Vendor Partners

NJECC partners with vendors who offer excellent services and special discounts to our member districts. We recommend the vendors listed below and suggest you contact them for your hardware, software, installation, and training needs.

Vendors interested in becoming an NJECC partner can contact Ms. Kathy Evans, Business Administrator at (973) 728-9022 or via email at

 2NDGEAR (Formerly Insight Systems)
IT Hardware Solutions Provider
Ian Walker | Sales Executive / IT Hardware Solutions Provider / PEPPM Auth Vendor
O: (443) 725-5591| F: (443) 588-0888 | E:


academicsuperstorelogo4_12      JourneyED Academic Superstore | JourneyEd | Digital River Education Services Through our NJECC-sponsored Group and Aggregated Buys, we offer special license pricing for Microsoft, Adobe, Corel, Pixologic and Sophos. We provide Microsoft SELECT (perpetual), EES (annual), OVS (annual) and Adobe CLP contracts WITH SERVICE for NJ schools. You’ll be working with very knowledgeable reps that can provide answers to your questions, retrieve your eCoupons or upgrades, assist you with licensing issues, and make sure that you are aware of the most current promotions and changes in the channel, all at the lowest possible tier level discounts offered to K12 schools.   NJECC sponsors a custom eStore for NJ k12 students, faculty and staff, with amazing savings, for PERSONAL use.  Our partnership with  NJECC and our publishers,  makes New Jersey the ONLY state in the Northeast with such a robust collection, AND offering the lowest prices. You will see many more titles being offered in the future. All NJECC Microsoft EES “aggregated buy” annual subscription orders must be received by June 20th, for July 1 processing.  Call now for a quote. For individual faculty, staff and student purchases, visit your custom NJECC SELECT eStore: 

For help with Licensing, K-12 content or any other technology needs, please contact: Odessa Criales-Smith, NJECC Contracts Manager |  ( NEW- 800-876-3507 x12522) | See our flyer for a special offer on  Kaspersky End Point Security Digital River Education Services, Inc.   |  10380 Bren Road West, Minnetonka, MN 55343  | E-Rate #: 143032938



Curriculum Associates is a rapidly growing education company committed to making classrooms better places for teachers and students. We believe that all children have the chance to succeed, and our research-based, award-winning products, including i-Ready®, Ready®, BRIGANCE® and other programs provide teachers and administrators with flexible resources that deliver meaningful assessments and data-driven, differentiated instruction for children. Learn more

Cathy McCormick


Elizabeth Schrader


Curriculum Associates


Educate-Me.Net provides educational software and hardware for educational institutions throughout New Jersey. Call for pricing or product information.
Bob Desort –
Mark Menzella –
877-791-4550 ext 226

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A Global Network of Educational Technologists
We improve the world’s education systems using the best learning principles and technologies available.
Contact: Lisa Thumann at

Eduscape Learning is an innovative developer and provider of professional development, curriculum, and instructional design led by a team of educators. We facilitate the effective integration of technology by teachers in a deliberate manner by aligning learning outcomes to selected standards, including Common Core, STEM and Next Generation Science Standards. Our expertise extends from Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365 to successful classroom implementations of one-to-one initiatives and other classroom technologies, including interactive whiteboards and projectors. We also partner with leading technology manufacturers and resellers, as well as learning management system providers, to ensure successful adoption and application of their solutions. Contact Lanie Gordon 201-497-6621 x201

For more information on Epson products, please contact John McCabe at: Also Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, is asking K-12 and post-secondary educators in the United States and Canada to share three creative ways to engage students in the classroom using an interactive projector for a chance to win the Epson BrightLink® 595Wi finger-touch interactive projector. Educators may enter the “Epson BrightLink Projector Teacher Contest” by submitting an entry online at between February 5, 2015 and April 15, 2015.
Please see the press release for more information:

Howard EDU is a division of Howard Industries and has been in business since 1968 and offering technology solutions since 1998. Howard EDU strives to bring to market cutting-edge, reliable, high-quality technology equipment at affordable prices. Whether selling our own Howard manufactured products such as desktops, notebooks, and servers or partnering with other leading technology innovators such as Makerbot, Acer, Asus, HPE, Belkin, Sophos, StemFuse, or Motion®, you can be sure when you buy from Howard, you are getting the most for your technology dollars. We are a full service solution provider from the server room to the classroom and capable of being your one stop shop for all your technology needs even installation services.  Howard is an approved vendor for the following NJ contracts purchasing vehicles: NASPO and NCPA.

Martin Barrett – NJ EDU Field Sales Manager

Phone: 609-464-8817


David Walters – Inside Sales Rep

Phone: 601-399-5637



Since 2002, JAMF Software—and our Casper Suite solution—have made it easy for schools and businesses to use and manage Apple devices in their organizations. With Casper Suite, IT departments have the industry’s single best tool to inventory, image, configure, secure and distribute software and apps on every Mac, iPad, iPhone or Apple TV under their control. Teachers and students work with products they prefer and that enhance the learning experience in the classroom. IT administrators get their weekends back. Find out why more than 4,000 schools and businesses rely on JAMF Software to manage over 3,850,000 Apple devices across the globe at
Andy Zweig – Account Executive
Mobile: 845-596-3800


Keyboard Consultants, Inc. Keyboard Consultants specializes in interactive classroom technology solutions from SMART and Epson.  We also provide customized classroom and auditorium installations of interactive whiteboards, plasma displays, projectors and sound systems.   We have been serving the needs of New Jersey educators for over 20 years by providing professional field service, technical support and professional development services for all our classroom solutions.Wayne Copeland TOLL FREE: 1-855-882-0063

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Since 1954, Lakeshore Learning Materials has been providing schools and educational programs with innovative products, training and customized materials that span the curriculum. Designed to meet state and national standards in early childhood and elementary education, our top-quality products reflect the latest research in teaching and child development.

For more information please contact Courtney O’Brien, Regional Elementary Manager.

(908) 798-3246 or


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MRA International is a state certified, HP Platinum Partner, providing hardware, software and technical solutions to government agencies, public and private schools, universities and non-profit organizations. As a full-service facility with all the benefits of a local, family-owned company, we consistently provide a top-notch level of personal service. We always lead with our client’s best interest in mind and accelerate their success by serving as a trusted partner who understands their business goals and stays abreast of new technology to provide buying recommendations and best support their ongoing operations.

Bruno Tirone, President

T  (732) 222-0997

F  (732) 229-8897




OnCourse Systems

Steven Bornfreund

Regional Sales Manager

Phone: (800) 899-7204 ext. 112


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Newline Interactive Inc.

Steve Schick

Regional Sales Manager

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101 East Park Boulevard – Suite 807, Plano TX 75074



 PKA Technologies, a certified woman-owned enterprise, has over 20 years of experience providing IT solutions to schools and government agencies. PKA is an approved HP fulfillment partner for HP’s NJ WSCA contracts for all computing and IT equipment. PKA is also e-rate certified, SPIN 143042925. At PKA, we know that most solutions are unique and have individual complexities. Our key to finding the most inspired solutions is our ability to be a complete and committed partner–listening, learning, and responding to the unique challenges of every client and project. Our strong alliances with leading technology vendors such as Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle, Red Hat, Symantec, and VMware allow us to identify best practices that can be integrated into a solution to your most vexing challenges. Contact: Sharon Carolan tel: 201-320-3050


Promedia has provided computer and technology support to K-12 schools since 1992. Our broad range of services includes: Network Design & Installation, Network Engineering, Private Fiber Networks, Security Solutions, Digital and IP Telephony, Data and Voice Cabling, Wireless Networks Contact: Gene Murphy (973) 253-7600

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Why TechXtend? Our approach is all about inclusion across the district. We engage all stakeholders in the process from Administration, Finance, IT & Curriculum to ensure that the technology goals are being met .We represent best of breed solutions across all silos to help provide the best educational learning experience for the modern day student.

  • While technology is what we do, our culture is the cornerstone of who we are.  Our new corporate headquarters located in Eatontown, NJ perfectly reflects that culture.
  • Our innovative, office layout challenges the idea of a traditional workspace.  From the open-seating environment, to our activity-based work space -featuring treadmill and stationary bike desks- our office has a distinct aesthetic vibe that inspires true creativity and productivity.
  • Our events are also an essential part of the TechXtend experience.  From our in-house lunch-and-learns, to our workshops and trainings, we host events that serve as both a learning and social activity.  These events help support the strong team culture we strive to maintain here at TechXtend.
  • As a solutions provider, our competitive advantage is our ability to attract, select, and retain the absolute best talent in the industry. By investing in our facility and employees’ quality of life, we do just that.   With the best talent and a culture of achievement, TechXtend is redefining how people interact with technology.
      • Campus Safety & Security
      • STEM
      • Classroom Management
      • Data Center Infrastructure
      • Backup/DR/BC
      • Client Computing (Chrome)
      • Virtualization
      • Professional Services
      • Staff Augmentation
      • Professional Development

Contact: Kevin Askew – 800-441-1511 x7246 –

Tom Caine Associates, LLC Tom Caine and Associates is dedicated to building confidence and independence in struggling students by providing educators with the best assistive technology products and services. Our product line consists of a full range of interventions for reading, writing, word study, communication, and computer access for special needs students including Title 1, inclusion, and ESL/ELL. Whether you are outfitting a classroom for severely disabled students or need technologies to support students with learning differences, we have the solutions. Tom Caine and Associates also provides comprehensive assistive technology evaluations that help assess issues related to computer access and increasing the functional capabilities of students in the classroom so they can maximize their skills. Our nationally recognized assistive technology expert, Dr. Brian Friedlander is available to meet with you. Tom Caine and Associates, LLC 59 Fieldstone Dr Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 Tel. (800) 595-5036 Fax (973) 394-1515 Email: Internet:

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Vantage Learning is thrilled to be partnering with the NJECC.  Vantage is passionate about driving student learning outcomes and encouraging students to become lifelong learners.  We partner with states, school districts and schools to implement solutions that best meet the ever changing and increasingly complex challenges connected to student improvement.  Our innovative and industry leading solutions have helped millions of students and thousands of teachers for more than a decade.

MY Access! ( is our award-winning, online instructional writing program used by hundreds of thousands of students across the country.  With over 1800 writing prompts, across all subjects and genres, students submit essays and receive immediate scoring and adaptive prescriptive feedback that drives the writing process.  Users achieve, on average, a 19% improvement in holistic and domain-specific writing scores in as few as three engagements.  Data derived from student writing can be used to focus instruction for each student. Aligned to state standards, MY Access! helps students become better prepared for high stakes assessments.  Contact Dave Hewes at 443-350-2561  or to learn more.



VocabularySpellingCity is K-12 game-based learning site and app that offers engaging vocabulary, spelling, phonics, and writing practice. Customize assignments and activities for any learning level by creating your own word lists or using thousands of ready-made word lists on any subject. Members can log in anywhere, from virtually any device. Ask me about the CODIE Award winner, Science4Us, the newest addition to the VocabularySpellingCity family. The Science4Us curriculum is a complete, standards-based, core science curriculum that delivers digital and real-world science experiences to early elementary students (K-2).

Gloria Weitz – Regional Account Manager
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