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May 21, 2016

edWeb.net wins SIIA CODiE Award for Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators

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  edWeb.net - A professional social network for the education community
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

edWeb.net Wins SIIA Education Technology CODiE Award for Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators

PRINCETON, NJ, May 19, 2016 — It was announced yesterday that edWeb.net, a professional learning and social network for educators, is the winner of the SIIA CODiE Award for Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators. This is the second year in a row that edWeb.net has won this prestigious industry award.

edWeb.net is a free professional learning and social network that is a highly engaged community of educators who are on the leading edge of innovation in education. edWeb members are teachers, faculty, administrators, and librarians at K-12 and post-secondary institutions who are working together to provide peer leadership, training, and support. Educators are creating their own communities on edWeb, and also participating in edWeb’s professional learning communities and webinar programs. edWeb’s growing ecosystem is a collaboration space where educators and thought leaders in the education industry gather and share ideas that can improve learning for all students.

The winner announcement was made by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, to an audience of over 300 education, software, information and business technology leaders. 29 awards were given for products and services deployed specifically for education and learning professionals. Details about the winning products can be found at http://www.siia.net/codie/2016-Winners.

The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. The judges provided feedback on how edWeb met the criteria for this award including the comment that edWeb is “A robust, learning community that exceeds all of the criteria for this category. Extensive foot print across the educational landscape.”

Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO commented, “We thank all of our members, our presenters, and our partners who make edWeb truly collaborative, and free for educators. We are honored by this wonderful recognition, and thankful to SIIA for helping us grow since our founding in 2008.”

For more information contact:
Lisa Schmucki, Founder and CEO, edWeb.net

Allison Bostrom, SIIA Communications Contact
202-289-7442 | abostrom@siia.net


About edWeb.net
edWeb.net is a free professional learning and social network that is a highly engaged community of connected educators who are on the leading edge of innovation in education. edWeb’s growing ecosystem is a collaboration space where educators and thought leaders in the education industry gather and share ideas that can improve teaching and learning. Learn more at www.edweb.net. Follow edWeb.net on Twitter @edwebnet.
About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards

The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence.  For more information, visit siia.net/CODiE.

About ETIN
ETIN (the Education Technology Industry Network of SIIA) is the leading voice for 200+ companies that provide software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the PK-20 sector. ETIN drives growth and innovation within the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities, government relations and critical ed tech market information. For more information, visit siia.net/etin.
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