Accelerate Learning CEO Vernon Johnson Named EdTech Visionary Leader for 2019

Dr. Vernon Johnson, president and CEO of Accelerate Learning, has received the 2019 Visionary award in the Leadership category of the 2019 EdTech Awards. In addition to Johnsons Leadership Award, Accelerate Learning was named a finalist for a Trendsetter Award in the edtech company setting a trend category.

For nearly a decade, the EdTech Awards program has sought to highlight and celebrate innovators, leaders and trendsetters in the education technology industry. This years program featured over 50 different subcategories of awards including best video-based learning solutions, special needs/assistive technology solutions, emerging technologies, college prep solutions and more.

I am extremely honored to be recognized as the winner of this years Visionary award, said Johnson. But as we all know, it takes a team to bring a product to market and I am fortunate to be supported daily by talented professionals who bring their best to our work of providing the best digital science and STEM resources to preK-12 education.

Accelerate Learnings solutions were also recognized as finalists in three of the competitions Cool Tool Awards categories. They are:

The 2019 EdTech Awards celebrate edtechs best and brightest; innovators, leaders, and trendsetters who are shaping the future of learning, said Victor Rivero, who as editor-in-chief of EdTech Digest, oversees the program. This years finalists and winners were narrowed from the larger field and judged based on various criteria, including: pedagogical workability, efficacy and results, support, clarity, value and potential. We offer our sincere congratulations and thanks to them all.

About Accelerate Learning

Incubated at Rice University, Accelerate Learning has grown from a single product, STEMscopes, to a brand that now offers a variety of curriculum and professional development solutions that support early learning, NGSS, and state-aligned curriculum. For more information, visit or call toll-free 800-531-0864.

Javier Encinas
Vice President Marketing, Accelerate Learning
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