SLATE 2023 Vendors
Ahrens Education Group
Ahrens Education Group believes in the power of collaboration. We’ll listen carefully to learn about you, your fellow educators and your students. Together, we can identify what you goals are – what’s working, what’s not and what just needs a bit of fine-tuning. Through our partnerships with a wide variety of educational resource providers, independent educational consultants, and respected educational authors and guides, we have access to an amazing array of helpful strategies, solutions and support. Together, we can help you build the future you want, and the future your students deserve.
AristotleK12 is the modern, all-in-one EdTech solution built to take the complexity out of managing student technology. Delivered through a user-friendly interface, AristotleK12 encompasses student-centric filtering, asset utilization and reporting, student behavior analytics, and classroom management. Compatible with a variety of device types, as well as integrations with Google, Active Directory, and many student information systems, AristotleK12 provides the convenience and flexibility needed when managing student technology. AristotleK12 is made to make life easier.
BG Innovations, Inc
BG Innovations is leading supplier of audio visual and instructional technologies. With over 20 years of experience helping educators, BGI is a regional instructional technology expert. We are always eager to help educators match the best technology solution to their need and pride ourselves on outstanding customer support.
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.
Capstone empowers educators with engaging content that drives student success. Capstone publishes and creates content for students in grades K-5. You may know us through our print books, interactive eBooks, or from our curricular content hub PebbleGo. We support teaching and learning with amazing content that engages students, inspires teachers, and connects families and communities to move literacy forward.
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.
Clear Touch: Elevating Education Through Interactive Excellence. Our cutting-edge technology encompasses interactive touch panels and software solutions designed to reshape learning experiences. With a strong commitment to innovation, Clear Touch empowers educators and inspires students to engage more dynamically. As leaders in the field, we’re devoted to transforming classrooms, fostering collaboration, and nurturing curiosity.
Demco’s mission is to serve the education community to foster lifelong learning. As the roles of schools and libraries continue to evolve and expand, we are committed to evolving our services and product selection to meet your needs – from everyday supplies and equipment, to large scale furniture projects with design and project management services.
Our commitment at efurb is to get your institution the maximum amount possible for your aging devices, while upholding the strictest standards of data protection and transparency. We take care of the entire process from start to finish, so that this doesn’t take away from the important day-to-day matters that require your time and attention, while still being able to keep your finger on the pulse and stay informed through all stages of the process.
Flex Point Education
FlexPoint Education Cloud™ is an internationally recognized leader in Kindergarten–12th grade online education. We’ve helped students soar higher by equipping schools and districts with customizable digital curriculum, tailored teacher and administrator training, and on-going customer support.
Heartland Business Systems
Our mission is to empower technology experts like you to reach your full potential. We are deeply committed to establishing long-term, trusted relationships with clients of all sizes, across diverse industries. By offering end-to-end customized cybersecurity and technology solutions backed by a team of highly skilled experts, we provide you with opportunities to drive growth, inspire innovation, and strengthen security.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is a learning technology company committed to delivering connected solutions that engage learners, empower educators and improve student outcomes. As a leading provider of K–12 core curriculum, supplemental and intervention solutions and professional learning services, HMH partners with educators and school districts to uncover solutions that unlock students’ potential and extend teachers’ capabilities. HMH serves more than 50 million students and 4 million educators in 150 countries. For more information, visit www.hmhco.com
Every classroom, every student is bursting with potential. That’s why we pursue relentless innovation at the intersection of technology, people, and curricula. Imagine Learning creates K–12 digital-first solutions fueled by insights from educators, working alongside educators to support 15 million students in over half of the districts nationwide. Our core portfolio includes Twig Science®, Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics®, and Imagine Learning EL Education®. Our robust supplemental and intervention suite equips learners with personalized instruction for English and Spanish literacy, math, coding, and more. Imagine Edgenuity™ is our flagship courseware solution, complemented by Imagine School Services’ Certified Teachers. Imagine Learning. Empower potential. Learn more: imaginelearning.com.
IT Outlet, Inc.
IT Outlet has the answer to all your IT-related problems. Whether you’re a small business without an IT team or a major corporation looking to maximize your tech capabilities, our comprehensive range of services and a vast selection of cutting-edge technology will help you reach your goals. Our experienced professionals are here to provide reliable maintenance and support for any IT project that comes your way.
Used in 95 of the top 100 districts, IXL is an all-inclusive teaching and learning platform with thousands of K-12 curriculum and instructional resources, actionable analytics, and state-of the-art assessments. In addition to boosting academic success, IXL uncovers hidden obstacles to learning and develops students’ intrinsic motivation to learn.
LAB Midwest is the largest distributor of curriculum, eLearning and hands-on training systems that prepare individuals for careers in STEM, industry and the skilled trades. We work with education, industrial employers, nonprofit training centers and correctional facilities to equip their labs with cutting-edge technologies that train learners with skills in advanced manufacturing, Industry 4.0, CNC and machining, robotics, automotive, welding, heavy equipment operation and more. Learners will gain relevant skills and industry-recognized certifications for high-demand and rewarding careers
LIUNA Wisconsin Laborers
The Wisconsin Laborers’ District Council is an affiliation of five Laborer local unions, representing nearly 9,000 construction craft laborers across Wisconsin, and we are part of the over 500,000 members of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA). The Laborers are the most diverse trade in the construction industry servicing employers in transportation infrastructure, building, sewer and water, utility distribution, demolition, asbestos removal, and related sectors. Working with our employer partners we are dedicated to protecting and improving the lives of members through family-supporting wages and benefits, as well as through programs and services designed to make our members the safest, most skilled, and most productive workers in the industry.
The Student Intervention Project is a solution which allows for efficient collection of classroom behavior data. The data can then be analyzed for rate, frequency, interval, and duration reporting. Additionally, the data can be downloaded into AI for creation of starter student behavior interventions. This simple solution increases staff productivity and allows staff to spend more time with students. Please stop by 418 and see what Matrix AI will do for you.
Neptune Navigate is a comprehensive, turnkey Digital Citizenship curriculum customized for both students and staff — and we also provide resources designed to engage parents of your students. Each of our comprehensive Digital Citizenship lessons are available entirely online and designed to take 20 minutes or less to complete.
NextPath: Empowering Education Through Data Unlock the potential of your school with NextPath! We partner with PK-12 schools, transforming data into actionable insights. Get real-time feedback on school connectedness, climate, and culture, plus quick student mental health check-ins. Seamlessly integrate with existing data for a comprehensive view. Efficiently support your MTSS and pave the way for student success. Choose NextPath for a data-driven journey to educational excellence!
Otus significantly improves the way we support students by providing an all-in-one platform for educators to gather, visualize, and act on student data to ensure every child – no matter their learning level or background – is on a trajectory to achieve their true potential. Otus was created and built for teachers, by teachers. It saves educators time through the streamlined integration of assessment, performance tracking, and third-party data, while its gradebook and dashboard reports make it easy for teachers, administrators, and families to understand each student’s growth.
PBS Wisconsin Education
PBS Wisconsin Education creates free-to-use, standards-aligned, Wisconsin-focused educational media for grades PreK-12, including videos, games, interactive content, and educator guides. Learning is powered by curiosity in Wisconsin classrooms, libraries, virtual environments, and neighborhoods through practical professional learning events and networked peer communities. PBS Wisconsin Education resources are created with and for educators and learners to promote the love of learning. A commitment to equity and access ensures all Wisconsin learners can grow together. PBS Wisconsin is one of more than 330 PBS member stations – a public service touted as America’s largest classroom.
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.
Skill Struck is committed to providing a comprehensively engaging yet rigorous computer science solution for grades K-12. Our grade specific platforms significantly lighten the lift for teachers. In addition, the content is available in both English and Spanish and developed with a concerted effort to offer representation and inclusion for all students. Our newly introduced Chat For Schools turns AI into the ultimate teaching assistant by providing a safe and secure way for classrooms to incorporate ChatGPT, while also allowing for personalized and differentiated student learning.
Sora, by OverDrive Education
The Sora student reading app, from OverDrive Education, connects over 55,000 K-12 schools worldwide with the industry’s largest catalog of ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines and more. Sora provides 24/7 access to books and powerful learning tools and insights to meet the needs of students and educators.
Student Achievement Systems
Pulse is powerful software that helps educators monitor and optimize their virtual classroom performance and student engagement in real time, on demand. Need to know how ALL your remote students are doing, right NOW? Pulse removes the effort and guesswork with a powerful dashboard, communication app and reports that seamlessly integrate with your LMS and SIS systems, instantly and simultaneously.
The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) is a top-ranked educational leadership department in UW Madison’s School of Education. Housed within ELPA are two online programs, Masters in Sports Leadership and the Wisconsin Idea Principal Preparation Program. These programs are relatively new to the department and offer increased access to a nationally ranked department and faculty.
Verkada is leading the cloud-managed enterprise building security industry by enabling over 17,000 organizations in over 70 countries to protect their people and property in a way that respects individuals’ privacy. Designed with simplicity in mind, Verkada offers six product lines — video security cameras, door-based access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms — that provide unparalleled visibility through a single cloud-based software platform.
Wayfinder is a leading provider of social-emotional and purpose learning tools to schools across the US and in 15 countries around the world. Founded on research out of the Stanford d.School, they are committed to supporting students’ academic engagement and holistic well-being with physical and digital tools that enable educators to build strong relationships with their students and guide them to live lives of purpose.
WiLS is a non-profit membership organization serving more than 600 libraries and cultural organizations in Wisconsin and beyond. WiLS’ Cooperative Purchasing saves you time and money by taking administrative work off your plate, working with vendors on your behalf, negotiating prices and license terms, customizing billing, and more.