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CAPSS Business Partner Program

MEET OUR PARTNERS


CAPSS supports superintendents' interests in ensuring that schools and students have access to the best educational programs, products and services. Our Partners support these efforts by introducing a wide variety of products and services to our members for consideration, leading to greater opportunities for students. A profile of each of our partners, along with links to their website and contact information, is listed below.


ELITE PARTNERS

Right At School logo

Right At School provides safe, engaging, and meaningful before and after school programs to inspire a love of learning, support schools, and give parents peace of mind. Our highly trained local educators ignite afterschool joy and community for 35,000 students in 440 schools across the country -- all at NO cost to districts. Parents love our affordable, flexible options, and kids have a blast with our Disguised LearningTM  curriculum, enjoying hands-on FUN in STEM, SEL, fitness, homework help, service learning, and more every day Right At School! For more information, visit:

www.rightatschool.com

Contact:
Erreick Stewart
Director of School Partnerships
(413) 270-0268


PREMIER PARTNERS

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt logo

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is a global learning company dedicated to changing people's lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K-12 education content, services and cutting-edge technology solutions, HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom.

https://www.hmhco.com/

Contact:
Massimo Rubini
Director of Sales
NYS  CT  RI
(845) 745-6944

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Logo for Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Counselors at Law

Shipman & Goodwin LLP has more than 170 attorneys with five offices in Connecticut, an office in New York and Washington, D.C. The firm is recognized nationally for the depth and breadth of our education practice. Our school law attorneys represent over 125 public school districts and educational entities. Our online resource, www.ctschoollaw.com is dedicated to presenting the latest developments in school law.

www.shipmangoodwin.com

Contact:
Thomas B. Mooney, Esq.
Partner

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CT Alliance of YMCAs logo

The Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs is comprised of 21 YMCAs, each volunteer led, a charitable organization and a powerful advocate for the needs of children, families and individuals in communities throughout Connecticut. We have provided over $11 million dollars in Financial Assistance to support youth, adults and families who choose to participate in YMCA programs, regardless of their age, gender, income or background, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to participate in a program which promotes youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. In 2018 YMCAs supported 14,910 children through after school/enrichment programs, 128,920 youth experienced values based programs at YMCAs in Connecticut. Also 4,967 children enrolled in the Y's preschool enrichment programs.

The YMCA is dedicated to nurturing the potential of every child and teen in our communities.

www.ymca.net

David Hayward
Strategic Consultant
Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs
(312) 835-2225


BASIC PARTNERS

IXL logo

IXL's K-12 personalized learning platform is used by more than 8 million students. Our comprehensive, Connecticut State Standards-aligned curriculum adapts to each student and provides specific guidance that targets their learning needs. With the Continuous Diagnostic and IXL Analytics, teachers have the insights they need to improve student performance in the classroom and on high-stakes assessments.

www.ixl.com

Contact:
Brad Onken
Connecticut Educational Consultant
(781) 777-3517

College Board logo

The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity.
Founded in 1900, the College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of over 6,000 of the world's leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education.

www.collegeboard.org

Contact:
Alan Bernstein
(781) 663-2736

AXA logo

The key to a comfortable retirement starts with you! At AXA, we understand the challenges that come with retirement planning, and are committed to helping you through every stage of life. Whether you are beginning your career, changing jobs, or nearing retirement, you can count on AXA to help you reach your savings goals. As the #1 provider of 403(b) plans in K-12, we have the experience to make an impact on your financial future. With AXA, you're not just investing in a 403(b); you're working with a company with a background of nearly 160 years in financial planning support.

www.axa.com

Contact:
Mike Linehan
Northeast Regional Vice President
AXA Retirement Plan Services

DATTCO logo

Established in 1924, DATTCO, Inc. is a third-generation family-owned business headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut. The School Bus Division serves New England school systems utilizing approximately 1,300 buses and transporting over 110,000 students. We have an excellent safety record built on a quality driver-­training program and school-based safety training for students. Our state-of-the-­art routing services provide opportunities to develop efficient routes to maximize savings. The Motor Coach Division, with 200 vehicles, specializes in providing personal and group travel services. In addition, DATTCO is New England's top bus dealer and leader in vehicle service including fleet and collision repair services.

www.dattcoschoolbus.com

Contact:
Cliff Gibson
Chief Operating Officer
 

M&J Bus Inc logo

M&J Bus, Inc. is a family-owned and operated school bus transportation business based in Old Saybrook, CT. M&J presently serves 24 school districts throughout Connecticut, with over 600 vehicles on the road each day. M&J is known for its commitment to safety and customer service, as well as being a company where its employees are appreciated and love to work.

www.mjbusinc.com

Contact:
Jon Hipsher
Chief Operating Officer

Oak Hill School logo

Oak Hill School is a private, state approved, special education school serving students ages 3-21. Programming in our classrooms focuses on teaching academic, social and daily living skills with an ultimate goal of making our students more independent in life. Our mission is to empower students to learn through meaningful, functional, and innovative educational experiences. Our classrooms are located within community settings, including public school, to allow for maximum integration opportunities based on the age and needs of the students. Oak Hill, our parent organization, provides a full range of services to individuals with disabilities.

www.oakhillct.org

Contact:
Ana Wittig
Chief Administrator



Questions?

Businesses, organizations and individuals interested in a Partnership with CAPSS  may initiate inquiries with:

Paulien K. Rorick
Staff Associate for Digital Communications
(860) 236-8640 x170
prorick@capss.org

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