Des Plaines Valley Region
DVR Education for Employment
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River Grove, IL 60171

Frequently Requested Vendor Contacts

American Careers Magazine: NTO focused Parents Edition
Available from Career Communications – Ph: 913-362-7788 (Limited numbers available from ICSPS)

Career Cruising: College & Career Planning Software

 

  career cruising

Career Kids: Educational materials for Careers & guidance 
the professional organization for technology, innovation, design, and engineering educators.

 

  career kids

CTECS: software package designed to facilitate the management of work-based learning experiences. (formerly VTECS)

 

  ctecs
Hearlihy Drafting Supplies:  Model building   hearlihy

Imaginit Technologies:  AutoDesk Software

 

  imaginit

International Technology & Engineering Educators Association:  the professional organization for technology, innovation, design, and engineering educators.

 

  ite

Career Exploration materials from Cherry Lake Publishing.  Call Misty or Mary at 1-866-918-3956  http://cherrylakepublishing.com/

 

   

Knowledge Matters:  believes that rich visual simulation-based learning will be the dominant educational trend of the next quarter century.  Management, Finance, Retailing & Restaurant  are class project simulation programs for Business education

 

  knowledge
Cengage Learning:  Mean Jeans Business community simulation for                    Business Education classes   cengage

Legos MindStorms:  robotics, specifically designed for use by teachers and other adults working with groups of children.  MINDSTORMS® Education software offers a user-friendly, icon-based interface that enables drag-and-drop programming.  Curriculum developed by Carnegie Mellon.

 

  lego
Naviance:  College & Career Planning Software   naviance

Pitsco:  Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math classroom supplies

 

  pistco

The Sous Chef 7 Educational Software:  Includes video features, quiz generator with a test bank of over 2,500 questions. Also, there are 70+ individual and group activities, printable PDF handouts, a page creator tool, & more, compatible with ProStart.

 

  kpo

Relevant Classroom: Relevant Classroom is proud to be the official distributor of career cluster products. For more information about the States’ Career Clusters Initiative

 

  scc

Virtual Job Shadow (Strivven Media)
http://www.virtualjobshadow.com/demo

 

  virtual job shadow

Additional Vendor Resources:

 

Cambridge Educational

http://cambridge.films.com

Career Communications Inc.

http://www.ccgmag.com/v2/magazine.shtml

Chronicle Guidance Publications

http://www.chronicleguidance.com

College Prowler

http://collegeprowler.com

EMC Publishing

http://www.emcp.com/product_catalog/index.php?GroupID=1

Finney Company

http://www.finney-hobar.com/career.html

Impact Publications

http://www.impactpublications.com

Internship Quest

http://internshipquest.com

Jaguar Educational

http://www.jaguared.com

Kuder Inc.

http://www.kuder.com

Learner Worker

http://learnerworker.com

Linx Educational

http://www.linxedu.com

Maupin House Publishing

http://www.maupinhouse.com

New Careers Center

http://www.newcareerscenter.com

Nimco Inc.

http://www.nimcoinc.com

Octamaron Associates

http://octameron.com

Petersons

http://www.petersons.com

Rick Trow Productions

http://www.careergame.com

Ruggs Recommendations

http://www.ruggsrecommendations.com

Social Studies School Service (School Counselor Resources)

http://www.socialstudies.com

The Futures Channel

http://www.thefutureschannel.com/

Wintergreen Orchardhouse

http://www.wintergreenorchardhouse.com

Woodburn Press

http://www.woodburnpress.com

Listings on this page do not constitute endorsement of particular organizations or products