LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences announced that the 2015 Bammy Awards will again include developers of education technology. Three Bammy EdTech Awards will be presented to recognize the best-in-class education apps, teaching tools and education-related web sites. The winners will be selected by an international panel of leading education technology directors. Honorees will be presented with the coveted Bammy Award statuette at the same black-tie, red-carpet event in Washington, D.C., on September 26th, where prominent and influential educators from across the United States will convene to celebrate the entire education community.
The EdTech submission process is now open at http://industry.bammyawards.com and extends through August 31. Past winners of the Bammy EdTech Award include Edmodo, DropBox, Remind, Class Dojo, Symballoo and Evernote - out of a field that included submissions by Scholastic, Discovery Education, Haiku Deck, Samsung Electronics, Vocabulary Spelling City, Strata Logica, IAC, and the National Science Foundation.
"I'm honored to receive the Bammy Award on behalf of ClassDojo. I've been a teacher using their product since 2001, and I can't tell you the joy that it brings to my children and how the parents really appreciate the communication back and forth. So thank you, ClassDojo, for asking me to accept this on your behalf," Erin Klien, teacher and Academy member.
About the Bammy Awards
Modeled on the broad scope of the Oscars, Grammys and Emmys, the cross-discipline Bammy Awards accepts nominations in dozens of disparate categories, including teachers, principals, superintendents, school nurses, education advocates, researchers, early childhood specialists, education journalists, school custodians, parents, education technology developers and other members from across the education village. Submissions for the EdTech Awards include a visibility package option for new product launches. The visibility bundle includes radio interviews with company spokespersons, promotional video, inclusion in the Bammy Awards Edtech Directory, social media promotion and the chance to make the 2015 Bammy Awards EdTech Top 50 list.
About the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences
The Academy is comprised of over 300 prominent education leaders, including Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, professor of education at Stanford University; Diane Ravitch, former Assistant Secretary of Education; Dr. Timothy Shriver, CEO of the Special Olympics, Brian Lewis, CEO of ISTE, Gary Knell, CEO of National Geographic, and the directors of NAESP, ISTE, AASA, PTA, NASN, ASBO and NASSP.
This year's event is made possible by support from Purell, and School Health. For more information, go to: www.bammyawards.org or call Jeannette Bernstein at 818-539-5971.
To learn more about the Bammy EdTech Awards, call Jeannette Bernstein at 818-539-5971.
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