SETDA is thankful to have strong support from wonderful annual private sector partners at the Emerging, Gold and Platinum levels. Click on the links below to learn more about each company and to find contact information.
We’re investing billions into the economy, providing quality jobs to over 200,000 people in the U.S. alone. Since 2008, we’ve committed $500 million to programs that help millions of students in all 50 states and around the world. By bringing together solutions that help protect, serve and connect—committed AT&T professionals are leading the future in education for students, for educators and in technology. No company is more invested in America’s future than AT&T.
Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build their digital future and transform how they work, live and play. The company provides customers with the industry’s broadest and most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era.
Microsoft works with local, national, and international education communities to create technology, tools, programs, and solutions that help address education challenges, while improving teaching and learning opportunities. We believe that the evolving demands of the global economy make education vital to sustainable social and economic success. We also believe that education is a fundamental human right and is the single most important investment in the future of individuals, communities, the nation, and the world. We hope that technology can help extend powerful new education opportunities to millions of people. Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Zoom provides a video-first unified communications platform for hybrid learning environments, administrative uses, and community engagement with a single cloud-based platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, content sharing, webinars, and cloud phone. Zoom allows schools, faculty and staff to teach anywhere, learn anywhere and connect anywhere.
The Canvas Learning Management Platform is developed and fully supported by Instructure, a SaaS technology company dedicated to education, learning, and employee development. The Canvas LMS is part of an integrated technology platform that also includes Canvas Studio, Canvas Catalog, and Canvas Practice. These solutions can be used together or independently, depending on the needs of the institution, and have connected millions of instructors and learners at more than 4,000 education institutions throughout the world. Learn more about Canvas at www.Instructure.com/Canvas.
Products: LMS, Studio, Practice, Catalog
CatchOn is an administrative software that collects real-time data on every student device type and all app, software and website activity. The software provides granular evidence on what is going on digitally in the teaching and learning environment, which district leaders can examine when making data-rich decisions about app use, cost, and ROI.
Customer Engagement Manager
Director of Sales
Manager of Strategic Relationships and Initiatives
In providing right-sized solutions to our districts and State Education Associations, we leverage key partners in each strategic area to make sure we are meeting district instructional and technology needs.
A wholly owned subsidiary of CDW (NASDAQ: CDW), CDW Government (CDW-G) is a leading provider of technology solutions to education, government and healthcare customers. The company features dedicated K-12 account managers to help districts choose the right technology products and services to meet their needs. The company’s solutions architects and engineers offer expertise in designing customized solutions, while its advanced technology engineers assist districts with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions. From network communications and notebooks to virtualization and mobility, CDW-G is dedicated to providing the best possible solutions and resources to its customers.
As an extension of that philosophy, CDW-G publishes EdTech: Focus on K-12, which offers best practices, features, product reviews and case studies, sharing real life applications. CDW-G also sponsors GetEdFunding.com, a free online resource for K-12 and higher education professionals and institutions to find grant opportunities to augment their budgets, expand critical programs and provide additional resources to their students.
As an example from the area of education analytics, we partner with BrightBytes, a fully managed data and predictive analytics platform designed specifically for K-12 schools. The outcomes-based platform enables educators to examine high-level views or granular insights in real time to impact student success and achieve school and district objectives.
Districts and State Education Associations can learn more about The BrightBytes Learning Navigator Suite, which leverages insights from both the EdTech Impact Solution and Modern Learning Solution to ensure equitable learning support for all students.
For more information about CDW-G product offerings, procurement options, service and solutions, call 1.800.808.4239, email [email protected] or visit the CDW-G Web site at www.CDWG.com.
Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) is a networking systems, services and software company. We provide solutions that help our customers create the Adaptive NetworkTM in response to the constantly changing demands of their end-users. By delivering best-in-class networking technology through high-touch consultative relationships, we build the world’s most agile networks with automation, openness and scale. For updates on Ciena, follow us on Twitter @Ciena, LinkedIn, the Ciena Insights blog, or visit www.ciena.com.
Senior Solutions Development Advisor- State/Local Government and Education (SLED) and Healthcare
ClassLink empowers your students and teachers with instant access to their learning resources. ClassLink® OneClick® includes a library of over 5,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives. ClassLink OneRoster™ easily and securely delivers class rosters to any publisher using open technology standards. ClassLink Analytics gives decision makers the usage data they need. Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.
D2L develops software that makes the learning experience better. Our cloud-based Learning Management System is easy to use, flexible and smart. With Brightspace, schools can personalize the experience for every learner to deliver real results. We’re a world leader in learning analytics: our platform predicts learner performance so that schools and companies can take action in real-time to keep students on track.
D2L believes learning is the foundation upon which all progress and achievement rests. Working closely with schools, D2L transforms the way millions of people learn online and in the classroom. Learn more about D2L for schools at www.D2L.com.
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ENA delivers transformative technology solutions supported by exceptional customer care. Since 1996, we have worked with our customers to design and engineer high-capacity and future-ready connectivity, communication, cloud, security, and data analytics solutions. For more information, please visit www.ena.com, call 615-312-6140, or e-mail [email protected].
Customer Engagement Manager
Manager of Strategic Relationships and Initiatives
Esri is a GIS company. We build software for making maps and analyzing data. Esri GIS tools are used in all walks of life, around the world, from education to urban planning to climate change and everywhere between. Computing power -- mobile, desktop, or cloud -- helps people build and analyze data, generate dynamic maps, understand complex conditions, make better decisions, use resources carefully, preserve the most critical, and support more sustainable patterns. Geography matters, and we make software for computers large and small to help people see the patterns and relationships. For more info, see esri.com/schools
Since 2005, Five Star has partnered with school districts to support transformative learning experiences through the use of technology. Our solutions include strategic planning for leaders, professional development for educators, and a focus on data-based decision-making. Our experienced leaders, training specialists, engineers, and developers are passionate about creating innovative products and support services to address the specific needs and expectations of school districts. Five Star is also a Google for Education specialized Professional Development and Transformation Services partner.
Google for Education is a solution built for learning and designed for the classroom that includes easy-to-manage affordable devices like Chromebooks, a “mission control” for class through Google Classroom, a powerful suite of productivity tools with G Suite for Education, and new ways to engage students like Google Expeditions. Together these tools help teachers save time, increase collaboration, and inspire curiosity while students discover and learn together on any device, from anywhere.
Google is committed to directing our resources — our products, programs, philanthropy and people — toward making education possible for everyone. Technology alone won’t improve education, but we believe it can be a powerful part of the solution, and we want to help ensure that all students and educators are able to benefit from it. So we’ll continue working toward a future where every student has access to the skills they’ll need and the quality education they deserve.
IntelliBoard provides analytic and reporting services to education communities and institutions that want expanded reporting and analytics for their LMS platform. We help extract the statistical data gathered within the LMS and present it on a single dashboard in the form of viewable, shareable and printable charts, graphs, and analytics.
IntelliBoard is the most comprehensive reporting and analytics platform of any LMS on the market today. Feel empowered to deliver better, more effective, more engaging learning informed by what your data is telling you. Our mantra: provide the best instantly available, easy-to-use, point-and click access to your data.
Unlock the power of your data through the IntelliBoard dashboard. Navigate quickly to the focus areas important to your organization: completion, retention, traffic, revenue, and many more.
-Compatible with multiple LMS platforms
-Provides dashboards for learners and instructors
-Supports multiple organizational roles
-Real-time customizable reports
IntelliBoard is comprised of data-loving, education-focused, and care-centric folks brilliant in the skills they bring to you. We dream BIG! We all share the same vision, but each provides a unique perspective. We strive to provide a well-rounded approach to all that we do.
Kajeet helps students succeed by providing more than just Internet outside of school. Our innovative solution provides safe, mobile broadband Internet to close the Homework Gap. As educators increase technology in the classroom for learning, Education Broadband™ keeps students connected either at home or on the bus with CIPA-compliant filters and provides administrators a reporting dashboard to gain insight into student usage.
LearnPlatform is an education technology company founded in 2014 with the mission to expand equitable access for all students and teachers to education technology that works.
LearnPlatform’s comprehensive edtech effectiveness system is used by local education agencies (LEAs), state education agencies (SEAs) and educational service agencies (ESAs) within the United States to continuously improve the safety, equity and cost-effectiveness of their educational technology.
Our research-driven technology, central office automation and data-rich insights and services equip school districts, states and their partners to organize their edtech resources, streamline their edtech request, compliance and procurement processes, and analyze their edtech implementations to make better instructional, operational and budget decisions.
Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, Lenovo is developing world-changing technologies that create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society. By designing, engineering and building the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices and infrastructure, we’re also leading an Intelligent Transformation to create better experiences and opportunities for our customers around the globe. Lenovo believes smarter technology inspires smarter education. Our education solutions feature tailored devices and software for the broad range of form factors and use cases needed in today’s digital learning ecosystem.
MIND Research Institute is a nonprofit, social impact organization committed to transforming education and closing the experience gap for all learners. MIND's flagship program, ST Math, is a PreK-8 visual instructional program that leverages the brain's innate spatial-temporal reasoning ability to solve mathematical problems. ST Math's unique, patented approach provides students with more equitable access to deep conceptual learning.
At PowerSchool, we believe in the simple truth that every student deserves the best opportunities in life. That’s why our mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their potential, in their way. From the front office to the classroom to the home, PowerSchool helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, learning, grading, attendance, assessment, analytics, state reporting, special education, student registration, talent, finance, and HR. Today, we’re proud to be the leading provider of K-12 education application technology supporting over 45 million students in over 80 countries. Visit www.powerschool.com
RANDA’s Education solutions have been developed and matured over the past 18 years to become leading platforms in the industry. RANDA builds workflow, reporting, and scale solutions for SEAs across a variety of verticals including all areas of Teacher Effectiveness and the Teacher Portfolio. We continue to meet States where they are in the development cycle providing services to their customers, the Districts, to help the State have greater impact in serving those customers and making the work of the work easier. Our latest platform, LMI, or Last Mile Interoperability, solves the challenges with disparate systems, disparate standards, in real-time, translating millions of records across thousands of entities bringing contextual data to the systems that need it. RANDA’s focus is solving big problems, at scale, with fidelity.
SAFARI Montage is the leading K-12 Learning Object Repository, Video Streaming Library, IPTV & Live Media Streaming provider. This enterprise-level solution provides an interoperable foundation for teachers and students to have equitable access to procured, created and curated educational digital resources, create playlists and link them to their LMS. The platform is IMS certified in LTI, Common Cartridge, OneRoster and Competencies & Academic Standards Exchange (CASE).
SAFARI Montage comes preloaded with educational video titles tied to the curriculum from the industry's leading video publishers, which include Schlessinger Media, PBS, The History Channel, National Geographic, Scholastic, Disney Education, BBC and more.
SAFARI Montage LOR Cloud offers all of refined features of the Learning Object Repository without the need for hardware inside a school district. It is ideal for flexible in-person and remote instruction needs.
SchoolStream, a subsidiary of Right Response, LLC, provides the highest Return On Investment Process Automation Platform to automate both instructional and non-instructional operations in the K12 industry. Our platform makes workflow and process automation easier for school districts by providing over 30 different applications that cover processes in business/finance, HR, Student Services, General Operations, and School site processes. SchoolStream can help automate, integrate, and web-enable any K12 process quickly to help your organization save costs and increase efficiency.
Rights Response, LLC’s mission is to develop technology to simplify process automation on the internet.
VP of Marketing, Client Services, & Business Development
Seesaw is a learning platform that brings educators, students, and families together to deepen student learning. Teachers design and facilitate powerful learning experiences, students create, reflect, collaborate, and make their learning visible, and families actively support and celebrate student learning. Seesaw is used by over 10 million teachers, students, and family members every month across more than 75% of schools in the U.S. and over 150 countries worldwide.
Windstream Enterprise provides businesses with a nationwide, cloud-optimized network and software-based solutions—such as SD-WAN and UCaaS—to help customers manage today’s most complex IT and networking challenges through our award-winning portal, WE Connect. The powerful combination of Windstream Enterprise’s network and managed communications solutions, drive cloud migration, improve productivity and enhance security in order to elevate the customer experience. We collaborate with our customers to understand their individual needs and deliver the right mix of solutions and support.
2gnoMe is a cloud-based platform that supports teachers with personalized professional learning. Our award-winning approach enhances individual skills awareness and clarifies who needs what kind of learning in the first place. For education leaders, the platform makes it easy to create a holistic and continuous learning experience for every teacher – at scale, and to measure the usefulness and impact of the learning activity, on teacher retention and student outcomes. To learn more, visit https://2gno.me or watch this 2-minute video at https://youtu.be/IrMSfjY-PUk.
BestSchool is the combination of 3 different educational businesses, to bring a whole new range of tools for the schools, and State data visualization with insights. Running off the existing Ed-Fi State Reporting data, we can now offer:
▪ Video conference calling, customized for the schools.
▪ Google Class room integration done easily, to give access to greater LMS resources, which is free.
▪ Analyze data from State School level, all the way down to the Student 360 View.
▪ Master scheduler that has a 95%+ accuracy (typically schools have 85%), this results in much fewer conflicts and better, balanced class sizes.
▪ Mobile app for parents and students, login to see their data at State level.
Being web-based, Construct 3 runs on almost any device, including Windows, Mac, Linux and, of course, Chromebooks. C3 comes built-in with a bank of tutorials, sample projects, a full manual, and a 2-unit introductory curriculum, aligned to CSTA standards.
Growth and development means change. And leading change impacts everything an organization aspires to become. As a premier public sector data services organization, Crocus helps organizations use data to solve complex problems through effective data-driven continuous improvement strategies that build social equity. We are recognized change management experts, implementing people-centered processes in public education around open data standards and extensible technical solutions to achieve modernized, secure, and private systems interoperability.
Digital Respons-Ability is a mission-based company that teaches tens of thousands of students digital citizenship through classroom based experiential learning. They also teach digital parenting classes to thousands of parents across Utah. Digital Respons-Ability makes sure their curriculum is adaptive and works closely with at-risk students, foster parents, school counselors, therapists and more on how to prevent digital violence. They developed their own research-based curriculum on digital citizenship and teach other educators on how to instruct on this topic. Their work is featured in the academic title from Rowman & Littlefield: Digital Citizenship: Teaching Strategies and Practice from the Field.
One Platform for Learning Anywhere
As students and staff start another year of learning, they will need tools that help them learn together from anywhere. Whether that’s in person, online, or a hybrid of the two, Edmodo is here to help! With educational tools designed to engage learners at home and in the classroom, Edmodo connects all teachers, students, and parents in your learning community to help ensure learning outcomes for everyone:
Edmodo supports learning in any environment with these tools all in one place:
· Easy communication and collaboration
· A safe online classroom space for delivering instruction
· Assessment, assignment, and grading tools
· Full Zoom integration including video conferencing, screen sharing, and a digital whiteboard
· Support for social-emotional learning and community building
· Professional development, collaboration, and training
· Webinars and teaching resources from our educator community
For more information, to sign up for a demo and pricing information go to: https://go.edmodo.com/schools/
Future Genius, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) that designs sustainability enrichment programs for middle schools around the U.S. Through exploration of the U.N. Global Goals for Sustainable Development, Future Genius STEAM programs activate youth to become agents of change—future leaders and problem-solvers—energized to transform the planet. Aligned to the Common Core State Standards Initiative in both Mathematics and English Language Arts, as well as the Next Generation Science Standards, Future Genius project-based learning is constructed to boost academic achievement, foster social and emotional well-being, and build civic responsibility for a sustainable future.
Innive is a business intelligence solution and services company, specializing in business insights, big data integration and artificial intelligence. We offer industry specific pre-built solutions and provide consulting services for our customers so they can use data to gain insights to achieve better business results.
BioDive, our innovative National Science Foundation award-winning middle school curriculum supplement, combines web-based virtual reality and personalized digital journaling to enable students to experience the life of a scientist. During the five day BioDive immersive experience, students take on the role of marine biologists investigating the delicate ecosystems of venomous marine snails. Throughout their expedition, students observe, discover, and hypothesize about abiotic and biotic factors that impact marine biodiversity. BioDive will work with any web-enabled device (computers, tablets, smart phones, and chromebooks) and is integrated with Google. Please reach out for a free demonstration!
Knowledgehook, a leading educational technology company, empowers over 450,000 teachers and parents to collaboratively support the mathematics learning journey of over 5 million students worldwide. Winner of Google’s Game Changer Award and named Top Disruptor by BNN, its platform analyzes student understanding through engaging assessments, providing real-time personalized solutions to close learning gaps between classroom teaching and at-home learning. Designed by leading numeracy and research experts, Knowledgehook’s Instructional Guidance System is known for reinventing how online technology supports education and educators, while inspiring the problem solvers of tomorrow.
Mote’s mission is to make voice messaging effortlessly accessible for everyone. Our technology powers teacher productivity and student accessibility in more than 10,000 schools and districts around the world. With Seed Funding from Craft Ventures and Sequoia, we’re scaling our EDU go-to-market and building the web’s voice messaging platform.
Ever wonder why students struggle with math yet know the words to ALL their favorite songs? Muzology’s award-winning, algebra-readiness platform uses educational music videos to make learning math fast, fun and effective. Developed by a team of learning experts, PhDs (Harvard & Oxford) and hit songwriters, Muzology presents challenging math skills and procedures in a clear and engaging way. Muzology’s gamified digital platform also contains formative assessments, analytics dashboards and custom assignment features. Muzology can be used successfully in-class and remotely, and supports all tiers of instruction including rapid remediation! Recognized by the National Science Foundation, US Department of Education, and SIIA, Muzology continues to win awards as one of the country’s most innovative, new learning solutions. Muzology is research-based and standards-aligned, SEL-aligned, and ESSER aligned. Muzology’s mission is to enable ALL learners to reach their full potential. . www.muzology.com
Paper partners with K-12 schools throughout the U.S. and Canada to give every student an equal opportunity to excel academically. Our educational support system (ESS) provides learners with unlimited 24x7 homework help, writing feedback and study support at a predictable fixed cost. Paper’s specialized tutors deliver on-demand, 1:1 academic support in four languages across more than 200 academic subject areas—so students always have access to expert extra help exactly when, where and how they need it. To learn more, visit www.paper.co.
Participate combines your favorite parts of social media and online learning to connect community members, grow organizational impact and support scalable learning opportunities, all in one place. Trusted by school districts, nonprofits and education organizations around the world, Participate takes existing professional learning initiatives and builds a digital community that provides value for your community members and meaningful impact for your organization.
Rosen Classroom provides schools of all levels with resources that support academic and independent reading through
digital and print programs. Our high-interest, leveled standards-based content supports foundational literacy, writing, word study, and personalized learning through various platforms and programs including Rosen-LightSail and Rosen LevelUp, innovative adaptive
SchoolTube is the Nation’s Leading, no cost Video Sharing Platform for K12 schools and their communities. SchoolTube also now provides a full array of EASY to use, fully integrated Video Creation and Live Virtual Classroom premium tools, featuring an AMAZING copyright-free catalog of 200 Million videos, photos and audios for use by our K12 communities!
SchoolTube is accessible for free, by District-wide Single Sign-On(SSO) through CLEVER, GCLASSROOM, Microsoft, and all major LMS’s. Sign up your District’s SSO access today and enable your entire school community to safely create and share their videos using SchoolTube’s COPPA an ADA compliant video sharing platform.
Over 50% of secondary students struggle with research and aren't ready for college writing. We're changing that.Scrible Edu is an award-winning, Google and Microsoft partnered and integrated research and writing platform. It lets students curate, annotate, manage and collaborate on texts in the cloud. It supports writing with citation capture, bibliography and outline editors and Google Docs and Microsoft Word integration. Students use powerful tools to scaffold and organize their work. Teachers use novel analytics to support personalized learning for the vital research and writing skills students need for college success. See our demo and teacher testimonial video: https://youtu.be/I_G0erLPJBs
Total Technology Results – Total is a premier device buyback company. Our Value Proposition is simple. Bring the highest value for devices, maintain the highest value standards in our core services. We use honest, straight forward grading, proprietary software that provides comprehensive and transparent reports, and a team of seasoned dedicated professionals qualified to manage any size project or contract. What does this mean to our customers? It means: increasing their technology budget, accelerating their refresh cycles, keeping them on the front end of technological advancements, and all the while, making the right choice for the environment. We believe it is extremely important to get quality, affordable devices into students and educator’s hands. Getting a district a high value for their devices that are currently in the field makes the next deployment a more affordable endeavor. We can provide both buyback and sell-in device solutions for any size school or district in the US. Visit: www.totaltr.com
VitalInsight™ is the first cloud based, data-driven technology that mines data related to the existence and strength of best practices among programs, protocols, inter-relationships, and metrics. VitalInsight™ diagnoses the underlying causes of performance, and prescribes targeted best practice remedies demonstrated to drive improved outcomes. The process engages as many as ten stakeholder groups at the school and district levels, and collects, analyzes, and reports the data in two weeks. The data are leading indicators of success, and the process unifies and raises the expectations among stakeholders for improvement.
WURRLYedu offers culturally relevant content and interactive digital tools to make music education fun, effective and affordable. WURRLYedu's innovative approach increases student engagement, while also improving the development of musical, social and emotional skills. For teachers, WURRLYedu offers a content portal with lesson plans, an extensive music catalog and a library of video tips from Grammy Award-Winning Artists. For students, WURRLYedu is a mobile and web platform containing thousands of popular songs across multiple genres, games, and recording capabilities. With WURRLYedu, students have all the resources necessary to discover, practice, and record music both inside and outside the classroom.