2024 SAIS Supporters

ISM is dedicated to advancing school leadership to enrich the student experience. Rely on 45+ years of research, knowledge, and experience to strengthen your private school’s strategies and deliver your mission with excellence. Choose from 40+ virtual and in-person workshops and 50+ webinars each year to ensure you’re doing what’s best for your faculty, staff, students, and community. Develop new skills, explore research-based approaches, and feel confident in your role as a private school leader.

Contact: Aimee Gibison, Associations & Partnerships Manager, aimee@isminc.com
Supporting: Academic Support Conference, DEI Institute, Institute for Athletic Directors, Fundamentals Conference, Summer Conference, Annual Conference

Since 1972, Abeka has supported schools in providing excellent education from a Christian perspective. At our booth, you will find lesson plans, teaching aids, and digital options, all a part of a proven curriculum designed to help any level of teacher achieve success from the start. Each preschool­ through 12th grade product is based on extensive research and development and is grounded in a Biblical worldview.

Website: www.abeka.com
Contact: Ariana Nieves, Conventions Office Assistant, conventions@abeka.com
Supporting: Curriculum Symposium

CCS Fundraising understands the unique value proposition of an independent school education and the vital role that philanthropy plays in helping schools achieve their mission.

At CCS, we partner with schools as their trusted advisors and thought partners, working shoulder-to-shoulder with them to design and implement successfully the endowment, capital, and annual fundraising initiatives that help schools change lives.

Website: www.ccsfundraising.com
Contact: Kurt McKinley, Senior Vice President,  kmckinley@ccsfundraising.com
Supporting: Advancement Institute

Executive Functioning Success works to relieve the pain caused by poor time management, planning and organization – key executive functions of the brain.

Our goal is to provide knowledge and strategies to our clients, in the form of private sessions, online courses, books, planners, and resources to support executive functions.

Website: www.executivefunctioningsuccess.com
Contact: Julie Miller, Time Management & EF Instructor, julie@efsuccess.info
Supporting: Academic Support Conference

ExploreLearning® creates seriously fun ed tech solutions for the most critical challenges in K-12 STEM learning. Effective and fun, our programs help students not only succeed at math and science, but also love it as much as we do. Learn more about Gizmos®, Reflex®, Frax® and Science4Us® at www.explorelearning.com.

Website: www.explorelearning.com
Contact: Abby Dogum, Tradeshow & Event Manager, adogum@explorelearning.com
Supporting: Academic Support Conference

FinalForms is an all school student participation company assisting school administrators with participation forms and so much more. We are a team, technology, and service dedicated to serving schools with streamlined registration, communication, and risk management solutions.

Website: www.finalforms.com
Contact: Mike Ellson, State Consultant, mikeellson46@gmail.com
Supporting: Institute for Athletic Directors

Flint is an AI platform built for independent schools. With Flint, teachers can use AI to personalize learning according to custom materials and learning objectives, and administrators can ensure that student use of AI is monitored while sensitive data is protected.

Website: www.flintk12.com
Contact: Sohan Choudhury, Co-Found & CEO, sohan@flintk12.com
Supporting: Curriculum Symposium

Our program equips students with the skills necessary to build healthy relationships, manage stress, improve focus, academic performance, and reduce disruptive behavior.

Website: www.friendzy.co
Contact: Barbara Kindler Gaines, Executive Assistant, barbara@friendzy.co
Supporting: Curriculum Symposium

We are dedicated to forging partnerships with independent schools nationwide to catalyze student learning and teacher development. Anchored in research that affirms learning as a social, communal activity – and our easy-to-use platform empowers teachers to embark on enriching journeys WITH their students, yet unconstrained by time and distance. Optima has developed the most extensive immersive Web 3.0 educational content library in existence, and our platform provides teachers with a full range of classroom management tools to guide productive and efficient student learning experiences. Our goal is simple – we want to bring web 3.0 to your fingertips and equip educators with the resources to excel in their craft and do what they do best – inspire the next generation.

Website: www.optimaindependent.com
Contact: Alyssa Finneyfrock, Head of Optima Independent, afinneyfrock@optimaed.com
Supporting: Curriculum Symposium

Program that trains teachers to teach and measure face-to-face communication skills to students who would rather text than talk! PD + Student Materials are all research backed and have been used by 50+ independent schools. Multiple levels, best for grades 5-10. Learn more at www.REALdiscussion.org.

Website: www.realdiscussion.org
Contact: Liza Garonzik, Founder, liza@realdiscussion.org
Supporting: Curriculum Symposium

Revolution’s holistic and personalized approach to learning has been boosting student confidence, scores, and grades for more than 20 years. Our expert tutors have dedicated their careers to helping students achieve their goals.

Website: www.revolutionprep.com
Contact: Bill Tetz, VP Strategic Partnerships, bill.tetz@revolutionprep.com
Supporting: Academic Support Conference

The Math Learning Center (MLC) is a nonprofit organization serving the education community. Our mission is to inspire and enable all individuals to discover and develop their mathematical confidence and ability. We offer innovative and standards-based curriculum, resources, and professional development. Our products and services are used by educators throughout the United States and in many international locations.

Website: www.mathlearningcenter.org
Contact: Mei Yong, Event Manager, meiy@mathlearningcenter.org
Supporting: Curriculum Symposium

Loved by 40,000+ educators around the world, Toddle is an all-in-one teaching & learning platform for independent schools. Toddle empowers teaching teams to work together and better for curriculum planning, student portfolios, assessments, reports, family communication, and streamlined accreditation – all from one intuitive interface.

Website: www.toddleapp.com
Contact: Arpita Sharma, Growth Lead, arpita.sharma@toddleapp.com
Supporting: Curriculum Symposium