SIIA Ed Tech Government Forum
Today's Policies . . . Tomorrow's Education Market

March 12-13, 2008 - Hall of States - Washington, DC

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1:1 Business Connections with
Federal R&D Agencies & Education Organizations

The following information from participating organizations and agencies is intended to provide ETGF attendees with a baseline of information for your 1:1 meetings. Review prior to the meetings will enable more productive use of the limited 1:1 meeting time.

American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)

  • AACC Corporate Program
  • AACC Facts 2008 overview
  • Advertising in the Community College Times and the Community College Journal

    American Association of School Administrators (AASA)

  • AASA Center for System Leadership Brochure
  • AASA Center for System Leadership Research Roundtable Program Book
  • AASA Website
  • AASA Center for System Leadership
  • AASA Partners

    Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

  • ASCD Background

    Association of Educational Service Agencies (AESA)

  • AESA Business Services brochure

    Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)

  • CoSN Corporate Member Brochure

    Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)

  • About the Council
  • CCSSO Learning Wheel

    NASA Learning Technologies

  • NASA For Educators

    National Science Foundation (NSF)

  • About NSF's Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) Program

    National School Boards Association (NSBA)

  • NSBA Vendor Opportunities

    State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA)

  • Become A Sponsor

    U.S. Department of Defense - Advanced Distributed Learning (DoD-ADL)

  • About Advanced Distributed Learning

    U.S. Department of Education's Institute for Education Sciences (USED-IES)

    • Institute of Education Sciences (IES)
      Through its Education Technology Research Program and its Small Business Innovation Research Program, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) in the US Department of Education (ED) provides funding for the research and development, and evaluation, of new or existing educational technologies that enhance student learning, teacher quality, or the way schools are operated.

      To schedule a conference call to discuss your project ideas or to discuss the programs in general, please contact Edward Metz, at

    • Education Technology Grants Research
      The Education Technology Grants Research program funds projects to develop or evaluate education technology tools that improve student learning in math, science, or reading/writing, or tools that improve teacher quality. The technology should be appropriate for use in education delivery settings. Funding levels vary depending on the goal of the project, but can be multi-year and in the $1 to $2+ million range overall. Applications for 2009 funding are due June 26, 2008, or October 2, 2008. See the RFA here.

    • Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
      The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program provides funds for profit small businesses (500 employees or less) to develop and evaluate cutting edge education technology products. The 2009 RFP for this program will be available in November 2008, with proposals due in January, 2009. Awards can be up $850K. ( more information )

      Learn more about the Institute of Education Sciences and the National Center for Education Research on their websites

    U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (USED-OSEP)

  • About the Research to Practice division
  • OSEP Research Opportunities