AASA Learning 2025 Lighthouse System Named Education Innovation Showcase Top 10

March 29, 2023

"Through technology and creativity, we can bring high-wage and high-demand jobs to rural communities. The suburban movement began in the 1950s when the best and brightest left rural sectors of the country never to return, going to suburban and urban areas for opportunity, which depleted rural social capital. What we’re trying to do is create a more highly educated rural population that will lend itself to the innovation necessary that leads to rural job creation and ultimately reinvent rural America."Kim Alexander, Chief Executive Officer, Collegiate Edu-Nation 

Collegiate Edu-Nation (CEN), an AASA Learning 2025 Lighthouse System, was recently named a top 10 finalist to be honored at the Education Innovation Showcase for “putting rural on the map.” The Top 10 represent K-12 education system leaders advancing innovation in their community and fostering meaningful change at the systems level.

Dedicated to changing the future of rural education in America, CEN partners with rural school districts and engages educators, students, families, and local communities to provide access to a rigorous, relevant education from Pre-K to post-secondary, and beyond.

AASA Learning 2025 Lighthouse Systems are serving as exemplary models of positive change, leading student-centered, equity-focused, future-driven education! If you’re interested in being a part of this movement, join AASA Learning 2025


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