WATERLOO, ON--(Marketwired - January 31, 2018) - D2L, the global learning technology leader, announces that the Necedah Area School District of Wisconsin (Necedah) has chosen its Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) to transform the learning experience for their teachers and students.

"We are committed to preparing our students to become productive, life-long learners and to successfully navigate an ever-changing world," said Mark Becker, Middle School/High School Principal, Necedah Area School District. "D2L understands our vision, and Brightspace will become the central platform to deliver an active and mobile learning environment to ensure our students reach their full potential."

In a competitive review process, which included Blackboard Learn, the leaders at Necedah chose Brightspace to replace its existing LMS, PowerSchool Learning (Formerly Haiku). Brightspace stood apart for its ability to reach students across any device to access course materials and updates, delivered through its intuitively designed interface built specifically for K-12 students.

Implementation will occur over the course of the 2018 school year. A select group of teachers and students will begin using Brightspace, and then train new users throughout the rollout.

"Necedah's leadership knows today's students benefit from a learning environment that delivers choice, flexibility and freedom," said John Baker, President and CEO of D2L. "From kindergarten to high school, Brightspace will enhance the teaching and learning experience for all students, and we look forward to working with Necedah to fulfill their goal of reaching every learner."

Brightspace is a cloud-based learning platform that makes online and blended learning easy, flexible, and smart. Brightspace is a quantum leap beyond traditional Learning Management System (LMS) -- it is easy to drag-and-drop content to create engaging courses, supports all mobile devices, has industry-leading uptime, and is accessible for all learners. Plus, Brightspace enables the future of learning with a gaming engine, adaptive learning, video management, intelligent agents, templated interactives for course design, full support for outcomes or competency-based learning, and actionable learning analytics.

D2L's Brightspace was recently named the #1 LMS in Higher Ed by Ovum Research and #1 in Adaptive Learning by eLearning Magazine. In addition, Aragon Research included D2L in its highly coveted Hot Vendors In Learning list.

D2L believes learning is the foundation upon which all progress and achievement rests. Working closely with clients, D2L has transformed the way millions of people learn online and in the classroom. Learn more about D2L for schools, higher education and businesses at www.D2L.com.

© 2018 D2L Corporation.

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Virginia Jamieson
Vice President of PR and AR
D2L Ltd., 650-279-8619
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