Carnegie Learning Announces Three New Appointments to Its Board of Directors

New board members bring decades of K-12 experience, track records of
innovation, and diverse perspectives to the company

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”” target=”_blank”gt;#STEMedlt;/agt;–Carnegie Learning, a leading provider of STEM and literacy learning
solutions to the K-12 education market, announced today that it has
appointed Traci Burgess, CEO of BrightBytes, Peter Cohen, President of
the University of Phoenix, and John Katzman, Founder of The Princeton
Review, 2U and The Noodle Companies, to its Board of Directors effective
February 1, 2019. All three of these market leaders have a strong record
of leveraging innovation and creativity to make an impact, and will help
Carnegie Learning continue to deliver smarter technology that goes
beyond basic assessment, instruction and practice.

“We are honored to welcome three individuals with such considerable
expertise and talent in the education industry to our Board of
Directors,” said Barry Malkin, CEO of Carnegie Learning. “I am confident
they will help us accelerate our role as leaders in learning technology,
while continuing to emphasize our ultimate goal of improved student
outcomes. This group of executives not only brings extensive sector
knowledge to Carnegie Learning, but also invaluable operating experience
in building and scaling successful companies, with expertise across
product, technology, corporate strategy and sales execution.”

Traci Burgess serves as CEO of BrightBytes, a provider of end-to-end
data management for education organizations. She began her career in the
classroom and became committed to finding solutions for some of the
issues she encountered there. Traci previously served as Chief Operating
Officer at Think Through Math, as well as Vice President of Sales and
Marketing at Catapult Learning, and the Vice President of Sales at
Blackboard and Thomson Learning. “My interest in math learning began
with my own education, and carried through to my time as a classroom
teacher,” she said. “With Carnegie Learning’s legacy in the math and
technology space, my experience in the classroom, and my 20+ years in
educational technology, I’m excited to support their goals around
accelerating the role of technology in our country’s classrooms.”

Prior to his appointment as the eighth president of the University of
Phoenix, Peter Cohen served as Executive Vice President of McGraw-Hill
Education, a leading global learning science company, where he helped
the organization roll out multiple new technological offerings. Peter
has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Pearson Education’s School
division, and Chief Executive Officer of both Sylvan Learning Center and
Educate, Inc. He said, “I’m thrilled to be helping the team at Carnegie
Learning put powerful, AI technology into the hands of great teachers so
that students can benefit from curriculum tailored specifically to their
current level of mastery.”

John Katzman is an entrepreneur at heart, and the Founder and CEO of The
Noodle Companies, which aims to help users navigate the complex web
of educational resources available. John is also the founder of The
Princeton Review, the test prep and admissions consulting company, and
2U, an educational technology company that partners with nonprofit
colleges and universities to offer online degree programs. He said, “I’m
eager to advise and learn from Barry Malkin and his team. Technology’s
impact on K-12 has been limited so far, but leaders like Carnegie
Learning show a path to more personal, more engaging, and more effective
combinations of teacher-led and technology-driven instruction.”

Carnegie Learning is focused on how smart technology can deliver deeper
STEM and literacy learning experiences to K-12 students. For more
information, visit


Carnegie Learning is a comprehensive, dynamic and progressive learning
technology company. Advocating a belief in teaching and determination to
help students develop as learners and thinkers, Carnegie Learning is
seeking to re-define the role of technology across the K-12 landscape.
Its STEM division delivers: research-proven mathematics curriculum and
the MATHia® platform for grades 6-12; project-based digital solutions
for computer science; and best-in-class K-12 professional learning
services. Its EMC School division offers blended learning solutions for
world languages, literature, and English Language Arts. For more
information please visit:


April Boland
Carnegie Learning
(412) 676-6633

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