Edmentum Named K-12 EdTech Deployment of the Year in 2021 EdTech Breakthrough Awards

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Edmentum Named K-12 EdTech Deployment of the Year in 2021 EdTech Breakthrough Awards

Edmentum is honored for its outstanding COVID-19 response helping educators, students, and parents

Bloomington, MN
(June 9, 2021) - Edmentum, a global education leader and the original pioneer of online teaching and learning programs, is excited to announce it has been named K-12 EdTech Deployment of the Year at the third annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards. The international award program is run by EdTech Breakthrough, an organization recognizing today’s top innovators in education technology. This year, judges factored pandemic-response best practices into the industry leadership award, and Edmentum was identified for its continued, comprehensive approach to remote learning that addresses the urgent and evolving needs of the K–12 educational community.

“This year’s program attracted more than 2,000 nominations from over 17 different countries throughout the world,” said James Johnson, EdTech Breakthrough managing director. “Whether training educators in virtual instruction, equipping schools with high-quality online learning programs, guiding district leaders on school response plans, supporting social-emotional health, or addressing unfinished learning, Edmentum is a breakthrough edtech innovator. Congratulations on winning our K-12 EdTech Deployment of the Year award.”

Since March of 2020, Edmentum has elevated and expanded its offerings to transition thousands of schools and districts from brick-and-mortar instruction to virtual and hybrid learning. The company’s innovative K–12 offerings and timely thought leadership fortify educators, students, and caregivers across the country with industry-leading solutions supporting continuity of learning, prompt transitional support, and student equity. These offerings include top-tier online curricula, consulting services via teacher training and tools, and best practice resources to mitigate pandemic disruptions, including parent support guides and COVID-19 response contingency planning resources for administrators.

“In a time of great need, the educational community looked to us,” said Jamie Candee, Edmentum chief executive officer. “We are honored to have answered the call and to continue being educators' most trusted partner. Our teams work relentlessly to lead with an ‘educator first’ mindset, and this award is an incredible recognition of those efforts.”

About Edmentum

Edmentum, Inc. is committed to making it easier for educators to individualize learning for every student through simple technology, high-quality content, and actionable data. Founded in innovation, Edmentum’s powerful learning solutions blend technology with individual teaching approaches. Edmentum is committed to being educators’ most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs. Edmentum solutions currently support educators and students in more than 40,000 schools nationwide. For more information, visit

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