Event Sponsors

clever-logo_largeClever is the leader in secure data management and single sign-on. We handle integration for over 60,000 schools so that students, teachers, and administrators can focus on learning outcomes. Clever integrates with any student information system to enable seamless and secure data transmission and authentication. Our mission is to help education technology “just work.”

Company Contact: Will Laufer | Strategic Partnerships|[email protected] | @clever


Connected Nation is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to improving lives through better connectivity across America.  We seek to do this by enabling better public policy, thoughtful strategic planning, and informed decision-making at the local, state, and federal levels.

In K-12 education, we’re working with state and regional leaders to develop innovative school connectivity strategies that increase fiber access, improve bandwidth, lower costs, and enable colocation and cloud-based strategies.  The 2014 E-rate modernization orders offer tremendous promise to develop scalable, resilient, future-ready connectivity solutions.  Let us help you rethink your E-rate strategy and explore options that are available to you.

Company Contact: J. Brent Legg | Vice President, Education Programs |[email protected] | @connectednation

declara_logo_blackDeclara provides a transformational social learning platform that personalizes how educators discover, curate and share open education resources and standards aligned content, engage in professional learning communities, and leverage state of the art professional development tools and content to support their own professional learning journeys.

Currently, Declara is being deployed as a state and national level solution for educator professional development, resource sharing and professional learning communities in Australia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the State of California, and as a next generation learning solution for universities and higher education faculty around the world.  Declara provides the tools and solutions that empower educators of all levels and across all programs to collaborate, curate and inspire teaching and learning.

Company Contact: Zak Zielezinski | Vice President, Business Development |[email protected] | @declara


Edsby is an innovative, cloud-based platform purpose-built for K-12 that incorporates learning management, data aggregation and insightful analytics. Edsby gives school districts, regions or national governments better student, teacher and parent engagement, improved educational outcomes and new insight into educational effectiveness.

Unlike standalone LMS, data warehouse or business intelligence systems, Edsby has the tightest, most innovative connections to a district’s SIS/SMS and other key systems and data. It respects regional policies, terms and standards and data sovereignty needs. And, designed specifically for K-12, it includes features that make it great for junior grades, not just senior ones.

Company Contact: Dallas Kachan | V.P., Marketing  |[email protected] | @edsby

edscoop_logo-print-2EdScoop features the latest daily news and conversations with top leaders driving technology and digital learning in K-12 and higher education. We bring together influential edtech policy and decision makers at the federal, state and local education levels with focused reporting on applications, broadband, digital learning, network infrastructure, privacy and security and related technologies for the classroom and on campus. Look for us at EdScoop.com, on Twitter @EdScoop_News and on Facebook. EdScoop is a division of Scoop News Group, publisher of FedScoop, StateScoop and producer of numerous public sector IT events.

Company Contact: Wyatt Kash | Vice President, Content Strategy |[email protected] | @edscoop_news

Copy of EE.Logo-Best quality logoEducation Elements works with districts to build and support dynamic school systems that meet the needs of every learner, today and tomorrow. We take the time to understand the unique challenges school leaders face, and then customize the Education Elements approach for each district. We have worked with hundreds of districts across the country. We bring deep expertise, design-thinking, expert facilitation and the spirit of collaboration with our extensive toolkit of resources and technology to deliver sustainable results.

Company Contact: Amy Jenkins | COO |[email protected] | @edelements

edweb_logo_notagedWeb.net is a free professional learning and social network that makes it easy for educators to collaborate, share innovative ideas, and improve teaching and learning. We provide the online professional learning and support educators need to advance their practice, build better schools, and prepare students for life-long learning and success.

Company Contact: Lisa Schmucki | CEO |[email protected] | @edwebnet

FETC17The Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) is the nation’s premier event for preK-12 education leaders, administrators and technologists to connect and collaborate on leveraging technology to drive student success. Now featuring five distinct tracks to best fit your needs specific to your role, FETC’s mix of immersive workshops and solution-packed sessions will give you inspiring ideas and action plans for successful technology implementations. For more information, visit www.FETC.org.

Company Contact: Steve Bevilacqua | Editorial Director, Education Technology| [email protected] | @fetc

flashgrade-logoFlashGrade was developed to challenge outdated grading systems and offer educators a more affordable, flexible grading solution. The Grading Cloud solution simplifies the grading process for teachers and improves the feedback loop for students.
As academic institutions incorporate more efficient methods to monitor learning and improve student proficiency, FlashGrade offers enterprise partners a scalable, flexible cloud solution to grade using mobile devices, standard scanners, and web services.

Company Contact: Andrew Mason | CEO| [email protected] | @flashgrade

GamesaladGameSalad empowers students to create high-quality games while learning the fundamentals of computer science. Our easy-to-use tools require no programming or CS background to teach, and are packaged with a comprehensive project-based curriculum including tutorials, activities, rubrics & assessments to meet STEM initiatives. Students won’t outgrow our professional-grade tools, and can publish their completed games to the App store or add them to their digital portfolio for future employers. GameSalad aims to provide students with a solid foundation in critical/creative thinking abilities to prepare them for 21st century degrees and careers.

Company Contact: Danielle Burnett | Principal Learning Architect| [email protected] | @gamesalad

mathspace-rectangular-with-textMathspace is the world’s first adaptive math program allowing students to receive feedback at every step of a math problem, with handwriting recognition for mobile devices. Every step of students’ math reasoning is automatically graded, with feedback, hints and suggestions to support students. Mathspace’s focus on the process of solving math – rather than just the final result – distinguishes it from simple multiple-choice math programs.

Mathspace includes a full digital textbook, instructional videos, a powerful adaptive learning engine, and is available on all devices, with alignment to multiple curricula (including CCSS, TEKS, SOLs) for 3rd grade through to Precalculus.

Company Contact: Daniel Tu-Hoa| Senior Vice President| [email protected] | @mathspace

Osmo LogoTangible Play/Osmo makes Osmo-a versatile learning system that uses an iPad, physical objects and educational tools to build confidence and keep students engaged through hands-on play.

Company Contact: Kira Westbroek | Education Development – East Region |[email protected] | @PlayOsmo

OtusFull-wTaglineThe Otus Student Performance Platform offers a holistic approach to understanding student engagement and performance by combining a collection of classroom management tools, a robust learning management system, and a data warehouse in a single system. With Otus, students, teachers, administrators and parents have the ability to make student performance data actionable by providing teachers with the tools needed to differentiate student instruction based on data.

Company Contact: Keith Westman, Ed.D.| Chief Operating Officer |[email protected] | @OtusK12

ROBOTLAB-RED-LOGOImagine being taught quadratic equations by using a humanoid robot. The RobotLAB program is a revolutionary teaching-aid demonstrating core concepts of literacy, math and science using robots. The easy to use online portal and robots include interactive lessons which bring the robots to life, helping students understand why math, reading and writing among other subjects are relevant to their life.

Among other education awards, RobotLAB was named the Best EdTech Company at SxSW-Edu, won the Gold Medal from the Edison Foundation and was honored as an Educational Game Changer, Best STEM Tool and awarded the “best of ISTE” by Tech&Learning.

Company Contact: Elad Inbar | Chief Executive Officer |[email protected] | @RobotLABInc

techlearning_vertFor over three decades, Tech & Learning has remained a leading resource for education technology professionals. Our team of award-winning editors provide an inside look at issues, trends, products, and strategies pertinent to the role of all educators. Tech & Learning also hosts Tech & Learning Live, a high-powered, one-day event that provides K-12 decision makers with thought-provoking content on the hottest topics of the day in education technology, and SchoolCIO Summits, which are exclusive, invitation-only events for top-level K-12 executives focusing on timely and relevant content from the most authoritative speakers and advisors.

Company Contact: Christine Weiser | Editor, Tech & Learning Media Group |[email protected]

zscaler-logo-blue-cmyk-15jun2015-1Zscaler is revolutionizing Internet security with the industry’s first Security as a Service platform. As the most innovative firm in the $35 billion security market, Zscaler is used by more than 5,000 leading organizations, including 50 of the Fortune 500. Zscaler ensures that more than 15 million users worldwide are protected against cyber attacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies.  Zscaler is a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for Secure Web Gateways and delivers a safe and productive Internet experience for every user, from any device and from any location — 100% in the cloud. To learn more, visit us at www.zscaler.com.

Company Contact: James Kohler | Director, Public Sector |[email protected] | @zscaler

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