- Exhibits & Services
- CIC 2014
The Talent Development Scholarship Program is intended to help professionals new to the educational resource community learn, grow, and network at one of the industry's most important events. Winners receive a full pass to the Content in Context (CIC) Conference, presented by the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP), as well as guided networking provided by veteran AEP members.
Congratulations to the 2013 Talent Development Scholarship Winners:
Details on applying for the 2014 Talent Development Scholarship will be available in August.
Who is Eligible?
Eligible candidates include individuals who have entered the educational resource industry within the past two years. They must be first-time CIC attendees who wouldn't or couldn't normally attend the conference.
How Do I Apply?
Four scholarships will be awarded based on candidates' commitment to personal growth within the education industry as demonstrated in their letter of application. All letters should include:
Candidates' companies must demonstrate support of learning and career development by providing travel expenses for their associate.
The application period for the 2013 Scholarship has cloed.
Winners will be asked to write three blog posts to appear on Educational Publishing, the AEP blog: one prior to, one during, and one after the conference. They also agree to blog six months out on the lasting impact of CIC. Candidates may also publish these posts on their own company and/or personal blogs.
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About First Step Advisors
First Step Advisors, founded in 2009, is a specialty advisory firm that provides sales, marketing, and market research to clients across the education marketplace. Led by Jim McVety, a recognized authority on the education industry, First Step provides thought leadership along with tactical marketing and sales support to a wide range of education companies, including eChalk, Triumph Learning and Credit Suisse. First Step is a member of AEP and is proud to be the founding benefactor of its Talent Development Scholarship Program. Learn more about First Step at www.firststepadvisors.com.
The 2014 CIC is scheduled for June 2-4 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. Mark your calendars.
The Content in Context Conference is for anyone involved in the creation, sales, distribution, or delivery of educational content or the service providers that support this community.