School Specialty Adds Partnerships with Leading Classroom Technology Firms - Tech Learning

School Specialty Adds Partnerships with Leading Classroom Technology Firms

School Specialty has added new partnerships with AVRover, ELMO USA, and Cetacea Sound. The partnerships join a host of current relationships, solidifying the education market’s strongest, most comprehensive offering of total classroom solutions. The new partners were selected to bring the most innovative education technology products to students and educators, said Group Vice-President Shantanu Bose.
Author:
Publish date:

Company now offers the most complete and innovative selection of products to enhance student learning and understanding

GREENVILLE, Wis. (Nov. 15, 2012) School Specialty, Inc. (Nasdaq:SCHS), a leading K-12 education company with the broadest array of products in the education market, today announced partnerships with three of the industry’s classroom technology leaders. These relationships include 3D classroom solutions and surround sound audio systems that enhance learning environments by equipping all students for a 21st century education. The new partnerships join a host of current relationships, solidifying the education market’s strongest, most comprehensive offering of total classroom solutions.

“Our comprehensive selection of classroom technology products caters to the needs of most school districts – providing solutions that range from complete 21st century classroom technology bundles to flexible point-solutions that complement existing technology,” said Shantanu Bose, group vice president for School Specialty. “These new partners are carefully selected to bring the most innovative education technologies to our customers.”

New partnerships include:
AVRover – AVRover is a leading provider of portable AV systems and the creator of the 3D AVRover, which has quickly become the preferred 3D solution for today’s classrooms. The 3D AVRover integrates the latest in 3D technology with the best in 3D content, creating the only totally portable 3D solution. The company’s technology solutions include a portable interactive whiteboard on any surface up to 144 inches diagonal and the new iAVRover that fully integrates an iPad™ or iPhone™ into the classroom.

ELMO USA – ELMO USA has been a leader in education technology for more than 90 years. The company's cutting-edge innovations are shaping the future of visual communications. Foremost among these innovations are teaching tools for dynamic classroom presentations. ELMO’s groundbreaking document cameras and interactive classroom solutions benefit students by enabling instructors to incorporate stimulating, high-resolution visuals into their lesson plans.

Cetacea Sound – Cetacea Sound is an audio technology company that develops advanced speaker and microphone systems for the K-12 and higher education markets. The company’s innovative designs ensure simple installation, ergonomic operation, and industry-leading acoustic clarity for improved classroom communication and learning.

About School Specialty, Inc.
School Specialty is a leading education company that provides innovative and proprietary products, programs and services to help educators engage and inspire students of all ages and abilities to learn. The company designs, develops, and provides preK-12 educators with the latest and very best curriculum, supplemental learning resources, and school supplies. Working in collaboration with educators, School Specialty reaches beyond the scope of textbooks to help teachers, guidance counselors and school administrators ensure that every student reaches his or her full potential. For more information, visit www.schoolspecialty.com.

Media Contacts
• Dru Popper, School Specialty, 920-202-0232, dru.popper-lopez@schoolspecialty.com
• Saul Hafenbredl, C. Blohm & Associates, 608-216-7300 x25, saul@cblohm.com

Featured

Related

Las Vegas Downtown Project Contracts School Specialty in Development of New School

School Specialty, Inc. (OTCQB:SCHSQ), a leading K-12 education company with the broadest array of products in the education market, announces it has been contracted by the Las Vegas Downtown Project. The agreement makes School Specialty a provider of furniture and equipment for the Downtown Project’s new early childhood center in Las Vegas called the 9th Bridge School.

School Specialty Takes a Stand Against Bullying with ‘Raising Respect’

As bullying takes on new forms in schools, teachers and administrators are looking for ways to prevent a conflict before it starts. School Specialty, Inc. (OTCQB:SCHSQ), a leading K-12 education company with the broadest array of products in the education market, announces Raising Respect, a planner program that provides actionable tips to identify, intervene and address bullying in and out of school. The program is being developed through the company’s Premier brand.

School Specialty Resources Awarded Teachers’ Choice Awards from Learning Magazine

CPO Science Crazy Traits and Fast Food Value Pack Honored as Among the Best in Classroom-Tested, Teacher-Recommended ProductsPORTLAND, Ore. (October 24, 2013) – Today at the National Science Teachers’ Association (NSTA) Conference, School Specialty announced that two of its supplemental educational resources are winners of the 2014 Teachers' Choice Award for the Classroom from “Learning” magazine. CPO Science Crazy Traits and Fast Food Value Pack were both honored as among the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products.

Bodie Marx Joins School Specialty as General Manager of Science

Education Industry Veteran Brings 35 Years of Experience to New Leadership RoleGREENVILLE, Wis. – (October 29, 2013) – School Specialty, a leading distributor of innovative and proprietary products, programs and services to the education marketplace, today announced the appointment of Bodie Marx as General Manager of Science. Marx brings more than 35 years of experience in education to his new position leading this division where he is responsible for the company’s hands-on, inquiry-based science education programs. This includes FOSS, Delta Science Modules (DSM), Delta Science Content Readers, CPO Science, and Frey Scientific.

School Specialty Honors Top Educators with Teacher of the Year Award Sponsorship

In conjunction with Teacher Appreciation Month, School Specialty, Inc. (OTCQB:SCHSQ), a leading K-12 education company with the broadest array of products in the education market, honors the 2013 National Physical Education Teachers of the Year (TOY). Sponsored exclusively by School Specialty brand Sportime and the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) since the award’s inception in 1989, the Teachers of the Year program recognizes outstanding teaching performance and the ability to motivate today's youth to participate in a lifetime of physical activity.

EPS Literacy and Intervention Announces 2016 S.P.I.R.E. Awards promo image

FOSS Next Generation From School Specialty Wins Prestigious Golden Lamp in 2016 REVERE Awards in Whole Curriculum, Science Category

Delta Education, part of the School Specialty family of brands, is a 2016 REVERE Awards Golden Lamp Winner. The company’s Full Option Science System™ (FOSS®) Next Generation™ curriculum, the leading active-learning science program in the United States, received the recognition from the Association of American Publishers (AAP) PreK-12 Learning Group. FOSS won the Whole Curriculum, Science category and took top honors as the best Whole Curriculum program of the year.  

EPS Literacy and Intervention Announces 2016 S.P.I.R.E. Awards promo image

School Specialty Earns Finalist Honors in 2016 REVERE Awards From Association of American Publishers

Delta Education, part of the School Specialty family of brands, is a finalist in the 2016 REVERE (Recognizing Valuable Educational Resources) Awards from the Association of American Publishers (AAP) PreK-12 Learning Group. The company’s Full Option Science System™ Next Generation™, (FOSS®) resource, the leading active-learning science program in the United States, is honored in the Whole Curriculum, Science category.