This article showcases our top picks for the best Virginia based Education companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Education solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
What is EdTech?
Educational technology is the combined use of computer hardware, software, and educational theory and practice to facilitate learning. When referred to with its abbreviation, EdTech, it is often referring to the industry of companies that create educational technology. (Source)
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Top Virginia Education Companies
Level Access provides industry-leading and award-winning digital accessibility solutions to over 1000 corporations, government agencies, and educational institutions. Level Access’s mission is to achieve digital equality for all users by ensuring technology is accessible to people with disabilities and the growing aging population.
Founded in 1997, Level Access has an unparalleled history in helping customers achieve and maintain compliance with the full scope of accessible technology regulations and standards including the ADA, WCAG, CVAA, AODA, Mandate 376, and Section 508. Delivered through a comprehensive suite of software, consulting services, and training solutions, the company’s solutions ensure customer’s web, desktop, mobile, and electronic document systems are accessible to everyone.
Level Access is endorsed by the American Banking Association, named a White House “Champion of Change” in 2014, and multi-year repeat winners on the Inc. 5000 list of fast-growing companies.
To learn more, please visit http://www.levelaccess.com.. .
Echo360 combines all of the video capabilities into a single, smart solution that is so easy to manage. It aims to transform teaching and learning through active learning technology.
Echo360 was formed as a subsidiary of Anystream, the world leader in digital media production and workflow management solutions for major media companies. Drawing on a proven track record and history as a technology innovator combined with a clear vision of how technology could better serve education institutions and students around the world, Echo360 has emerged as the global leader in active learning technology.
It was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia.. .
Provider of an online video coaching platform intended to foster teacher growth to impact student achievement. The company’s platform helps teachers to receive coaching on teaching, share game tapes with their instructional coaches, get personalized feedback and grow teaching practice, enabling the student to have access to a highly effective teacher.
The company was founded in 2013 and headquartered in Virginia, United States.. .
Signal Vine is a text messaging platform that uses Blended Messaging to reach students where they operate most while incorporating the benefits of AI to save staff time. The company’s s platform empowers customers to combine text messaging with student data to deliver personalized information, prompt timely action, and ultimately improve outcomes for higher education organizations, nonprofits, and government programs.
By nudging students, alumni, and staff with personal messages on key deadlines, appointments, and offers of support, administrators can improve engagement and in turn enrollment and persistence. It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, United States..
Zoobean provides web and mobile applications that help public libraries and schools better engage families and build children’s literacy. The core product, Beanstack, provides recommendations matched to each child’s interests and tools for earning incentives, including custom reading challenges.
It also helps facilitate summer reading programs and encourages families to read all year long. Founded by Google’s former Head of K-12 Education and Washington D.C.’s Teacher of the Year, Zoobean is dedicated to improving children’s literacy by providing tools that facilitate personalized learning..
Cricket Media is an education media company that provides content on a safe and secure learning network for children, families, and teachers. The company specializes in the fields of media content and publishing, eLearning, content licensing, Publishing, eBooks, and eMentoring.
It was founded in 1996 and headquartered in Mclean, Virginia.. .
Kajeet, the industry leader for safe, mobile student Internet connectivity, is closing the Homework Gap in school districts across the country. Kajeet provides an affordable mobile broadband solution that connects low-income students to the resources needed to complete homework.
The Kajeet SmartSpot® (a portable Wi-Fi hotspot), and the Kajeet SmartBus™ (school bus Wi-Fi) solutions combined with the innovative Sentinel® cloud portal, enables administrators and teachers to provide CIPA-compliant, customizable filtered Internet access that keeps students focused on school work and provides mobile Internet connectivity for education without worry of data abuse.. .
4stay is an online marketplace connecting students with property managers near your campus. They currently have dozens of open rooms looking for students.
Their rooms are affordable, their process is easy to use and their platform allows students to know exactly what each room looks like and what amenities they have so that nothing is a surprise!. .
Engility is an entirely new government services provider with over 40 years of combined experience across nearly 70 different legacy companies. Headquartered in Chantilly, Va., Engility was launched in July 2012 as a spin-off company of L-3 Communications.
They provide government services in engineering, professional support and mission support to customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, numerous Federal civilian agencies as well as allied foreign governments..
ArcheMedX helps companies across the life sciences and healthcare industries to better equip, evaluate, and predict team and clinician performance, in order to accelerate the development and adoption of new clinical treatments and best practices.
ArcheMedX’s flagship product, Ready, predicts and improves how teams and clinicians will apply knowledge and skills in real-world scenarios. Ready uses behavioral science to enhance how individuals learn and retain information, and delivers powerful analytics enabling leaders to identify high performers, potential risks, and areas for improvement.
Trilogy Mentors’ goal is to empower students when it matters the most. The team works hard to turn challenging moments for students into academic breakthroughs that help them realize their full potential.
The company is doing this through our personalized learning platform – designed to support students of all backgrounds.. .
Real Time Cases
The goal of Real Time Cases is to change the landscape of higher education for professors and students through experiential learning. The company believes that contemporary education neglects to adequately prepare students for the professional work environment.
Education should reward creativity while being fun, relevant, practical, interactive, and up-to-date. They foster these values by equipping students with the tools they need to approach and resolve issues for real and established companies.
Real Time Cases allows students to gain experience through helping real companies assess opportunities and resolve issues in the marketplace. For the first time ever, students and professors have exclusive access to information directly from the CEOs of startup, high-growth, and mature companies from around the globe.
Bridging the gap between the intellectual classroom and the dynamic professional work environment, we allow students to incorporate their own personal experiences, critical thinking skills, unique creative potential, and research capabilities into assignments from top-level management.. .
Colleges and universities today are deeply challenged by needless technical obstacles to discharging duties to mitigate foreseeable risks to the safety and security of students studying abroad. Current travel-tracking solutions are antiquated and ineffective.
To the extent a school has the foresight and maturity to offer products and services like emergency contact cards or check-in apps, students are overwhelmingly unaware or disengaged. The schools own the risk but are flying blind.
In fact, nearly 70% of students did not report their side-trips and/or their independent off-campus travel while on school-sponsored programs. The information gap is bad for everyone.
Students need safety and security services, but don’t voluntarily adopt them, even when available or made mandatory. Social connections, adventure, and budget drive student travel behaviors.
Safety and security are after-thoughts or “no-thoughts”—third on their totem pole of travel anxieties. When something goes wrong, the school is exposed not only to incident-related loss and expense, but disproportionate harm to reputation, and to strategic objectives to promote wide use of study abroad options.
For this reason, we created OffWeGo, a student-centric, mobile-first solution equally valuable and appealing to university risk managers and student travelers. We streamline the data collection of student travel by bundling key safety features from our travel assistance partners, with social and monetary incentives that keep students engaged and an active participant in the reporting process.
Rosetta Stone provides technology-based language learning solutions, including software, online services, and audio practice tools. Their self-study language learning program is available in 30 languages.
Its customers include individuals, educational institutions, armed forces, government agencies and corporations. Rosetta Stone was founded in 1992 and is based in Arlington, Virginia..
Interactive Achievement is an educational software solutions company that creates assessment tools which allow educators to evaluate student performance over a school year. It also provides a web-based monitoring and analysis tool that can be used to make long-term curriculum decisions.
Interactive Achievement was established in 2006 and is based in Roanoke, Virginia.. .
The Teaching Company
The Teaching Company is the nation’s leading developer and marketer of engaging, premium-quality college level courses for lifelong learners to enjoy via audio or video streaming, mobile apps, downloads, or discs delivered to the home. Under The Great Courses brand, the company is ranked #246 on the Internet Retailer 500.
The company’s media titles are unique in that they feature the world’s greatest professors but are written and produced specifically for the convenience of lifelong learners. As of 2015, The Great Courses offers nearly 15,000 lectures via apps for iPhone, iPad, Android, Roku, and Kindle Fire, plus DVD, CD, streaming and download formats in subjects spanning science, math, history, fine arts, music, religion, philosophy, literature, business, health and wellness, and personal and professional development.
Certain titles are developed and co-branded with content partners including The Culinary Institute of America, National Geographic, and The Smithsonian. In addition to direct sales, The Great Courses titles are available via The Great Courses Plus, a subscription video-on-demand service, and can also be found on Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, cable TV video on demand, Audible.com, SiriusXM Radio, Virgin America in-flight video, Delta Airlines, Craftsy, and a growing number of other digital channels..
Sector 5, Inc. is a Nevada corporation, publicly traded (OTC: SFIV), that creates, manufactures and sells Sector 5 branded electronics utilizing Chrome, Android and Windows Operating Systems, focused on the educational and consumer electronics markets.
Sector 5 and its manufacturing partners, “best in class” suppliers, and tier-1 designers are working together to combine American ingenuity and China’s manufacturing strengths to create products with the latest technology, innovative features (rugged designs, spill/drop resistant, portable) and fair pricing, exceeding market expectations. Sector 5’s distribution strategy centers on its competitive advantages in the B2B, retail, e-commerce, K-12 and higher education markets.
Sector 5’s foundation of success and promise to the world is defined by a pursuit of simplicity and a commitment to innovation. Quality, reliability and excellent customer support is an integral component of that commitment..
The Molecular Sciences Software Institute
The Molecular Sciences Software Institute will serve as a nexus for science, education, and cooperation serving the worldwide community of computational molecular scientists – a broad field including of biomolecular simulation, quantum chemistry, and materials science. The Institute will spur significant advances in software infrastructure, education, standards, and best-practices that are needed to enable the molecular science community to open new windows on the next generation of scientific Grand Challenges, ranging from the simulation of intrinsically disordered proteins associated with a range of diseases to the design of new catalysts vital to the global chemical industry and climate change.
The award will enable the computational molecular science community to work together to leverage its diverse capabilities that will reduce or eliminate the gulf that currently delays by years the practical realization of theoretical innovations. Ultimately, the Institute will enable computational scientists to tackle problems that are orders of magnitude larger and more complex than those currently within our grasp, and will accelerate the translation of basic science into new technologies essential to the vitality of the economy and environment..
Ellucian provide the higher education software, services, and analytics you need to manage your day-to-day campus business faster, easier, and more effectively. It’s been our total focus for more than 40 years.
That passion speaks for itself: today Ellucian serve 2,400 institutions in 40 countries across the globe.. .
Starfish Retention Solutions
Starfish is an education platform that offers advisory services to students. The platform offers students with a range of services, including enterprise success platforms, early alert, connect, and degree planner.
It offers its services to community colleges, public institutions, and online programs. Starfish was founded in 2007 and is based in Arlington..
Maximus is an operator of government health and human services programs that help serve citizens with compassion and efficacy. Maximus’ team is driven by a common purpose to improve the lives of those they serve in the areas of health care, child welfare, employment and education.
For nearly four decades, together with government partners, Maximus have developed and managed innovative health and human service programs that have transformed lives and strengthened communities.. .
Koios began when founder Trey Gordner pitched a library software idea at Startup Weekend Columbia in November 2014. The idea was a browser extension that checked the library for you from Amazon.
A great team came together, built a prototype in just 54 hours, and won the competition. This wasn’t Trey’s first run-in with libraries: he’d been working in and out of them for 5 years, and had just finished consulting with Richland Library on attracting young professionals and technologists.
At Startup Weekend, Trey met cofounder Ralph Kuepper, a talented developer with a specialty in ecommerce. Together, they entered the FiredUP Accelerator program, launched their first product, and have been working in libraries ever since.
Koios is a previous winner of USC’s Proving Ground, a member of the famed DC civic tech incubator 1776, and a proud SC Launch company.. .
Bcast-Live Broadcast Network
BCAST™ is a social media/broadcasting platform that enables users to broadcast live streaming videos at any time from/to mobile devices, the web and/or smartTV. BCAST allows a member to create their own “BCAST Channel” or choose to watch from thousands of live streams that are keyword or location searchable.
BCAST™ users can “follow” a BCAST member and receive a notification on their mobile device and/or web when that individual is broadcasting or BCAST™ users can also search for other users via the BCAST keyword searchable/friend-able database. BCAST™ is an advertising supported service and has strong built-in appropriate content protections.
The BCAST™ streaming video platform is designed to support an advertising revenue sharing model where by celebrities, athletes and others who have a strong “following” can extend and further monetize their brand through “lifecasting”.. .
Jefferson Education Exchange
Jefferson Education Exchange offers research and analysis services for selection of educational tools basis insights from educators and institutional leaders. It defines, collects, and analyzes data to educators for decision making.
Jefferson Education Exchange also publishes lessons and information about Edtech implementation and analysis. Bart Epstein founded it in 2018, with its headquarters in the District of Columbia in the United States..
American Press Institute
The American Press Institute conducts research, training, convenes thought leaders and creates tools to help chart a path ahead for journalism in the 21st century. The Press Institute is an educational non-advocacy 501(c)3 nonprofit organization affiliated with the Newspaper Association of America.
It aims to help the news media, especially local publishers and newspaper media, advance in the digital age.. .
SpectraRep is a leading provider of network solutions, applications and systems for the homeland security, defense, public safety, education and mass media sectors. SpectraRep provides advanced solutions for all-hazards emergency notification, incident management, and remote training.
AlertManager™ is their powerful integrated emergency notification system used by federal, state and local government agencies for advanced interoperable alert and warning capabilities. ActiveAccess™ a suite of trusted solutions for rapid emergency alerts and rich media delivered to the computer desktop..
iSpring Solutions, Inc
Spring Solutions, Inc. is an innovative software company focused on high-end rich media software development for global markets.
We create innovative technologies and software geared towards helping you to better express yourself and your business goals using our rich media tools. iSpring products speak for themselves, telling you much more about us and our company than any promo pages could.
iSpring pros, those who push our software to their limits, are inspired by the idea of making iSpring the best solution for online presentation distribution. We support them and we support you, our valued clients and users, in seeking to perfect our products at every turn.
At iSpring Solutions, Inc., one of our main values is professional responsibility for our products and their social impact. We believe that providing high end products for online collaboration powered by prompt, friendly and highly qualified support is our contribution to global social progress.
We always look for challenging tasks and are always ready to contribute innovative solutions.. .
Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global non-profit group dedicated to inspiring entrepreneurs to learn and grow. Formerly known as YEO (Young Entrepreneurs’ Organization), the group has 8,000 members spread across 38 countries.
Entrepreneurs’ Organization also operates the [Global Student Entrepreneur Awards](http://http://www.gsea.org/) program, the premier award for undergraduate students that own and run businesses while attending a college or university, as well as the [Accelerator Program](http://accelerator.eonetwork.org), a series of quarterly, high-impact learning events that provide business owners with the tools, knowledge, and skills to grow their businesses to more than US$1 million in annual revenue. The EO Vision: To build the world’s most influential community of entrepreneurs.
The EO Mission: Engage leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow. The EO Core Values: Boldly Go! – Bet on your own abilities Thirst for Learning – Be a student of opportunity Make a Mark – Leave a legacy Trust and Respect – Build a safe haven for learning and growth Cool – Create, seek out and celebrate once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
VIDIZMO LLC is a Gold & Managed Partner focusing in streaming media and video technologies using Microsoft Windows Azure Cloud, Office365, Lync, SharePoint, Dynamics CRM. Single sign-on is provided using SAML-P, WS-Federation, ADFS or Azure AD.
VIDIZMO products integrate with other systems using embed codes, SCORM, HTML Widgets & JSON API. VIDIZMO products use industry’s leading public and enterprise content delivery networks (CDN) such as Windows Azure, Limelight, Akamai, Enterprise content caching, acceleration technologies such as CISCO ACNS, CISCO WAAS, Riverbed, Bluecoat and P2P CDN to overcome network congestions and bottlenecks.
Businesses, Enterprises, Government, Healthcare, Education are faced with increasing challenge of communicating with geographically distributed co-workers, customers and investors, students, patients and citizens in various time zones. VIDIZMO’s out-of-the-box cloud, hybrid and on-premises solutions allow its customers to address these challenges with a range of products including …
1) MediaTube 2) MediaLMS 3) MediaCommerce 4) EnterpriseTube Use Live or On-Demand Video to communicate and measure ROI, Improve Marketing, Sales, Communication, Training & Education, Empower workforce to share their knowledge and experiences via UGC, Keep mobile workforce informed via their mobile and personal devices, Create effective, engaging and measureable Compliance & Training programs, Improve and automating engagement with customers and prospects, Syndicate, Distribute, Monetize and Measure Performance of Digital Content, Digital Content Workflows, Digital Production Workflows. .
BusPatrol is a safety technology company that develops partnerships, educate communities, and deploy Smart Bus technology. The company uses technology to turn a school bus into a Smart Bus, equipped with video, GPS, telemetry, data processing, and archiving.
It enhances and protects the lives of children by creates a culture of responsibility and awareness on the road and make the journey to and from school safer. The safety technology company was launched in Lorton, Virginia in 1995..
Samaritan House is sensitive to the fact that oppressed groups often encounter marginalization and face barriers to receiving support services. They seek to increase access and inclusivity, especially for those who are marginalized, disadvantaged or oppressed.
Samaritan House strives to promote equal access to all individuals in need of support services. Samaritan House offers housing, case management, counseling, victim advocacy, transportation, medical assistance, food assistance, group therapy, job training and more to individuals and families experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault..
The cloud reimagined. More visual, more social, more fun.
Now you can keep any kind of information together, not just files. Save links, photos, videos, music, documents, notes, etc.
all together in visual folders. It all looks great together, whether you’re doing a work project, collecting recipes, or planning a trip with friends.
Visually organize anything: Bublup makes you more productive because all your information is in one place for each topic you care about. The stuff you save is easy to navigate at a glance with pictures and titles.
Create an unlimited number of folders and subfolders for topics and subtopics. Everything you save is kept private.
Powerful sharing made easy: Invite friends or colleagues to your folders to collaborate, and stay connected to the same information in real time. You control who joins.
FrontStream is revolutionizing philanthropy through the use of integrated data that connects causes and organizations with their donors and supporters. The FrontStream Philanthropy Platform is an integrated ecosystem of software and services that unifies fundraising, data analysis, event management, employee giving, volunteering and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
They provide an unparalleled set of tools and data that enables nonprofits and corporations to better understand and enhance the impact of their collective philanthropic efforts.. .
United States Army
The U.S. Army provides land-based military operations.
It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S.
uniformed services. It is under the Department of the Army, which is one of the three military departments of the Department of Defense.
The U.S. Army currently has 546,047 active personnel and 559,244 reserve and national guard personnel, which is a total combination of 1,105,301.
It is headed by the Secretary of the Army, and the top military officer in the department is the Chief of Staff of the Army. The U.S.
Army has engaged in the Northwest Indian War, Spanish-American War, Philippine-American War, Boxer Rebellion, Border War, World War I, Russian Civil War, World War II, Puerto Rican Nationalist Revolts, Korean War, 1958 Lebanon crisis, Operation Power Pack, Vietnam War, Operation Eagle Claw, Invasion of Grenada, Invasion of Panama, Persian Gulf War, Somali Civil War, Kosovo War, and many more operations. It was established on June 14, 1775..
BrainCert’s all-in-one educational platform is very light, modern, responsive, and super easy-to-use platform that is designed to deliver any time of training online. This cloud-based SaaS white-label solution is tailored for organizations to run their own custom branded learning, and teaching platform with real time tracking of training results.
LMS can be easily customized with your own logo, theme, colors, users, domain, and SSL certificate mapping. BrainCert comes integrated with 4 core platforms in one unified solution – courses platform, online testing platform, award-winning virtual classroom, and unified content management system.
The result – significant cost savings, increasing productivity, and secure, seamless and enhanced user experience across all platforms. All the 4 core building blocks of the BrainCert Platform comes integrated in both E-Learning Platform and Enterprise LMS product offerings.
Enterprise LMS allows organizations to easily on-board, engage, collaborate, and retain their customers with role-based access control and granular permissions. In addition, HTTP Single Sign-On (SSO) extension allows seamless user login and registration experience.
LMS also has multiple-language support for changing the learning portal interface language to Arabic, Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Hebrew, Hindi, Italiano, Portuguese, Srpski, and Russian with a single click of a button. Testing Platform in LMS is designed to create and deliver tests for skills assessment, certification, pre-hire testing, employee evaluation, recruitment, and online training.
A soup-to-nuts solution for students and instructors, BrainCert offer tools to deliver interactive and blended courses online using the Courses Platform. With BrainCert’s powerful course creation tools, you can easily create, manage and publish the course in just a few clicks.
Naviance is a comprehensive college and career planning solution that optimizes student success, enhances school counselor productivity, and tracks results for school and district administrators. It is a comprehensive K-12 college and career readiness solution that helps districts and schools align student strengths and interests to postsecondary goals, improving student outcomes, and connecting learning to life.
The services of the company are professional development, consulting, and support. The resources of the company are webinars, events, case studies, blogs, media, and podcasts.
Naviance is a U.S.-based company that was founded in 2002. The company was acquired by Hobsons on June 13, 2007..
WorldStrides provides students with travel opportunities. The company offers travel services to students.
They are provided with a range of programs, including discoveries, perspectives, capstone, onstage, excel, and individual travel. WorldStrides was founded in 1967 and is based in Virginia..
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ISTE is a non-profit organization that serves educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. It is engaged in providing of professional learning resources such as webinars, online courses, consulting services for schools and districts, books, and peer-reviewed journals and publications.
It also provides innovative educational tech resources to support professional learning for educators and education leaders. ISTE is also the organizer of the ISTE Conference and the widely adopted ISTE Standards for learning, teaching, and leading in the digital age.
ISTE serves more than 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world. It is based in Arlington, Virginia..
The Bully Tracker
ThinkBIG Education Technology developed Thebullytracker.com to address the growing problem of cyber and physical bullying using Collect, Connect, Protect, our proprietary framework for integrating multiple sources of information about bullying activity. In the Collect phase, we automatically extract bullying activity from social media sources including Twitter, Instagram, and Reddit, and provide applications for users to report bullying activity through the web, mobile, voice, email, and SMS text.
In the Connect phase, we apply data analytics to normalize and enrich bullying data, allowing users to perform real-time queries and define standing alerts to automatically detect and report patterns of bullying activity in a defined area or against one or more individuals. In the Protect phase, we provide workflow tools for parents, schools, children and law enforcement to track and report Bullying activity, interfacing to established processes and procedures while providing a next-generation activity workflow system for authorities..
Hanover Research is a global information services firm providing knowledge support to both for-profit and non-profit organizations. Through our unique, fixed-fee model we deliver customized, timely, and authoritative research and advice enabling our clients to make informed decisions, identify and seize opportunities, and heighten their effectiveness.
One of the Fastest-Growing Firms in Our Industry Since 2005, we have, on average, doubled our revenues each year. We are thriving because: We meet a pressing need.
Organizations of every type struggle to understand their markets and their customers. We help them do so.
Our model is better. We run a uniquely efficient shop, and those efficiencies benefit our clients greatly.
Mission, Vision & Values Our mission is to build lasting partnerships with organizations to provide expertise and transformative insights that drive growth, efficiency, and improved outcomes. Our mission is boundless because our vision is to be the best: We aim to be a best-in-class global information services firm respected by for-profit and non-profit organizations around the world for our innovative approach to problem solving, our high-touch client service, and our cultivation of exceptional talent.
We will achieve our vision by remaining steadfast on our three values: Accountability We are deeply committed to our clients’ success and demand of ourselves an unwavering allegiance to quality, accuracy and objectivity in our work and in our service to clients. Innovation We are dedicated to finding new, creative ways of solving each of the unique challenges faced by our clients, generating insights and solutions that drive client success and unlock unparalleled value.
National Student Clearinghouse
Founded in 1993 by the higher education community, the National Student Clearinghouse® relieves the administrative burdens and costs related to student data reporting and exchange. They are a 501(c)(6) nonprofit and nongovernmental organization and the leading provider of educational reporting, data exchange, verification, and research services.
Their work — performed in a trusted, secure and private environment — provides numerous time- and cost-saving benefits to students, schools, administrators, and requestors.. .
We build stylish, open source, easy to use robotics hardware for students and hobbyists. Our main product line is BoardX.
BoardX is a collection of electronic circuit boards that stack on top of one another to share resources, communicate, and extend the functionality of one another. This system is built on the motherboard that acts as both an electrical and structural foundation.
Unlike similar products (but much like a familiar PC system), the motherboard does not come with a processor pre-installed. Processors come as simple, low cost add-on boards, which allows any processor – or multiple processors – to be used with the system.
Current add-ons include non-volatile memory, Arduino compatible microcontroller, analog to digital converter, XBee mesh network radio, motor controller, do-it-yourself prototyping board and a PIC microprocessor board.. .
A Pioneer in Learning Management with a track record of anticipating and innovating with ever-evolving digital ecosystem and customer demands. A cloud-based, AI-driven, fully automated LMS platform designed to deliver optimum efficiency and excellent learning experience.
With over 500+ customers in 15+ countries, Gyrus has a legacy of over 30 years in helping organizations align learning initiatives with performance. Proven track record of providing comprehensive LMS platform with intuitive features and world-class customer service makes us a partner of choice for industry-leading enterprises.
Our platform is an award-winning, globally recognized solution for administrators, managers, and learners, recognized for its ease of use, configurability and security, this scalable platform is ready to meet any LMS requirements.. .
Explorelearning is educational firm for class of 3 to 12 level, it’s provide math and science simulation. ExploreLearning® believes all students can succeed in math and science.
Our online solutions bring effective, research-proven instructional strategies to classrooms around the world. Gizmos.
United Way Worldwide
United Way is engaged in nearly 1,800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide. We are focused on creating community-based and community-led solutions that strengthen the cornerstones for a good quality of life: education, financial stability and health.
We envision a world where every community is a strong one, with jobs that pay a livable wage, good schools and a healthy environment. Around the world, we engage people and organizations in innovative solutions that are transforming that vision into reality..
The Income Tax School
The Income Tax School is a provider of training programs, continuing education courses, and certificate programs for individuals seekers. ITS also offers Qualifying and Continuing Education Courses for California tax preparers.
ITS student texts and instructor guides are used by tax and accounting firms to provide in-house training.. .
The Saylor Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, District of Colombia. It is known for its emphasis on finding, vetting, and assembling openly available texts and resources into courses resembling those of a traditional brick and mortar institution which are then peer-reviewed before being published.
The foundation also funds the creation of new materials when needed as well as through initiatives such as their Open Textbook Challenge. Saylor Foundation was established in 1999 by its sole trustee, Michael J.
Saylor, who is chairman, CEO, and president of the business intelligence company MicroStrategy.. .
Presidium Learning, Inc. provides IT support for students, instructors, and staff.
Its services include course management systems and distance learning programs, as well as in-house/homegrown learning management platforms; technical help desk services, including browser/OS, plugins, campus portals, messaging/email, and student information systems; enterprise co-sourced help desk services, including contact center deployment and shared-sourcing support in areas that include AV/smart classrooms, wireless, and walk-in support; and student services, including financial aid/registration, bursar, and advising.. .
SchoolBoogy is a new class of education software. It is a “Teaching Management System”.
What makes SchoolBoogy unique is that it designed to enhance a teacher’s ability to teach and rapidly assess student progress to support adaptive teaching methods. SchoolBoogy provides innovative technologies based on neuroscience.
Learning is a biological activity. Based on biological learning patterns, SchoolBoogy helps all student learn better.
The human brain is designed to forget. SchoolBoogy leverages the brain’s natural long-term memory trigger to dramatically increase learning retention.
Good students will always do well, so we focused our testing and research on under performing students. The results have been substantial.
98% of our trial study students achieved a two letter grade increase in under 4 months.. .
NIXTY is the Virginia-based startup that is evolving education. The co-founders wanted to create a service with the outrageous goal of empowering education for everyone.
They had experience in the eLearning/LMS market, but needed to learn more about open education. They consulted with several thought leaders, professors, and students around what a next generation learning platform might look like.
The result is NIXTY! NIXTY combines powerful technology with open education to meet the audacious goal of empowering education for everyone! NIXTY provides an educational platform that students, educators, and institutions harness to meet their learning goals. Primary products include ePortfolios, courses, and continuing education courses.
NIXTY is currently in beta mode. Sign up at www.nixty.com..
Northern Virginia Technology Council
NVTC is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies and organizations, including businesses from all sectors of the technology industry, service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and government agencies.
Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region.. .
Curator Solutions enables educators to focus on what they do best: engaging students and facilitating higher-level learning. Our intuitive platform, Elearis®, lets users create, curate, and publish content by visually organizing lessons with drag-and-drop “Learning Card” functionality, while a built-in cloud repository offers a centralized content hub for real-time updates and streamlined collaboration.
The Real Time Cases application prepares tomorrow’s leaders with today’s challenges by offering a bridge between learners and the vibrant real world of business. The content delivers engaging, video-based modules that let students confront real challenges—never contrived or simulated—facing some of today’s most relevant companies..
ASM Research, Inc.
ASM Research is a solutions integrator focused on using information and technology to solve real world problems for the Federal, state, and local Government organizations we serve. Our Information Solutions, Professional Services, and Information Assurance experts apply the latest technologies and industry methodologies to project management, analytical, personnel training and force structure, healthcare, and education challenges.
For more than 30 years, our commitment to our clients´ missions has repeatedly produced extraordinary results.. .
Graduate Management Admission Council
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is a global, non-profit association of 223 leading graduate business schools. Founded in 1953, we are actively committed to advancing the art and science of admissions by convening and representing the industry and offering best-in-class products and services for schools and students.
GMAC owns and administers the Graduate Management Admission Test® (GMAT®) exam, used by more than 7,000 graduate programs worldwide.. .
ChildFund International (http://www.ChildFund.org) is a global child development and protection agency and a founding member of the ChildFund Alliance. Since 1938, ChildFund has worked to help children break the generational cycle of poverty and achieve their full potential.
We align what we learn from children with best practices in the international development field to develop and deliver programs that are supported by the generosity of sponsors and donors.. .
The American Helicopter Society (AHS) International is a non-profit education and technical organization that functions as the primary forum for interchange of information on vertical flight technology. It is the world’s oldest and largest technical society dedicated to enhancing the understanding of vertical flight technology.
Each year, the society organizes or co-sponsors several regional and international conferences that facilitate the advancement of the theory and practices of helicopter and other VTOL aircraft technology, and publishes their proceedings. It publishes the vertical flight technology bi-monthly magazine, Vertiflite, as well as the technical vertical flight publication, The Journal of the American Helicopter Society (JAHS).
The society advocates on behalf of rotorcraft technology to the public and to government bodies. The AHS also awards $50,000 in annual scholarships and sponsors an annual student design competition for undergraduate and graduate student teams.
In addition, it presents two dozen annual awards to members of the vertical flight technical community for scientific and technical accomplishments, inspiring rescues, and promoting the goals of the society. The American Helicopter Society was founded on February 25, 1943, and is based in Fairfax, Virginia..
Fluencia is the easiest way to learn Spanish online. Fluencia’s creators drew from their expertise running SpanishDict.com, the world’s most popular Spanish language and reference site which helped over 75 million unique learners last year.
Fluencia teaches useful language in the context of authentic conversations. The highly interactive interface offers step-by-step instruction appropriate for users of all levels.
Fluencia covers a year’s worth of college Spanish in over 300 interactive lessons. The curriculum was developed by the Director of Spanish at Georgetown University.
Lessons focus on full sentence communication (rather than individual concepts in isolation) to help users communicate faster. The platform uses proprietary Smart Review™ technology that can boost retention by up to 200%.
Fluencia also includes a personalized feedback engine that identifies errors for the individual, tailoring feedback to their weak points like a tutor. The platform tightly integrates media with the learning process for an immersive experience.
Each lesson includes editorially-curated images and audio recorded in a studio by native speakers (who are also professional actors). Fluencia offers a modern and responsive design with full-functionality on smartphones, tablets, and computers.
Strayer Education Inc
Strayer Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: STRA) is an education services holding company that owns Strayer University.
The mission of Strayer University is simple: to make higher education achievable for working adults. Strayer Education believes their value as a business is inherently linked to Strayer University’s ability to deliver a high quality academic experience to students.
Strayer Education’s goal is to sustain and grow their business by offering rigorous and relevant academics that provide real returns to adult students, alumni and their employers. As an open access institution, Strayer University makes educational attainment logistically simple.
Students have the opportunity to take classes on campus, online or a combination of both. Each year, thousands of students who have made the commitment to educational attainment graduate from Strayer University and go on to become leaders in their organizations and communities.
Strayer Education, Inc., traces its roots to the founding of a small business college in 1892. That year, Dr.
S. Irving Strayer opened the doors of Strayer’s Business College in Baltimore, Md., to provide professional education to working adults.
BIM Engineering US
“How can utilizing smarter technology lead to informed, more effective results across the entire project lifecycle?” This is the question that drives us to do what we do. Our background in BIM integration, project management, design-build operations, preconstruction, and innovative strategic planning allow us to truly understand client challenges and find the most effective technological solutions.
We enjoy introducing teams to new technologies as a means of improving collaboration and reducing waste and unnecessary costs. We deliver customized solutions across platforms such as Apple’s iOS apps, Google’s Android apps, Autodesk Apps, Revit, AutoCAD, Revit MEP, CAD MEP, Bentley, FM Systems, Tekla, and more.
We partner with firms to evaluate these types of technological needs, so that our clients are able to design, visualize, and replicate the key characteristics of their project digitally—before they begin construction. Through this work, building owners and facility managers can realize the benefits of these technologies long after construction is complete.
Over the past several years, BIM and mobile technologies have arguably become one of the most significant advances in the A/E/C industry, and have contributed to improvements on multiple levels. Benefits include mitigation of risk, lower overall costs, higher quality, smarter field reporting, and safer workplaces.
We have been utilizing and creating process improvements in BIM and field technologies since its early years. Our experience serving as a construction technology leader allow us see the need for more technological improvements in this sector.
Every day, we work with builders, designers, and owners seeking to supplement traditional project-delivery methods with technology-driven processes.. .
IData is a higher education data management firm. IData’s higher education software product line includes: 1.
DataCookbook.com – A collaborative data dictionary and data management tool for higher education. 2.
IDataHub – A higher education system integration platform and catalog of packaged connectors Services focus strictly on higher education and provide consulting in three primary areas: 1. Reporting, data warehousing, and data governance Services 2.
System Integration Services 3. Technology Consulting Services – Implementation, strategy, migration, programming, software design, and technical staff augmentation.
CaseNEX was founded by educators and created after many years of rigorous research, their products just feel right in the hands of teachers. Whether it’s a refreshingly engaging online professional development course, data reporting so simple you’ll save hours a week, or action-oriented early literacy assessment – CaseNEX solutions work.
Their custom education solutions continue to evolve based on continuous feedback from teachers and school administrators, allowing for revolutionary progress in their schools. It’s why their products, like DataCation, CaseNEX PD and PALS Marketplace are being adopted by districts and teachers nationwide..
Engineering For Kids
Engineering For Kids is a growing rapidly, offering top notch support and a proven business model. Engineering For Kids comes from the mind of educator Dori Roberts.
With an extensive educational background in math and technology education, Roberts taught engineering at the high school level for 11 years. During her teaching career, she saw a dire need for math, science and engineering programs.
To fill this void, she started an afterschool club that participated in various engineering and science-based competitions.. .
Taylor Robinson Music
Taylor Robinson Music is a top quality provider of private, local, music instruction in guitar, piano, voice, drums, bass, and songwriting. Just pick the Taylor Robinson Music instructor and location right for you.
Taylor Robinson Music instructors offer a unique and innovative approach to modern music training. Shying away from the conventional, solely academic methods of teaching, our students learn to play “from the heart”.
Many Taylor Robinson Music certified instructors have toured nationally or internationally in modern music projects. Many are professional songwriters, recording artists, and performing musicians and it is this real-world experience that makes their approach unique.
Accordingly, the lessons often stress technique instead of text and focus on practice by playing songs instead of repeating drills. Moreover, instead of learning standard beginner songs like “Mary had a little lamb”, Taylor Robinson Music instructors often opt to teach by using the songs that the student is most interested in.
They cover all genres of music including rock, pop, metal, alternative rock, acoustic singer/songwriter, blues and country. By using this hands-on approach, students remain motivated in their lessons and are much more likely to stick with their instruments for life.
Students can opt to go to one of our locations for lessons or they can have their instructor come to them. Lessons can also be provided remotely through the easy-to-use One-click Webcam tool.
More than an Accelerator, Startups Ignite is developing an ecosystem. Startups Ignite exists to connects entrepreneurs with the knowledge and resources to grow.
We envision an ecosystem where entrepreneurship and innovation flourishes based on purpose, passion, merit and effort. Our Accelerate24 program is mentorship driven 3 month accelerator and we carefully select early-stage startups to validate and scale business model potential, collaborate with advisors and peers, and ultimately launch, grow, fund, and build defensible and scalable products in Marketplace, SaaS, Enterprise and Emerging Technology categories.
While the Accelerate24 program is 3 months long, we support ventures for a full year post program entry with continued mentorship, guidance, collaboration, exposure, and connecting them to partners in the ecosystem.. .
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