DA’s Top EdTech Products of the Year 2025 contest is now open!

Submit your entry early for the best new top edtech solution for K12 and get a discount on the submission fee.

The contest is now open for the District Administration Top EdTech Products awards, which are designed to showcase the latest in edtech innovation, with the emphasis on how these technology solutions are breaking new ground in the edtech market. 

This year we’ve expanded the categories to the following:

• Future Learning Technology Student Learning Technology
• Administrative & Management Systems Technology
• CTE, Upskilling & Credential Technology
• Educator Curriculum & Instructional Technology
• Virtual Learning Technology
• Information Technology
• Inclusive Technology
• Assessment Tools & Technology
• Student Support Technology
• Safety and Security Technology
• Library and Media Services Technology
• eSports and Game-Based Learning Technology
• Campus Equipment and Technology (FFE)

Here’s how the updated FETC Top EdTech Products awards program will work:

• Solutions must be generally available by September 2024, have been developed or updated within the last year and must apply to K12 education.

• All submissions must include a 5-minute video explaining and/or demonstrating the product. After assessment by a panel of judges, the winning education technology solutions will be named “Top EdTech Products of the Year.” These products will be recognized in District Administration® magazine and on districtadministration.com as well as at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) 2025 in Orlando.

• Companies will be divided into two categories: Startup and Midsize/Large. For this contest, we’re defining a startup as a company that has existed for two years or less with revenue under $1 million. To be considered, startups must have a working website. Midsize is defined as a company with up to $50 million in annual revenue, and large is over $50 million in revenue.

• The entry fee is $149 for Startups and $199 for Midsize/Large companies. Entry fees must be paid at submission and are non-refundable.

A special Early Bird discount of $50 per entry will be in effect for those applicants who submit their entries between April 1 and June 30.

The companies with the highest-rated education technology solutions will be featured on the District Administration website and in promotional conference materials and join the exclusive list of education technology companies to be recognized at the Future of Education Technology Conference Jan. 14-17, 2025, in Orlando. They will also receive a Top EdTech Product Winner 2025 official digital logo for use in electronic communications and press materials as well as a winner’s banner to display at FETC 2025 and all other shows and conferences throughout the year.

Providers selected to continue in the process can expect to be notified by November 1, 2024. 

Download the following document through this link to start your application.

Lori Capullo
Lori Capullohttp://DistrictAdministration
Lori Capullo is the executive editor for ETC Network's Education Group, including District Administration and University Business. A graduate of the University of Florida, she has been an award-winning editor in South Florida for more than 30 years and is a world traveler for life.

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