Personalized Learning Platforms for School Districts Equip Students
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 20, 2017--
Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office
products, services, and solutions, today announced a partnership
with Silverback Learning Solutions, a pioneering K-12 education
technology company, to bring districts and administrators personalized
learning solutions that help foster student and educator achievement.
The unique partnership combines Office Depot, Inc.’s Committed to
Learning™ initiative with Silverback Learning Solutions’ education
software Mileposts™, Teacher Vitae and EdifyAssess, powered by
Silverback Learning, which allow teachers and districts to personalize
education learning plans while managing interventions and monitoring
Office Depot, Inc. works with school districts across the country to
help implement innovative technology and educational tools that help
meet the changing needs of students. Through this partnership, school
districts and teachers have access to flexible solutions where they can
customize individual plans for students and shift additional time spent
on planning to teaching in the classroom.
“Silverback Learning Solutions’ pledge to personalized education aligns
with Office Depot’s Commitment to Learning™,” said Becki Schwietz,
senior director of growth strategies for Office Depot, Inc. “From our
perspective, it’s an innovative approach to the direction of education
in the future, and we are excited to be involved.”
Another benefit of the partnership that’s now available to school
districts is an extensive professional learning program and personalized
instruction based on real-time student data through Silverback’s Teacher
Vitae and EdifyAssess.
“We are honored to partner with Office Depot on our personalized
learning solutions to administrators and school districts,” said Dr. Jim
Lewis, founder and CEO of Silverback Learning Solutions. “Through Office
Depot Inc.’s Committed to Learning™, school districts will have a team
of education experts ready to demonstrate, implement and execute our
Silverback Learning Solutions software, while being supported every step
of the way.”
Office Depot, Inc. collaborates with school districts and other
educational institutions through the company’s Committed to Learning™
initiative, which offers educators access to a national team of
curriculum and instruction experts across disciplines. Through the
Committed to Learning™ initiative, the company partners with school
districts to meet their strategic goals by providing instructional
solutions and access to experts that enrich the learning experience in
the areas of personalized learning, project-based learning and
innovative learning spaces, culture and wellness, instructional
resources, and supplies.
To learn more, visit www.officedepot.com/education
or email us directly at email@example.com.
About Office Depot, Inc.
Office Depot, Inc. is a leading global provider of products, services,
and solutions for every workplace – whether your workplace is an office,
home, school or car.
The company had annual sales of approximately $11 billion, employed
approximately 38,000 associates, and served consumers and businesses in
North America and abroad with approximately 1,400 retail stores,
award-winning e-commerce sites and a dedicated business-to-business
sales organization – with a global network of wholly owned operations,
franchisees, licensees and alliance partners. The company operates under
several banner brands including Office Depot, OfficeMax and Grand & Toy.
The company’s portfolio of exclusive product brands include TUL, Foray,
Brenton Studio, Ativa, WorkPro, Realspace and HighMark.
Office Depot, Inc.’s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select
Market under the symbol “ODP.”
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Office Depot, Inc.
and OfficeMax Incorporated used herein are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Office Depot, Inc. and OfficeMax Incorporated,
respectively. Any other product or company names mentioned herein are
the trademarks of their respective owners.
About Silverback Learning Solutions
Silverback Learning Solutions is founded by a former superintendent and
continues to be enriched by educators. We deliver solutions focused on
the individual learner, the classroom, and the district with
personalized learning and growth at the core. Our award-winning company
delivers a complete suite of products - Mileposts™, Teacher Vitae and
EdifyAssess powered by Silverback. Students, teachers, administrators,
and superintendents use Silverback solutions to drive intentional
instruction for greater achievement and they are found in K - 12 schools
and districts throughout the U.S. Please visit us at www.silverbacklearning.com
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Julianne Embry, 561-438-1451