NCSSA would like to thank our corporate partners whose generous support helps us fund our mission. Their investment in NCSSA helps us better serve our members and connect the public school leadership community. NCSSA salutes our President's Circle and Leadership Alliance Partners!
Builder Services of North Carolina is the leader in comprehensive restoration services to the greater Raleigh area. We are dedicated to our customer’s and their property. Builder Service of NC maintain outstanding customer service through unsurpassed craftsmanship and reliable project management. Their expert team consists of construction, restoration and remodeling specialists who are always striving to exceed expectations.
Curriculum Associates is a rapidly growing education company committed to making classrooms better places for teachers and students. We believe that all children have the chance to succeed, and our research-based, award-winning products, including i-Ready, Ready, BRIGANCE and other programs provide teachers and administrators with flexible resources that deliver meaningful assessments and data-driven, differentiated instruction for children.
For nearly three decades, FranklinCovey Education has been one of the world’s most prominent and trusted providers of educational leadership development, school systems change management, and comprehensive social emotional learning solutions.
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Kloud-12’s mission is to create safer, thriving classrooms through the use of 360 video and high fidelity audio. Kloud-12 provides visible data for teachers to make informed classroom choices and easily post lessons to their LMS, providing students with content libraries. Kloud-12 Live seamlessly connects students in the classroom and home for quality synchronous learning. Kloud-12, taking the complexity out of classroom video since 2016, enabling teachers to focus on students instead of wrestling with technology!
Mark III has assembled a team of expert finance officers, insurance carrier representatives and underwriters, and former top school officials. They each work for you – the employer and employee – to provide the best insurance solutions possible.
As a family business, Mark III believes that everyone needs insurance and no matter what the health issue may be, we will help you secure insurance. We work for the customer and not the insurance company. Providing the best products available at the highest level of customer service is what we do and who we are.
Participate Learning is your partner for implementing global education in K-12 schools. We are committed to empowering educators to strengthen student outcomes and promote cultural understanding at home and abroad.
As the leading provider of cloud-based software in K-12 education, PowerSchool connects students, teachers, administrators, and parents with the shared goal of improving student outcomes.
Pierce Group Benefits is a full service benefits brokerage company that specializes in designing and administering benefits packages for North Carolina Public Education. Pierce Group currently serves over 140 NC Education Entities including Public School Systems, Community Colleges and Charter Schools with over 170,000 employees. Pierce Group provides superior benefits with personal service and is a one-stop-shop for all your benefit needs.
Scholastic Education is your literacy partner that helps districts transform fragmented services into a fully integrated continuum of supports to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of all students. Our Mission is to encourage the intellectual and personal growth of all children, beginning with literacy.
At Age of Learning, our mission is to help children build a strong foundation for academic success and inspire a lifelong love of learning. As a leading education technology provider, we blend education best practices, innovative technology, and insightful creativity to deliver in engaging, effective educational experiences that bring learning to life.
In addition to the successful ABCmouse and Adventure Academy programs, our product portfolio now includes the new individualized adaptive learning programs My Math Academy and My Reading Academy. These programs’ unique instructional design puts children at the center of a fully supportive “Personalized Mastery Learning Ecosystem™” that instructs, motivates, challenges and supports each student exactly as needed. Web-based and phone-based data dashboards provide real-time, actionable guidance for administrators, teachers, and families, and state-specific reports track student progress against their state’s reading and math standards.
Audio Enhancement, Inc. was founded in 1978 by Claudia Anderson with the simple idea that “learning begins with hearing.” As the mother of two hearing impaired children, Claudia wanted to provide them with the best education possible. She began to design audio systems to aid hearing impaired children in the classroom. It quickly became clear that the use of sound reinforcement would help all the students in the classroom. Classroom Audio Systems allow the teacher’s voice to be heard clearly, no matter where the students sit in the classroom. Audio Enhancement’s mission is to equip every classroom with the technology needed to empower learning at the highest level.
Cambridge Assessment International Education is a global organization with a 160-year history as part of the University of Cambridge that partners with schools and districts around the world with a shared goal of making education transformation a reality. Cambridge International offers a fully integrated and flexible K-12 educational system that aligns curriculum, pedagogy, and assessments, and is currently used by U.S. schools, including in North Carolina. In North Carolina, Cambridge high school courses and examinations can be used for graduation requirements as well as college-level credit.
Meet Chartwells and SSC! We do one thing and one thing only: support schools. Whether it’s making cafeterias the happiest places in schools or ensuring classrooms and facilities sparkle and shine, we are the best at what we do because it’s all we do. No other companies offer this level of specialization and partnership.
Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Through its award-winning multimedia content, instructional supports, and innovative classroom tools, Discovery Education helps educators deliver equitable learning experiences engaging all students and supporting higher academic achievement on a global scale. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 140 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and trusted organizations to empower teachers with leading edtech solutions that support the success of all learners.
For more information, contact Anna Strassner at AStrassner@discoveryed.com.
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DreamBox Learning is the only K-8 digital math program powered by students, built by and for educators, and independently proven to positively impact student achievement. Both during and between lessons, DreamBox dynamically adapts and differentiates in real time based not only on students’ answers, but also on how they solve problems. Along with actionable reporting and tools that empower classroom differentiation for all learners, DreamBox also gives teachers content-specific professional development relevant to the math their students are learning, provides administrators with insights about how all students are progressing, and enables strong connections between home and school.
Whether your objective is to boost test scores, raise graduation rates, implement personalized learning, or improve college and career readiness, a partnershp with Edmentum means access to a team of education technology professionals committed to making sure your investment enhances student achievement. As a partner to over 8,000 districts in all fifty states and schools across 75 countries, we work hard to be masters of our trade – making sure that rigor, simplicity, and innovation drive how we deliver digital curriculum, proven assessments, and educational services. At Edmentum, our goal is to make personalized learning an achievable reality in every classroom.
First Financial Group of America has 40 years’ experience protecting families by offering insurance and investment products through your employer. We are a full service broker who has professional relationships with over 120 different insurance and investment companies. We are continually shopping the market for our clients in an effort to assure that our clients and their employees are offered the best voluntary benefits for the very best price available. At First Financial, we’re there every step of the way, helping you plan and protect your financial future.
HES Facilities Management is a privately held business, headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, with regional locations and partnerships across the country. Our leadership has decades of experience providing custodial and facilities management services to educational facilities ranging from Public Education’s K-12 school districts to higher education institutions.
Imagine Learning empowers educators to enable breakthroughs for every student by enabling them with the most forward-thinking solutions. Our belief in the power of every learner’s unique potential is what drives us to create research-based, dynamic curricula that can adapt to meet each student where they are. We provide digital-first K–12 programs for core instruction, courseware, supplemental support, personalized intervention, and assessment.
Johnson Controls has been serving schools and educational institutions for well over a century. In fact, the very roots of Johnson Controls lie in education: Warren Johnson, a college professor in Wisconsin, created the first thermostat in 1883 to make classrooms more comfortable and more efficient. He went on to found Johnson Controls.
Today, we develop, install, and service a full range of building equipment, systems, and solutions for schools and campuses of all shapes and sizes. Our solution set includes climate equipment, controls, and lighting; fire and life-safety systems; and security solutions and services. We provide robust, intelligent, and highly integrated systems for building and campus management as well as sustainability and renewable energy solutions. We also offer creative ways for schools and school districts to finance infrastructure and operational improvements.
Every student, at every level, deserves the chance to succeed. A well-managed facility can help you give them that chance.
Just Right Reader’s Science of Reading decodables accelerate reading achievement with research-backed Classroom Libraries and Take-Home Decodable Packs available in Spanish and English. Each of our 400+ titles is filled with colorful illustrations and diverse characters in authentic and relatable situations. Each decodable features tools for classroom implementation to support small group instruction, and individual video phonics lessons in Spanish and English—a great tool for strengthening caregiver engagement. Best of all, our decodables align to all phonics programs, including LETRS, making it easy for districts and teachers to implement Science of Reading decodables into their curriculum. To learn more about their decodables, click HERE.
LearnPlatform is now part of Instructure, an education technology company dedicated to elevating student success, amplifying the power of teaching, and inspiring everyone to learn together. With a commitment to expand equitable access to all students, LearnPlatform’s comprehensive edtech effectiveness system and evidence-as-a-service solutions of the same name are used by educators, leaders and their partners to modernize their learning environments and drive academic and financial return on their investments. The research-based technology equips school districts, state agencies, philanthropic organizations and providers to ensure their edtech interventions and investments are safe, equitable, cost-efficient and effective for all students.
For more information, visit: learnplatform.com
Founded more than 30 years ago, Lexia stands as one of the most rigorously researched, independently evaluated, and respected reading programs in the world. All of Lexia’s products are designed according to the latest scientific findings in education and are centered on empowering literacy educators by providing a personalized approach to learning, ongoing data to drive instruction, resources for face-to-face instruction, and proactive implementation support.
Designing Solutions. Building Trust. Enriching Lives. Moseley Architects, a full service architectural, engineering, planning, and interior design firm, is committed to making a positive difference in the communities we serve. We enthusiastically embrace the challenge of developing creative facility solutions in collaboration with our clients. Our commitment to a culture of quality, responsiveness, and integrity earns the trust of those we work with and fosters long term, productive relationships. We value the deep sense of satisfaction gained from the knowledge that our work plays a role in enriching the day-to-day experiences of those who live, work, learn, and play in the buildings we have designed.
Ever wanted to know where the money raised by the lottery goes? You’ve come to the right place. When you play the lottery, you aren’t just getting a chance to win big, you’re helping students and schools across the state. Over $936 million in money raised by the lottery supported education programs in all of North Carolina’s 100 counties last year. That’s the 2020-21 school year. While these funds represent only a portion of the state’s overall education budget, the money we raise makes a difference – just see for yourself. NC Education Lottery — Winning for Education!
Newsela takes authentic, real world content from trusted sources and makes it instruction ready for K-12 classrooms. Each text is published at five reading levels, so content is accessible to every learner. With our social studies collection custom-made for North Carolina, educators can drive inquiry-based learning with instructional materials that cover the rich history, geography, and government of North Carolina. With over 15,000 texts on our platform and 10 new texts published every day across 20+ genres, Newsela enables educators to go deep on any subject they choose.
Promethean is a leading education technology company working to transform the way the world learns and collaborates. From our founding in Blackburn, England, almost 25 years ago to our global operations in 22 countries today, we’ve continued to explore, innovate, and inspire—designing learning and collaboration tools that are built for breakthroughs. Our award-winning interactive display, ActivPanel, and lesson delivery software, ActivInspire and ClassFlow, were designed to engage students, connect colleagues, and bring out the brilliance in everyone.
Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG employs over 2,500 professionals in more than 40 offices worldwide. PCG offers education consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources. To learn more, visit:
Renaissance creates assessment and practice solutions that put learning analytics to work for educators, saving hours of prep time while making truly personalized learning possible. Schools nationwide use their solutions to analyze students’ abilities and guide high-quality instruction. Renaissance helps teachers teach better, students learn better, and school administrators lead better—all to improve academic outcomes.