EVERFI, Inc. participated in National Summer Learning Day by supporting events across the country aimed at raising awareness for the importance of keeping kids learning, safe and healthy every summer. Many events featured EVERFI and Major League Baseball’s education partnership Summer Slugger, a free baseball-themed educational course aimed at preventing students from losing critical math and literacy skills during the summer months. Events featuring Summer Slugger were held in Bronx, New York; Chicago, Illinois; San Francisco, California; and Dallas, Texas.
EVERFI CEO, Tom Davidson shared, "Students lose a significant amount of their skills over the summer... and you don't have a chance to catch them up down the road... it particularly effects students in high poverty areas. What we have done through Summer Slugger is tie learning to the baseball season like no one has done before."
Last month, MLB officially announced EVERFI as the “Official Education Partner of Major League Baseball” and launched the course at a kickoff event with Chief Baseball Officer and Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Torre.
About EVERFI, Inc.
EVERFI is the leading education technology company that provides learners of all ages education for the real world, through innovative and scalable digital learning. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified over 16 million learners in critical skill areas. Some of America’s leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, TPG Growth, The Rise Fund, Advance Publications, and Rethink Education, and Rethink Impact. The EVERFI Education Network powers more than 4,200 partners in their education initiatives across all 50 states and Canada. Learn more at EVERFI.com. Parents can learn more and register their children by visiting summerslugger.com.