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SoftChalk Cloud Wins SIIA Education Technology CODiE Award for Best Cross-Curricular Solution

Posted May 08, 2013 in News, Press Releases, SoftChalk News

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, U.S. — May 7, 2013 — SoftChalk, LLC, a leading developer of software solutions for e-Learning, today announced that their enterprise platform, SoftChalk Cloud, won an SIIA CODiE Award for Best Cross-Curricular Solution.

SoftChalk Cloud is a cross-platform learning object repository and content authoring platform that works with virtually any learning management system (LMS). Designed for educators, instructional designers, and curriculum developers, SoftChalk Cloud provides an easy way to create, manage and share engaging, media-rich learning content.

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced SoftChalk LLC as one of 28 CODiE Award winners in the education technology category. An SIIA CODiE Award win for ed tech companies is an especially prestigious honor, as each award winner has been selected by a combination of educators, who act as initial judges by selecting finalists from among all nominees, and SIIA members-company peers, who vote to select the winners from among the finalists.

“The CODiEs are one of the most prestigious and competitive award programs in the industry. As a two-time CODiE award winner for our content authoring solution—SoftChalk Create—we are honored that SoftChalk has been chosen as a winner again this year for our new, cloud-based, enterprise platform—SoftChalk Cloud,” said Susan Evans, CEO of SoftChalk.”

“SIIA’s 2013 CODiE Award winners show that innovation and growth is alive in many areas of the educational technology industry,” SIIA Vice President for the Education Division, Karen Billings. “Among these 28 visionary winners, you’ll find the many of the most exciting ed tech products and services out there. I look forward to seeing the impact they have on the PK-12 and postsecondary markets.”

For more information about the CODiE Awards, visit http://www.siia.net/codies/2013/

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to more than 700 leading software and information companies. The SIIA Education Division serves and represents more than 200 member companies that provide software, digital content, and other technologies that address educational needs. The Division shapes and supports the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities, and critical market information. For more information, visit www.siia.net/education.

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards

The SIIA CODiE™ Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other’s work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose – to showcase the software and information industry’s finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.

About SoftChalk

SoftChalk, LLC is an award-winning provider of e-Learning software for worldwide education and business institutions. Specializing in the development of intuitive, easy-to-use tools, SoftChalk products allow instructors to create powerful and professional-looking content for e-Learning and smart classrooms in K-12, higher education and corporate training. For more information, visit www.softchalk.com.

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