Conference Exhibitors

Conference Exhibitors

2014 The Power of Choice
Thank you to the following companies for exhibiting their products at the conference.


Achieve3000® is the leader in online differentiated instruction. Our innovative literacy solutions – KidBiz3000®, TeenBiz3000®, and Empower3000™ – are scientifically proven to dramatically increase reading and writing proficiency for students in grades 2-12 and to accelerate their path to College and Career Readiness. We deliver engaging, 100% nonfiction content that supports core curriculum, Response to Intervention, English language learning, special education, and other instructional models. Visit

AAE_tag_url_web_RGBAssociation 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

AP Software Services LogoAP Software Services, Inc.

AP Software Services, Inc. (APSSINC) is a custom software developing company. We have developed a new product which we have named eSchoolCore. It is a School Information Database system. The software will help school districts manage their student information and attendance reports, as well as provides teachers with a tool to clarify student grades in a meaningful communication with parents. eSchoolCore is committed to educational efficiency. Our application assists our teachers and administrators better manage their time, so there’s more time to spend with their students! Learn more at

BAFC Consulting

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

Challenger Learning Center – St. Louis

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

CI SelectCI Select

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


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


Dewsly is an online and mobile community engagement platform accessible through 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


Edmentum is a leading provider of online, mobile and software learning solutions designed to drive learner achievement for academic and career success, and offers a wide variety of innovative solutions spanning a multitude of program areas to empower 21st century teaching and learning.  Learn more at

Education Plus


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


Fev_tutorFEV Tutor

FEV Tutor offers schools and districts an innovative approach to supplemental academic support. We deliver virtual tutoring solutions that enable students to work one-on-one with a professional tutor in real-time from any device with an Internet connection. Each of our virtual tutoring programs is customized to meet the needs of our partner. We collaborate with teachers and administrators to align tutoring to their initiatives to represent a natural extension students’ core classroom. Find out more at

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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


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


K12MobilityK12 Mobility

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

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

MiriamMiriam: The Learning Disability Experts

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

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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

Preferred Meal Systems

Preferred Meal Systems provides a quality, easy to implement, administer and affordable unitized meal program. It is a full service operation without a major financial investment. The “component meal system” includes entrees, side dishes, fresh fruits, vegetables, bread, milk, condiments and utensils combined with delivery, menu planning, nutritional analysis, equipment, maintenance, training, marketing and promotions.  Learn more at


Quatro Solutions

Quatro Solutions provides affordable tablet PC’s for education, and includes the training and support services needed to properly implement digital technology.  Quatro Solutions designed a system to help schools properly introduce devices into the classroom environment, while helping improve average student achievement by as much as 240% over expected results.  Learn more at


Renaissance Learning LogoRenaissance Learning

Renaissance Learning™ is a leading provider of cloud-based assessment and teaching and learning solutions that fit the K12 classroom, improve school performance, and accelerate learning for all. Renaissance Learning enables educators to deliver highly differentiated and timely instruction while driving personalized student practice in reading, writing, and math every day.  Find out more at

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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


Sprint (NYSE: S) offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint served more than 55 million customers at the end of 2013. You can learn more and visit Sprint at or and


Staples Advantage Logo2Staples Advantage

Staples Advantage benefits at a glance.
The national brands you prefer, plus value-priced options.
Pricing tailored for your organization’s needs
An account manager to help you maximize your program
In Kansas City Laura Bourdelais at 816-504-2211
In St Louis Dave Yuchs at 314-506-7835
Easy online ordering. Fast, free delivery
Learn more at


Sumner Group LogoSumner Group Inc

We provide a cutting-edge portfolio of innovative business solutions. Our thought process concentrates on identifying company objectives, researching relevant technology options, and providing unbiased recommendations that align your business goals with information technology. We invite you to discover our fifty-plus years of experience and expertise that can help your organization. Learn more at

SuperKidsSuperkids by Rowland Reading Foundation

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


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

Valic LogoVALIC

VALIC has more than half a century of experience helping Americans plan for a secure retirement. We offer an array of financial products and services, and commitment to client service. With VALIC, you have access to an expanded range of insurance and investment services, mutual funds, life insurance and annuities. Learn more at

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