Corporate Partners

We are thankful for our Corporate Partners, whose investment in us helps us better serve our membership and connect the public school leadership community. To learn more about becoming a corporate partner, contact, or download our current Corporate Partner Package.


President's Circle Partners



Curriculum Associates is a rapidly growing education company committed to making classrooms better places for teachers and students. We believe that all children have the chance to succeed, and our research-based, award-winning products, including i-Ready, Ready, BRIGANCE and other programs provide teachers and administrators with flexible resources that deliver meaningful assessments and data-driven, differentiated instruction for children. Learn more at



As a global leader in lifelong learning, we're delivering interactive, results-driven education solutions to more than 50 million students in more than 150 countries. We combine cutting-edge research, editorial excellence and technological innovation to make learning more dynamic, engaging and effective – for life.


Helping people realize their potential every day. Pearson is the world's learning company. We're inspired by the way education transforms lives. For every learner, at every stage, education is the path to opportunity. Our approach puts the learner at the center of our educational content, products, and services. We help K-12 educators create better learning experiences across all disciplines. We're dedicated to improving student outcomes and helping learners prepare for college and careers. Because where learning flourishes, so do people.


Pierce Group Benefits is a full service benefits brokerage company that specializes in designing and administering benefits packages for North Carolina Public Education. Pierce Group currently serves 81 NC Public School Systems and 26 Community Colleges in North Carolina with over 140,000 education employees. Pierce Group provides superior benefits with personal service and is a one-stop-shop for all your benefit needs.


Scholastic Education is your literacy partner that helps districts transform fragmented services into a fully integrated continuum of supports to met the academic, social, and emotional needs of all students. Our Mission is to encourage the intellectual and personal growth of all children, beginning with literacy.


Leadership Alliance Partners

Blackboard's unique approach to K-12 education focuses on creating a seamless and engaging experience for each learner. Our platform provides a way for students to learn in a safe, connected, and technologically savvy environment by focusing in on the three main foundational challenges districts face: maintaining a safe and secure space for academic achievement, engaging and informing the entire community, and advancing personalized, competency-based learning. For more information visit us online.



For over three decades we have revolutionized how our clients view, consume and use energy nationwide. Our behavioral-focused energy conservation approach is unique in the industry -- changing behaviors to realize significant savings. It comes with no risk, no debt, and no equipment to buy. Our average client has saved 26%, and collectively, we've helped our clients redirect $4.2 billion dollars to invest in the lives of the people our clients serve, not utility companies.

The College Board believes assessments must connect students to opportunity. Working together, the SAT Suite of Assessments -- the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9 -- provide benchmarks and consistent feedback for measuring student progress over time, allowing teachers to accelerate students who are either ahead or behind. In addition to measuring readiness, the SAT Suite of Assessments directly links students to benefits, including scholarships, FREE personalized SAT practice on Khan Academy, career exploration tools, Advanced Placement, and college application fee waivers. Learn more at |


Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, offers a complimentary suite of digital curriculum solutions for students and teachers of grades K-12. We partner with elementary, middle, and high schools to deliver core and credit recovery courses, intervention, test readiness, and supplemental learning resources. Edgenuity also offers state-certified, highly qualified virtual teachers who can serve as the teacher of record, as well as on-site and online professional development and job-embedded coaching. Our goal: to ensure students and teachers have access to engaging resources that foster academic success today and in the future.


First Financial Group of America has 40 years' experience protecting families by offering insurance and investment products through your employer. We are a full service broker who has professional relationships with over 120 different insurance and investment companies. We are continually shopping the market for our clients in an effort to assure that our clients and their employees are offered the best voluntary benefits for the very best price available. At First Financial, we're there every step of the way, helping you plan and protect your financial future.

Horace Mann, an insurance company Founded by Educators for Educators (R), provides school districts and their employees with solutions designed to maximize savings, enhance benefits and support the mission of public education. We offer retirement system workshops, student loan solutions, flexible benefit plan services and convenient payroll payment options for auto and life insurance and 403(b) annuities. And we help support educators through teacher recognition programs, student attendance incentive programs, and (funding for classroom projects).


Imagine Learning, Inc., is proud to offer schools and districts high-quality language, literacy, and mathematics software programs. Imagine Learning is an award-winning, adaptive English language and literacy program that teaches essential reading and speaking skills through thousands of engaging activities. Imagine Learning Espanol teaches Spanish language literacy to students in pre-kindergarten through first grade. 

Imagine Learning's mathematic software offerings, Big Brainz and Think Through Math, teach standards-aligned, essential math skills in math fact fluency and higher-order math skills through a high-school level.


Blended Learning and Istation -- Technology and Tools for Differentiated Instruction. From reading and writing to math and Spanish literacy, Istation's robust digital lessons and face-to-face teaching strategies support diverse approaches for pre-K through 8th grade. Learn how to meet the needs of every student with Istation's blended learning support for intervention, development and enrichment.


K12 Insight, based in Herndon, VA, works with more than 30,000 school administrators to strengthen the relationships that power education. Our custom solutions combine technology, research and expert training to help school leaders build trust and drive positive change in their location communities.

For nearly 80 years, Lifetouch has been the professional photography choice for schools and families. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN., Lifetouch is 100% employee owned. The enterprise is organized around five primary business units operating in local communities across North America.

Built on the tradition of “Picture Day,” Lifetouch School Photography captures smiling faces, kindergarten through high school graduation. Product lines include sportseventsseniors and yearbooks.


Our focus is on simplifying benefits for both the employer and employee through technology and delivering benefits that are both affordable and accessible for all



Renaissance is the leader in K-12 learning analytics -- enabling teachers, curriculum creators, and educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance's solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters -- creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom. Founded by parents, upheld by educators, and enriched by data scientists, Renaissance knows learning is a continual journey -- from year to year and for a lifetime. Our data-driven, personalized solutions are currently used in over one-third of U.S. schools and more than 60 countries around the world.


With more than 14,000 clients, Tyler Technologies is a leading provider of information management software and services for the public sector. Designed with an insider's understanding of the public sector market acquired from more than 30 years as an industry leader, Tyler ERP Solutions improve efficiencies, streamline processes and reduce costs across all facets of the business office, empowering local/county governments, schools and other entities to better serve citizens. Fully integrated applications for financials, revenues and human capital management set the industry standard and exceptional services ensure clients have access to the right tools and information when they need it.


Gold Partners

Discovery Education
Connecting teachers to their most powerful resources… Each other.

Lea(R)n Platform
Lea(R)n builds automation, analytics and rapid research tools that equip educators and their teams to organize, streamline and analyze all of their edtech. LearnPlatform is a research-based, on-demand edtech management system – designed with, by and for educators and administrators to improve student outcomes and maximize budgets – trusted by more than 100,000 educators across the country. Lea(R)n's team of researchers, technologists and educators is committed to equitable access and finding the most effective technologies so all students succeed. Visit to find resources, services and professional development for learning organizations that believe results matter. 

Moseley Architects
Designing Solutions. Building Trust. Enriching Lives
Moseley Architects, a full service architectural, engineering, planning, and interior design firm, is committed to making a positive difference in the communities we serve. We enthusiastically embrace the challenge of developing creative facility solutions in collaboration with our clients. Our commitment to a culture of quality, responsiveness, and integrity earns the trust of those we work with and fosters long term, productive relationships. We value the deep sense of satisfaction gained from the knowledge that our work plays a role in enriching the day-to-day experiences of those who live, work, learn, and play in the buildings we have designed.

Matific takes a unique approach to teaching K to 6 math using hands-on and interactive mini-games, called episodes. These immersive bite-sized apps for tablets and personal computers are based on a modular and progressive spiral learning system. 

We believe that education has the ability to change the world -- that empowered educators build stronger students. This is why our goal is to create learning opportunities that empower teachers and inspire students, and to create tools for educators to drive their own learning and create impact on a global scale.

As a part of the VIF family, Participate helps teachers connect and collaborate with educators around the world to discover new resources and ideas they can incorporate into their instruction. Our collaborative professional development tools provide growth opportunities for educators that are rooted in discussion and creative, critical thinking.

sfL+a Architects
For over 30 years, SfL+a Architects has been in the business of helping people bring their visions into focus. With offices located in Raleigh and Fayetteville, NC, we are a full-service architectural firm offering design, high performance building design, programming, land planning, interior design, space planning and construction administration services. Our sister company, Firstfloor, provides turnkey development solutions for all building types. SfL+a Architects & Firstfloor together allow for an integrated project delivery; delivering a turnkey experience, meeting all your project needs from design through construction. 


Patron Partners

Achieve3000 |

Appleton Talent |

Edmentum |

Lexia Learning |

Lightspeed Technologies, Inc.

MIND Research Institute |

NTA Life Management |

School Efficiency Consultants |

Sodexo | 

Tarmac Educational Services, Inc. | 

TE21, Inc. |