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.
Strategic Account Executive
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
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.
Founded in 1998 and based in Dallas, Texas, Istation (Imagination Station) has become one of the nation’s leading providers of richly animated, game-like educational technology. Winner of several national educational technology awards, the Istation program puts more instructional time in the classroom through small-group and collaborative instruction. Istation’s innovative reading, math and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging and interactive environment and inspire them to learn. Additionally, administrators and educators can use Istation to easily track the progress of their students, schools and classrooms. Istation now serves over 4 million students throughout the United States and in several other countries.
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.
Vice President District Partnerships
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Vice President / Area Manager
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.
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.
Vice President of Business Development
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.
BrainPOP is an online educational solution that makes rigorous learning experiences accessible and engaging for all. We combine knowledge-building content with creative projects to develop higher-order thinking skills across your entire curriculum, preparing students for success in life.
BrainPOP has been a trusted resource to more than six million educators and has engaged the hearts and challenged the minds of over 300 million learners worldwide. More than 100 Texas school districts and half of Texas schools partner with BrainPOP, and 9 out of 10 educators would recommend BrainPOP to a friend or colleague.
Take a minute to learn more about BrainPOP. What are you teaching this week?
The Scholastic Network is a digital communications ecosystem that gives district and school leaders the ability to broadcast important and engaging messages to the entire K-12 school community and all of their stakeholders both on & off campus.
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.
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.
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.
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
Securly is the end-to-end student safety and device management platform for K–12. Our 360º approach touches every aspect of the learning experience—from filtering to device management to self-harm detection.
- In schools, IT administrators get simple implementation and a single dashboard to manage their networks and 1:1 devices.
- Educators get tools to keep students productive and on-task in the classroom.
- Counselors get insight into the mental health of their students.
- Superintendents get data to make better decisions for the future of their districts.
- And at home, parents get control and peace of mind—with full visibility into their childrens’ activities on school-issued devices.
We are a team of parents, educators, and technologists. We recognize the challenges IT administrators and educators face each day. By empowering those who serve students, we can foster safe and focused learning environments, while keeping students healthy and engaged.
Always connected, always protected.
Newsela takes authentic, real-world content from trusted sources and makes it instruction ready for K-12 classrooms. Each text is published at five reading levels – with thousands of articles available in both English & Spanish to help Spanish-speaking English Language Learners with comprehension – so content is accessible to every learner. Today, over 2.5 million teachers and 37 million students have registered with Newsela for content that’s personalized to student interests, accessible to everyone, aligned to TEKS and other instructional standards, and attached to activities and reporting that hold teachers accountable for instruction and students accountable for their work. With over 10,000 texts in Newsela’s platform and 10 new texts published every day across 20+ genres, Newsela enables educators to go deep on any subject they choose.
Newsela’s offerings include Newsela ELA, Newsela Science, Newsela Social Studies, Newsela SEL, and more.
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