Interstate Cooperatives


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. 

North Carolina representatives attended ETC’s spring and summer webinars. North Carolina sent one member to the ETC annual meeting on teaching and technology. Donna Murray was a presenter at the meeting.

North Carolina ETC representatives helped determine SREB’s 10 Critical Issues in Educational Technology and served on the working groups for revisions.

Deborah Goodman of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is a member of the ETC executive committee.

North Carolina ETC representatives and member agencies:

Katherine Davis, Learning Technology Systems Business Analyst, North Carolina Community College System

Deborah Goodman, Lead Consultant, Digital Teaching and Learning, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction >

Technology Purchasing Savings

Schools, universities and agencies in SREB states saved $8.3 million on over $83 million in technology purchases during fiscal year 2018 — more than double the FY2017 savings — through SREB’s participation in MHECtech discount agreements. Organizations in each of the 16 SREB states participated.

North Carolina saved $4,051,489 on $40,906,853​ in technology purchases in fiscal year 2018. >