Curriculum Associates Named a Company of the Year Finalist for 20th Annual Technology Leadership Awards

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., July 31, 2017—Curriculum Associates today announced that it has been named a finalist in the Company of the Year category for the 2017 Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) Technology Leadership Awards. Other finalists in this category include athenahealth, Carbon Black, iRobot, and LogMeIn, Inc.

Curriculum Associates is on a mission to prove to the K–12 industry that an ethical, long-term-focused company is the one that will drive the best results. Curriculum Associates believes the role of an education company is to help students and teachers succeed, and this dedication has defined its vision and driven company growth. Since 2008, Curriculum Associates' revenues and employee numbers have quintupled, making it one of the nation's fastest-growing K–12 education publishing companies. Curriculum Associates focuses on staying true to its mission of serving children and teachers while focusing heavily on employees' growth and well-being—the human capital of the company—and has earned “Top Place to Work” status from both The Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal for the past 3 years.

“Massachusetts is among the world's top regions engaged in creating whole new industries and markets while redefining existing ones,” said MassTLC President Tom Hopcroft. “We produce visionary leaders and exciting, high-growth companies and startups that propel the state's economy. Ranging from robotics and the internet of things to products for financial or security operations, our 20th annual Technology Leadership Awards draws attention to the deep pool of talent, innovative spirit and determination that thrives in the Bay State.”

“We are honored to be recognized among the region's top tech leaders as finalists for MassTLC's Company of the Year Award,” said Rob Waldron, CEO of Curriculum Associates. “Our team is constantly innovating to build cutting-edge learning technology that makes classrooms better places, and this recognition is a testament to their tireless work in support of the students and educators we serve.”

Finalists were selected from hundreds of nominations, as judged by panels of industry leaders in each of the 14 categories. The pool of finalists will be further narrowed during the coming weeks. Winners will be announced at the MassTLC Leadership Awards Gala on September 14 at Boston's Seaport World Trade Center. More details, advance registration, and sponsorship information are available at http://masstlcawards.org/.

Award categories for the 2017 Technology Leadership Awards include: CEO of the Year, CTO of the Year, Emerging Executive of the Year, Company of the Year, Emerging Company of the Year, Building a Better Workforce, Innovative Tech of the Year: Consumer, Innovative Technology of the Year: Financial, Innovative Technology of the Year: IoT, Innovative Technology of the Year: Robotics, Innovative Technology of the Year: Sales & Marketing, Innovative Technology of the Year: Security, Cutting Edge Technology of the Year, Technology for a Better Tomorrow. The full list of finalists can be found at http://www.masstlc.org/leadership-awards-2017/.

The 2017 Technology Leadership Awards are sponsored by (Platinum) Cisco, Forgerock, Marsh & McLennan Agency, Microsoft, PwC, (Gold) The Boston Foundation and Raytheon.

About The Mass Technology Leadership Council, Inc.
With 500+ member companies, the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) is the region's leading technology association and the premier network for tech executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and policy leaders. MassTLC's purpose is to accelerate innovation by connecting people from across the technology landscape, providing access to industry-leading content and ideas and offering a platform for visibility for member companies and their interests. More at www.masstlc.org.

About Curriculum Associates
Founded in 1969, Curriculum Associates, LLC designs research-based print and online instructional materials, screens and assessments, and data management tools. The company's products and outstanding customer service provide teachers and administrators with the resources necessary for teaching diverse student populations and fostering learning for all students.

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