LearnPlatform

LearnPlatform is the edtech effectiveness system that equips K-12 districts to organize, streamline and analyze their education technology to ensure it is safe, equitable and cost-effective. LearnPlatform simplifies processes for edtech vetting, approvals, procurement, implementation and evaluation and makes it easy to communicate edtech information and access to teachers, students and families, all in a single platform.

The software-as-a-service and research-based solution is used by districts to organize their education technology, streamline standard processes (such as purchasing, contract management, and piloting), and rapidly analyze their classroom technology to learn what’s working, for which students, in what context, and at what cost.

Districts who use LearnPlatform benefit from the ability to:

  • Generate actionable insights on the cost-effectiveness and equity of their edtech investments
  • Streamline how they find, approve, purchase, and implement edtech tools
  • Simplify how teachers and families find, access and use district-approved edtech
  • Manage vendor relationships for better privacy compliance and more

Contract Highlights:

  • Ongoing discounts for ILTPP members
  • Full SOPPA compliant solution with a parent-facing library of tool use
  • Create an approved tool portal for teachers
  • Inventory the tools used in your district

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Districts >5,000 Students
Rob Residori
Director of Partnerships
(773) 273-9419
rob@learnplatform.com

Districts <5,000 Students
Hillary Simons
District Analyst
(860) 933-4091
hillary.simons@learnplatform.com

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Carahsoft

Carahsoft has built its reputation as a customer-centric organization dedicated to serving the needs of technology manufacturers, government end users, and reseller ecosystem with Solutions for Government®.

Carahsoft has a proven history of helping government agencies find the best possible technology solution at the best possible value. Each customer works directly with a dedicated account representative to determine a solution tailored specifically to meet his or her needs. They combine their extensive knowledge of the technologies they provide, with a thorough understanding of the government procurement process, to analyze needs, provide configuration support, simplify the ordering process, and offer special government pricing.

Carahsoft Technology Corporation is proud to offer ILTPP members a wide variety of government solutions, including AWS and VMware.

Virtualization allows IT departments to create a virtual environment at the workstation, server, or data center level. With this virtualization technology, you can reduce the number of physical servers or computers, while still maintaining performance levels. Benefits include:

  • Reduce IT costs through server consolidation and network virtualization
  • Create an affordable disaster recovery solution
  • Leverage cloud software to build an elastic on-demand virtual infrastructure Support user access to data and applications on any device from anywhere

Contact your dedicated Account Manager

Martin Gavin
ILTPP Program Manager
703-673-3518
martin.gavin@carahsoft.com

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Complete Book & Media Supply

Complete Book & Media Supply is a small, minority-owned business and is a single-source, wholesale distributor of books and subscriptions. Complete Book is dedicated to providing Illinois districts with the most extensive selection of publications as well as the very best in customer service. The company’s comprehensive selection includes both books and subscriptions in all fields, available in electronic or print format.

Complete Book & Media Supply is pleased to offer ILTPP Members 15% off their first order as an enthusiastic welcome to the partnership with ILTPP! Please contact your dedicated account manager to apply the discount.

Contract Highlights:

  • Competitive Pricing
  • FREE Shipping
  • Fast Turn-Around
  • Ability to Procure a Wide-Range of Resources and Materials

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Kendall Montiegel
Sales Processing Manager
800-986-1775  x105
kendall@completebook.com

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Bio Corporation

Bio Corporation has a wide variety of preserved specimens, from a tiny spider to a large shark. Cover your lab for mammals with dissection of fetal pigs, mink, rabbits, rats or cats. You can select a plain preserved or an injected specimen. Injected specimens will highlight the different arteries and veins. Most of the specimens are of good size for the species. Need a specimen for marine biology? Bio Corp has sting ray, anemone, sea cucumbers, horseshoe crabs, squid, jelly fish, sharks and more. The sharks will be the only marine specimen that will have injections.

Worms, frogs and owl pellets, best sellers for middle schools. These specimens are of good size but not too large to overwhelm students. Even for their size the dissection is fascinating.

Study on larger organs for anatomy. Organs are obtains from full size animals. Cow hearts are amazing! Bio Corporation carries organs from cow, pig, sheep and turkey. Injected organs include the pig and cow kidneys and sheep hearts. Compare between the different specimens or compare a full size to an embryo size.

Contract Highlights:

  • 5% off current catalog pricing
  • Free ground shipping on orders over $50, excludes pail packing

Please visit www.biologyproducts.com to browse other products such as reference material, models, displays, charts, gloves and more.

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Brianna DiMartino
Bid Specialist
800-222-9094
info@biologyproducts.com

Josh Ernest
Account Manager
320-763-9094
rae@biologyproducts.com

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Midwest Technology Products

Midwest Technology Products has a 600 page catalog that showcases more than 10,000 products from over 400 vendors. Their dedicated, family-owned business has been committed to providing the highest quality products paired with exceptional customer service since 1909. Midwest Technology Products has tools for the next generation of designers and fabricators. Midwest is your source for durable, industrial-grade equipment, tools, and supplies for your shop or lab. Partnering with educators to prepare the workforce of tomorrow by providing innovative resources of uncompromising value – Midwest is here to help you.

Midwest Technology Products offers: Abrasives, Arts and Crafts, Automotive, Building Trades, Career & Tech Ed, Drafting, Electrical, Foundry, Furniture and Storage, Hand tools, Hardware, Metalworking, Power tools, Safety, Small Engine, STEM, Welding, Woodworking, and VO-AG.

Contract Highlights:

  • Save time: place your order without first needing to get several quotes
  • Save Money: Receive an immediate 10% discount off regular price
  • Save even more money: Receive FREE shipping on orders over $50

Contact your dedicated Account Manager

Sarah Cruz
Account Manager
712-224-7120
scruz@midwesttechnology.com

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Mackin Educational Resources

For more than 35 years, Mackin Educational Resources has provided library and classroom materials for grades PK-12. With over 18,000+ publishers, Mackin’s catalog consists of more than 3 million titles in print, and nearly 3 million digital titles and formats. Mackin knows and understands the important balance of technology and physical products in today’s schools.

To help you on the digital front, Mackin created MackinVIA™ digital platform to help integrate the use of digital products with ease and sophistication. Ebooks and online databases come alive in MackinVIA and with tools such as note-taking, text-to-speech and highlighting, students are quickly drawn in and engaged in their learning. With the advanced administrative tools, teachers and librarians can easily
direct their students to the resources that will best fit their needs, monitor student progress and manage all digital resources in one place.

Print books – library binding, trade hardcover, paperback, and MackinBound books – are available for fiction and non-fiction so you can find the items you need to support your curriculum or standards, winter or summer reading programs, or for enjoyment reading. Round out your resources with BluRay, DVD, Audio CD, or Large Print titles for your special needs or struggling readers. Browse the online catalog now at www.mackin.com and start creating your lists.

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Sheri Omernik
Sales Manager
920-400-9902
sheri.omernik@mackin.com

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JourneyEd Full Catalog

*Notice of Chromebook Shortage: The Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP) has received notices of extensive lead times on Chromebook orders from a number of our vendor partners. Districts ordering Chromebooks at this time will most likely not receive the devices in time for the start of the school year. This is an industry-wide supply shortage and is not limited to ILTPP vendor partners. For more information on lead times, please contact your vendor-specific dedicated account managers.

JourneyEd, offers the largest selection of education priced products for school technology buyers. Over 25 years of serving education. Convenient access to over 100,000 software, hardware & IT network service solutions. 

Contract Highlights:

  • Dedicated and highly responsive account manager.
  • Time saving expertise for complex licensing programs.
  • Microsoft Licensing Options.
  • Adobe Licensing Options.
  • Get a fast quote. Same day response.
  • Free shipping on all orders over $500.

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Christine McConnell
Senior Account Manager
636-349-7058
cmcconnell@journeyed.com

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