Lead, engage and assist educational communities to reach higher levels of student and educator success through the use of 21st Century technology.


NCCE will be the leader for innovative professional learning. 

Strategic Goals

NCCE has established strategic goals to carry out its mission. The NCCE Board of Directors annually reviews and prioritizes the goals based on the needs of the organization and its members.

NCCE will provide leadership by:

  • Building alliances with other like-minded organizations
  • Recognizing and rewarding effective models
  • Becoming an active repository of knowledge for teaching/learning/assessment
  • Supporting legislative activities

NCCE will lead professional learning activities by:

  • Hosting the Northwest's largest annual education and technology conference
  • Establishing regional conferences
  • Developing local workshops for staff development
  • Offering learning retreats
  • Addressing rural needs
  • Providing opportunities for networking with colleagues
  • Employing new methods of sharing and distributing professional learning
  • Offering online educational opportunities
  • Increasing teacher skills in integrating technology
  • Helping members to meet requirements of state and federal legislation
  • Assisting in classroom and administrative management
  • Employing data-driven decision-making

NCCE will provide a venue to showcase innovative technologies to:

  • Clarify a vision for the effective use of technology in the classroom
  • Recognize organizational change due to technology
  • Identify and showcase application of technology in education
  • Identify best practices in schools

NCCE will model effective use of technology to:

  • Create a compelling means of publishing relevant information about the organization’s activities
  • Inspire members to explore and pursue the use of technology in education
  • Provide additional services and benefits to members

NCCE will improve its organizational structure and function by:

  • Developing a framework for effective governance and operations
  • Improving and increasing communication among the board, its staff, and its members
  • Improving member recognition and services
  • Improving board development
  • Improving the value of membership
  • Increasing leadership opportunities within the organization