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Government, education, and nonprofit organizations face unique challenges to accomplish complex missions with limited resources. Public sector leaders engaged in true cloud computing projects overwhelmingly turn to the power and speed of Amazon Web Services (AWS) when they want to serve citizens more effectively, achieve scientific breakthroughs, reach broader constituents, and put more of their time and resources into their core missions.
 
ClassLink empowers your students and teachers with instant access to their learning resources. ClassLink® LaunchPad includes a library of over 6,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, Box, and Dropbox cloud drives. ClassLink Analytics gives decision makers the usage data they need. ClassLink Roster Server easily and securely delivers class rosters to any publisher using open technology standards. ClassLink OneSync automates account provisioning and reconciles accounts in real time. Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1 to 1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.
Facebook Education empowers deeper connections and drives more equitable learning opportunities. The Facebook Education team is focused on building supportive communities, improving economic outcomes, and growing knowledge within the educational ecosystem globally. From tools like Workplace and Oculus to computer science diversity programs like CodeFWD and social emotional learning programs like InspirED, Facebook Education is committed to helping build learning communities for today and into the future with innovation and people at the core of its mission.
Since 1999, Gaggle has been the leader in helping K-12 districts manage student safety on school-provided technology. Using a robust combination of both artificial intelligence and trained safety experts, the safety solution proactively assists districts 24/7/365 in the prevention of student suicide, bullying, inappropriate behaviors, school violence, and other harmful situations. Most importantly, Gaggle continues to help hundreds of districts avoid tragedies and save lives, while also protecting their liability. In the 2018-19 academic year, Gaggle has helped districts save the lives of more than 700 students who were planning or actually attempting suicide. For more information, visit www.gaggle.net and follow Gaggle on Twitter at @Gaggle_K12.
Lightspeed Systems partners with schools to make learning safe, mobile and easily managed. Partnered with 6,500 districts in the United States and 28,000 schools around the world, Lightspeed Systems offers integrated filtering, management, monitoring, and protection for schools through its groundbreaking platform, Relay. Lightspeed serves over 15 million students in 35 countries.
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Blocksi,Inc founded in 2011, having its HQ in Palo Alto, CA, is dedicated into providing to the Education K12 market, an innovative and powerful cloud content filtering and classroom screen monitoring system with Big Data content analysis for G Suite managed Chromebooks and Windows OS devices. 

Hardware free, non-proxy, fully distributed in the cloud, Blocksi Manager Education Everywhere features an Administrator, a Teacher, a Parent and a Principal Dashboard, to filter content both in and out of school, monitor chromebook screens in the classroom and provide actionable analytics to detect trends and cyberbullying, and harmful behavior across GSuite Gmail and Google drive.
Award-Winning Solutions for Education
The ActivPanel Elements Series continues Promethean’s 20+ year tradition of developing purpose-built products that are designed by teachers for teachers. The ActivPanel is based on extensive user research to deliver innovation and ease-of-use for teachers and students, as well as the security and manageability trusted by IT professionals and administrators.

Use the ActivPanel to deliver engaging, interactive lessons using your choice of Promethean’s award-winning educational software. ClassFlow® and ActivInspire® are created and supported by Promethean, designed by teachers for teachers, and are included with the purchase of the ActivPanel with no annual subscription required.
Founded in 2014, MERGE develops award-winning augmented reality and virtual reality products for experiential learning and content creation. The company’s product ecosystem consists of MERGE Cube, MERGE Headset, MERGE Miniverse content portal, and MERGE EDU active learning platform. Together, these products enable kids ages 10+ to interact with AR/VR content and experience the world around them in entirely new ways while giving teachers new tools to increase student engagement, intellectual curiosity and classroom achievement. The company’s AR/VR technology is being used in libraries, museums, universities, healthcare, environmental science, and other industries to enhance learning. To learn more, visit www.mergevr.com
Securly is an edtech company whose mission is to keep students safe and productive at school and at home. Wherever digital devices are used, Securly’s cloud-based products work to filter content, manage apps, ensure compliance, alert schools to cyberbullying and self-harm – all while engaging teachers, students, and parents. Securly’s patented automation and AI sentiment analysis, combined with 24/7 human monitoring by trained safety experts, protect over 10 million students each day. Awarded for innovation and customer service, Securly is headquartered in San Jose, CA. Learn more at www.securly.com
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BrainPOP creates animated resources that support educators and engage students - in school, at home, and on mobile devices. Our content includes movies, quizzes, games, mobile apps, activity pages, and much more covering thousands of topics within Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Technology, Arts & Music, and Health. At BrainPOP, kids create, construct, and collaborate as they explore their world. Awarded with the ISTE Seal of Alignment, all BrainPOP content is aligned at each grade to TEKS, CCSS and NGSS. Founded in 1999, BrainPOP is a trusted learning resource supporting core and supplemental subjects, reaching millions of learners worldwide.
With comprehensive, predictive, and actionable insights into the factors contributing to students’ academic and overall well-being, BrightBytes galvanizes committed administrators, educators and families to actualize the expansive promise of K-12.
CodeMonkey is a leading educational game-based environment where millions of students learn how to code in real programming languages. CodeMonkey offers an engaging and enjoyable curriculum for schools, after-school clubs and camps as well as self-paced online courses to learn coding at home.
HOWARDedu focuses solely on assisting K12 schools and higher education facilities to create and maintain optimum learning environments. We supply schools with innovative technology from the most trusted names in the business, and we make it affordable. We take the time to ensure that all HOWARDedu representatives are highly trained and that each has a good working knowledge of the products and services we offer. From consultation and demos to integration, training and maintenance, HOWARDedu works closely with individual schools, expertly guiding them through the labyrinth of technology to instructional solutions that most effectively meet their needs.
At GTS Technology Solutions, we believe our job is to help you become more productive. GTS provides a full range of technology solutions, services, and staffing to meet our customers’ IT needs. We use a consultative approach to understand your goals, problems, and needs, and then follow up with project management assistance after the sale. Since 1984, GTS has been the technology partner of choice to government, education, and private entities. Our customer service is unmatched in the industry. At GTS, our motto is “Give Through Service,” and we strive to live that motto every day. For more information, visit www.gts-ts.com.
Infinite Campus is a comprehensive, Web-based K-12 student information system (SIS) with real-time access to administration, instruction, communication, curriculum, reporting and analysis, data warehousing functionality and more. For more than 25 years, Infinite Campus has successfully implemented its solutions for customers of all sizes. Managing nearly 8 million students in 45 states, Infinite Campus is the most trusted name in student information. Infinite Campus customers range from school districts with fewer than 100 students to those with more than 600,000, as well as regional consortia, state departments of education and the federal government.
SAM Labs offers STEAM and Coding solutions that empower teachers to help students become computational thinkers and to inspire generations of problem solvers. We equip educators with the tools, know-how and mindset to reach learners’ potential for computational thinking. With our TEKS Aligned Curriculum, our durable Wireless Bluetooth blocks and our Easy to Use flow-based program application, K-5 teachers are sure to infuse creative learning into their STEAM efforts with our STEAM Course Kit offering. Our 4-8 Learn to Code offers CSTA Aligned Curriculum and detailed lessons that even an inexperienced teacher can pick up & implement. For more information, visit www.samlabs.com. Active on Twitter? Follow us…@SAMLabs @WLeeBaird73