Minneapolis edtech leader to help grow K-8 math achievement mission
Irvine, Calif., Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chuck Amos, an executive with over twenty years of experience in the domestic and international education market, has joined the nonprofit MIND Research Institute’s board of directors.
“Chuck Amos is a proven industry leader whose work is transforming education in Minneapolis and beyond,” said Brett Woudenberg, Chief Executive Officer of MIND. “His expertise and unique perspective on edtech is a welcome addition to our board of directors.”
As current CEO of GuideK12, Amos is driving growth and creating new opportunities for the only geovisual analytics company serving the education market. Previously, Amos worked as a consultant to educational technology companies globally, and as CEO of Atomic Learning. Under Amos’ leadership, Atomic Learning became the world’s leading provider of web-based software training service for schools.
Amos has a long history of impacting the education field. He’s been involved in national education policy with organizations including ISTE, SIIA, CoSN, SETDA and more. He’s also created multiple programs to serve the needs of educational institutions including: professional development offerings, technology planning and implementation, and education technology initiatives at the local, state and national level.
“I am thrilled to take on this role at MIND, an organization committed to mathematically preparing all students through the power of edtech combined with neuroscience,” said Amos. “MIND is empowering students and educators to truly engage with math. From their neuroscience research to their professional development offerings, the organization is committed to impacting education and yielding future STEM leaders. It’s truly an exciting cause to be part of.”
In the past, Amos served on the board of directors of Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare and Atomic Learning, and the advisory board of Sublime Learning. He holds a bachelor’s in business management from the University of Minnesota with an emphasis in finance and marketing.
“Chuck Amos’ track record of success in the K-12 educational technology space is undeniable,” said MIND’s Chairman of the Board, John Phelan. “I have no doubt his new position on the board will help MIND’s mission reach even more schools, teachers and students.”
About GuideK12GuideK12 LLC, is a geovisual analytics software company that enables education decision makers to instantly explore and analyze school district data by adding a geographic and visual dimension to their student and community information. By visualizing information spatially, decisions on everything from boundary analysis, and policy changes to resource planning and forecasting enrollments can be faster and more effective. GuideK12 has been the recipient of many prestigious industry technology awards. Based in MN, GuideK12 serves large metro, suburban and rural school districts throughout the United States.
About MIND Research InstituteMIND Research Institute is a neuroscience and education social impact organization, dedicated to ensuring that all students are mathematically equipped to solve the world’s most challenging problems. MIND is the creator of ST Math®, a visual instructional program that builds deep conceptual understanding of math through rigorous and creative problem solving to engage, motivate, and challenge Pre-K-8 students toward higher achievement. ST Math incorporates the latest in learning and the brain, promoting mastery-based learning and mathematical understanding. Longitudinal and broad-based studies across diverse population groups continue to demonstrate ST Math’s efficacy in building lifelong learners prepared for success in STEM fields. ST Math currently reaches more than 1.2 million students and 53,000 teachers at 3,900 schools in 47 states. For more information, visit mindresearch.org.
CONTACT: Kelsey Skaggs MIND Research Institute 9493458722 email@example.com