Edmentum Receives Iowa Department of Education Approval as Private Online Provider

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Edmentum Receives Iowa Department of Education Approval as Private Online Provider

Courseware program from Edmentum meets the rigorous Iowa Department of Education’s criteria for online learning provider standards for the 2019–20 school year

February 24, 2020 - Minneapolis

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Edmentum, a global education leader and pioneer in online teaching and learning solutions, announces that it has been approved as a private provider of online courses by the Iowa Department of Education after a thorough review of its Courseware program.

Edmentum’s online courses, accessible through both Courseware and EdOptions Academy—Edmentum’s fully accredited virtual school program paired with Iowa-certified teachers—provide solid, research-based curricula built from the ground up to align with state-specific academic standards.

Courseware’s highly engaging courses empower career exploration and college readiness with best-in-class online curricula. As an industry leader in course variety, Courseware offers a broad range of core subjects, electives, world languages, and advanced courses to fit students’ varied and expanding needs.

“We are committed to offering courses aligned to Iowa Core Standards, while providing rigorous, high-quality online curricula for students throughout the state, as well as across the nation,” said Dr. Shane Dennison, state and federal programs manager at Edmentum.

The criteria for approval, determined by the Iowa Department of Education, provides flexibility for diverse learners and ensures that instruction is aligned to Iowa Core Standards. View the Iowa Department of Education’s list of approved learning providers.

About the Iowa Department of Education

Through leadership and service to the state education system, the Iowa Department of Education works to ensure all students are ready for college and career training and receive the postsecondary support they need to succeed. The Department provides oversight to the state education system that includes public elementary and secondary schools, nonpublic schools that receive state accreditation, area education agencies, community colleges, and teacher preparation programs.

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 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.


Edmentum, Courseware, and EdOptions Academy are trademarks of Edmentum, Inc.