2020 SIDLIT Sponsors

The Summer Institute on Distance Learning and Instructional Technology (SIDLIT) would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. All of our sponsors are either member institutions, or current partners with at least one of our Colleague 2 Colleague member institutions.

Check out the Sponsors in Sched to learn about their products and services, access their contact information, and find opportunities to interact with them in a virtual booth.

Platinum Level Sponsor


Website: Otter.ai/edu

What They Do: Otter.ai is an AI-powered voice note-taking and collaboration app that records, transcribes, and shares meeting, lecture or conversations in real-time. It generates smart notes that sync audio, text, and images, and lets you search, play, edit, highlight, and share notes from any device. Ideal for facilitating distance learning for faculty and students.

Otter.ai Products & Services

Gold Level Sponsor


What They Do:

Blackboard is a leading EdTech company serving higher education, K-12, business and government clients around the world. We connect a deep understanding of education with the power of technology to continuously push the boundaries of learning.

Silver Level Sponsors


What They Do: For over 65 years, KCAV has offered innovative audiovisual solutions throughout the Midwest. While technology has definitely changed since 1953, our commitment to the customer has not. Not only do we provide consultation, sales and training on a long list of audiovisual solutions, we also design and complete integration work on small projects to large venues like gymnasiums, auditoriums, stadiums and more. Our mission is to help you create engaging spaces to learn, work and share. Contact us today to see how we can help you prepare for a new world of teaching this fall. 


What They DoCourseArc is a content authoring and management tool for creating engaging, accessible online learning experiences. We are here to support you by empowering staff to develop, publish, manage, and share high-quality learning content for their learners. 

Baker University – School of Education

What They DoBaker University’s School of Education has a strong reputation for producing outstanding teachers. Baker alumni are consistently nominated for the Kansas Teacher of the Year award, and many of the area’s most recognized leaders in education hold master’s and doctoral degrees from Baker University. Our graduate education programs offer one course at a time and meet one night per week or online. It is an ideal structure for teachers and administrators who spend their days in the field and then want to use their personal class time to solve real-world problems with like-minded peers.

Baker’s Programs

Johnson County Community College


Website:  jccc.edu

JCCC is one of the founding members of Colleague 2 Colleague and the SIDLIT conference.  They have hosted this event for nearly all of its 21 year existence and are once again supporting it by way of a sponsorship and participation!  Thank you to JCCC and Ed Lovitt for your continued leadership and dedication to SIDLIT!

Kansas City Kansas Community College

Website:  kckcc.edu

What They Do: KCKCC is another long-time member of Colleague 2 Colleague and SIDLIT, tracing all the way back to the inception of the organization.  Kansas City Kansas is an educational environment that encourages a strong commitment to high academic standards that sustain and advances excellence in learning and encourages challenging, innovative, and varied programs, teaching methods, and delivery systems; enhances student intellectual and social development to the fullest extent possible; and stresses the attitudes, behaviors, responsibilities, and skills required for effective learning and citizenship in a multicultural democracy.