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As a member of the OETC consortium, you get the cooperative power of 1,100 institutions representing 2.3 million students, plus access to the best 新澳门六合彩资料 technology via competitively bid contracts.

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Membership Benefits

In exchange for a nominal annual membership fee (waived the first year), schools, districts, universities and libraries have access to all the following:

Contracts with OETC

Contracts

OETC鈥檚 RFP process adheres to model contracting laws, and all documentation is publicly accessible for the benefit of our membership. We also offer extremely competitive prices, and offer discounts beyond already-discounted education pricing.

Consulting

OETC offers vast institutional knowledge from our more than three decades in the 新澳门六合彩资料 technology space and thousands of member institutions. As a nonprofit, we鈥檙e only interested in what鈥檚 best for our members 鈥 not our bottom line.

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Connection with OETC

Connection

We are a small, non-profit team that prides ourselves in forming relationships with our members. Our dedicated staff provide support to ensure a positive purchasing experience, and we hold events throughout the year where CIOs and IT teams can connect and share ideas.

Who we serve

K-12

Educational Service Districts

Higher Education

Private schools

What You Need to Know

Before you begin OETC鈥檚 online membership application, we recommend reviewing these sources of information:

Which institutions are eligible for OETC Membership?

Memberships are for the benefit of an 新澳门六合彩资料 institution; individuals seeking membership must apply through their institution.

The following types of institutions are eligible for membership:

  • Any accredited 新澳门六合彩资料 institution
  • Pre-K, K-16 and Higher Education
  • Public and private institutions
  • Educational Service Districts
  • State Departments of Education

An 新澳门六合彩资料 institution is defined as an incorporated or governmental not-for-profit entity with the purpose of providing direct instruction to students in grades K-20 applicable towards a degree recognized by an independent accreditation organization. State and local governments may purchase through our contracts, but they cannot vote in board elections.

Who is eligible to fill out the membership application?

Any employee at an accredited 新澳门六合彩资料 institution can fill out the general information for the membership application.

Who is eligible to authorize an application for their institution?

The membership application must receive an authorization signature from the Main Technology Contact to finalize the process. The Main Technology Contact person is usually, but not always, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Chief Information Officer (CIO), or Information Technology (IT) Manager at the institution.

The Main Technology Contact must be able to:

  1. Legally enter into a purchase agreement with OETC.
  2. Represent the applicant 新澳门六合彩资料 institution as a voting member in the annual Board Member elections.

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Email, fax, or mail the signed terms and conditions back to OETC to finalize the application.

  • Email: help@oetc.org
  • Fax: (503) 625-0504
  • Mail: 471 High St SE
    STE 10
    Salem, Oregon 97301

What do my membership fees pay for?

Negotiation Power
  • Our team, which includes several dedicated support staff, a contracts specialist, a membership relations team with an understanding of your institution and their needs;
  • Access to more than 1,000,000 products through competitively bid contracts that comply with all state and local laws in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, California, Alaska and Hawaii;
  • Specially negotiated savings, incentives and pricing normally only available to large institutions;
  • Impartial, non-profit driven advice on tech and licensing best-practices;
  • Invitations to special member-only events and webinars;
  • Exceptionally competitive pricing 鈥 and expertise 鈥 on Microsoft, Adobe, Chromebooks and more.
Organization Type or Size Price
K-12 Institution 鈥 100 or fewer students $35.00
K-12 Institution 鈥 101鈥500 students $75.00
K-12 Institution 鈥 501鈥2000 students $150.00
K-12 Institution 鈥 2001+ students $300.00
Education Service District (ESD, ESA) $150.00
Higher Education, Community Colleges $300.00
State Department of Education $500.00

The application is three steps, and should take less than 10 minutes. Here鈥檚 the information you need:

  1. Institutional Information

    • Educational Institution Name
    • Type of Institution
    • Full Time Equivalent of Staff
    • Full Time Enrollment of Students

    These numbers are estimates and do not need to be exact. They determine the membership fee bracket you will be placed in based on the general size of your institution.

  2. Billing and Shipping Information

    • Billing contact information 鈥 the billing contact should be the person at your institution responsible for receiving invoices
    • Billing address
    • Shipping address (if different from the billing address)

    This information allows OETC operations to verify the credibility of your institution.

    We do not charge you any membership fees for the first year; afterwards, fees are charged annually.

  3. Main Technology Contact Information

    This person is usually, but not always, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Chief Information Officer (CIO), or Information Technology (IT) Manager; they must be legally able to enter into a purchase agreement with OETC.

    The Main Technology Contact will also represent the applicant institution as a voting member, and cast an annual vote to elect members of the OETC Board.

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The Main Technology Contact must send a signed version of the terms and conditions to OETC to finalize the application process.

Email: help@oetc.org

Mail:
471 High St. SE
STE 10 – Creekside
Salem, OR 97301

Fax: (503) 625-0504

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