24 02, 2020

Announcing our new Chief Operating Officer, Lynsey Peterson

2020-02-24T12:52:14-05:00 February 24th, 2020|News Blog|0 Comments

A Pass is proud and happy to announce our new Chief Operating Officer, Lynsey Peterson. Prior to becoming our COO, Lynsey worked as VP of Content Development and Director of Science and Mathematics. She first joined A Pass in 2012 as a Developmental and Lead Editor for Science assessment items. During her time at A Pass, she has directed the development of materials for a variety of projects, ranging from technology-enhanced assessment items to multi-faceted course development. She has many years of experience managing teams of content developers and oversaw the growth of first the STEM department and then the content development department. Before working with A Pass, Lynsey spent three years writing science assessment and instructional content for several major educational content companies. Her background in education began during her eight years as a science teacher for grades 8-12, where she worked to map content to standards and create custom curricula for courses. Lynsey worked in various countries including England, Spain, and Costa Rica, and conducted research in plant ecology while earning her BS in [...]

22 01, 2020

A Pass Educational Group Turns 10

2020-01-22T23:39:08-05:00 January 22nd, 2020|Events, News Blog|0 Comments

Celebrating a decade of bringing content visions to life A Pass Educational Group, LLC announces its 10th anniversary as a full-service provider of creating high-quality custom educational content. What began as founder Andrew Pass’ single instructional design contract from Pearson Learning Solutions, ten years ago, has grown into an educational content development company that now employs a full-time staff of nineteen and an extensive network of more than 2,000 contractors in multiple disciplines and skill sets.   A Pass Educational Group, LLC (A Pass) has grown steadily from its time of inception. By early 2010, Andrew Pass had established relationships with so many additional clients that he began looking for freelance contractors to work with him. In 2011, he hired his first full-time project managers and operational staff. Senior management team members joined throughout 2011 and remain with the organization today. The company values the loyalty of its staff and large network of contractors. CEO Andrew Pass makes every effort to connect with each team member regularly. People often ask me what enabled me to be [...]

27 06, 2019

June 23-26, 2019 A Pass at ISTE 2019

2019-07-03T19:11:25-05:00 June 27th, 2019|Events, News Blog|0 Comments

June 23-26 Philadelphia, PA The ISTE Conference is the most influential edtech event in the world and the must-attend event for thousands of educators looking to harness the power of technology to advance learning and teaching. Immerse yourself in powerful ideas and inspirational speakers, while connecting with innovative educators who share your passion for transformative learning. #ISTE2019 If you plan on attending this event, please let us know. We’d love to catch up!

1 02, 2019

Meghan Garfield to Head up our New Production Department

2019-02-01T22:31:37-05:00 February 1st, 2019|News Blog|1 Comment

A Pass is excited to announce the addition of our new production department! While the department is new, our experience in production is not. Over the years, we have gained extensive experience developing: Animation Custom art eLearning modules Videos In fact, it is the increasing demand for new, custom development that has led to the need for production to have its own department. Meghan Garfield will be leading this department as the director of production. Meghan has a diverse background in the field of education including teaching various levels of K-12 classes and training new educators. She completed a Master’s degree in Instructional Design and Technology at University of Tampa and then worked on a wide variety of projects as an instructional designer, developer, and project manager. This experience prepared her with a strong background in instructional theory and design principles. Using these skills, Meghan has led many instructional design and educational technology development projects with A Pass in her role as Director of Career and Technical Education. Some of these projects include the design and [...]

13 09, 2018

Partnership with eLearning Brothers to Provide Digital Asset Library

2018-09-14T17:54:46-05:00 September 13th, 2018|News Blog|0 Comments

A Pass Educational Group, LLC Announces Partnership with eLearning Brothers A Pass Educational Group, LLC (A Pass) is pleased to announce an authorized reseller partnership agreement with eLearning Brothers (eLB). This will allow more people in the K-12 and higher education markets to take advantage of eLB content. eLearning Brothers was founded by two brothers who saw a hole in the market and filled it with content and assets to help others improve their eLearning courses. It has become one of the hottest brands in eLearning because it is such a well-known resource for eLearning templates, custom eLearning design, and training for eLearning professionals worldwide. A Pass will be offering two eLB packages to the K12 and Higher Education markets. Both will include access to eLB’s wide-ranging collection of cutout people, its extensive icon and impressive stock assets libraries, as well as the entire PowerPoint graphics library. Package 1 also includes the PowerPoint templates library, while Package 2 includes the eLearning template library. “We are very pleased to partner with A Pass, a creative company founded [...]

6 03, 2018

Ross & Associates, Educational Publishing & Technology Consultants, Partners with A Pass Educational Group, LLC to Offer High-Quality Custom Course Content

2018-07-18T20:55:03-05:00 March 6th, 2018|News Blog|0 Comments

Ross & Associates (R&A) is honored to announce a partnership with A Pass Educational Group, LLC (A Pass) allowing Ross & Associates clients to take advantage of the high-quality content development services offered by the A Pass team and their associates, including instructional and curriculum design, assessment item writing, and eLearning development. R&A brings together the very best developers and marketers in educational publishing and technology to respond to publishers at the highest level, resulting in superior product design, website development, marketing initiatives, channel management, and customer engagement. “We are happy to partner with A Pass, a company founded by an innovative and inspiring leader, whose services have been enjoyed by thousands of educators, students, and knowledge seekers around the world,” said Michael Ross, President of Ross & Associates. “Partnering with A Pass enables us to offer full-service content development.” A Pass Educational Group, LLC began in 2009 with an instructional design contract from Pearson Learning Solutions and has now scaled to include more than 1,500 experienced associates who work with clients to create quality content [...]

20 02, 2018

eThink Education Partners with A Pass Educational Group, LLC to Offer High-Quality Instructional Design

2018-07-18T21:03:39-05:00 February 20th, 2018|News Blog|0 Comments

eThink Education now partners with A Pass Educational Group, LLC (A Pass) allowing eThink clients to take advantage of the high-quality content services offered by the A Pass team and their associates, including instructional and curriculum design, editing and translation, and new content creation. eThink Education’s fully-managed eLearning model for open-source Moodle and Totara covers all Learning Management System (LMS) needs including implementation, cloud hosting, integration, consultation, and management services. Through strategic partnerships with like-minded companies, like A Pass Educational Group, eThink is able to offer their clients access to eLearning services that enhance the learning experience. “We’re pleased to partner with A Pass Educational Group, LLC to provide their high-quality content services to our clients that might have need of instructional design work or new content creation,” said Brian Carlson, Co-Founder and CEO of eThink Education. “The experienced team of A Pass associates will help us meet our client needs and enhance the educational experience for learners.” A Pass Educational Group, LLC began in 2009 with an instructional design contract from Pearson Learning Solutions and [...]

21 09, 2017

A Partnership with Ohio Small and Rural Collaborative

2018-06-27T21:11:22-05:00 September 21st, 2017|News Blog|0 Comments

Union Lake, Michigan: A Pass Educational Group, LLC is excited to announce a partnership with the Ohio Small and Rural Collaborative. Together, A Pass Educational Group, LLC (A Pass) and the Ohio Small and Rural Collaborative (OSRC) plan to nurture tomorrow’s leaders in education and provide them with the best possible resources. A Pass leadership recently had the opportunity to travel to Ohio and meet with Kirk Koennecke, Executive Director of OSRC, to learn more about the unique needs of educators in the area. Andrew Pass, company founder and CEO, noted, “I am thrilled that A Pass will be able to effectively work with small districts, districts that all too often cannot have their individual needs met, through our partnership with OSRC.” Andy was joined by Pauline Valvo, business development manager, who added, “We are very excited to be partnering with the OSRC, because we love to support small and rural school districts by customizing educational and professional development resources, and we’re impressed by the progressive approach the collaborative is taking to meeting the needs of their [...]