SLATE 2023 Vendors

Find information on the 2023 SLATE Vendors below. 


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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.

Alverno College

Alverno College – Online Doctor of Education (EdD)


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.


North America’s largest learning catalyst, uniting educators with hand-picked technology solutions to improve learning and make it more accessible.

Bump Armor

Bump Armor designs and manufactures rugged, high quality protective shells, sleeves, cases bags & backpacks for Chromebook, laptop, iPad & tablets. We are the leading protective solutions partner in the K-12 space.

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.

Capstone PebbleGo

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.

CDW Education

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.

CESA Purchasing

State of Wisconsin Purchasing Cooperative

Class Intercom

Class Intercom is THE social media management platform for educational use: create, schedule, moderate, publish & archive content with Unlimited users including staff and students!


School and classroom communication and classroom management, all in one place, and 100% free for schools.


ClassLink is a global education provider of identity, access and analytics products that create more time for learning and help schools better understand digital engagement.

Clear Touch

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.

College Equipped Readiness Tool (CERT)

ACT Assessment, Remediation, and Prep

Connecting Point A Twotrees Company

We offer hardware and software solutions for any school system. Our education team can handle nearly anything from a replacement toner cartridge, maintaining and repairing laptops, installing interactive panels or replacing a school’s entire network.

Cricut Inc.

The Powerful ‘Design & Make’ Platform for Schools that Inspires Learning, Promotes Creative Expression, and Builds Community.

Demco Inc.

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.

efurb LLC

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.

FIRST Wisconsin Robotics

As a robotics community preparing young people for the future, FIRST Wisconsin is a youth-serving nonprofit leader advancing STEM Education.

Five Star Telecom

Five Star Telecom has been a trusted local presence for over 50 years. ”We’re your connection” is more than a slogan, it’s a promise – our promise that we will connect you to the best services in video security, door access, structured cabling, hosted VoIP, and carrier services.

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.


Education resources – In Context, eBooks, professional development


GamestormEDU offers educational board and card games, innovative teaching consulting and professional development, featuring everything from hands-on workshops to inspiring keynotes.

Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University is a private Christian university based in beautiful Phoenix, Arizona committed to delivering an affordable and transformative higher education. Find your purpose at

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

Imagine Learning

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:


Districts trust Istation to reach academic targets with evidence-based formative assessments and supplemental curriculum. As a pioneer of online personalized learning, we empower educators to deliver high-quality equitable education to millions of students.

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.


We help districts with every piece of their 1:1 lifecycle.

IXL Learning

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.


Student Management Software Company

LAB Midwest

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

LEGO Education

Make computer science fun and engaging through the power of purposeful play. LEGO® Education’s classroom solutions incorporate hands-on lessons that excite students, make complex subjects tangible, and align with Wisconsin Standards for Computer Science.


Lifetouch Photography provides photography and yearbooks services, all while focusing on executing a flawless picture day and providing great quality portraits to families.

Lightspeed Technologies

Lightspeed Technologies offers instructional audio solutions for the whole classroom, distance learning applications, and small groups.

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.

Maris Education/ WHS

Wisconsin K-12 Publishers’ Representatives

Marquette University

Higher Education

Matrix AI

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.

myImpact by CESA 8

myImpact by CESA 8 is a web-based application designed to enhance the study of classroom-level learning design and educator practice.

Neptune Navigate

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 Education

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.


Charging and Storage for Student Devices

Rebentify Scheduling

Rebentify Scheduling is a simple, cost effective RTI scheduler.


K-12 Educational software solutions & learning analytics.

Samsung Electronics America

Discover our latest educational technology and solutions that deliver an engaging hybrid digital learning experience inside the classroom and beyond with best-in-class displays, easy-to-use device management tools and an extensive partner ecosystem.

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

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.

Skyward, Inc.

Skyward is a school administration software company serving over 2,000 K-12 school districts around the world.

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.


Swivl built its foundation in education with tools to support the development of classroom management skills. Now we’ve expanded our solutions to help everyone in education reach the higher order they need for an optimal future with AI.

Teachers on Call

Substitute Staffing


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.

Viterbo University

Liberal Arts College with Graduate programs for Educators

Excellence and Equity in Early Education Every child deserves equitable access to high-quality early learning experiences that will put them on a successful path in school and life. Explore Waterford’s personalized blend of reading, math, and science programs for PreK-2 learners.


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.

WEA Member Benefits

WEA Member Benefits provides personal insurance and retirement savings programs designed to enhance the financial well-being of public school employees and their families.


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.

WISEdash Local

Data Dashboards for Student Learning

WordFlight- Foundations in Learning 

WordFlight assesses and accelerates foundational reading skills to prepare students in grade 2-8 to become fluent readers.


Writable scaffolds student learning and builds lifelong writing and reading skills for students in grades 3-12, while saving teachers time on daily instruction and feedback.