NMC’s NGO Partners are a select group of not-for-profit institutions that share our passions around innovation, learning and creativity. The collaboration between the NMC and our NGO Partners enhances the connections between our respective communities, and provides a way to easily share our respective research, expertise, and insights with each other. The goal with our NGO Partners is to leverage our mutual strengths — the old aphorism of “a rising tide lifts all boats” holds true. That is what the NGO Partner Program is all about! NMC’s NGO Partners receive the regular NMC member benefits and a host of other benefits, which can include, but are not limited to: Complimentary exchange of membership between the association and NMC. (You must be a not-for-profit to qualify); Your organization’s logo and web link posted on the NGO Partners page of the NMC website; Year-round partner recognition and appreciation; and, Collaboration on grants and professional development programs, as appropriate. Below are some of the remarkable NGOs with whom NMC partners. The Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) eliterature.org The Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) is a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization founded in 1999 with a mission to “facilitate and promote the writing, publishing, and reading of literature in electronic media.” American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy www.aacp.org The mission of AACP is to lead and partner with our members in advancing pharmacy education, research, scholarship, practice and service to improve societal health. CUE www.cue.org MISSION: CUE provides leadership and support to advance student achievement in the educational technology community. Coalition for Networked Information www.cni.org The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) is dedicated to supporting the transformative promise of digital information technology for the advancement of scholarly communication and the enrichment of intellectual productivity. Some 220 institutions representing higher education, publishing, information technology, scholarly and professional organizations, foundations, and libraries and library organizations make up CNI’s members; CNI is entirely funded through membership dues. Semi-annual membership meetings bring together representatives of CNI’s constituencies to discuss ... Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) www.cosn.org CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) is the premier professional association for district technology leaders. For over two decades, CoSN has provided leaders with the management, community building, and advocacy tools they need to succeed. Today, CoSN represents over 10 million students in school districts nationwide and continues to grow as a powerful and influential voice in K-12 education. - See more at: http://www.cosn.org/about-cosn#sthash.b1mOKIM5.dpuf Doug Engelbart Institute dougengelbart.org The Doug Engelbart Institute* was launched in 1988 by Doug Engelbart and his daughter Christina Engelbart to further his lifelong career goal of boosting our ability to better address complex, urgent problems. As he saw it, both the rate and the scale of change are increasing very rapidly worldwide, and we as a people must get that much faster and smarter at anticipating, assessing, and responding to important challenges collectively if ... EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative www.educause.edu/eli The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) began as the National Learning Infrastructure Initiative, or NLII. The NLII started in 1994, at a time when most campuses had adopted IT for administrative purposes, but few viewed technology as central to a successful learning environment. NLII sought to drive systemic change in higher education by identifying how technology could best support effective teaching and learning. Emerging Learning Design at MSU eld.montclair.edu The Emerging Learning Design Conference (ELD) is an annual event hosted by Montclair State University (MSU) in New Jersey. ELD's mission is to provide a space to showcase innovation in higher education as well as to engage in a vibrant and dynamic discourse regarding pedagogy and how technology can better enhance or transform it. Global Oneness Project www.globalonenessproject.org The Global Oneness Project is a free multimedia education platform which has been producing and curating cultural and environmental stories since 2006. Each month, a new story is released in the form of an article, film, or photo essay. The interdisciplinary stories examine global issues with a personal and humanistic lens, offering ways to bring the world to teachers’ classrooms. Free lesson plans accompany the stories, which are aligned to ... International Society for Technology in Education www.iste.org The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) is the premier nonprofit organization serving educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. ISTE serves more than 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world. Learning Revolution learningrevolution.com The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. The great majority of these events are free to attend. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. The technologies of the Internet and the Web ... National Geographic Society www.nationalgeographic.com/education The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888. It is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation. National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) www.nisod.org The National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) has been dedicated to the professional development of faculty, administrator STORYCENTER www.storycenter.org/index1.html Mission: To promote the value of story as a means for compassionate community action. We partner with organizations around the world to develop programs which support individuals in rediscovering how to listen to each other and share first person stories. Our group process and the stories that emerge serve as effective tools for change amidst a world of technology and media overload. What We Offer: Whether you are interested in ... TakingItGlobal www.tigweb.org TakingITGlobal is one of the world's leading networks of young people learning about, engaging with, and working towards tackling global challenges. Our Vision Youth around the world actively engaged and connected in shaping a more inclusive, peaceful and sustainable world. Our Mission TakingITGlobal empowers youth to understand and act on the world's greatest challenges.