Kingston, Tenn. – March 11, 2014 – WIN Learning, a leader in career driven education models with more than 10 million learners worldwide, announced today that its Career Readiness System has once again been honored as a ‘trendsetter’ finalist in the 2014 EdTech Digest Awards program. The distinguished awards program recognizes outstanding solutions and the best and brightest minds in the education and technology sector.
“Our company is honored to be recognized, for the second year, by EdTech Digest as it acknowledges our position as a leader in offering a college and career driven education model that shows students the relevance and the connection between what’s happening in the classroom to their futures,” said Dr. Teresa Chasteen, CEO of WIN Learning. “We are giving students the tools, confidence and skills to excel in school and in life.”
This year’s EdTechDigest program featured a variety of ‘Cool Tool’ categories, recognizing the best new, emerging and established technology solutions for education, and Trendsetter categories that recognize notable people or products shaping the ed tech space. WIN Learning is a finalist in the ‘product or service setting a trend’ category.
A distinguished panel of industry influencers and veterans conducted this year’s evaluation proceedings. “There is a great deal of talent and quality out there, and we’re excited to recognize these cool tools, leaders and trendsetters in the education technology space,” said Victor Rivero, who oversees the program as editor in chief of EdTech Digest. “There are now thousands of startups, apps, and companies working in ed tech, more than ever before. Shining a spotlight on the best and brightest, we intend to generate even more activity in this sector to continue pushing forward a slow revolution for the benefit of future generations.”
WIN Learning’s Personalized Career Readiness System is a comprehensive solution comprised of a series of standards-aligned, web-based programs that help middle and high school students understand and prepare for the realities of college and the workplace.
Chasteen added, “When students engage in learning within the context of careers, they understand the importance of their classes, stay in school through graduation, and emerge prepared for what lies beyond high school.”
About WIN Learning
Since 1996, WIN has become the leading provider of career readiness solutions to help districts prepare pathways for students’ futures, whether they are college, trade school, military or workplace bound. To date, more than 10 million students worldwide have participated in the specialized career–driven courseware and education intervention initiatives as well as career-readiness certification programs. For more information, go to www.winlearning.com or call 888-717-9461.
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