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OtterBox Enhances Education Experience as Sponsor of 2013 iSchool Digital Learning Revolution Tour

FORT COLLINS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Known as a pioneer of protection for mobile technology, OtterBox® unites its passion for technology, innovation and education with a sponsorship of the 2013 iSchool Digital Learning Revolution Tour. As a key partner, OtterBox provides protective case solutions for devices used by educators participating in iSchool Initiative events across the country.

iSchool Initiative is a student-led nonprofit organization dedicated to revolutionizing the U.S. education system through innovate technology. OtterBox shares their organizational goal of inspiring educators to integrate mobile learning in the classroom.

This co-branded effort will commence during the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference June 23-26, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas. During the 12 months following, more than 25,000 administrators, teachers and students will receive training from the iSchool Initiative team through workshop sessions, panel discussions, consultation meetings and tradeshow events.

“Education is a significant investment we strongly believe in and support,” OtterBox CEO Brian Thomas said. “Our charitable arm, the OtterCares® Foundation, champions innovative education to inspire a movement of young entrepreneurs and philanthropists. And through partnerships, outreach, programs and advocacy in Northern Colorado where we are based, we equip the leaders of tomorrow. This sponsorship of the iSchool Digital Revolution Tour is an opportunity to extend our reach and involvement in the technological development of education.”

The OtterBox OtterCares Foundation encourages educators to share their vision to use innovative educational tools that will transform today’s students. By submitting ideas, educators are entered to win a variety of tools to help make their dream reality including an iSchool Initiative Digital Learning Revolution Tour stop at their school and up to $3,000 in other classroom prizes. For more information, visit ottercares.org.

About OtterBox:
Starting with something as simple as a box, OtterBox® was founded in 1998 with a line of indestructible dryboxes. Today, OtterBox is the No. 1-selling case for smartphones* and offers an extensive lineup of premium screen protectors and other device-enhancing accessories that complement various consumer lifestyles.

OtterBox’s strong relationships with the leading mobile device manufacturers, retailers and wireless services providers delivers unrivaled value, world-class customer service and a continued commitment to premium product quality.

OtterBox has been a five-time honoree on the Inc. 5000 ranking of fastest growing private companies in the U.S., recognized by Forbes Magazine on “America’s Most Promising Companies” and is a repeat honoree in the Great Place to Work® annual survey published by FORTUNE Magazine. The family-owned, private company has global headquarters in Fort Collins, Colo. and offices in Boston, San Diego, Cork, Ireland and Hong Kong.

For more information, visit otterbox.com. We’ve Got Technology Covered.

*Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service/November 2010-December 2012

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