SEATTLE, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, recently hosted a Blended Learning Conference in partnership with Pomona Unified School District in Pomona, California. The Pomona conference included a keynote delivered by Pomona Unified School District Superintendent, Richard Martinez, who spoke to the group about "Listening to Students, Improving Schools and Fostering Aspirations."
"The Blended Learning Conference held at Pomona Unified School District provided us with insight that we can directly apply to our own program," said Dr. Todd Reed, an assistant principal for the Sparkman Educational Center. "The opening keynote clarified a vision and purpose for the attending educational leaders, delivering a powerful message of providing services and support for all students. We walked away with an understanding that blended learning is key to the future success of every classroom."
The Pomona event is one in a series of Blended Learning Conferences sponsored by Apex Learning. The conference series offers forums for education professionals to examine blended learning programs that are successfully raising student achievement as well as an opportunity to collaborate, network and share best practices.
"This conference series is designed to provide professional development on how to successfully implement blended learning and to provide education professionals opportunities to share their experiences," said Cheryl Vedoe, CEO for Apex Learning.
Nearly two decades ago Apex Learning emerged as a leader in digital learning for secondary education, developing online Advanced Placement courses to provide students who would otherwise not have access the opportunity to take rigorous, college-level courses. Recognizing the challenges schools face in meeting the needs of every student — from those struggling to stay on track for graduation to those capable of accelerating their learning — the company continues to develop innovative, digital learning solutions to support teachers and provide every student with the opportunity to excel beyond his or her expectations.
Today Apex Learning offers a comprehensive catalog of rigorous, standards-based online courses that meet high school graduation requirements. Apex Learning Comprehensive Courses are used by schools nationwide for both initial credit and credit recovery. The company's latest digital learning solution —Tutorials — are a key component of effective blended learning, providing classroom teachers with the critical resources they need to meet the needs of all students including preparation for high stakes assessments, targeted intervention and just-in-time remediation and enhanced instruction for all students.
Apex Learning, headquartered in Seattle, is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission and its courses are approved for National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility. For more information, visit www.apexlearning.com or call 1.800.453.1454.