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        Crestron Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Its A+ Education Partner Program

        Apr 24, 2017

        Crestron Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Its A+ Education Partner Program

        Established to support the academic community, the program has facilitated learning using the latest classroom technology in thousands of schools and given back more than $26M toward education

        Rockleigh, NJ – April 24, 2017 – Crestron, a global leader in control and automation technology, announced it is commemorating the 20th anniversary of its A+ Education Partner program, which has played an integral role in bringing the latest technology and training to thousands of educational institutions worldwide, and given back more than $26M toward education. 
         
        “The Crestron A+ program has been a vital tool in achieving our goals of being a state-of-the-art campus here at Trevecca,” said Eric Smith, Audio Visual Coordinator, Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville. “Without it we would have fewer opportunities for training, testing, and deploying new and cutting edge solutions in an economical and responsible fashion. The Crestron A+ program is key for us to continue to push the limits of educational technology and expertise.”
         
        Grade A+ benefits
        Supported by Crestron Regional Education Managers worldwide, the A+ program provides educational institutions with a host of benefits: special pricing on all Crestron products; rewards points on purchases, which can be redeemed to cover travel costs for training at any Crestron office; free system design, specification, and post-installation technical assistance; direct advance replacement on all Crestron products; 5-year direct advance replacement on all DMPS3 Series products; extended warranty on parts and labor from 3-years to 5-years; and direct RMA on all warranty repairs.

        Summum Bonum Awards
        To further demonstrate its commitment to education, Crestron created the Summum Bonum Award for Excellence in Teaching, which celebrates passionate teachers from all levels of education. The prestigious annual award recognizes the vital role mentoring plays in the academic and personal development of today's youth and tomorrow's leaders. It’s presented to education professionals with a track record of improving student achievement and making a difference in the lives of their students. 

        “Crestron is proud to have contributed to the evolution and proliferation of the ‘modern classroom’ through the A+ Education Partner program,” said Roger Takacs, Director, Education Programs. “Crestron technology has driven and continues to drive revolutionary changes in the learning process and enhancements in teacher-student relationships.”
         
        Annual Crestron A+ Partner Breakfast at InfoComm® 2017
        To continue to provide the best solutions for higher education, experts from Crestron will gather with educators from colleges and universities across the globe for the annual Crestron A+ Partner Breakfast at InfoComm 2017. Together, they’ll explore today’s hottest technology topics in the higher education community and share insights into how to design systems that meet the classroom technology needs of today and tomorrow.
         
        Crestron A+ Partners attending InfoComm 2017 should reserve seats now. Educators that would like to attend, but are not currently A+ Partners, should contact education@crestron.com to connect with their local Crestron A+ representative.
         
        Learn more
        Educators and Crestron Authorized Dealers that want to learn more about the A+ Partner program should email Crestron at education@crestron.com.
         
         
        About Crestron
        At Crestron we build the technology that integrates technology. Our automation and control solutions for homes and buildings let people control entire environments with the push of a button, integrating systems such as AV, lighting, shading, security, BMS and HVAC to provide greater comfort, convenience and security. All of our products are designed and built to work together as a complete system, enabling you to monitor, manage and control everything from one platform.
         
        Our products are backed by more than 90 fully-staffed offices that provide 24 x 7 x 365 sales, technical, and training support across the globe. In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Discover Crestron by visiting www.crestron.com.