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Gold Level Sponsors
 
CASIO
CASIO Projectors incorporate a patent pending HYBRID LIGHT source which combines Laser and LED lighting with DLP technology for amazingly high brightness and performance. With no mercury lamp to replace, Casio projectors are earth-friendly and have a significantly lower cost of ownership saving money and the environment. The full line of CASIO Hybrid Projectors delivers up to 3500 lumen brightness and includes models with comprehensive connectivity and features including short throw models. A full three year warranty including the lamp provides peace of mind and reliable low cost operation. Make the switch and never change a mercury lamp again!

Gaggle
Gaggle's award-winning suite of productivity, communication, and collaboration tools engage today's students with today's technology. Our safe online learning environment is accessible at school and on-the-go, leveraging the popularity of social networking and web-based virtual tools to propel your classroom into the 21st century and beyond. Our cloud based environment designed specifically for K-12 education provides access control and filtration of content, with the highest degree of CIPA compliance. In addition, Gaggle is a provider of compliance based email archiving which is tailored to meet the needs of K-12 institutions.
 
GoGuardian
GoGuardian uniquely provides the best security available for Chromebooks in Education. When educators deploy Chromebooks, GoGuardian protects student internet use, keeps educators informed on students’ Chromebook habits and trends, and gives peace of mind knowing Chromebooks, if lost or stolen, are recoverable. GoGuardian provides the most capable CIPA compliant filter (complemented by our advanced Flagged Activity engine) including customizable filtering services so that educators can both ensure students’ safety on the internet, and dialogue with students as necessary. GoGuardian’s Monitoring functions provide the most complete set of Chromebook usage analytics, as well as individualized user statistics allowing administrators to improve their bandwidth usage for educational purposes. GoGuardian protects schools’ investments with our unparalleled and unique in-the-market Chromebook asset recovery system which includes geo-location, key-logging, screen capture etc. GoGuardian stands above the competition, providing unparalleled solutions for our clients' Chromebook education programs. Go with GoGuardian.
 
Jupiter Ed
Jupiter Ed provides highly affordable, scalable and reliable cloud-based solutions to over 3.2 million students in 49 states. Jupiter iO, an all-in-one solution, integrates the student information, learning management, gradebook, and data analytic systems for K12 schools.Jupiter iO, provides a seamless process of student learning, assessment, reporting, data management, and analytics to help administrators and educators make informed decisions and support student success at an affordable price of $35-$50 per teacher, per year. To learn more about Jupiter iO, visit our web site to view the Jupiter iO demo at: http://jupitered.com/demo.php.
 
Lightspeed Systems
Lightspeed Systems Inc. develops comprehensive network security and management solutions for the education market. We are committed to helping schools of all sizes operate their networks effectively and efficiently. Our innovative, comprehensive solutions for network security, internet filtering, monitoring, management, and optimization allow educators to provide safe online teaching and learning environments.
 
Steelcase
As lifelong learners, Steelcase Education Solutions aims to make a difference in education. For students, educators and designers, we create the most effective, rewarding and inspiring learning spaces. As a dedicated group within Steelcase exclusively focused on education, we bring evidence-based design, technology and innovative solutions to education environments, wherever learning happens.
 
Tales2Go
Tales2Go is a Netflix­‐like service that streams thousands of name-brand audio book titles from leading publishers to desktops, laptops and mobile devices in the classroom and beyond. The company has innovated on both the delivery and business model of distributing audio books to schools, early childhood programs and parents, giving users instant, unlimited and simultaneous access to its catalog. Literacy experts have long understood that children need to be good listeners in order to become good readers, which is why the Common Core State Standards elevates listening to a skill equivalent to reading, writing and speaking. Standards aside, adding a listening component to reading instruction has been shown to raise student achievement and scores. Teachers who blend a combination of independent reading, guided reading, listening to fluent reading and phonics work have seen success in their classrooms. They also see their students' general excitement about reading, or a favorite character and series take hold. There's something about sparking a child's imagination thru listening (i.e. the mental pictures) that provides a catalyst for growth and learning. Tales2Go offers piloting opportunities as well as monthly and annual subscription plans, including bulk pricing for schools. More information at www.tales2go.com.
 
Silver Level Sponsors
 
AG iRepair/AGParts
AG iRepair has revolutionized the way 500+ of the most innovative school districts throughout the nation are maintaining their mobile technology initiatives, by performing elite screen repairs and parts procurement through exclusive networks. In addition, AG iRepair works with AASP’s, Apple Specialists, insurance and warranty providers. AG iRepair accepts school PO’s and offers 1 – 3 day turnaround times on all repairs. AG iRepairs can help your school’s budget substantially compared to using any insurance or warranty services.
 
AGParts is the leading supplier of Chromebook Parts, supporting School 1:1 Programs in 41 states. Their 14+ years of Laptop and Tablet knowledge combined with an 80,000 square foot cutting edge facility, experienced staff and advanced IT systems ensures they provide you with superior service. AGParts accept school PO’s and ship High-quality-OEM parts for numerous laptop and tablet models. Their maintained stock allows most orders to be shipped the day they are received.
 
AirWatch
AirWatch is the leader in enterprise-grade mobility management and security solutions designed to simplify mobility. From deployment through support, our highly scalable solution provides an integrated, real-time view of an entire fleet of corporate, employee and student-owned Apple iOS, Android, Windows, BlackBerry and Symbian devices. As the largest MDM provider with over 900 employees, 300 focused on R&D, AirWatch offers the most comprehensive mobility management solution providing: mobile security, device management, application management including integration with the Apple Volume Purchase Program (VPP), secure content management, and advanced mobile integration. AirWatch is the education industry’s single source for mobility management.
 
Aurora
Founded in 1998, Aurora Multimedia products utilize state-of-the-art technologies,
providing solutions that surpass typical specifications and features. Starting with the
introduction of the industry's first non proprietary web-standards based IP control systems and touch panels, through today’s advanced HDBaseT video distribution solutions, Aurora Multimedia has become a dominant force. Advanced audio/video processors with scaling, multi-image rotation and dual/quad display processing add to the highly-adaptive, diversified
product line. Aurora Multimedia provides solutions for a variety of global markets including government, education, security, hospitality, corporate and house of worship.
 
B&H
B&H is the professional’s source for all of your Creative Technology needs including photo, video, and audio products and installation. With more than 300,000 products on contract, a personal NY Account Team, and solution specialists, B&H is your one-stop shop for educational technology. We have the widest selection of products available to you also featuring computers, A/V presentation equipment, surveillance & optics, and more. Contact us today and let us help you transform your classroom into the classroom of tomorrow.
 
Custom Computer Specialists
For more than thirty years, Custom Computer Specialists has been partnering with school districts throughout the Northeast, offering the latest technological tools to maximize student achievement. Recognized as a premier IT solutions provider we are committed to providing the technology that will make the 21st century classroom a reality. We offer an extensive range of services including consulting, professional development and technology solutions that are designed to align IT to a district’s objectives. To learn more about our technology solutions for education please contact us at 631.864.6699 or visit us at www.customonline.com
 
Edgenuity
Edgenuity provides engaging online and blended learning solutions that propel success for every student, empower every teacher to deliver more effective instruction, and enable schools and districts to meet their academic goals. Edgenuity delivers a range of core curriculum, dual credit courses, AP®, elective, career and technical education (CTE), and credit recovery courses based on the rigor of state, Common Core and iNACOL standards and designed to inspire life-long learning. Fully flexible for use in any blended or online learning model, Edgenuity supports an environment where personalized learning is possible. More information can be found at Edgenuity.com.
 
edustation
edustation STEM Lab is a curriculum to support STEM education for middle and high school students. There is a profound amount of math and science used in creating every flight plan. Using the edustation Flight Simulator students are able to validate their flight plans allowing them to fly from every airport on the planet in one of 50 aircraft. Geometry, Trionometry, Physics, Meteorology, Geography, Topography and Astronomy are all used in this activity. Our goal is to teach students how to solve complex problems using multiple disciplines. For more information call us @ 203-527-5747,visit us @ www.edustations.com or email us edustationsim@gmail.com
 
Kaspersky
Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users. Throughout its 15-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and provides effective digital security solutions for consumers, SMBs and Enterprises. Named one of Fast Company Magazine’s Top 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World, Kaspersky Lab has over 2,500 employees, including more than 800 research and development specialists and operates in almost 200 countries and territories across the globe, providing protection for over 300 million users worldwide.For further information about the company: http://www.kaspersky.com/.
 
MobileIron
Customers use MobileIron as the technology foundation on their journey to become “Mobile First” organizations, embracing mobility as a primary computing platform for their employees. Mobile technology is driving a massive shift in the ability of IT to support the way people want to work. Mobile First organizations focus on building superb mobile user experiences that are available anywhere users need them. They have to move fast and adopt new technologies rapidly. Mobile First organizations transform their businesses by giving employees secure access to critical business applications and content on devices employees want with a native user experience they love.
 
NetOp
Netop is the world leader in classroom management software, enabling educators with powerful tools to support their blended and flipped learning initiatives. For more than 15 years, Netop has been helping teachers in over 75 countries make teaching with iPads, Android tablets, Chromebooks, Macs, and PCs easier and more effective. Headquartered in Denmark with offices worldwide, you can find out more about our products and services at www.netop.com.
Association Partners
 
NJAET
NJAET logoNJAET (New Jersey Association for Educational Technology) is a non-profit, professional organization whose members include teachers, technology coordinators, administrators, consultants, technology companies, software vendors and others. Complimentary membership is open to anyone who completes the Members Only Login registration at www.njaet.org. A variety of electronic publications are available to members and website visitors. NJAET is an affiliate of ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) and holds an Annual Technology Conference.
 
NYSCATE
NYSCATENYSCATE (The New York State Association for Computers and technologies in Education), is a non-profit, professional organization representing more than 2,000 technology using educators and administrators in New York State. NYSCATE is an affiliate of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and cooperates with such partners as the New York State Education Department, state and national educational organizations, private sector corporations, and publishers to further the use of technology in our schools. NYSCATE is involved in helping define statewide policy regarding the use of technologies in education.
 
PAECT
The Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology (PAECT) promotes professional development, professional communications, and professional leadership in educational communications and technology in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and beyond. PAECT is a statewide organization for all educators dedicated to promoting the use of technology in all environments. It provides support to K-20 educators and other professionals throughout the Commonwealth by nurturing the exchange of ideas, information, resources, and new developments in the field of educational communications and technology. Our organizational goals are to connect, develop, lead, and advocate for educational technology.
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