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Stride Announces Schedule of Investor Conferences for First Quarter Calendar Year 2022

Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN), one of the nation’s leading technology-based education companies, today announced its participation in two investor conferences in the first quarter of calendar year 2022. The company will hold investor meetings at the following conferences: Needham’s 23 rd Annual Virtual Growth Conference on Thursday, January 13, 2022 William Blair’s 6 th Annual Tech Innovators Conference on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Any materials for the above conferences will be posted to the Stride Investor Website. The company has also posted an updated investor presentation on the Events and Presentation section of our Investor Website, available here . About Stride Inc. At Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) we are reimagining learning – where learning is lifelong, deeply personal, and prepares learners for tomorrow. The company has transformed the teaching and learning experience for millions of people by providing innovative, high-quality, tech-enabled education solutions, curriculum, and

Idaho Technical Career Academy Named 2021 Cognia School of Distinction

Idaho Technical Career Academy (ITCA) has been named a 2021 Cognia™ School of Distinction for excellence in education, the only school in Idaho to do so. Cognia, the global nonprofit school improvement organization, recognized 59 schools and 20 systems across the globe as Schools of Distinction. ITCA is part of Cognia’s inaugural Schools of Distinction program that recognizes pre-K–12 education institutions that exemplify excellence in education and service to learners. Cognia selected ITCA out of more than 1,200 institutions that were eligible for its 2021 Cognia Schools of Distinction . “I couldn’t be prouder of the faculty and staff here at ITCA! There isn’t a group of people more dedicated to helping young people succeed. This recognition is a great honor that acknowledges their efforts,” said Monti Pittman, Executive Director for the Idaho Technical Career Academy. ITCA first earned Cognia Accreditation in 2016 and reaccreditation in March 2021, by participating in Cognia’s

Revolutionize Your Future with Stride Tech-Focused Enrichment Programs

Stride Offering Courses in Video Game Design, VR & Mobile App Development, Robotics, and Drones – for the Tech Evangelist in All of Us Got tech on your mind? Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of online and blended programs, is inviting all students nationwide who have an interest in technology to take part in one of our 2022 Enrichment Programs focused on the future. “We are in the midst of a tech revolution and if you don’t plan to get ahead, you’ll be left behind,” said Karen Ghidotti, Senior Vice President of Customer Experience, Advocacy & Retention at Stride, Inc. “These fun programs are designed to give students of all ages that first step they need into technology, and it doesn’t matter if you’ve never written a line of code in your life! We’ll get there – together.” Stride’s leading-edge programs include: Drone Flight and Drone Certification : Students will work with DARTdrones , the nation’s leader in drone training, where you will learn how to

Galvanize Scholarship Rewrites the Algorithm for Diversity in Tech

Coding bootcamp continues $1.8M commitment to equal access to tech jobs with latest round of scholarships Galvanize – the nation’s leading provider of software engineering training – announced the latest cohort of five We Stand Together Scholarship recipients. The scholarship aims to improve representation and equity in technology fields through tuition-free enrollment in Galvanize’s intensive bootcamps. With a $1.8M investment by its parent company, Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN), Galvanize launched its Opportunity Fund in 2020, a platform to fund full, partial, and deposit-level scholarships for students who identify as Black or African-American to enroll in full-time and part-time immersive software engineering programs. Since the creation of the Opportunity Fund, Galvanize has awarded 30 scholarships to underrepresented students as part of an ongoing commitment to increase diversity and representation in the tech field. A 2021 survey by mthree found that nearly 70% of tech business

Level Up! Students Can Ignite Their Interests and Improve Their Future

Stride to Offer New Entrepreneurial Enrichment Programs for All Students and Adult Learners Nationwide Stride, Inc. (NYSE:LRN)—the nation’s leading provider of online and blended programs—announces 14 new cutting-edge enrichment programs designed to offer all students and adult learners nationwide educational and entrepreneurial opportunities outside the classroom and workplace. As one of the offerings, students can participate in a 10-week entrepreneurship program where they create an actual business from an idea fueled by their interests and passions. At the end of the program, each student will have a business plan, budget, pitch presentation, and visual prototype. Students learn fundamental business tools and concepts including competitor analysis, marketing, SWOT analysis, and design thinking. There is also a specific entrepreneurship program for musicians looking to start their own music-related business. “I came out with so much confidence and the program gave me the power to

Survey: 8 in 10 Gen Zers Say Social Media Distracts From Schoolwork

75% of female students indicate social platforms drive comparison among peers Tallo , an online platform that connects students with tailor-made opportunities and also helps its partners understand the preferences of early talent, found in a recent survey that Gen Z has a surprising perspective on social media when it comes to education. While students spend a great deal of time on social media, they aren’t necessarily there to connect with schools or employers. Schools and employers need to look to other online platforms that are geared toward college and career connections, like Tallo , to meet with students looking for opportunities. “Schools and employers need to understand that digital natives are going to be interacting with their organizations in a much different way than generations before them,” said Casey Welch, CEO and co-founder of Tallo. “They should consider new ways to meet these students where they spend most of their time, and that’s online.” The survey showed that

Don’t Just Learn the Job, Land the Job: MedCerts Introduces New Virtual Career Center

Featuring valuable resources for both job seekers and employers, the MedCerts Career Center serves as a one-stop recruiting ground for healthcare and IT professionals Amid nationwide healthcare worker shortages that have been exacerbated by the pandemic, MedCerts , a leader in online healthcare and IT certification training, aims to connect students to new careers and fill employer vacancies faster with the launch of their new online Career Center. By integrating career planning and job searching into the learning process, MedCerts—a Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) company—intends to not only teach students the skills to do the job, but also the skills needed to get and keep the job. “We’re proud to support our students every step of the way to their new careers, and career planning is and will always remain a vital lifelong skill,” said Jason Aubrey, CEO of MedCerts. “With both candidates and employers struggling to fill positions during the pandemic, we hope our Career Center will help

Galvanize to Aid Defense Logistics Agency’s Digital Business Transformation as Global Supply Chain Leader

Galvanize – a subsidiary of Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) – has announced a partnership with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), the combat logistics support agency responsible for the global supply chain of the U.S. military worldwide. As one of the nation’s leading providers of software engineering and data science training, Galvanize will train DLA personnel in Data Analytics and Data Science in support of DLA’s digital business transformation to become a more data-literate organization. With about 26,000 civilian and military employees around the globe, DLA’s partnership with Galvanize signals an acknowledgement of the need to stay at the forefront of data analytics usage and deployment by increasing the technical skills and capabilities of its workforce. Through its objective-based education methods and world-class instructors in Data Analytics and Data Science, Galvanize will support the technical training and upskilling of DLA personnel over the next year. “From manufacturing to

Smile! Stride Set to Reveal Winners of Nationwide Photo Contest

Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) — the nation’s leading provider of online and blended programs—will reveal the winners of its nationwide photo contest tomorrow. Stride received more than 1,700 entries from students nationwide, including those who attend Stride K12-powered schools. This year’s competition theme was “ My Community ,” which asked students in grades K-12 across the country to highlight the question: “What makes your hometown so special?” Winners will be announced today, November 15 at 5pm EST during a special Facebook Live . Stride CEO James Rhyu will welcome the artists and guests, and internationally renowned professional photographer Jeff Mauritzen will serve as event host. A panel of professional photographers are serving as judges for this year’s competition: Kimber Capriotti , McKenna Carnahan , Tommy DiGiovanni , Katelyn MacMillan , Erika Fletcher , Sandy Sappington , Rafael Bitanga , and Tony Bennett . The panel will name two first and second place winners for each grade

“Ready…Set…No!” Say Teachers About School Readiness for Remote Learning

Despite promise of vaccines for young children, nationwide survey shows concerns remain about classroom shutdowns. With the coronavirus pandemic lingering, the specter of another school shutdown is haunting many teachers. Even as a safe vaccine for children is being rolled out, school-based COVID cases remain high and parents aren’t yet lining up to get shots in their kids’ arms: according to the Kaiser Family Foundation , 32 percent of parents said they would “wait and see” about the vaccine, and nearly a quarter said they will “definitely not” get their kid vaccinated. This will mean U.S. schools must be prepared for another pivot to online learning – and a study conducted by Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) suggests many teachers are worried about having the right resources to do so. In all, 63% of teachers said they’re concerned about their school or school district’s ability to support education online and just 34% considered their school or school districts very prepared. The survey