2022 CISC Leadership Symposium
Join us for this exclusive opportunity to connect with over
1,000 P-12 education decision makers!
The CISC Leadership Symposium offers four levels of high value sponsorship. All packages include Monterey Conference Center space with sponsor bingo* and recognition in the online conference program. All 2022 sponsors will also receive a booth in the Hopin virtual platform!
Diamond and Gold sponsors will receive recognition at all Symposium General Sessions. Join our 2022 Symposium team today!
*Sponsor Bingo – participants will use a bingo card to connect with sponsors and a chance to win fabulous prizes.
Preparing the next generation of problem solvers who can tackle the complex challenges we face is essential to building a world where energy is affordable, reliable and ever-cleaner. We do this by supporting science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. A workforce armed with the skills needed to succeed in the jobs of tomorrow is important to the country’s ability to compete globally. We support educational standards and proven curricula that promote project- and problem-based learning. We also support teacher training, provide classroom resources, fund outside-of-school activities, and form partnerships with universities designed to strengthen faculty, curricula and student development.
At Corwin, we have one objective and one objective only: to help educators like you make the greatest impact on teaching and learning. We offer a host of independent and integrated professional learning options that conform with your budget, your timeline, and your objectives: from books and resources, to on-site consulting and Visible Learning plus, to online solutions, and more. Consider this your official invitation to begin the journey.
The Core Collaborative Learning Network specializes in job-embedded, learner-centered, professional learning for schools and systems. Our goal is to strengthen systems to be more grounded, connected, focused and authentic.Our aim is to produce holistic results in ways that raise the collective standard. We believe in social justice. We believe that when we learn together we can make a difference in the lives of ALL students.We believe that compassion drives performance.
The Monterey County Office of Education provides the leadership, support and service excellence needed to prepare the diverse students of Monterey County for success in each step of their educational journey. Every student will be provided an enriched educational experience through the leadership, support and service of the Monterey County Office of Education that prepares them for success as productive and contributing members of a global society.
The mission of the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the ocean. The Aquarium is known for inspiring the next generation of ocean leaders and is home to MBARI, a unique oceanographic research center where scientists and engineers work together to develop new tools and methods for studying the ocean. The Bechtel Education Center is unique to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and provides regional access to innovative science education and youth development. These education programs continue to make an important and lasting impact on children, teens and teachers; inspiring conservation and stewardship and driving innovation for a better future.
New Leaders builds the capacity of equity-minded school leaders who are committed to the success of every child. Our leaders remove barriers to success for underestimated and underserved students, supporting students in fully realizing their futures as the next generation of great thinkers, innovators, and leaders for our society. In 20 years, we have trained more than 6,000 equity-focused leaders—sixty percent of whom identify as leaders of color. Our leaders impact more than 750,000 students in our K-12 school system annually and serve as powerful and positive forces for change in their communities.
Founded in 1969, Curriculum Associates, LLC designs research-based, teacher-acclaimed products, including i-Ready, Ready, and Ready Classroom Mathematics that provide teachers and administrators with flexible resources that deliver meaningful assessments and data-driven, differentiated instruction for children. The company's products and outstanding customer service provide teachers and administrators with the resources necessary for teaching diverse student populations and fostering learning for all students. Learn more at www.curriculumassociates.com
Open, intuitive, and born in the cloud, Canvas is the K-12 LMS built to amplify teaching and maximize learning. It’s the digital learning hub that brings students, teachers, and tools together—whether in the physical, blended, or fully online classroom. Delivering dynamic, engaging learning experiences, its 99.99% uptime keeps your educational ecosystem going strong whenever, wherever learning happens. Canvas is part of the Instructure Learning Platform, a suite of edtech products and services supporting more than 30 million educators and learners in 70 countries worldwide. Learn more at www.instructure.com/product/k-12/canvas-lms.
Along with providing direct instruction to the county’s most vulnerable student populations, the Orange County Department of Education supports local school districts with services necessary for their operations, including professional development, high-speed internet access and security, legal and fiscal guidance, payroll systems, Local Control and Accountability Plan assistance and approval, and student enrichment.
Parsec Education's mission is to improve and transform K-12 education and student outcomes through modernizing, evaluating, improving, and standardizing the way schools view, interpret, and respond to data. Parsec Education is an educational data analytics and technology company that specializes in data storytelling. With powerful, yet intuitive analytics tools, we support educational agencies in strategic improvement work, data capacity building, and federal and state compliance
The Placer County Office of Education believes quality education is a vital priority for the students and citizens of Placer County. We work in partnership with the 16 local school districts and one community college district in Placer County to equip every child with a first-class education to succeed in a global economy, to appreciate the cultural, social and historical resources of their community, and to be active participants in civic responsibilities. The vision of the Placer County Superintendent of Schools and the Placer County Board of Education is to provide exemplary leadership and service to schools, parents, and the community as we work together to provide a globally competitive, comprehensive, rigorous and relevant education to all students.
We envision an educational environment where all children are empowered, through skills and knowledge, to become responsible contributing members of a global community.
To provide the educational leadership for all children to develop skills and the will necessary to succeed in the 21st century.
The Santa Cruz County Office of Education is committed to ensuring all students have the educational opportunities they need to thrive. We offer a wide range of services and programs geared at supporting our 10 public school districts and expanding educational opportunities and outcomes for the 40,000 students who call Santa Cruz County home.
StepUP for Students is a new college and career readiness pathway program for students from low-income, high-needs communities. Three leading nonprofits, Ignited, the Krause Center for Innovation at Foothill Community College, and Science from Scientists, came together to develop 10 advanced technology and science career pathways in areas such as Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Manufacturing, and Biotech. With new classroom content, teacher training, student and teacher experiences, career role models from companies, and a professional learning community, the program delivers a unique opportunity for schools that want to engage with industry and future-oriented careers.
BetterLesson connects K-12 educators with comprehensive professional learning solutions that help them thrive in an increasingly complex world. Through research-based professional development centered on student outcomes, educators gain the necessary skills to create meaningful student-centered learning experiences that meet all students’ needs. We provide intentionally defined learning pathways and self-directed courses supported by deep-dive Workshops, job-embedded 1:1 Coaching, and supportive Learning Walks that guide strategic learning across a district to achieve outcomes for all students in and beyond the classroom.
Cambridge Assessment International Education is the largest and oldest provider of K-12 international curriculum, professional development, and assessment in the world and are proud to be a part of the University of Cambridge. Offering over 100 subjects, Cambridge schools have the flexibility to tailor our program to meet your goals and needs. We have expertise working with English Language Learners and students of varying backgrounds and academic abilities who find success in our core academics, advanced and pre-advanced levels A-G approved, as well as CTE courses. Over 850 US colleges and universities reward Cambridge coursework and exams for admissions, credit, and placement. Students are at the heart of everything we do, and we partner with education leaders who want to stretch, challenge, and inspire students to reach their highest potential.
CAST is a multifaceted organization with a singular ambition: to break down the barriers to learning that millions of people experience every day. We are the founders of Universal Design for Learning, which is one of our core levers of change to make learning inclusive and transformative for all. CAST’s innovative professional development opportunities are participant-driven, hands-on, and job embedded. If you would like to learn and grow with us, please check out our web page at https://www.cast.org/our-work/professional-learning.
Collaborative Learning Solutions is an educational consulting firm that partners with K-12 school districts in California, Arizona, and Washington. Their team is committed to challenging the status quo in education and interrupting outcomes for marginalized youth, as the company started over ten years ago in special education focusing on emotional and behavioral disorders. Collaborative Learning Solutions serves as a thought partner to develop school climate guidelines and accountability systems that create equitable, safe, supportive, and thriving learning environments.
Collaborative Learning Solutions specializes in the following areas and provides customized, integrated solutions for LEAs:
Tiered Systems of Support
Root Cause Analysis and Significant Disproportionality
Transformative Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
Student Advocacy Centers
Frontline Analytics, powered by Forecast5, empower education leaders to harness the power of their data for more informed decision-making. Consolidate disparate datasets—including eLearning data—to measure student performance, assess readiness, and improve student outcomes. Capitalize on geovisual data to evaluate boundaries, determine optimal service locations, and narrow the “digital divide.” Plus, efficiently build annual budgets and multi-year projections, model scenarios and future impacts, and increase transparency. More than 2,000 public sector clients across the country use Frontline’s Analytics tools to make more informed decisions and improve student success.
At hand2mind we support teachers, inspire students, engage parents and champion learning by doing. For over 50 years, hand2mind® has offered hands-on solutions that enrich teaching and engage students in Math, Literacy, STEM, and SEL. Through a learning-by-doing approach, our hands-on manipulatives help students move from concrete experiences with multisensory learning to abstract reasoning. Perfect for Extended Learning, Early Childhood, Summer & Afterschool. Visit hand2mind.com to learn more about the many options available, including: at home student kits for family engagement, classroom kits or customized kits created just for you.
Imagine Learning is a PK-12 digital learning solutions company that ignites learning breakthroughs by designing forward-thinking solutions at the intersection of people, curricula, and technology to drive student growth. Imagine Learning serves more than 10 million students and partners with more than 7,500 districts nationwide. Imagine Learning’s flagship brands include Imagine Edgenuity, provider of online courseware and intervention solutions; Imagine Learning, provider of digital supplemental and intervention solutions for literacy, language, and mathematics; and LearnZillion, StudySync, and Twig Education, providers of high-quality, digital-first core curriculum. Read more about Imagine Learning’s new brand at: http://www.imaginethefutureoflearning.com
PowerMyLearning is a national education nonprofit that advances educational equity and accelerates students’ social-emotional learning and academic achievement. We partner with schools and districts nationwide to strengthen the triangle of learning relationships between students, teachers, and families. Our evidence-based programming builds the capacity of teachers and families through virtual educator professional development and family workshops to help students thrive. Learn more at www.PowerMyLearning.org.
The Sora student reading app, from OverDrive Education, provides every student access to the right books. More than 53,000 K-12 schools worldwide rely on the industry's largest catalog of ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines and more. Sora helps schools embrace the future of reading, providing 24/7 access to books and powerful learning tools and insights to meet the needs of students and educators. Sora was named one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2019. Founded in 1986, OverDrive – the leading digital reading platform for libraries – and OverDrive Education are based in Cleveland, Ohio USA. discoversora.com
Studies Weekly provides CORE social studies, science, and social-emotional learning (SEL) curriculum fully aligned to California state standards. Millions of teachers and students across the country appreciate the unique periodical format and online learning platform. With an emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), elementary children gain an appreciation for different cultural perspectives as they engage with California-specific content. Learn more at studiesweekly.com/california.