EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association and the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education. Members of EDUCAUSE include U.S. and international institutions of higher education, corporations serving the higher education information technology market, and other related associations and organizations. Texas State is an institutional member of EDUCAUSE, so all Texas State faculty and staff are eligible to receive EDUCAUSE members' benefits.
Note: The costs for individual professional development, conference attendance, and training with EDUCAUSE are normally covered by a faculty member’s academic unit.
Create a Profile with EDUCAUSE
If you are a Texas State faculty or staff member, visit EDUCAUSE’s New User Creation page to create an EDUCAUSE profile. Once you've created your profile, EDUCAUSE will send you relevant content via email based on your areas of interest.
Professional Development with EDUCAUSE
EDUCAUSE provides professional development and networking opportunities for IT professionals. Through the Career Center, EDUCAUSE updates users on a variety of IT job opportunities in higher education, and provides a platform for employers to post job opportunities. EDUCAUSE also offers a number of opportunities for people in leadership and management positions in IT fields within higher education.
EDUCAUSE Conferences and Events
The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference convenes IT professionals and other technology providers from all areas of higher education. The conference brings professionals together to share ideas, create networking opportunities, and to explore new technology strategies in higher education. Learn more about the various opportunities that the conference provides on the conference’s Programs and Tracks page.
Other popular resources available from EDUCAUSE include the following:
- EDUCAUSE Review – an award-winning publication looking at issues and trends in higher ed IT
- Research – reports and tools to enhance decision making, including:
- Professional Development Events Calendar
- Online Discussion Groups
- EDUCAUSE Library – a large collection of information about higher education technology
EDUCAUSE also lets you find content and connect with peers in specific Focus Areas, including leadership and management, enterprise IT, security, policy, and teaching and learning.