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Hotel Reservation Information

The ET Leadership Forum takes place at The Historic Menger Hotel

 200 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, Texas
Phone: 210-223-4361

The SETDA housing block is closed. The ISTE housing block is still open, please visit this link  to reserve your hotel room for the ET Forum and ISTE. If you have any questions about the process or need assistance please contact Tera Daniels.

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June 23-26, 2017
San Antonio, Texas

SETDA’s annual Emerging Technologies Leadership Forum (ET Forum) provides a venue for SETDA’s state members and the private sector to engage in meaningful dialogue about topics of importance in digital learning across the nation. Companies showcase their innovative products and services while SETDA members, representing the state departments of education, highlight their major state initiatives and priorities. The ET Forum is attended by an average of 75 state members representing the educational technology leadership from no fewer 42 states, as well as the corporate community, represented by SETDA’s annual private sector partners and ET Forum event sponsors.

Join the Event

Participation to the ET Forum is limited to SETDA state members and state colleagues or invited guests from regional organizations, affiliates and potential affiliates. States may also invite a limited number of district representatives as special guests. Email Tera Daniels if you have questions about registration.

Become an Event Sponsor

Learn more about Sponsorship Opportunities to engage with our state members at the ET Forum. Additional details about our State Speed Meeting event are available here.

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Attendee Key

purple_button20X20 State Members

Platinum_button-1 Platinum Partner

gold_button Gold Partner

Affiliate_button_A Affiliates

green_button_E1-20x20 Emerging Partner, Year 1

green_button_E2_20X20 Emerging Partner, Year 2

light_blue Channel Partner

red_button Event Sponsor

multicolored_button Everyone can attend

State Members may attend every activity except the Corporate PD sessions.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

SETDA offers organizations and companies  sponsorship opportunities  at our in person events. To learn more review the SETDA Emerging Technologies Sponsorship Opportunities and contact Melissa Greene at mgreene@setda.org or 202-715-6636 x703.

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Hotel Reservation Information

200 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, Texas
Phone: 210-223-4361

The SETDA housing block is closed. The ISTE housing block is still open, please visit this link  to reserve your hotel room for the ET Forum and ISTE. If you have any questions about the process or need assistance please contact Tera Daniels.

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2017 ET Leadership Forum & Annual Business Meeting Agenda

Meeting Location: The Historic Menger Hotel
204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas 78205

Friday, June 23, 2017

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Board Meeting (SETDA board members only)

12:00 – 1:00 pm

  • R&D Focus Group purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

1:00 – 6:00 pm

  • ET Forum Registration multicolored_button

1:00 – 2:10 pm

  • SETDA Membership Meeting purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

2:10 – 2:20 pm

  • BREAK

2:20 – 3:50 pm 

  • Platinum Focus Groups (4) purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

3:50 – 4:00 pm

  • BREAK

4:00 – 5:00 pm

  • Speed Meeting/Content Session Round #1 (6 companies)purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

5:00 – 6:30 pm

  • Platinum Focus Group (4 companies)purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

6:30 pm

  • Dinner on Your Own

8:00 pm

  • Networking Event, co-hosted by SETDA and Tech & Learning (meet in hotel lobby)purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_APlatinum_button-1gold_button

Saturday, June 24, 2017

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

  • ET Forum Registration multicolored_button

8:00 – 8:45 am

  • Welcome & Breakfast multicolored_button
  • Introduction of Emerging Partner Cohort
  • Present SETDA’s New Digital Learning Resources

8:45 – 9:00 am

  • BREAK

9:00 – 10:00 am

  • State R & D Focus Group Session I (open to state members only) purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A
  • Concurrent Corporate PD: Digital Instructional Materials (open to all corporate partners)Platinum_button-1gold_button
    • Facilitator: SETDA

9:00 – 3:30 pm

  • Emerging Private Sector Partners Workshop (working lunch provided)(open to emerging partners only)
    • PD sessions conducted by Channel Partners green_button_E1-20x20green_button_E2_20X20

10:15 – 11:15 am

  • State R & D Focus Group Session II (open to state members only) purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A
  • Concurrent Corporate PD: Federal Policy Update (open to all corporate partners)Platinum_button-1gold_button
    • Facilitator: SETDA

11:30 – 1:00 pm

  • Lunch multicolored_button

1:00 – 2:30 pm

  • Rapid Fire multicolored_button
    • Digital Instructional Materials for All: Presenters will share examples of how they have addressed issues related to the shift to digital materials including access to quality content, accessibility considerations, interoperability and student data privacy.
    • Effective Infrastructure for Learning: Presenters will share examples of how their state is working to provide seamless, high-speed broadband access for all students. Specific topics may include broadband infrastructure, wireless infrastructure, maximizing E-rate, supporting out of school access options and/or device access initiatives.
    • Professional Learning: Presenters will share examples of state lead or state partnered professional learning opportunities. Presentations may include examples of statewide professional learning initiatives, state partnership to support digital learning, state grant programs that include professional development or examples of leveraging Title I!A or Title IV funding to support digital learning implementation.
    • Innovative Digital Learning Implementation: Presenters will share examples of highly effective digital learning implementation which may include state/school or district digital learning programs, examples of competency based learning examples, STEM programs.

2:00 – 2:45 pm

  • BREAK

2:45 – 3:45 pm

  • State R & D Focus Group Session III purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A
  • Concurrent Corporate PD: CAST Platinum_button-1gold_button

3:45 – 4:00 pm

  • BREAK

4:00 – 5:00 pm

  • Speed Meetings Round #2 (6 companies) purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

5:00 – 7:00 pm

  • Product Showcase Reception multicolored_button

7:00 pm

  • Dinner on Your Own

Sunday, June 25, 2017

8:00 – 8:30 am

  • NetworkingBreakfast (All Emerging and PSP invited) multicolored_button

8:45 – 9:45 am 

  • Emerging Partners Lightning Round Presentations (Gold & Platinum PSP invited to attend) multicolored_button

9:45 am – 10:45 am

  • Emerging Partners Tabletop Showcase Reception (Gold & Platinum PSP invited to attend) multicolored_button

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

  • Discussion Groups (these sessions will provide the opportunity for state leaders to engage in dialogue regarding areas of mutual interest. States with multiple attendees are encouraged to connect with their state colleagues so that individuals from the same state attend different session.purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A Platinum_button-1
    • Broadband Infrastructure
    • Navigating the Digital Shift
    • Securing Student Data Privacy

12:00 – 1:30  

  • Lunch on Your Own

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

  • Annual Business Meeting and States Sharing purple_button20X20

3:30 – 4:30 pm 

  • Board of Directors Meeting (SETDA Board members only)

6:30 – 8:30 pm

  • State Members Dinner (meet in hotel lobby) purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

Monday, June 26, 2017

State Members Only

7:30 – 8:15 am

  • Continental Breakfast and Committee Meetings purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

8:30 – 10:00 am

  • U.S. Department of Education (ED) Discussion Sessionpurple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

10:00 – 10:15 am

  • BREAK

10:15 – 12:00 pm

  • eRate Modernization Working (FCC) purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

 

Post Event ~ All SETDA Members Welcome

12:00 – 6:00 pm

  • National Digital Equity Symposium purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A
    • ISTE, SETDA and National Collaborative for Digital Equity (NCDE) invite you to a unique event for state and national leaders in learning technology, educator preparation and school system leadership 
    • Invitation
    • Agenda

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Sponsorship Opportunities

SETDA values its relationship with the private sector, and strives to create meaningful partnerships. Our events not only provide the opportunity to share details about your product or service but also a chance to engage in meaningful dialogue with state leaders regarding topics of national and state interests including digital instructional materials, professional learning, data and student privacy, equity of access,

WHAT: Annual Emerging Technologies Leadership Forum: An opportunity for companies and organizations to engage in activities and meaningful dialogue about learning in the digital age with state education leaders.

WHO: Attended by an average of 75 state members, representing the education technology leadership from approximately 45 state education agencies as well as the corporate community represented by SETDA’s annual Private Sector Partners and ET Forum event sponsors. To learn more about SETDA, visit here.

TYPES of SPONSORSHIPS: Speed meeting, event, wi-fi, mobile app and more. Sponsorship opportunities and a full listing of event sponsorships for both of SETDA’s in-person events for 2017 can be found in this sponsorship document.

INCLUDED: Every sponsorship opportunity includes:

  • a table for demo/display at Friday evening’s Tabletop Showcase & Reception attended by all SETDA members;
  • access to the pre-registration list for targeted outreach only (for individual contacts, not mass solicitations);
  • company branding on event signage, mobile app and event-related web pages.

Speed Meetings Sponsor

Description: Speed meetings are a unique opportunity to accomplish a lot of targeted marketing to a large number of states in a small amount of time. Perfect for companies and organizations with a timely and important initiative to share, looking to create awareness about a service or product, or to demo a new solution. Each company will have 7 minutes to demo, present and discuss your product/service followed by 3 minutes of Q&A. You will present to small groups of state members on a rotating basis. At the conclusion of the 1-hour speed meeting session, you will have presented to a representative from each state in attendance at this event. In addition, you will be assigned a state member who will serve as a mentor to help you prepare for the Speed Meeting session.

Cost: $5,000

Includes the following benefits for 2 company representatives:

  • Conduct a series of 5 consecutive roundtable presentations to leadership from every state in attendance at the event.
  • Participation in Product Showcase/Table Top Exhibit (approximately 1.5 hours)
  • Optional: Handouts or printed collateral for participants at speed meeting sessions and at tabletop exhibit
  • Full event registration list for individual outreach only (no mass emails)
  • Company contact information, logo and branding on:
    • event program
    • SETDA.org event sponsors page
    • event signage and scrolling “thank you to our event sponsors” power point slides during meals and breaks
    • social media campaign
    • event app

Product Showcase Reception Sponsor

Description: Engage with SETDA members, staff, affiliates and channel partners over the course of this 2 hour reception attended by state leaders from over 45 states. As the sponsor & host of a table during this cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception, your company representatives will have opportunities to demo and engage with state members in a setting designed to facilitate one-on-one conversations. For your tabletop exhibit, plan on a simple, same-day set up and tear down.

Cost: $4,000

Includes the following benefits for 2 company representatives:

  • Provide company branded lanyards for registration name badges or tote bags for registrants
  • Host a 6’ skirted table at the Product Showcase Table Top Exhibit lasting approx. 2 hours with cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception
  • Optional: Handouts or printed collateral for participants
  • Full event registration list for individual outreach only (no mass emails)
  • Company contact information, logo and branding on:
    • event program
    • SETDA.org event sponsors page
    • event signage and scrolling “thank you to our event sponsors” power point slides during meals and breaks
    • social media campaign
    • event app

R&D Focus Group Host & Sponsor

Description: Design, lead and present a 1-hour interactive focus group session to an audience of approximately 10 state education leaders. These sessions are one of the most highly valued and coveted benefits of the Gold & Platinum annual partnerships because of the valuable insights and focused feedback companies get from SETDA during this time. Discuss national and state trends, brainstorm, troubleshoot, and plan ahead with state level thought partners from around the nation. Focus groups take place in a private meeting room, with horseshoe table arrangement, electrical outlets, projector and screen, and wi-fi are provided.

Cost: $5,000

Includes the following benefits for 2 company representatives:

  • Design, lead and present a 1-hour focus group session with approximately 10 SETDA members
  • Host a 6’ skirted table at the Product Showcase Table Top Exhibit lasting approx. 2 hours with cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception
  • Optional: Handouts or printed collateral for participants
  • Full event registration list for individual outreach only (no mass emails)
  • Company contact information, logo and branding on:
    • event program
    • SETDA.org event sponsors page
    • event signage and scrolling “thank you to our event sponsors” power point slides during meals and breaks
    • social media campaign
    • event app

Speaking Sponsor (morning)

Description: This sponsor will have the opportunity to be introduced by SETDA’s executive director, then take the stage to speak for 7 – 10 minutes at the day’s opening activity/breakfast. Sponsor may place collateral at every table.

Cost: $5,000

Includes the following benefits for 2 company representatives:

  • Networking breakfast with SETDA members
  • 1 – 2 representatives speaking to an audience of approx. 125 state leaders, invited guests and corporate partners for 7 – 10 minutes after breakfast with microphone, screen and AV (may use powerpoint or video)
  • Host a 6’ skirted table at the Product Showcase Table Top Exhibit lasting approx. 2 hours
  • Optional: Handouts or printed collateral for participants
  • Full event registration list for individual outreach only (no mass emails)
  • Company contact information, logo and branding on:
    • event program
    • SETDA.org event sponsors page
    • event signage and scrolling “thank you to our event sponsors” power point slides during meals and breaks
    • social media campaign
    • event app

Speaking Sponsor (afternoon)

Description: This sponsor will have the opportunity to be introduced by SETDA’s executive director, then take the stage to speak for 7 – 10 minutes at the member’s networking luncheon. Sponsor may place collateral at every table.

Cost: $5,000

Includes the following benefits for 2 company representatives:

  • Networking luncheon with SETDA members
  • 1 – 2 representatives speaking to an audience of approx. 125 state leaders, invited guests and corporate partners for 7 – 10 minutes after lunch with microphone, screen and AV (may use powerpoint or video)
  • Host a 6’ skirted table at the Product Showcase Table Top Exhibit lasting approx. 2 hours
  • Optional: Handouts or printed collateral for participants
  • Full event registration list for individual outreach only (no mass emails)
  • Company contact information, logo and branding on:
    • event program
    • SETDA.org event sponsors page
    • event signage and scrolling “thank you to our event sponsors” power point slides during meals and breaks
    • social media campaign
    • event app

Social Networking Event Sponsor

Description: The is a unique opportunity for a sponsor to host and attend this informal networking activity attended exclusively by SETDA members and staff at a fun venue outside of the conference space! This sponsor will have a 5-7 minute speaking opportunity at the venue. In addition, this sponsorship includes a display at the Tabletop Showcase Reception.

Cost: $6,500

Includes the following benefits for 2 company representatives:

  • Attendance of a team of up to 5 company representatives at networking event with SETDA members and staff
  • 5 – 7 minute speaking opportunity at networking event
  • Host a 6’ skirted table at the Product Showcase Table Top Exhibit lasting approx. 2 hours
  • Optional: Handouts or printed collateral for participants
  • Full event registration list for individual outreach only (no mass emails)
  • Company contact information, logo and branding on:
    • event program
    • SETDA.org event sponsors page
    • event signage and scrolling “thank you to our event sponsors” power point slides during meals and breaks
    • social media campaign
    • event app

Event Wi-Fi Sponsor

Description:  This sponsor for the event’s wireless internet connection will have the benefit of increased brand awareness and website traffic as each person who logs on to wifi during the event will be directed to their company website homepage. This sponsorship includes table tents with company logo, tagline, and username password for wifi, placed on all dining room tables and meeting room tables for the duration of the event.

Cost: $4,000

Includes the following benefits for 2 company representatives:

  • Host a 6’ skirted table at the Product Showcase Table Top Exhibit lasting approx. 2 hours
  • Optional: Handouts or printed collateral for participants
  • Table Tents with company branding on all tables throughout event
  • Full event registration list for individual outreach only (no mass emails)
  • Company contact information, logo and branding on:
    • event program
    • SETDA.org event sponsors page
    • event signage and scrolling “thank you to our event sponsors” power point slides during meals and breaks
    • social media campaign
    • event app

Event Mobile App Sponsor

Description: This sponsor will have its company logo appear on a banner ad on every page of the event’s mobile app throughout the duration of the event. This sponsor will also have the option to have handouts or collateral at the event, and host a table at Opening Product Showcase Reception.

Cost: $3,000

Includes the following benefits for 2 company representatives:

  • Company logo on every page of event’s mobile app for the duration of the event
  • Host a 6’ skirted table at Product Showcase Table Top Exhibit lasting approx. 2 hours
  • Optional: Handouts or printed collateral for participants at registration
  • Full event registration list for individual outreach only (no mass emails)
  • Company contact information, logo and branding on:
    • event program
    • SETDA.org event sponsors page
    • event signage and scrolling “thank you to our event sponsors” power point slides during meals and breaks
    • social media campaign
    • event app

Table Top Exhibit Sponsor

Description: This sponsor will host a 6’ skirted table at the Opening Product Showcase Reception and will engage with SETDA members, staff, affiliates and channel partners over the course of this 1.5 hour reception attended by state leaders from over 45 states. 2 company representatives will have opportunities to demo and engage with state members in setting designed to facilitate one-on-one conversations.

Cost: $2,500

Includes the following benefits for 2 company representatives:

  • Company logo on every page of event’s mobile app for the duration of the event
  • Host a 6’ skirted table at Product Showcase Table Top Exhibit lasting approx. 2 hours
  • Optional: Handouts or printed collateral for participants at registration
  • Full event registration list for individual outreach only (no mass emails)
  • Company contact information, logo and branding on:
    • event program
    • SETDA.org event sponsors page
    • event signage and scrolling “thank you to our event sponsors” power point slides during meals and breaks
    • social media campaign
    • event app

Brain Break & Games Station Sponsor

Description: This sponsor will help SETDA staff select and provide the games & activities for the “Brain Break and Games Station” at the event. In addition to a giant “Jenga” game and a giant “Connect 4” game, this sponsor can provide their own game or activity for conference attendees and other sponsors to enjoy at a “Brain Break & Games Station” which will be set up for the duration of the event. The sponsor’s logo, company description and collateral will appear on a sign at the station.

Cost: $2,500

Includes the following benefits for 2 company representatives:

  • Collaborative planning with SETDA staff on games and activities for the event
  • Company logo on sign at the Brain Break & Games Station for duration of event
  • Host a 6’ skirted table at Product Showcase Table Top Exhibit lasting approx. 2 hours
  • Handouts or printed collateral for participants at Brain Break & Games Station
  • Full event registration list for individual outreach only (no mass emails)
  • Company contact information, logo and branding on:
    •  event program
    • SETDA.org event sponsors page
    • event signage and scrolling “thank you to our event sponsors” power point slides during meals and breaks
    • social media campaign
    • event app

For more information:

To learn more about additional event sponsorship opportunities or annual private sector partnerships, click here to download a detailed document and contact Melissa Greene, Director of Strategic Partnerships at 202-715-6636 ext. 703 or mgreene@setda.org.

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Thank you to our Event Sponsors!  Join the sponsors below at the ET Forum where they will participate in activities to showcase their products and  make meaningful connections with SETDA’s unique membership of state leaders from across the country.  Participating in the ET Forum as a sponsor affords these companies the valuable opportunity to stand alongside state leaders and discuss EdTech issues and solutions. For more information on how to become a sponsor, visit here.

binumi_logoRGBBinumi was founded by Anthony Copping, a National Geographic filmmaker, presenter and passionate communication trailblazer. Anthony has integrated his knowledge of movie making in an all-in-one cloud-based platform that offers a rich and diverse universe of royalty-free content, GPS intelligence, advanced integration, editing and publishing tools. Binumi is intuitively smart and can be used by anyone on any device. Binumi has been designed to shape a new future for digital storytelling and to enhance learning by promoting digital literacy, critical thinking and creativity.

Company Contact: Anthony Copping, Founder and CEO | anthony@binumi.com

Bookshare Logo_Color_HorizontalBookshare is an online library that lets members read in ways that work for them. They can access over 500,000 titles, including textbooks and books for both classroom and pleasure reading, and listen to them read aloud, follow along with audio and highlighted text, or read in braille or large type. They can read on a wide variety of computers, tablets, smartphones, and assistive technologies. To join, members must have a disability, such as dyslexia or a visual impairment, which inhibits reading standard print. Membership is free for qualified U.S. students. Bookshare is an initiative of Benetech, a technology nonprofit.

Company Contact: Christine Jones, Senior Education Program Manager | christinej@benetch.org

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As the most usable, customizable, adaptable, and reliable learning platform (think 99.9% uptime), Canvas is adopted faster and deeper (or, is used in more ways by more users) than any other LMS. See how Canvas makes teaching and learning easier for everyone at www.CanvasLMS.com.

Company Contact: Bailey Sargent, Marketing Events Coordinator | bsargent@canvas.com

CCSE_v1_Logo_H_Primary_RGBThe Center for Cyber Safety and Education (Center), formerly (ISC)² Foundation, is a non-profit charitable trust committed to making the cyber world a safer place for everyone. We work to ensure that people across the globe have a positive and safe experience online through our educational programs, scholarships, and research. We are the charitable trust of (ISC)², whose dedication to our mission has been an inspiring example to the cybersecurity industry. For more information on (ISC)², please visit www.isc2.org.

Company Contact: Annie Woods, Volunteer and Event Coordinator | awoods@ics2.org

CTL_logo-Compute-Teach-LearnThere’s a reason that CTL stands for Compute, Teach, Learn. We pride ourselves on our experience and expertise in education. As a privately owned company, CTL has grown to be an internationally recognized education technology solution provider not only by providing our customers with innovative computer hardware built with attention to detail and using the best materials but also by listening to our customers to make sure that we consistently meet their unique needs and exceed their expectations. We hold a number of public sector contracts that give us a wealth of experience in planning and executing large scale 1:1 education projects including a NASPO MLTI Master Agreement (Maine 1:1 Multistate Learning Technology Initiative), a contract with Nevada for the Nevada Ready 21 1:1 project, and a NASPO Computer Equipment contract. Headquartered just outside of Portland, Oregon, CTL has provided technology solutions, including CTL Chromebooks, Tablets, PCs, LCD Monitors and Servers to education customers throughout the United States for over 26 years.

Company Contact: Erik Stromquist, President | estromquist@ctl.net

edweb_logo_notagedWeb.net is a free professional learning and social network that makes it easy for educators to collaborate, share innovative ideas, and improve teaching and learning. We provide the online professional learning and support educators need to advance their practice, build better schools, and prepare students for life-long learning and success.

Company Contact: Lisa Schmucki, CEO | lisa@edweb.net

GAme Salad logo-01 2017GameSalad empowers students to create high-quality games while learning the fundamentals of computer science. Our easy-to-use tools require no programming or CS background to teach, and are packaged with a comprehensive project-based curriculum including tutorials, activities, rubrics & assessments to meet STEM initiatives. Students won’t outgrow our professional-grade tools, and can publish their completed games to the App store or add them to their digital portfolio for future employers. GameSalad aims to provide students with a solid foundation in critical/creative thinking abilities to prepare them for 21st century degrees and careers.

Company Contact: Danielle Burnett, Principal Learning Architect | danielle@gamesalad.com

Helpline_logo_hi_resiCanHelpline.org, the U.S.’s 1st social media helpline for schools, is a service schools can subscribe to, then email or call toll-free anytime they need help with cyberbullying and other problems that surface in social media. If the content violates Terms of Service and is harmful to students, we can help get it deleted – because of longstanding relationships with social media companies. During our 2015-’16 pilot, 93% of educators served reported they were extremely or very satisfied, and we were recognized by the National School Boards Association as one of six startups in its 2016 Ed Tech Innovation Showcase.

Company Contact: Anne Collier, Helpline Founder and Executive Director of its parent, The Net Safety Collaborative | anne@netsafetycollaborative.org

 

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Company Contact: Janice Gobert, CEO | janice@apprendis.com

Lessoneer LogoLessoneer is a cloud-based technology platform that helps students learn more and teachers smile more. To accelerate improvements to instruction while saving teachers time, Lessoneer provides a single online destination for districts’ curriculum, standards-aligned resources and collaboration. Aligned to teachers’ natural planning styles to make it easy to consult with their curriculum everyday, Lessoneer promotes quality of instruction and reliable lesson sequencing. Only Lessoneer includes the industry-lauded Building Blocks, clarifying standards objectives and bringing them to life. Everything teachers need to track standards, prepare, personalize, teach and reteach is in one place, saving them time, facilitating curriculum implementation and fueling their joy of teaching.

Company Contact: Kevin Stone, CEO | kstone@edcaliber.com

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Company Contact: Jan Goerzen, Marketing and Events Coordinator | jan.goerzen@sphero.com

summit-l-horizontal-jpg-rgb-02 (1)The Summit Learning program is a free program created through a collaboration between the Summit Public Schools and Facebook that provides tools, support, and resources to help schools personalize learning for students. With the Summit Learning program, students master skills at their own pace, apply those skills to real world projects, and reflect on their learning. This free program includes access to the Facebook-engineered Summit Learning Platform, a comprehensive and adaptable curriculum, in-person professional development throughout the year and collaboration with a community of schools across the country who are using the Summit Learning Program.

Company Contact: Adam Seldow, Head of Education Partnerships at Facebook | aseldow@fb.com

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