ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE:RST), a leading provider of technology-based language-learning solutions, today announced that the company has added former Washington, D.C. mayor Adrian M. Fenty as an outside advisor. Fenty’s strong ties to the community and record of positive change, as well as his connections to education, government and corporate decision-makers, will be valuable assets for the Washington, DC-area company.
Fenty served as mayor of Washington, D.C. from 2007 to January of 2011 and led the largest education reform in the District’s history. He put children first by graduating more college-ready students, establishing a safe learning environment and increasing achievement for English as a Second Language (ESL) students.
“Rosetta Stone is committed to preparing today’s students to become global citizens with technology-enabled language instruction that is scalable, and most importantly, effective,” said Tom Adams, CEO of Rosetta Stone. “We are confident that Adrian Fenty will help Rosetta Stone drive innovation in the classroom by empowering schools to discover new ways to use technology.”
“During my tenure as mayor, I made providing children with a quality education a priority,” said Adrian Fenty. “And together with Rosetta Stone I hope to continue to impact student learning in a positive way around the U.S., as technology-enabled innovations are made available to schools that are looking to give their students improved language learning outcomes.”
Based in Arlington, VA, Rosetta Stone has a strong presence the Washington D.C.-area, with its solutions used by the District’s schools, universities, corporations and government agencies.
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About Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Inc. is changing the way the world learns languages. Rosetta Stone provides interactive solutions that are acclaimed for the power to unlock the natural language-learning ability in everyone. Available in more than 30 languages, Rosetta Stone language-learning solutions are used by schools, organizations and millions of individuals in over 150 countries throughout the world. The company was founded in 1992 on the core beliefs that learning a language should be natural and instinctive and that interactive technology can replicate and activate the immersion method powerfully for learners of any age. The company is based in Arlington, Va. For more information, visit RosettaStone.com.