Kurzweil 3000® Version 12, a comprehensive reading, writing and software solution for struggling readers, won a Stevie® Award in the category of New Product of the Year – Computer Software – New Version from the American Business Awards on June 20, 2011. The Stevie Awards honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions made by organizations and business people worldwide.
The awards were presented during ceremonies at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The ceremonies were hosted by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network and broadcast nationwide on radio by the Business TalkRadio Network.
“We are tremendously proud of Kurzweil 3000, and are honored to receive this award,” said Alex Saltonstall, General Manager of Kurzweil/IntelliTools. “We are delighted that the business community recognizes the positive impact we make in the lives of the people we serve.”
Developed by Kurzweil Educational Systems®, Kurzweil 3000 competed against ten other products in its category, and was the only educational publisher in the group. Stevie Awards were given in more than 40 categories and more than 2,800 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration.
Kurzweil 3000 is a premier literacy learning tool that is particularly valuable for struggling learners. By harnessing the power of technology and the core principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Kurzweil 3000 provides the very best integrated reading, writing, and test-taking supports available for today’s learner. Students who have the cognitive ability but not the reading ability to learn from grade-level content, such as students with learning disabilities and second language learners, can find academic success with Kurzweil 3000.
More than 200 executives across the country participated in the judging process to determine the Finalists and Stevie Award winners.
Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of honorees in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
About Cambium Learning Technologies
Cambium Learning Technologies designs and publishes instructional technology for students in general and special education ranging from Pre-K to Adult, including four- industry leading brands: Learning A-Z, ExploreLearning, Kurzweil Educational Systems and IntelliTools. Cambium Learning Technologies is a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. [Nasdaq: ABCD] based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit www.cambiumtech.com.