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Edmentum Expands Executive Leadership Team With Debi Crimmins, Ed.D.

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Edmentum Expands Executive Leadership Team With Debi Crimmins, Ed.D.

The highly respected education leader will spearhead advocacy and impact efforts

Bloomington, MN (February 22, 2022) - Edmentum, Inc., a leading provider of K-12 digital curriculum, assessments, and instructional services, today announced Dr. Debi Crimmins as Senior Vice President of Advocacy and External Affairs. Crimmins has more than 25 years of experience in K-12 education leadership and advocacy. In this new role, she will work with key leaders and stakeholders both within the company and across the education community to serve as a proactive voice and advocate for educators, while working to increase the reach and impact of Edmentum’s programs.

"Debi brings to Edmentum an exceptional background deeply rooted in a lifelong commitment to education. I am excited to welcome her to the Edmentum team, and I look forward to the impact she will have on the communities we serve and partners we support," said Jamie Candee, Edmentum CEO. “Her expertise will ensure our advocacy efforts are second to none.”

Prior to joining Edmentum, Crimmins served as Senior Vice President of National Customer Advocacy and Client Success at Achieve3000. She also previously served as Vice President of Professional Development and District Partnerships at IXL Learning.

"Edmentum's purpose-driven mission is in direct alignment with my drive to make education more equitable and accessible for all students," said Dr. Crimmins, "I am committed to ensuring Edmentum’s voice plays a positive, vibrant role in the national conversation about the future of education."

Crimmins earned a doctorate in literacy, a master’s in educational leadership and administration, and a bachelor’s in English education and secondary intervention from the University of Central Florida. As a member of Edmentum’s executive leadership team, she will report to Chief Operating Officer Ryan Hagedorn.

About Edmentum 

Edmentum is the leading provider of K-12 digital curriculum, assessments, and services to over 43,000 schools, 400,000 educators, and 6 million students in all 50 states and 100 countries worldwide. Building on our 60-year history of impact, we create innovative, proven learning technology, partnering with educators to ignite student potential. For more information, visit