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About Us

Our vision is that all students engage in transformative learning experiences that spark their imagination and prepare them to thrive in learning and life.

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Be Bold With Us!

ISTE's mission is to empower educators to reimagine and redesign learning through impactful pedagogy and meaningful technology use. We achieve this by offering transformative professional learning, fostering vibrant communities, and ensuring that digital tools and experiences are accessible and effective.

In 2023, ISTE merged with ASCD, combining expertise in technology and innovation with research-based professional learning for educators and education leaders. In 2019, ISTE acquired EdSurge, an independent education news site that delivers education-focused journalism and research, and supports the education industry with a Product Index, Jobs Board and more.

Expertise & Impact

ISTE inspires the creation of solutions and connections that improve opportunities for all learners by delivering: practical guidance, evidence-based professional learning, virtual networks, thought-provoking events and the ISTE Standards.

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Key Initiatives

We focus on key areas — like artificial intelligence in education, digital citizenship and STEAM — to help educators use technology to revolutionize education.

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ISTE Standards

The ISTE Standards guide educators, leaders and coaches in using technology to create high-impact, sustainable, scalable and equitable learning.

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Learning Library

Find ideas and strategies on using technology for learning from our blog posts, podcasts, books and journals. Members have access to even more content, like webinars and topic guides.

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Professional Development

We offer flexible PD for individuals and districts, preservice through recertification, including research-based ISTE U courses and ISTE Certification.

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ISTE hosts events that bring together educators, leaders, edtech companies and policymakers to rethink how to use technology to drive learning.

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Our members are educators, school leaders and experts interested in building skills, connecting with peers and standing out in their fields.

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Edtech Providers

Through the Edtech Solutions Network, the ISTE Seal and the EdSurge Product Index, we help solution providers and educators work together to rethink education.

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