TUCSON, AZ and Charlottesville, VA — June 21, 2011 — ExploreLearning and Learning A-Z, two business units of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. [Nasdaq: ABCD], were recently named winners of the prestigious Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Awards at the organization's Banquet and Awards Gala held this month in Washington, D.C. ExploreLearning Gizmos for Science received the Distinguished Achievement Award in the category of Science Curriculum, K-5 and Learning A-Z's Bi-Monthly Marketing eNews received a Beacon Award in the category of Marketing Newsletter.
"We are very pleased that in addition to being named as finalists in six categories for the AEP awards, two of our companies and their products and services are honored as winners of these highly regarded awards," noted John Campbell, President of Cambium Learning Technologies. "Winning these types of industry awards from AEP is additional evidence that our customers and peers see value in the products and services we continue to develop."
For more than four decades, the AEP Awards have honored outstanding resources for teaching and learning in all media and for any educational setting and represent the highest standard for quality, professional educational resources and excellence in education marketing. The Association of Educational Publishers' annual awards program and its seal of excellence are widely recognized by educators, administrators, and parents as a mark of outstanding educational value.
ExploreLearning develops online solutions to improve student learning in math and science. ExploreLearning currently has two products: Gizmos, the world's largest library of interactive, online simulations for math and science in grades 3–12; and Reflex, the most powerful solution available for math fact fluency development. Gizmos and Reflex bring research-proven instructional strategies to classrooms around the world. ExploreLearning is a Charlottesville, VA-based member of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (ABCD), based in Dallas, Texas. For more information about Gizmos and Reflex, please visit www.explorelearning.com.
About Learning A-Z
Learning A-Z is a PreK-6 educational resource company specializing in online delivery of leveled readers and supplementary curriculum. Founded in 2002 to help teachers differentiate instruction and meet the unique needs of all students, Learning A-Z's resources are currently used in more than half of the districts in the U.S. and Canada and 165+ countries worldwide. Serving a wide range of student needs, including ELL/ESL, intervention, special education, and daily instruction, Learning A-Z includes: Reading A-Z, Raz-Kids, Science A-Z, Vocabulary A-Z, Writing A-Z, Headsprout Early Reading and Headsprout Reading Comprehension. Learning A-Z is a member of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABCD), based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, please visit www.LearningA-Z.com.
About Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
Cambium Learning Group is a leading educational solutions and services company that is committed to helping all students reach their full potential by providing evidence-based solutions and expert professional services to empower educators and raise the achievement levels of all students. The company is composed of four business units: Voyager Learning and Sopris Learning, Learning A-Z, ExploreLearning, and Kurzweil Educational Systems. Together, these business units provide best-in-class intervention and supplemental instructional materials; gold-standard professional development and school-improvement services; breakthrough technology solutions for online learning and professional support; valid and reliable assessments; and proven materials to support a positive and safe school environment. For more information, visit www.cambiumlearning.com
John Jorgenson, VP, Marketing
Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
Barbara Benson, CFO
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