DALLAS, June 15, 2017 — Bill Lowrey, CTO of Dallas-based edtech company Istation, selected as official member on exclusive Forbes Technology Council
“Istation is thrilled to have our CTO, Bill Lowrey, selected as one of the members of this elite council,” said Richard Collins, Istation Chairman and CEO. “Bill is an integral part of Istation and is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children and the way they learn.”
Responsible for overseeing engineering departments, working with teams across the globe, and leading efforts to build innovative hardware and software, Forbes Technology Council members play significant roles in their respective companies’ success and growth. From education to software development, Forbes Technology Council members are influencing a number of industries throughout the world.
“It is an honor and a privilege to be selected for this exclusive council and opportunity,” Lowrey said. “I’ve always been driven by a deep passion to provide resources that can transform the way students learn, and with Istation’s educational technology, we’re helping to close the achievement gap in a way that empowers students.”
Lowrey is committed to providing an immersive environment that inspires students to learn while also empowering teachers and supporting their need to differentiate instruction for a broad range of learners. With Lowrey’s vision, Istation’s educational technology provides an interactive, technology-driven program focused on creating smarter, more responsive learning.
Istation is an award-winning comprehensive e-learning program used by more than four million students across the world. Known for its accurate assessments, engaging curriculum and trusted teacher tools, Istation helps students in prekindergarten-12th grade achieve academic growth. Istation's computer-adaptive assessments (known as ISIP™) immediately place students on personalized instructional paths unique to their needs. An animated, game-like interface effectively engages students so well, they don't even realize they're being evaluated. Along with its highly interactive digital curriculum, Istation provides teachers with access to thousands of lessons perfect for instructing small groups or an entire class. Comprehensive progress reports are also immediately available for educators, administrators and parents. Istation offers its ISIP assessment in Early Reading, Advanced Reading, Reading en Español and Math. Istation instruction is available in Reading, Reading en Español and Math.
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