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As a program of EducationPlus, the Midwest Education Technology Community (METC) ISTE affiliate is dedicated to assisting the education community through support, promotion, and leadership in the effective use of educational technology. Established in 2010 and consisting of educators from the Missouri area and beyond, METC ISTE affiliate allows anyone in education to join our collaborative community.

Cost to Join the METC ISTE affiliate:

Benefits of Joining:

  • Network with those with similar interests all across the state by joining one of our Professional Learning Networks (PLN's are formerly SIGs or Special Interest Groups) (see below).
  • By participating in a PLN, you will gain access to the METC online community where you can access resources and network.
  • Purchase ISTE books at special discounted prices.
  • And more!

METC ISTE affiliate Professional Learning Networks (PLNs)
Though these PLNs you will be able to connect and network with educators that have the same interests as you. All those that join a PLN will gain access to the METC online community which will be the hub from which the PLN will provide resources, interaction, etc. 

  • Media Literacy
  • Mobile Learning
  • Early Learning
  • Science & STEM
  • World Languages
  • Technology Coordinators
  • SPED/Gifted
  • Administrators

Members of the METC ISTE affiliate will also receive special viewing/treatment at the Midwest Education Technology Community conference or METC15:

  • METC conference - ISTE affiliate Book Store discount
  • EducationPlus member pricing for conference registration
  • Invitation to PLN sponsored sessions
  • Access to select archived METC conference sessions
  • Recognition on name badge (Ribbon)
  • Special invitations to METC ISTE affiliate events


The METC ISTE affiliate will present the winner(s) of the Making IT Happen award at the conference. “Making IT Happen” is an internationally recognized awards program for educators and leaders in the field of educational technology integration in K–12 schools. The Making IT Happen award is sponsored by the Pearson Foundation and Cable in the Classroom.

2013-2014 METC Making IT Happen Winners

Fall 2013 Winner

Karen Engelkenjohn

Spring 2014 Winner

MIH Spring 2014 Winner

Karen Engelkenjohn, Ladue School District Will Blaylock, Rockwood School District

Nominate a colleague for one of our three annual awards. Nominations are currently closed.

  • Outstanding Teacher

    Recognizes and honors one teacher who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology to improve education.
  • Outstanding Leader

    Recognizes and honors one leader who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology to improve education.
  • Outstanding Young Educator
    Presented to an outstanding young educator (under the age of 35) who demonstrates vision, innovation, action, and transformation using technology to improve teaching and learning.

Contact the METC ISTE rep, Megan Moncure at for more information.

Last modified: Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 2:05 PM