Lakewood, NJ, (September 17, 2018) – Achieve3000, the leader in differentiated literacy instruction, today announced that Don Kidd has joined the organization as vice president of strategic sales. Kidd brings broad experience managing relationships with school faculty, district leaders and strategic partners that will be instrumental in helping Achieve3000 meet its growth goals for accelerating student literacy.
“Don is a veteran in the education industry. His wealth of knowledge and resources will have an immediate impact on educators, helping to identify and build solutions that meet their students’ needs while simultaneously helping Achieve3000 grow,” said Stuart Udell, CEO of Achieve3000.
Kidd comes to Achieve3000 with more than 30 years of experience in the education space. In his previous role as vice president of strategic partnerships at K12.com, he proved his leadership skills by building out the company’s strategic sales team and coordinating several large customer acquisitions. Prior to this, Kidd served as president of LTS Education, where he drove double digit growth, and later supported the company’s transition when it was acquired by K12.com.
As a sales leader, Kidd has established relationships with education front-runners at the local, state and national level. He has established and managed partnerships with several notable organizations such as the Gates Foundation, National Dropout Prevention Center, Successful Practices Network, National Superintendents Association and American Association of School Administrators.
In his new role, Don will leverage relationships to drive and expand new business nationally, and promote Achieve3000’s product suite by establishing partnerships with school and district leaders.
“I couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with a great team to further the company’s mission of unlocking the potential and accelerating learning for every single student,” Don said. “I look forward to building on Achieve3000’s success.”
To learn more about Achieve3000, please visit www.achieve3000.com.
Achieve3000® is the leading literacy platform in today’s blended learning programs, with cloud-based solutions that serve nearly three million students worldwide. Based on decades of scientific research, Achieve3000’s patented and proven differentiated instruction for grades PreK-12 and adult education reaches all students at their individual reading levels (with 12 levels in English and 8 in Spanish) to accelerate learning, improve high stakes test performance, and drive college and career success. Learn more at www.achieve3000.com.