Top 20 K-12 Technology Solution Companies - 2019

Today’s K-12 education market is nearly unrecognizable compared to just a decade ago, and education facilities have been forced to adapt to an industry that is overwhelmed with flux. With numerous benefits to offer, digital learning has become an essential part of the education system. It has been boon to both teachers and students equally. It empowers students to adapt to advanced educational technology, cutting across socio-economic and geographical boundaries and helps teachers keep track of upcoming events, get easy access to courseware and more. These disruptive technological innovations are driving the learning and teaching methodologies in new directions.

Bringing the real world into classrooms is something a lot of educational institutions are trying to do. Schools are now adopting virtual and augmented reality in classrooms that create new opportunities in teaching and learning while improving the student experience and revolutionizes distance learning. Artificial intelligence is another most intriguing technological advancement that will continue to shine. The industry will see AI assistants creatively interacting with students and predicting the pace of their learning just by analyzing students’ answers to questions.

In the wake of these technology transitions, we are glad to feature K-12 solution providers like Lumen Touch and Treeno Software and K-12 service/consultancy providers like Centric Learning Systems, Premier Wireless, and Radix Technologies that are at the forefront of revolutionizing the education space through their groundbreaking solutions.

We present to you CIOReview's "20 Most Promising K-12 Technology Solution Providers - 2019".

Top K-12 Companies

Founded in 2003, Integrity Network Solutions is a provider of quality support for academic and commercial network environment. With the belief that business can be managed in a way that benefits both this company and the school corporations and businesses it serves, Integrity Network Solutions strives to foster a genuinely exceptional work atmosphere for men and women. The company's goal is to create an atmosphere, a culture, of respect and trust. This culture will produce leadership that cares about relationships, and more importantly, about people

Lumen Touch offers all-in-one system to schools and school districts to create a secure learning and management environment. Lumen Touch integrates all of the backend and other information-rich systems to supply output in the form of dashboards and measurements to the different members and stakeholders within the school district community. Lumen Touch also provides data to students’ phones and any other technology accessible to them, so that they can be empowered with their own data. Lumen Touch’s dashboard system enables school districts to monitor the performance of students individually or of the district as a whole

Standard For Success is an easy to use and adaptable solution that helps schools build effective teacher evaluation programs starting from the ground up with their fully customizable teacher evaluation software. According to the solution, teachers' evaluation isn't just about improving teachers; it's about providing students with the maximum potential to learn by implementing our software and using our services in coordination with their evaluation process. Standard For Success offers an online evaluation experience that is user-friendly, customizable, and backed by professionals who understand the challenges facing today's educators. We have customer service and technical support teams ready to assist your school or district as needed

Treeno offers a proven cloud-based electronic document management (EDM) solution that allows schools to create, capture, file, label, and retrieve documents with minimal clicks. Treeno provides a centralized view of all the documents to aid users in tracking their movement within their organization for improved productivity. Treeno helps schools and districts lower expenses by providing a secure, audited repository where documents of all kinds can be stored and shared with groups of users based on granular permission setting ability. School districts use Treeno to secure curriculum records, transcripts, individualized education plans, certifications, human resource files, accounting, payroll, and more

For more than 185 years, HMH is a global leader in K–12 education. MH provides comprehensive learning solutions to help all students achieve their maximum potential. The company has inspired all the learners to activate curiosity, elevate potential, and identify their moments of brilliance and breakthrough. The company reaches out to over 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, HMH also delights readers throughout the world with award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles. Adapting continuously and shaping the changing education landscape, HMH's programs are uniquely designed to offer students, families, teachers, families, and administrators a path to success from the first day of Pre-K to graduation day

Blackboard

Blackboard

One of the largest education technology companies in the world, Blackboard, understands that the way of education is changing, people's learning is dynamic, and that the education landscape is continuously evolving. They aim to partner with the global education community to enable student and institutional success by leveraging innovative technologies and services. The company's services include recruitment solutions like marketing research, marketing, and enrollment, students success services like IT help desk, one-stop students, and retention support, and consulting solutions like strategic, analytics, digital teaching, educational, and technical solutions

Diamond Assets

Diamond Assets

Diamond Assets partners with organizations in the education, corporate, and government sectors to maximize the residual value of the Apple devices. Unlike recyclers and buy-back companies, the company go beyond the transaction by coaching and guiding our customers toward a cycle of financial sustainability. Their white-glove service, enhanced trade-in values, and dedicated account management make it easy for organizations to refresh to the latest technology. The company was founded in the year 2014 and is located in Milton, Wisconsin. The company's advanced and continued conversations on sustainability and total cost of ownership with ideas support the organization’s financial needs.

EverBright Media

EverBright Media

EverBright Media has gathered a leading team of historians and educators for the development of a innovative series of products designed to make learning exciting for children of all ages. The Company distributes the content with the help of its unique management systems. Each film they produce is supplemented with a complete lineup of educational resources that strengthen the subject matter of the film, and are the perfect resource for lessons at home, in the car, or anywhere. The company's products are not only fun and entertaining, but they are also convenient. In addition to DVDs that can be played in any DVD player, each of the products can be streamed online from the account of the family on the web sites

GEOS Safety Solutions

GEOS Safety Solutions

Founded in 2004, GEOS is a leading provider of a premier and innovative travel safety and security solutions, including monitored solutions. Being the first company to incorporate technology with travel safety and security, GEOS delivers best-in-class services to the clients and also the members. The company's solutions include Incident response coordination solutions like Global 24x7 monitoring, incident command coordination, and disaster response coordination, Planning and business continuity solutions like GEOS hot site plus, and emergency response planning

Intellatek

Intellatek

Intellatek is a unique and revolutionary technology company tailored towards charter and private school technology support. Using their Email/hosting, schools can create and manage an unlimited number of personalized email accounts based on domain securely. The company’s Microsoft Lync, a communication platform, can be integrated into a school’s existing software system to boost communication and collaboration. Intellatek provides support and assistance using friendly tools to track nutrition and inventory. Virtual library is one of the essential components in schools offered by the company, which allows librarians to guide unlimited numbers of learners. Other solutions include Microsoft OneDrive, Staff Training, and Infinite campus

Learning.com

Learning.com

Founded in 1991,Learning.com provides K-12 solutions to help students, teachers, and schools excel in a digital world. The company offers solutions like Easy Tech, Easy Code, and Digital Literacy Assessment. EasyTech is a K-8 solution; its curriculum features scaffolded, computer-based lessons reinforced with activities, discussions, and quizzes that grow students’ digital skillset year over year, so they graduate future-ready. Easy Code teaches the students the language of the future, from security and banking to shopping, travel, and social media, the solution helps to interact with computers and the code that controls them every day. Digital Literacy Assessment provides practical insight and uses technology-enhanced questions, provides the data needed to make informed decisions around instruction, and helps ensure students are prepared for success in a digital world.

Lightspeed Systems

Lightspeed Systems

Founded in 1999, Lightspeed Systems provides smart solutions for school networks, thereby making learning safe, mobile, and easily managed. The company caters to the needs of the students by providing IT with the tools it needs to succeed. Their Relay is a complete 1:1 platform that allows filtering, managing, monitoring, protecting, and analyzing for a truly comprehensive platform. It will enable or blocks sites and apps while controlling device policies and monitoring web access. Further, the platform tracks and reports on all activities and extend its support from the classroom to the IT office with all the information and controls they need.

LTS Education Systems

LTS Education Systems

As a company eager to make a positive impact on youth, LTS Education Systems has spent more than 12 years developing and delivering a useful and engaging online educational program on the market. The company believes that educational solutions for today’s youth must consist of tools and resources designed to differentiate learning for diverse learners while engaging the child who is more relaxed with their YouTube, social networking channels, text messaging and playing video games. LTS programs contain online Common Core standards-based curriculum and assessment with engaging video games as reward and motivation for academic, behavioral, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills practice.

Mekoor IP Ventures

Mekoor IP Ventures

Founded in 2013, Mekoor IP Ventures develops new intellectual property, technologies, and platforms for newer business models emerging in the education ecosystem. The company’s IP and other technologies serve stakeholders in all sectors in the EDU ecosystem, including Childcare, K-12, Higher Ed., Vocational Ed., Professional Ed., Corporate Ed. and Governments - both in the U.S and globally. They are developing new IP and technologies in the cloud for the new EDU ecosystem using cutting-edge infrastructure, data, analysis, and distribution capabilities, thus, reimagining education by investing in new foundational capabilities

Moodle

Moodle

Moodle is the leading open-source learning platform that allows educators to create a private space online and quickly build courses and activities with flexible software tools for collaborative online learning. Moodle is the open-source software that one can freely download the source code, read it, modify it, rewrite it, compile it, and use it without questions asked. It can be used in any environment and is developed to meet the needs of those who use it without focusing on potential commercial benefits. An added advantage of Moodle is that it can be further developed and enhanced by anyone.

Quality Network Solutions

Quality Network Solutions

Quality Network Solutions (QNS) was founded in late 1997 and has successfully grown over the past 20 years due to its power of communication. The company has a dedicated set of employees who are focused on serving. Their staff of professionals provides onsite support on a scheduled basis as well as on an as-needed basis. The company solves most day to day software problems remotely and resolves hardware issues during their onsite time. Whether their client is experiencing urgent matters like poor connectivity, content management, firewall issues, or continuing alerts to computer viruses, the company can listen and assist them instantly as well as formulate a technology plan that fits the District, Teachers, and Students.

RaaWee Solutions

RaaWee Solutions

RaaWee K12 brings proven knowledge in enterprise and cloud administrative application development to solve the business and student support challenges of Educational Institutions nationwide. With their RaaWee K12 Solutions, the client can anticipate a reliable technology partner with an understanding of educational priorities and facilities’ operations. RaaWee K12 brings exciting time and money efficiencies to districts, campuses, classrooms, and critical home/community connections. To experience end-to-end quality for the business of education they have feature like rich systems responding to real-time challenges, custom development for unique issues, and full implementation for seamless integration. Moreover, the company is also actively developing quality software for varied industries and customers.

SchoolPass

SchoolPass

SchoolPass™ is a student safety and communications platform built to help PK-12 schools across the country to manage student arrival and dismissal instructions while automating and securing afternoon dismissal operations. It makes the chaotic process more efficient, safer, and 50% faster. The software monitors and tracks student transportation plans across buses, carlines, walkers, and after-school activities, enabling parents to manage and communicate daily arrival and dismissal changes via a smartphone app or a website to seamlessly push up-to-date instructions into automated dismissal processes such as automated carline dismissal, electronic bus boarding, and after-school activity attendance.

Scribbles Software

Scribbles Software

Scribbles Software provides a much-needed service to the districts’ students, alumni, and community. The company offers innovative software that allows the school communities access to educational resources throughout the student lifecycle. Almost as important, it helps districts stay organized, manages incoming requests, as well as money while encircling the whole document processing functions of an area. The company started its journey by building ScribOrder, a revenue generation solution for districts. ScribOrder also has ScribOnline (document management), ScribChoice (in-district choice and lottery management), ScribEnroll (online student enrollment), and K-12 Transfer (in and out of district transfer)

StrongMind

StrongMind

StrongMind recognizes the necessity for EdTech companies to be agile because all the schools are unique. Partnering with the company means finding a modified and pioneering solution, one that may not even currently exist, that addresses the challenge faced by the schools or districts. No matter how the user chooses to use StrongMind, their solutions involve no unique configurations, eliminating data compatibility issues. So, whether the client requires a blended hybrid model for a traditional brick-and-mortar school, an entirely virtual school or program, standards-aligned engaging digital curriculum, or a combination of these needs, the company is there to help them