Former educator and seasoned education industry executive joins Edmentum
May 2, 2018 -
Edmentum (edmentum.com), a global leader and the original pioneer in online teaching and learning programs, announced the appointment of Marty Thomas as Vice President of Services. This announcement comes at a time of growth for both the company and its leadership team.
Marty Thomas joins Edmentum with an extensive background leading professional services teams and brings deep experience partnering with K-12 school districts to implement instructional technology tools. Prior to joining Edmentum, Marty began her career as an elementary school teacher and administrator, served as the Vice President of Education Solutions at Schoolnet, and served as the Director of State Implementation Services at Pearson. Marty’s most recent role was Vice President of Partner Support at Ellevation Education. Marty holds an M.Ed. in Educational Administration and a B.S. in Elementary Education.
“The experience and viewpoint Marty brings to the Edmentum leadership team about how we can best support schools and districts make her a huge asset as we continue to charge forward with our mission of being educators’ most trusted partner,” says Jamie Candee, president and CEO of Edmentum. “This chapter for Edmentum is an exciting time of growth and re-focusing on our identity and mission as one of the pioneers in this industry and a company trailblazing into the future of edtech.”
Marty’s mother was a first-grade teacher for over 30 years, and she saw first-hand the positive impact teachers have on students’ lives. This perspective inspired her to pursue a career in education. “I am excited about the opportunity we have to impact teaching and learning,” says Marty. “I remember the challenges that I faced as an educator, and I believe that Edmentum’s instructional solutions have the power to unlock learning and ensure successful student outcomes.”
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. Built on fifty years of experience in education, Edmentum solutions currently support educators and students in more than 40,000 schools nationwide. For more information, visit edmentum.com.