The EIA is an invaluable resource for education entrepreneurs interested in business to business development, advocacy at the federal-state-local levels, public affairs promoting the private sector role in education and peer to peer networking and professional development. We are hard at work to make your procurements with school districts more cost effective. We develop and promote standards of best practices and business ethics.
Special Interest Groups and Coalitions to promote networking, advocacy and communications within specific segments of the preK-12 marketplaces. Coalitions whose members pay an additional fee include The Private Ventures for the Public Good to advocate for fair-play and competition regarding the role of private sector to partner with States and Districts and raise quality/accountability in services. Other emerging interest groups include online learning, private schools, school management and special and alternative education.
Peer to Peer Mentoring matches experienced company operators with emerging entrepreneurs to help answer business operation questions.
EDVentures, the three-day, annual conference of the EIA, Come for inspiration and to network with other enterprising educators, industry leaders, the media, and financial investors. Member discounts.
Education Industry Days in Washington, DC, (February) to learn the latest legislative and policy trends that influences the education marketplace. Attendees also participate in "Hill-days" to meet their legislators
Enterprising Educator Newsletter, the monthly electronic newsletter of the EIA, is the most up-to date source of entrepreneurial information.
The Education Industry Association Business Profile gives each member a free detailed listing for their business on the EIA web site
EIA Member Directory gives members direct access to like-minded educators in their region or business sector.
Discounted Business Services (for example, insurance and employee background checks) at affordable group rates.
Toll-free telephone support from EIA is at your fingertips for any information you need about legal, marketing, insurance, or start-up concerns.
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Since 1990, the EIA has worked to expand business opportunities for education entrepreneurs of all sizes in preK-12 markets. Benefits include federal-state-local advocacy, public relations support, professional development, peer-to-peer networking and much more. To join >