Partners

2017 ICE Corporate Partners

Each year, the Illinois Computing Educators organization is proud to recognize and thank the many corporations that join ICE as Corporate Partners. Their support helps to insure the success of our annual conference and the many other professional development initiatives and chapter events that we host during the year. Here is a list of the 2017 ICE Corporate Partners. Descriptions of the products and services of each partner are included here, and you can click on the corporate logos to go directly to their web sites.

----------Platinum Plus----------

CDW-G is a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government, education and healthcare. Ranked No. 38 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies, and the company’s technology specialists offer expertise in designing customized solutions, while its advanced technology engineers assist customers with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions.

Comcast Business provides high-performance Ethernet solutions that scale from 1Mbps to 10Gbps. These solutions connect your schools for district-wide communication. They seamlessly deliver data-intensive content like e-textbooks, video, and distance learning. In addition, Comcast Business provides easy and cost-effective ways to grow as budgets permit. Comcast Business offers a large fiber optic network that supports the applications of school districts and enables schools to provide a high quality education.

 

----------Platinum----------

Constantly growing in response to the needs of our customers in all sectors and verticals, SHI has transformed itself from a $1 million "software-only" regional reseller into a $4 billion+ global provider of information technology products and services.  From software and hardware procurement to deployment planning, configuration, data center optimization, IT asset management and cloud computing, SHI offers custom IT solutions for every aspect of your environment. 

 

Microsoft is working to bring the benefits of technology and technology skills to all. We share the ultimate aim of all stakeholders: to use technology to help improve education and learning, create opportunity, and raise living standards for people around the world.

 

ICN (Illinois Century Network) is a high performance network built to meet the Internet and Intranet needs of the educational, research, governmental and healthcare organizations serving the citizens of Illinois State wide.  The ICN maintains 15 Points of Presence and 9 Regional Technology Center offices around the state allowing our Community Anchor Institutions to connect and receive service locally. In addition the ICN network serves as an Illinois local area network enabling interconnectivity, resource sharing, and access to instate content and cloud resources.

 

----------Gold----------

The Otus Student Performance Platform, designed specifically for K-12 school systems, is the first system that integrates student learning data from 3rd party assessment and content providers with real-time, in classroom data. This classroom data is captured through Otus’ award winning learning management system and behavior and engagement tracking tools.

Teachers worldwide use SMART Technologies products to transform teaching and learning. SMART’s award-winning products transform learning by helping teachers bring more collaboration and interactivity into the classroom. And, because SMART products are easy to use, teachers can quickly incorporate them into their teaching to transform learning and increase student engagement.

 

Hewlett Packard Enterprise creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, schools, governments, businesses and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning IT infrastructure, software and services, HPE delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges in every region of the world.

Technology Resource Advisors, Inc. was established in 2006 to fulfill the technology needs of local businesses, non-profit organizations, and school districts.The foundation of our organization is a set of core values and principles that guide our associates to build long-term relationships that focus on the success of our clients. Technology Resource Advisors, Inc. provides the K-12 Education sector with our ChromeCare Warranty service for school districts located in Wisconsin and Illinois.

 

----------Silver----------

 

SynbalooEDU is the visual resource management tool that helps educators and students organize and share the best of the web. Users save their resources in the cloud and access them from anywhere with any device. But it doesn’t stop there! With features like embedded content, group tiles and sequenced tiles, educators around the world are creating lesson plans, research assignments and personalize learning in many different ways. SymbalooEDU is used in schools to support:1:1 Classroom - Blended Learning - Flipped Classroom - BYOD

 

WeVideo provides Student-Centered Learning for Video Editing and Technology. As a cloud-based collaborative video creation platform, WeVideo encourages student creativity, storytelling, engagement and multimodal learning. Video projects construct deep knowledge about a topic by forming skills like collaboration, communication and critical thinking.new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, schools, governments, businesses and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning IT infrastructure, software and services, HPE delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges in every region of the world.

 

----------Bronze----------

Camcor provides the most effective technology solutions for your school, office, or home. Founded in 1949, Camcor has always made customer service and satisfaction our number one priority.  We offer products and expertise covering all aspects of digital imaging, audio/video, interactive classrooms, and multimedia presentations. Whether you need guidance on purchasing a single document camera, headphone, or complex projector system; Camcor will be here to assist you.

 

 

Common Sense Education provides high-quality digital literacy and citizenship programs to educators and school communities. Together, we work to empower students to harness technology for learning and life. Our free resources include ratings and reviews of digital tools, a comprehensive K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum, ready-made lesson plans, videos, webinars, and more. the most effective technology solutions for your school, office, or home. 

 

Curriculum Associates is an education company committed to making classrooms better places for teachers and students. Our research-based, award-winning products, including i-Ready®, Ready®, BRIGANCE® and other programs  provide teachers and administrators with flexible resources that deliver meaningful assessments and data-driven, differentiated instruction for children.

 

 

ExploreLearning® was founded in 1999 with a mission to improve student learning in math and science through best-in-class online solutions. Today, our award-winning products — Gizmos® and Reflex® — are successfully used in every state and province and more than 50 countries around the world. We believe all students can have success in math and science — and have fun along the way! To support this goal, we deliver programs that: Build lasting foundations for success. Bring solutions to the classroom that really work. Leverage what you already use. Create results across your community. 

 

IPEVO's interactive teaching tools empower educators and teachers with radically addordable and compact technology that is simple, intuituve and flexible, so the precious time and resouces can be wholly dedicated to teaching.  We intend to make educational technology accessible and available to all.  As of December 2014, OPEVO products are used in 61,092 or 46.14% of all K-12 schools in America.

Lego

LEGO® Education - For 35 years we have been working with teachers and educational specialists like you to deliver playful learning experiences that bring subjects to life in the classroom and make learning fun and impactful. We have a wide range of physical and digital educational resources that encourage students to think creatively, reason systematically and release their potential to shape their own future.

We believe that expanding knowledge and building academic and 21st century skills will create active, collaborative, lifelong learners. Together with educators, we aim to enable every student to succeed in education and be prepared for future life challenges.management system (LMS) that has all the tools your institution needs to create engaging content, design lessons, and assess student understanding.  and simple. 

 

McGraw Hill - 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. 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.system (LMS) that has all the tools your institution needs to create engaging content, design lessons, and assess student understanding.  and simple.