Education technology can transform the lives of young people. Expanding the availability of education technology is fraught with multiple challenges including funding, technical issues, academic outcomes, and procurement hurdles. These factors and others can cause the experience of adopting education technology to be difficult and slow. ITAPS champions public policy on behalf of education technology-focused companies, seeking to educate the customer regarding the challenges identified above and work to improve the opportunity for innovation adoption in the K-12 sector.
ITAPS Letter Endorsing Amy Tong for CA CIO & CDT Director April 14, 2017 (April 19, 2017)
ITAPS letter to California Senate Rules Committee endorsing Amy Tong's nomination for Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the California Department of Technology sent April 14, 2017.
Houston We Have A Problem: Texas Senate Bill 20 Proves to be an IT Mistake (August 15, 2016)
The IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of ITI, has submitted written testimony for a hearing being held in Austin today urging the Texas legislature to revisit Senate Bill 20, which made ...
Virginia Takes a Step in the Right Direction for IT Projects (March 07, 2016)
ITAPS applauds the Virginia General Assembly and Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) for passing into law Senate Bill 150 to better balance the interests of the commonwealth of Virginia and the private sector ...
Texas Business and Tech Groups Caution Texas Legislators Against Adding Red Tape to State Procurement (May 24, 2017)
AUSTIN – Seven leading groups representing Texas businesses and technology companies released a letter today addressed to state legislators supporting a bill that would improve the way the state contracts ...