We extend deep gratitude to our 2021 Annual Round Up Sponsors.
Please visit each Sponsor's website to learn more about their work to improve Education Equity.
Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo is a full-service law firm with over 200 attorneys in nine offices throughout California. We represent both private and public sector clients, with emphasis in the areas of employment, labor, construction, education, real estate, water, general business and business litigation, corporate and taxation. Through decades of dedicated commitment to high quality legal work and providing consistently practical management solutions to our clients, AALRR has earned a reputation as one of California’s leading law firms.
Learn more at: https://www.aalrr.com/
CFW has served California TK-14 school districts for over 30 years providing facilities planning services including comprehensive facilities planning, bond election, State aid procurement and program implementation services for construction. We are innovators in the development of 21st century learning environments with a focus on student achievement. Through our affiliate, CFW Advisory Services, we provide financial advisory services to local municipal entities including school and community college districts. For more information please contact:
Mr. Greg Norman, firstname.lastname@example.org – State Aid Manager
Mr. Abel Guillen, email@example.com – Executive Vice President
F3 Law represents nearly 500 of California’s educational institutions and related agencies. These institutions include school districts, community college districts, SELPAs, county offices of education and public agencies. The firm is guided by a desire to assemble the most knowledgeable and skilled attorneys in the nation to represent our current and future clients.
Newsela is a K-12 instructional content platform that connects educators with high-quality, digital-first instructional materials across subjects offering authentic, relevant instructional content at five reading levels, ranging from current events and popular culture to primary sources, historical fiction, and examples of real world phenomena.
Learn4Life is a network of non-profit public schools that provides students personalized learning, career training, and life skills. Each school is locally controlled, tuition free, and gives students the flexibility and one-on-one attention they need to succeed.
Learn more at: https://learn4life.org
Nadar Ali II
External Affairs Administrator
Guided Compass is a black-owned career development technology platform. It helps teachers and work-based learning coordinators better serve as intermediaries between students and the working world. With Guided Compass, districts / schools can create personalized supportive personal development communities for career exploration, financial literacy, project-based learning, and work-based learning.
Guided Compass integrates with Schoology, Clever, and other other platforms to help teachers and work-based learning coordinators deliver 1,000+ hours of career development and financial literacy curriculum.
Chief Executive Officer
As a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts, Renaissance is committed to providing educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. The Renaissance portfolio, used in over one-third of US schools and in more than 100 countries worldwide, includes Star Assessments, for reliable, accurate insights into K–12 student learning; myIGDIs, for accurate assessment of early learning; myON, to increase students’ access to high-quality reading materials; Accelerated Reader, to support independent reading practice; Freckle, for teacher-led differentiated instruction; and Schoolzilla, to give educators actionable insights into trends in student attendance and achievement.
Learn more at: https://www.renaissance.com/
Amy Callahan, California Strategic Partnerships
EveryDay Labs scales districts’ PreK–12 attendance initiatives through evidence-based attendance nudges. Their EveryDay Absence Intervention unites behavioral science, data science, and evidence-based family engagement strategies to deliver personalized, supportive nudges to families that are proven to prevent absences district-wide.
Their EveryDay Absence Intervention enhances prevention and early intervention districtwide, while their analytics tools and professional learning help districts optimize additional interventions based on district-, school, and student-level attendance patterns and trends.
The California Council on Economic Education promotes financial literacy and economic education for K-12 teachers and students throughout California.
For more information please contact:
Denise Gutierrez,President and CEO
Hazel Health partners with schools to eliminate barriers to quality healthcare for all children. Hazel’s culturally competent care team works alongside school nurses and parents to treat students’ physical and behavioral health conditions, connect families to local health resources, and advise on the next steps to ensure continuity of care. As the only telehealth provider designed specifically for schools, Hazel adheres to FERPA, HIPAA, and district policies for on-demand doctor visits from school or home.
Sean Bradley, Community Engagement and Governmental Relations
Founded in 1969, Curriculum Associates designs researched-based products including i-Ready, i-Ready Classroom Mathematics, and Magnetic Reading that provide flexible resources that deliver meaningful assessments and data-driven, differentiated instruction for children. The company's products and outstanding customer service provide teachers and administrators with the resources necessary for teaching diverse student populations and fostering learning for all students.
For more information please contact:
Juli Toles | Sales Director – Southern California
INSTRUCTIONAL ACCESS, INC. – “Diploma Access Academy” – Let’s partner so we can recover and graduate your vulnerable students!
Since its inception in 1998, Instructional Access has benefited over 30,000 underserved and under resourced youth. One of its key programs, Diploma Access Academy, is a diploma granting and career certification program serving student who are credit deficient, have separated, or are at risk of dropping out of high school or alternative education programs.
Mr. DeNae Reagins
Instructional Access, Inc.
231 E. Alessandro Blvd. Suite A305
Riverside, CA 92508
ClassLink is a leading provider of cloud-based education products that connect educators and students with their classroom, curriculum, and each other in richer, more powerful ways. As leading advocates for open data standards, we offer instant access to apps and files with single sign-on, streamline class rostering, automate account provisioning, and provide actionable analytics. ClassLink empowers 14 million students and staff in over 1,800 school systems.
VP of Instructional Technology
BARR is a strengths-based educational model that provides schools with a comprehensive approach to meeting the academic, social, and emotional needs of all students through the power of data and relationships.
BARR Manager of National Recruitment
Teachers and educational leaders continue to choose Grand Canyon University to pursue their passion in teaching and leading either online or on GCU’s vibrant, growing campus. GCU’s College of Education has a rich heritage in delivering quality education for those whose purpose is to change lives in schools and communities. GCU’s academic offerings include bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, as well as continuing education courses. Students reach their goals in a supportive environment that values a philosophy of learning, leading and serving.
University Development Manager
Expatiate Communications is a comprehensive special education management consulting firm, bringing passion, dedication and a wealth of experience in understanding and solving the complex challenges in special education. Expatiate is a hands-on partner in meeting the sometimes difficult and painful challenges of providing quality instruction and services for all students. We focus on building innovative and sustainable programs that make full use of data and technology tools, offering targeted support and consulting to schools, districts, charter schools and County Offices of Education.
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
844 387 5836
SchoolsFirst FCU is the largest credit union for school employees in the nation. We serve the entire state of California and make it our mission to provide our Members with World-Class Personal Service and financial security.
Specialist, School and Community Relations
At Thrively, we believe that every child has a genius and deserves to thrive. Our K-12 learner centered platform increases self-awareness, develops wellbeing, builds strong social-emotional skills, and engages learners in collaborative problem-solving.
Senior Vice President