Forward Edge Receives Google for Education Partner Award for Professional Development Leadership

CINCINNATI, OHIO – February 29, 2024 – Forward Edge was honored with the Professional Development Leadership Award at the Google for Education North America Partner Forum 2024. This prestigious award recognizes Forward Edge’s outstanding commitment to providing transformative professional development that empowers educators to effectively integrate Google for Education tools in their classrooms.

“We are thrilled to receive this recognition from Google for Education,” said Katie Ritter, Chief Learning Officer at Forward Edge. “Our mission is to help educators harness the power of technology to create engaging and impactful learning experiences. This award validates our team’s dedication to closing the digital use and design divides, and the positive outcomes we’ve achieved in partnership with schools and districts.”

Forward Edge’s professional development accomplishments with Google for 2023 include:

  • Delivering over 600 professional development sessions
  • Customizing 96% of those sessions to directly address individual school and district needs
  • Receiving an exceptional 4.98 out of 5 average quality rating from over 400 schools
  • Collaborating with Google on significant projects like Made for the Way You Teach and the North America Champions Symposium

As one Googler put it, “this partner has and continues to be an exceptional partner for all things Google!”

About Forward Edge

Forward Edge empowers schools to reach tomorrow’s learners by providing technology solutions and services to schools that remove barriers to learning. Focusing 100% on Education, we understand that learning time is sacred, and we take a holistic approach to designing and implementing technologies for students, teachers, and staff. Our Curriculum & Integration (C&I) department is made up of former classroom teachers who are passionate about supporting educators to take advantage of all the benefits technology can bring to support teaching and learning. We work to improve learning by being right there with you, on the ground, and in schools every day.