The Exhibitor List



Fortinet provides top-rated network and content security, as well as secure access products that share intelligence and work together to form a cooperative fabric. Our unique security fabric combines Security Processors, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to give you security, performance, and better visibility and control--while providing easier administration.

Category: Security and risk management

Illinois Virtual School

Illinois Virtual School provides leadership for online learning in the state. Working in partnership with public, private, and home schools, IVS offers online courses to students in grades 5-12, as well as educator professional development to earn PD Clock Hours.

Category: E-Learning


Founded in 1998 and based in Dallas, Texas, Istation (Imagination Station) has become one of the nation’s leading providers of richly animated, game-like educational technology. Istation’s innovative reading, math and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging and interactive environment and inspire them to learn.

Category: Adaptive technology and curriculum
Twitter: @Istationed
Instagram: @istationed

Bradfield's Computer Supply

Bradfield’s can help improve productivity in the classroom with technology solutions that make learning fun and interactive. See us for your SMART Boards including Interactive Flat Panels with training, Epson projectors, classroom audio, printers and supplies, and furniture.

Category: Interactive whiteboards

Illinois Computing Educators

Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) is a statewide organization dedicated to leadership in education through technology. Formed in 1986 by a group of 30 educators, ICE has grown to over 12,500 members comprised of teachers, technology coordinators, library media specialists, administrators, higher education representatives, school support staff and other stakeholders in Illinois education.

Category: Professional development, conferences and training
Twitter: @ice_il
Instagram: @ice.illinois

Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program

ILTPP- A Statewide cooperative for purchasing technology with the assurance of RFP-backed contracts and consortium-negotiated pricing.

Category: Purchasing Cooperative
Twitter: @ILTPP

Western Illinois University

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Category: Professional development, conferences and training

Technology Resource Advisors, Inc.

TRA assists school districts with beginning and maintaining their 1:1 initiatives with chromebooks, accidental warranty and accessories.

Category: Computer hardware

Troxell Communications

Troxell offers a full range of today’s leading technology brands to accommodate your education technology initiatives. But we don’t stop there. Our dedicated account executives make it their business to understand what your goals are, and then match solutions to your goals while keeping an eye on your budget and schedules.

Category: Adaptive technology and curriculum
Twitter: @troxellcomm

Advanced Technologies Consultants

Advanced Technologies Consultants, Inc. (ATC) is the nation’s leading distributor of technical training curriculum, equipment and furniture. We offer a comprehensive solution of products including; Alternative Energy, Automation/CNC, eLearning, Electricity/Electronics, Electric Power/Controls, Fluid Power, Lab Furniture, HVAC, Industrial Maintenance, Process Control, Mechatronics, STEM and 3D Printing and Scanning.

Category: Printers and peripherals

Aerohive Networks

Aerohive enables our education customers to simply and confidently connect to the information, applications, and insights they need to thrive. Our simple, scalable, and secure platform delivers mobility without limitations. For our customers worldwide, every access point is a starting point. For more information, please visit

Category: Wireless products and services
Twitter: @aerohive


Amplify specializes in EdTech curriculum, both in core subjects such as Science and ELA. In addition, Amplify specializes in digital supplemental products which focus on literacy and math.

Category: Adaptive technology and curriculum
Twitter: @amplify


A hands on platform that allows students to create video games and tell digital stories.

Category: Mobile learning devices


ByteSpeed has been a leading IT solutions resource since 1999. We provide customized computer hardware, enterprise networking solutions, and professional IT services nationwide.

Category: Computer hardware
Twitter: @bytespeed


Camcor provides instructional technology, audio visual, and STEM solutions.

Category: Interactive whiteboards

CCS-CIM Technology Solutions

Audio Visual Systems Design and Integration. CCS can design a custom AV solution to meet the needs of your school district. We specialize in classroom interactive technology.

Category: Multimedia technology/projection devices


CDWG is a leading provider of technology solutions to K12 schools across the United States. From devices and classroom furniture to data center and cloud solutions, CDWG can assist with all of your K12 educational technology needs.

Category: Computer hardware
Twitter: @CDWCorp


OneClick access to 6,000+ apps and instant access to files at school or in the cloud. ClassLink Roster Server easily delivers class rosters to any publisher via open tech standards. ClassLink Analytics gives decision makers essential utilization data. ClassLink OneSync streamlines account provisioning for IT teams.

Category: E-Learning management systems
Twitter: @ClassLink

Clear Touch Interactive

Clear Touch Interactive provides interactive technology solutions that helps educational institutions to Interact Differently. It is through a combination of immersive audio and video technologies that leads Clear Touch Interactive in transforming the interactive experience.

Category: Interactive whiteboards
Instagram: @getcleartouch

Common Goal Systems, Inc.

TeacherEase is software-as-a-service (SaaS) providing world-class standards-based learning tools - purpose-built SBG report cards, gradebook, planning with learning targets & rubrics, analysis & parent portal. Works with any SIS. Also available is SchoolInsight - a complete student management system including attendance, demographics, health records, lunch, discipline and advanced scheduling.

Category: Web products and services
Twitter: @TeacherEase

Computer Banc

Our Mission is provide like new computers for schools and not-profit organizations. As a second mission, we also to provide families, adults, special needs individuals, seniors, and veterans who are At-Risk with computer access at home or school.

Category: Computer hardware

DakTech Inc

DakTech is a leading custom computer manufacturer and value-added distributor with 27 years of industry experience. Our engineering expertise, services, and industry leading warranties bring value and the lowest total cost of ownership for the needs of SMB, government, education, commercial, and retail customers.

Category: Computer hardware


E-Blox makes educational products that can be used in the classroom to teach the fundamentals of STEM, STEAM and STREAM through safe electronic construction sets.

Category: Adaptive technology and curriculum

Educational Environments by the Frank Cooney Company

Educational Environments by Frank Cooney Company is an educational furniture dealer focused on outfitting 21st century learning environments in order to enhance technology within the learning space.

Category: Furniture

Encompass AV

We are an audio visual company with over 25 years of expertise that also provides security cameras and network solutions.

Category: Interactive whiteboards
Twitter: @EncompassAV


Follett helps schools do more with less, meet rigorous standards and prepare students for success. Our integrated solutions help you manage resources and reach instructional goals, all while keeping an eye on your budget. We believe that better content, tools and support lead to better learning – wherever learning takes place.

Category: Library and media technology
Instagram: @follettlearning

Freckle Education

Free for teachers, Freckle is the first and only differentiation platform! We empower teachers and administrators to meet the needs of every student across Math, ELA, Social Studies, and Science. Freckle is proud to work with more than 550,000 K-12 teachers in all 50 states (and dozens of districts right here in Illinois!).

Category: Adaptive technology and curriculum
Twitter: @learnfreckle

Gibson Teldata, Inc.

1. Brief company description – Below is last year’s description, please let me know if you’d like to continue to use this one.
Gibson Teldata specializes in solving voice and data communications issues utilizing the latest IP based technologies. From simple telephony solutions to sophisticated cloud deployments. We have been serving the Midwest since 1980.

Category: Communication technology

GradeCam, LLC

GradeCam empowers teachers to create, score, and record assessments without special forms or equipment. Customized forms can be printed on plain paper, scanned and scored with a mobile device, laptop or document camera, and automatically transferred into any digital grade book.

Category: Educational Assessment
Twitter: @GRADECAM
Instagram: @gradecamgo

Green Wave Computer Recycling

Green Wave Computer Recycling purchases retired assets that still have value and recycles electronics from school districts across the United States. We provide all the labor in removing, packaging, transporting, and destroying data.

Category: Open-source products and services

Haddock Education Technologies

Haddock Education Technologies is the premier reseller for Anywhere Cart, Audio Enhancement, Boxlight-Mimio, HoverCam, Lightspeed, MakerBot, Polar 3D, Promethean, Recordex, SWIVL, and Vivitek products, professional development, service and support.

Category: Interactive whiteboards


Hapara instructional management suite enables educators to create visible, differentiated and focused learning experiences with G Suite for Education. Hapara helps teachers see student efforts across G Suite applications, supports collaborative assignments, encourages real time engagement and highlights student browsing. With Hapara, educators are present with learners in the cloud.

Category: E-Learning management systems
Twitter: @hapara_team
Instagram: @hapara_team


HDE provides affordable protective cases for your school’s technology devices such as iPads, MacBooks, and Chromebooks. Our cases come in a variety of fun styles to suit your classrooms. We work with hundreds of schools across the country and hope that we can help with your device protection needs.

Category: Multimedia technology/projection devices


HoverCam is an innovative educational technology leader that creates engaging and interactive learning environments. HoverCam provides a complete integrated classroom solution with their digital podiums, interactive panels, and Android-powered document cameras. With integration in over 300,000 classrooms worldwide, HoverCam is focused on setting the 21st century classroom standard.

Category: Multimedia technology/projection devices
Twitter: @thehovercam
Instagram: @thehovercam

Insight Public Sector

Insight Public Sector is the partner to help manage and transform organizations through hardware, software, and cloud based services. Our portfolio enables clients to increase operational excellence and classroom enablement through customer engagement and digital innovation.

Category: Computer hardware
Twitter: @InsightENT

ion Software, LLC

ion is a data analysis tool designed for K-12 schools and districts. We combine advanced education analytics with MTSS, RTI, PBIS and Intervention monitoring in one simple platform.

Category: Data management and storage
Twitter: @ion_k12

Ionic Trends

Ionic Trends are the most powerful and visually stunning arrangement of negative ion bracelets and wristbands available to help manage depression, stress and anxiety, as well as reduce pain associated to joint pain such as carpal tunnel or lower back pain.

Category: Enterprise solutions


Our belief is that technology should be made accessible to all schools, educators and students regardless of budget, academic pursuit or location. We connect the education industry with the latest technology, by combining an ever growing array of popular technology brand relationships with an experienced and professional staff.

Category: Open-source products and services

Make the Grade Training Solutions

SMART Board & Interactive Flat Panel training with a focus on effective pedagogy. Training by teachers, for teachers. Authorized SMART Training Center. We provide PD programs and resources to help enhance lesson delivery and design. We're the SMART Training Pros.

Category: Interactive whiteboards
Instagram: @prosmarttrainer

MichaelArts, LLC

The Path of Motus is a video game about bullying where your words have the power to destroy. With many schools now giving lessons on bullying, this game provides an innovative and effective way to address the topic in classrooms.

Category: Curriculum and instructional tools

Midwest Computer Products, Inc.

Midwest Computer Products, your collaborative classroom expert, specializing in huddle spaces, STEM rooms, cafeterias/lunch rooms, and libraries. Contact our CTS staff to design and build your classroom today!

Category: Multimedia technology/projection devices

Millikin University

Millikin University has a long tradition of academic excellence and Performance Learning. Our most popular STEM Programs include: Biology Education, Computer Art, Information Systems, Nursing, Physics, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Engineering, and Mathematics. Millikin’s STEM Students benefit from unique access to research and international internship opportunities.

Category: Professional development, conferences and training
Twitter: millikinU
Instagram: millikinU

MNW Telecom- a division of MapleNet Wireless

MNW Telecom (a division of MapleNet Wireless) delivered custom-tailored transport, dedicated internet, firewall/content filtering and secure WLAN solutions. All services are backed by a carrier-grade SLA with 24x7x365 monitoring and response. Since 1999 over 100 school districts and library systems have chosen MNW Telecom for connectivity.

Category: Communication technology


Newsela is a cross-curricular tool for students to master non-fiction. All articles are published at five reading levels with built-in assessments to engage K-12 students in high-interest nonfiction, covering current events, primary sources, speeches, biographies, and historical news.

Category: Curriculum and instructional tools
Twitter: @newsela
Instagram: @newsela

Open Source Classroom, LLC

Open Source Classroom, LLC provides cutting-edge professional development workshops on 3D Printing, Coding/Programming, Robotics, and 3D CAD Design software. We also develop open source technology platforms specifically for use in classroom settings.

Category: Open-source products and services
Twitter: @osc3dx
Instagram: @osc3dx


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Category: Multimedia technology/projection devices

Pear Deck

Pear Deck was founded by educators on a mission to help teachers engage every student, every day. Built to work with G Suite for Education, with solutions rooted in active learning and formative assessment, Pear Deck makes it easy to connect with learners of every age and ability.

Category: Curriculum and instructional tools
Twitter: @PearDeck
Instagram: @PearDeck

Pearl Technology

We offer managed services, infrastructure work and IT security. A school can buy hardware, have it installed and then managed all from Pearl Technology. We also offer security training and awareness to teachers and staff.

Category: Security and risk management

Rambach Insurance Agency/ Meemic

Meemic is an insurance company for the educational community. Meemic was founded by educators more than 65 years ago, and has earned high marks by providing school employees with exceptional insurance and fast, convenient claims service.

Category: Open-source products and services

Read Naturally

Read Naturally provides research-proven reading interventions for struggling readers. The flagship program has been improving reading fluency and comprehension skills for over 25 years. The newest version, Read Live, is completely web-based and compatible with iPads and Chromebooks. Read Naturally also offers programs targeting specific skills like phonics and vocabulary.

Category: Curriculum and instructional tools

Riverside Technologies, Inc.

Riverside Technologies, Inc. (RTI) is an IT service provider specializing in managed services, IT hardware, warehouse services, and technology deployment. We understand your challenges, develop creative solutions, and provide unmatched responsiveness. Nationwide, we service corporate clients, educational institutions, and state and local governments. RTI is your complete IT source.

Category: Computer hardware

Second Life Mac

Second Life Mac buys, refurbishes and sells used Apple devices for the Education, Enterprise and Government sectors. Whether your organization wants to buy or sell Apple devices, we utilize our expertise to ensure that you receive the greatest return on your investment. We work solely with Apple devices and have the highest payouts in the industry. Ready to get the most value from your Apple devices?

Category: Purchasing Cooperative

SMARTpath Education Services

Is it time for you to ESCAPE from direct instruction? Do you want to encourage critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, communication, and collaboration in your classroom? Lock In Learning brings the Escape Room concept into your classroom with Lockout bags! Use the cost effective, easy to store alternative. Help your students flourish using these instructional tools, and take your classroom instruction to a whole new level.

Category: Curriculum and instructional tools

Spectrum Industries, Inc.

Connecting You with Technology-Spectrum Industries is the industry leader in creating furniture that connects you with technology. From charging and storage solutions to lecterns, workstations to chairs, collaboration tables to workstations, Spectrum is in touch with today’s technology. Our products fit into a variety of environments, including Makerspaces, classrooms, lecture halls, and libraries.

Category: Furniture
Twitter: @spectrumind

The University of St. Francis

The University of St. Francis prides itself on developing workshops, courses, and programs for your continuing professional development.

Category: Professional development, conferences and training
Instagram: @uofstfrancis

Tierney Brothers

We offer a wide range of technology products as well as multi-faceted service solutions including instructional and technology support, professional development, digital signage design and implementation, AV design and integration, service contracts, and more.

Category: Communication technology
Instagram: @tierneybrothers

Trinity3 Technology

Trinity3 Technology is your premium source for personal systems, enterprise products and services to the education marketplace. At Trinity3 we provide new and recertified brand name desktop, mobile, servers, storage and networking hardware. We offer industry leading Warranties and a portfolio of technology services; with Trinity3, it’s personal

Category: Mobile learning devices
Twitter: @Trinity3Tech

Twotrees Technologies

Twotrees Technologies, LLC is known for providing quality hardware, software, and network solutions to school systems.

Category: Computer hardware


Tyler SIS intuitively manages your district’s essential operations, helping you create greater efficiency throughout your school every day. This solution helps your staff manage and report on attendance, registration, discipline, grades, classes, assessments, and more through a simple interface and mobile app. With decades of experience creating solutions exclusively for schools, Tyler provides solutions designed to work the way school districts do.

Category: Data management and storage
Twitter: @tylertech

Unite Private Networks

Unite Private Networks offers optimal network designs that utilize, at a minimum, a one (1) GigE connection to all facilities via home run fiber from every location back to the hub site (hub and spoke design). With our Lit Fiber service offering, full scalability can be achieved with a quick and easy upgrade to the UPN provided electronics. With our Dark Fiber service offering, easy network controls allow schools to reconfigure bandwidth without the need to submit an order or wait for implementation.

Category: Communication technology
Twitter: UPNFiber

University of Illinois at Springfield

The University of Illinois at Springfield offers an online M.A. in Education with the option to pursue the following certificates, and/or endorsements: Higher Education Online Pedagogy, K-12 Education Technology Specialist, Learning Behavior Specialist 1, English as a Second Language, and Legal Aspects of Education.

Category: E-Learning

VT Services, Inc.

VT Services, Inc. has been repairing motherboards at the component-level for over 10 years. Most repair companies will diagnose and swap out defective parts. Our service team looks first for the component-level repair which typically saves our school districts more than half the cost as opposed to replacing parts. We are at your service!

Category: Computer hardware