Education and Technology Awards and Accolades

Learning Ally is a high-quality, award-winning solution providing teachers with all of the tools to help students succeed. See for yourselves the accolades:

Various award logos listed below


Tech and Learning 2022

Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

Our PreK-6 Professional Learning Courseware, “Effective Brain-Based Literacy Instruction,” has won the T&L Award of Excellence. This award celebrates edtech that has excelled in supporting teachers, students, and education professionals in the classroom, for professional development, or general management of education resources and learning.

Ace Ed

American Consortium for Equity in Education
Excellence in Equity - Winner

Excite ReadingTM has won the Excellence in Equity Award for Best Early Childhood Education Solution by The American Consortium for Equity in Education (ACE-Ed). The early literacy program supports PreK-2 teachers who want to equip emergent learners with the language skills essential for reading success based on the science of reading. The program’s e-library is filled with themed text sets of authentic children’s literature to ensure every emergent reader receives early decoding and language development skills, while widening their curiosity and reading enjoyment.

Tech and Learning

American Consortium for Equity in Education
Excellence in Equity - Nominee

The American Consortium for Equity in Education named Learning Ally a nominee in its “Excellence in Equity K-12 Changemakers” Award. This award acknowledges the invaluable contributions of educators and industry to improve opportunities and outcomes for all students.

Tech and Learning

Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence
Excite Reading™

Tech and Learning awards Excite Reading™ acknowledging Excellence in Primary Education for its holistic design to help early childhood educators teach critical pre-reading skills, while encouraging curiosity and wonder in young and emerging readers. Through a library of vibrant, culturally diverse e-books with human narration, Excite Reading™ is a versatile reading supplement. It gives early learners in (PreK to 2nd grade) a head start in learning foundational skills in phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, and background knowledge to ensure future progress in academic achievement.

2022 CODiE Awards by SIIA

2022 CODiE Awards by SIIA

Learning Ally Audiobook Solution for Best Learning Recovery Tool

Education product that provides resources to help close learning gaps for students in fun and engaging ways. Multiple judges panel evaluated the Audiobook Solution for: boosting skill development and learning confidence; adaptability to diverse learning styles; flexibility to meet students at-on-or above grade-level; learning independence; intuitive user interface and ease of use functionality; learning engagement; data and reporting capabilities; innovation; research-backed; curriculum alignment; and support.

2022 Readers Choice Awards by SmartBrief on EdTech

2022 Readers Choice Awards By SmartBrief On EdTech

Excite Reading™ was recognized for changing the education landscape for the better through innovative solutions, the latest technology or pioneering problem-solving.

EdTech Digest: Cool Tool Award 2022 Finalist

EdTech Digest: Cool Tool Award

Audiobook Solution is a finalist in the literacy/reading category as an outstanding product that transforms education through technology based on pedagogical workability, efficacy, and value for students and teachers.

EdTech Digest Global Leadership Award

EdTech Digest Global Leadership Award Finalist

Dr. Terrie Noland named finalist in the EdTech Author/Speaker/Podcast category for the Learning Ally Literacy Leadership podcast.


Tech and Learning Awards

Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

Best Back to School Tool for Secondary Education by Tech & Learning Award of Excellence. Products receiving this award provide a high-level of versatility, compatibility, and value to U.S. schools and support teachers' efforts to ensure continuity of instruction and to solve immediate learning challenges for diverse student populations with reading deficits.

SIIA Codie 2021

SIIA Codie 2021

The SIIA Codie awards recognize transformative products in education technology. The Learning Ally Audiobook Solution is one of seven finalists as “Best Virtual Learning Solution".

 Fast Company World Changing Ideas Award

Fast Company World Changing Ideas Award

Learning Ally receives Honorable Mention in the education category and joins the ranks of trailblazing organizations at the forefront of world-changing innovation for the good of our society.

2021 EdTech Digest: Cool Tool Award Finalist

EdTech Digest: Cool Tool Award Finalist

The Learning Ally Audiobook Solution is a finalist in the general education literacy/reading category. This award recognizes outstanding products that transform education through technology. Judging criteria includes pedagogical workability, product efficacy and results, support, clarity, value for students and teachers and learning potential.

T&L Excellence Award

T&L Excellence Award for Best Remote and Blended Learning Tool for Secondary Education

Celebrates the work of technology providers who stepped up to support educators, students and parents in diverse learning environments and that focus on student learning and continuity of instruction.

Common Sense Media Education

Common Sense Media Education

4 Star Product Review of The Learning Ally Audiobook Solution for Reading Engagement.

NJ Biz Finalist

NJ Biz Finalist

Learning Ally is proud to be named a Finalist in the NJ Business of the Year program for our outstanding contributions in education to the Garden State and beyond.


All Digital Editor's Pick

all digital school: editor's pick

All Digital School, an online education resource platform, selected The Learning Ally Audiobook Solution as its top editors’ pick. ADS shines a spotlight on quality edtech products and services that can help teachers and parents deliver an effective distance learning experience for students.

EdTech Digest: Cool Tool Award Finalist

EdTech Digest: Cool Tool Award Finalist

Learning Ally's mobile app is a finalist in the 2020 EdTech "Cool Tool" Awards! This award focuses on tools and resources that transform education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere. The annual program shines a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders, and innovative trendsetters.

Academics Choice Award Winner: Smart Media

Academics Choice Award Winner: Smart Media

The Academics' Choice Awards brings recognition to the best thinking-based educational products for parents and educators. This award represents the best brain-boosting material on the market and helps parents and teachers distinguish between "class-time fillers" and genuinely effective learning tools that stimulate the mind, to provide potential for the student to fully develop higher order thinking skills.

Mom's Choice Award

mom's choice award: honoring excellence

The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children, families and educators. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services.


Tech Edvocate Finalist for Best AT App

Tech Edvocate Finalist for Best AT App

In the spirit of change and innovation in America’s education system, Learning Ally was selected as a top finalist in the 2019 Tech Edvocate Awards for Best AT App or Tool in support of students with learning disabilities and special needs.

Society Of Voice Arts And Sciences (SOVAS) Award

Society Of Voice Arts And Sciences (SOVAS) Award Winner

Learning Ally Celebrates a 2019 SOVAS Award for Dave Fennoy’s ‘Best Voiceover Audiobook Narration-History’ of “March Book III” by Congressman John Lewis.

Parent Teacher Choice Award

Technology & Learning Award of Excellence Winner

Learning Ally is a 2019 winner of the Technology & Learning Awards of Excellence which focuses on products that are unique in the K-12 market to help schools and educators solve specific problems in a classroom environment.

Parent Teacher Choice Award

Parent and Teacher Choice Award Winner

The Parent and Teacher Choice™ Awards honor leading educational products, services, media and toys with exceptional quality for their brain-based learning principles, creativity, innovation and fun. U.S. educators and parents evaluate products based upon proven learning values, how it stimulates higher-order thinking skills, and is innovative to help children learn, play or be creative, as well as assimilate with social and emotional growth and character building to support the joy in learning.

Codie Awards


"The 2019 CODIE Award finalists represent the finest in innovation and creativity in educational technology," says SIIA President and CEO Jeff Joseph. "These breakthrough products are opening doors for learners of all ages by developing and utilizing new technologies to respond to the diverse needs of student and educators."

Ed TECH Awards Cool Tool

The EDTECH Awards : Cool Tool Finalist

Learning Ally’s mobile app is a finalist in the 2019 EdTech “Cool Tool” Awards recognizing outstanding K12 technology products that enrich the lives of learners. This annual program shines a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders and innovative trendsetters across the industry.


Teaching & Learning Honorable Mention

Technology & Learning Honorable Mention Award of Excellence.

This award is an endorsement that a product or service meets the standards of the most innovative U.S. edtech educators who work in K12 classrooms today.

Tech Edvocate 2018

Library of Congress Literacy Awards

The Library of Congress Literacy Awards Honors Learning Ally for Best Practices Serving Children and Youth Who Cannot Read Standard Print in U.S. Schools.

Tech Edvocate 2018

Tech Edvocate

Learning Ally’s mobile reading app was selected as Finalist of the 2018 Edvocate Award in "Best Assistive Tech App" category. Panel judges included edtech thought leaders, PreK-12 teachers, a college professor, K-12 administrators, a college administrator and two PreK-12 parents. Public popular vote also considered in the final selection process.

EdTech Roundup

The Ed Tech Round Up

Michael Karlin, editor of The EdTech Roundup says, “I’m a big fan of Learning Ally. The nonprofit offers an incredibly beneficial service not only for students with special needs and disabilities, but for any student needing additional support with reading. The overall design and mobile app interface is easy to use. I especially love the ability to track notes and bookmarks across a student’s entire library. It’s great that teachers are able to monitor student notes and progress. I am happy to see the inclusion of online PD. If you are looking for a tool to help struggling readers, including ELL, I absolutely recommend that you call to schedule a demo of Learning Ally.” Top 10 Educational Websites 2018 Top 10 Educational Websites 2018

Homeschool Base is excited to announce the Top 10 Educational Websites for Multiple Subjects. The annual awards list recognizes exceptional and innovative websites and apps. All 10 websites were nominated and recommended by multiple independent home educators, teachers, and parents. Websites cannot pay for a spot on this list. Learning Ally was named one of Top 10 in the Literacy category.

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Education Media 2018

Common Sense is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century. This education-technology review deemed Learning Ally to be a “superior subscription audiobook service paired with app."


Innovations in Reading Prize

National Book Foundation - Innovations in Reading Prize, Honorable Mention

The National Book Foundation, with support from the Levenger Foundation, awards the Innovations in Reading Prize to individuals and organizations who discover new ways to empower communities through literature. Learning Ally’s Great Reading Games – our national reading competition won honorable mention.

Teacher with Apps

Teacher with Apps - Learning Ally Link Named Top Resource for Students with Learning Disabilities

Teachers with Apps is a premium resource for educators and parents to discover exceptional ed-tech tools in the digital space and to provide recommended mobile apps that are the tools of the future. Learning Ally Link was named top resource for students with learning disabilities.

Tech Edvocate

Tech Edvocate

Tech Edvocate Names Dan Phillips, Marin County, CA, Best School District Technology Director in U.S. Learning Ally nominated Dan for this recognition. Read how Dan’s vision for quality ed-tech helped thousands of students with special needs and learning disabilities.

SOVAS award

The Society of Voice Arts and Sciences (SOVAS)

The Society of Voice Arts and Sciences nominated two Learning Ally audiobooks for Best Voice Over Audiobook Narration for Children’s Pre-School books. Wonder and The Lorax, received this prestigious honor. We are grateful to our voiceover community for their hard work and dedication.


Mobile web award 2016

Best Education Mobile Application by the Web Marketing Association

Learning Ally’s Link awarded 2016 Best Education Mobile App. The Web Marketing Association sets a high standard for Internet marketing and development of the best websites on the World Wide Web.


District Administration Top 100 Products

District Administration Top 100 Products

The District Administration Readers' Choice Top Products annual awards program alerts superintendents and senior school leaders to the best products colleagues are using to help their districts excel. The winners were compiled from 2,100-plus nominations from the magazine’s readers over the past year.