Weld North Education, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based PreK-12 digital curriculum company focused on leveraging technology for learning, acquired LearnZillion, a provider of K-12 high-quality digital-first core curriculum.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
Led by CEO Eric Westendorf, LearnZillion provides curriculum and software to improve the classroom experience. Its lesson plans, student activities and embedded professional development are wrapped around research-based curricula with demonstrated efficacy. The company’s offerings include core curricula for math and English language arts authored by Illustrative Mathematics and EL Education, respectively.
Led by Jonathan Grayer, Chairman and CEO, Weld North Education, in partnership with Silver Lake, is a digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for PreK–12 students. The company is built around two underlying businesses, Edgenuity and Imagine Learning. Edgenuity is a digital courseware provider focused on providing online curricula and intervention solutions. Imagine Learning is a digital supplemental solutions provider focused on addressing language, literacy and math.
Following the deal, the LearnZillion team will remain with the business and become part of Edgenuity.