Leading EdTech company Imagine Learning announced E.L. Ross Elementary School in Cleveland as one of their distinguished “Beacon School” award winners.
"Students at E.L. Ross worked hard all school year on the Imagine Language & Literacy program, completing lessons and reaching individualized academic goals," officials said.
The Beacon School award was earned by less than two percent of Imagine Language & Literacy schools nationwide. Schools earning the Beacon School award "demonstrate exceptional usage, innovative implementation of the Imagine Learning Language & Literacy program and strong student language and literacy growth."
“E. L. Ross created before and after school opportunities for students to use the Imagine Learning program and students have shown tremendous growth within the program, which is translating to growth in other academic areas, as well,” shared Christy Duncan, the ESL coordinator for Cleveland City Schools.
“We know from research that regular usage of Imagine Learning programs helps students reach toward their learning potential,” said Lisa Wise, motivational manager at Imagine Learning. “We’re thrilled to acknowledge E.L. Ross students for the work that they’ve done this year and for the growth that they’ve experienced.”
E.L. Ross students, lead Imagine Learning teacher, Jacqueline Brown, and Principal Lisa Earby received the Beacon School award on May 16 from Imagine Learning's area partnership manager. Key district leaders attending the award presentation included Director of Schools Dr. Russell Dyer, Elementary and School Counseling Supervisor Kellye Bender and ESL Coordinator Christy Duncan.