Blackboard’s unique approach to K-12 education provides a way for students to learn in a safe, connected, and technologically savvy environment. Our platform focuses on three foundational challenges districts face: maintaining a safe and secure space for academic achievement, engaging and informing the entire community, and advancing personalized, competency-based learning. Visit Blackboard’s website at http://www.blackboard.com/ to learn more.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. Visit https://www.buyboard.com/Home.aspx for more information.
The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of over 6,000 of the world’s leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education. Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT® and the Advanced Placement Program®. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators, and schools. For further information, visit www.collegeboard.org.
Environmental Consultants, LLC is a leading provider of environmental services to schools throughout Illinois. We specialize in asbestos, lead in drinking water and indoor air quality issues. Our staff coaches school districts through our preventative maintenance programs to provide a safe learning and working environment. Visit http://www.environmentconsultantsllc.com/index.htm for more information.
FGM Architects works with people and organizations that serve others and impact lives. We recognize the importance of a school not only to its students, faculty, staff and administrators, but to the entire community as well. With a clear vision, collaborative process and attention to detail, we strive to create rich, sustainable learning environments that provide a proud heritage for decades to come. Click here for more information.
First Midstate Incorporated is an investment banking firm located in Bloomington, Illinois, with over 50 years of experience and specialization in the planning, structuring and marketing of Illinois Municipal Bonds. We have extensive experience with many different types of school district Municipal Bond issues and financing methods, i.e., Life Safety Bonds, School Building Bonds, Alternate Revenue Bonds, Lease/Debt Certificates, School Refunding Bonds, Funding Bonds, Working Cash Fund Bonds, County School Facility Sales Tax, etc. We are focused on and dedicated to providing the highest level of personal and professional service to our clients and believe in building and maintaining long-term relationships. Our client relationships and expertise have withstood the test of time, as many are multi-decade. Learn more about First Midstate Incorporated at www.firstmidstate.com.Municipal Advisory Services including Bond Financing, Referendum Assistance, Levy Preparation, and Cash Flow Projections. Specializing in District self-purchase of Bonds for investment income, and assisting with Local Sales of Bonds to your community investors. Learn more at http://kingsfinancialconsulting.com/.
Miller, 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. Visit http://www.millertracy.com/ to learn more.
Single Path uses an innovative model to work with district leadership and align the integration of technology with its mission to improve student learning. We are unique because we have a company of experienced educators, administrators, superintendents, and technology consultants that can deliver and execute upon a district’s vision. Vision http://www.singlepath.com/ for more information.Whether it's staff, students, parents or whole communities, Thoughtexchange effortlessly connects you to your stakeholders. People confidentally share thoughts, appreciate other points of view and understand how perspectives connect to decisions. Patented analysis and visualization tools provide the insights you need to take action with confidence. Visit www.thoughtexchange.com to learn more.