As an open community, we welcome individuals with diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. You don’t have to possess any particular technical expertise in order to be a valued contributor. Here is a sampling of the ways you can contribute:

  • Adopt Sakai: Become part of the community using and extending Sakai, either deploying it yourself or with the help of a Commercial Affiliate
  • Share Best Practices: Contribute best practices, lessons learned and success stories when you participate in community forums, email lists, websites and events.
  • Provide User Feedback: Provide feedback and suggestions about usability, what works, how to improve the Sakai project based on user input.
  • Update Documentation: Write, contribute to or improve on Sakai documentation for technical or non-technical users.
  • Write Code: Help write and contribute code to advance Sakai, including core tools, extensions, integrations and so forth. Java coding experience is a plus.
  • Engage in the Quality Assurance Process: Log bugs and problems you run into, to help the community diagnose issues and improve the software.
  • Participate in the Community-driven Support Process: Share advice and expertise through the email lists and other forums that provide support for community members and adopters.
  • Join the Maintenance Team: Help address post-release issues when they arise.
  • Conduct Accessibility Reviews: Review Sakai tools and capabilities for compliance with accessibility standards.
  • Become a Community Member: Join the Apereo Foundation and engage in the collaborative process that shapes the future of the Sakai project.
  • Advocate for Great Ideas: When you come across a great idea, bring it to the community’s attention so we can help marshal the resources to make it a reality.