March 8 - 11, 2015

Boston, Massachusetts

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 mobile app    conference program   EXHIBITOR LIST


Innovations 2015 Exhibitor List
(as of 08/19/2019)

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A.D.A.M. Education



AAPC is the nation’s largest training and credentialing association for the business of healthcare, with more than 150,000 members representing physician offices, outpatient facilities, and payer organizations. AAPC certifications validate the knowledge and expertise of healthcare professionals in disciplines including medical coding, billing, auditing, compliance, and practice management.


American Honors (Quad Learning)

American Honors is a groundbreaking new honors program offered at select community colleges across the country. While academic rigor is the hallmark of every honors program, we provide a level of support and community that’s hard to find. When you earn a degree from the American Honors program, you earn the distinction of graduating from one of the most prestigious community college honors programs in the country.


American Public University System

American Public University System (APUS) is an institution of higher education that is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. APUS is comprised of two online universities: American Military University and American Public University. Its primary mission is to provide quality, accessible, online undergraduate and graduate education with an emphasis on preparing graduates for service and leadership in a diverse, global society.


Armfield, Inc.

Armfield will feature their well received Desktop Learning Modules (DLMx), which are hands-on engineering instructional units based on a cartridge system. A new DLM-STEM curriculum book, mapped to required Next Generation Science Standards in Engineering Science and Technology will be featured as well. Desktop Learning Modules are ideal for community and technical colleges, K12-STEM programs, and college engineering departments. The DLM modules will be on display and operational in the booth.


Bellevue University

Bellevue University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution in Bellevue, Nebraska. Founded in 1966, the University serves approximately 13,000 students annually on campus and online. Bellevue University offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. degrees in growing, career-relevant fields such as business, healthcare, information technology, public safety, and security.


Carolina Biological Supply (view sessions)

Carolina Biological Supply offers college science educators distance learning labs that give students the same rigorous lab experience as campus students. Challenging investigations teach lab skills, data collection, and analysis. Kits have been thoroughly tested in non-lab settings, with safety and disposal issues addressed.


Center for Community College Student Engagement (view sessions)

The Center for Community College Student Engagement provides important information about effective educational practice in community colleges through its national surveys (CCSSE, CCFSSE, SENSE, and CCIS). Having surveyed more than 2 million students and partnered with nearly 900 institutions representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia, the Center helps community colleges use data to inform improvements aimed at increasing student learning, persistence, and attainment.



Certiport is the leading provider of foundational industry certifications in information technology. Leading technology companies like Microsoft, Adobe, Intuit, HP, and Autodesk partner with Certiport to develop and deliver rigorous certification programs. Stop by our booth to learn more about how you can empower your students with certification!


Chattanooga State Community College (view sessions)

Chattanooga State Community College is a regionally accredited educational institution, governed by the policies and guidelines as set forth by the Tennessee Board of Regents College System. Our mission is to transform the lives of individuals and develop the capacities of the business and industrial communities through technical and postsecondary education. Chattanooga State students love the support they receive from faculty and staff. They know we want them to succeed. Also, they understand that learning here isn't drudgery. It's fun! We give our students freedom to chart their own journey through college, always showing them the best pathways to a prosperous and successful career. Fully accredited, nationally recognized for excellence, led by exceptional faculty and staff, Chattanooga State is the first choice of over 20,000 students each year. It's also the first choice of over 100 employers seeking training for their workforce.

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Civitas Learning (view sessions)

Civitas Learning is building a community of higher education institutions to bring new technology, design thinking, and data science together to help one million more students graduate each year. Using predictive analytics platform and engaging applications, institutions can bring deep insights to decision makers and personalized recommendations to the front lines of learning to measurably improve student success.


College Transition Publishing (view sessions)

College Transition Publishing specializes in customized college transition guides to assist college students to achieve academic, financial, and career success. Our newest publication, Life During College - The Veteran’s Guide to Success, by Nick Osborne, has been included in your welcome packages. We also offer career and financial guides, Life After Graduation - Your Guide To Success and Backpack to Briefcase - Steps to a Successful Career. In addition, we offer a variety of programs, services, and products on college transition.


Community College Research Center (view sessions)

CCRC conducts research on major issues affecting community colleges and contributes to the development of practice and policy that expands access to higher education and promotes success for all students. Current research topics include developmental assessment and placement, acceleration, online and blended learning, online advising and planning systems, institutional and program structure, and data-informed reform.


Community College Week

Community College Week and, published by Autumn Publishing Enterprises, provide an independent voice for faculty, administrators, and trustees at the nation’s 1,600 community, technical, and junior college campuses. Nearly 30,000 print and online readers routinely turn to Community College Week for information they need and trust on subjects ranging from twice-yearly supplements focusing exclusively on technology advances and offering educators the chance to benefit from case studies at other institutions to the impact of developments unfolding in Washington. Community College Week’s 26 annual issues deliver expert analyses of issues and events critical to higher education, vital statistics and data, and education news and features unavailable from other sources. Since 1988, Community College Week has been the free press publication of record providing unrivaled coverage for and about American community colleges. News and hot topics may change, but Community College Week’s commitment to higher education never will.

100 is the must use website for colleges that are recruiting and hiring executives, administrators, faculty, and staff to work on their campuses. Last year, 682 two-year colleges advertised 12,214 jobs on the website. The #1 choice for professionals seeking jobs and careers at two-year colleges, has received national praise and recognition for its ability to help colleges find excellent job candidates. The company's user friendly website is uniquely designed to help job seekers avoid the clutter of unrelated jobs and superfluous content found on other websites. In a recent survey, 98 percent of respondents said they prefer because of its clean and effective layout. With its exclusive focus on two-year colleges, is uniquely positioned to get amazing results for colleges that want to hire the best professionals. Visit our booth to learn how we can help your college find its next great hire.



The goal of the CompTIA Academy Partner Program is to provide valuable tools and resources to assist schools in recruiting, training, certifying, and upgrading the skills of their students. IT careers start with the right education, and research has shown that certified employees have superior communication skills and are better able to understand new or complex technologies. CompTIA’s Academy Program is designed to help schools promote certification and enhance student career opportunities. The program is open to high schools, career or technical centers, degree granting colleges and universities, and not-for-profit organizations that provide technology instruction.


Dallas Learning Solutions (view sessions)

Dallas Learning Solutions continues its legacy as a premier producer of dynamic faculty-generated content that complements the needs of today’s learner. We partner with faculty to engage and excite all students in a supportive manner by offering a means for deeper engagement, resulting in individual student success.


Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education is the only national newsmagazine focusing on access and opportunity for all in higher education. Diverse remains the preeminent source of timely news, insightful research and special reports, and provocative commentary and interviews on a range of issues affecting all higher education professionals, but especially minorities and other underrepresented groups. Our readership is comprised of the most diverse pool of candidates to target for faculty and administrative recruiting needs.


Educational Testing Service (ETS) (view sessions)

At nonprofit ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating high-quality assessments based on rigorous research. Institutions of higher education rely on ETS to help them demonstrate student learning outcomes and promote student success and institutional effectiveness. Visit us at


Excelsior College (view sessions)

Excelsior College is a private, regionally accredited, nonprofit institution of higher education. For the past forty years our purpose has been to award college credit to adults for confirmed subject knowledge, no matter how it was learned. Excelsior provides accessible online instruction and supported independent study options such as credit by exam for degree-seeking adults around the world.


Ferris State University (view sessions)

The Ferris State University Doctorate in Community College Leadership develops leaders of mission-driven, 21st century community colleges. Taught by experienced, high-level community college leaders, this blended program prepares leaders for the changing environments in higher education through real-world problems and cases, with minimal on-site time. A key feature is that the dissertation is integrated throughout with a goal of having individuals complete it by the end of the three-year program.


Fielding Graduate University

Fielding Graduate University’s School of Educational Leadership for Change (ELC) offers a revolutionary EdD with a concentration in Community College Leadership and Change (CCLC). You will have opportunities to develop and enhance the skills to be a successful leader and reflective scholar-practitioner.


Franklin Covey 1 Higher Education

Franklin Covey l Education is a global company that focuses on performance improvement and student success in education.


GradGuru (view sessions)

GradGuru is an award-winning mobile platform that increases community college student retention and accelerates completion. By delivering free nudge notifications to iOS and Android smartphones, GradGuru helps students keep track of academic and financial aid deadlines, guides them through critical milestones, and encourages and rewards them for behaviors proven to lead to academic success. GradGuru is a Bill & Melinda Gates College Knowledge Challenge winner, and a semi-finalist for the 2015 Robin Hood Foundation College Success Prize.



IDEA works in partnership with institutions of higher education to support the advancement of teaching, learning, and leadership. IDEA, a nonprofit organization established in 1975, provides statistically valid and reliable Teaching and Learning Assessment (student ratings) and Leadership Assessment (chair and administrator) instruments backed by extensive research.


Innovative Educators (view sessions)

Innovative Educators is dedicated to providing superior training focused on critical issues facing students and educators today. Our primary goal is to provide the information, training, and skills necessary to implement positive change on a personal, professional, and institutional level.


INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications

The INTELECOM Online Resources Network® offers more than 6,500 academic and career streaming videos and clips in more than 40 disciplines. Enhance student completion rates and close the skills gap with your partners in content development and e-learning. New for 2015 are online self-study and test preparation courses on the Udemy learning platform. Correlated to OpenStax OER textbooks. Sociology, anatomy & physiology, and physics videos are 100 percent closed captioned. Free trials are available.


Jobs for the Future (view sessions)

Jobs for the Future (JFF) works to ensure that all underprepared young people and workers have the skills and credentials needed to succeed in our economy by creating solutions that catalyze change in our education and workforce delivery systems. Working with our partners, JFF designs and drives the adoption of innovative and scalable education and career training models and systems that lead from college readiness to career advancement.


John N. Gardner Inst for Excellence in Undergraduate Education (view sessions)

Since 2005, the not-for-profit Gardner Institute has partnered with 110 community colleges to improve performance with gateway courses, retention, and/or completion rates. The Institute offers analytics-based self-study processes and special convenings that help institutions improve first-year, transfer, and overall undergraduate student success and learning.


League for Innovation in the Community College (view sessions)


MakerBot (view sessions)

MakerBot, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd., is leading the next industrial revolution by setting the standards in reliable and affordable desktop 3D printing. Founded in 2009, MakerBot has built the largest installed base of desktop 3D printers sold to innovative and industry-leading customers worldwide, including engineers, architects, designers, educators, and consumers. Join the next industrial revolution by following MakerBot.


Massachusetts Community Colleges (view sessions)

The Massachusetts Community Colleges Executive Office (MCCEO) works on behalf of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, currently representing more than 196,000 students in every region of the Commonwealth. MCCEO provides key information on current issues and policies connected to Massachusetts community colleges. Through policy initiatives; research; and strategic outreach to business/industry, policy stakeholders, and media outlets, MCCEO assists the community colleges within Massachusetts in fulfilling their collective mission.


MatchWare, Inc. (view sessions)

Founded in 1992, MatchWare is a leader in easy to use mind mapping and project management tools for education and professional use. MatchWare produces software solutions to help improve critical thinking and problem solving skills with Exports to Word, PPT, HTML, and PDF. Our new meeting management solution, MeetingBooster, can help you plan, execute, and create minutes with ease!


MDRC (view sessions)

MDRC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research organization dedicated to learning what works to improve programs and policies that affect the poor. We design and study new approaches to the problems confronting public education; low-income children, families, and communities; and low-wage workers and people with serious barriers to employment.


Michigan State University International Business Center

The Michigan State University International Business Center is a federally-funded national resource center dedicated to increasing U.S. global competitiveness through international business education. We conduct regular benchmarking on international business education in community colleges and offer a number of faculty development programs designed specifically for community college faculty members. We also develop and maintain the top website for international business resources:


National American University - Roueche Graduate Center (view sessions)

The Roueche Graduate Center is named in honor of Dr. John E. Roueche, President of the Center. Dr. Roueche is Director Emeritus of the Community College Leadership Program and Sid W. Richardson Chair Emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin. The purpose of the Roueche Graduate Center is to coordinate all graduate programs at National American University (NAU). The university recognized the importance of focusing on master’s and doctoral student experiences to prepare future practitioners and leaders. NAU's Community College Leadership Program is housed at the Center, with cohorts located throughout the United States. National American University welcomes students of diverse interests, cultures, and abilities and prepares them for careers in technical and professional fields by providing quality higher education in a caring and supportive environment.


National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (view sessions)

The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) is a membership organization of presidents, administrators, educators, center directors, and entrepreneurs, focused on inciting entrepreneurship in their communities and on their campuses. NACCE has two main goals; (1) to empower college leaders to approach the business of running a community college with an entrepreneurial mindset; and (2) to grow the community college’s role in supporting job creation and entrepreneurs in their local ecosystems.


National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (view sessions)

The National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP) is the only organization of its kind that serves as a national voice for community college teacher education and early childhood programs. NACCTEP supports members by enhancing current programs; serves as a resource for the development of new programs; and develops services, resources, and activities to enhance and promote community college early childhood and teacher education programs.


National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy (view sessions)

Helping students prevent unplanned pregnancy is an important, but often overlooked, part of college completion. Unplanned births account for nearly one in ten dropouts among female students at community colleges. Visit The National Campaign (a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization) in booth 215 to learn how to access and use free, innovative resources that can help students succeed in school by avoiding unplanned pregnancy. Discover online lessons, course templates, publications, and helpful websites for students.


National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development

NISOD is a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching, learning, and leadership at community and technical colleges.


National Science Foundation ATE Centers

The National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Centers of Excellence ensure that our future technical workforce receives the education and tools necessary to excel professionally while meeting the needs of our country’s emerging high-tech industries. NSF-ATE Centers partner with industry for the next American workforce.



OpenStax College is committed to improving student access to quality learning materials. An initiative of Rice University and supported by philanthropic foundations, OpenStax College provides free textbooks, developed and peer-reviewed by educators to ensure they are readable, accurate, and meet the scope and sequence requirements of your course.


Phi Theta Kappa (view sessions)

Phi Theta Kappa is recognized as the official honor society for community colleges by the American Association of Community Colleges. Its purpose is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.


Qwizdom, Inc.

Qwizdom is a leader in interactive learning and assessment technology. Dedicated to making learning effective and engaging, Qwizdom offers RF classroom response technology or response solutions for students’ own devices. Present lessons, tests, and reviews while providing instant feedback. Maintain an interactive environment where class is attentive and students score higher with Qwizdom response solutions.


Sensavis, Inc.

Sensavis brings you The 3D Classroom, a unique, fully interactive 3D tool for learning that makes complex and abstract subject matter easier to understand. All learning modules are interactive and allow exploration of subjects from macro- to micro-level in a realistic environment.


SmarterServices (view sessions)

Are your students ready to learn online? Find out with Need help juggling all of the tasks related to proctoring? Use the proctoring process management system of, which manages multiple proctoring modalities such as virtual, testing center, and human proctoring. Need to find qualified, experienced online faculty? Search our database of over 12,000 online faculty at


SoftChalk LLC (view sessions)

SoftChalk content authoring and hosting solutions are critical to the success of e-learning initiatives, providing educators an easy, affordable way to create, organize, and share interactive content that engages students and inspires learning. Lesson content can be delivered in a LMS, on a Web server or mobile device, or in the cloud.


Software Secure

Software Secure makes online testing secure, convenient, and cost-effective for higher education, K-12, and certification organizations. A pioneer in computer-based testing, the company is the leading provider of proctoring solutions that protect exam integrity. With award-winning products that provide authentication and security, institutions can deliver exams anytime, anywhere with integrity.


Spectrum Industries, Inc.

The industry leader in technology furniture innovations, Spectrum is in touch with today’s technology for classrooms and multimedia presentation furniture. Spectrum offers furniture to meet every need and budget with multimedia lecterns, self-storing computer desks, tablet/laptop charging carts, collaboration tables, and seating.


Stratasys 3D Printers & Production Systems

Stratasys® manufactures 3D printers that create physical objects directly from digital data. Its systems range from affordable desktop 3D printers to large, advanced 3D production systems. Stratasys systems are used for concept modeling, functional prototyping and low-volume finished goods. Its specially engineered materials include hundreds of photopolymers and thermoplastics.


The NROC Project (view sessions)

It's not a product you buy, it's a movement you join. The NROC Project (NROC) is a community-guided, nonprofit organization focused on college and career readiness. NROC member institutions represent education leaders, teachers, and learners cooperating to develop and share digital resources and tools.


Turning Technologies LLC

Engage, monitor, and measure with Turning Technologies’ instructional, assessment delivery, and data collection solutions. TurningPoint Cloud is a cloud-based interface tied to a Turning Account that offers seamless polling with PowerPoint®, over top of any application or self-paced tests, evaluations, and surveys. Gather detailed reports with ResponseCard clickers or with ResponseWare via web-enabled devices.


Unicon, Inc.

Unicon provides IT services and support for open source student success and retention solutions, including learning analytics and Student Success Plan (SSP), case management technology. Learning analytics is crucial in the strategy for optimizing learning environments. SSP provides a holistic counseling model for integrated planning and advising services (IPAS).


University of Illinois: Illinois Online Network

The Making the Virtual Classroom a Reality (MVCR) series, and Master Online Teacher and Certified Online Learning Administrator certificates help faculty and administrators acquire the skills and knowledge needed to teach and lead online, support online, and improve the quality of the online learning experience. Make the Illinois Online Network your strategic partner in faculty professional development at the individual or institutional level. Connect with thousands of colleagues around the nation and the world.


University of Maryland University College

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Community College Alliance program provides a seamless transition from associate’s to bachelor’s degrees at more than 70 community colleges, including all 16 in Maryland. Transfer up to 70 credits to UMUC and take advantage of enhanced student services. UMUC also offers an online Doctor of Management in community college policy and administration designed to help faculty and administrators advance in today’s community college environment.


University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix offers a range of degrees, certificate programs, and individual courses with delivery models that meet today’s working adults where they are in their development cycle. Emphasis is placed on innovation, professional development, industry aligned curriculum, and its resultant effect on human capital development in the global economy.


VMware, Inc.

VMware is the industry-leading virtualization software company. By virtualizing infrastructure—from the data center to the cloud to mobile devices—we enable IT to deliver services from any device, anytime, anywhere. VMware seeks to create a collaborative relationship with academic institutions whereby their students may obtain the VMware Certified Associate, Professional, and Advanced Professional, which could enable employment in firms seeking skilled workers in virtualization and cloud computing.


Western Governors University (view sessions)

Western Governors University (WGU) is the only fully accredited, online, competency-based university in the country. WGU is a private nonprofit university founded by 19 state governors and supported by more than 20 leading corporations and foundations offering high quality yet affordable bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in information technology, business, health professions, and teacher education.






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