Press Release

PR Contact:
Kristen Plemon
Account Executive
C. Blohm & Associates, Inc.
netTrekker Contact:
Laura Hannah
Brand Marketing Manager
For Immediate Release
April 26, 2010
netTrekker Selected as a 2010 BESSIE Award Winner
Leading educational search tool honored in the Best Internet Resources category for its engaging digital content and support of personalized learning

Cincinnati, OH — April 26, 2010 — The ComputED Gazette has announced that netTrekker has been selected as a winner in its 16th Annual Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIE) competition in the Best Internet Resources category. This award marks the fifth BESSIE award for netTrekker in the past six years.

The BESSIE Awards target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. The awards program is sponsored by the ComputED Gazette and ComputED Learning Center, California’s leading computer education resource. Winners are selected from titles submitted by publishers around the world. The full list of winners can be viewed at http://computedgazette.com/page3.html.

netTrekker is the leading K-12 educational search tool. It enables educators to easily and safely connect to thousands of high-quality, standards-aligned digital resources and personalized learning tools to support students’ unique learning needs. All netTrekker resources are hand-selected by expert educators to keep every search safe, focused and relevant, and cover the entire school curriculum.

"We are dedicated to the providing the most relevant digital resources for engaging all students in a personalized learning experience that meets their unique needs," said Randy Wilhelm, CEO of netTrekker. "We are honored to be recognized in the BESSIE competition again this year for our work to deliver on that promise."

About Nelson Education

About netTrekker

Nelson Education Ltd. is Canada's leading educational publisher providing innovative products and solutions for learners of all ages. Nelson values and respects the lifelong learning continuum, and dedicates its business efforts to the diverse learning needs of students and educators alike. Nelson Education serves Canada's K-12, Higher Education, Professional Learning and Business, and Industry and Government markets. In addition to its English language publishing, Nelson also supports French Language learning markets through Groupe Modulo, its Quebec-based publishing business. For more information, visit www.nelson.com.

netTrekker is dedicated to enhancing the learning environment by providing highly effective technologies that deliver rich educational content to students and teachers in a safe, relevant, easy-to-use format. The netTrekker product portfolio includes educational search tool, netTrekker Search and personalized student workspace solution, igotta. netTrekker also provides solutions focused on professional development, global services and print-to-digital transition of education agencies and publishers. Founded in 1999, netTrekker is widely recognized as the first standards-based educational search tool and is currently serves millions of students and is present in over 18,000 K-12 public and private schools across U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.