District 49 recognizes and appreciates the fast pace at which Technology evolves, particularly in education and as such, embraces the standards created by ISTE. The ISTE Standards (formerly "National Educational Technology Standards" or NETS) are a framework for implementing digital strategies in education to positively impact learning, teaching and leading. Click on the links below to view the standards.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is a nonprofit organization that serves educators interested in better use of technology in education. ISTE serves more than 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world through individual and organizational membership and support services. ISTE provides educational technology resources to support professional learning for educators and education leaders, including the ISTE Conference and Expo, a worldwide comprehensive ed tech event, and the widely adopted ISTE Standards for learning, teaching and leading with technology.