Press Release

Apex Learning and Illuminate Education Partner to Inform Meaningful Instruction
Partnership enables educators to connect assessment results with curriculum to drive instruction and intervention at just the right time

SEATTLE, WA and IRVINE, CALIF. — Nov. 17, 2020 —Apex Learning, a recognized leader in online learning and  Illuminate Education, a leading K-12 student performance system, announce a new partnership. The new partnership provides schools and districts the ability to correlate learning gap assessments to digital curriculum, enabling individualized learning pathways for students in the critical subjects of Math and English Language Arts.

“We recognize the need to meaningfully link assessment data with effective and targeted instruction,” said Chris Porter, CEO, Apex Learning. “Especially in light of the profound impact of school closures due to COVID-19, and the challenges educators now face, efficient use of assessment information to drive individual student instruction is critically important.”

Apex Learning Courses curriculum seamlessly integrates with a district’s technical vision, simplifying the implementation from day one, but also supporting educator success throughout the process. Apex Learning Tutorials are used for grades 6-12 to strengthen skills, address learning gaps and provide personalized, scaffolded pathways for students to boost readiness to succeed on grade-level and provide students with opportunities for personalized acceleration. 

“We immediately recognized that Apex Learning shares our goal to increase student achievement and empower educators with data to serve the whole child,” said Christine Willig, CEO, Illuminate Education. “Our partnership with Apex Learning will help bring collaborative instructional tools to even more schools and districts. Educators will be able to visualize each student’s progress, determine the right instructional or intervention strategy, and take the best next action, to achieve success.”

Illuminate Education’s suite of comprehensive assessment and MTSS collaboration and management products assist educators in monitoring student learning, identifying social-emotional behavioral (SEB) needs and aligning targeted supports.

To learn more about Apex Learning, visit https://www.apexlearning.com/. To learn more about Illuminate Education, visit https://www.illuminateed.com/.

About Apex Learning

An industry leader in online education with deep expertise in digital curriculum, Apex Learning works closely with school districts across the country to implement proven solutions that increase on-time graduation rates and create opportunities for student success in school and beyond. The company is driven by the understanding that supporting the needs of all students – from struggling to accelerated – strengthens schools and creates stronger communities, brighter futures and a more equitable world. Apex Learning is accredited by AdvancED and its courses are approved for National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility. Apex Learning, where opportunity thrives. For more information, visit http://www.apexlearning.com.

About Illuminate Education 

Illuminate Education equips educators to take a data-driven approach to serving the whole child. Our solution combines comprehensive assessment, MTSS management and collaboration, and real-time dashboard tools, and puts them in the hands of educators. As a result, educators can monitor learning and growth, identify academic and social-emotional behavioral needs, and align targeted supports in order to accelerate learning for each student. For more information, visit https://www.illuminateed.com/.


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