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Become a Part of the Education Technology Innovation Revolution!

IMS Global is legally organized as a non-profit member organization. IMS depends on membership dues to exist and spread. But, more importantly, IMS exists to serve the direction that the members want to go!

Support the cause and reap the benefits! Your organization should become a member of IMS Global, regardless of size or whether a supplier or institution because:

Technical Resources

Members have access to unparalled technical resources that accelerate implementation and reduce cost/time to market.

 

Member Network

Members have access to the IMS network of education segment-leading organizations who frequently partner to lead the sector forward.

 

Sector Leadership

IMS Global members are leading the revolution and perceived as the world leaders among EdTech institutions and suppliers

 

IMS Global Has Three Membership Levels

Contributing Member Affiliate Member Alliance Member

Voting members of IMS providing leadership to any and all IMS initiatives and technical work

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Non-voting development network-only participation across all IMS technical work

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Non-voting development network-only participation focused on a specific subset of IMS technical work only

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Here is a summary of the membership benefits by level

Benefit Contributing Member Affiliate Member Alliance Member Public (Individual)
Joint Marketing Activities, such as Articles, Webinars, and Conference Presentations with IMS      
Approved Use of All IMS Global Trademarks (Guidelines)      
Annual Strategy & Technical Update Webinars or Workshops      
Opportunity to Develop App Note with IMS to Highlight How Your Organization is Working with Another IMS Contributing Member to Leverage IMS Standards      
Leadership of Technical Workgroups & Advisory Boards      
Voting Rights on Standards Activities      
Voting Rights & Eligibility for IMS Board of Directors & Subcommittees      
Access to All Workgroup & Technical Resources      
Participation in Invited Workgroup & Advisory Board Activities Limited by Invitation Only Limited by Invitation Only  
Ability to participate in the IMS Learning Tools Interoperability Development Assistance Program    
Access to Developer & Conformance Certification Resources for Entire IMS Developer Network (as Released by Technical Workgroups)    
Access to Developer & Conformance Certification Resources for Specific Set of Technical Work Covered by the Alliance      
Apache 2 Open Source License  
Ability to Apply the IMS Conformance Certification Trademark and Registration Number to Specific Product(s) that Have Passed Certification Testing  
Technical support for end-user organizations implementing standards from IMS Staff and other IMS members via online forums    
Member-Only Communications based on Membership Level  
Access to Public Technical Resources & Forums      
Public Communications      
LGPL Open Source License      

 

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Contributing Member Affiliate Member Learning Tools/Content Alliance Edu ERP Alliance e-Assessment Alliance

 

Annual dues ($USD) by membership level and organization type*

 

Organization Type Organization Size Contributing Member Affiliate Member Learning Tools/Content  Alliance Edu ERP Alliance e-Assessment Alliance
Suppliers by Annual Revenue >$50 million $55,000 $14,500 $5,000 $9,500 $9,500
>$10 million $25,000 $9,500 $4,000 $6,000 $6,000
<$10 million $15,000 $5,500 $3,000 $4,000 $4,000
<$1 million $5,000 $2,500 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000
Higher Education Institutions by Annual Operating Budget State System $55,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A
>$500 million $15,000 $3,500 $1,500 $3,500 $3,500
>$250 million $10,000 $2,500 $1,000 $2,500 $2,500
<$250 million $5,000 $1,500 $750 $1,500 $1,500
School Organizations by Number of Students Served State Dept of Education $5,000 $3,000 N/A N/A $2,000
>15,000 students $5,000 $1,500 N/A N/A N/A
<15,000 students $3,500 $1,000 N/A N/A N/A
<2500 students $1,500 $750 N/A N/A N/A

*Note: There are infinite types and sizes of organizations around the world - many of whom do not fall into the defined categories above. Please contact us if you are wondering how your organization fits.