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October tech-eNews & Updates
 did you know ILTPP secures bids on edtech products and services for Illinois schools? Using ILTPP contracts saves schools time and money - up to 50% savings!
Take a look for yourself within our Online Marketplace where you can search thousands of products in one easy location. 

ILTPP offers our members more than discounts on edtech products and services - offering professional development training both online and in-person, hosting events throughout the state, and sharing information from our vendor partners on trainings and current specials.
ILTPP Event Series

We are excited to launch another new opportunity for ILTPP Members to earn professional development clock hours and learn about new edtech initiatives. 


Lunch & Learn

With support from our vendor partners, ILTPP is offering FREE professional development Lunch & Learn events throughout the state during the school year.  The first event will be in Mt. Vernon in January, sponsored by ByteSpeed, featuring the topic "Preparing for Online Testing" which will cover device connectivity, wifi concerns, and best practices. For more information and to register please follow the link above.

Additional topics, dates and locations are being finalized, so please sign up to receive more information as it becomes available for these free events.
Google Summit

ILTPP is working with Troxell Communications and Eduscape to sponsor a Google Summit for ILTPP Members. The first Summit is being planned for this Winter in Central Illinois, and a second event in the Chicagoland area in the Spring.  More details coming soon!
Microsoft Azure 123 

Microsoft will be hosting a series of six webinars showcasing typical scenarios seen in many K-12 schools where cloud has been adopted to support.
This series is intended for IT faculty, staff and anyone who has a vested interest in their school district saving $$ and transforming the student, faculty and teacher user experience.

November 4: How to Start Your Journey to the Cloud with Only $100/month
November 11: Save Money While Improving Resiliency
November 18: Develop New Capabilities for Your District Faster with Cloud App Development
December 2: Leverage Hybrid Tooling and Move to the Cloud at Your Own Pace
December 9: Learn How Deploying Workloads in the Cloud Can Increase Your Security Posture
December 16: Securing Identity and Access for Students and Faculty

IETC 2016

The 23rd Annual Illinois Education & Technology Conference is a three-day professional development conference focused on technology integration strategies, engaging instructional practices, digital tools and resources, and emerging trends for teachers, administrators, and technology staff. 

ILTPP, as a Gold Sponsor, will be partnering with ByteSpeed to offer a 60-minute presentation featuring Gravity Gaming for Education - Virtual Reality in the Classroom. You wont want to miss it!
JourneyEd.com to Offer Technology Leasing Service

JourneyEd.com has announced the new availability of a technology leasing service for schools to help make it simpler, easier and more affordable to take advantage of modern technology. 
This new leasing service will be available to ILTPP Members through the ILTPP Contract. 
To learn more about the new technology leasing program, how it works and how to take advantage of the benefits offered, contact Christine McConnell at JourneyEd.com at cmcconnell@journeyed.com or 800.876.3507 x7122. 
New Pricing on Devices

Our latest competitively bid contracts have been finalized and are available for purchase. Vendors were awarded product lines from the Chromebook Computing Device and Windows Computing Device RFPs. Purchases may be made with the vendor directly or within the ILTPP Online Marketplace.

ByteSpeed
ASUS Transformerbook, 4GB, 1 yr accidental  $332
ByteSpeed Convertible Classmate, 4GB  $475

SHI
Lenovo N42 Chromebook, 4GB  $194.91
HP Chromebook 14 G4, 4GB  $218.27
Samsung Chromebook 3, 4GB  $211.59 

Troxell Communications 
ASUS C202SA, 4GB  $168.27
Acer C910, 4GB  $287.35

CDW-G
Lenovo N22, 4GB  $161
HP Chromebook 11 G4 Education Edition, 4GB  $169

*These are only a few of the items available through the ILTPP bid contracts, view all items and pricing in the ILTPP Marketplace.









IPA Education Leaders Fall Conference & Exhibition: October 16-18 in Springfield

ILTPP will be attending the conference and exhibiting in the IPA Educational Exhibition on Monday, October 17. The theme of this year's conference is Reimagine Leadership and is sure to be a great few days. Stop by our booth (#201) to say hello and grab some ILTPP swag!

Register Now!

TechCon: October 18 in Naperville, IL
ILTPP will be attending TechCon 2016 at the NUI Naperville Conference Center. Superintendents, business officials, technology and curriculum leaders can all benefit from this inspiring day of learning and collaboration. We look forward to seeing you there!!


Jumpstart Your Cloud Strategy through CDW Cloud Planning Services: October 27 @ 12pm
Free webinar for ILTPP Members sponsored by CDW, featuring Cloud Client Executive John Whitenack. Join us to learn more about how CDW Cloud Planning Services combines workshops, diagnostic services and consulting engagements to help organizations determine which applications and workloads are eligible for the cloud. 

Special Buy Opportunities
Exclusively for ILTPP Members
ScholarBuys Chromebook Education Bundle

ScholarBuys and Lenovo have teamed up with ILTPP to offer an exclusive discount on their Chromebook education bundle for $7,999. For more information please contact ScholarBuys.

(30) Lenovo N22 2GB Chromebooks
(30) Google Management Licenses
(1) 30-unit Lock-n-Charge Cart
Plus Free Standard Shipping 

*Upgrade to 4GB for $599 extra
*Available through October 31
Cloud Video Conferencing

Zoom Communications has partnered with ILTPP to offer Illinois PK-12 districts access to their online video conferencing system. Zoom offers HD video, audio and screen sharing for up to 200 video participants, devices or room systems. Zoom has all the online meeting features you need - instant or scheduled meetings, screen sharing, remote controls, co-annotation, host controls, private or group chat and recording - but is also much faster and simpler to use than traditional web conferencing solutions.

ILTPP Member price is $85/host license for 1 year. Purchases may be made in the ILTPP Marketplace. 

For more information please contact Allyson Eberhart at aeberhart@iltpp.org or 217.892.2844.
Enrollment ends Wednesday, November 30, 2016. 
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