The college and career readiness program earns prestigious industry recognition
TORONTO, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Xello, the award-winning K-12 college, career and future readiness program, was recognized as a 2021 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best College & Career Readiness Solution category. The CODiE Awards recognizes the very best software education products in achieving excellence and innovation through the only peer-recognized program in the education technology industry.
Through the Xello platform, students in grades K-12 can build self-knowledge and explore options beyond high school. Using interest-based assessments, they are matched with careers that best reflect their interests, while educators have visibility into monitoring student progress and college application workflows. Built-in curriculum and reflective activities help students build social-emotional skills and knowledge that future employers value.
“We’re honored to be a CODiE Award Finalist in this category that is so critical for students’ success,” said Matt McQuillen, CEO and founder, Xello. “Choosing your life’s work doesn’t happen overnight, and it can sometimes be a difficult process for young people. Embedding career exploration into lessons starting in elementary school gives students a stronger sense of purpose, confidence in their strengths, and a clear pathway toward a meaningful career they are excited about.”