Industry Memberships and Sponsorships

At Educational Systemics we believe in taking an active role in the evolution of our industry and are proud to participate in and support these leading education industry associations and programs.

e-AAP Pre-K-12 Learning Group
A recently created division within AAP, the PreK-12 Learning Group serves its diverse membership by providing valuable resources and industry intelligence; fostering a fair, competitive and robust market; and encouraging the development of professional, quality content for teaching and learning. The Learning Group engages state, local, and federal policy leaders on such issues as funding, curriculum, testing, and literacy, and also organizes events, awards, and programs to support professionals at all levels.

Michael has co-chaired the Content in Context (CIC) Conference for the past two years and is chairing the Conference in 2014. Educational Systemics has worked with the AAP’s 501(3)(c) arm, the AEP, on the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) supporting publishers in their implementation of the LRMI. Michael also participates in the Education Publishers Forum (EPF) of the International Publishers Association (IPA) to represent AAP member interests along with Jay Diskey of the AAP.

Software Information Industry Association (SIIA)
The Software and Information Industry Association’s (SIIA’s) Education Division participates, shapes and supports the education industry by providing leadership, advocacy and critical marketing information to promote the success of education technology and content providers.

Educational Systemics is an active participant in the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) of which Michael Jay was an Education Board member for eight years (co-chair for three) and continues to chair the Technology and Development Working Group.

Bellingham City Club
The City Club of Bellingham is comprised of citizens with diverse backgrounds cooperating to promote informed discussion of issues important to the community. The City Club provides a forum for discussion, analyze community issues, encourage responsible citizenship, discover common ground, and foster constructive problem solving. On the West Coast, there are 11 City Clubs from Bellingham to San Diego that provide their members with thought-provoking programs and discussions of community issues.

Educational Systemics is proud to be a Sponsoring Member of the Bellingham City Club.