DALLAS, TX — May 22, 2013 — Cambium Learning Group (NASDAQ: ABCD), a leading educational solutions and services company committed to helping all students reach their full potential by providing evidence-based solutions and expert professional services, announced today that three of its innovative learning products won SIIA CODiE Awards on May 7, 2013. The ExploreLearning business unit earned one award, and Learning A-Z received two of these prestigious prizes — honoring the pinnacle of program excellence in the education technology industry.
As part of the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program, tech-savvy educators from across the nation evaluated all of the CODiE-nominated products and services to determine the 82 finalists. SIIA members then reviewed these finalists and voted to select 28 CODiE Award winners. Since 1986, the SIIA CODiE Awards have recognized more than 1,000 software and information companies for outstanding achievement.
Cambium Learning Group's CODiE Awards by Category:
- Best Science/Health Instructional Solution
ExploreLearning Gizmos, ExploreLearning
- Best Reading/English/ELL Instructional Solution
Reading A-Z, Learning A-Z
- Best Solution for Special Needs Students
Raz-Kids, Learning A-Z
"We are thrilled that Learning A-Z and ExploreLearning have received 2013 CODiE Awards," said John Campbell, chief executive officer of Cambium Learning Group. "I am enormously proud to be part of such a passionate team of professionals dedicated to constructing the most innovative, effective solutions that make a difference in the lives of teachers and students."
About Explore Learning
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 business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABCD) based in Dallas, TX. 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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