An interstate cooperative to increase high school graduation rates, access to education beyond high school, and postsecondary degree completion — particularly for those who would be the first in their families to enroll. Go Alliance research, services and professional development focus on college access policy and communications strategies to motivate students to plan for and apply to college.
Louisiana is a Go Alliance member state.
Go Alliance Representative: Tireka Cobb, Director, Field Outreach Services, Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
Educational Technology Cooperative
Membership group of state K-12 and higher education coordinating and governing boards that represent more than 800 colleges and universities and 3,100 school districts in SREB states. The ETC focuses member agencies and state policymakers on using technology wisely, helps states understand technology issues, and forms an action agenda for effectively using technology in education.
Louisiana representatives attended the spring and summer webinars. Louisiana sent two attendees to the 2017 ETC annual meeting on teaching and technology.
Louisiana ETC representatives helped determine SREB’s 10 Critical Issues in Educational Technology and served on working groups for revisions. Lance Neal of the Louisiana Board of Regents served on the ETC executive committee.
Louisiana ETC Representatives and Member Agencies
Carol Mosley, State Education Technology and e-Rate Director, Louisiana Department of Education
Karthik Poobalasubramanian, Programmer/Analyst, Louisiana Board of Regents
Technology Purchasing Savings
Schools, universities and agencies in SREB states saved $3.3 million on over $33 million in technology purchases during fiscal year 2017 — double the FY2016 savings — through SREB’s participation in MHECtech discount agreements. Organizations in each of the 16 SREB states participated.
Louisiana saved $461,840 on $4,669,542 in technology purchases in fiscal year 2017.