ClassLink and Northwest ISD Awarded IMS Gold Medal for Their Collaborative Work To Support Hybrid Learning

June 14, 2021
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Clifton, NJ - June 14, 2021 - ClassLink’s co-submission with Northwest Independent School District has won the Gold Medal in the Blended Learning Optimization category for the 2021 IMS Learning Impact Awards.

The award recognizes education technology projects that demonstrate evolving traditional educational delivery models and feature a seamless technology environment for teachers and students to support effective combinations of online and in-the-classroom learning.

After review by a panel of experts and peer voting, the ClassLink and Northwest ISD collaboration was selected as the winning evidence-based technology project from among 28 finalists.

In a joint presentation to the Learning Impact Award judges, Cara Carter, Northwest ISD’s Executive Director of Technology, explained how her district uses ClassLink to support digital learning in remote and in-class settings for 25,000 students in 29 schools.

She highlighted that ClassLink specifically reduces the strain of remote learning through access to digital resources, engagement analytics, and automated rostering.

“This is wonderful news for both ClassLink and Northwest ISD. We’re thrilled to share the story of Northwest’s success during such a trying year and honored for ClassLink’s role in that success to be recognized.”

George Perreault
Chief Academic Officer, ClassLink

“I can't imagine, with the amount of money that we spend these days on all of our digital tools, not having ClassLink to help us get them in the hands of students in a timely manner. The ease of access for teachers, leaders, students, and parents has been completely transformational."

Cara Carter
Executive Director of Technology, Northwest ISD

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About ClassLink

ClassLink is a global education provider of identity and analytics products that create more time for learning and help schools better understand digital engagement. As leading advocates for open data standards, we offer instant access to apps and files with single sign-on, streamline class rostering, automate account provisioning, and provide actionable analytics. ClassLink empowers 21 million students and staff in over 2,800 school systems. Visit to learn more.

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IMS Global’s Annual Learning Impact Awards

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