IDEA relies on partners to be able to achieve its mission: To inspire, connect and provide the educational community with opportunities that transform teaching and learning through technology.
We have a wide variety of partners who share in our mission in various ways. Whether you are a large corporation, tech start-up, or fellow nonprofit, we welcome you to join our team of partners and help us help our teachers. Check out our partnership page to learn more and become an IDEA partner today!
Each year, Illinois Digital Educators Alliance is proud to recognize and thank the many corporations that join IDEA as a partner. Their support helps to insure the success of IDEAcon and the many other professional learning initiatives we host during the year.
Thank you to our IDEA Partners! Learn more about each one below.
CDW is a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare customers in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. A Fortune 500 company and member of the S&P 500 Index, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs approximately 10,000 coworkers. Visit www.cdwg.com to learn more.
E2 Services, Inc. is an Accredited Advisor, Provider and Trusted Partner offering a Managed IT Services practice along with Cloud Services, Cyber Security Services, Risk Assessments, Wireless Solutions, Systems Integration, Virtualization and Datacenter solutions. E2’s certified, highly-skilled team delivers solutions that are secure, reliable and affordable for Education, Financial, Healthcare and Enterprise Organizations. Learn more at e2services.net.
Google for Education strives to help expand learning for everyone: Working to support education through our products, programs, and philanthropy. We believe that everyone—educators and learners at every age and stage—deserve the tools and skills that set them up for success in building the future they want for themselves. For more information, visit edu.google.com.
AJR Brands is focused on building lasting relationships by providing 1st class branding services. We offer a wide variety of creative digital and printing solutions. Printing your promotional materials shouldn’t be a big hassle.
Our mission is to help you create long-lasting relationships with your clients through the power of promotional products.
Together we are creating a shared library of the highest quality interactive video lessons to benefit classrooms around the world. EdPuzzle is learning platform with powerful video editing tools, all in one place. EdPuzzle can be used PreK-12th grade within any subject. Our resource provides equity across the school site and district by allowing staff to share content they save, edit or create. We have a free version "Basic EdPuzzle" and a pro version "EdPuzzle Pro School/District"; both of which allow you to, "Make any lesson a video."
The ICN is managed by the Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) and functions as a state-wide communications network serving K-12 schools, higher education, libraries, museums and local and state government. Click here for more information.
DoIT's Illinois K-12 Broadband Network Initiative removes barriers limiting access to secure Internet bandwidth essential in today’s digital learning environment. The key objective is to ensure every Illinois K-12 public school has sufficient and secure Internet access/services to meet the needs of their students, faculty, and administration at no cost.
ITsavvy is the industry model for innovative technology solutions and managed services.
We’ve developed a strong ecosystem of best-of-breed partners and subject matter experts to provide strategic, common-sense IT that gives our clients peace of mind. ITsavvy recently acquired TRA who was best known for their Chrome Care Solution; ITsavvy continues to provide Chrome Care!
VIVO is an ergonomic office furniture brand designed to create products anyone can enjoy. Many ergonomic office solutions come at a high cost. Our mission is to use innovation, creativity, and efficiency to produce a cost-effective solution that does not sacrifice quality. VIVO is committed to helping educators with products such as height adjustable desks, mobile workstations, IT mounting hardware and unique student seating to assist in the classroom and throughout the school. VIVO offers products that are proven to be reliable, affordable, and accessible.