Know of a college or high school that might want to teach developer, designer skills?

MSDN Academic Alliance is the easiest and most inexpensive way for students and faculty in the technology and design fields to get the latest Microsoft software they need.

The Developer Academic Alliance program offers deep discounts of Microsoft technology for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics departments of colleges and universities. Another offering for designers, Designer Academic Alliance, is available for visual, illustration, design, and art departments. The software includes Microsoft operating systems, servers, and designer tools.

The software includes Microsoft operating systems, servers, and appropriate tools. You can install it on any number of lab machines used for instructional or research purposes. Students are also licensed when they are taking courses leading to credit or certificate within the department. The entire package for labs, teachers, and students begins at $499 for the first year for developers, $399 for designers.

Developer program includes Windows, Visual Studio Team System, Expression, Visio, game development tools, and more. Program for designers include Windows, Visual Studio Professional, Expression Suite, Visio and more. For a complete listing of what is available, see MSDN Academic Alliance Memberships Comparison.

A program for high schools is also available and includes Visual Studio and Expression Web.

For more information, see MSDN Academic Alliance.