NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Curriculum Associates was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees category in The 14th Annual American Business Awards today. In addition, Curriculum Associates' CEO Rob Waldron was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Executive of the Year - Computer Software - 500 or More Employees category.
The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning "crowned," the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 20. Tickets are now on sale.
More than 3,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Curriculum Associates was nominated in the Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year category for companies with up to 2,500 employees and Rob Waldron was nominated in the Executive of the Year - Computer Software category for companies with 500 or more employees.
Curriculum Associates is an education technology company leading the adoption of print and digital curriculum for more than three million K-12 students across the country and has tripled in size from 2012 to 2015. Offering one of the industry's only integrated learning solutions for both diagnostic assessment and instruction, Curriculum Associates' tools and content are research-based and classroom-proven. The company enables teachers and school districts to assess smarter, saving valuable classroom time, reducing over-testing and focusing on high-quality instruction that increases student achievement. Purpose-built from the ground up for the new college and career-ready standards, Curriculum Associates' best-in-class offerings have the proven rigor required to prepare students for success.
"Curriculum Associates has always had a simple yet powerful vision: to make classrooms better places for teachers and students," said Rob Waldron, CEO at Curriculum Associates. "We are thrilled to be honored with two Stevie Awards this year and this recognition is testament to our team's mission-driven passion for education, which has been integral in our success."
More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners.
"The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.
Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2016 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
About Curriculum Associates
Founded in 1969, privately owned Curriculum Associates, LLC designs research-based print and online instructional materials, screens and assessments, and data management tools. The company's products and outstanding customer service provide teachers and administrators with the resources necessary for teaching diverse student populations and fostering learning for all students.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.
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