2016 Summer Institute Sponsors
Centris Group - IEP Direct, RTI Direct, now part of Frontline Technologies Centris Group focuses exclusively on state-specific K-12 special education administrative software. This targeted approach allows us to dedicate 100% of our resources to delivering solutions that enhance compliance, promote best practices, improve efficiency, and support improved outcomes.
Voyager Sopris Learning We are committed to partnering with school districts to meet and surpass their goals for student achievement. The suite of instructional and service solutions we provide is not only research based, but also evidence based—proven to increase student achievement and educator effectiveness.
Robokind Robots Advanced humanoid robots that transform the teaching of content, deliver innovative intervention, and provide new and exciting engagement for children with autism. Robots4Autism uses a humanoid robot to deliver a research-based curriculum developed by top autism experts from the Autism Treatment Center of Dallas and the Callier Center for Communication Disorders at University of Texas–Dallas.
Kurzweil Education Today, the company is recognized as the leading developer of literacy technology for people with learning difficulties and those who are blind or visually impaired. We offer products that bring the power and pleasure of reading and learning to the lives of users. In 2005, Kurzweil Education was acquired by Cambium Learning, known as Cambium Learning Group. Cambium Learning leverages technology and a focus on student-centered, personalized learning to serve the world's students across age and grade spans and curriculum content areas.
Capital Region Educational Council Since 1966, the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC), working with and for its member districts, has developed a wide array of cost-effective and high-quality programs and services to meet the educational needs of children and adults in the Capitol Region. Every student can and shall learn at high levels and, therefore, must have access to all educational resources.
Carnegie Learning Founded by cognitive and computer scientists from Carnegie Mellon University in conjunction with veteran mathematics teachers, Carnegie Learning not only questions the traditional way of teaching math. We reinvent it. Why is Carnegie Learning so effective? Because we are constantly doing our homework. Our curricula are based on more than 20 years of research into how students think, learn, and apply new knowledge in mathematics.
Clear Track 200/RTI Edge ClearTrack 200 provides districts with the electronic management of the CSE/CPSE process (including state reports) for special education students as well as 504 students. Additional tracking features include STAC, Medicaid, and Data Warehouse extracts for state reporting. ClearTrack 200 is a web-based system that is accessible anytime, anywhere.
Function Wheels/Different Roads to Learning Different Roads to Learning is your one-stop shop for autism spectrum resources and teaching materials! With over 600 products, our carefully curated product line supports the social, academic and communicative development of children on the autism spectrum through Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Verbal Behavior interventions. Our small team could not be more dedicated to empowering ASD students, as we are all family members or researchers who have worked with individuals on the spectrum.
Heinemann Publishing Heinemann is a publisher of professional resources and a provider of educational services for teachers, kindergarten through college. We strive to give voice to those who share our respect for the professionalism and compassion of teachers and who support teachers’ efforts to help children become literate, empathetic, knowledgeable citizens. Our authors are exemplary educators eager to support the practice of other teachers through books, videos, workshops, online courses, and most recently through explicit teaching materials.
McGraw Hill Education At McGraw-Hill Education, we believe that our contribution to unlocking a brighter future lies within the application of our deep understanding of how learning happens and how the mind develops. It exists where the science of learning meets the art of teaching. Our vision is to unlock the full potential of each learner. Our mission is to accelerate learning through intuitive, engaging, efficient and effective experiences – grounded in research.
Pearson We have a simple mission: to help people make more of their lives through learning. We provide a range of education products and services to institutions, governments and direct to individual learners, that help people everywhere aim higher and fulfil their true potential. Our commitment to them requires a holistic approach to education.
Presence Learning We provide “anytime, anywhere”access to a network of more than 700 licensed clinical professionals who work face-to-face with patients via secure, live, online video sessions using our proprietary platform, a vast library of therapy activities, and detailed progress monitoring and tracking tools. We have delivered more than one million sessions of teletherapy and telemedicine to educational and medical institutions across the United States and globally.
Rethink Rethink is lead by a team of education, clinical, business and industry experts with a shared commitment to making best-practice treatment solutions available to every child with special needs. Rethink aims to place evidence-based treatment solutions in the hands of every educator, clinician or parent working with a child with special needs. We are unique in our footprint, leveraging the power of technology to provide clinical support, best-practice tools, and research-based content to all market segments, reaching more children with special needs than any other solution.
Saddleback Educational Inc We are entrepreneurs. We surround ourselves with like-minded people who love to create. For this reason we never think inside the box. It certainly isn’t as much fun as thinking outside the box, is it? Take a look at any of our new covers, new catalogs or new products- I bet you will not find another company willing to take risks and have as much fun as we are having. We are thinkers. It doesn’t matter where you work within our corporate culture, you are expected to think – and make your job the best it can be (and the person who has the responsibility of making coffee each day- THANK YOU).
Scientific Learning Corporation We are committed to a world where all people achieve their learning potential. Scientific Learning applies proven research on how the brain learns to accelerate learning. We produce patented solutions essential for academic, career, and lifelong success.
Talent Assessment Inc Since 1980, TAI - Talent Assessment, Inc. has been producing and developing hands-on comprehensive assessment and training programs for schools in the United States as well as internationally. Talent Assessment provides not only special education resources, but software and staff training for evaluation and assessment to help both exceptional and general education students and adult’s transition to the real world. Special needs, special education and exceptional education programs that we provide have been proven effective for over three decades.
Charlton School The Charlton School helps young women learn to make critical life choices so they become successful and productive members of their communities. Our social, educational, therapeutic, and recreational programs strengthen social and academic skills and self-esteem, and improve communication between students and their families.
Curriculum Solutions Welcome to Curriculum Solutions Associates. We have over 75 years of experience representing dynamic educational publishers of print and digital resources. We collaborate with you to provide curriculum resource support aligned with your needs and standards, with exceptional service! Districts and schools in Upstate New York can count on us to represent only the best supplemental, core and technology products that promote student learning and ongoing professional development for teachers.
Effective Schools/Aplus Educators At A+ Educators, our mission is to help build stronger K-12 schools by offering the highest quality and most effective education support services available today. We are dedicated to providing educators and schools nationwide with the most innovative and engaging professional development workshops and forward-facing classroom technology solutions.
Future Horizons Future Horizons was created to meet the needs of teachers, therapists, and family members who face the challenge of autism. Our books, videos, and conferences are geared to bring you the most current information possible to assist in that challenge. It is our strong belief that every child and adult with autism can improve and contribute to the lives of those who love them and, in many ways, contribute to society.
Mind Research Institute Our mission is to ensure that all students are mathematically equipped to solve the world's most challenging problems. To achieve this goal, we are changing the way math is taught in the United States. We believe every child has the potential to be a powerful learner and to acquire the problem-solving and math proficiency needed to compete in a knowledge-based economy. Through our uniquely visual, non-language-based approach to teaching math — delivered through our ST Math instructional software — students across the country are deeply understanding math, developing perseverance and problem-solving skills, and becoming life-long learners prepared for success.
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