prnewswire | October 06, 2020
iD Tech, the global leader in STEM education, has launched online math tutoring as part of their popular Online Private Lessons—live, one-on-one remote instruction customized to students' interests, skill levels, and goals. Sessions are led by subject-matter experts - who serve as mentors as much as they do teachers - and are being rolled out to meet the growing need for new and dynamic learning experiences that are also relevant and personal in nature. The best-in-class tech education company revolutionized summer back in 1999 by blending fun STEM learning with the traditional camp experience, and then again by bringing that entire experience online when COVID arrived.
Edgenuity | June 25, 2021
Edgenuity, a leading provider of online curriculum and instructional services for the K–12 market and the flagship brand of Weld North Education, announced today that the Region VII Virtual Academy in Southwest Virginia had selected Edgenuity as one of its virtual learning choices for students. The state of Virginia has approved new legislation proposing that all school divisions provide a virtual learning option for the next school year, 2021–2022. Edgenuity was chosen as the digital curriculum and instructional services provider by 12 of the 17 participating school divisions. Edgenuity was an early Multidivisional Online Provider for the Virginia Department of Education, serving school divisions since 2008.
The new virtual academy is intended to offer a high-quality, flexible learning option for families concerned about their children returning to school. Students enrolling in Edgenuity's virtual school will finish the curriculum under the supervision of qualified, high-quality teachers.
Edgenuity will offer on-demand tutoring for virtual academy students seven days a week, in addition to over 300 courses with engaging content and explicit teaching. Through 19 school divisions, the Region VII Virtual Academy serves approximately 73,000 teachers and students.
Edgenuity, the flagship brand of Weld North Education and a leading provider of online curriculum and instructional services for the K–12 market, is used by over 20,000 schools nationwide, including 20 of the 25 biggest school districts, to achieve academic objectives and enhance student outcomes. Edgenuity's comprehensive portfolio of products is designed to assist students, instructors, and communities in succeeding in their online and blended learning programs. Edgenuity provides students with learning options such as beginning credit courses, honors, Advanced Placement courses, credit recovery, intervention, and test preparation. Edgenuity also assists educators by providing a high-quality digital-first core curriculum from LearnZillion and professional development tools to assist educators in planning and delivering strong, long-lasting learning experiences.
Amazon | April 22, 2022
On April 21st, Amazon’s Career Choice Program partnered with Ancora Education to deliver learning opportunities to Amazon’s employees. Based on a commissioned Gallup survey, Amazon found that 48% of American employees would accept a new job if it offered skill training. 65% of employees reported considering employer provided upskilling as an essential factor in evaluating job potential. In recognition of upskilling as a significant employee retention tool, the partnership with Ancora Education will provide Amazon’s hourly workers with easy access to technical, practical, and classroom training and education courses.
"At Ancora Education, we recognize firsthand the importance of a secondary education and the opportunities it can provide. Amazon is offering its employees a pathway to improving their lives. We are proud to be an official Amazon education partner and value the trust they have placed in our ability to instruct and train their employees."
-Natalie Willliams, Vice President of Client Operations, Ancora Education
Amazon’s Career Choice program is known for its stringent selection process for selecting third-party education partners. It especially focuses on selecting partners committed to helping employees in their learning process. It includes providing job placement assistance, and offering complete educational support that results in career success.
"We're committed to empowering our employees by providing them access to the education and training they need to grow their careers, whether that's with us or elsewhere. We are glad to have Ancora Education as an education partner so we may continue to offer best-in-class training to our employees."
-Tammy Thieman, Global Program Lead of Amazon's Career Choice program