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Centric Learning Recruits CEO
November 1, 2015
Ann Arbor, MI – Centric Learning, a leading educational software company based out of Ann Arbor, MI, has announced today the recruitment of Robert Fulk to lead the HERO Learning System international business expansion and software development team CRAIN Profile.
Beth Baker, Centric Co-founder and Board Advisor stated, “We brought Rob in to help scale both the technology and SaaS HERO business globally. He brings immense experience in the Technology and Start-up space, in particular education technology. We look forward to him being part of our team.” Centric’s other Co-founder and Board Advisor, Glen Taylor, mentioned; “Rob is very well connected in the education and technology sectors, with experience building learning solutions in the private and public sectors. We are thrilled to have him contribute to the continued success and future growth of HERO.”
Rob will manage the HERO learning system technology, business, marketing, and software development teams. He has the responsibility of scaling the platform with customers across the United States, South America, and Europe, and further expanding the business globally.
“I am very excited to join the company; they have already built a solid foundation of successes. The leadership has assembled a team of highly qualified and passionate educators and techies that are dedicated to improving and transforming education...” said Centric Learning CEO Rob Fulk (http://www.linkedin.com/in/robfulk). “The HERO software development team has created an incredible learning product that is contained within an entire ecosystem: consisting of an accredited curriculum, school administration features, and global social learning community.”
HERO Learning Eco-System HERO is a revolutionary project-based Digital Learning Environment (DLE): coupled with a full curriculum that is project-based, cross-discipline, standards-aligned, accredited, and unique in developing in learners real-world, 21st century problem solving skills. The HERO solution offers a collaborative, personalized approach to education that is truly learner-centered, creating self-motivated learners with a thirst for knowledge. It includes a Global Social Learning Content Repository of .5 million learning objects, and authoring environment that allows educators to collaborate and customize existing, or create new, project-based learning content.
The system provides unparalleled data analytics on student and learning object performance, tied to specific learning standards, that enables continuous improvement of the learning content, and learners’ and teachers’ understanding of progress towards graduation. Administration tools are scalable, and can manage a whole district of schools, or a single classroom deployment, or even organize the creation of a new school from scratch. The HERO solution supports traditional, blended, and virtual classrooms – empowering both students and teachers to excel and become HEROs.