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Discovery Education President and CEO Bill Goodwyn Named Among Top 100 CEO Leaders in STEM by STEMconnector®

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, announced today that President and CEO Bill Goodwyn has been named one of the top "100 CEO Leaders in STEM" by STEMconnector®. The one-stop for STEM Information, STEMconnector's recognition of Goodwyn is based on his "unique perspective on the issues facing America's STEM workforce," and leadership of a mission-based education company whose work will "definitely help drive the discourse going forward."

Goodwyn is joined in the ranks by CEO Leaders from STEM-related organizations such as 3M, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and Siemens Foundation, in addition to Capital One Financial Corporation, AT&T, Comcast, Walmart, Ford Motor Company, Johnson & Johnson, UPS and more. To view the complete list of honorees, please use the following link: 2016 100 CEO Leaders in STEM.

Discovery Education is dedicated to transforming teaching and learning worldwide. Under Goodwyn's leadership, the company pioneered the development and implementation of digital textbooks. Designed to replace traditional, hardcopy textbooks as the primary resource for classroom instruction, Techbooks are among the first to be adopted in multiple U.S. states. In addition, Goodwyn launched the company's efforts to forge strategic alliances with Fortune 500 companies, foundations, and associations...