PLATO Learning Wins Two ComputED Gazette BESSIE Awards

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AP Biology, High School Physics courses receive recognition.

PLATO Learning, a leading provider of education technology solutions, has been recognized with two Best Educational Software (BESSIE) Awards. 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 Biology Website for its Advanced Placement Biology course, and for Best Physics Website for its High School Physics course, which was described as “a well-designed, comprehensive method for student introduction to, and application of, this important branch of scientific study.”

“PLATO Learning is very honored to receive two BESSIE Awards for our achievements in education technology,” said Andy Frost, vice president of product management for PLATO Learning. “The BESSIE Awards specifically recognize industry leaders in creating rich, engaging educational content, which perfectly aligns with our focus on creating effective online STEM courses that prepare students for college and career with a rigorous learning experience.”

ComputED Gazette, an online education and technology resources company, established the BESSIE Awards in 1994. Recipients are chosen annually each spring in categories including 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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