ONTARIO, Canada (April 1, 2015) – Edsby, an innovative cloud-based education engagement platform that connects K-12 students, teachers and parents using modern technologies, is a finalist for the 2015 SIIA Education CODiE Awards for Best Classroom Management Solution. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries, and have recognized product excellence for 29 years.
“This recognition is especially meaningful because of the rigorous evaluation process and credibility associated with the CODiEs,” said John Myers, president of Edsby. “Not only does Edsby help teachers manage their everyday instruction, the system enables entire districts to streamline the business of teaching and learning – letting educators, students and parents focus on academic achievement.”
Edsby is a modern, cloud-based system for K-12 school districts that uses the latest web and mobile technologies to connect teachers, students and parents in exciting new ways. It incorporates social learning, school news, group collaboration, assessment management, timetables and calendars, course planning, report cards, attendance and more.
“This year’s finalists are breaking ground with new business models and innovative products. We are pleased to recognize the best in educational technology with these 157 products,” said Karen Billings, vice president of SIIA Education Technology Industry Network. “I look forward to honoring them all in May at the Education Industry Summit.”
This year’s program features 28 education categories, several of which are new or updated to reflect the latest industry trends and business models. New this year, top awards in three overall education categories will also be presented. Overall categories include Best PK-12 Solution, Best Postsecondary Solution and Best Education Solution. All winners will be announced during a special awards dinner at the Education Industry Summit in San Francisco on May 5. The announcement will also be live streamed.
Edsby is a modern, purpose-built learning management system (LMS) for K-12 that enables school districts and private schools to have meaningful engagement between teachers, students and parents using the technologies that have become pervasive in people’s lives. Edsby is developed by CoreFour, a team that has been building scalable, reliable software systems for education organizations around the world for almost 30 years using the latest technology and standards. Edsby is a registered trademark of CoreFour Inc. Learn more at www.edsby.com.
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 800 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. For more information, visit www.siia.net. The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of SIIA serves and represents more than 200 member companies that provide educational software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the K-20 sector. The Division shapes and supports the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities and critical market information. For more information on ETIN of SIIA, visit siia.net/etin.