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Centric Learning Re-locates HERO Headquarters to Ann Arbor, MI
November 16, 2015
Ann Arbor, MI – Centric Learning, a leading educational software company based out of Ann Arbor, MI, has announced today the move of their HERO Learning System headquarters to Ann Arbor, MI. The company has taken up shop in the 555 Building located at 555 Briarwood Circle, Suite 105, in Ann Arbor, MI 48108. The company looks forward to taking advantage of the vast array of business support services that are offered in the area, such as Ann Arbor SPARK. Centric also joins an impressive list of tech companies that call Ann Arbor home, such as Google, Menlo Innovations, Barracuda Networks, Duo Security, Thomson Reuters, FarmLogs, among many others.
“We are excited to take advantage of the vibrant Ann Arbor business, technology, start-up, and investment communities located here. The area has a vast array of other educational and tech companies, and with University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University in the area they provide a great pipeline of talent for us to tap into as we grow.” said Centric Learning CEO Rob Fulk
Darrell Wanamaker, CTO, stated “The Ann Arbor area offers and exciting scene for growing companies, along with cool groups and organizations for techies to join and network. Additionally, the area offers a vibrant night-life, and lots of recreational options.”
HERO Learning Eco-System
HERO is a revolutionary project-based Digital Learning Environment (DLE): coupled with a full curriculum that is project-based, cross-discipline, standards-aligned, accredited, and unique in developing in learners real-world, 21st century problem solving skills. The HERO solution offers a collaborative, personalized approach to education that is truly learner-centered, creating self-motivated learners with a thirst for knowledge. It includes a Global Social Learning Content Repository of .5 million learning objects, and authoring environment that allows educators to collaborate and customize existing, or create new, project-based learning content.
The system provides unparalleled data analytics on student and learning object performance, tied to specific learning standards, that enables continuous improvement of the learning content, and learners’ and teachers’ understanding of progress towards graduation. Administration tools are scalable, and can manage a whole district of schools, or a single classroom deployment, or even organize the creation of a new school from scratch. The HERO solution supports traditional, blended, and virtual classrooms – empowering both students and teachers to excel and become HEROs.