Digital Millennial Consulting is the lead contractor with respect to Project K-Nect.  In this capacity, DMC is responsible for all aspects of the project including but not limited to technology development, implementation, support services, professional development and monitoring and evaluation.  
Digital Millennial Consulting (DMC) is a cross-sector consulting firm specializing in the education technology sector.  The company serves both public and private entities by delivering focused solutions for schools, state and local educational agencies, institutions of higher education, and nonprofit or for-profit organizations.  DMC’s core mission is to effectively develop and implement technology strategies and systems to maximize academic achievement for our millennial students.
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction acts as the liason between the selected LEAs and the Project K-Nect team.  
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is the agency charged with implementing the State's public school laws and the State Board of Education's policies and procedures governing pre-kindergarten through 12th grade public education. The elected State Superintendent of Public Instruction heads the Department and functions under the policy direction of the State Board of Education.  The agency has approximately 530 positions providing leadership and service to local public school districts and schools in the areas of curriculum and instruction, accountability, finance, teacher and administrator preparation and licensing, professional development and school business support and operations.  The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) develops the Standard Course of Study which describes the subjects and course content that should be taught in North Carolina public schools and develops the assessments and accountability model used to evaluate school and district success. The DPI administers annual public school funds totaling approximately $7 billion in state and federal funds and licenses the approximately 100,000 teachers and administrators serving in public schools.  The DPI's primary offices are in Raleigh, NC, with three regional alternative licensing centers in Charlotte, Fayetteville and Nashville. The state agency works closely with nine Regional Education Service Alliances/Consortia across the state as well as directly with the state's 115 local education agencies.
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Microsoft provides access to its deployments team specializing in Windows Mobile.  Specifically, Microsoft provides system engineering support to Choice solutions during the development stage.
Microsoft Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, licensing, and support of software products for various computing devices worldwide. It operates in three divisions: Platforms and Services, Microsoft Business, and Entertainment and Devices. The Platforms and Services division comprises Client, Server and Tools, and Online Services Business segments. Client segment offers operating systems for servers, personal computers (PCs), and intelligent devices. Server and Tools segment offers Windows Server operating systems. Its Windows Server products include the server platform, operations, security, applications, and collaboration software. It also builds software development lifecycle tools for software architects, developers, testers, and project managers; and provides consulting, and training and certification services. Online Services Business segment provides personal communications services, such as email and instant messaging; and online information offerings, such as MSN Search, MapPoint, and the MSN portals and channels. The Microsoft Business division includes Microsoft Office system of programs, services, and software solutions. It also provides financial management, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications. The Entertainment and Devices division offers the Xbox video game system, such as consoles and accessories, third-party games, and games published under the Microsoft brand, as well as Xbox Live operations, research, and sales and support. It provides PC software games, online games, and other devices; and consumer software and hardware products, such as learning products and services, application software for Macintosh computers, and PC peripherals. The division also develops and markets products that extend the Windows platform to mobile devices and embedded devices. Microsoft was founded in 1975 by William H. Gates III and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.
                                                                                 Drexel University through its Math Forum reviewed and developed digital snippets and provides access to a set of algebra problems. Staff at Drexel will work with NCDPI to ensure all content are aligned with state standards..
The Math Forum is a leading center for mathematics and mathematics education on the Internet. Operating under Drexel's School of Education, their mission is to provide resources, materials, activities, person-to-person interactions, and educational products and services that enrich and support teaching and learning in an increasingly technological world.
Choice Solutions provides technology resources; expertise in the architecture, design, development, testing, and deployment for Project K-Nect.
Choice Solutions is an end-to-end IT system development and integration firm servicing the K-12 Education community since 1999. Over the past eight years, Choice has seen changes in both the needs and usage of systems and applications in the Education process. Today not only our educators are inundated with ever increasing dependence on technology, but so are administrators, councilors, student and parents involved in the education process. Choice Solutions helps the education community’s data and information needs through its E²RP (Enterprise Education Resource Planning) platform. E²RP provides a comprehensive, secure and seamless access to as all the stakeholders information needs to achieve higher student achievement and prepare them to face the 21st century challenges.
The Florida Center for Interactive Media (FCIM) is responsible for all of the multimedia development related to the problem sets available to the students on the Smartphones.  FCIM partnered with the Math Forum to incorporate Algebra I problem sets into dynamic engaging interactive content.
Florida Center for Interactive Media is part of the Florida State University system.  FCIM’s core competencies include web based learning, web applications, website development, DVD+CD Video and print media.  
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Project K-Nect uses SOTI’s MobiControl product in order to monitor in real time student useage of the device to insure compliance with the acceptable use policy.  Further, MobiControl enables teachers the capability to enable and disable different features on the device in order to eliminate the possibility of interruption to classroom instruction.  For example, teachers are able to turn off voice, camera, instant messaging and other related services with just two clicks utilizing the MobiControl product.  
SOTI Inc. develops industry leading technology that solves the unique challenges involved in deploying, managing, securing and supporting remote mobile and desktop computing devices.  SOTI works closely with the top manufacturers of Windows Mobile hardware and software, and has strategic relationships with companies such as Microsoft, Motorola, Intermec, Palm, Psion Teklogix and Hand Held Products. SOTI’s world class technology is second to none, and is licensed by top mobile device hardware & software brands.
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PsyMes Consulting, LLC conducted the research and evaluation component of the project.  In this capacity, PsyMes built the student outcomes assessments and surveys as well as conduct frequent site visits on each campus to collect qualitative and quantitative evaluative data to inform the research questions.
PsyMes Consulting, LLC is a small, woman-owned company that specializes in all phases of educational research including data analysis, synthesis and reporting of evaluation, research and certification data.  In addition to expertise in monitoring and evaluating educational programs using scientifically-based methods, internationally awarded staff has extensive backgrounds in statistical and psychometric methodologies.