‘Planning Career Goals’ Learning Program’ Selected As EdTech Awards Finalist


Education Associates, developer of Project Discovery, the leading hands-on career education and life skills curriculum for every learner, is pleased to announce that its ‘Planning Career Goals’ Lifelong Learning program has been named a Cool Tool Award Finalist in the prestigious EdTech Awards presented by EdTech Digest.

This empowering software program teaches learners the skills they need to effectively plan their career goals by identifying their short- and long-term goals and aligning those with job expectations, requirements and duties. Offered in two reading levels to address every learner, this program equips students in grades 9-12 and ages 18-21 with key competencies to support a more successful transition to employment.  It is part of a series of employability and life skills programs that range from getting and keeping a job to self-confidence and communication skills. Each package in this dynamic series provides two levels of materials: 3rd-4th grade reading level and 6th-8th grade reading level.

EdTech describes Project Discovery’s Planning Career Goals as an engaging multimedia particularly suitable for special needs students, helps define and attain life and career goals through a solid basic orientation to the area, to get a student winning and confident in the process.”

Now in its eighth year, the US-based EdTech Awards program is the largest and most competitive recognition program in all of education technology, acknowledging the biggest names in edtech – and those who soon will be. This year’s finalists have been announced to a global online audience of millions of educators, technologists, students, parents, and policymakers interested in creating a better future for education.  “We celebrate who’s who and what’s next in edtech,” says Victor Rivero, who as Editor-in-Chief of EdTech Digest oversees the awards program.

“We are very honored to be recognized by EdTech with this prestigious nomination,” states Tim Hagan, President of Education Associates. “It’s extremely gratifying to be acknowledged for our role in furthering the education and life skills of all learners nationwide, including those at-risk and with special needs, through our education technology modules.


Education Associates is the developer of Project Discovery, the leading comprehensive career education, job preparation, and life skills program for all learners, including those with special needs. Education Associates empowers educators and workforce development leaders to help all students realize their potential. Education Associates believes everyone can become “Job Ready and Life Ready” to live the vibrant, independent lives they deserve. For more information visit https://educationassociates.com. Follow Education Associates socially on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/education-associates-inc-/, Facebook: @educationassociatesand Twitter: @Education_Assoc.

TheEdTech Digest EdTech Awards were established in 2010 to recognize, acknowledge, and celebrate the most exceptional innovators, leaders, and trendsetters in education technology. More than $50 billion has been invested worldwide across the global edtech landscape in just the last several years. Past winners include Blackboard, ClassLink, Coursera, Discovery Education, DreamBox Learning, Edmodo, Edthena, Flipgrid, Freshgrade, Promethean, Scholastic, Schoology, SMART Technologies, Smithsonian Learning Lab, and zSpace, among others. For further information visit http://edtechdigest.com/.


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