Give your students the communication skills they'll need to thrive in their careers
New Adobe® Creative Suite® 5.5 K???12 School Site Licenses ??? available through Adobe Volume Licensing ??? are specifically set up for schools and districts that offer career and technical education programs and integrate multimedia education throughout the curriculum. K???12 schools can make the most of their software budgets and provide students, teachers, and administrators with access to Adobe's industry-standard software.
(Note: K???12 School Site Licenses are restricted to individual schools located at a single address. Districts must purchase a K???12 School Site License for each school location separately. Individual site licenses cannot be broken up and distributed among multiple schools. See the FAQ for more details.)
K???12 School Site License datasheet (PDF, 545k)
K???12 School Site License FAQ (PDF, 208k)
Adobe is offering K???12 School Site Licenses for all-new Creative Suite 5.5 software with installation rights for up to 250 or 500 school-owned or school-leased computers regardless of school enrollment size.
Affordable site licenses are available for the new industry-standard Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 software. Creative Suite 5.5 and supporting resources help K???12 educators teach creativity, collaboration, and communication skills that prepare students for rewarding college and career paths. Using CS5.5, everyone can easily create print, web, video, and interactive content. With CS5.5, students can now also learn to author for a range of mobile devices. Supporting resources include free standards-aligned curriculums, certification, staff development, and CS Live online services* (integrated with CS5.5 software).
Adobe K???12 School Site Licenses offer the best value for your school or district when implementing career and technical education programs.
- Integration: Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 is a tightly integrated solution that lets students easily move between components and take advantage of the latest feature sets.
- Industry-standard tools: Students can learn the programs used by professionals.
- Cost-effectiveness: A convenient, low-cost, single-license purchase covers student, teacher, and administrator use.
- Convenience: Each site license offers easy installation, license management, and control of license use throughout the school.
- Multiplatform use: Creative Suite 5.5 applications are available for both Mac OS and Windows® platforms to support individual school and district preferences.
- Home-use rights: Teachers can prepare for courses by using applications on their home computers.
- Free curriculums: Each Creative Suite 5.5 edition is supported by a set of free software tutorials and curriculum projects to use individually or as a full-year curriculum.
Teachers and students get all the features of Creative Suite 5.5 Design Premium, Design Standard, Web Premium, and Production Premium editions with Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection software. This comprehensive package allows students to design across media with the latest in industry-standard print, web, interactive, video, and mobile design tools from Adobe. This is the most inclusive, value-packed offering in the Adobe K???12 School Site License lineup ??? learn more.
See individual CS5.5 editions for additional information and resources.
Creative Suite 5.5 Design Standard and Design Premium K???12 School Site Licenses
Students and teachers can easily create print, web, and mobile content with Creative Suite 5.5 Design Standard and Premium software. Students can express ideas faster???in print, online, and on mobile devices???with the same design and production tools used by creative professionals worldwide. Teachers can introduce tablets into the creative workflow, mirroring an important practice among creative professionals. Teachers and students also can easily produce interactive content.
Updated curriculum for print and design with the ISTE Seal of Alignment.
Use these projects individually or as a full-year curriculum to develop students' communication skills in the areas of graphic design, photography, and print design using Adobe tools.
Adobe Certified Associate is an entry-level certification that validates essential career skills in visual communication using Adobe tools. Now available as a certification license to run unlimited exams at your school. Contact your reseller or Certiport for more information.
Develop students' skills using Creative Suite 5.5 Design edition tools in career courses such as:
- Graphic Design
- Desktop Publishing
- Applied Arts and Technology
- Fine Arts
- Industrial Design
- Advanced Printing
- Production Printing
Creative Suite 5.5 Web Premium K???12 School Site Licenses
New Adobe® Creative Suite® 5.5 Web Premium software provides industry-standard tools for building design and development skills that help students compete in today's technology-driven global workforce. Using CS5.5, students and educators can create and deliver standards-based websites and immersive digital experiences across desktops, smartphones, tablets, and TVs.
Updated curriculum for web design and development, now with the ISTE Seal of Alignment.
Use these projects individually or as a full-year curriculum to develop students' communication technology skills in web and rich media design and production using Adobe tools.
Adobe offers two levels of certification: Adobe Certified Associate for entry level and Adobe Certified Expert for expert level. Now available as a certification license to run unlimited exams at your school. Contact your reseller or Certiport for more information.
Develop students' skills using Web edition tools in career courses such as:
- Web Design
- Web Graphics
- Web Development
- Rich Media Applications
- Data-Driven Websites
- Game Design
- Marketing Communications Design
- Information Systems
- Information and Communications Technology
Creative Suite 5.5 Production Premium K???12 School Site Licenses
New Adobe® Creative Suite® 5.5 Production Premium software provides industry-standard tools for building skills students need to compete in the rapidly changing filmmaking, broadcasting, and video post-production industries. Sweeping performance enhancements in CS5.5 help students and educators craft video
Updated curriculum for video and post-production, now with the ISTE Seal of Alignment.
Use these projects to supplement courses in broadcast video, journalism, or motion graphics.
Adobe offers two levels of certification: Adobe Certified Associate for entry level and Adobe Certified Expert for
expert level. Now available as a certification license to run unlimited exams at your school. Contact your
reseller or Certiport for more information.
Develop students' skills using Production Premium tools in career courses such as:
- Digital Video
- Broadcast Journalism
- Broadcast Media
- Digital Storytelling
- TV Broadcast
- New Media and Digital Imaging
- Sound Design
- Sound Engineering
Creative Suite 5.5 K???12 School Site Licenses
All Creative Suite 5.5 K???12 School Site Licenses include software licenses for installation on either up to 250 or up to 500 computers (can be split between Mac OS and Windows® platforms). When purchasing a K???12 School Site License, organizations also need to purchase one media kit CD.
Easily keep your school or district current with Adobe software. No matter which Adobe volume licensing program you choose, having an Upgrade Plan makes it better. You are assured of access to all Adobe upgrades for your covered products during the life of your Upgrade Plan. And during the first six months of your CLP membership, you may also order an Upgrade Plan for previously acquired, current-version Adobe software licenses (as long as Adobe has not announced a new version), bringing all your installations into a unified technology management program. This helps ensure budget and technology predictability.
K???12 School Site License eligibility and restrictions
Creative Suite 5.5 K???12 School Site Licenses are available to qualifying K???12 public and nonpublic schools only, located at a single address. These site licenses are not available for sale or use by postsecondary or higher educational institutions.
- Site licenses include teacher home-use rights.
- Each license is restricted to an individual school at a single address.
- Individual schools located on the same campus must each purchase their own site license.
- Districts must purchase a K???12 School Site License for each school location separately. (Districts are not allowed to break up site licenses and distribute to multiple schools.)
- Software for use by students may be installed only on school-owned or school-leased computers.
- Student-owned computers are not included in the K???12 School Site License.