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About us, our awards, our history, and our values

Through the acquisition of Schoolnet, Inc., Pearson is the leading provider of instructional improvement education software that increases student achievement, teacher quality and operational efficiency.

The award-winning Schoolnet suite of data-driven education software is the only unified solution to align student assessment, curriculum and instruction; guide collaborative, data-informed discussion; and enable targeted instruction for every student.

Pearson also sponsors the annual EduStat University, the leading forum that brings together educators and policy-makers to address how data-driven decision-making, talent management and other innovations in K-12 education can impact performance now and throughout the 21st Century. Our solutions are used successfully by many of the nation's largest school districts including Chicago Public Schools and the School District of Philadelphia.

Pearson is an award-winning company with award-winning software!

Schoolnet has been recognized as the recipient of several CODiE Awards. Most recently, Schoolnet was a finalist for the 2010 CODiE Awards for the Best Student Assessment Solution. Following is a listing of the awards Schoolnet has won:

  • CODiE Finalist 2010: Best Student Assessment Solution
  • CODiE Finalist in four categories - 2009
  • CODiE Finalist - 2008
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 500 - 2007
  • Deloitte Fast 50 - 2007
  • Inc. 500 - 2007
  • CODiE Winner - 2007
  • CODiE Finalist - 2007
  • Inc 500 - 2006
  • Ernst and Young Winner - 2007
  • CODiE Finalist - 2006
  • Technology and Learning - 2006
  • Deloitte Fast 50 - 2005
  • CODiE Winner- 2005
  • Technology and Learning - 2005
  • Deloitte Fast 50 - 2004
  • CODiE Finalist - 2003
  • Deloitte Fast 50 - 2003
  • CODiE Finalist - 2002

Company history

Schoolnet was founded in 1998 by Jonathan D. Harber and Denis P. Doyle, experts on the convergence of education reform and technological advances. Harber, a visionary developer of education technology, and Doyle, a former Assistant Director of the National Institute of Education, recognized the problems inherent in utilizing disparate technological platforms to meet a multitude of education challenges. Together, they developed the Schoolnet Instructional Management Suite in order to streamline education technology and create programs that were easily understood by educators.

In June 2011, Schoolnet was acquired by Pearson, the world's leading learning company. Schoolnet and Pearson share a common vision where we believe in learning - all kinds of learning - for all kinds of students. Pearson offers world-class solutions for K-12 education, including PowerSchool, Chancery SMS, PowerTeacher, and others. For more information on Pearson, please click here.

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