Connecticut Educators Computer Association
2011 Registered Exhibitors

Registered Exhibitors

2011 CECA/CASL Conference Sponsors

Exhibit Hall Layout

Exhibit Booth Layout

B07-B08: PowerIT - CECA Partner

powerit_200px.jpgPowerIT helps school districts streamline common administrative tasks and strengthen internal and external communications with its suite of award-winning, web-based tools. Endorsed by the American Association of School Administrators and several state K-12 associations, PowerIT is a leading provider of K-12 webware solutions.

A07-A08: HB Communications - DIAMOND Sponsor

hbcomms.jpgHB Communications, Inc. is the leading audio visual and technology provider for schools and organizations across the Northeast. HB installs and integrates the technology into your school and offers you the necessary training. Some of HB's featured products include the PolyVision eno interactive whiteboard, the AMX School View system, as well as carrying several lines of projectors, monitors and speakers. Other technologies HB sells include digital signage, broadcast studio cameras, video editing equipment, video conferencing, lecture capturing and classroom response systems. HB is also on the Connecticut State Contract 10PSX0104.

D07-D08: RnB Enterprises - GOLD Sponsor -


RnB will exhibit audio visual products and other education related products and services.


C04-C06: Troxell Communications - GOLD Sponsor

troxcolorhi_res.jpgTroxell is a full service distributor of classroom technology with thousand of products.  Installations, sales, service, professional development, and product training are core to our offerings.  We partner with best of breed manufacturers to offer the optimal classroom learning envrionment.  Post sale support includes professional development for both current an legacy hardware and software.  Our booth will have projectors, whiteboard products, document cameras, and classroom audio products. Ask for your free in-school demonstration for any item in our booth. 

C06: ByteSpeed -BRONZE

bytespeed_logo.jpgPARTNERS IN EDUCATION…ByteSpeed  is a computer manufacturer in Moorhead, MN.  We have been custom-building Intel® based desktops, laptops and servers since 1999 and have become a top solution provider for education nationwide.   Each system is built and serviced in Moorhead and backed by an industry leading warranty, personal customer service and free lifetime tech support.   Stop by our booth to see our solution for 1:1, a 10” ruggedized net tablet that comes with free Classroom Management Software and much more to interact with students in the classroom.  Ask about “Try a Byte”, our 30-day free evaluation program.  1-877-553-0777.

C07: Discovery Education - BRONZE Sponsor -

new_discovery_education_p.jpgDiscovery Communications revolutionized television with Discovery Channel and is now transforming classrooms through Discovery Education.  Powered by the number one nonfiction media company in the world, Discovery Education combines scientifically proven, standards-based digital media and a dynamic user community in order to empower teachers to improve student achievement.  Already, more than half of all U.S. schools access Discovery Education digital services.  Explore the future of education at

D06: finalsite - BRONZE Sponsor -
finalsite_logo_color_300d.jpgSince 1998, finalsite has been bringing innovative web software and web design to leading schools and organizations. finalsite currently serves independent schools and educational organizations in 40 different states and 33 countries across the globe. Exceptional customer support, extensive and ongoing software development, and a commitment to integrity are hallmarks of the finalsite experience. 


2011 CECA/CASL Registered Exhibitors

ADTECH Systems has been a world-class audio-visual integration company for over 20 years. We engineer classrooms, auditoriums and public space AV systems that facilitate teaching using state-of-the-art technology. ADTECH's engineering department has over sixty years of experience and many of our designers hold advanced certifications in audio-visual system.

B09: Aldebaran
Aldebaran Robotics produces NAO, a 22-inch tall humanoid robot that can see, hear, speak, move, walk and even dance or play soccer! He can recognize faces and objects, understand what is said to him, localize a sound and he speaks seven languages. NAO is fully programmable and delivered with a simple, visual programming tool that allows students to program different behaviors for the robot. Students can develop behaviors combining gestures, movement, sound, music and speech.

Alexandria Library Automation:  Fully integrated, cross-platform, web-based library automation system used and loved by thousands of libraries for over 20 years.  Learn how Alexandria will help increase the worth and value of your wonderful libraries.

B06: Area Cooperative Educational
We will be exhibiting ACES PowerSchool value added services for CT school districts.   We will also be exhibiting ACES IT consulting services for ACES member districts.

Headquartered in Connecticut, Atarza is committed to providing innovative teaching and learning solutions. The key differentiator in working with Atarza is our proven methodology for aligning technology with curriculum to meet a district's or school's goals.

B12: Atlantic
Atlantic Computing is a local IP networking firm with a strong heritage in network security with a very sharp focus on engineering and implementing secure, ubiquitous, 802.11n WiFi.  We have an extensive track record in local K-12, Independent Schools, and .edu's.

A12: Baker &
Baker & Taylor is a global company offering print and digital books, entertainment products and value-added services to libraries, institutions and retailers.  Baker & Taylor distributes more than 37,000 book publishers, more than 6,500 music and video production companies, and has a database of more than 6.5 million title listings.

C12: Blue Ribbon
Founded upon scientifically research-based principals, Blue Ribbon is a powerful, efficient, user-friendly, affordable Web-based assessment engine, enabling schools to diagnose, track and verify student learning. This adaptable tool provides pre- made assessments, custom test creation tools, multiple question types, on-line or paper delivery. Blue Ribbon support both CMT and CCSS, and can import any assessment in any subject area, including district assessments and CFAs in any subject.

BrainPOP creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports teachers, and bolsters achievement - in classrooms, at home, and on mobile devices. Our proven and award-winning educational resources, uniquely suited for 21st century learning, include BrainPOP Jr.  (K-3), BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español, and BrainPOP ESL. Our newest offering, GameUp, highlights top, free educational games and aligns them to academic topics.  All of our resources are supported by BrainPOP Educators, a free professional community more than 135,000 teachers strong.  Aligned to academic standards and easy to use, BrainPOP sites host more than 11 million visits each month.

D03: Britannica Digital
Education publishing whose products can be found in many media, from the Internet to wireless devices to books. A pioneer in electronic publishing, the company ,arkets a variety of reference works, supplemental curriculum products and other learning resources.

B05: Bound to Stay Bound
Prebound juvenile library books with full processing and automation support available.

A04: Computer Resources
MMS for Schools is a complete school management software system, designed for K-12 school administration.  The SIF-certified software provides the backbone for your student information managing attendance, scheduling, grading, discipline, state reporting, and more.  Our enhances standards-reporting feature tracks performance for each assignment, allowing administrators to ensure that students meet academic and performance goals.  MMS can be hosted, self-hosted, or deployed through MMS OnLine, our cloud-based solution.  All data is accessible in real-time with individualized portal access for administrators, teachers, parents and students.  Since 1978, MMS has supported clients with comprehensive training and personalized customer service.  Learn more at our website.

C01-C02: Connecticut Business
Exhibit will include a copier, software and A/V demonstration.  Will bring 2 smartboards and discuss additional services as well.

D05: Crick Software,
Founded by teachers in 1993, Crick Software products are now used on over half a million school computers. The company strongly believes in universal design for learning and almost all products are switch accessible, enabling students with disabilities to benefit from the same educational software as their peers.

D09: Davidson Titles, Inc. -
Davidson Titles, Inc. provides a wide selection of library and classroom materials including non-fiction, fiction, reference, e-books, and interactive books from the best known educational publishers at highly competitive prices.  We offer diverse opening day collections, collection analysis, and weeding suggestions.  All shelf-ready processing options are available.

C11: DYMO/Mimio
DYMO/Mimio is a leader in interactive teaching technologies.  The MimioClassroom family of products make it easier for teachers to do what they do best... teach.

EBSCO Publishing is the leading provider of online resources for schools including flagship products such as MAS Ultra, Middle Search Plus® and Primary Search® as well as the popular readers' advisory service NoveList®.  The databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, one of the most used research sites on the Internet. EBSCO databases are accessible via age-appropriate user interfaces including Student Research Center, for middle and high school students, and KidSearch, for elementary school students.  EBSCOhost databases are constructed with appropriate reading levels and offer superior coverage for topical information from periodicals, newspapers, biographies, primary source documents, essays.

D01-D02: Epson America -
Epson will be presenting it's BrightLink 455Wi interactive ultra short throw projector along with it's latest WUXGA projectors.

C16: Follett Library Resources, Inc. -
Follett Library Resources, Inc. is a full service PK-12 distributor of a wide range of solutions designed to assist schools in improving student learning. Quality print materials are combined with digital resources like eBooks, interactive eBooks, online digital subscriptions, reference databases, audiovisual materials including early literacy and bilingual materials, professional resources, Accelerated Reader software and much more.

A06: Follett
Combining proven thought leadership with digitally powered, K-12 technology solutions, Follett Software helps sustain a rich, collaborative, 21st century learning environment that supports student success. Follett's integrated educational technologies, training and services help districts achieve better results by maximizing resources from library materials, digital content, textbooks and other assets, to school and student data.

A14: Garrett Book
Garrett Book Company is a library book wholesaler serving school libraries across the nation.  New publications from leading publishers with reinforced library bindings. 

B04: Infinite Campus/Custom Computer
For more than a decade, Infinite Campus has successfully implemented its solutions for customers of all sizes. Today, Infinite Campus applications manage more than 4 million students in 43 states. Infinite Campus customers range from districts with fewer than 100 students to those with more than 100,000 as well as regional consortia, state departments of education and the federal government.  

A03: Infobase
Infobase Learning is an educational solutions company serving the school and library community with over 15,000 print, film, and digital products. Under such well-known brands as Facts On File, The World Almanac, and Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Infobase Learning provides students, educators, and librarians with a broad range of award-winning products that both enhance and enrich the learning experience. For more than 70 years, Infobase Learning has been a reliable, authoritative resource for supporting the middle school, high school, and academic curriculum, providing flexible options for accessing educational content whether in school, at the library, or at home.

B16: Integrated Classroom Technology -
ICT provides classroom technology focused on assessment, engagement, enrichment, and remediation. Our offerings include clickers, hand-held portable whiteboards, assessment content, document cameras, cloud-based student data aggregation and analysis, and professional development training.

B10: L4U Library
The award winning L4UTM integrated Library management software is installed in over 2,700 Libraries in North America and internationally in China, Japan, Africa and Europe. L4U Library Software has been serving K-12 schools, public Libraries and media/resource centers for 25 years. Our mission of "Providing superior Library management software that is easy to use, powerful, innovative and responsive to our customers' needs" has made us an industry leader. Our strong Customer focus ensures we remain so. ??With its web based iPAC and intuitive ‘Discovery' interfaces, L4U is friendly and engaging for Patrons of all ages. Librarians love L4U's powerful tools and friendly, easy-to-use features. L4U's integrated design does it all without costly add-on modules:  books, media, periodicals, textbooks, e-Books and e Resources of any format, automatic book cover images, automatic MARC records via CheckMARC, federated search, built in reports, and labels, barcode and even Patron Library Card printing. L4U is Library Management Made Easy!

C03: LanSchool
Computers are amazing educational tools, but can be a huge distraction to students.  LanSchool improves teacher effectiveness in a 21st century classroom by removing distractions such as games, music and the Internet.  With LanSchool v7.5 the teacher can demonstrate skills, monitor screens with thumbnails, show one student‚Äôs screen to the class, limit allowed applications, stream video, audio chat between student and teacher, and assess student progress with a response system and auto-graded tests. LanSchool is award winning software that offers cross-platform support for any mix of Macs, PCs, thin clients, MS MultiPoint, Citrix, and Ncomputing hardware.  We are network friendly, using a small fraction of bandwidth of the competition. Use an Apple iPad, iPod, iPhone for unfettered access from anywhere in the room.  The app is free from the Apple App store. Download a free 30-day trial at

We will be exhibiting our popular LEGO Robotic along with our LEGO Education We Do Robotics for elementary students.LEGO Education Academy we offer professional development programs for teachers who want to get the most out of their LEGO Education resources.

C10: Lightspeed Technologies,
Your voice. Their mind. A clear connection.  Established in 1990, Lightspeed is the trusted provider in classroom audio.  Our innovative product line of classroom communication solutions offer teachers a clear connection with students - because children who hear every word, learn more.  As a company, that's our highest reward.

A13: Media Flex,
OPALS Open-source Automated Library System is a powerful cooperatively developed, Web-based, open source program. This alternative technology provides Internet access to information databases, library collections and digital archives.

A02: PC
PC Mall.Gov is a value-added direct marketer of IT solutions to the public sector with over twenty years experience.  We offer a wide selection from hundreds of manufacturers on a range of contracts. From a single notebook to supporting your enterprise, let PC Mall.Gov meet your IT requirements!

D10: Pearson School
Pearson is the industry leader in educational technology solutions, offering schools and districts access to an unparalleled suite of technologies that address the challenges of achievement, reporting, growth, system integration and scalability. Pearson helps educators connect the dots between data, content and achievement, thus enabling true personalized learning and measurable student performance. 

C15: Perma-Bound -
Library Books and Resources

B03: ProQuest
ProQuest connects people with vetted, reliable information.  Key to serious research, the company has forged a 70-year reputation as a gateway to the world's knowledge.

A10: Renaissance
Renaissance Learning is the world's leading provider of computer-based assessment technology for PreK-12 schools. Adopted by more than 70,000 North American schools, Renaissance Learning's ?software provides daily formative assessment and periodic progress-monitoring technology to enhance curriculum, support differentiated instruction, and personalize practice in reading, math, and writing. Renaissance Learning provides the online and in-person professional development and technical support you expect for a world-class, integrated data system designed for 21st-century schools. As a result, teachers using Renaissance Learning products accelerate learning, get more satisfaction from teaching, and achieve higher test scores on state and national tests. Renaissance Learning is also a leading provider of school-improvement solutions.

Resonate manufactures a very unique in wall amplifier designed for the classroom. When used with a projector, Resonate allows multiple sources such as a computer and DVD player to be connected to it.   Other features include an iPod or MP3 connection as well as a wireless microphone connection and recording function for Flipped Classrooms.  We recently have designed a wireless microphone sound field system to use with our amplifier.   Technology should be easy to use and beneficial for everyone.  Resonate has created the perfect sound system for the classroom.  Come by and see what we have to offer. Resonate...sound simplified.

D12: Scholastic Library
Scholastic Library Publishing will feature TrueFlix. Not your ordinary E-Book and Grolier Online. As well as Children's Press and Franklin Watts series: Rookie Ready-to-Learn, True Books, Cornerstones of Freedom, and Enchantment of the World.

D15-D16: Sonicwall -
The emergence of Web 2.0 presents a challenge for K-12 IT administrators. Is your current firewall capable of handling the growing list of educational and administrative demands on your network, yet at the same time enabling you to effectively manage bandwidth and security while meeting regulatory requirements? Do you need to be able to scan all traffic simultaneously to defend against malware, as well as visualize and control any type of application on the network? Do you need to be able to limit or block applications like UltraSurf that hide IP addresses and allow students to access inappropriate content on the Web anonymously?  Do you need to be able to limit or block applications like UltraSurf that hide IP addresses and allow students to access inappropriate content on the Web anonymously?  Do you need to ensure that students and employees have prioritized bandwidth to legitimate educational Web-based applications like Blackboard over unproductive Web-based applications such as Facebook and Pandora. Attend this session to learn how SonicWALL Application Intelligence, Control and Visualization makes the job easy, with granular control and real-time visualization of applications to guarantee bandwidth prioritization and ensure maximum network security.

A11: Sophos -
Trusted by 100 million users and endorsed by industry analysts as a leader, Sophos provides a full range of endpoint, encryption, email, web and NAC solutions that are simple to deploy, manage and use in any school IT environment. 

B14: Study Island -
Study Island is an online standards mastery and test preparation program available in all 50 states and is built from specific state standards. Study Island offers core products for Grades K-12 and offers additional products for Reading Intervention, AP, Common Core and more. Rooted in foundational and statistical research, the dynamic self-paced program allows teachers to customize instruction according to students' needs while allowing students to study in standard test format, through interactive game mode, or using interactive student response systems. Study Island is compatible with eInstruction, Promethean, and TurningTech among others.

A15: Teq -
Teq is the nation’s largest provider of interactive classroom technology and support services. In addition, our training division offers a wide variety of Professional Development services designed to help schools make the most of their technology purchase. 

B13: TextHelp Systems -
Texthelp Systems provides award-winning literacy software solutions. Read&Write GOLD\'s customizable toolbar integrates with mainstream applications to support individuals with reading and writing difficulties, learning disabilities or English Language Learners. Fluency Tutor is an innovative online solution for developing and measuring oral reading fluency. Released in January 2011, Read&Write 10 GOLD!

A01: The Apex Technology Group -
The Apex Technology Group began as an engineering company 10+ years ago by a group of engineers and engineering managers that had big business technology experience but did not want the headaches or the heartache that working in large organizations bring.  Collectively, we bring to our clients a great deal of end user technological experience.  Apex services include: technology planning (lifecycle, wireless, security, voice, network assessment, cabling, staff rightsizing), 7x24 helpdesk, onsite engineering, remote monitoring and repair as well as cabling and hardware procurement (Aruba, Cisco, Microsoft), staff augmentation (short term-permanent). 

B01-B02: Valley Communications Systems, Inc. -
Valley Communications of Chicopee provides total system integration for such products and applications as SMARTBoards (computer interactive whiteboards); Video Conferencing; Audio/Visual; VoIP/Telephone; Security/Surveillance; Sound/Intercom; Voice/Data/FiberOptic Cabling; and Local, Long Distance and Internet Services.


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