AAL Solutions Inc., of Ontario, offers a district-wide student information web solution called eSIS for real-time information access from a centralized location. Visit AAL’s web site:
(800) 668-8486
See the ad for AAL Solutions on page 12

Cable in the Classroom, of Washington, D.C., is a public service effort to provide a free cable connection and commercial-free educational programming to schools across the country. Visit the Cable in the Classroom web site:
(202) 775-1040
See the ad for Cable in the Classroom on page 36

CDW-G, of Chicago, provides direct computing solutions with a vast product offering tailored to fit the unique needs of education and government customers.Visit CDW-G’s web site:
(800) 328-4239
See CDW-G’s ad on pages 24 and 25

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), of Washington, D.C., is a national nonprofit organization that promotes the use of information technologies and the internet in K-12 education to improve teaching and learning. Visit CoSN’s web site:
(888) 604-5209
See CoSN’s ad on page 32

CRI Advantage Inc., of Boise, Idaho, deploys experienced delivery teams and application developers to deliver, manage, and support eMail and instant messaging systems, data warehousing, internet and server platforms and infrastructure, mission-critical applications, and specialized solutions in schools and elsewhere. Visit the CRI Advantage web site:
(208) 343-9192
See the ad for CRI Advantage on page 23

Excelsior Software, of Greeley, Colo., is a leading provider of assessment management software for schools. Visit the Excelsior Software web site:
(800) 473-4572
See the ad for Excelsior Software on page 19

Fortres Grand Corp., of Plymouth, Ind., is a software security company dedicated to protecting public-access computers from malicious and inexperienced users and providing customizable options for administrators who need to lock down systems and isolate problems. Visit the Fortres Grand web site:
(800) 331-0372
See Fortres Grand’s ad on page 26

Gateway Inc., of San Diego, is a Fortune 250 company focusing on building lifelong relationships with businesses, schools, and consumers through complete technology personalization. Visit the Gateway web site:
(888) 888-0294 or (888) 888-0438
See the Gateway ad on pages 2 and 3

Global Internet Management, of Bala Cynwyd, Pa., offers InfoServeCM, a suite of smart content and knowledge collaboration tools that enables schools to empower their existing web sites into dynamic, content-managed sites. Visit Global Internet Management’s web site:
(800) 538-3539
See the Global Internet Management ad on page 15

Hewlett-Packard Co. North America includes the company’s K-12 education division (part of the Enterprise Systems Group), which offers a host of technology products, services, and solutions to help transform schools into 21st-century learning environments. Visit HP’s K-12 Solutions web site:
(800) 88-TEACH
See HP North America’s ad on page 21
and the insert on page 17

Holt, Rinehart and Winston (HRW), of Austin, Texas, is a recognized leader in secondary educational publishing. Visit the HRW web site:
(800) 225-5425
See the ad for HRW on page 14

InFocus Corp., of Wilsonville, Ore., is a worldwide leader in digital projection technology and solutions. Visit the InFocus web site:
(800) 294-6400
See the InFocus ad on page 9

The International Society for Technology in Education, of Eugene, Ore.,is the sponsor of the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC), the industry’s largest trade show. Visit the NECC web site:
(800) 280-6218
See the ad for this year’s NECC on page 42

Kurzweil Educational Systems Inc., of Bedford, Mass., is recognized as a leading developer of reading technology for people with learning difficulties and those who are blind or visually impaired. Visit Kurzweil’s web site:
(800) 894-5374
See Kurzweil’s ad on page 8

LaserFiche Document Imaging, headquartered in Long Beach, Calif., strives to deliver smart, flexible, and easily integrated document management solutions for a broad range of business and government needs. Visit the LaserFiche web site:
(562) 988-1688
See the LaserFiche ad on page 27

Lawson Software, of St. Paul, Minn., provides business-process software solutions designed to serve the specialized needs of service industries, such as health care and education. Visit the Lawson Software web site:
(800) 477-1357
See the ad for Lawson Software on page 22

Macromedia Inc., of San Francisco, provides industry-leading software that empowers internet developers and designers. Visit the Macromedia web site:
(800) 470-7211
See Macromedia’s ad on the back cover

Meridian Creative Group, of Erie, Pa., provides math software for every student. Visit the Meridian Creative Group web site:
(800) 530-2355
See Meridian’s ad on page 29

Microsoft Corp., of Redmond, Wash., is a world leader in software for personal, business, and education use. Visit Microsoft’s web site:
(425) 882-8080
See the Microsoft ads on pages 5 and 13

PLATO Learning Inc., of Bloomington, Minn., has created and delivered educational software solutions for curriculum and assessment since 1963. Visit the PLATO Learning web site:
See the ad for PLATO Learning on page 11

Sagebrush Corp., of Minneapolis, is a fast-growing leader in serving K-12 library media specialists in their efforts to provide access to information, stimulate interest in reading, and improve student performance. Visit the Sagebrush web site:
(800) 533-5430
See the Sagebrush ad on page 33

Serious Magic Inc., of Rancho Cordova, Calif., is looking to create the next generation of visual communication tools. The company’s Visual Communicator software enables students to create everything from school broadcasts to multimedia projects in just minutes. Visit the Serious Magic web site:
(916) 859-0100
See the ad for Serious Magic on page 20

SMART Technologies Inc., of Calgary, is a market leader in developing products for shared spaces, including the SMART Board, an electronic interactive whiteboard. Visit the SMART Technologies web site:
(888) 42-SMART
See the SMART Technologies ad on page 10

TechSmith, of Okemos, Mich., makes software that enables students, faculty, and staff to capture and share text, video, and graphics from software applications and the internet easily. Visit TechSmith’s web site:
(800) 517-3001
See the ad for TechSmith on page 18

Thinkronize Inc., of Cincinnati, is the producer of NetTrekker, an award-winning and trusted search engine for schools. Visit the NetTrekker web site:
(877) 517-1125
See the ad for NetTrekker on page 7

Tripp Lite, of Chicago, offers the most reliable, cost- efficient power protection, power supply, and connectivity solutions available. Visit the Tripp Lite web site:
(773) 869-1234
See the ad for Tripp Lite on page 16

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