August 17, 2015 14:15 ET

Teq Named Exclusive Provider of SMART Education Collaboration Solutions in New York State

HUNTINGTON, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2015) -  Teq, a leading educational technology and professional development firm, today announced that it was named the exclusive SMART provider of SMART Technologies education software and hardware products for all K-12 districts in New York State. 

By working with Teq, schools will have access to the latest SMART interactive displays and software at the best value. In addition, Teq will offer professional development for SMART products and high-quality technical support from SMART-certified professionals. 

"We are delighted to name Teq as our sole education partner in New York. Teq cost-effectively delivers SMART's unique, intuitive education solutions to teachers and students alike," said Greg Estell, President of SMART Education Solutions. "Teq has an incredible reputation for professional development, enabling educators to deliver best-in-class learning. This coupled with SMART's world-leading education technology makes for a powerful combination."

"We are thrilled to be selected as SMART's sole vendor for K-12 in New York. SMART offers the best interactive displays available, and we couldn't be happier to align ourselves with the innovation SMART is bringing to classrooms around the world," said Damian Scarfo, CEO of Teq. "The combination of SMART's solutions for natural collaboration in the classroom with our service level agreements and PD is the ideal way to bring these products to classrooms throughout New York State."

Teq will be offering the full range of SMART education hardware and software products to schools including the new SMART kapp® iQ and Teq Unlimited. SMART kapp iQ is SMART's most advanced Ultra HD interactive display. It is the only display that allows for multi-way inking with student devices -- so that all participants can contribute to the display. Teq is offering a free, 30-day trial of the SMART kapp iQ interactive display to qualifying schools and districts. The trial includes free delivery and setup, as well as two hours of free professional development on the product.

"This is a revolutionary new product, and we believe in it so strongly that we are urging districts to try it at no cost, before considering any other options," said Chris Hickey, President of Teq. "kapp iQ is not only specifically designed for the needs of teachers and students -- designed to support how they work in a classroom -- but it is designed for how kids learn -- using devices and naturally interacting with the technology. This is the product I want in my kid's school."

SMART and Teq's exclusivity partnership begins on October 1, 2015. Free trials of SMART kapp iQ can be requested through Teq's website at

About Teq

Teq is an innovative learning company, dedicated to championing the evolution of the modern classroom. Since 1972, Teq has provided the education community with solutions to improve student learning and support sustainable change.

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