Special and Alternative Education Provider Excels in Voluntary External Review

Camden, NJ – Catapult Learning, a leading provider of special and alternative education, intervention programs, and professional development solutions that generate academic gains and better life outcomes for students, today announced it was granted Education Service Agency Accreditation by AdvancED, a global leader in advancing excellence in education through continuous improvement and accreditation.

AdvancED is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site external reviews of pre-K-12 schools and school systems to ensure that all learners realize their full potential. As part of the accreditation process, Catapult engaged in internal and external quality-assurance reviews, relying on its well-established commitment to continuous improvement to meet AdvancED’s high-quality standards.

“As part of our Continuous Improvement plan, Catapult continues to focus on academic data collection and reporting to allow stakeholders to make well-informed decisions and conclusions about our impact on student learning,” said Andrea Vargas, president of Catapult Learning’s Schools Division. “We’re also advancing our mobile connectivity opportunities to collect and report feedback from parents and students, while expanding comprehensive professional development opportunities for teachers.”

“Achieving national accreditation through AdvancED further demonstrates our commitment to provide services and solutions that exceed the most rigorous standards of educational excellence,” said Jeffrey Cohen, CEO of Catapult Learning. “It also validates the work of our faculty and staff who work tirelessly to do what’s best for students.”

AdvancED Accreditation is a voluntary method of quality assurance and is used to demonstrate educational quality by education providers of all types, from traditional schools to distance learning providers to tutoring centers serving all ages of students from toddlers to adults.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Leckstrom, RoseComm for Catapult Learning, at  (215) 681-0770 or [email protected].

About Catapult Learning
Catapult Learning, Inc. has dedicated over four decades to providing education solutions that generate demonstrable academic achievement and better life outcomes for students, regardless of their learning barriers or other challenges they may face. The company’s team of 5,600 educators works to achieve sustained academic gains and build teacher and leadership capacity through evidence-based programs that include intervention services, special education and alternative education programs, and professional development solutions. Founded in 1976 and headquartered in Camden, New Jersey, Catapult Learning partners with over 500 school districts, including 18 of the 20 largest school districts in the United States.  Catapult Learning is accredited by AdvancED, a global leader in providing improvement and accreditation services worldwide. www.catapultlearning.com

About AdvancED
AdvancED is dedicated to helping educational institutions achieve excellence for the ultimate benefit of the students. We drive education improvement through accreditation, research and innovation, policy and advocacy, and technology. AdvancED Accreditation is a clear and comprehensive program of evaluation and external review, supported by research-based Standards and dedicated to helping schools, systems and education providers continuously improve. www.advanc-ed.org.

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