ITC, or the Instructional Technology Council, is an interest group based in Washington that promulgates distance education opportunities to nearly 400 institutes of higher learning throughout the U.S. and Canada. The group promotes educational technologies as a way to advance higher learning.Continue Reading
Part of ITC's mission involves preparing high school students for college by encouraging local school districts to employ technology as a learning tool. ITC works with other organizations to promote new technology adoption within three to five years to make learning more efficient without reducing the quality of a public education.
ITC is a lobbying group with an annual revenue of more than $376,000 in 2012. The group had three employees at the Washington office in that year.Learn more about K-12 Curriculum
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