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NY certifies Teq’s online professional development

By GREGORY ZELLER // New York is turning to Teq to keep the state’s teachers up-to-speed on their professional development. The Huntington Station-based education-tech distributor has been selected by the New York Department of Education to provide online Continuing Teacher and Leader Education courses required to maintain state teaching certifications. Educators can now choose to attend on-site professional-development classes or complete Teq’s online courses. State statutes require teachers to complete 100 hours of continuing-ed classes every…


Squeezing an A into STEM

Education and workforce development come together Nov. 17 to explore the future world in which science and creativity happily co-exist. Popularly called STEAM, the movement aims to build well-rounded workers of tomorrow who embrace the hard skills of science, technology, engineering and math but haven’t lost sight of the undisputed value of the arts. “I believe this is the first Long Island conference that brings educators, technology companies and businesspeople together to discuss the significance…


Teq lands Labdisc distribution deal

Teq, the Huntington-based ed-tech juggernaut, has been named exclusive K-12 distributor in New York and New Jersey of Labdisc, a hand-sized “data logger” produced by Georgia’s Boxlight Corp. Packed with 15 sensors, the wireless Labdisc acts as a handheld laboratory, integrating many of the technology tools common in today’s classrooms, including tablets and interactive flat panels. The single device replaces more than 20 sensors, communication cables and other pieces of equipment, facilitating hands-on science in…


Teq beefs up its teacher dev platform

A major upgrade to Teq’s online professional-development platform will put teachers face-to-face with tech experts via video conferencing, according to the Huntington Station education-technology producer. The firm’s new “Instructional Support Now” feature allows K-12 educators to instantly connect with a member of Teq’s professional-development team, one of several additions to the company’s proprietary Teq Online PD line. The company is also introducing several new online administrative features, including an option that lets school-district clients combine…


Teq lands Audio Enhancement deal

Huntington classroom-technology producer Teq has landed another lucrative distribution deal, this time as the exclusive New York provider for Audio Enhancement’s award-winning line school-audio products. It’s the latest classroom coup for Teq, which in August became the exclusive New York provider of software and hardware for Canadian tech firm SMART Education Solutions. As with the SMART deal, Teq will be the exclusive distributor of Audio Enhancement products to all public K-12 districts in New York…


Teq inks NY distribution deal

Huntington classroom-technology producer Teq has announced a new distribution deal covering its home turf. Teq has been named the exclusive provider of SMART Education Solutions software and hardware for all New York State K-12 school districts. The company will provide the latest SMART interactive displays and software to public school districts across the state, in addition to professional development products and SMART-qualified tech support. Among the products to be distributed through the exclusivity deal is…


Teq pushes into school security

By GREGORY ZELLER // A Huntington-based tech firm that makes its bones in the education arena is doing some extracurricular work on school security. Teq, a manufacturer and distributor of high-tech professional-development and educational tools, this week announced the launch of Spot, an “all-in-one mass emergency communication platform” that utilizes a mobile app to facilitate crisis-situation connections. Spot gives teachers and other staffers the ability to report emergency situations with the touch of a single…


Teq beefs up distribution partnerships

The good times roll on at educational software firm Teq, which this week announced two new reseller partnerships. In April, the Huntington-based producer of innovative classroom technology and online professional development solutions entered into an international distribution deal with Canadian firm SMART Technologies, allowing Teq to forge distribution agreements with SMART’s reseller partners throughout the United States and Canada. This week, the firm announced partnerships with two of those resellers: Piraino Consulting, which will make…


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New distribution deal in hand, Teq looks to bulk up

BY GREGORY ZELLER // Teq, the Huntington-based educational software firm, is about to go on a hiring spree after announcing a new international distribution deal. A producer of innovative classroom technology and software solutions focused on 21st century instruction, Teq announced Tuesday it had entered into a distribution agreement with SMART Technologies, an Alberta, Canada-based supplier of innovative business and education technologies. The deal will allow Teq to distribute its professional development and educational technology…