Partners and Sponsors

Partners

The Urban Collaborative works with Corporate Partners to bring members the latest resources and research. Our Corporate Partners support and contribute to the success of our semi-annual member meetings, joining us in our mission to improve educational outcomes and life opportunities of children and youth with disabilities.

Corporate partnership is limited to a select number of companies that have a record of distinction for providing services and/or supports to urban school districts in their efforts to improve outcomes for students with disabilities. Corporate Partners make a yearly contribution based upon the partnership level chosen. Partnership enables them to participate in our meetings and share with Members how their products and services help enrich life opportunities for students with disabilities. To learn more, please read our Partner & Sponsor Brochure

If your company would like to become an Urban Collaborative Corporate Partner, contact Pilar Miranda at pmiranda@edc.org.

If you represent a school district, and your district has worked with a company that would be a good match for our Corporate Partners Program, complete our referral form.

Upon receipt of your referral form, we will mail the referred company our Partner and Sponsor brochure with detailed information regarding the different levels of investment and associated benefits.

  • Attainment is the leading provider of blended solutions with traditional curricula, manipulatives, apps, software, and assistive technologies for special education. Attainment is a district leader of skill development in core instruction, workforce development, supported living, and community outcomes for over 35 years! A scientific research-based approach to instruction - ensures teacher satisfaction & student success in ELA, math, science, social studies, literacy/language, transition, daily/personal care skills, and self-advocacy.

    NEW in 2018: Pre-ETS & ALCOT. Pre-ETS provides a comprehensive curricular solution to transition skill development with both in and out of class instruction. ALCOT is the evidenced based Special Education Program Improvement Process. ALCOT identifies program strengths & needs based on evidence-based practices with an easy one-page collaborative tool used by administrators and teachers.

    Visit: www.Attainmentcompany.com to learn more!

  • Exceptional Child, created by Vector Solutions, is an online professional development system that delivers important training to all staff who serve your special education population. You'll find evidence-based training on ADHD, Autism, Behavior, Co-Teaching, English Learners, Gifted Learners, IEPs, Paraeducator Roles and Responsibilities, Restraint and Seclusion, Special Education Law, Universal Design for Learning, and more, all in one convenient system. Every multimedia-rich online course is written by one of the nation's leading experts and includes interventions, actionable ideas, assessments, helpful reference materials, and a certificate of completion. It's the perfect solution to provide online professional development for all staff who support your students with exceptionalities, including general education teachers, special education teachers, paraeducators, and more. Our new series of 15-20 minute Essentials Courses provide a great foundation for paraeducators and other support staff. And our management system makes assigning, tracking, and customizing training easy! Learn more and preview the courses at http://www.exceptionalchild.com or contact us at 800-434-0154.

  • At Goalbook, we empower teachers to transform instruction so that ALL students succeed. We blend pedagogical research and intuitive technology into our easy-to-use online tool and leading professional development for educators. We partner with over 500 district customers in 45 states, working closely with district and school leaders to create scalable and sustainable change to instructional practice. Former teachers and administrators, Daniel Jhin Yoo and Justin Su, started Goalbook and our research-based content spans Pre-K to Grade 12 in the subjects of Reading, Math, Writing, Behavior, Social and Emotional Learning, Speech, Autism, Transition, Occupational Therapy, and Alternative Academic and Life Skills.

    Visit: www.goalbookapp.com!

  • Lindamood-Bell is committed to teaching children and adults to read and comprehend to their potential. Since 1986, the organization has provided literacy solutions and professional development for schools around the world. Their programs have been used successfully with diverse schools and students, helping to significantly raise student achievement, especially for struggling readers and students with disabilities. Research initiatives include collaborations with MIT, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and previously with Wake Forest and Georgetown University. Lindamood-Bell has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, featured in Time, US News and World Report, Neuron, and NeuroImage, and has appeared on CNN and PBS. Lindamood-Bell is accredited by AdvancED.

    Visit http://lindamoodbell.com/for-schools to learn more.

  • Founded in 2011 by Jonathan Izak, ONEder develops simple tools for empowering educators and maximizing the unique abilities of every student. By using advanced technology in simple ways, ONEder enables administrators, professionals, teachers, and all those involved in the special education ecosystem to have common goals and a clear understanding of progress to make data-driven decisions. ONEder is the only platform that delivers solutions that meet the requirements of academic standards and functional needs, while addressing the unique needs of each student and his or her IEP goals.

    Visit www.oneder.com

  • PCG Education, a division of Public Consulting Group (PCG), is a national leader in K-12 education consulting, with special education management systems serving more than 1.4 million U.S. students in more than 46,000 schools. Our EdPlan(tm) Student Behavior Management tools offer evidence-based behavioral interventions, reporting, incident tracking, and other features to help educators make data-driven decisions about individual students. EdPlan(tm) includes a complete digital student portfolio, along with appropriate guidance to school staff members for each step in the process. Visit:

    www.pcgeducation.com

  • Developed by neuroscientists, Fast ForWord is a strong, evidence-based program that uses a unique three-step model to provide students with learning disabilities the foundational language and cognitive skills, intensive practice, and guided reading support that they need to catch up, once and for all. With SmartLearning Technology, this intelligent back-end engine intuits when a student is struggling and provides just-in-time interventions personalized to each learner's strengths and weaknesses. Educators can deliver smarter, more focused interventions and faster results for the nation's most vulnerable students. Visit: www.scilearn.com

  • Education in America presents both abundant opportunities and challenges. The nationally recognized educational consultants of Stetson & Associates, Inc. provide help with both! Our team is dedicated to serving children and educators. Bringing learning success within the reach of every student has been our mission for over 20 years!

    Trademarks of our customer-service approach include:

      • A systems-view of change that is lasting and meaningful
      • Research-based, effective practices focus
      • Training and technical assistance experience that models highly effective adult learning techniques; and,
      • Online professional development accessible anytime, anywhere!

        Stetson & Associates, Inc. is pleased to support the Inclusive Schools Network, a global resource and network of professionals, families, schools and organizations focusing on inclusive education around the world.

        Visit http://inclusiveschools.org/ for free information and resources!

        Contact Information:

        Stetson & Associate Stetson & Associates, Inc.
        14343-G Torrey Chase Blvd
        Houston, Texas 77014
        281.440.4220 phone
        281.440.4280 fax
        http://www.stetsonassociates.com
  • Created by teachers for teachers, the Styer-Fitzgerald Program is the key to special education. With its comprehensive approach to teaching functional skills to students with moderate to severe disabilities, including autism, the Program encourages students to be as independent as possible. The individualized elementary and secondary curricula span from kindergarten through transition providing a much-needed cohesiveness between grade levels. This model maximizes the full potential of each child, while eliminating issues of repetitive busywork.   

    The assessment measures the present level of student performance and appropriately places students in each curriculum content area. Easy-to-use lesson plans and a comprehensive data-tracking system are the core of the Program, offering age-appropriate IEP goals, direction, accountability, and a consistent and clear measurement of progress over time. The Program is available in both print and cloud for maximum application and versatility.

    To learn more, visit www.SDESworks.com.

    Thank you for the opportunity to serve students together!

  • TeachTown is exclusively focused on providing solutions for students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and emotional and behavioral disorders.

    Through a blend of computer-delivered and teacher-led ABA instruction, TeachTown Basics is an evidence-based curriculum that provides academic, cognitive, and social/emotional support for students.

    TeachTown Elementary Social Skills and Middle School Social Skills are comprehensive character-based video-modeling curricula that teach students in elementary and middle school socially relevant social skills.

    Meta-Play provides systematic early intervention to students aged 18-months to four-years old with behavioral disorders, intellectual disabilities, and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

    Be Safe is a video-modeling curriculum for teens and young adults that provides appropriate skills necessary for safely responding to community officers and professionals.

    Transition to Adulthood program is for transition-aged students that uses point-of-view modeling, task analyses, computer-based lessons, teacher-delivered lessons, and visual supports to teach a range of critical, function skills.

    Visit: www.teachtown.com

Sponsors

The Urban Collaborative partners with Events Sponsors to bring members the latest research and resources. Event Sponsors support and contribute to the success of our semi-annual member meetings, joining us in our mission to improve educational outcomes and life opportunities of children and youth with disabilities.

Event Sponsorship based upon the sponsor level chosen, is limited to a select number of companies that have a record of distinction for providing services and/or supports to urban school districts in their efforts to improve outcomes for students with disabilities. Event Sponsors make a yearly contribution to our operating budget. Sponsorship enables them to participate in our meetings and share with Members how their products and services help enrich life opportunities for students with disabilities.

 

A company may elect to be an Event Sponsor at one of three levels of investment--Benefactor, Supporter, or Contributor--gaining specific, value-added exposure. Each level offers opportunities for a company to showcase its products, services, and ideas to our Members and Associate Members across the country. To learn more, please read our Partner & Sponsor Brochure.

If your company would like to participate in our meetings as an Event Sponsor, contact Pilar Miranda at pmiranda@edc.org.

If you represent a school district, and your district has worked with a company that would be a good match for our Event Sponsor Program, complete our referral form.

Upon receipt of your referral form, we will mail the referred company our Partner and Sponsor brochure with detailed information regarding the different levels of investment and associated benefits.