Expanded Roles Provide Further Scaffolding to Catapult’s Quality and Growth Initiatives
Camden, NJ (PRWEB) July 13, 2011
July 8th, 2011, Catapult Learning appointed Anthony L. Manley as Chief Operating Officer and expanded Seppy Basili’s responsibilities as Senior Vice President of School Improvement.
As Chief Operating Officer, Manley will be leading the organization’s core student improvement programs and directly managing Catapult’s field leadership team of Senior and Regional Vice Presidents. Manley joined Catapult in January of 2011 as Senior Vice President, Education Operations. Before joining Catapult, Manley spent more than eight years with Kaplan, Inc., serving in numerous senior management roles and leading businesses that supported schools and helped students to achieve their educational goals. Prior to Kaplan, Manley worked for Columbia University’s Teachers College, where he helped pioneer web-based professional development and support for teachers.
Basili’s expanded role will focus on the development and growth of comprehensive new service offerings aimed at integrating improved school curriculum and teacher performance with effective student intervention programs. In his expanded role, Basili will also oversee the organization’s professional development business. Basili brings over twenty years of national leadership in curriculum, professional development, and implementation services. Basili joined Catapult in May of 2011 from the International Center for Leadership in Education, a subsidiary of Scholastic, where he lead a team of more than 200 field consultants on school reform initiatives.
“We have structured the organization to continue to provide consistently excellent teaching and services, while at the same time achieve our goals for program growth,” said Stuart Udell, President and CEO of Catapult Learning. “We expect to further build upon 35 years of success.”
About Catapult Learning
For more than 35 years, Catapult Learning has partnered with schools and school districts to help boost the academic achievement of struggling K-12 students. Catapult’s managed instructional programs, customized support and professional development services for educators are all designed for flexibility in order to align with each school’s unique culture. Today, Catapult Learning employs 3,800 teachers and staff and provides support to nearly 1,500 schools. http://www.catapultlearning.com