The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) is a nonprofit organization that works with the global education community to accelerate the use of technology to solve tough problems and inspire innovation. Our worldwide network believes in the potential technology holds to transform teaching and learning. ACTEM is a valued affiliate of ISTE and connects with more than 70 other affiliates to share best practices, increase service to members, and strengthen impact in local education communities.
ISTE’s Vision and Mission:
ISTE’s vision is that all educators are empowered to harness technology to accelerate innovation in teaching and learning, and inspire learners to reach their greatest potential.
ISTE promotes a bold vision that technology can transform teaching and learning, accelerate innovation and solve tough problems in education. Through the ISTE Standards, evidence-based professional learning, virtual networks, practical guidance and thought-provoking events, ISTE inspires the creation of solutions and connections that improve opportunities for all learners.
ISTE membership provides a platform for educators, leaders and experts committed to and energized by the impact technology has on education. Members have access to curated tools and opportunities to build skills, connect and create with peers, and to participate as volunteers and content creators. If you are not yet a member of ISTE, we invite you to join and begin discovering the valuable resources available to you as a member.
ACTEM Bus to the ISTE 2019 Conference in Philadelphia, PA
Fifty Maine educators attended the ISTE Conference & Expo, a globally recognized conference focused on educational technology on June 23-26, 2019. ACTEM sponsored a chartered bus to this conference for our members. This bus sponsorship enabled a record number of Maine Educators to attend the ISTE 2019 Conference in Philly.