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 for transition development (Pre-ETS, Life Skills, Social Skills, etc.), ELA, math, science, social studies, and literacy/language development with evidence- based special education strategies. Attainment's AT solutions have provided response accessibility and participation for students and staff. Hundreds of urban, suburban and rural district-wide adoptions of Attainment's CORE & LIFE SKILLS solutions have resulted in increased achievement and results on state-wide testing. Newly released is Attainment's Special Education Evidence-based Strategy Guides & collaborative tools for program improvement. A scientific research-based approach to classroom instruction! Come to our session on Thursday at 8:30 am in the Butler Room and receive EBP tools to use in your special education classrooms!  

    www.attainmentcompany.com
    Contact Attainment at: edspec@attainmentcompany.com

  • Camelot Education is an innovative and effective education solutions provider for public school districts in the United States. Many of Camelot's programs serve students disengaged from the typical education process and who often grapple with issues of extreme poverty, violence, trauma, and insecurity.  In partnership with school districts across the country, Camelot excels in creating programming and structures that re-engage students and help them overcome social, emotional and academic challenges, resulting in improved life skills and educational outcomes.

  • 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. Our management system makes assigning, tracking, and customizing training easy! Learn more and preview the courses at 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 & evidence-based content spans reading,  writing, math, dyslexia, speech and language, behavior & social-emotional learning, occupational therapy, deaf/hard of hearing, blind/visual impairment, adapted physical education, alternate academic & life skills, transition, birth to 3 supports, and success 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 lindamoodbell.com/for-schools to learn more.

  • Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. PCG's Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that serve more than 1.4 million U.S. students in more than 46,000 schools. Our EDPlan(tm) Student Success Platform offers evidence-based behavioral interventions, reporting, incident tracking, and other features to help educators make data-driven decisions that lead to improved student outcomes. To learn more, visit http://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/education/.

  • Developed by neuroscientists, the evidence-based Fast ForWord reading intervention uses a unique 3-part model to directly target and fix the root causes of language and reading difficulty. It provides students with the foundational language and cognitive skills, deliberate practice, and guided reading support they need to make fast improvements, which continue even after they finish the program.  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 customized-service approach include: 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!

    Please contact: Stetson & Associates, Inc., 14343-G Torrey Chase Blvd., Houston, Texas 77014; phone: 281.440.4220; fax: 281.440.4280. Website: https://stetsonassociates.com/.

  • Created by teachers for teachers, the Styer-Fitzgerald Program is transforming 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.

    SLP Assist provides a comprehensive solution for the school-based SLP and students. The program includes technology-driving speech and language services for students, integrated with a platform for SLPs to deliver a variety of speech and language lessons. 

    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 become a Collaborative Sponsor to engage with district leaders and gain meaningful exposure to urban school district. Sponsorship offers valuable opportunities fora . 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.