DLA’s Exclusive Member Benefits

Member technology companies enjoy access to a variety of exclusive benefits that will position your company for growth.

Legislative Tracking

DLA monitors and alerts you of education technology legislation in all 50 states. This early warning system levels the playing field for you to allocate your resources to pursuing the best legislative opportunities for you. Details below.

RFP Information

DLA receives information regarding RFPs prior to them being released by state legislators and state departments of education. Apply for RFPs nationwide. Tap DLA’s executive experience from winning $1 billion in state and federal government contracts. Details below.

Legislator Relationship Management

DLA identifies legislators in specific states, who are interested in digital learning solutions and makes the connection for you. Your solution can become a pilot or a statewide initiative with the support of a state legislator. Details below.

Marketing and Sales Resources

DLA’s proven marketing resources team gets you the right blend of offline and online marketing. Resources include strategic planning, creative execution and analysis. Our three-step process and services are detailed below.

Recruiting and Talent Management

DLA’s partnerships with leading boutique recruiting, talent and human resources advisory firms provides members with access to leaders with proven expertise at the intersection of education and technology. Details below.

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Legislative Tracking

DLA monitors and responds in real time to education technology legislation in all 50 states through our partnership with TrackBill.

  • Nationwide Tracking: stay informed of bill, committee, and legislator activity in Congress and all 50 states with one platform.
  • Comprehensive Search: gain broader awareness of the bills affecting your interests with an intelligent legislative search engine.
  • Instant Notifications: be the first to know about bill progress with real-time updates via email, text, or push notification.
  • Simple Scheduling: manage your schedule by adding committee hearings directly to your iOS or Android calendar.
  • Custom Reporting: communicate the status of legislation to stakeholders by generating personalized reports in seconds.
  • Mobile Access: connect to your account anytime and anywhere with the iOS, Android, or mobile-friendly web app.
  • Social Engagement: raise awareness and participation for your solution with one-click sharing through social media.

This robust system integrates with our support package of database management, RFP tracking technology, and social media, to seamlessly manage legislation from beginning to end nationwide.

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RFP Information

You have a business advantage over your competitors with RFP updates.

  • DLA receives information prior to release from state legislators and state departments of education
  • DLA executive leadership available to consult with you on the application process
  • DLA executives experienced in winning over $1 billion in government contracts
  • You get notification leads and information

With our access to RFP information from legislators and departments of education, , you will know when you have opportunity to respond to new RFPs.

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Legislator Relationship Management

DLA connects you and your issue area with our legislative partners using a cloud-managed database.

  • DLA facilitates matching legislative issues to industry solutions
  • Our technology plays a crucial role in storing all DLA member’s product details, research, and outcome data for instant retrieval by legislators and their staff
  • For our legislative partners, it provides powerful access to repositories of successful bill templates, legislative processes, and RFP funding models to implement in their state.

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Marketing and Sales Resources

DLA’s marketing and consulting team is available for DLA members. We’re experienced in new product launches and marketing turnarounds. With a combined 100 years of industry leading experience we can recommend a combination of online, offline media, or personal sales approach, and we create a strategy customized for you.

Our three-step process includes:

  1. Analysis and diagnosis. As proven marketing consultants, we dig deeply into your data and interpret trends to discover where marketing turnaround and new product sales opportunities lie.
  2. Create your marketing test plan. We determine and recommend whether your marketing message belongs online or offline, or both — we’re media agnostic, driven to recommend only what makes sense for your bottom line whether it’s online, internet or direct mail marketing.
  3. We put the strategic direct marketing plan to action. Great ideas are easy to dream up. Putting ideas into action is tough, but our track record and marketing examples speaks for itself.

Our services include strategic planning, creative execution, and data analysis spanning across:

  • Website content and design
  • Email marketing
  • Direct mail
  • List acquisition
  • Social media
  • Lead generation
  • Video marketing
  • Automated Nurture Marketing Campaigns

Get more information about DLA’s marketing consulting team at Hennerberg.com and ACM-Initiatives.com.

Recruiting and Talent Management

DLA’s recruiting and human capital management consultants are available for DLA members. We locate top ed-tech talent, and offer consulting engagements spanning HR services for creating internal recruiting functions, leadership assessment & development and building an impactful company culture.

Technology and consumer branding are huge driving factors in the disruption occurring in education. Our human capital experience across these sectors provides DLA members with a competitive advantage to identify and engage game changers with a blend of diverse skills and specific knowledge of the education industry.

Our focus in ed-tech is complemented by our expertise in consumer (CPG, e-commerce, retail), and technology (big data, cloud services, internet, mobility, analytics.) We specialize in C-Suite, VP, Director and strategic contributor positions in General Management, Operations, Marketing, Product, Corporate & Business Development, Finance, Human Resources, Sales, Professional Services and Strategy. We also have partners with Engineering recruiting experience.

Get more information about DLA’s recruiting and human resources consulting at Envision Search.com.