Notes from the Director

August 25, 2016

Dear Colleagues —

I am pleased to share news that First Lady Michelle Obama's Reach Higher Initiative and the U.S. Department of Education today announced ThinkZone Games as the grand prize winner in the Reach Higher Career App Challenge, a prize competition to promote the development of mobile app solutions that will help students navigate education and career pathways, including career and technical education (CTE).

"There are so many excellent programs that teach cutting edge skills, including career and technical education programs, but sometimes it’s hard for students to navigate all those opportunities and find the right fit. So we called on all of you for help, and you truly answered the call," said First Lady Michelle Obama. "People from across the country submitted ideas for new apps to help students plan their futures."

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