FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News Release Contact: Libby Allen, Junior Achievement of Northern New England 781.373.1170 email@example.com
CENGAGE LEARNING'S GEORGE MOORE JOINS JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Waltham, MA (May 9 2016) – George Moore of Hingham, MA, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Northern New England (JANNE).
Mr. Moore is currently EVP, Chief Technology Officer at Cengage Learning, where he is responsible for shaping Cengage Learning’s long-term technology vision and driving innovation across the company during a transformative time. In addition to his role as CTO, Mr. Moore serves as the Head of House in Cengage Learning’s corporate headquarters. In this capacity, he leads all local employee engagement efforts.
Mr. Moore spearheads strategic partnerships and collaborations with faculty and students to drive a student-centric model of digital innovation. Driven by this focus on student success, Mr. Moore leads integrated teams of technology and education experts to work side-by-side to deliver cutting-edge digital innovations through technology platforms and tools. In addition to his work at Cengage Learning, Mr. Moore plays an active role in local edtech industry groups.
“Inspiring the power and joy of learning through hands-on experiences brings the classroom the life and encourages students to reach their full potential,” said Mr. Moore. “I’m honored to join Junior Achievement New England’s board and look forward to furthering our shared mission of preparing young people for success in a global economy.”
“We are very pleased to welcome George to our Board of Directors. His professional background, passion and commitment to the JANNE mission will help us as we seek to continue to impact the lives of thousands of students in our region,” said Kerry Bedard, President of Junior Achievement of Northern New England.
About Junior Achievement of Northern New England
For the 2014-2015 school year, Junior Achievement of Northern New England (JANNE) implemented 1,560 programs throughout 254 schools and after-school sites, reaching over 38,000 youth through the efforts of 2,289 trained volunteers. Serving students in nine Massachusetts counties and the entire state of New Hampshire, JANNE focuses on impacting economically disadvantaged youth, and reaching optimal students within its territory. All programs are provided at no cost to school and organizations. JANNE is a non-profit 501(c)3 charity and is supported by corporations, individuals, foundations and special events.