The Microsoft Education Partner Network now gives U.S. partners who serve education customers more information and resources to build their businesses.

MEPN_USCommunityHPPartners serving schools and universities in the United States now have a special place in the global Microsoft Education Partner Network (MEPN). MEPN is the only dedicated community for Microsoft partners who provide technology solutions to education clients. Microsoft partners will find relevant tools and a community that helps them grow their business. Members of the Microsoft Partner Network simply sign in with their Live ID to participate in this new community.

Within this new community, U.S. partners can expect a regular cadence of fresh content, including 15-minute NewsCast videos for news, vision, and trends; and conversation and connections between partners and key Microsoft personnel.

Community Link: https://www.mseducommunity.com/us/Pages/default.aspx

NewsCasts Deliver Real-World News, Trends, and Inspiration—in 15 Minutes

Our entertaining moderator, “Chris Tudius,” leads a 15-minute conversation around the news and trends relevant to U.S. partners serving education clients in schools and universities.

Our guest partner for the inaugural NewsCast on June 13 will be Danny Kim, from Full Armor. Full Armor offers cloud-based technology to schools so they can access their technology via the internet for e-Learning and communication between students, staff, and parents. In addition, Martine Cadet, Microsoft Education Marketing Manager, will provide updates from the Microsoft “Student 360” vision.

NewsCast Agenda for Wednesday, June 13
10:00am – 10:15am Pacific Time
REGISTRATION LINK

  1. News: Education Priorities in 2012 –Consolidated from news, research, recent conferences like ISTE and an on-the-street perspective from Danny. Take away opportunities and messages to help you sell today.
  2. Vision: Sharing the “Student 360” vision to inspire Teaching & E-learning Solutions. See Microsoft’s new roadmap to education solutions that can be deployed and connected over time with your schools and university clients. Paint the vision of getting students “College Ready” and “Career Ready” for a sustained relationship in helping them realize their vision.
  3. Trending: “The Internet of Things” Consider the layer of digital connectivity on top of our current infrastructure of “things”—from sharing equipment across schools and districts, tracking students, or even tagging physical objects to build an Augmented Reality. Learn about this trend and how it applies to education.

Join in, ask questions, and get a concentrated set of information in just 15 minutes. Register for the NewsCast at https://vts.inxpo.com/Launch/QReg.htm?ShowKey=9763&LangLocaleID=1033&GroupID=AttendeeReg.