2019 Conference Exhibitors

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2019 Conference Exhibitors

The ACT Center for Equity in Learning supports research, partnerships and initiatives that focus on closing gaps in equity and achievement. Our goal is to produce actionable evidence to guide thought leadership, and inform changes in policy and practice, that will lead to improved learning and achievement.

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Applerouth was founded in 2001 by Dr. Jed Applerouth with a clear mission: develop a smarter approach to preparing students for high-stakes testing.  We work with districts, schools, and community-based organizations across the country to provide services and products that bring our methodology and expertise to their students. Applerouth offers not only a comprehensive suite of interactive and innovative study materials, but also engaging professional development, full-length practice tests with comprehensive student- and group-level reports, and Applerouth led classroom courses to help students prepare for the SAT and ACT. 

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AVID is a college and career readiness system centered on engaging professional learning that shows educators how to increase student engagement with instructional strategies.

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The College Board is a not-for-profit membership organization that challenges all students to own their futures. It collaborates with its partners to increase excellence and equity for all students. Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college. Using its programs and services—which include the SAT©, the PSAT/NMSQT, the Advanced Placement Program©, Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy®, BigFuture™ and the new College Board Opportunity Scholarships program—the College Board is committed to breaking down barriers so students can focus their efforts, practice hard, and propel themselves into the opportunities they have earned.

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College Greenlight is the leading free online college and scholarship platform for low-income, underrepresented, and first-generation students. With 500,000 registered students, 1,500 participating CBOs/schools, and nearly 200 partner colleges and universities, the Greenlight platform connects students to colleges where they can succeed, scholarship opportunities to fund their education, and resources to close the information gap.

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CollegePath is a cloud-based, user-friendly student tracking and data management system that provides support for organizations tasked with increasing student outcomes in the areas of college preparedness, access, and success. Users are able to report on meaningful metrics, provide real-time direction to staff, and view an entire school’s progress in just moments with CollegePath. This one-stop database and dashboard tracks a student’s milestone completion, academic progress, application completion, scholarship and financial information (including management of scholarship distribution processes), and participation tracking that can be added and viewed by staff with role-based access control.  

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I Know I Can’s self-titled book inspires young students to dream big about their futures while introducing the idea of college in a fun and meaningful way. I Know I Can is used in school districts throughout the country to motivate elementary school students to begin thinking about careers and the importance of college. I Know I Can is available in English and Spanish versions. 

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CoPilot—powered by College Forward—provides partner organizations state of the art, cloud-based student information system built on the Salesforce.com platform—a global leader in cloud solutions. With 15 years of student support experience, College Forward has built your one-stop, 360-degree student profile, allowing users to easily access academic, financial aid, and crucial student data when it matters most.

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Find the college that is the best fit for you! The College Scorecard is an easy-to-use online tool, created by the U.S. Department of Education, that allows you to access up-to-date information about higher education institutions in the United States. You can search, filter, and compare schools to learn more about average annual costs, graduation and retention rates, post-college earnings, typical SAT and ACT score ranges for admittance, as well as student body composition. The College Scorecard is designed to increase transparency, putting the power in the hands of the public.


Since 1975, The Common Application has been committed to the pursuit of access, equity, and integrity in the college admission process. Each year, more than one million students, one-third of whom are first-generation, submit over four million applications through the Common App platform.

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DreamCatcher Curriculum creates and designs engaging and informative college-prep materials in a range of critically-researched topics including financial aid/literacy, study skills, and college readiness. DreamCatcher products are affordable, age-appropriate, and ready to present to students middle school through college level.  

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FOCUS Training is a training and development company specializing in engaging college readiness programs. Let us plan your next camp, bus tour, keynote speaker or professional development experience.   

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GradSnapp is the leading student management platform that lets you track and inspire your students through college graduation. Your ability to help each student is dependent on what you know – so what if you knew the whole story? GradSnapp helps you know each one of your students so you can recognize risks and setbacks early, to help your students cross that graduation stage.

For three decades, the Indiana Youth Institute has supported the youth services field through innovative trainings, critical data, and capacity-building resources, aiming every effort at increasing the well-being of all children. IYI’s vision is to be a catalyst for healthy youth development and for achieving statewide child success.

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Celebrating its tenth anniversary, InitialView promotes what really matters for 21st-century success: the ability to communicate and connect with others. Building upon its success with international applicants, InitialView partners with CBOs by providing an “Elevator Pitch” video platform that gives students an easy way to insert their unfiltered voice into their college application.


  
Kaplan's College Readiness programs help prepare your students for the ACT®, PSAT, SAT®, SHSAT, AP® exams.  We specialize in working with community based organizations and supporting students with our multi year programming from junior high thru the transition to college.  The Kaplan Partner solutions team is dedicated to supporting first-generation, minoritized, and socio-economically disadvantaged students in an effort to close the achievement gap and help more students gain access to college and beyond.     

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The National Scholarship Providers Association (NSPA) provides professional development and services for scholarship administrators, including best practice program design and evaluation resources, networking and collaboration opportunities, and access to industry research.  Additionally, NSPA advocates for public policies that positively support the collective impact of scholarships to increase student access and success.  Our membership represents more than 1,600 individuals from 500+ organizations globally.

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The National Student Clearinghouse is the nation’s trusted source for education verification and for student educational outcomes research. The Clearinghouse helps educational institutions improve efficiency, reduce costs and workload, and enhance the quality-of-service they provide to their students and alumni, lending institutions, employers, and other organizations. Through our one-of-a-kind access to national student outcomes data and educational research services, the Clearinghouse also serves as a valuable source for longitudinal and other studies on educational progress.  

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The School Planner Company is a global, leading producer of fully customized student and teacher planners serving over 2.5 million students in 2018. For nearly two decades, we have been dedicated to working closely with schools to help evolve their school planners into a valuable learning resource.

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Signal Vine is a two-way text messaging platform enables organizations to combine messaging with student data to deliver targeted information, prompt timely action, and ultimately improve student outcomes.

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Tallo is an online platform that connects the next generation of talent with opportunities. Students showcase talents and skills on their free Tallo digital portfolio so that colleges, companies, and organizations can identify and connect with them on the app. 

Over 500,000 Tallo users get noticed, earn digital badges, and match with scholarships.


TuitionFit empowers everyone who cares about college student success to collaborate and create true college price transparency FOR FREE.  Students securely share merit, need, and the financial aid offers they receive, and TuitionFit anonymously displays the data so that any student can see the real-time, actual prices being offered to other students like them. TuitionFit empowers students with the key financial information that allows them to make confident decisions about where to apply and where to enroll.