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Recognizing the impact that Adobe solutions can have on learning and the ability to prepare students for success in the digital world, Adobe and CITE have partnered on a K-12 Enterprise Term Agreemen(ETLA) which is a three-year term-based license agreement that minimizes the costs and complexity of rolling out Adobe software district-wide and maximizes investments in new technology.

The Adobe K-12 ETLA benefits for districts and/or local education authorities (LEA) include:

  • Universal access and equityProvides universal and equitable access to Adobe software for administrators, teachers, staff and students throughout the district on institutionally owned computers and within Labs and Classrooms for students
  • Home-use rights (now included)Provides home-use rights to administrators, teachers and staff using Adobe Named User License model
  • Streamlined purchasing and order management—Consolidates deployment under an annual purchase order
  • Improved budget planning—Simplifies budget planning with a predictable annual licensing cost
  • Simplified compliance and version controlProvides district-wide access to the latest Adobe software
  • Flexible deployment—Supports multiple distribution options


Agreement Details


School District provides FTE count (Full Time Equivalent):

Full-­time Teachers + (Part-­time Teachers / 3) + Full-­time Staff + (Part-­time Staff /2)

Note: Knowledge workers ONLY (Maintenance and Food Service not included)

Students not included in this formula.


$25.00 per FTE/annually

Agreement is for a three-year period, from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2021


District-wide coverage for Creative Cloud solutions including Acrobat Pro/DC. 

Faculty/Staff coverage under Adobe Named User Licenses & Students within Labs & Classrooms using Creative Cloud Desktop solutions. 


 One Annual Payment – Three Year Price Lock Contract


Faculty & Staff can install on up to two devices allowing for work-at-home access and mobility. 

Student Coverage within institution-owned machines in Labs & Classrooms using Desktop/Device Licensing.


 District has 750 FTE; District will pay Adobe $18,750 each August.



For more information, contact SHI or Adobe

Rich Hidalgo, (SHI-Software House International)
Public Sector, West Region - District Manager

SHI Team Line: 1-800-535-5210 


Kory Wood, Adobe Education Advisor (Adobe)

Mobile: 206-675-7677

Office: 800.866.8006 ext. 7677 (tel)

Adobe Library

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Adobe Deployment Support Webinar Link Administration 8/3/2020
Adobe Deployment Support Presentation PPTX (10.23 MB) Administration 8/3/2020
Adobe K12 Purchasing Options PDF (446.35 KB) Administration 6/9/2020
Adobe Support and Expert Sessions Link Administration 3/20/2020
Adobe Admin Console Support Link Administration 3/20/2020
Adobe Enterprise Support Link Administration 3/20/2020
Adobe CC & Canvas LMS Integration Link Administration 3/20/2020
Adobe & Canvas Integration Link Administration 3/20/2020
Adobe CC & Microsoft Teams  Link Administration 3/20/2020
FAQ Google Federation Link Administration 3/20/2020
Google Federation SSO Link Administration 3/20/2020
Google Integration Tool Link Administration 3/20/2020
Azure AD FAQ  Link Administration 3/20/2020
SSO with Azure AD Connector Link Administration 3/20/2020
Azure AD Integration Tool Link Administration 3/20/2020
Adobe User Sync Tool Link Administration 3/20/2020
Adobe Admin Console Link Administration 3/20/2020
Adobe CC Enterprise Security Overview PDF (1.12 MB) Administration 3/20/2020
Adobe Deployment Resource: CC for Enterprise Link Administration 3/20/2020
Adobe Deployment Resource: CC for Edu Link Administration 3/20/2020
Adobe Help Center  Link Administration 3/20/2020
Adobe Distance Learning Resources Link Administration 3/20/2020
Adobe & Student Privacy Link Administration 3/20/2020