What initially began as a partnership to deliver credit recovery solutions quickly grew to an exciting expansion of digital learning opportunities for Akron Public Schools. Learn how Digital Learning Coordinator Marcy Ebright identified Edmentum Plato Courseware and EdOptions Academy as the right solutions and why it was an “easy plug in with the familiarity of the product.” What was the key to success? Get an inside perspective of how the role of mentors helped guide students throughout their experience learning online.
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