Edtech industry leader wins award for fifth year
PORTLAND, ORE., September 27, 2021
Portland-based Learning.com was voted as an Oregon and Southwest Washington Top Workplace, the fifth time with this title. Sponsored by The Oregonian, the Top Workplaces list is based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, The Oregonian/OregonLive’s Top Workplaces research partner. Nominated companies were evaluated by their employees using a short 24-question survey concerning workplace culture and happiness.
Leading the education technology industry in developing solutions to help today’s students thrive by providing them with essential digital skills, Learning.com collaborates with educators to make it simple to integrate digital literacy into everyday instruction. The company’s mission is to prepare students for success in a digital world. Founded in 1999, the company now serves over 1 million students and 1,300 school districts annually. Learning.com’s digital curriculum has been more vital than ever with the COVID-19 pandemic causing districts and schools around the world to transition between virtual and in-person instruction.
Learning.com’s approximately 60 employees prioritize respect and non-stop progress in the workplace. While the company is constantly striving to improve education for our future generations, leaders want positive change to start in the workplace. CEO of Learning.com Keith Oelrich states, “Over the last 18 months, the U.S. education industry, like the entire world, has in many ways been turned upside down. At Learning.com, our team displayed incredible creativity, perseverance, and collaborative problem-solving. Even through a period of disorder and chaos, I’m so proud of our team’s ability to not just survive but thrive.”
Although efficiency and commitment are expected values, each day Learning.com offers opportunities for fun and comradery for team members. Amid the new virtual environment, Learning.com ensures workplace culture with various digital events. From watercooler sessions to exercise classes, meditation instruction and team cooking courses, the workdays are far from boring.
In addition to team building efforts, Learning.com is committed to making its workplace values accessible and all-inclusive. The company’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity initiative provides a safe space for open communication and interactive sessions. Company leadership is proud of their strides to provide a fun yet ever-improving work environment.
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Learning.com is dedicated to preparing students for success in our digital world. Founded in 1999, the company currently partners with one in six U.S. school districts and serves more than 1 million students each year. Learning.com has earned more than 30 industry awards, including 2021, 2020 and 2017 Award of Excellence from “Tech & Learning;” ISTE 2017 Best of Show; “The Oregonian’s Top Workplace” for 2021, 2020, 2018, 2017 and 2016; and the “Healthiest Employers of Oregon” for 2021, 2020 and 2019.
Learning.com’s K-12 curriculum solution for digital literacy, EasyTech, helps students develop computer science, digital literacy and problem-solving skills. Learning.com’s EasyCode curriculum is a comprehensive coding solution for K-12 that develops students’ coding, computational thinking and computer science prowess. EasyTech and EasyCode, both delivered through the Learning.com platform, feature scaffolded, student-led digital lessons, as well as district and school-wide reporting to measure programs efficacy and optimize implementation. By enabling schools to integrate technology more meaningfully, and cultivate digital readiness, Learning.com’s comprehensive curriculum plays a critical role in equipping all students to learn, live, and work in the 21st Century.
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Founded in 1999, Learning.com provides educators with solutions to prepare their students with critical digital skills. Our web-based curriculum for grades K-12 engages students as they learn keyboarding, online safety, applied productivity tools, computational thinking, coding and more.
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