Nepris Industry-School Connection Platform Wins AAP REVERE Award, Named Best Learning Resource in its Category
Volcano Explorers and the Path to Medical School; Nepris connects teachers and industry experts bringing relevance to the classroom and inspiring students with real-world career possibilities
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 — DALLAS – Nepris won the Association of American Publishers REVERE Award for Social-Emotional and Character Learning Resources. Nepris is a cloud-based platform connecting teachers with industry professionals and experts from around the world in live online chats that cover virtual field trips, Q & A with experts, project mentoring, topic discussions, project evaluations, and more. These sessions are highly interactive and bring relevance into the classroom, introduce students to role models, and inspire them towards careers they may never have known about or that they thought were unattainable. Click to Tweet.
For more than 50 years, the REVERE Awards (Recognizing Valuable Educational Resources) have identified the best content for educating learners on any platform – print, digital, or blended. The REVERE Awards evaluation process is rigorous with both educator and industry professional judges evaluating each entry. This year’s finalists and winners, extensively vetted by educators and learning resource industry professionals, are exciting and engaging products that include classroom resources, whole curriculum, magazines, and integrated marketing campaigns.
“Winning a REVERE Award is an extraordinary honor for our team at Nepris,” said Sabari Raja, co-founder and CEO of Nepris. “Every day, we match up teachers with experts and professionals who inspire students to dream big. This honor has also inspired us to dream even bigger, knowing that Nepris is changing students’ lives and helping them see career possibilities they may never have considered.”
Teachers can try Nepris for free and also view an unlimited number of archived videos of past sessions in the library or, sign up to request an individual speaker to meet virtually with the classroom. Industry groups and professionals also regularly offer sessions on timely topics such as The Rocky Road to Medical School, Volcano Explorers, and Television News from Beginning to (Possibly) the End.
See Nepris in action in this video.
Nepris is also winner of 2017 EdTechDigest Awards for Workforce Skills/Corporate Training Solution.
Austin-based Nepris provides an online platform to connect companies, professionals, and experts to expand education outreach to classrooms while providing teachers a way to reach out to and connect with professionals around the world. Over 100,000 students in 3,200 classrooms have been inspired through Nepris, which brings classroom learning to life in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and the Arts. The finding, connecting, and meeting occurs online through the Nepris community. Sessions include interactive Q&As with working professionals, virtual field trips, project mentorships, and even live Shark Tanks. See Nepris in action or sign-up as a teacher or professional at Nepris.com.
About the Association of American Publishers
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) represents nearly four hundred member organizations including major commercial, digital learning, education and professional publishers alongside independents, non-profits, university presses and scholarly societies. We represent the publishing industry’s legislative, regulatory, and trade priorities regionally, nationally and worldwide. These include copyright and related intellectual property rights, piracy and enforcement strategies, digital growth and related business models, funding for education and libraries, fair tax and trade policies, and freedom of expression and literacy debates. Publishers.org