Take a look at our 2017 Exhibitors
The Center for Development and Learning
CDL, a 501(c)(3) Louisiana nonprofit organization, specializes in customized, pragmatic professional learning for educators that is specific and relevant to the needs of their students. CDL professionals have special expertise in the areas of literacy, evidence-based teaching strategies, learning differences and tailored intervention, and building the capacity of teachers. We tackle real-time issues such as ways to move smoothly into instruction that meets the demands of the Common Core State Standards, remediate struggling readers, differentiate instruction, and build and sustain collective collaborative capacity.
95% Group Inc.
To get 95 percent of our students reading at grade level. It’s that simple and that important to our company. Our processes are proven. Our approaches are unique. We are focused on reading improvement in pre-K through Grade 12 students. We achieve this through our dedicated and customized approach. We offer comprehensive education consulting, diagnostic assessments, and instructional materials designed to drive intervention and increase student achievement. Our approach is all about partnership—we work with you to design a plan that is tailored to your school or district.
American Reading Company
Built and run by education activists, American Reading Company is a trusted partner of 5,320 schools and 1,070 districts in 50 states. Our team helps strengthen district and school capacity at every level by placing literacy and agency at the heart of school transformation, through:
- Expertly Curated Classroom Libraries
- Thematic Inquiry Core Curriculum
- K-12 Reading Instruction & Assessment
- Teacher and Leader Learning
As a result, all students read, write, discuss, think, investigate, and solve problems at ever-increasing levels of proficiency. Their academic performance is accelerated and their life prospects are fundamentally improved.
Center on Teaching and Learning (CTL), University of Oregon
The Center on Teaching and Learning (CTL) at the University of Oregon conducts and disseminates research on practical solutions to serious problems in school systems. CTL designs evidence-based educational interventions and maintains a robust world-wide data monitoring system for assessing and reporting student performance in reading and math. CTL has conducted rigorous federally-funded research on numerous interventions in thousands of classrooms across the nation. These interventions have produced significant results, accelerating important learning outcomes for children in grades K-2.
Corwin is the premier publisher and provider of professional resources and services that equip PreK–12 educators with innovative tools to improve teaching and learning so all children can succeed. Our books, digital products, institutes, and on-site consulting services offer practical, research-based strategies created by experts. Visit www.corwin.com for resources on language development, literacy, equity, leadership, and more.
Plain Talk Gold Sponsor
Corwin, A SAGE Publishing Company
2455 Teller Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Phone: (800) 233-9936
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 www.curriculumassociates.com.
153 Rangeway Road
North Billerica, MA 01862
Phone: (800) 225-0248
Ready-to Use, self-checking and hands on classroom learning game centers.
Instant parental-involvement, homework and test-preparation program that lasts the entire year.
Come see our all-new Math Drops in the Bucket daily review books!
Critical thinking, Dual Language, Reading/Language Arts, Math & Social Studies!
Heinemann is a publisher of professional resources and a provider of educational services for teachers, kindergarten through college. We strive to give voice to those who share our respect for the professionalism and compassion of teachers and who support teachers’ efforts to help children become literate, empathetic, knowledgeable citizens. Our authors are exemplary educators eager to support the practice of other teachers through their explicit teaching materials. Our commitment to our work and customers’ enthusiastic response to our offerings has made us the leading publisher in this area.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, we believe that lifelong learning is inspired by curiosity. Join us as we combine the passion for learning with the power of education to explore new perspectives, discover what’s possible, and transform lives across the globe. Better products and services…More personalization and flexibility…Content that is effective and engaging. At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt we celebrate the curiosity, inquiry, and discovery at the heart of learning. How can we inspire you?
International Dyslexia Association
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, scientific and educational organization dedicated exclusively to the study and treatment of the specific language disability known as dyslexia. We have been serving individuals with dyslexia, their families, and professionals in the field for over 65 years. IDA was first established to continue the pioneering work of Dr. Samuel T. Orton, M.D. in the study and treatment of dyslexia.
Kaplan Early Learning Company
Kaplan Early Learning Company offers a wide array of products and services to serve the Early Childhood classroom. Our curricula, assessments, educational materials and professional development topics are created to enhance the education of young children and spark their creativity and imagination.
Language Circle Enterprises / Project Read Curriculum
The Project Read curriculum is a complete language arts program designed to respect diverse learning profiles. Research-based and student-tested, Project Read programs have been proven to cultivate knowledge, promote academic independence, and foster self-confidence. Language Circle Enterprises works to ensure that all learners, no matter their circumstances, have the opportunity to become active, thoughtful, independent readers and writers. Project Read programs are based upon direct, systematic order of skill instruction employing multisensory strategies. The curriculum materials span from early education through the adult learner and include: Phonics, Reading Comprehension, and Written Expression.
logonliteracy is an Australian company specializing in the provision of literacy professional development for teachers in middle and high school contexts. Consultants Patricia Hipwell and Catherine Black translate the mantra of “we’re all teachers of literacy” into quality PD that enables subject area specialists to be effective literacy teachers. Areas of focus include the teaching of reading, writing, questioning, listening, spelling, and preparation for assessment. In addition, logonliteracy has produced quality resources to support the teaching and learning of literacy, including the highly successful How to Write What You Want to Say series (General, Math, Primary, Science, Business and University).
Pearson is the world’s largest education company, with 40,000 employees in more than 70 countries helping people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives.
We are devoted to creating tools that provide boundless opportunities for learners at every stage of the journey. Because wherever learning flourishes, so do people. Our engaging textbooks and instructional resources help you prepare every learner for college, career, and a lifetime of learning.
Pearson offers practical professional development services and support. We’re focused on increasing leader and educator effectiveness, improving the use of technology and data analytics, and fostering successful community engagement.
P.O. Box 6820
Chandler, AZ 85246
Phone: (800) 848-9500
Read Naturally’s research-proven reading programs provide high-quality interventions and differentiated instruction for struggling readers of all ages and abilities.
Read Live, our flagship intervention and assessment tool uses a web-based format that features a reading intervention and assessment tool. Students work mostly independently in Read Live by reading high-interest, nonfiction stories and completing a number of activities including a vocabulary-boosting game, Wordtastic. This engaging curriculum builds students’ fluency, vocabulary, comprehension and phonics skills.
Read Naturally’s research-based interventions also include: Signs for Sounds, Word Warm-ups, Splat-O-Nym, One Minute Reader, Take Aim! at Vocabulary and Funēmics.
Readsters supports instruction that results in successful readers. We work nationally and internationally. As specialists in teaching reading, we continue to learn about the reading process by studying current research, interacting and collaborating with professionals in the field, attending conferences, following education policy, and working with students of all ages who are learning to read.
The support we provide is guided by our own experience and by evidence-based research in reading and related fields such as neuroscience and psychology. We emphasize explicit, structured, and systematic instruction. Our extensive work in schools allows us to test our methods and materials to ensure they lead to reading success.
Scholastic is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and a leading provider of instructional materials and classroom resources, including books and ebooks, print and digital classroom magazines and instructional programs, book clubs and book fairs, which combine to offer schools comprehensive, customized solutions supporting student achievement. Scholastic’s professional development division, Scholastic Professional, offers professional services, curricular resources, and professional books to support educators and families.
Plain Talk Silver Sponsor
New York, NY 10012
Phone: (800) 387-1437
Voyager Sopris Learning®
Voyager Sopris Learning® is an educational technology, curriculum, and services provider committed to partnering with schools and districts to increase student achievement. We offer research- and evidence-based literacy and math solutions. To learn more, visit www.voyagersopris.com.
Voyager Sopris Learning®
17855 Dallas Parkway, Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75287
Phone: (800) 547-6747
Wilson Language Training Corp.
The WILSON Reading System®, WILSON Just Words®, WILSON Fundations®, and WILSON Fluency® are multisensory, structured reading and spelling curricula to address prevention, intervention and intensive instructional needs.
Zaner-Bloser is an educational-solutions company specializing in delivering explicit instruction and a solid academic foundation for PreK–8 students in reading, writing, spelling, handwriting, and other language arts. Our core digital and print resources include Superkids, Spelling Connections, Strategies for Writers, and Zaner-Bloser Handwriting. As a member of the Highlights Family of Companies, we strive to always do what’s right for children and make a significant contribution to their education.
Zaner-Bloser Corporate Address
1400 Goodale Blvd., Suite 200
Grandview Heights, OH 43212
Phone: (614) 486-0221
LA Sales Representative – Greg Thomas
Phone: (225) 993-2786
If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor, please click here for an exhibitor packet.
Email or call the Center for Development and Learning (CDL) at firstname.lastname@example.org or
504-840-9786 for additional information.