Sponsors & Exhibitors

Platinum Sponsors

Carney, Sandoe & Associates

Carney, Sandoe & Associates

Carney, Sandoe & Associates provides faculty and administrator contingent placement, retained executive search, and strategic consulting services to independent, international, and like-kind schools. Founded in 1977, the CS&A Placement Group is recognized as the preeminent recruiter of teachers and administrators for PK-12 schools worldwide. The Executive Search Group has unparalleled expertise in retained head of school and top administrator executive search services for clients in the U.S. and abroad; The Consulting Group offers professional, management consulting in governance, institutional assessment, compensation analysis, board evaluation and strategic planning.

First Republic Bank

First Republic Bank

Founded in 1985, First Republic Bank and its subsidiaries provide private banking, private business banking and private wealth management, including investment, trust and brokerage services. Community involvement with a focus on education has been a cornerstone of our mission. We provide schools with total banking solutions including tax-exempt financing, interim loans bridging capital campaigns and the seasonality of cash flows, cash management services, brokerage accounts for stock donations and short-term and long-term investment management.

First Republic specializes in delivering exceptional relationship-based service, with a solid commitment to responsiveness and action. We are a member of NCGS and believe that donating time, money and knowledge to those who are best placed to make a difference to the lives of many is the right thing to do. It is truly a privilege to serve our schools and communities.

Gold Sponsors

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Girl Up

Girls are powerful. When they’re educated, healthy, safe, and counted, they transform their communities. Girl Up, the United Nations Foundation’s adolescent girl campaign, engages girls to stand up, speak up and rise up for girls, empowering each other and changing our world. Led by a community of passionate advocates raising awareness and funds, our efforts help the hardest to reach girls living in places where it is hardest to be a girl.

Silver Sponsors

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Educator’s Ally

Educator’s Ally is a highly personalized placement agency that connects teachers and administrators with independent day and boarding schools. With New York roots and a national reach, EA’s thoughtful approach to recruiting has been valued by schools and candidates alike since 1975.

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FolioCollaborative is a cloud based platform designed to enrich your school’s faculty growth and evaluation process, keeping meaningful feedback and encouragement conveniently together. As a non-profit supporting over 150 educational institutions, our organization blends technology and a passion for teaching excellence, to provide a flexible framework adapted to your unique needs. Our team guides you through implementation to enhance your school’s mission and values and provide continued assistance engaging you with our experienced member community.

Bronze Sponsors

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American Council for International Studies (ACIS)

Since 1978 ACIS, the American Council for International Studies, has been a leader in quality educational travel for middle and high school students and their teachers. We believe in the power of travel to open students’ eyes and change their lives—and every detail of our educational tours is carefully crafted to help make it happen.

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At EAB, we are making education smarter. We harness the collective power of more than 1,200 educational institutions to generate insights that help education leaders fulfill their mission and enable their students to succeed. Then we work alongside administrators, advisors, faculty and students through our research forums, technologies, and services to apply and hardwire those insights. We provide institutions with the strategic guidance and data they need to improve mission-critical outcomes and prepare for tomorrow’s students.

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Envoys is a team of educators. We design research-based programs that provide meaningful experiences for students to engage in direct and frequent exchanges with local people, understand the social and cultural context, and develop intercultural understanding and empathy. Envoys partners with carefully selected experts at home and in our destination countries to ensure the highest-quality education experience on all programs.

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Grand Classroom

Grand Classroom is a travel organization based in Virginia that organizes experiential educational programs for students. In addition to the important character-building aspects of student travel, the participants are exposed to a constant stream of interactive lessons in science, history and conservation.

Students working with Grand Classroom are outside the majority of the trip, and learn by hands-on experience with docents and expert guides. In this age of cell phones, computers, television and video games, the staff of Grand Classroom believes that students benefit greatly from education combined with movement and outdoor activity. The trips go to National Parks, historic cities and destinations abroad. Each adventure is customized to meet the objectives of each group.

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Lodestone Safety International

Lodestone Safety International (LSI) helps international education and service organizations operate as safely as they should be. Our pragmatic, hands-on approach builds skills and puts tools in your hands to meet risk management challenges faster, smarter and more efficiently. Sample services: Customized Workshops, Safety Reviews and Program Development Strategies.

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Vidcode is the best way to teach students how to code. Built with girls in mind by a team of female engineers, Vidcode empowers students to be creative while teaching them computer programming. Students learn to code things they see and use every day, like Snapchat filters, special effects and meme makers. Non-technical teachers can easily teach computer science with Vidcode’s courses and teaching tools.

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The industry leader for 50 years, WorldStrides takes students of all ages around the world on journeys built to have lifelong impact. They focus on educational excellence by building interactivity into their travel programs, so that students make more genuine connections with new places, peoples and cultures. WorldStrides was the first travel company to earn academic accreditation by major U.S. accrediting bodies. Consistently high traveler ratings praise them for their passionate commitment to customers, operational expertise and peerless safety record. Their product lines are tailored to learners’ ages and interests – from elementary through post-graduate levels, including performance and sports travel.

In-Kind Sponsor

Strategic EdTech

Strategic EdTech provides services, guidance, and leadership to institutions for developing their educational technology and innovation programs to reflect best practice. Through experiential wisdom and proven knowledge, we tailor our services to meet the mission and vision of each individual organization with which we work to ensure sustainable growth and integrity of their technology programs.