SLATE 2021 Vendors

Find information on the 2021 SLATE Vendors listed below. To see a full map of the Expo Hall click on the map image on the right.

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4Schools / CESA 6

Developed through CESA 6, our 4Schools suite of products includes communication and process management solutions to save schools time, money and resources. From your digital communication platform (website, app, notifications) to academic and career planning modules, special education compliance applications, and professional development registration management, 4Schools is here to support you.

Age of Learning

Developed by the creators of ABCmouse®, My Math Academy™ is powered by a Patented Adaptive Technology that immerses young learners in an engaging, game-based environment while providing them with everything they need to developing and mastering essential math skills, as well as the growth-mindset to becoming productive life-long learners.

Ahrens Education Group

What We Do: We make it easy for educators to gain access to the most current curriculum and educational materials available. Decrease the time spent searching for materials and instead find a solution set specific to your classrooms and students. Who We Help: Ahrens Education works with districts and schools throughout WISCONSIN, MINNESOTA, IOWA & NEBRASKA by helping them find the right resources to meet specific curricular needs. We ask questions, provide options, and even help with implementation.

AxCel Technology, LLC

AxCel Technology specializes in Data Protection and Security Solutions for Ransomware Prevention for small, medium, and enterprise clients. Founded in 2016 AxCel has implemented data protection and recovery solution for over 1,000 Wisconsin Companies including education, government, professional services companies, healthcare, and manufacturing. We offer a free consulting session to review your objectives for Data Protection and Security and design services performed by senior network engineering specialists for VDI and Hyper-Convergence. 

BG Innovations, Inc

BGI is a leading provider of instructional and audio/visual technology. We pride ourselves on partnering with our customers with the mutual goal of delivering high-quality instruction using the latest technology. Our after-sale support includes leveled training for educators and school technology staff. We understand the value of high-level ongoing support.

Blocksi

Blocksi is a leader in the edtech space when it comes to classroom management and district-wide filtering. It provides schools the tools to eliminate students’ distractions and keep them focused, using personalized dashboards for in-school and remote educators, IT directors, principals, and parents. It contains granular category-based filtering, live monitoring, auto-detection or cyberbullying and threats, an Anti-theft solution, and much more.

Camcor, Inc.

Camcor has been serving customers’ audio/visual and technology needs since 1949. I’ve been hired to develop and manage partnerships with K-12 schools, higher education, and local government offices throughout IL and WI as a local representative. Not only do we sell audio/visual equipment, but we also offer consulting, product demonstrations, installation, and training.

CESA #1

CESA #1 is a provider of high-quality, cost-effective programs and services that are responsive to the dynamic needs of K-12 districts in SE Wisconsin. The Institute for Personalized Learning is a division of CESA #1. Their mission is to launch and infuse a learner-centered framework for scaling personalized learning and nurturing powerful learners.

Class Intercom

Class Intercom is a SaaS company founded on the principle of educating and empowering students and educators to collaborate and securely share their school’s story through social media. From its inception, Class Intercom’s focus has been to provide the tools and resources to help all schools and educators (not just customers) build stronger community connections and educational opportunities through social media. As Class Intercom has continued to grow and expand to schools and students internationally, the same vision has been maintained while growing the platform and resources. As a social media management solution exclusively for schools and educators, Class Intercom is led by seasoned educator, Dr. Jill Johnson and EdTech driver Ben Pankonin. Each is dedicated to ingenuity in education and empowering students to gain real world experience in the classroom.

ClassLink

ClassLink is a leading provider of cloud-based education products that connect educators and students with their classroom, curriculum, and each other in richer, more powerful ways. As leading advocates for open data standards, we offer instant access to apps and files with single sign-on, streamline class rostering, automate account provisioning, and provide actionable analytics.

Clear Touch

Clear Touch® is a forward-thinking technology provider named to the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing companies and recognized as one of South Carolina’s 25 Fastest Growing Companies. U.S. – owned and operated, Clear Touch® is also a winner of multiple Tech & Learning Best in Show awards for their innovative products. Our commitment to our customers, the reliability of our products, and our industry-leading innovation have paved the way for our growth. Clear Touch® develops products for education, business, and government including multi-touch interactive panels, software suites, and accessories. Clear Touch is also an exclusive reseller of Clear Digital products.

The Computer Supply People

The Computer Supply People, founded in 1974 as Media Management & Magnetics, is a dependable supplier of quality computer products. We offer an extensive line of computer hardware, supplies and furniture at competitive prices. Warehouses located throughout the country assure you of receiving product when and where you need it. We provide the latest technology, major brand names, and the widest selection, all from a single trusted source. Our web site contains thousands of the most popular computer products, please call if you can’t find a product on our site, we probably can get it for you. Service is the cornerstone of The Computer Supply People approach to business, and we believe personal relationships are the key to our success. Our entire staff will constantly strive to earn your confidence. We have a very knowledgeable sales staff who average over 20 years of experience. No matter what your company’s size, you always have a dedicated account representative who functions as a consultant to your business. We look forward to working with you.

Concordia University

At Concordia University Wisconsin your faith and your knowledge will flourish because we are a community that cares about your whole self—your mind, body, and spirit—and are committed to helping you reach your fullest potential.

Connecting Point

We are a technology solution provider for K12 School Districts.

Dependable Solutions

Dependable Solutions specializes in a wide range of services, including tailored IT services, solutions, training, and professional development. We are committed to providing our clients with high quality service and support.

Edgenuity

Edgenuity provides online and blended learning solutions for grades K-12 that propel student success, empower teachers, and enable schools to meet their academic goals.

Edgewood College

The Graduate, License, and Doctoral programs at Edgewood College are offered for education professionals to advance their career. Our Dominican values of truth, compassion, justice, partnership and community are more important than ever in preparing the educators of our children and youth, and are woven throughout our course and program offerings.

Edmentum

Edmentum delivers rigorous, research-based curriculum, assessments, and practice items aligned to the most up-to-date standards and designed to engage students. We are committed to making it easier for educators to individualize learning for every student through simple technology, high quality content, and actionable data.

eGlass l HoverCam

eGlass is a transparent writing glass with a built-in camera, mic, and presenter lights available in 35″ and 50″ sizes. HoverCam is an innovative technology leader in the education market and provider of document cameras (HDMI, USB, wireless), digital podiums, and software (virtual white boarding, document camera viewer)

e-hallpass

e-hallpass is The Total Digital Hallpass Solution. Students create pass requests on their device, or teachers create passes from their dashboard. Dashboard displays who is in the hall, boosting security and accountability. Limit the number of passes, create on-demand or future passes. And much more! Free no-obligation Pilots.

ePrep, Inc.

CERT is a college readiness eco-system that offers ACT/WAS based assessments, individualized remediation, complex text reading support, graduation planning, and Spanish support to students as well as standards-specific data, ACT tools, lesson plans, and video tutorials to teachers in order to improve ACT scores, state assessment scores, and resulting college-going rates. CERT is the only platform that crosswalks between Wisconsin state standards and expectations and national ACT standards and benchmarks.

First Technologies Inc.

First Technologies provides products for STEM Education and Fab Labs including 3D Printers, 3D Scanners, Laser Engravers, CNC Hardware and Software. First Technologies also provides Automotive Trainers, Automation Trainers and Robotics.

FirstNet / AT&T

The FirstNet mission is to deploy, operate, maintain, and improve the first high-speed, nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety.

This reliable, highly secure, interoperable, and innovative public safety communications platform will bring 21st century tools to public safety agencies and first responders, allowing them to get more information quickly and helping them to make faster and better decisions

Solutions Architect

Premium scheduler for interventions and enrichments; giving teachers the ability to schedule struggling students to the support they need while offering extended learning opportunities for the others, all in a single system.

Gaggle

Gaggle is the pioneer in helping K-12 districts manage student safety on school-provided technology. Our mission is to help ensure the safety and well-being of all students, supporting school districts in proactively identifying those who are struggling. We have helped hundreds of districts avoid tragedies and save lives.

Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University is committed to elevating education and offers degree programs, as well as continuing education courses for aspiring teachers, current educators, administrators and policymakers. 

Heartland Business Systems

Heartland Business Systems helps organizations achieve their technology goals. For over 30 years, HBS has delivered technology solutions to Midwest businesses, government agencies, hospitals, and schools. HBS also employs over 200 engineers across eleven locations who offer technical expertise and resources to drive innovation.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Our work at HMH® is the outcome of our guiding purpose, vision, and values. By learning more about us, you’ll discover what makes our products, services, books, and media so exceptional. It’s not only because of our long history of innovation but also because of our people and their commitment to educators and learners. We share an understanding of what an enormous privilege it is to invite young people to become the heroes of their own narratives, to shape the arc of a story, and to change a life. That is the power of learning.

Illuminate Education

Illuminate Education equips educators to take a data-driven approach to serving the whole child. Our solution combines comprehensive assessment, MTSS management, and dashboard tools to monitor learning and growth, identify needs, align targeted supports, and accelerate learning for all.

IM4 Social Emotional Behavioral Intervention System Tier II

IM4 provides a much needed solution to improve intervention programming for students who exhibit social, emotional, and behavioral challenges that serve as barriers to learning. IM4 simplifies intervention programming by coordinating the process from beginning to end: Match, Map, Monitor, and Meet. The IM4 system has many ready-to-go interventions based on whether the student’s main problems of concern are due to a performance-deficit (won’t do or lack of will) and acquisition-deficit (can’t do or lack of skill). Each intervention is coupled with an automated implementation-facilitation function, such as a step-by-step outline of the active ingredients, customizability progress monitoring tool that can be tailored case-by-case, and fidelity checklist to track the degree to which the intervention is delivered as planned. Also, there is a function to add Ad Hoc interventions and simply use the IM4 as an automated implementation aid to do planning, PM, graphing, fidelity check and decision making.

Infinite Reality, LLC

Why We Exist: We believe in challenging the status of all human learning and seek to revolutionize how humans consume and use information. How We Do What We Do: We merge minds and holograms to transform learning, by immersing the learner with visual imagery to create an “Experiential Learning Environment.” What We Do: We develop custom software that interacts with proprietary and open-source headsets to bring about the “Gamification of Education.”

IXL

IXL is an award-winning personalized learning platform used by more than 12 million students worldwide.

jmc

jmc inc. develops comprehensive software solutions for K12 school administration. For nearly 40 years, jmc digital products have helped schools run more efficiently. Our modular programs and applications start with school pros.

LAB Midwest

At LAB Midwest, our mission is to prepare students for exciting careers in STEM, automation & robotics, Industry 4.0, and advanced manufacturing through hands-on learning. We provide schools with the training equipment, curriculum, multimedia and instructor training to incorporate these advanced technologies into their classrooms and labs.

Lifeline Audio Video Technologies

Technology in the classroom creates an innovative experience that helps teach kids in the way they want to learn. Improving sound throughout the school enhances the daily life of students, teachers, coaches and staff. Lifeline Audio Video Technologies offers a wide range of K-12 education products and services including but not limited to: Classroom Amplifications Systems, Interactive panels, projectors and screens, document cameras, and district wide paging systems. We also outfit gymnasiums, auditoriums, football fields, cafeterias and all other areas of a school’s campus.

Lifetouch

For more than 80 years, Lifetouch has been the leader in school photography providing schools with high-quality photography and a polished Picture Day experience from start to finish. We can help you accomplish more for your school, saving you time and money, and keeping your parents and staff engaged and happy. We aid in providing up to date images for school information systems and lunch systems.

Lightspeed Technologies

Lightspeed offers instructional audio solutions for the whole classroom, distance learning applications, and small groups. Our solutions help overcome barriers to listening so students can clearly hear their teacher to receive the best instruction and support at the right time.

Mackin

Mackin provides books and educational materials for schools and libraries world-wide. Our catalog includes over 18,000 publishers with print books, eBooks, makerspace materials, databases, audiobooks, video resources and more. MackinVIA, our FREE, award-winning, digital content management system, provides access to all your digital content in one place.

Maris Education / Capstone

Maris Education is your local Wisconsin K-12 Publishers’ Rep for Capstone, Heinemann, and the Wisconsin Historical Society Press.

Nepris

The Nepris platform is a cloud-based application that makes connecting industry professionals and experts to K-12 classrooms easier than ever before. Nepris provides educators unlimited access to over 50,000 industry professionals for LIVE real-world learning connections, WBL, PBL, project mentorships, mock interviews, capstone presentations, virtual tours, and career exploration? No matter your students’ passion, socio-economic status, race, gender, or grade level, Nepris can help your students find their passion and pathway.

Neptune Navigate

Neptune Navigate for Schools provides comprehensive online modules customized for students and staff, making it easy to teach responsible Digital Citizenship, in the classroom or at home. The modules are 100% ready-to-go with no additional work required. For parents, Navigate also includes videos and discussion questions designed to help them engage with their kids.

PBS Wisconsin Education

PBS Wisconsin Education offers curiosity-powered, standards-aligned classroom media resources and professional development events for educators. Come learn about our Wisconsin-focused and national resources that include classroom media, student interactives, and educator guides with cross-curricular connections in American Indian Studies, English Language Arts, Environmental Education, Music, Social Studies, Science, and more.

Renaissance

Renaissance is a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts. We are committed to providing educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. Our portfolio includes solutions for assessment (Star Assessments and myIGDIs for Preschool); practice (Accelerated Reader, myON, Freckle, and Lalilo); data-driven insights (Schoolzilla); and teacher-facilitated instructional delivery (Nearpod).

Savvas Learning Company

At Savvas, we believe learning should inspire. By combining new ideas, new ways of thinking, and new ways of interacting, we design next-generation K-12 learning solutions that help all students discover their greatness. Our award-winning, standards-aligned programs — developed by leading authors and educators and used by more than 40 million students — leverage the power of adaptive learning and advanced technology to deliver immersive, personalized and engaging content that maximizes learning, anytime, anywhere.

Scanning Pens Inc.

The award-winning assistive technology from Scanning Pens helps struggling readers with ELL, SPED, Dyslexia, and other learning differences reach their literacy goals. Free 30-day trials available!

Sirona Recovery

Teen Intervene is an evidenced-based program that has received positive feedback from participants and their parents/guardians. We serve schools, individuals and communities seeking support and resources for their recovery, including access to treatment near their home, education and prevention, and assistance with finding a safe place to live.

Skill Struck

Skill Struck’s mission is to create opportunities for all students to learn to code and equip them to have a positive impact on the world. Their computer science education platforms provide applicable resources for teachers and foster industry connections for administrators. Skill Struck’s curriculum is engaging and accessible for all learners.

Sora, by OverDrive Education

The Sora student reading app, from OverDrive Education, connects 48,000 K-12 schools worldwide with the industry’s largest catalog of ebooks, audiobooks and streaming video. Sora provides 24/7 access to books and powerful learning tools and insights to meet the needs of students and educators.

STEM Education Works

From start to finish, STEM Education Works is your full-solution STEM partner in the classroom. With industry-relevant technology, standards-aligned curriculum, and outstanding customer service, we’re here to help students of all ages succeed.

STEMscopes

STEMscopes is a comprehensive suite of results-oriented STEM curriculum and professional development solutions used by 6 million students and 600,000 teachers across all 50 states. Created by educators for educators, STEMscopes is highly adaptable, affordable, and supports instruction in any kind of learning environment. STEMscopes was developed by Accelerate Learning Inc. in partnership with Rice University. For information, visit stemscopes.com or call toll-free 800-531-0864.

Technology Resource Advisors, Inc.

Technology Resource Advisors specializes in assisting districts with planning, beginning, and maintaining their 1:1 initiatives with Chromebooks and Windows Devices. Most districts seek TRA for their ChromeCare warranty. The ChromeCare warranty is a full accidental warranty offering for Chromebooks/Windows Devices. It covers drops, breaks, spills, manufacturer defects and hardware failures.

tinkRworks LLC

TinkRworks is a K-8 STEAM-education provider focused on transforming learners to innovators. Students are immersed in project-based learning environments where they create physical solutions to problems using their minds and their hands. 

Trox + Tierney

Trox + Tierney brings together 750 talented associates with years of experience and a true passion for supporting educators. Together, we provide the benefits of a scaled national provider while still retaining a local, personal touch. Our expanded catalog of products and services, broadened geographical coverage, and improved leverage with suppliers empowers educators to confidently purchase, implement, use, and manage technology resources to improve the learning landscape. Providing technology that is in use by nearly 30 million students, Trox + Tierney is committed to driving transformative change in education by enabling learning without limits.

University of Wisconsin Superior

The University of Wisconsin Superior offers a flexible program with a dedicated staff. Be part of a program that puts you first & gives you the attention you deserve. Our 100% online programs offer flexibility with our seven-week courses. Our Master of Science in Education – School Counseling, Clinical Mental Health, & Marriage Family Therapy, Master of Science in Instruction, Master of Science in Special Education, Master of Science in Educational Administration, & Education Specialist in Educational Administration – Superintendent/District Administrator are offered 6 times a year.

Vantage Financial

Vantage Financial works with schools across Wisconsin to provide them with cost-effective, customized leasing solutions for all of their technology equipment, software, and service needs.

ViewSonic Corporation

As leaders in interactive display technology, ViewSonic transforms classrooms into immersive learning environments. Our education solutions drive engagement, energize and motivate students, and make teaching more fun. From ViewBoard interactive displays and myViewBoard collaborative software, to projector solutions for aging whiteboards, our award-winning solutions help you connect and collaborate. Whether yours is a Google, Apple, or Microsoft campus, our products work well with existing technology and seamlessly integrate into nearly any environment. Brands: Classroom Collaboration,Interactive Flat Panels,Large-screen LCD displays,LED displays, desktop/office/gaming monitors,Laser/Interactive/Multimedia/Digital Projectors,Digital Signage and ePosters.

Visual Image Photography

Visual Image Photography (VIP), your best team in school photography services, provides school portraits, and photography-related administrative services and products, such as ID cards and ID capture/print systems, yearbook design/print services, school print products, facility branding graphics, and more. VIP covers all photography needed for promotion, identification, display, website, school yearbook, staff, and families, including seasonal portraits, sports photography, school event and classroom candid photos, graduation/promotion portraits, all-class/all-school group photos, high school senior portraits, and staff/business portraits. We use state-of-the-art photography and lighting equipment to capture our images. Our scannable QR code “Photo Passes” and online ordering system have replaced money handling and paper forms. Families order from online galeries using a link emailed to them directly or through a secure search feature on a school-specific webpage. Our HP Indigo digtial press produces all our print orders in a unique booklet format, which are tracked and delivered directly to the home address when each individual order is placed. All digital images are available to our school partners within 48 hours on VIP’s Client Access Portal, a user-friendly, secure, proprietary online resource. We would love to meet with school administrators, school staff, and decision makers regarding partnerships in innovative, professional school portrait services.

Viterbo University

Viterbo University offers more than 40 academic programs (traditional and online) that prepare students for success in their professional and personal lives. Whether it be at the bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree level, Viterbo students are known by name and build strong connections with faculty both in and outside of the classroom.

WEA Member Benefits

WEA Member Benefits helps Wisconsin public school employees and their families achieve their financial goals. We do this by providing personal insurance, retirement and investment, and financial planning programs that are designed specifically for the education community.

WiLS

WiLS (formally Wisconsin Library Services) is a non-profit membership organization that facilitates collaborative projects and services to save our members time and money and to advance library service, primarily in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, WiLS is the project manager for the Wisconsin Schools Digital Library Consortium (WSDLC), which provides access to thousands of ebooks and audiobooks to K12 students at a low cost of $1.55 per student.

Wisconsin Construction Laborers

Construction Trade Union and Registered Apprenticeship Program.

Wisconsin eSchool Network

Wisconsin eSchool Network (WEN) helps schools and districts build, implement, and grow quality online and blended learning programs that meet the unique and ever-evolving needs of students.

Wisconsin Virtual Learning

Wisconsin Virtual Learning (WVL) is a tuition free 4K-12th grade online public school with highly qualified and experienced Wisconsin-certified teachers and a track record of over a decade of student success. Our passion is to do whatever it takes to help each child reach their full potential. WVL offers a diverse selection of learning pathways including online classes, independent learning, and curriculum choices to best meet the individual learning styles and needs of each of our students.

WISEdash LOCAL

WISEdash LOCAL is a non-profit consortium of WI school districts providing premier dashboard and data warehouse services to our membership at the lowest possible cost to our members. WISEdash LOCAL is an all-inclusive membership, meaning you get all of our solutions to date and as they develop for one low cost. We also offer district-specific dashboard customization at a very low cost, so there is no barrier to optimizing your district data strategy and meeting your district goals.

WISEdash Local works closely with DPI to develop premier dashboards specific to the needs of Wisconsin. From updating your course codes to prepping your data for the snapshot, our consortium stays current on WI-specific developments. We also build district-specific dashboards for your scorecards, audit points, data wall and anything else you need on-site. We are not an (inter)national corporation and take pride in working specifically for Wisconsin school districts. Contact us today to schedule a demo, discuss your local strategy and incorporate WDL’s next-day data into your operations so you know exactly what’s going on, when, and stay in the know for Wisconsin’s developments.

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