Press Release: EverFi Partners With National Education Association (NEA) Foundation
New partnership to bring digital innovation to the nation’s largest school districts
Washington, D.C. (April 21, 2014) – EverFi, Inc., the leading critical skills education technology company today announced an exclusive partnership with the National Education Association (NEA) Foundation to provide educators and their students across public school districts with access to EverFi’s innovative critical skills learning platform at no cost to schools.
“Recognizing that time for lesson preparation is a critical aspect of teaching and learning, we are pleased to announce our partnership with EverFi,” said Harriet Sanford, President and CEO of the NEA Foundation. “This innovative digital learning platform will provide educators with access to learning modules focused on critical 21st Century Skills – financial literacy, health and wellness, STEM, entrepreneurship, civic engagement, and diversity. Our partnership is a natural outgrowth of the Foundation’s ongoing innovation work to support digital learning and the use of technology to empower educators to advance student achievement.”
“We wake up each day focused on how we can help educators arm their students with the critical skills that life demands,” said Tammy Wincup, EverFi Chief Operating Officer. “We are honored that the NEA Foundation has selected EverFi as the education technology leader to continue this work with the dedicated educators in our public school system.”
This multi-year partnership launches this spring and will bring EverFi’s education technology leadership and its full digital learning platform to educators in districts supported by the NEA Foundation over the next three years. This will include the implementation of EverFi’s courses in financial literacy, financing higher education, digital citizenship, STEM careers, health and wellness, entrepreneurship, civic engagement, African-American history, and EverFi’s new Summer Learning platform.
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About EverFi Inc.
EverFi Inc. is the leading education technology organization focused on teaching, assessing, and certifying K-12, college students and adult learners in the critical skills they need for life. The company has reached more than 7 million students through its adaptive digital learning platform that measures both knowledge gain, as well as attitude and behavior change. EverFi teams with major corporations and foundations to provide the programs at no cost to K-12 schools. EverFi investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Twitter founder Evan Williams, Rethink Education, New Enterprise Associates, Inc., and Tomorrow Ventures (the investment arm of Google Chairman Eric Schmidt). Learn more at www.everfi.com or follow @EverFi on Twitter.
About the NEA Foundation
The NEA Foundation is a public charity supported by contributions from educators’ dues, corporate sponsors, and others. The NEA Foundation supports student success by helping public school educators work with key partners to build strong systems of shared responsibility. Visit neafoundation.org for more information.