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WIN Learning Career Readiness System Wins 2020 EdTech Breakthrough Award

Prestigious Awards Program Recognizes Outstanding Educational Technology Products and Companies

KINGSTON, Tenn. – June 24, 2020 – WIN Learning, a leader in career-driven education models, today announced that EdTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the global educational technology market, has selected the WIN Learning Career Readiness System as the winner of its “Overall Career Prep Solution of the Year” award in the second annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards program.


The WIN Career Readiness System is a web-based solution that provides comprehensive career exploration and planning, college readiness courseware, as well as career readiness, foundational academic and employability skills credentials and courseware. WIN Learning e-learning solutions equip students with the academic and essential soft skills credentials for postsecondary and beyond.

Students begin with myStrategic Compass, a career exploration, planning, and guidance tool that includes features such as a class planning tool, as well as college and degree program profiles to support post-secondary education planning. It also includes a resume builder and sample and practice job applications. Next, students can access two courseware and credentialing programs: The WIN Ready to Work Courseware and Ready to Work Credential and the WIN College Readiness Courseware. Finally, the system includes WIN Soft Skills Courseware and the Essential Soft Skills Credential that prepares students with the behavioral and attitudinal skills, including interpersonal, problem-solving, and collaboration skills, that employers demand.


“Our approach is based on the EDUCONOMY MODEL—an intersection between education and the economy where supply, demand, and career pathways are the drivers for education and training, people and talent, occupations and jobs, and business and industry,” said Teresa Chasteen, CEO of WIN Learning. “Our Personalized Career Readiness System helps learners understand and prepare for the realities of the workplace through personalized career readiness instruction with career readiness courseware. We are thrilled to receive this industry recognition from EdTech Breakthrough and I consider it a testament to the hard work and dedication of our WIN Learning employees.”


The mission of the EdTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work, and success in a range of educational technology categories, including Student Engagement, School Administration, Adaptive Learning, STEM Education, e-Learning, Career Preparation, and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 1,750 nominations from over 15 different countries throughout the world.


“WIN Learning is driving towards an inspiring and critically important goal in developing a ‘career readiness credential’ with young people, and the WIN Career Readiness System includes important foundational elements for creating a more effective and efficient system to prepare learners and job seekers for career and life success,” said James Johnson, managing director, EdTech Breakthrough. “We are extremely proud to recognize WIN Learning on their ‘breakthrough’ innovation and success in the EdTech space, and we congratulate the entire WIN Learning team for a well-deserved Overall Career Readiness Prep Solution of the Year award win.”


WIN’s integrated approach to career readiness has given more than 10 million learners worldwide the tools, confidence, and skills necessary to excel. WIN Learning is a trendsetter in supporting statewide career readiness initiatives through its Career Readiness System and services to promote a unique and customized solution for each state with innovative approaches in preparing career-ready learners, districts, and communities.






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 credentialing programs. For more information, go to or call 888-717-9461.


About EdTech Breakthrough
Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the EdTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in educational technology products, companies, and people. The EdTech Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough educational technology in categories including e-learning, student engagement, school administration, career preparation, language learning, STEM, and more. For more information, visit