PLATO Learning Wins Two ComputED Gazette BESSIE Awards

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AP U.S. History, High School Chemistry courseware receive recognition.

PLATO Learning, a leading provider of education technology solutions, has been recognized with two Best Educational Software (BESSIE) Awards for their AP U.S. History and High School Chemistry courses. The BESSIE Awards recognize innovative and content-rich programs that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. This year, PLATO has been honored in the high school category for “Best Chemistry Website” for its High School Chemistry courseware and for “Best Online U.S. History Course” for its AP U.S. History courseware.

“PLATO Learning is very honored to receive two BESSIE Awards for our achievements in educational technology,” said Jamie Candee, vice president of product and marketing for PLATO Learning. “The BESSIE Awards specifically recognize companies who are industry leaders creating rich, engaging educational content, which perfectly aligns with PLATO’s focus on creating online courses that incorporate STEM as well as prepare students for college with rigorous college readiness coursework."

ComputED Gazette, an online education and technology resources company, established the BESSIE Awards in 1994. Recipients are chosen annually each spring in categories that include early learning, early elementary, upper elementary, middle school, high school, post-secondary, multi-level and teacher tools.

About PLATO Learning, Inc.
PLATO Learning is a leading provider of high-value, comprehensive education technology solutions with a focus on learner achievement leading to academic and career success. With more than 50 years of experience driving significant advances in the industry, PLATO offers a wide variety of innovative solutions spanning a multitude of program areas to facilitate 21st century teaching and learning. For more information on PLATO Learning, visit, like our Facebook page, or follow us on Twitter.

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