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WIN Learning Named a Finalist in American Association of Publishers 2014 Revere Awards Program

By Andrea Jones
May 28th, 2014

The PreK-12 Learning Group of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) announced that WIN Learning has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 REVERE Awards, in the Life Skills and Character Education category. WIN Learning is a recognized leader in web-based career and college readiness programs used by states, colleges, and school districts nationwide. Click to tweet: http://ctt.ec/Yb8NF

Formerly known as the AEP Awards program, this annual event was established by the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) and continues a decades-long tradition of honoring excellence across all resources for preK-12 and adult learners, educators, and administrators. Hundreds of entries are submitted each year, which include print materials, digital learning tools, professional development curricula, and a wide range of periodicals, but only the top quarter become finalists.

“We are honored to have WIN Learning and our Personalized Career Readiness System recognized for the innovative way it is transforming career and college readiness. Through personalized learning that engages students with compelling and relevant content, we are ensuring that today’s students achieve the academic success and personal growth they need to excel in a global marketplace,” said Teresa Chasteen, CEO, WIN Learning.

The WIN Learning Personalized Career Readiness System encompasses four main modules:

• myStrategic Compass – Offers a personalized career-planning tool for each learner based on skill, work and career interest, and then provides a framework for the education and path to succeed.

• College Readiness Courseware – For students looking to continue on to college, this courseware prepares learners with the necessary foundational skills in Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Reading, Writing and English. Subjects include practice and application of concepts addressed by commonly accepted college placement exams.

• Career Readiness Courseware – Nine career-focused modules that prepare learners for career readiness certification. Topics include Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, Listening, Observation, Applied Technology, and Business Writing, among others.

• Soft Skills – Professional attitudes, work habits and other key competencies are critical to success in college and the work place. Soft Skills teaches employability and social skills including conveying professionalism, communicating effectively, promoting teamwork and collaboration, thinking critically, and problem solving.

For more information about WIN Learning, go to www.winlearning.com or call 888-717-9461.

About the REVERE Awards
The REVERE Awards program, presented by the PreK-12 Learning Group of the Association of American Publishers, is the most prestigious and comprehensive recognition program in the learning resource community. Honoring excellence across all resources for preK-12 and adult learners, educators, and administrators, the program includes The Distinguished Achievement Awards, The Innovation Awards, The Golden Lamps, and Beyond the Classroom. The REVERE’s wide range of categories welcome all types of materials in any media and for any educational setting. Publishing houses, nonprofit organizations, museums and cultural centers, technology firms, schools, colleges, and research societies have received awards from this program since it was founded in 1967. Read more at www.REVEREAwards.org.

About the AAP PreK-12 Learning Group
A division within the Association of American Publishers, the PreK-12 Learning Group serves its diverse membership by providing valuable resources and industry intelligence; fostering a fair, competitive and robust market; and encouraging the development of professional, quality content for teaching and learning. The Learning Group engages state, local, and federal policy leaders on such issues as funding, curriculum, testing, and literacy, and also organizes events, awards, and programs to support professionals at all levels. In 2013, the School Division of the AAP merged with the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) to form the PreK-12 Learning Group, which combines AAP’s proven strengths in advocacy and legal affairs with AEP’s successful programs for the benefit of its members. Read more at www.AEPweb.org.

About the Author:

Andrea Jones

Andrea Jones is a technology specialist in Virginia. A former French teacher, she currently supports technology integration in a middle school.