SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ON24, Inc., the global leader in webinar-based marketing solutions, today announced it is partnering with ASCD to deliver education-focused webinars to its members and educators worldwide. With a global community of 125,000 members across 138 countries, plus a network of many more educators from all roles, ASCD develops innovative solutions to support excellence in learning, teaching, and leading.
ASCD will host two ongoing webinar series―free and member-only―with ON24's platform, providing exclusive access to ASCD authors and renowned experts in the education field. The webinars are also available on-demand, covering topics including classroom instruction strategies, leadership best practices, and engaging diverse students.
"At ASCD, we understand accessibility is a key consideration in developing useful professional learning opportunities, given the demanding schedules of educators and the diverse needs of the students and communities they serve," said Robert D. Clouse, managing director of digital content and publications at ASCD. "We are committed to providing resources and tools that address the breadth of issues educators face, and our webinar series is an essential part of communicating the latest field-tested, research-based strategies. ON24's platform will provide educators worldwide with an excellent webinar experience so they can access the information they need to be successful."
ASCD's upcoming webinars include Igniting Teacher Leadership with author William Sterrett and Leading with Focus, led by author Mike Schmoker. Educators can register for upcoming webinars and view the archive at: http://www.ascd.org/professional-development/webinars.aspx
"ON24 is proud to support ASCD's mission of supporting teachers and education leaders across the globe," said Joe Hyland, Chief Marketing Officer at ON24. "As the leading webinar solution, our platform provides a flexible, scalable and interactive environment ideally suited to professional development and educational programs. We look forward to our partnership with ASCD as they continue to build upon their worldwide community dedicated to innovation and excellence in learning, teaching, and leading."
ON24 currently serves more than 1,200 companies and organizations including IBM, Box, Workday, JPMorgan Chase, and SAP. In 2015, Forrester recognized ON24 as the best webcasting technology for marketers.
ON24 recently announced the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company a new patent for its Platform 10 Webcasting, the underlying technology that enables the industry's leading webinar solution. This adds to the company's 17 patent properties in the U.S. alone, including several issued patents along with pending patent applications.
ON24 is the leading webinar marketing platform for demand generation, lead qualification and customer engagement. Its award-winning, patented, cloud-based platform enables companies of all sizes to deliver engaging live and on-demand webinars. Providing industry-leading analytics that can be integrated with all leading marketing automation and CRM platforms, ON24 enables marketers to optimize demand generation, enhance lead qualification and accelerate sales pipeline opportunities.
Additional applications for the ON24 product portfolio include virtual training, talent development and town hall meetings. More than 1,200 companies and organizations rely on ON24, including IBM, CA Technologies, Merck, JPMorgan Chase, Credit Suisse and SAP. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices throughout the world. For more information, visit http://www.on24.com.
ASCD is a global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading. Comprising 125,000 members—superintendents, principals, teachers, and advocates from more than 138 countries—the ASCD community also includes 56 affiliate organizations. ASCD's innovative solutions promote the success of each child. To learn more about how ASCD supports educators as they learn, teach, and lead, visit www.ascd.org.