Our Partners

Our Partners

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We create assessment and practice solutions that put learning analytics to work for educators. Schools across Texas and nationwide use our solutions to analyze students’ abilities and guide high-quality instruction. We help teachers teach better, students learn better, and school administrators lead better—all to improve academic outcomes.

Emilio Zamora
Strategic Account Executive
512.417.7204

At Imagine Learning, we believe every child deserves the chance to enjoy learning and the right to fulfill their unique potential.

For more than fifteen years, our foundation has been helping students acquire, develop, and strengthen the language skills necessary to fully participate in academic settings and prepare for college and careers.

Today, we provide a complete suite of adaptive digital curriculum and assessment solutions for PreK–8 that delivers unmatched excellence in language development—accelerating learning across subjects for all students.

Imagine Learning is passionate about igniting engagement, maximizing personal relevance, amplifying confidence and inspiring breakthroughs for students and educators.

David Webb – Regional Partnership Director, Texas – 214.883.2880

Logo for Walden University, one of TALAS' corporate partners.

For 45 years, Walden University, an accredited institution, has been serving the higher education needs of adult learners. Today, more than 47,800 students from all 50 U.S. states and more than 150 countries are pursuing bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees and certificates online in a broad range of disciplines including health sciences, counseling, criminal justice, human services, management, psychology, education, public health, nursing, social work, public administration, and information technology.

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Vanir has delivered more than 1,000 projects for more than 100 school districts, totaling more than $6 billion in modernization and new construction cost. We facilitate effective and efficient coordination between district planners, regulatory agencies, community and user groups, advisory committees, design consultants and dozens of other participants.

Our education sector projects have included master planning, needs assessments, constructability review, project scheduling and budgeting, bidding, award, on-site construction management and project closeout. We also provide staff augmentation services such as “owner’s rep” and have managed architect, contractor and other professional consultant selection. Our services range from condition assessment/feasibility studies to complete program management for a number of districts.

Gloria Barrera
Vice President / Area Manager
281.378.8073

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ParentSquare is a unified, equitable communication platform combining district notifications, school/classroom two-way dialogue, and services including health screening, eSignatures, sign-ups, surveys, attendance, volunteering, and much more. Partners enjoy detailed oversights and an immediate, measurable spike in engagement scoring due to ease of use and state-of-the-art language translations.

Jay Clanfer
Vice President District Partnerships
805.698.2462

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Achieve3000 partners with educators to deliver a comprehensive suite of digital solutions that significantly accelerate literacy and deepen learning across the content areas. Our personalized and differentiated solutions provide equity for remote and in the classroom instruction, enabling teachers to help ALL students achieve accelerated growth. For more than four million students in grades PreK-12, Achieve3000 improves high-stakes test performance and drives college and career readiness.

Jesse G. Rodriguez
National Director for Strategic Partnerships
817.707.7600

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At Amplify, we are passionate and relentless about partnering with educators to create meaningful learning experiences in schools. For this reason, we provide support and guidance at every step of your implementation, whether it’s helping your team think through an appropriate professional development plan, working shoulder to shoulder in the classroom, or providing real-time support in a chat window on a teacher’s laptop.

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Catapult Learning has provided specialized education programming for students who have not found success in the traditional classroom due to a variety of intense special needs. We believe that all children deserve an education that goes beyond academics and enables them to grow into responsible, self-sufficient adults. In our AdvancED Accredited schools and in-district classrooms, we serve students with a broad range of classifications, including Autism, Emotional Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, and more. Our certified teachers and staff provide academic and behavioral interventions with an innovative learning approach, individualized attention, and all the necessary support services students need to overcome obstacles to education.

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For 50 years, Curriculum Associates (CA) has been united around one common purpose: to make classrooms better places for teachers and students. In the years since, we’ve remained driven by this mission, introducing and then constantly improving innovative and exciting products that give every student the chance to succeed. We believe teachers are the essential glue between our programs and classroom success, so we strive to empower them with the tools and resources to accelerate student growth. Together with educators we’re making equitable learning programs a reality—raising the bar and making it reachable for all.

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Intervene was established in Houston, Texas, to serve the needs of students around the globe. We are a mission-driven, student-centered company that believes in providing a high-quality, equitable education. As a comprehensive intervention company, we pride ourselves in owning every piece of the instructional process. We help administrators develop teachers. We help teachers grow students. We motivate students and help them find and celebrate successes. At Intervene, we engage and empower students to achieve their academic goals. We unlock the potential of educators and administrators, improving their ability to lead and use data to deliver world-class instruction. We accomplish this by infusing innovative technology and educational expertise. For more information reach out to Gary Townsend.

Logo for Midstate Energy, one of TALAS' corporate partners.

Midstate Energy specializes in award-winning facility improvements, modernization of existing building systems and sustainable energy design, including geothermal, solar and battery storage solutions. The focus of our efforts is aimed at reducing energy usage and the total cost of facility ownership. Our scope of services includes performance contracting, controls, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, piping, plumbing, service/maintenance, retrofits, renovations and pre-construction services. Our team of tenured professionals have numerous industry certifications (e.g., LEED, CEM, PE) and licenses in skilled trades such as General Contractor, Electrical, Boilers, Steamfitting and Process Piping, Plumbing and Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Licenses.

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With innovative district leaders as our partners, School Innovations & Achievement is creating a culture of achievement starting with a culture of showing up. The Achievement Initiative is directly impacting student outcomes and closing the achievement gap across the country. No other company can show the same results. The Achievement Initiative is an all-encompassing suite of positive messaging campaigns that are powered by our patented, award-winning Attention2Attendance foundation program. Our campaigns are targeted, action-based solutions that educate and communicate to parents, students and district staff about why attendance is so crucial for success. With timely data, rigorous execution and positive messaging, each piece of The Achievement Initiative puzzle helps districts strategically inform and engage with parents around the lifelong habit of showing up. If you’re a leading-edge innovator, we want to talk to you.

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Staymobile is a technology solutions provider focused on mobile and desktop device protection, deployment, and repair. From extended factory warrantees, to de-kit/configure/deployment, to quick and accurate turn-around repairs, Staymobile provides end-to-end service solutions for school districts, government offices, and enterprise businesses of all sizes. In business for over a decade and backed by A rated insurance companies, Staymobile operates a national footprint of repair and deployment facilities manned by A+ certified technicians. As a vertically integrated solutions provider, Staymobile can offer best-in-class solutions at better prices and with a greater degree of efficiency. Our list of partnerships with manufacturers and resellers continues to grow, as does our protection of over 2 million devices across the country. For more information, please visit Staymobile.com.

Debbie Jessen
Vice President of Business Development
832.702.0501

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Our team is driven by a common goal: To make it easier for schools to find substitute teachers and paraprofessionals when you need them.

We recruit, screen, and supply thousands of substitute teachers across the country. We also, connect our school partners with the right substitutes via an easy-to-use, on-demand, web-based platform. Our model remains the most school friendly and requires:

  • NO upfront costs
  • NO minimum usage and 
  • NO cancelation fees or penalties 

Swing Education is excited to serve Texas, and we look forward to helping you find more teachers for your classrooms tomorrow than you have today!

Business/Educational Partnerships: Brian A. Peters – 414.418.2119

7 Mindsets delivers SEL solutions including mindsets, equity and multicultural pedagogy.

Our comprehensive school solutions deliver customized plans, coaching and support, and a web-based portal including age-appropriate K-12 curriculum, educator support tools, thousands of searchable videos, activities and other resources, professional development, and ideas to engage parents and community.

7 Mindsets provides an opportunity where students and educators can create meaningful and fulfilling relationships by focusing on their mindsets and further developing their social and emotional health, while changing lives. We offer a powerful common language that develops lasting personal intrinsic motivations, positive school culture, and thriving communities.

We work closely with school leaders, educators and staff to ensure successful implementation based on personal and professional application of the 7 Mindsets framework and methodology.

Schools implementing 7 Mindsets consistently report significant improvements in academic performance, attendance, student behavior, suspension rates and student grit and resilience.

Duane Moyer, Regional Director – 404.354.2930

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IXL’s K-12 personalized learning platform is used by 8 million students. Our comprehensive, standards-aligned curriculum adapts to each student and provides guidance that targets their needs. With the Real-Time Diagnostic and IXL Analytics, teachers have the insights they need to boost student performance in the classroom and on high-stakes assessments.

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 fosters industry connections for administrators. Skill Struck’s curriculum is engaging and accessible for all learners. 

Skill Struck partners with schools, districts, and charters across the U.S. and into Canada. We are looking for forward-thinking educators and administrators who are ready to implement a computer science education platform that makes teaching computer science easier, more accessible, and prepares students for a career in the tech industry upon graduation.

Watch this video to learn more about Skill Struck.

NoRedInk provides a comprehensive, TEKS-aligned, adaptive, mastery-based writing platform for grades 4-12. NoRedInk balances grammar and writing skills with composition and revision activities. Our platform engages students with personalized, interest-based content which allows teachers to easily differentiate in the classroom whilst tracking mastery on over 1000 skills. Additionally, NoRedInk’s writing assignments allow students to build a portfolio of written work and engage in a highly scaffolded drafting, revision and peer review process. It’s free to sign up and use with students! Learn more about NoRedInk and how it’s proven to improve student performance on STAAR, ACT, and SAT.

Sheryl Colaur – 708-565-3545

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