Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 05, 2012
The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) has selected PLATO Learning as a 2012 CODiE award finalist in two categories; Best K-12 Instructional Solution and Best Virtual School Solution for Students. For over 25 years the CODiE awards have recognized excellence in business software, digital content, and education technology.
“We are very excited to be recognized by an organization with the history and reputation of SIIA, particularly after winning last year,” said Andy Frost, vice president of product management for PLATO. “It is gratifying to again be a CODiE finalist, and the categories reflect the fact that our online solutions can be optimized for virtual, as well as traditional and blended, learning environments.”
The Best K-12 Instructional Solution category recognizes the best broad-based, multi-disciplinary teaching application or solution for curricula and content that is specifically targeted toward students in K-12 learning environments. The category includes products that offer online curriculum, assessments, and reporting, integrated with tools for classroom management, planning, and collaboration.
The Best Virtual School Solution for Students category recognizes the educational solution that best delivers courses or degree programs online. The solutions can be designed for tutoring, self-paced digital instruction, home-schooling, Advanced Placement courses, credit recovery, additional instructional support, personalized learning environments, or college credit, and targets the K-12 or postsecondary markets.
The CODiE Awards hold the distinction of being the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program, providing winners with a unique opportunity to be recognized and honored by companies they respect and with whom they often compete. This year’s winners will be announced May 7.
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 http://www.plato.com, like our Facebook page, or follow us on Twitter.
The Software & Information Industry Association is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. 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.