Association of American Educators
The Association of American Educators (AAE) is the largest national, non-union, pro-charter professional educator’s organization, offering a modern approach to professionalism and collaboration without a partisan agenda. Membership is $16.50/ month, which includes $2 million professional liability insurance, employment rights coverage, professional development resources as well as a host of other benefits. Visit www.aaecharters.org.
The experienced team at BAFC Consulting understands the unique needs of charter schools. We support our clients in the areas of: employee recruitment, board services, strategic planning, finance, public relations, marketing, operations and more. BAFC Consulting helps charter schools become stronger, more stable and better able to serve their students. Learn more at www.bafcconsulting.com.
The award-winning Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis provides simulated space missions and other science education programs for students, teachers, community groups, corporate groups, and the general public. All programs offered by the Challenger Learning Center incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities and incorporate team-building, communication, and creative problem-solving skills. Learn more at www.clcstlouis.org.
CI Select offers Furniture, Flooring, Audiovisual Technology and Architectural products. Serving our customers nationwide since 1985, we are dedicated to providing innovative, adaptable solutions that support an ever changing business environment. Find out more at http://ciselect.com.
CrazyForEducation offers free services to schools, teachers, and their students. The company provides the only free, online software specifically Designed by Flip Teachers, For Flip Teachers™ to greatly enhance Flipped Classrooms around the world. Our free PD for schools shows teachers how to quickly and easily implement Flip Teaching that dramatically improves student outcomes within just one semester. Learn more at www.crazyforeducation.com.
Dewsly is an online and mobile community engagement platform accessible through dewsly.com or mobile apps for iOS or Android. Beyond replacing current mass communication systems like robo-calling and text-messaging, Dewsly users select the school information they wish to receive and exactly how they wish to receive it: via text message, email, phone call, Twitter direct message, or mobile notification. This personalization and one-time message creation saves time and ensures your message not only gets sent but is heard. Dewsly integrates seamlessly with most SIS systems automatically creating and populating private classroom groups, public and private groups can be created for all activities where photos, videos, documents, links and resources can be shared – all from a platform with complete oversight by teachers and administrators. Learn more at www.dewsly.com.
EducationPlus provides resources to charter schools and school districts including professional development for teachers and administrators, purchasing programs that save schools money on everything from pencils to roofs and much more. Our highlight events are the METC Technology Conference and the CharacterPlus National Conference. Learn more at www.edplus.org.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company with the mission of changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. Among the world’s largest providers of pre-K-12 education solutions and one of its longest-established publishing houses, HMH combines cutting-edge research, editorial excellence and technological innovation to improve teaching and learning environments and solve complex literacy and education challenges. HMH’s interactive, results-driven education solutions are utilized by more than 50 million students in over 150 countries, and its renowned and awarded novels, non-fiction, children’s books and reference works are enjoyed by readers throughout the world. For more information, visit www.hmhco.com.
IFF is a nationally recognized Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and leader in charter school financing and facilities development. Serving charter schools in the Midwest since 1996, IFF has made over 135 loans totaling more than $90 million and has credit enhanced $237 million in charter school financings.
Innovative Modular Solutions
When your needs for classroom space outpace your expansion plans, turn to Innovative Modular Solutions for award winning high-quality, permanent and temporary buildings. As a leading provider of modular buildings, IMS can provide space solutions from single temporary classrooms, all the way to fully designed permanent modular schools or campuses. Learn more at www.innovativemodular.com.
K12 Mobility, Inc. has developed and deployed a way for K-12, Public, Charter and Magnet Schools to level the technology playing field by using an equalizer. This equalizer is our platform called the Digital Learning Platform (DLP). The Digital Learning Platform (DLP) takes into consideration children that are most at-risk and helps to provide digital content via the 4G network of T-Mobile USA, (our National Wireless K-12 Partner). This platform has been launched in Indiana, and 15 other major metropolitan cities This platform brings to the selected schools, low-cost devices, (Tablets Devices, Window Devices, and Chrome book Devices) as well as other devices to choose, and working with the school to keep their current pedagogy, while providing Professional Development for the teachers, CIPA software for each device, as well as host of other value added services at no extra cost to the schools.
Keystone IT provides the technology platforms which allow educators to deliver the highest level of instruction to their students. These platforms unite strategic consulting, engineering, implementation, and support via cutting-edge technology and a diverse network of resources. Come see us at our booth to learn how we can assist you. Learn more at http://keystone-it.com.
Miriam: The Learning Disability Experts is the St. Louis region’s oldest and most comprehensive resource for children with complex learning disabilities. Through its two programs, Miriam School and Miriam Learning Center, the organization serves 550 children annually, including quality coordinated special education services for St. Louis charter schools. Learn more at www.miriamstl.org
Founded by educators nearly 40 years ago, Northwest Evaluation Association™ (NWEA™) is a global not-for-profit educational services organization known for our flagship interim assessment, Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®). More than 6,800 partners in U.S. educational organizations trust us to offer assessments that accurately measure student growth and learning needs. www.nwea.org 503-502-4860
MOREnet: The Missouri Research and Education Network. MOREnet provides hosted services such as website hosting, email hosting, network backup and storage, as well as technical training, support, network security and videoconference services. Learn more at www.more.net
S&S Worldwide is a cooperative purchasing vendor providing Classroom Supplies, Physical Education Equipment, and Art Supplies for all ages. For over 100 years, we have provided quality products and unparalleled customer service. S&S is the charter school partner that makes it easy to help your students play and learn. Learn more at http://www.ssww.com.
SpedTrack™ is a web-based IEP software that revolutionizes the management of your Special Education program. SpedTrack centralizes your information and processes into one user friendly application, easing the burden of managing Special Education for both teachers and administrators. Find out more at www.spedtrack.com.
No reading program better prepares students for the rigors of Common Core State Standards than Superkids, a research-proven, research-based K–2 language arts program. Superkids teaches the Common Core skills and provides the firm foundation children need to be fluent, confident readers by the end of second grade. Ask about test scores of Superkids students! Learn more at www.superkidsreading.org.
WriteSteps is an evidence-based K-5 writing program with complete lesson plans that meet 100% of the Common Core Standards in writing to prepare students for testing and a lifetime of confident writing! WriteSteps also offers customized professional development to enhance implementation. Visit us at WriteStepsWriting.com.