• Corporate Partners Silver Level


  • apptegy

    Apptegy is a unique mobile application intended to build school marketing and school communications. The company's platform assists to build the brand of schools with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant school marketing strategies and sharing the stories of student achievements that happen in classrooms, stadiums, and auditoriums, enabling schools to continuously send text messages, voice calls, social media posts, and smartphone push notifications that instantly reach to the target audience. Click Here to learn more. 

    Buy Board The BuyBoard National Purchasing Cooperative helps save time and money while purchasing the products school systems use every day. Would you like to save time and money? BuyBoard is an online purchasing cooperative designed to streamline the purchasing process and help its members make confident buying decisions. Contracts and vendors awarded through BuyBoard have been competitively procured, to assist members with compliance with local and state procurement requirements and a documented audit trail. Transparency in the procurement process is treated with a high degree of focus and is of paramount importance. All vendors are treated on equal terms and are on the same plane of competition. Click Here to learn more. 


    Engie is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. Together with its 96,000 employees, its customers, partners and stakeholders, Engie is committed to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral world, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally-friendly solutions. Inspired by its purpose (“raison d’être”), Engie reconciles economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet, building on its key businesses (gas, renewable energy, services) to offer competitive solutions to our customers. Click Here to learn more. 


    Equitable Advisors Equitable Advisors has been one of America’s leading financial services providers since 1859. With its mission to help clients secure their financial well-being, Equitable provides advice, protection and retirement strategies to individuals, families and small businesses. Equitable has more than 8,000 employees and Equitable Advisors financial professionals and serves 2.8 million clients across the country. Equitable's team of financial professionals is available to help K-12 educators with their supplemental employer-sponsored retirement plans. Click Here to learn more.   

    FGM ArchitectsFGM Architects is an employee-owned professional service firm with an emphasis on service. Its projects respond to the goals of its clients, the context of their sites, the environment that sustains them and the communities they serve. FGM Architects practices architecture and interior design. Its portfolio of projects has earned the firm significant recognition, including the 2018 Northeastern Illinois Chapter of the American Institute of Architect’s Distinguished Firm Award, recognizing our contributions to communities and to the profession. Click Here to learn more.  

    FranczekFranczek has one of the largest teams of K-12 education lawyers in Illinois. The law firm works with school districts, schools, and cooperatives of all sizes—ranging from hundreds to hundreds of thousands of students—in all areas of the State. Franczek attorneys form a unique partnership with the schools they serve, working with school and governing board members and administrators to find solutions to difficult problems and provide practical, clear, and comprehensive advice. Franczek’s unique position as a leader in all aspects of education, labor and employment, and immigration law allows Franczek to offer unparalleled depth and experience at a consistent and competitive cost. Click Here to learn more. 


    Gaggle is a pioneer in helping K-12 districts manage student safety on school-provided technology. Gaggle's monitoring service uses a powerful combination of technology and trained safety experts to provide real-time analysis and review of students' use of school-provided digital accounts and platforms. Click Here to learn more.

    lifetouchFor more than 80 years, Lifetouch has been the professional photography company of choice for schools and families. Built on the tradition of “Picture Day”, Lifetouch captures smiling faces from preschool through high school graduation, as well as sports, special events, seniors, and yearbooks. Additional photography services are offered through JCPenney Portraits by Lifetouch, helping families capture special milestones nationwide. Click Here to learn more. 


    law firmMiller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd. continues its proud tradition of serving Illinois schools with unmatched dedication to strong client relationships forged through integrity, honesty and passion for our work.  We are committed to continually supporting school administrators and board members to find effective, legally sound, creative, and common sense solutions for any challenges school districts in Illinois may face. The firm now serves clients with advice in several diverse fields of expertise, in school law, education law, labor law, investigations, federal and Illinois discrimination law, university student and employee matters and a comprehensive civil private practice. Click Here to learn more. 


    Quest Food Management Quest Food Management Services was founded in 1985 in Lombard, Illinois, with the goal of providing fresh, made from scratch food and intensely personal service. Today, the company has grown to over $75 million in annual revenue through its partnerships with over 115 accounts in the Midwest. Quest Food Management Services provides services to business & industry, higher education, conference centers, and the K-12 segment. It has a depth of experience in facility and equipment design and construction, and offers a wealth of expertise in nutrition, marketing, food safety and sanitation, staff management and community building. Click Here to learn more.  

    Robbins SchwartzRobbins Schwartz was founded on the principle that schools and colleges are unique environments best served by a law firm that concentrates on the legal issues affecting them. The firm represents over 250 educational entities, including community colleges, public school districts, special education cooperatives, and vocational cooperatives. Robbins Schwartz attorneys equip their clients with risk management guidance they need to conserve fiscal and human resources for their core educational mission. Robbins Schwartz has four decades of experience helping educational institutions manage challenges posed by continually evolving legal requirements. Click Here to learn more. 



    SuperEval is an online platform used to conduct education leadership evaluations. Built with school leaders in mind, the SuperEval platform is easy to use and includes many features. Different roles, including a district clerk designation, make it easier than ever to keep up with your evaluation data throughout the year. Click Here to learn more.

    TCG Advisors

    TCG, a HUB International company, is a fee-based investment and consulting firm that was founded in 2000. TCG focuses on delivering plan administration solutions that help lessen school administrative duties. Key Services include457(b) Retirement Savings Plan; 403(b) Plan Administration; 401(a) Incentive and Retention Plans; FICA Alternative Plan and FinPath Financial Wellness. Click Here to learn more.


    VeregyVeregy is an industry leader in energy efficiency solutions, solar and smart building technology. It believes innovation — together with unparalleled service — creates the most long-term value for its clients. Veregy’s experienced and dedicated team develop and deliver customized strategies to resolve client’s facility challenges, while optimizing building performance and reducing energy consumption. Veregy also believes in bringing out the best in each other. Customer relationships built on transparency last longer, which is at the core of everything it does. Click Here to learn more.