Edmentum, a global education leader and the original pioneer in online teaching and learning programs, announces the appointment of Andrea Walton as its new chief people and culture officer. Andrea is an accomplished human resources leader with nearly 20 years of experience as a recruiter, a business partner, a manager in performance and talent management, a leader in organizational design, and a vice president of human resources. She joins Edmentum with a strong track record of translating business strategy into talent and organizational plans that drive capability and performance.
“Building school around every student simply cannot be done without passionate and diverse teams at the center of this work,” said Jamie Candee, president and CEO of Edmentum. “As demonstrated by her outstanding commitment to steering people and strategy, I’m confident Andrea will help continue to build a vibrant and inspiring culture united behind our educator-first mission.”
Andrea is also committed to ensuring that recruitment, development, recognition, and talent retention all reinforce Edmentum’s company culture. She has successfully spearheaded initiatives that prioritize impact through diversity, equity, inclusion initiatives, and employee resource groups.
“Edmentum recognizes that educators are at the heart of every classroom, no matter what that classroom looks like, and I’m honored to join a team that is creating a future for children in the midst of a time with great uncertainty,” said Andrea. “Leading strategy and organizational design built on a shared culture is core to moving the needle on this work, and I look forward to working alongside my new partners at 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 programs 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 edmentum.com.