Camden, NJ (PRWEB) September 19, 2010
Catapult Learning, LLC, a leading provider of K-12 instructional intervention and professional learning services, announced today that Stuart J. Udell has joined the company as its Chief Operating Officer. Udell will transition to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2011, and will succeed Stephen K. Freeman, current President and CEO. Freeman will remain at the Company as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Udell joins Catapult Learning from The Princeton Review, where he served as President of Post Secondary Education. Udell also served as CEO of Penn Foster, a global leader in career-focused distance learning, until December 2009, at which time the company was acquired by The Princeton Review. Prior to joining Penn Foster, Udell spent ten years with Kaplan, Inc. where he most recently served as President of its K-12 division.
“We are thrilled to welcome Stuart to Catapult Learning,” said Freeman. “His knowledge of building and transforming educational businesses will be a tremendous asset to the organization as we increase our penetration into existing markets and explore new ones. I am excited he has accepted this role, and look forward to working with him.”
About Catapult Learning
Catapult Learning has helped struggling K-12 schools and students achieve higher results for nearly 35 years. The Company offers a blend of teacher-led instructional intervention services, custom support and professional development programs—all designed for flexibility in order to align with each school’s unique culture.