Weld North Education closes Glynlyon buy


Weld North Education said March 20 that it closed its buy of Glynlyon Inc. The deal was announced in February.

PRESS RELEASE

NEW YORK, March 20, 2019 – Weld North Education (“WNE”), a leading pre-K–12 digital curriculum company focused on unlocking the power of technology for learning, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Glynlyon, Inc.

Glynlyon is a world-class digital curriculum company serving more than 1 million students in the institutional and consumer education markets across its two brands: Odysseyware and AOP.

“We are excited to complete our acquisition of Glynlyon,” said Jonathan Grayer, CEO of Weld North Education. “Glynlyon is an innovative organization and we are very fortunate to now count them as part of the Weld North Education family. We remain committed to investing in the power of digital education and continuous feedback, while driving innovative and transformative educational solutions.”

On March 6, Weld North Education announced the acquisition of Assessment Technology, Inc. (ATI), the recognized psychology of learning and educational measurement market leader in K–12 online assessment. ATI will report directly into Weld North Education portfolio company, Imagine Learning. Both transactions will solidify Weld North Education’s position as the largest pure play online education curriculum and assessment company in the U.S.

About Weld North Education
Weld North Education, in partnership with Silver Lake, is a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for pre-K–12 students. The Company is built around two underlying businesses, Edgenuity and Imagine Learning. Edgenuity is a leading digital courseware provider focused on providing online curricula and intervention solutions. Imagine Learning is a leading digital supplemental solutions provider focused on addressing language, literacy and math. Read more about Weld North at www.weldnorth.com.

About Glynlyon
Glynlyon is on the cutting edge of innovation for education technology – empowering students, school districts and families use of technology to learn, teach and share at home, school and in life. First to market with solutions that address the challenges faced by its customers, Glynlyon offers self-paced, student-centered curriculum that enhances the capacity for districts to blend learning and empowers teachers to create lessons from a standards-aligned curriculum. Glynlyon operates two highly valued brands: Odysseyware, which serves the K–12 schools across the United States with innovative online learning solutions and AOP, an award-winning leading homeschool curriculum provider. Glynlyon offers industry-leading support to its customers through custom implementation and training plans and direct instructional support for parents and students. For more about Glynlyon, please visit www.glynlyon.com.

About Edgenuity
Edgenuity is a leading provider of online curriculum and instructional services for the K–12 market. Nationwide, Edgenuity is in use by more than 20,000 schools, including 20 of the 25 largest school districts, to meet academic goals and improve student outcomes. We offer initial credit courses, honors and Advanced Placement courses, credit recovery, intervention and test readiness. These solutions, in addition to Edgenuity’s instructional services and professional development offerings, help students, educators and districts achieve success in their online and blended learning programs. For more information, visit www.edgenuity.com.

About Imagine Learning
Imagine Learning delivers award-winning language, literacy and mathematics solutions for pre-K–12 students, revolutionizing the way kids learn. Students and teachers love Imagine Language & Literacy, Imagine Math, Imagine Math Facts, and Imagine Español because they are research- and evidence-based, data driven, instructionally differentiated and incredibly fun to use. After more than a decade of growth and continuous improved student outcomes, Imagine Learning has established itself as a leader in the digital education arena. The Imagine Learning family is dedicated to changing lives and opening doors of opportunity for kids. To learn more about Imagine Learning, visit www.imaginelearning.com.