Top Five Ways Educators Benefit from the Merger


  1. Uniting technology with pedagogy to design the future of education.

  2. Setting the pace for innovation in education.

  3. Expanding support for the whole educator with evidenced-based learning.

  4. Building a larger community of passionate, life-changing educators.

  5. Leading with courage and conviction to reimagine education.

Meet the Agents of Change


ISTE inspires educators worldwide to use technology to innovate teaching and learning, accelerate good practice and solve tough problems in education.
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We create practical, timely, affordable professional learning to help educators and instructional leaders provide students with a modern, equitable, and quality education.
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Richard Culatta, ISTE CEO and recognized global education leader, will lead the newly formed organization. Prior to joining ISTE in 2017, he served as the chief innovation officer for the state of Rhode Island and was the director of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology. Richard and family live in Virginia.

"Bringing together ISTE's leadership in innovation and technology with ASCD's expertise in inclusive pedagogy creates an organization uniquely positioned to reimagine learning."
—Richard Culatta

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