BloomBoard Shines in World Bank Group Innovation Showcase

PALO ALTO, Calif., October 18, 2018 – BloomBoard, the leading platform for educator growth and advancement via micro-certification, was recently invited by the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group to attend their 2018 annual meeting in Bali, Indonesia. BloomBoard was among a small group of companies selected to participate in the Innovation Showcase.

Sanford Kenyon, BloomBoard’s CEO, shared his insights on a panel discussion, How Can New Technologies Disrupt Education?

Kenyon also took part in the Digital Economy For All panel discussion.

Kenyon met with Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group, where he affirmed, “I know that micro-credentialing matters!”

This World Bank Group Annual Meeting’s theme centered around investing in people — through health, education, and skills development to end poverty. It reaffirmed BloomBoard’s approach to helping organizations provide meaningful professional learning experiences, improving how they support, scale, and grow effective teachers. BloomBoard believes in investing in educators. By making teachers more effective, we of course do a better job as a society in reaching and teaching our students — our future.

About BloomBoard

Founded in 2010, BloomBoard is leading the shift from professional development to educator advancement via micro-certification. The company partners with states and districts to enable a unique online learning experience where educators can improve their instructional practice and advance in their careers by earning micro-credentials. BloomBoard aims to help all organizations transition to meaningful, purpose-driven educator development and advancement based on measurable certification. For more information, visit