Edtech Start-up Develops Student Privacy & Parental
Consent Solution for Schools
Education Framework Inc. earned a top spot in
the final round of the ISTE Ed Tech Start-up Pitch Fest 2015. The Bend-based
company presented their student privacy and parental consent solution, EdProtect, to a crowd of
conference attendees and industry judges at the annual International Society
for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Philadelphia. They were chosen
as top finalists along with three other companies, Mathspace, Cogent and
Zyrobotics, to present in the final round tomorrow at 11:30am (EST). Awards will
be presented to the “Most Innovative” and the “Most Likely to Succeed” product
ISTE has partnered with
Edmix.com to organize and manage ISTE Pitch Fest 2015. Edmix helps educators
build links into the digital industry through a series of edtech programs and
competitions designed to recognize excellence.
ISTE welcomed applications from
all across the globe. Ideas and start-up businesses were encouraged to apply,
whether at the concept state, in pilot-mode, or already in the early stages of
start-up. The finalists were chosen from more than 100 applicants.
Education Framework has created
software that protects student data privacy. EdProtect is the first-ever, online student data
privacy and parental consent manager for schools. It assesses the safety of
apps and websites used in the classroom, engages parents, teachers, and
administrators in the privacy conversation, and manages the entire process with
transparency and accountability.
About Education Framework
Inc.: Education Framework is an Ed Tech
start-up, based in Bend, OR. The company develops enterprise compliance
software for U.S. K-12 schools. Education Framework offers a unique next-gen
strategic approach to managing student privacy. They can scale from small
schools and districts, to state departments of education. For more information,
please visit www.educationframework.com.