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GovDelivery Recognized for Next Generation Learning Technology

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions that transform the citizen experience announced today that the Federal Government Distance Learning Association (FGDLA) has recognized three GovDelivery Learning clients for innovative distance learning efforts. The U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Federal Executive Institute and the Small Business Administration have each received Five-Star Awards from the FGDLA. This round of acknowledgment for GovDelivery Learning follows awards from the Training Officers Consortium for Innovation and the Chief Learning Officer Magazine Excellence in Social Learning Awards.

"We are thrilled to congratulate these distinguished clients on this recognition from the FGDLA and are honored to have supported these and other innovative projects within the public sector over the last year," said Andrew Krzmarzick, vice president of learning and development at GovDelivery. "These pioneering organizations understand that it's time for government to modernize learning and training and deserve this recognition for their efforts in driving that transformation. We look forward to further enhancing our online learning capabilities to better serve the government community."

GovDelivery Learning, which grew out of the expertise and technology originally developed in support of GovDelivery's online learning community GovLoop, reimagines citizen education and online learning for today's public sector professionals. GovDelivery Learning transforms learning for government, whether that's converting classroom-based training or virtual delivery, overhauling ineffective educational resources, or developing a better learning management system to meet the needs of today's mobile learners. These services enable public sector organizations to drive more traffic to their training portals, and leverage learning to help audiences understand how to utilize available program resources.

With experience developing online training content for federal, state and local government employees and constituents, GovDelivery's proven methods and fresh technology increases course engagement and knowledge retention. GovDelivery's GovLoop community, for example, includes Academy.GovLoop.com which, since its launch in 2014, has provided free online training to more than 30,000 government leaders.

The FGDLA Awards reception and ceremony will be held during the 2015 GV EXPO at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, on Wednesday, December 2, 2015.

About FGDLA

The Federal Government Distance Learning Association (FGDLA) is a nonprofit, professional association formed to promote the development and application of distance learning in the Federal Government, in accordance with Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code for Business Leagues and charted by the State of Ohio. Additionally, the Association actively fosters collaboration and understanding among those involved in leveraging technology and instructional media in support of the education and training needs of the Federal Government.

Focused on supporting Federal Government agencies involved in distance learning, the FGDLA encourages the application of all forms of distance learning media, as well as embracing innovative methods in integrating instructional technologies to meet the training and education needs of the Federal Government. Our membership is derived primarily from individuals employed by the various agencies within the Federal Government. The FGDLA is a chapter of the United States Distance Learning Association.

About GovDelivery

Over one thousand public sector organizations use GovDelivery's highly-secure cloud solutions every day to transform the citizen experience for more than 100 million people. GovDelivery offers leading solutions for managing government communications, internal and external learning, and data. The GovDelivery Network offers a unique and impactful way for public sector organizations to work together to cross promote content and increase digital reach. Organizations using GovDelivery see higher utilization of citizen services and greater citizen engagement. GovDelivery is an Actua (Nasdaq:ACTA) company.

About GovLoop

GovLoop's mission is to "connect government to improve government." We aim to inspire public-sector professionals by serving as the knowledge network for government. GovLoop connects more than 150,000 members, fostering cross-government collaboration, solving common problems and advancing government careers. GovLoop is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with a team of dedicated professionals who share a commitment to connect and improve government. GovLoop is GovDelivery's online learning community located at www.govloop.com and academy.govloop.com.

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Source: GovDelivery