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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


ClassLink logo

ClassLink empowers your students and teachers with instant access to their learning resources. ClassLink® OneClick® includes a library of over 6,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives. ClassLink Analytics gives decision makers the usage data they need. ClassLink Roster Server easily and securely delivers class rosters to any publisher using open technology standards. ClassLink OneSync automates account provisioning and provides bidirectional account syncing. Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.

Gregg Calvaruso
Director of Marketing

Right At School

Right At School logo

Right At School provides safe, engaging, and meaningful in-school and extracurricular programs to enrich the lives of students, give parents peace of mind, and enable schools to focus on their academic mission.

Daniel R. Carter
Director of School Partnerships

PREMIER Partners

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

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, is dedicated to presenting the latest developments in school law.

Thomas B. Mooney, Esq.

BASIC Partners


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.

Mike Linehan
Northeast Regional Vice President
AXA Retirement Plan Services


Spur logo

Spur is a staffing company for schools. We use our very own workforce management software to improve support and substitute staffing services and to save districts a significant amount on staffing costs. We are not only focused on providing a great experience for schools, but also on investing more into our workers in the form of better employee engagement, training, and benefits so they can have more control over their work life.

Laura Slayton
Customer Development Representative



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.

Cliff Gibson
Chief Operating Officer

The ECG Group

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Founded in 1998, The ECG Group provides expert consulting and design services for complex energy efficiency projects.  Service include Technical Owner’s Representation involving Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs), Microgrid and Fuel Cell Projects, Solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), Street Lighting Buy-Back Initiatives, Measurement and Verification of Energy Savings, and Energy Procurement.  ECG has successfully worked as the Technical Owner’s Representative on over 100 energy projects that have produced over $1 Billion in energy conservation improvements. Our experts lend credibility, transparency, and control to the process and will ensure your interests are protected throughout every phase of the project.

Kendra McQuilton
Chief Executive Officer

M & J Bus, Inc.

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.

Jon Hipsher
Chief Operating Officer

Oak Hill School

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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.

Ana Wittig
Chief Administrator


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

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