March 9, 2015
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Lee Warne
Executive Director

Peter Young
Chief Financial Officer
AESA Marketplace - Now Open for Business!
AESA has now launched a place for ESA's to do business with each other - the AESA Marketplace.  The AESA Marketplace is a place for our members to do ESA to ESA business, a place to promote products and services developed by and for ESAs.  You can share successful programs or services or sell services and programs to each other.  There is no charge for member ESAs to utilize the AESA Marketplace.  To access this service, please complete this form and submit to  Postings will be for six months at a time with possibility for extension.  AESA reserves the right to determine postings and control of the Marketplace for the benefit of our members.  You will find this information on our website as well -
FCC Consideration of Broadband Changes
As you know, the FCC is considering changes to the broadband regulation.  Noelle Ellerson, who is AESA's liaison, submitted testimony on our behalf.  You can review this document  here.
AESA and McREL International
AESA is pleased to announce a 2015 business partnership renewal with McREL International, a nonprofit, education research and development organization that provides research based professional development and consulting to teachers and education leaders across the country.  With a staff of expert researchers and veteran education consultants - who were teachers and administrators themselves - McREL has a talent for turning research insights into practical guidance and effective resources that educators can use to help improve student outcomes.

In addition to serving schools and districts, McREL also develops resources, trainings, and special partnership opportunities for education service agencies. As an AESA business partner since 2012, McREL can help expand your agency's capacity to offer high-quality, research-based professional development programs to meet the needs of your members. Additionally, they offer a variety of partnership opportunities that you can use to generate revenue for your agency, such as co-hosting PD events and becoming authorized resellers of McREL products and services.

Should your agency be in need of a mission-driven partner to help you expand your capacity and increase your revenue, contact McREL's AESA partnership liaison, Lisa Maxfield, at 800.858.6830 or