SLED ICOnThe State & Local Government and Education (SLED) Council

Who We Are

The State & Local Government and Education (SLED) Council engages with members to drive initiatives focused on IT modernization and procurement reform and advances the interests of the IT industry at the local and state level. SLED provides members with the opportunity for meaningful dialogue with key government program leaders and officials. This Council also includes the Health and Human Services Technology Committee, which serves as a collaborative source of knowledge, educational outreach and guidance to improve the delivery of health and human services programs within government.

What We Stand For

  • Ongoing IT modernization to enhance public services delivered to citizens.
  • Advancing the interests of the IT industry and SLED market.
  • Greater collaboration between technology companies and local and state governments.
  • Strong relationships within the local government sector.


  • Access resources, training and trends impacting cities and counties through CompTIA’s Public Technology Institute (PTI).
  • Engage in a variety of member-driven working groups and initiatives.
  • Participate in procurement committees in various states of focus.
  • Network via quarterly in-person meetings, SLED Summit events and more.
  • Interact with government leadership and CIOs.
  • Access to and participation in the annual State CIO Survey.
  • Gain insights and updates on critical information to procurement policies and opportunities.
  • Engage with state and local governments on issues including emerging technologies, procurement, and government workforce.