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A Colorado EdTech company offers a range of personalized learning initiatives that focus on individual strengths to improve achievement and help students chart fulfilling futures.
BOULDER, CO. – Indigo Education Company promotes and implements personalized learning through non-academic, in-depth assessments and diverse school-based initiatives that put individual students at the center of education.
Indigo Education combines online assessments with an AI expert system that delivers individual student recommendations right in the classroom. Robust professional development, an online career readiness course, entrepreneurship training, and consulting helps districts create human-centered strategic plans. By offering insights not found anywhere else, Indigo enables schools to transform their culture and improve outcomes.
Sheri Smith, founder and CEO of Indigo Education, says that her organization’s goal is to bring transformative change to public education, which has been built on a one-size-fits-all model. Smith advocates for a personalized learning approach that encourages innovation, individual strengths, and a student’s own interests.
“The standardized approach to education is not giving students the skills and knowledge they need to connect with their futures. Students feel disillusioned,” Ms. Smith said. “Schools are eager for change but overwhelmed with daily challenges. Indigo Education offers solutions that provide meaningful impact and lead to positive results.”
Founded in 2013, Indigo Education uses the Indigo Assessment as the starting point to identify individual strengths in students as well as educators to bring personalized learning into the classroom at the middle, high school, and college level.
Indigo Education has delivered their assessment to over 75,000 U.S. students, as well as educators, in more than 100 high schools and colleges, with a comprehensive inventory of skills, motivators and behaviors based on more than 35 years of research. The Indigo Report also offers students custom post-secondary college major and career options.
Indigo Impact Initiative, the company’s nonprofit, catalyzes economic development in underserved communities by establishing partnerships that improve employment opportunities for students after high school.
Some schools and universities that engage students through Indigo:
Novato School District, Marin County, CA
University of California Irvine
Whitehorse High School, Navajo Reservation, Utah
United States Naval Academy
Phoenix Coding Academy
Peak to Peak High School, Lafayette, CO
Arizona State Barrett Honors College
Blue Valley CAPS, Overland, KS
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