IMAGO Announces Partnership with Visalia Unified School District

IMAGO Announces Partnership with Visalia Unified School District

 

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IMAGO Announces Partnership with Visalia Unified School District

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Visalia, California, DATE – Today, IMAGO, an Ed-Tech company specializing in Social and Emotional Learning, announces a partnership with Visalia Unified School District.

Nestled close to the majestic Sierra mountains in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, Visalia Unified School District is committed to providing students young and old with the tools and skills necessary to succeed in life. Established in 1885, it is the oldest school district in Tulare County.  Over 32,000 students, Pre-K to adult, are served through Visalia Unified School District whose motto is "WE CREATE FUTURES".

"Social and emotional learning (SEL) is an integral part of our focus on equity and supporting the whole child. It helps us address inequity by empowering young people and adults to work collaboratively to develop a safe, healthy, and just community. We understand that our students learn best when they are in an emotionally safe environment that encourages student voice, agency, and belonging.  Intervening to develop positive behaviors is a tier-one focus, and IMAGO helps us reach more students in an intentional and targeted way," commented Brandon Gridiron, Administrator, Equity and Student Services of Visalia Unified. "Imago provides our staff a necessary and valuable resource to help our students to reach their full academic and social potential."  

IMAGO is a social and emotional learning (SEL) platform with a mission to prepare students with the critical skills and knowledge for workforce readiness and success and beyond.  To achieve this they provide explicit online video curricula for learners and augmented professional development workshops for educators.

IMAGO is a social and emotional learning (SEL) platform with a mission to prepare students with the critical skills and knowledge for workforce readiness and success and beyond.  This is accomplished through developing and implementing student-centered researched-based curriculum across school districts. The accompanying learning platform and teacher-centered professional development supports the fidelity of instruction and learning experience.

“We are grateful Visalia Unified chose to incorporate us into their strategy.“ says Edgar Blunt CEO and co-founder of IMAGO.  “Together, with their thoughtful leadership and bold implementation plan we are looking forward to the impact and outcomes of this partnership.”

About Visalia Unified School District, a Public School District

Nestled close to the majestic Sierra mountains in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, the Visalia Unified School District is committed to providing students young and old with the tools and skills necessary to succeed in life.
Established in 1885, VUSD is the oldest school district in Tulare County.  Our services span 214 square miles with a population base of over 135,000.  Our family of schools includes 26 elementary schools, a newcomer language center, five middle schools, four comprehensive high schools, a continuation high school, an adult school,a charter independent study school, a K-8 charter home school, and a charter technical early college high school.  Over 32,000 students Pre-K to adult are served through Visalia Unified School District.
Our outstanding workforce consists of 3,000 certificated and classified staff.  They make our district the jewel of the Central Valley.  Our district motto is "WE CREATE FUTURES".

About IMAGO
IMAGO (weareimago.com), established in 2011, is a social and emotional learning (SEL) platform with a mission to prepare students with the critical skills and knowledge for workforce readiness and success and beyond.  We do this at scale by developing and implementing student-centered researched-based curriculum across school districts.  Our accompanying learning platform and teacher-centered professional development supports the fidelity of instruction and learning experience.

We have designed and produced over 200 multimedia digital lessons covering career exploration, workforce preparation, and SEL. We partner with over 100 school districts  and are available to approximately 500,000 learners nationwide. Our team consists of eight people who work collaboratively to design, research, write, train, and help educators implement the lessons in their physical and virtual classrooms.