AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Compass Learning, a leading provider of personalized learning solutions for the K-12 education market, has named Eileen Shihadeh vice president of marketing for the Austin-based company.
“We are excited to have an accomplished marketing professional with a strong education pedigree join our leadership team,” said Eric Loeffel, CEO of Compass Learning. “Eileen began her career as a classroom teacher and continues to bring that passion and commitment to education to her marketing endeavors. Her experience will help us better tell our story and ensure that we support educators as they use our personalized learning tools to unlock every student’s potential for academic success and personal growth.”
Shihadeh brings nearly two decades of successful branding and marketing leadership experience in the K-12 education market. In addition to strong strategic skills, Shihadeh also displays a long-standing personal commitment and passion for education and has most recently served on the senior executive teams for BARBRI and eInstruction. She has also served in marketing leadership and educational content roles for Texas Instruments’ Education Division and for Harcourt. Shihadeh has a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin, and she pursued graduate studies in both mathematics and business.
“I am honored to be joining Compass Learning as vice president of marketing during this exciting time of evolution for the company,” said Shihadeh. “Compass Learning has long been a recognized leader in developing instructional software to support educators in their quest to improve student engagement and achievement, and I look forward to working with the Compass Learning team to build on these strengths and grow further.”
About Compass Learning
Compass Learning® provides K–12 educational software that empowers teachers to unlock every student’s potential for academic success and personal growth by personalizing learning. Compass Learning takes a student-centered approach by providing comprehensive solutions that address the needs of every student and student type to create personalized learning and differentiation programs that reach, engage, and inspire students to succeed. Teachers and administrators can more efficiently and effectively manage and measure progress, freeing time to focus on delivering academic results. Both of the company’s software solutions, CompassLearning Odyssey® and the Renzulli Learning® System, deliver academic rigor that is based on more than 40 years of research into how students learn, and both align with state and Common Core State Standards to support classroom and district accountability. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Compass Learning serves more than 8,000 schools across the United States and around the world.