Chicago, IL — August 29, 2007 — The Grandview School District #200 in Washington will be the first school system in the Lower Yakima Valley to benefit from CCC! Video on Demand, developed by New Dimension Media, and offered to the school district in the educational partnership through the EMBARQ Education Program.
The three-year agreement will put the revolutionary teaching product in Grandview School District #200?s six schools that serve 3259 students. CCC! features video, audio, animation and text resources that allow classroom instructors to provide high-quality media support to existing grade-appropriate curricula.
"Being able to offer Grandview School District CCC! Video on Demand is extremely exciting and rewarding for New Dimension Media,? Director of Education Anne Feldkamp said. ?We are proud to have developed an innovative video on demand system that will allow teachers to further engage their students. We are also thrilled to share with them exclusive new software developments that will make CCC! even more intuitive and flexible.?
CCC! comes pre-loaded with more than 2,500 educational video programs correlated to all state, national and Canadian provincial standards, as well as more than 350 premium curriculum-oriented titles. It is the only video on demand system to integrate with iTunes, allowing students and teachers to watch CCC!?s award winning content anywhere on their iPods.
?The world around us has changed so much over the last 30 years, especially when it comes to living with and utilizing technology in our everyday lives,? said Kevin Chase, superintendent of the Grandview School District. ?We are going to work toward creating opportunities for parents and the community as a whole to experience CCC! at various functions. The program is going to have a positive effect on the whole community, and we want everyone to share in our excitement about the opportunities being afforded to our children by EMBARQ and New Dimension Media.?
ABOUT NEW DIMENSION MEDIA
New Dimension Media (NDM) is recognized as one of the leading producers of original K-12 core curriculum video content to schools and public libraries. With 44 series and 417 programs produced in the last five years, no one produces more new core curriculum content than NDM. Founded in 1979 and based in Chicago, NDM boasts a distinguished library of Social Studies, Science, Foreign Language, Language Arts, Mathematics and Health & Guidance titles. They are available on VHS and DVD, and for educational broadcast. For information, visit cccvod.com.
EMBARQ (NYSE: EQ), headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, offers a complete suite of common-sense communications services. The company has approximately 20,000 employees and operates in 18 states. EMBARQ is included in the S&P 500. For consumers, EMBARQ offers an innovative portfolio of services that includes reliable local and long distance home phone service, high-speed Internet, wireless, and satellite TV from DISH Network–all on one monthly bill. For businesses, EMBARQ has a comprehensive range of flexible and integrated services designed to help businesses of all sizes be more productive and communicate with their customers. This service portfolio includes integrated local voice and data services, long distance, Business-Class DSL, wireless, enhanced data network services, voice and data communication equipment and managed network services. EMBARQ believes that by focusing on the communities the company serves and by employing common sense and practical ingenuity, it is able to provide customers with a committed partner, dedicated customer service and innovative products for work and home. For information, visit embarq.com.