ASSIST Education Partners with Santillana to Distribute US Diploma Across Brazil
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Pam Dion at ASSIST Education, LLC
ASSIST Education Partners with Leading K-12 Spanish Publisher Santillana to Offer American High School Diploma to Schools in Brazil
ASSIST integrated education management system provides an exceptional online education and opportunity to earn an American high school diploma for international students
RENO, NV, Nov. 26, 2019 — ASSIST Education announced that it signed an agreement with Santillana to market and implement the ASSIST U.S. High School Diploma program to K-12 schools throughout Brazil, the fifth largest country and market in the world. Operating in 22 countries, Santillana is the leading Spanish education publisher and reseller throughout Latin America and Spain, dedicated to the improvement of the quality of education and culture. With a strong presence in the Americas and Europe, Santillana has a global commitment to understand the identity, mission and timing of each educational institution in order to foster an integrated world of ever-changing experiences and discoveries. Santillana understands the need for international students today to have a global education and with the increasing trends to study post-secondary in the U.S., ASSIST Education is able to provide them with this capability.
The ASSIST educational ecosystem enables schools anywhere to integrate all administrative and curricular processes. The implementation of the ASSIST platform is simple and cost effective with its web-based platform solution. English language acquisition and an American high school diploma are highly valued in Brazil and internationally. ASSIST Integrated Education Management System includes English language curriculum for ELL, online high school with general education courses, and a United States high school diploma program, as well as a new American Universities Pathway Program for international students. ASSIST’S new full K-16 solution enables its international high school students to continue their education at an American university with guaranteed acceptances to 15 prestigious universities across 10 states in the U.S.
With an international presence throughout the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking world, as well as the U.S., Santillana’s range of products and services includes educational content such as textbooks, digital resources, and support material in all official State languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, English and French, covering preschool to college and vocational training. At a time of digital and pedagogical transformation in education, Santillana is committed not only to the quality and innovation of all its contents, but also strives to provide schools, teachers and students with a comprehensive and integrated service that incorporates technology, training and assessment.
“We are really excited about this new partnership,” said Márcio Canto, Commercial Language Manager at Santillana Group, Brazil. “ASSIST Education offers us an outstanding solution for a Dual Diploma program. It adds great value for our portfolio and complements our bilingual offering. ASSIST’s High School Dual Diploma is the icing on the cake!”
“As the leading reseller in Brazil, Santillana is a strong partner that understands the ASSIST platform and has the school relationships to leverage ASSIST’s resources and programs to make a significant impact improving students’ education options in Brazil,” said Michael Spencer, CEO of ASSIST Education. “Our English language learning content, online high school with a dual diploma option, and our American Universities Pathway, are high quality programs built inside a single turnkey solution. It is easy for schools to offer integrated and unique programs that best support and prepare the individual student in meeting their continued educational goals after high school.”
In the social area, Santillana is known for the Santillana Foundation, an institution dedicated to the promotion of education and the diffusion of culture in the country, which carries out various actions in partnership with national and international organizations, such as UNESCO, OECD, OEI, All for Education Movement, among others.
Through ASSIST, international schools can take advantage of an embedded K-12 school, Advantages School International (ASI), which is fully accredited for grades K-12. The online content allows schools to add new online educational opportunities to their curriculum, including U.S. High School Dual Diplomas and U.S. College Preparatory Diplomas. ASI is recognized world-wide and is fully accredited by AdvancEd, NCA, and CASI / SACS CASI.
Developed and supported by teachers, ASSIST provides superior client support and in-country support to ensure all schools and their students are successful. The user-friendly and intuitive system allows a fast start without the need for time-consuming and expensive professional development.
International resellers, international school partners, school groups and school distributors interested in partnering with ASSIST can email the company at information@ASSISTeducation.com. For information about ASSIST or its Dual High School diploma program, educators can visit www.ASSISTeducation.com or call ASSIST at +1 866-984-3384.
Santillana Group is the leading textbook and general-interest publishing group in Spain and Latin America, and a prestigious publisher of literary works in Spanish. With more than 125 million books sold each year, the company has been synonymous with quality content, innovation and service to teaching staff since its inception in 1960. With five decades of experience in the sector and an international presence in 22 countries, Santillana has consolidated its lead across all publishing segments, and has established deep roots in all of its local and regional markets.
ASSIST Education has developed a cloud-based, fully-integrated education management system with built-in accredited school solutions. Founded by a team of experienced education professionals, ASSIST combines all aspects of a student data (SIS), student learning management (LMS) and curriculum management (CMS) system, simplifying school-wide management and allowing for schools to focus on student learning and outcomes.