Voyager Sopris Learning Appoints New President

Posted on Jul 1, 2015

VSL News
DALLAS, July 01, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Voyager Sopris Learning®, provider of a comprehensive suite of evidence-based preK-12 core solutions, interventions, assessments, and professional services, is pleased to announce that Jeffrey A. Elliott, Chief Executive Officer of The Virtual High School, has been chosen to succeed George Logue as President, effective July 6, 2015.

In its search for a new President, the company sought a candidate who could build on Voyager Sopris Learning’s established position in providing best-in-class instructional materials and gold-standard professional development, while aggressively expanding breakthrough technology solutions for online and blended learning.

“We had very specific criteria for our new President, and we were strategic about finding the right person,” said Cambium Learning Group CEO John Campbell. “Jeff was the unanimous choice of the employee search team and executive review committee. We strongly believe Jeff is the right person to honor the Voyager Sopris Learning mission of working with educators to help them meet and surpass their goals for student achievement—diagnosing individual student needs and providing evidence-based instructional solutions to respond to those needs—while accelerating progress toward our goal of offering technology-enabled solutions that focus on personalized, student-focused learning.”

Elliott brings 20 years of experience in the education industry. Following senior positions at Tribune Education and Wright Group, Elliott became President and CEO of Advanced Academics, followed by an equivalent leadership position at The Virtual High School, a non-profit organization that has changed the face of online and blended learning in high schools and middle schools across the country and around the world.

“Our organization feels very fortunate and excited to welcome such an experienced and inspiring leader to our already exemplary team. We look forward to continued success as we make strides to improve the lives of educators and students alike.”

About Voyager Sopris Learning
Voyager Sopris Learning is committed to partnering with school districts to overcome obstacles that students, teachers, and school leaders face every day. The suite of instructional and service solutions we provide is not only research based, but also evidence based—proven to increase student achievement and educator effectiveness. Our solutions have been fully tested in the classroom, ensuring that they are easy to implement and teacher friendly. They are innovative, both in overall instructional approach and in the strategic use of technology in blended and 100 percent online solutions, and they are supported by an unparalleled commitment to build local capacity for sustained success. With a comprehensive suite of instructional resources, we provide assessments, professional development and school-improvement services, literacy and math instructional tools—both comprehensive intervention and supplemental—and resources to build a positive school climate. Voyager Sopris Learning is a business unit of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABCD), based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, please visit www.voyagersopris.com.


Media Contact: Sandy Stone
Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
800.547.6747
sandy.stone@voyagersopris.com

Investor Contact: Barbara Benson
Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
investorrelations@cambiumlearning.com

Cambium Learning Group, Inc.

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