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Northwest Council for Computer Education is first northwest organization to join The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) Affiliate Program

(Coeur d’Alene, Idaho) – November 24, 2014, The Northwest Council for Computer Education (NCCE) recently announced a strategic partnership with SETDA as part of a three-year pilot affiliate program to serve, support and represent the interests and needs of the state education agency leaders with respect to the use of technology for teaching, learning and school operations.

“Building relationships across regional, national and international organizations are critical for the success of implementing policy and practice that supports 21st century learning and teaching throughout the education ecosystem. NCCE becoming an affiliate member of SETDA will support the ongoing success of both organizations as well as those that they support,” stated David Walddon, Former President of the Board of Directors, NCCE and Current Treasurer of the Board of Directors, SETDA.

In order to qualify to be a SETDA affiliate, NCCE had to be a regional (multi-state), non-profit membership organizations that serve public K-12 education. NCCE serves educational institutions across the United States and US territories by providing professional learning opportunities to educational professionals.

“Supporting our state education leaders in the Northwest and representing emerging technology interests and needs has always been a key mission for NCCE,” stated Heidi Rogers, CEO/Executive Director of NCCE. “ We are excited to be the first nonprofit organization to join the new SETDA Affiliate program. It just made sense for us to be strategic partners with SETDA and represent our members in ID, MT, OR and WA.”

For more information about professional learning opportunities for educators please visit ncce.org and setda.org.

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