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WIN Learning selected as a 2019 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence Winner For the WIN Career Readiness System as a District Solution
Kingston, Tenn. – January 14, 2020 —WIN Learning, developers of the WIN Career Readiness System, announced today that it was named a 2019 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence winner as a leading career and workforce readiness solution in the best district solution category. WIN Learning is pleased to be recognized with this major industry award for its successful implementation of solutions that support districts in preparing students for career readiness, academic skills, and employability soft skills.
“For 40 years, Tech & Learning has reported on how edtech products are improving teaching and learning,” says Tech & Learning Group Publisher Christine Weiser. “In keeping with this mission, our 2019 Awards of Excellence contest focused on stand-out products that are both unique in the K-12 market, as well as those that are helping schools solve specific problems.”
The WIN Career Readiness System was also named a finalist in the Revere Awards presented by the Association of American Publishers and in the 2019 EdTech Digest Awards program.
“With the increasing demands for a well-educated and skilled 21st-century learner and workforce, there is little question that all students should graduate from high school fully prepared for college and careers,” said Teresa Chasteen, CEO of WIN Learning. “It is so gratifying to know that the judges believe, as we do, that our solution is considered one of the best available for districts to prepare students and inspire them to prepare for life beyond high school.”
The WIN Career Readiness System is a web-based solution that provides comprehensive career exploration and planning, college readiness courseware, and career readiness foundational academic and employability skills credentials and courseware. Students begin with myStrategic Compass, a career exploration, planning and guidance tool that includes features such as a class planning tool that maps required high school classes based on career interests; college and degree program profiles to support post-secondary education planning; a resume builder, and sample and practice job applications. Next, students can access two courseware and credentialing programs. The WIN Career Readiness Courseware and Ready to Work Credential includes instructional content that reinforces the relevance between foundational skills – in Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information. The WIN College Readiness Courseware is a digital test prep curriculum that helps learners achieve foundational college readiness in Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Reading and Writing/English. Finally, the system includes WIN Soft Skills Courseware and the Essential Soft Skills Credential that prepares students with aptitude and attitudinal skills, including interpersonal, problem-solving, and team collaboration skills that employers demand.
About WIN Learning
Since 1996, WIN has become the leading provider of career readiness solutions to help business, industry, workforce, and districts prepare pathways for students’ and job seekers’ futures, whether they are college, trade school, military, or workplace bound. To date, more than 10 million students worldwide have participated in the specialized career-driven courseware and education intervention initiatives as well as career-readiness certification programs. For more information, go to www.winlearning.com or call 888-717-9461.
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