New, Free ASCD App for iPad Brings Valuable Professional Development Content to Educators Anywhere

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Monday, October 29, 2012

ASCD, a global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, has launched a new, free app for iPad bringing valuable professional development content to educators anywhere.

With the new app, “ASCD for iPad,” available exclusively on the App Store, educators who purchase ASCD e-books can easily access that content on their iPad. ASCD members can also use the app to access their members-only content such as Educational Leadership,Education Update and Policy Priorities. For ASCD premium online or select online members, the app will automatically sync their ASCD e-books.

“ASCD is excited to offer our award-winning professional development content to educators through this new app for iPad,” said ASCD Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Gene R. Carter. “Today’s educators are continuously improving their practices, and this new app makes effective professional development content available anywhere, anytime in popular formats. We look forward to making even more content available to educators through this app in the future.”

Free electronic versions of Educational Leadership, Education Update and Policy Priorities, as well as a free book excerpt are also available just by downloading the app.

The ASCD for iPad App is available for free from the App Store on iPad or at Once downloaded, sign in with your ASCD username and password and your ASCD purchases and benefits automatically appear.

For more information about ASCD’s books and newsletters, visit To read the current and archived issues of Educational Leadership, visit For more information about ASCD membership, programs or services, visit