Affiliations & Partnerships
At Academic Business Advisors we believe in the importance of being a part of the Education Community in many ways. In addition to the value it provides us personally, our involvement allows us to use our knowledge and understanding of such organizations to the benefit of our clients. Itâ€™s not just a win- win, but a win-win-win! You can learn about some of the organization we support and are actively engaged with below:
The Software & Information Industry Association is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. ABA serves in several leadership positions in the vital education division.
Youth Rights Media is a New Haven, Connecticut-based nonprofit dedicated to empowering youth to know, protect and advance their rights. YRM builds youth power and leadership by teaching media production and community organizing, equipping young people with tools, skills, and strategies for affecting change within themselves and their communities. We believe strongly in their work on behalf of youth.
CFY is a national nonprofit organization that helps students, teachers, and parents use digital learning to improve educational outcomes. ABA has been involved with CFY for several years, often helping to bridge their work to the efforts of educational publishers, and providing general advisement.
AFS is a non-profit international exchange organization for students and adults that operates in more than 50 countries, and organizes and supports intercultural learning experiences. Founded by volunteer ambulance drivers following WWII, and sustained to this day by an international cadre of tens of thousands of volunteers, AFS has transformed the lives of millions of students, families and individuals.
As we know, Technology offers opportunities and challenges. The education sphere has its own special needs. Here, individuals get together to talk, share stories, and learn from each other. What makes students tick? What works when working with(in) institutions? How can technology help? Where are the opportunities to help the students? How can we help improve education? These are some of the challenges this group seeks to solve together.
The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit membership association launched by state education agency leaders in 2001 to serve, support and represent their emerging interests and needs with respect to the use of technology for teaching, learning, and school operations. ABA was the first company invited to join a new program as a Channel Partner.
CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) is the premier professional association for district technology leaders. For over two decades, CoSN has provided leaders with the management, community building, and advocacy tools they need to succeed. Today, CoSN represents over 10 million students in school districts nationwide and continues to grow as a powerful and influential voice in K-12 education.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTEÂ®) is the premier nonprofit organization serving educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. ISTE serves more than 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world.