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Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Edmentum (edmentum.com), a global leader and the original pioneer in online teaching and learning programs, announced the appointment of Lisa Brady Gill as vice president, strategic initiatives and partnerships. Lisa will lead efforts that facilitate the deployment of Edmentum digital assessment, curriculum, and instruction capabilities to address some of education’s most significant challenges. More specifically, Lisa will serve a mission that addresses teacher and course shortages in rural learning environments and building more effective career pathways that relieve the nation’s critical workforce shortages.
“I’m very excited about Lisa joining the Edmentum team, as I’ve witnessed first-hand the positive and transformative impact she has had on education policy and practice,” said Marcus Lingenfelter, senior vice president of strategic initiatives and partnerships at Edmentum. “Lisa’s extensive professional experience as an educator and leader in education highlights her unwavering commitment to the success of all students.”
Lisa brings over 30 years of passionate experience in education and workforce leadership with organizations such as Texas Instruments, Inc and ACT, Inc. She was a founding member of the education start-up, Voyager Expanded Learning and started her career as an educator in the classroom. Her relentless focus on equity, access, and success for all students is evidenced by her multiple years on boards and committees such as the National Council of Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP).
“I have dedicated my career to ensuring success for all students regardless of status, circumstance, or age,” said Lisa. “I am very excited to be joining such a mission-driven organization committed to tackling the challenges facing students and teachers every day.”
Lisa holds a master’s degree in early childhood education from Texas A&M University-Commerce and a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Texas at Austin, where she graduated with honors.
Edmentum, Inc. is committed to making it easier for educators to individualize learning for every student through simple technology, high-quality content, and actionable data. Founded in innovation, Edmentum’s powerful learning solutions blend technology with individual teaching approaches. Edmentum is committed to being educators’ most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs. Built on over fifty years of experience in education, Edmentum solutions currently support educators and students in more than 40,000 schools nationwide. For more information, visit edmentum.com.
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