Major Corporate Partners
HETS Proudly Presents its Major Corporate Partners:
HETS is pleased to announce that Blackboard, Inc. (Bb), Grupo Parada, LLC. (GP) and Cengage Learning (CL), has become Major Corporate Partners, a commitment that extends throughout a three-year period. This program began in October 2010. Along with GP and Bb, HETS would like to welcome as a new Partner, Cengage Learning who accepted our invitation to upgrade its partnership effective April, 2014. Bb, GP and CL’s contribution will be designated to support the expansion of new programs and services for HETS member institutions, including professional development events, special educational workshops, the HETS Online Journal and the Virtual Plaza. The Major Partners will also be able to share news and resources with HETS members through the HETS Connection, other publications, and events.
Cengage Learning is a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. The company’s products and services are designed to foster academic excellence and professional development, increase student engagement, improve learning outcomes and deliver authoritative information to people whenever and wherever they need it. Through the company’s unique position within both the library and academic markets, Cengage Learning is providing integrated learning solutions that bridge from the library to the classroom.
Founded in 1997 with the vision of creating innovations everywhere by connecting people and technology, Blackboard is the leading provider of enterprise software applications and services for online education, leader in the world. Blackboard consists of 5 software applications together in 2 Suites: Academic Suite and Commerce Suite, licensed on a renewal basis. The implementation of Blackboard`s online learning, Blackboard Learning System, is the most adopted LMS in higher institutions of the United States. Around the world, Blackboard works with more than 3,000 institutions, 450 companies and 400 institutions of basic and secondary level.
Grupo Parada specializes in the fastest growing and most profitable market in the current economy. As leaders in bringing cultures together and connecting people through effective communication channels, they engage Hispanics online by understanding the complexity of this audience. Their unprecedented access to influential education and health institutions gives us the knowledge to provide results for the challenges that these industries face today. Grupo Parada understands the creation of culturally relevant content as one of the most efficient and important tools when it comes to marketing efforts towards the Hispanic Market. Through the study of behavioral data, we are able to predict consumer patterns and to identify the challenges and the needs of the Hispanics. Learn more about the Digital Audit service from Grupo Parada.
Thank you for the active involvement towards the accomplishment of this educational higher vision.