LearningMate Appoints Steve Ernst as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education

New York, NY — LearningMate Solutions, a leading provider of technology, specialty content, and consulting services for the K-12, higher education, professional, and corporate learning communities, announced Steve Ernst’s appointment as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for its Higher Education division. In this role, Steve will focus on providing strategic sales and business development direction for higher education partnerships while supporting institutions with their need to scale remote, hybrid, hyflex, and online program initiatives. 

LearningMate has experienced a rapid increase in inquiries from colleges seeking partners with a proven track record in providing faculty with the support and tools necessary to enhance the student experience within their courses. Leveraging learning design best practices, data, and the college technology infrastructure, LearningMate has supported more than 50 higher education institutions in their time of need, including traditional programs, competency-based programs, certification, and micro-credentials,” said Abhijeet Sethi, Senior Vice President of Global Sales, LearningMate. “Steve’s experience as a former tenured professor, dean, and vice president in education, as well as an executive at companies supporting colleges and universities, will allow LearningMate to serve more institutions seeking partnerships to enhance course engagement, student retention, and student outcomes.”

Steve has served the education community for over 20 years and has held numerous leadership roles in businesses supporting corporate training and higher education. His passion for helping educational organizations solve problems drives him to deliver robust and sustainable solutions that impact teaching and learning at scale.

About LearningMate Solutions, Inc. LearningMate focuses on the needs of next-generation learners. The company builds on a strong foundation of learning design with progressive technology, digital media, and engineering solutions to connect today’s learners, educators, administrators, policymakers, and content creators with the information, tools, and solutions they need to be successful. With six consulting offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and India, LearningMate serves a global clientele of education publishers, traditional and nontraditional EdTech companies, K-20 schools, universities and career colleges, government agencies, non-profits, corporate learning departments, and education consortia. For more information, visit learningmate.com


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