TGR Foundation and Discovery Education Honored With 2021 EdTech Breakthrough Award for College Preparatory Initiative

TGR Foundation and Discovery Education Honored With 2021 EdTech Breakthrough Award for College Preparatory Initiative

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 9:00am

CONTENT: Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Discovery Education today announced that EdTech Breakthrough – a leading market intelligence organization recognizing the top companies and solutions in the global educational technology market – selected the TGR EDU: Explore initiative from TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity, and Discovery Education as the winner of the “Overall College Prep Solution of the Year” award in the third annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards program.

The EdTech Breakthrough Awards honors excellence and recognizes the innovation, hard work, and success in a range of educational technology categories, including Student Engagement, School Administration, Adaptive Learning, STEM Education, e-Learning, Career Preparation, and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 2,000 nominations from over 17 different countries throughout the world.

“The demands upon teachers and students are changing every day. As students look to their future, we are proud to work with Discovery Education to help them create a path of success to college and beyond,” said Dr. Katherine Bihr, Vice President of Programs and Education at TGR Foundation. “Thank you to EdTech Breakthrough for honoring us with this award which validates the fact that all students deserve the resources that help them thrive.”

TGR EDU: Explore provides opportunities and students to realize their full potential with standards-aligned curriculum, family resources, and professional development to educators, students, and families nationwide.

“Preparing students for tomorrow with innovative learning experiences connected to the real-world is what we’re all about at Discovery Education. Alongside TGR Foundation, we are connecting all students to their potential with no-cost resources that build their confidence through problem solving and STEM connections," said Beth Meyer, Vice President of Partner Success at Discovery Education. “Thank you to EdTech Breakthrough for recognizing the power of the TGR EDU: Explore program.”

See all the TGR EDU: Explore materials at tgreduexplore.org or and within Discovery Education’s K-12 learning platform.

For more information about Discovery Education’s digital resources and professional learning services, visit www.discoveryeducation.com, and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through Twitter and LinkedIn.

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About TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity
For 25 years, TGR Foundation has worked to create a world where opportunity is universal and potential is limitless. With an unwavering commitment to impact underserved youth, its mission is to empower students to pursue their passions through education. Through innovative STEM coursework, college-access programs, digital platforms and educator professional development, TGR Foundation provides resources and support to help youth connect their passions to their purpose. Since its launch in 1996, TGR Foundation’s education and outreach programs have impacted two million youth worldwide. To celebrate 25 years of impact, its new Pathways Forward initiative will provide support to enhance current education programs while expanding resources to more students on their pathways to college and career success. For more information visit TGRFoundation.org or connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Through its award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia resources, and the largest professional learning network of its kind, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning, creating immersive STEM experiences, and improving academic achievement around the globe. Discovery Education currently serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 140 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to empower teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education at www.DiscoveryEducation.com.

About EdTech Breakthrough
Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the EdTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in educational technology products, companies and people. The EdTech Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough educational technology in categories including e-learning, student engagement, school administration, career preparation, language learning, STEM and more. For more information, visit EdTechBreakthrough.com.

Contacts
Grace Maliska | Discovery Education | gmaliska@discoveryed.com
Reshma Melwani | TGR Foundation | rmelwani@tgrfoundation.org