MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Edmentum (edmentum.com), a global leader and pioneer in online teaching and learning programs, announced the appointment of Cheryl Dodge as Chief Product Officer. Cheryl joins a highly experienced and focused leadership team committed to its mission of individualizing learning for all students. This announcement comes at an exciting time of growth in both product and organizational development for the company. Cheryl joins Edmentum with over 23 years of experience as both an educator and a technology leader. In this newly formed product organization, Cheryl will lead Edmentum’s experience design, product management, research and design, learning design, and curriculum and assessment teams.
“Edmentum is an educator first company. What this means is we are at the forefront of integrated assessment, curriculum, education consulting, and research development and design. The CPO organization sits at the center of our unwavering focus in ensuring our programs empower educators to personalize instruction for all students,” said Jamie Candee, president and CEO of Edmentum. “Cheryl brings a rich blend of product development, educational pedagogy, and business management to her work at Edmentum. Her vast experience as an educator and senior leader in educational technology and publishing makes her a fantastic fit to further develop our award-winning product portfolio. I am very excited to welcome Cheryl to this newly created role and the Edmentum family.”
Cheryl began her career as a classroom teacher. She taught several elementary grade levels and mathematics to middle and high school students and adult learners. Prior to joining Edmentum, Cheryl directed the development of assessment solutions, teaching and learning products, and professional services as Chief Business Officer for Pivot Learning, Vice President of Technical Product Management for McGraw-Hill Education, and Director of Instructional Design for Scholastic. Cheryl holds an M.A. in education from Chapman University, and a B.A. in liberal studies from Saint Mary’s College of California. She also holds a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and a Cross-cultural Language and Academic Development certificate.
“I am excited to be on the leading edge of innovation with Edmentum. Over my career, I have had the opportunity to blend my passions – supporting educators, helping all children learn, and driving edtech innovation,” said Cheryl. “Edmentum’s mission of individualizing learning for all students and putting educators at the heart of everything we do really resonates with me. It is a pleasure to join such a compelling, mission-driven organization.”