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Unicon Receives Global Recognition for EdTech Leadership

Unicon earns a Power Learner Potential Organization Award from 1EdTech Consortium

Power Learner Potential Award Winner Logo 2024 (1)Gilbert, AZ – June 6, 2024 – Unicon, Inc., a leading learner-centric technology consulting firm, earned a Power Learner Potential Organization Award from 1EdTech Consortium™ (1EdTech), the world-leading non-profit edtech collaborative, at the 2024 Learning Impact Conference.

The award is given annually to organizations that are leading the way in creating innovative, open, and trusted edtech ecosystems that power learner potential. 

Unicon has decades of experience assisting educational organizations to apply 1EdTech standards within their learning environments, ensuring a seamless experience for both faculty and learners. The Unicon team applies deep expertise in 1EdTech to help hundreds of institutions and organizations leverage 1EdTech standards to advance accessible, reliable, and impactful digital learning ecosystems.

“We are honored to receive the Power Learner Potential award from 1EdTech this year! Over the past 30 years, we have helped clients solve their digital interoperability challenges in open and standards-based ways,” said Kate Valenti, CEO of Unicon. “1EdTech standards enable us to solve the complex issues of highly integrated environments, and ultimately to create transformative digital learning experiences that expand access to quality education for all learners.”

1EdTech is a future-focused member organization where some of the most innovative educational providers and technology companies collaborate to improve digital learning solutions and prepare for future challenges. Through collaborations and standards that work for all stakeholders, members create solutions that enable transformative digital learning experiences, personalize learner journeys, boost achievement opportunities, and improve learner success. 

“Creating educational technology that supports student success requires cross-boundary leadership spanning IT and curriculum and instruction from stakeholders across K-12, Higher Education, suppliers, governments, and philanthropic funders,” said Jeanne Imbriale, Vice President of Operations and Member Relations for 1EdTech. “Our Power Learner Potential Awards recognize those organizations that are the driving force behind groundbreaking strategies and technologies that improve teaching and learning at all levels.” 

To earn a Power Learner Potential Award, organizations must show their leadership and advocacy of the community, participate and be actively engaged in the work, demonstrate innovation and ingenuity, and document its impact on teaching and learning. This year, 1EdTech recognized 16 of its more than 1,000 members with Power Learner Potential Awards.