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ClassLink LaunchPad™ Wins 2012 SIIA CODiE Award

I am very pleased (and excited) to share with you that ClassLink’s LaunchPad has won a 2012 SIIA CODiE for the Best Education Community Solution!

 
PRLog - May 9, 2012 - CLIFTON, N.J. -- Clifton, NJ – May 9, 2012 - Leader in web and cloud-based educational solutions, ClassLink announced today that LaunchPad™ Virtual Desktop won the 2012 CODiE award for Best Education Community Solution. LaunchPad™ remains the only K-12 cloud-based desktop with multiple views providing teachers and student’s access to all applications and files, from anywhere at any time. Sponsored by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), the CODiE awards celebrate outstanding achievement and vision in the software industry. ClassLink is a past 4-time CODiE winner and 12-time CODiE finalist. This year marked a new CODiE first where all nominated products reviewed solely by educators.

“Our whole school district has used LaunchPad for more than 11 years and I can say without reservation that this CODiE award is very much deserved. LaunchPad is a robust cloud based environment that provides our students and staff 24/7 access to all our technology resources from any device and any location with Internet access. ClassLink is continually adding enhancements to LaunchPad plus they provide excellent customer support,” said Greg Partch, Director of Education Technology for the Hudson Falls School District.

“It’s a special honor to be recognized as a CODiE award winner. This year’s win for the Best Education Community Solution is a great achievement. With LaunchPad we set out to improve collaboration, instruction, learning and personalization in the school environment,” said Berj Akian, ClassLink CEO.  “We thank the judges for their recognition and endorsement of ClassLink.”

“This year’s winners reflect excellence and vision,” noted Karen Billings, Vice President of the SIIA Education Division. “I’m proud to congratulate them on the success of their applications, platforms, and products.”

About LaunchPad™
A personalized cloud-based virtualized desktop that provides administrators, teachers and students with personalized access to all of their files and applications from any device at any time. Simple to set up and manage, LaunchPad’s™ multiple views include a surprisingly simple virtual desktop and an empowering instructional desktop. With more and different devices showing up in the classrooms today, users expecting 24/7 access and schools needing to lower costs, LaunchPad™ can quickly provide the desired new approach. LaunchPad is great solution for schools and districts looking to implement a successful Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) or 1to1 instruction model.

About ClassLink
ClassLink is a leading provider of web-based and cloud-based education products and services that connect teachers and students with their classroom, their curriculum and each other in richer, more powerful ways. Founded in 1998, ClassLink’s mission is to empower educators to improve learning through innovative systems and services.
ClassLink OnTrack ™Empower your curriculum team with an online curriculum designer and lesson planner that brings together differentiated instruction and alignment to the Common Core standards.
ClassLink ClassMate® The only student administration and curriculum management system designed for unique schooling environments.
About SIIA
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to more than 500 leading software and information companies. The SIIA Education Division serves and represents more than 180 member companies that provide software, digital content and other technologies that address educational needs. The Division shapes and supports the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities and critical market information. For more information, visit www.siia.net/education

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE™ Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other’s work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose – to showcase the software and information industry’s finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.
For more information, visit http://www.siia.net/codies/2012

ClassLink — the future of instructional technology
For more information, visit www.ClassLink.com
Call 888-963-7550 or email info@ClassLink.com

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