Idaho Digital Learning Alliance is accredited through Cognia Global Commission
We are proud supporters of the Standards First Pledge. As part of a community that is committed to make open standards the first and primary choice for education technology integrations, we are advocates for standards based integrations. We believe that achieving and promoting official product certification to open standards enables a better edtech ecosystem and community and believe in fair and open business practices for suppliers. This is a cause we are passionate about and have taken the Standards First pledge to confirm our support. Find out more about Standards First.
Technology “Firsts” in Idaho and Nationally
- Idaho Digital Learning Alliance has 3 AWS Certified Solutions Architects employed
- Idaho Digital Learning Alliance has 1 CISSP certified employee – the only CISSP certification in Idaho K-12
- Idaho Digital Learning Alliance is the first K-12 in Idaho to move infrastructure to the cloud
- Idaho Digital Learning Alliance is the first K-12 nationally to join MS-ISAC
National Rural Education Association (NREA)
2019 – Idaho has now been selected as part of the NREA and Idaho Digital Learning Alliance has been named the first ever Idaho State Affiliate of the NREA.
IMS Global Learning Consortium Leadership Awards
May 2019 – Every year at the Learning Impact Leadership Institute, IMS Global members who have gone above and beyond displaying leadership are honored. These individuals and organizations work hard to promote IMS Global, make significant contributions to developing IMS standards, and provide benefits for members and supporters to enable the future of education by collaborating on interoperability standards and major initiatives that improve the digital teaching and learning ecosystem. It is with sincere gratitude that we thank these individuals and organizations for their extraordinary effort. The award fo K-12 and State Leadership was awards to Ryan Gravette, Idaho Digital Learning Alliance Director of Technology
Idaho Digital Learning Alliance Videos Receive Digital Learning Day Awards
May 2013 – “This month’s award winning videos represent the very best Idaho educators showcasing classroom technology innovation. These videos will be instrumental in helping colleagues and students across the state see firsthand how technology innovation can lead to increased engagement, collaboration, communication and achievement and meet the Idaho Core!” – Former Idaho State Superintendent Tom Luna
- Idaho Digital Learning Blended Learning Consortium
- Idaho Digital Learning/New Plymouth PreAlgebra Class
- Student Success – Camille
Idaho Digital Learning Alliance Wins Blackboard Catalyst Award – Exemplary Course
May 2013 – Idaho Digital Learning Alliance was named a winner of the Blackboard Catalyst Award for Exemplary Course for the Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars Program’s online course. The course was also selected as the Director’s Choice for Courses with Distinction. The Blackboard Catalyst Exemplary Course Award highlights technologically rich, engaging, well designed, and pedagogically sound courses that showcase best practices for the user community.
Idaho Digital Learning Alliance Wins Blackboard Catalyst Award – Staff Development
April 2012 – Idaho Digital Learning Alliance was named a winner of the Blackboard Catalyst Award for Staff Development, which honors those members of the community who use Blackboard solutions to create, support and enhance faculty and staff development skills, providing a better organization-wide learning experience.
Idaho Digital Learning Alliance inducted into “Hall of Fame for Excellence in Collaboration”
Orlando, FL – Wimba® Inc, a leading provider of collaborative solutions for educators around the world, announced its inaugural class of “Hall of Fame for Excellence in Collaboration” inductees on Tuesday, March 24, 2010 during an awards ceremony held at the company’s third annual user conference.
Idaho Digital Learning Alliance was Nationally Ranked #3 in the nation in 2008 for “on-line learning, policy, and practice” by The Center for Digital Education.