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SOURCE Apex Learning
Among top 40 education innovators driving change to raise the bar in education
SEATTLE, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, is proud to announce that the Center for Digital Education has named several Apex Learning clients among the top 40 innovators in education in its 2013 Yearbook.
Janice Manfredi, the senior program manager in the office of high school support at Boston Public Schools, Jennifer Andricopulos, the director for user support services at the Clark County School District, Chris Liang-Vergara, the director of education technology for personalized learning at FirstLine Schools, Ron Chandler, the CIO at the Los Angeles Unified School District and Lisa Andrejko, the superintendent in Quakertown Community School District, have all been recognized for their leadership, creativity, and initiative to use technology to support learning and strategically accomplish their goals.
"Congratulations to each of these leaders who are using digital curriculum as part of their efforts to improve student outcomes," said Cheryl Vedoe, CEO of Apex Learning. "Each of them is achieving results by supporting teachers in individualizing instruction and engaging with students one-on-one as facilitators of learning."
"These leaders are using technology to raise the bar and change the way students learn," said Kim Frame, executive director for the Center for Digital Education. "By recognizing change agents in education, we hope this Yearbook will spark new collaboration and interaction among education leaders across the country."
The view the full 2013 Yearbook, visit: http://www.centerdigitaled.com/paper/2013-Yearbook-Technology-Innovation-in-Education.html.
About Apex Learning
Nearly two decades ago Apex Learning emerged as a leader in digital learning for secondary education, developing online Advanced Placement courses to provide students who would otherwise not have access the opportunity to take rigorous, college-level courses. Recognizing the challenges schools face in meeting the needs of every student - from those struggling to stay on track for graduation to those capable of accelerating their learning - the company continues to develop innovative, digital learning solutions to support teachers and provide every student with the opportunity to excel beyond his or her expectations.
Today Apex Learning offers a comprehensive catalog of rigorous, standards-based online courses that meet high school graduation requirements. Apex Learning comprehensive courses are used by schools nationwide for both initial credit and credit recovery. The company's latest digital learning solution -Tutorials - are a key component of effective blended learning, providing classroom teachers with the critical resources they need to meet the needs of all students including preparation for high stakes assessments, targeted intervention and just-in-time remediation and enhanced instruction for all students.
Apex Learning, headquartered in Seattle, is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission and its courses are approved for National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility. For more information, visit www.apexlearning.com or call 1.800.453.1454.
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