Nine Key Resources to Ignite Learning & Transform Education
EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association with over 100,000 individual members. The EDUCAUSE community includes “technology, academic, industry, and campus leaders who are committed to advancing higher education through the use of IT.” EDUCAUSE was formed in 1998 through a merger between two professional associations, Educom and CAUSE. Educom started in 1964 with a five-year grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. CAUSE grew out of a user group called “College and University Systems Exchange” in 1962. The combined service, synergy, and commitment to the higher education information technology community has made “EDUCAUSE” a preeminent association. The “Who We Are” link on the EDUCAUSE website provides educators with detailed information about the association, membership, corporate engagement, and careers at EDUCAUSE.
EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology.
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The resources provided by EDUCAUSE are extensive. The website shares innovative and research-informed materials for EDUCAUSE’s broad community that includes presidents, chief information officers, senior executives, faculty, instructional designers, and advisors. EDUCAUSE also provides services that support career development and advancement within higher education.
The EDUCAUSE Career Center is an excellent resource for individuals seeking a new career and for employers who are searching for the right candidate. The field of information technology in higher education is expansive so EDUCAUSE provides access to tools and resources to assist both members and non-members in meeting their diverse needs. Features and benefits include a searchable resume database, auto notification of qualified candidates, job activity tracking reports, and more. The Career Center is accessible online with Customer Support available by email and phone.
EDUCAUSE is recognized for its publications, conferences, and professional development. For over a decade, the Horizon Report has provided critical insight and perspectives from a global panel of leaders on key trends and emerging technologies sharing the future of higher education. Top 10 IT Issues, 2022 is another publication by EDUCAUSE that explores technology and trends related to higher education.Top 10 IT Issues, 2022 includes a report, infographic, and a video summary. EDUCAUSE Review provides weekly updates on higher education IT trends. Subscribing to EDUCAUSE Review weekly emails can be done through the EDUCAUSE website.
EDUCAUSE conferences are offered throughout the year with the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference being one of the most coveted for higher education leaders, CIOs, faculty, instructional designers, presenters, and vendors. As part of the annual conference, EDUCAUSE supports up and coming innovative tech companies through Start-Up Alley. EDUCAUSE shares “Signature Spring Conferences” that include the Cybersecurity and Privacy Professionals Conference, ELI Annual Meeting, and NERCOMP Annual Conference. In addition to the conferences, EDUCAUSE offers the EDUCAUSE Institute, Learning Experiences, and Career Advancement Guides.
EDUCAUSE also recognizes the accomplishments of its members through the EDUCAUSE Awards Program. Each year, members are recognized for their work as exemplary leaders in higher education by the following awards: Leadership Award; Community Leadership Award; DEI Leadership Award; and Rising Star Award. Nomination requirements for each award are provided on the EDUCAUSE website.
EDUCAUSE also recognizes the accomplishments of its members through the EDUCAUSE Awards Program. Each year, members are recognized for their work as exemplary leaders in higher education by the following awards: Leadership Award; Community Leadership Award; DEI Leadership Award; and Rising Star Award. Nomination requirements are provided by EDUCAUSE for each of these awards.
Learn more about EDUCAUSE by visiting their website!
EDUCAUSE: Advancing higher education through the use of IT.