June 15, 2021

TGR EDU: Explore named College Prep Solution of the Year in EdTech Breakthrough Awards

EdTech Breakthrough recently recognized TGR EDU: Explore as the Overall College Prep Solution of the Year in its EdTech Breakthrough Awards. Including the suite of college access and preparation resources highlighted by the award, TGR EDU: Explore is a free digital platform, developed in partnership with Discovery Education, to empower students, educators and families with resources, skills and experiences to help them achieve success in and outside of the classroom. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content and professional learning for K-12 classrooms

“The demands on 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 to college and career success,” said Dr. Katherine Bihr, Vice President of Programs and Education. “All students deserve resources that help them thrive. Thank you to EdTech Breakthrough for honoring us with this award for our work through TGR EDU: Explore making such resources accessible to all students.”

EdTech Breakthrough is a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership that honors excellence in educational technology products, companies and people through the annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards program. In addition to college preparation, the awards also highlight excellence in e-learning, student engagement, school administration, career preparation, language learning, STEM and more. TGR EDU: Explore rose to the top for its variety of college resources including interactive self-paced digital experiences, lesson plans, family discussion starters and training videos.

“TGR EDU: Explore has been a valuable resource for students to explore new topics, gain new skills and pursue success since the site launched in 2017,” said Eric Moore, Director of Digital Programs. “College resources were available from the start and will continue to prepare students for success as the site grows with more opportunities for students, educators and families.”

Covering topics from finding the right college fit and financial aid options to admissions and acceptance, the resources demystify processes of pursuing higher education and help students visualize and achieve success through informative and engaging experiences.

“Preparing students for tomorrow with innovative learning experiences connected to the real-world is what we’re all about at Discovery Education,” 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.”

Visit https://TGREDUExplore.org to learn more about the platform or access the award-winning college access resources recognized.