MALVERN, Pa., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Frontline Education, an integrated insights partner serving more than 12,000 Educational Organizations, today announced the acquisition of School Improvement Network, a leading professional growth provider for education. This is Frontline's tenth acquisition overall and the second of this year.
As one of the fastest growing companies in K-12 education, Frontline offers a comprehensive solutions platform that includes Recruiting & Hiring, Absence & Time, Professional Growth and Special Ed & Interventions. Frontline has invested in these solutions, but also improved client services with streamlined implementation and an award-winning client success team. The acquisition of School Improvement Network makes a great addition to the already industry-leading Frontline Professional Growth solution.
"Professional Growth is a critical part of the Frontline Insights Platform and School Improvement Network's unique resources in professional learning are unmatched," said Frontline President & CEO, Tim Clifford. "We have always believed in the value of professional learning in advancing student outcomes but this acquisition is especially relevant and timely considering the recent focus on federal funding of professional development in education."
School Improvement Network's vast resource library and micro-credentialing capabilities bring incredible depth to the Frontline Professional Growth solution. With the addition of School Improvement Network's extensive content offering to Frontline Professional Growth's existing library, content can be mixed and matched over time to create a rich collection of personalized professional learning resources. Moreover, the acquisition will extend Frontline's offering and award-winning services to more organizations, bringing the company's total number of clients to 12,000.
"Our goal is to help leaders create personalized learning opportunities for their educators, resulting in improved teacher effectiveness and dramatically higher student achievement," said School Improvement Network Senior Vice President of Marketing and Strategy, Brent Bingham. "We have the opportunity to ensure that this important work continues as part of the Frontline Education family."
About Frontline Education: Frontline Education is an integrated insights partner serving more than 12,000 Educational Organizations and millions of educators, administrators and support personnel in their efforts to develop the next generation of learners. With nearly 20 years of experience serving the front line of education, Frontline Education is dedicated to providing actionable insights that enable informed decisions and drive engagement across school systems.
Bringing together the best education software solutions into one unified platform, Frontline makes it possible to efficiently and effectively manage the administrative needs of the education community, including their recruiting and hiring, employee absences and attendance, professional growth and special education and interventions programs. Frontline Education corporate headquarters are in Malvern, Pennsylvania, with offices in Andover, Massachusetts, Rockville Centre, New York and Chicago, Illinois.
About School Improvement Network: School Improvement Network was founded in 1991 by the Linton family with a mission to help 100% of teachers become more effective, so that 100% of students are college and career ready. A vast content library and micro-credentialing capabilities are critical components of the important work that School Improvement Network has done over the last 25 years to improve professional growth practice.