The North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium (NCRTEC) is one of 10 Regional Technology in Education Consortia funded by the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education. Our mission is to help schools and adult literacy programs to develop technology-embedded practices that lead to improved and engaged learning for students. Our region spans seven states: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Who We Serve
Over 24,000 schools and 9.9 million students are in the NCRTEC region. To expand our impact, we work with state departments of education, intermediate service agencies, and other organizations in each of our states. Our goal is to work closely with these agencies to assist them in providing high-quality professional development opportunities to the schools they serve.
What We Do
We develop and broker information, products, and services. Our portfolio has three fundamental areas:
Our core competency is the development of multimedia components and strategies for use in professional development contexts. We ground our work on a research-based professional development model that involves five dimensions: