Our partners offer innovative products and services to improve the educational experience of students and address the challenges facing school districts. Learn more about the sponsors, and be sure to visit their pods at your next CoSN event.
Our first name has always been American, but today you know us as AT&T. We’re investing billions into the economy and providing quality jobs to over 200,000 people in the U.S. alone. Since 2008, we’ve committed more than $600 million to programs that help millions of students across all 50 states and around the world. By bringing together solutions that help protect, serve and connect – committed AT&T professionals are leading the future in education for students, for educators and in technology. No company is more invested in America’s future than AT&T. To learn more, please visit www.att.com/closethegap
ClassLink is a global education provider of access and analytics products that create more time for learning and help schools better understand digital engagement. As leading advocates for open data standards, we offer instant access to apps and files with single sign-on, streamline class rostering, automate account provisioning, and provide actionable analytics. ClassLink empowers 18 million students and staff in over 2,400 school systems. Visit www.classlink.com to learn more.
ENA delivers transformative connectivity, communication, cloud, cybersecurity, and technology services. Our 99% customer satisfaction rating and world class net promoter score (NPS) demonstrate our commitment to delivering exceptional customer care to education and other community institutions.
For more information, please visit www.ena.com, call 866-615-1101, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resources: ENA Customer Success Story: Florida's School District of Clay County (PDF) | ENA TrustCompute—Next Gen Computing and Virtual Data Center Services for Education and Libraries (PDF)
Spectrum Enterprise, a part of Charter Communications, Inc., is a national provider of scalable, fiber technology solutions serving America’s largest businesses and communications service providers. The broad Spectrum Enterprise portfolio includes networking and managed services solutions: Internet access, Ethernet access and networks, Voice and TV solutions. Spectrum Enterprise’s industry-leading team of experts works closely with clients to achieve greater business success by providing solutions designed to meet their evolving needs.
From early childhood education through high school, there has never been a more exciting or challenging time to be a member of the educational community. Just over the last few years, for example, the Internet and wireless computing capabilities have dramatically changed the learning environment. HP understands and appreciates the needs and challenges of the educational arena. With its longstanding commitment to education and a demonstrated ability to consistently deliver high-quality, affordable, technology products, services and solutions, HP is uniquely qualified to help transform schools and institutions into a 21st Century learning environment.
At Identity Automation, we understand the unique challenges that educators, faculty, students, and even parents face. That’s why we created RapidIdentity, an identity and access management (IAM) platform, used by hundreds of school districts, colleges, and universities to provide secure and agile online access that digitally connects students to their learning environment. By putting the unique identities of both educators and students at the heart of the learning process, RapidIdentity helps academic institutions unlock their potential and provide a safer, more personalized learning experience.
Linewize serves schools with a complete cyber-safety eco-system, providing ONE Platform for Hybrid Content Filtering, Classroom Management, 24/7 Student Safety Monitoring, and complete Community Engagement.
Education is more than students sitting in a classroom. The expansion in Internet connectivity and the use of mobile devices has transformed learning and schools. The right technology is essential to support today’s challenging learning environment. Microsoft’s solutions for teaching and e-learning with Windows 8, Office 365, Lync, and SharePoint are fueling innovation and the future of learning.
Verizon is a global technology leader with more than two decades of experience in the education marketplace. We help K-12 schools inspire learners, empowering them with a deeper understanding of today’s world—and the ability to thrive in it long after they graduate. Verizon and our thousands of K-12 customers across the U.S. work closely together to achieve this critical goal.
Verizon serves as a trusted partner for K-12 districts. Our ongoing collaboration with schools of all sizes across the U.S. gives us a unique perspective on how K-12 schools operate, as well as the evolving role of technology at all levels—from the district to the classroom. And it enables Verizon to create effective solutions that meet the significant challenges faced by K-12 schools—from hybrid learning to cybersecurity.
We help K-12 schools:
- Reduce the digital divide by empowering all students with reliable, readily available access to remote learning.
- Deliver interactive, immersive and engaging experiences that today’s students require.
- Provide accessible, safe and reliable digital experiences that expand learning with new capabilities.
- Leverage the power of 5G to open up new learning possibilities, from virtual reality to “gamified” collaboration and learning.
- Keep students and learning networks safe with advanced security solutions.
To find out more about Verizon’s K-12 education solutions, go to our website.
At Acer we believe that the most valuable part of computing lies in its power to spread knowledge. We see it as our responsibility to provide today’s generation with the instruments they need to develop 21st century skills and succeed in the information age. Acer for Education offers an end-to-end adaptive learning experience comprising easy, reliable and affordable products, education-oriented software solutions and award-winning after-sales service.
CDW•G is a leading provider of technology and solutions to schools, with a mission of delivering engaging, collaborative and interactive learning environments, while securing networks and optimizing data centers. Our team of dedicated account managers and solution architects can help with assessment and pre-configuration to implementation and ongoing support. CDW•G solution areas include: classroom technology, cloud computing, data center optimization, networking, power and cooling, printers, security, software, storage, total mobility management, unified communications, and virtualization. For details, call 800.808.4239 or visit CDWG.com/k12.
In the past, learning was constrained by time and place. Today, digital transformation is opening a new world of educational opportunities—to learn in new ways, in new places, with new connections to resources around the globe.
Cisco is leading this digital transformation in education with the Cisco Digital Education Platform, which supports blended learning opportunities, worldwide collaboration, and rich online media experiences. With this completely integrated digital environment, schools have the technology in place to ensure that buildings are connected, educators are empowered, administrators are informed, and students can learn without limits. For more information, visit www.cisco.com/go/education
Fortinet understands challenges educators face in delivering engaging, relevant, and meaningful learning opportunities to students while maintaining a high level of network security to protect data and meet compliance standards.
Fortinet makes possible a digital world that we can always trust through its mission to protect people, devices, and data everywhere. This is why the world’s largest enterprises, service providers, and government and education organizations choose Fortinet to securely accelerate their digital journey. The Fortinet Security Fabric platform delivers broad, integrated, and automated protections across the entire digital attack surface, securing critical devices, data, applications, and connections from the data center to the cloud to the home office. Ranking #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide, more than 550,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. And the Fortinet NSE Training Institute, an initiative of Fortinet’s Training Advancement Agenda (TAA), provides one of the largest and broadest training programs in the industry to make cyber training and new career opportunities available to everyone.
Learn why the P-20 arena looks to Fortinet to protect their most valuable assets: students and staff: www.fortinet.com/education
Resources: American Rescue Plan for Education: A Reference Guide (PDF) | Equality Education and Closing the Homework Gap (PDF)
LearnPlatform is the edtech effectiveness system used by districts and states to empower rapid, evidence-based evaluation and efficient management of their edtech ecosystems. It’s the essential infrastructure that equips K-12 educators to improve the safety, equity, effectiveness and cost-efficiency of their digital tools.
To learn more about how your district can evaluate its digital learning and technology tools and efficiently apply findings to inform instructional, budget and operational decisions, visit LearnPlatform.com.
Additional Resources: Your District Guide to Building an Effective EdTech Ecosystem, The EdTech Top 40
Lightspeed Systems® is dedicated to providing time-saving solutions and empowering districts to focus where it matters most—students and learning. Lightspeed provides one integrated platform of cloud-managed solutions: Security & Compliance, Safety & Wellness, and Engagement & Impact, purpose-built for school networks and devices. Lightspeed solutions are designed to surface insights and facilitate workflows needed to ensure a safe, secure, and compliant learning environment that works on any device, anywhere learning takes place. As a committed partner in privacy and security for more than 20 years, Lightspeed ensures secure student data with technical and administrative safeguards in place. And with a keen understanding of the staff and resource shortages in primary education, Lightspeed has focused resources on client success to provide implementation guidance, support, and an easy procurement process. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Lightspeed serves more than 20 million students using 11 million devices in 28,000 schools throughout 41 countries.
Lenovo is a trusted global technology provider that is connected to emerging issues, needs and opportunities in K-12 education. Follow a smarter way forward, with Lenovo, as the classroom continues to evolve.
Schools have become a setting for hybrid education, with a mix of on-site and distance learning. Teachers, students and parents now depend on innovative solutions to ensure learning extends beyond the classroom. With devices which are optimized for connectivity and video conferencing along with services, security and software, smart collaboration solutions, Lenovo helps schools and students proactively adapt to a world where learning happens anywhere and everywhere.
Logitech designs products that have an everyday place in people's lives, connecting them to the digital experiences they care about in ways that matter. In education, our tools and solutions make it easier for students to focus, support their creativity, and give them choices in how best to learn and interact with materials and apps. We empower educators to create and deliver dynamic lessons that engage and inspire their students.
Founded in 1981 in Switzerland, Logitech started connecting people through innovative computer peripherals, and is now a multi-brand company designing products that bring people together through video, audio, gaming, creating and more.
Brands of Logitech include Logitech, Logitech G, ASTRO Gaming, Streamlabs, Blue Microphones, Ultimate Ears and Jaybird. Learn more at www.logitech.com.
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future with technology that is transforming the way people and organizations operate. Our mission is to be the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life. We help address the world's greatest security challenges with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, analytics, automation, and orchestration. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, we are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before.
For more information, visit www.paloaltonetworks.com.
At PowerSchool, we believe in the simple truth that every student deserves the best opportunities in life. That’s why our mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their potential, in their way.
From the front office to the classroom to the home, PowerSchool helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, learning, grading, attendance, assessment, analytics, state reporting, special education, student registration, talent, finance, and HR. Today, we’re proud to be the leading provider of K-12 education application technology supporting over 45 million students in over 80 countries. Visit www.powerschool.com to learn more.
Clever is the most widely used automated rostering and single sign-on platform for K-12 education. Supported by our free to schools’ mission, Clever is your district’s digital learning platform, one friendly place for resources, messaging, and analytics. With single sign-on, everything is one click away for your community of students, families, and educators. For more information, visit www.clever.com.
Cox Business provides voice, data and video services for more than 275,000 small and regional businesses, including healthcare providers, K-12 and higher education, financial institutions and federal, state and local government organizations.
Call us: 866-701-8737 For real-time resources for B2B and B2C business owners with a focus on Internet marketing, social media, mobile marketing and more visit us at CoxBLUE.com. Cox Business is a leader in providing voice, video and data services to business. Visit us at CoxBusiness.com.
Funds For Learning's mission is transforming student lives through government funding for Internet access. We are a leading E-rate compliance and consulting firm serving 4.67 million K-12 students nationwide. Our free E-rate Manager tool helps schools and libraries navigate their E-rate data easily.
Innive is focused on providing transformative solutions and services utilizing data and data relationships in Education. With advanced techniques for data aggregation, integration, and visualization, Innive provides meaningful insights impacting district and classroom improvements and outcomes. Our approach is through collaboration and partnership, solving complex business challenges and delivering true transformation.
Jamf offers two solutions that make it easier than ever for schools of all sizes to manage Apple devices. Jamf School includes Teacher, Parent and Students apps built to simplify education technology workflows. And Jamf Pro, which offers powerful management and customization for IT professionals managing multiple schools or a district.
Kokomo24/7® is a robust and easy-to-use health, safety, and wellness software platform. We help schools to better manage student safety and school safety. The Kokomo24/7® platform is proven, serving the needs of the second-largest school district in America since 2018. Our platform is highly configurable to fit the needs of small schools and large schools alike.
Kokomo24/7® puts the tools districts need at their fingertips including features like emergency alert, anonymous reporting, incident management, feedback and data collection management, communication management, visitor management, health and wellness management, asset management, classroom observation management, and patrol management . Adopting the most comprehensive health and safety platform on the market enables district leadership to future-proof their safety goals and broaden and deepen their strategic goals and make immediate impact on student safety and school safety initiatives. For more information please visit us at www.kokomo247.com or email email@example.com.
ParentSquare is relied upon by millions of educators and families for unified, effective school communications. ParentSquare provides parent engagement tools that work from the district office to the individual classroom, supported by powerful metrics and reporting. ParentSquare's technology platform features extensive integrations with student information and other critical administrative systems, translation to more than 100 languages, and app, email, text, voice, and web portal access for equitable communication. ParentSquare, founded in 2011, is at http://www.parentsquare.com.