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March 10, 2016


Centric Learning has announced today that it has been selected to present at the seventh annual ASU GSV Summit as a chance to share with the educational community its vision for the future of teaching and learning.

“Each year at the Summit, we provide a platform for smart startups with disruptive innovation at their core like Centric Learning,” said Deborah Quazzo, founder and managing partner of GSV Advisors. “Centric’s aim is to fundamentally transform traditional education pedagogy by providing a truly student centered, personalized, competency-based approach that addresses the needs of all learners within a global learning community.”

The annual ASU GSV Summit convenes select innovative education and talent companies to present at its annual conference. The Summit brings together leading education and talent training companies, with a focus on accelerating educational innovation around the globe. Last year the summit brought together more than 2,500 entrepreneurs, investors and educators. The conference is co-hosted by Global Silicon Valley (GSV) and Arizona State University (ASU), the nation's largest public university, and is held in San Diego, CA this year. More on the ASU GSV Summit: asugsvsummit.com

“We’re really excited to be selected as a presenter at one of the greatest gatherings of Educational Industry intellects in the world,” said Centric Learning COO Rob Fulk. “The incredible wealth of knowledge and ideas that this summit brings together really generates excitement and spurs innovation for the future of education and technology.”

ASU GSV Summit

Started in 2010 with a collaboration between Arizona State University (ASU) and Global Silicon Valley (GSV), the Annual ASU GSV Summit is the Knowledge Economy's Mecca of conversation devoted to accelerating innovation around the world. The ASU GSV Summit continues to bring together the world’s most visionary, passionate, and energetic players in the education and talent innovation space to create partnerships, explore solutions and shape the future of learning. Prior speakers have included former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Virgin Founder Sir Richard Branson, City Year Founder and CEO Michael Brown, Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, and Golden Globe and Oscar winner Common, among others. Keynotes for the 2016 Summit confirmed to date include: Bill Gates co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Khan Academy Founder and CEO Sal Khan, Hyatt CEO Mark Hoplamazian, former Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice, (retired) four-star General Stanley McChrystal; and legendary author and management thinker Jim Collins. To learn more and to register for the Summit, please visit asugsvsummit.com.

About the HERO Learning Eco-System

HERO is a revolutionary project-based Digital Learning Environment (DLE): coupled with a complete living curriculum that is 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 is project-based, cross-discipline, UK, U.S., and international standards-aligned, accredited, and includes a Global Social Learning Content Repository of .5 million learning objects. Educators are integral to the system, and are provided an authoring environment that allows them 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, enabling continuous improvement of the learning content. Learners and educators have an exact and detailed understanding of progress towards graduation, and how each projects contributes - helping learners to take ownership of their own education. 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.