As the world’s leading provider of integrated learning, communications and safety solutions, Blackboard serves more than 50% of U.S. students and 70 of the largest 100 school districts.  Our award-winning Community Engagement Platform combines websites, mobile apps, mass notification, and social media management. The platform’s newest addition, Blackboard Ally is a revolutionary service that integrates directly with a school’s CMS to provide immediate insight into the overall accessibility of website content, instructions for remediation and alternative accessible versions of files and documents.

eChalk: Beautiful, Accessible School Websites

eChalk makes it easy to create, customize and maintain a beautiful, mobile-ready website that meets ADA and Section 508 accessibility requirements. We've partnered with NYCDOE DIIT to offer accessibility #DigIn Camps. Plus: 

eChalk Guide: an integrated tool that helps you find and fix ADA accessibility issues 

Classes and Groups: public pages and private intranet

eChalk Notify: mobile notifications and emergency alerts

Transition Services: content migration, website planning, site optimization and more

For 18+ years, Edlio has been connecting K-12 educators with their communities, offering a comprehensive and easy-to-use communication package. Edlio’s content management system powers over 10,000 websites for schools and districts across North America, each with a beautiful design reflecting the organization’s brand and teacher-focused features for easy editing.

New Google Sites makes building responsive websites easy and they are already optimized for tablets and smartphones. Just like a Google Doc, you can collaborate in real time, and see each other’s changes live. You can publish the site for everyone to see, or restrict sharing permissions to be accessible to people you want to share it with. Check here for information on Sites and here to see how to make your site more accessible. 

Microsoft is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. In education, it’s to empower every student. We believe limitless potential is within every student, every educator, every school. Together we can unlock this potential by providing technology that empowers educators and inspires students. Learn more at

Intrado SchoolMessenger combines school notification, mobile apps, and web content management all under one, easy-to-platform.  Designed to work together from the start, our school communication systems save time and provide more immediate, thorough engagement with your community.

As leaders in interactive display technology, ViewSonic® transforms classrooms into immersive learning environments. Our education solutions drive engagement, energize and motivate students, and make teaching more fun. From ViewBoard® interactive displays and myViewBoard™ collaborative software, to projector solutions for aging whiteboards, our award-winning solutions help you connect and collaborate.

Wix makes it easy for everyone to create a beautiful, professional web presence. In this workshop, you’ll try out the basics of building a website with the Wix editor, learn how to use the new NYCDOE template to create your site, and get practical tools to improve the accessibility of your Wix site. We’ll also share the new Wix Education offerings, which are free, interactive, hands-on activities to support students learning of Web Creation, Design and Coding. 

Create a school website. Start a classroom blog. Launch a faculty forum. You can do it all on You don't need a web developer, or even a manual -- just an idea and an Internet connection. We bring all the tools you need to get started, share your stories and news, and grow your site: free hosting, one-on-one support 24/7, worry-free security, automatic backups, and dozens of professionally designed themes, including accessibility-ready themes.