FETC 2011 Corporate Sponsors

FETC 2011 would like to thank the following Corporate Sponsors.

Platinum Sponsors

Discovery Education

Discovery Education is a division of Discovery Communications, the leading global real-world and knowledge-based media company. Our mission is to provide engaging, scientifically proven, standards-based digital educational resources to schools with the goal of making educators more effective, increasing student achievement, and connecting classrooms to a world of learning. As the leader in digital video-based learning, Discovery Education produces and distributes high-quality digital video content in easy-to-use formats and in all core-curricular subject areas to over half of US schools.>

Epson

Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, creates innovative technologies for education that lead in quality and reliability. From a full range of energy efficient 3LCD projectors and time-saving printers, to projection aids such as document cameras and audio enhancement systems, Epson is helping to transform education with cost-effective solutions.

SMART Technologies

SMART Technologies, the global leader in interactive whiteboards, develops easy-to-use integrated products and services that improve the way the world works and learns. For more than 20 years, innovation and commitment to excellence have been at the core of our business. We help educators achieve better results with technology products that support student-centered learning. Our success is driven by our deep commitment to and engagement with both the education and business communities.

Earthwalk

Earth Walk:  Earth Walk's eco-friendly mobile computer labs focus on power efficiency with the integration of features such as high efficiency laptop charging, simultaneous laptop and battery charging, continuous operation capabilities and wireless networking.

Promethean - Lighting the flame of learning.Promethean is a global education company committed to supporting teaching and learning. Our focus is on student centered and collaborative learning. We do this through our integrated technology, training, content and assessment solutions that help teachers meet individual student needs. These solutions include ActivProgress (formerly SynapticMash) a robust data-driven, evidence-based instructional improvement system, and ActivClassroom, a complete suite of interactive tools and resources designed specifically for learning, student achievement. Our products are used in more than 500,000 classrooms around the world, and Promethean Planet, the world’s largest interactive whiteboard community site, provides its almost one million members access to around 20,000 free teaching resources.

Gold Sponsors

Ernie Morris HON

Ernie Morris Enterprises is the leading dealer for Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment for educational institutions in the South East United States. Specializing in furniture for administration, classrooms, technology labs, cafeterias and media centers. We sell, service and install many great manufacturers with The Hon Company and Scholar Craft just to name a few. www.erniemorris.com

Schools and districts chose Mediasite by Sonic Foundry to automatically webcast staff training, class activities and special events. Trainers present as usual without learning new technology, employees watch in real-time or on-demand, and schools increase awareness about their programs in the community. See how Memphis City Schools put Mediasite to work at www.sonicfoundry.com/memphis.

Silver Sponsors

Mind

Founded in 1998 by scientists from the University of California, MIND is dedicated to applying research to the creation of revolutionary and highly effective K-12 math education programs. MIND is committed to helping all children, particularly those living in poverty or with limited language skills, achieve success in school and in life. With more than 10 years of strong results, MIND offers schools cost-effective solutions and a powerful tool to improve the educational outcomes of students.

Logo: Dymo-Mimio: interactive teaching technologies

Mimio began in 1997 with the goal to make learning more engaging for students, with technology that makes it easier for teachers to simply teach. Today, DYMO/Mimio is a global leader in interactive teaching technologies, and has just introduced the MimioClassroom™ family of products, our best teaching tools ever. MimioClassroom™ products encourage active participation by students, while making interactive technology easy to use. That’s what sets DYMO/Mimio apart in the world of interactive teaching.

Pearson, the global leader in Pre-K–12 education solutions, transforms education by connecting personalized, assessment-driven programs, services, school improvement strategies, and technology that deliver improved outcomes in student performance and classroom instruction. Pearson's research-based, innovative curriculum in print, digital, or blended options engages today's digital natives while empowering teachers with professional development training and services. Aligned to state standards, Pearson's curriculum materials represent the latest research and techniques from the leading experts in every discipline. The company's respected brands include Scott Foresman, Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley, Prentice Hall, AGS Globe, SuccessNet, SuccessMaker, America’s Choice, and many others.