All Covered Awarded Exclusive Contract on Michigan’s REMC $AVE Bid Project for Promethean Interactive Learning Products
Foster City, Calif. and Ramsey, NJ – February 11, 2014 – All Covered, a division of Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. (Konica Minolta) and one of the nation’s leading IT Services companies, has been selected by the REMC Association of Michigan’s Statewide $AVE Bid Project as the exclusive awarded provider of Promethean interactive learning solutions for schools across Michigan.
The REMC Statewide $AVE Bid Project is a cooperative purchasing program developed to secure aggregated volume bid prices that meet state bid procedures for Michigan schools and other eligible agencies. This initiative saves schools time and money by providing a bid that meets state standards and allows schools to purchase interactive learning solutions without additional bidding requirements. Vendors are selected based on product knowledge, support, price, and customer satisfaction.
Through the REMC $AVE Bid Project, All Covered will be able to help provide Promethean state-of-the-art technology to Michigan schools within budget guidelines. All Covered also offers IT services for the installation of the equipment, professional development, support and training for Promethean. Promethean is a world leader in providing innovative learning solutions for the 21st century classroom and offers comprehensive, interactive learning solutions. Promethean's integrated approach to learning includes: assessment and data management, Tablet PCs, student response systems, Interactive tools & whiteboards.
“We are excited to be working with $AVE Bid Project and provide Michigan schools with a significant savings opportunity on Promethean interactive technologies including their personalized 1:1 solutions,” says Todd Croteau, president of All Covered. “Studies show that personalized learning solutions are producing significant improvements in the classroom with 69 percent increases in student engagement, 39 percent greater retention and 28 percent improved test scores. With expertise in providing IT services to schools around the country, All Covered is committed to helping educators at the point of instruction by providing tools such as Promethean to help engage students in a lifetime of learning.”
All Covered has assisted over 500 schools districts and other educational institutions around the country in selecting and implementing technologies and solutions that engage students, assist teachers in creating interactive curriculum and help administrators with the myriad of reporting and accountability requirements. With services that include comprehensive managed IT Services, project-based programs, procurement and Cloud services, All Covered helps schools apply technology to improve the effectiveness and efficiencies of educational institutions.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced document management technologies and IT Services. The company focuses on complete business solutions including production print systems, digital presses, multifunctional products (MFPs), managed print services, vertical application solutions and related services and supplies. Through the All Covered division, Konica Minolta helps businesses across all verticals with their IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing needs. All Covered has local offices in over 25 cities with more than 500 engineers, and is fully certified in all major IT technologies. For more information, please visit www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com or www.allcovered.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.