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Illuminate Education Voted No. 2 on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2017

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Irvine, California (Dec. 12, 2016) — Illuminate Education, a leading provider of K-12 technology and services, has been awarded a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2017. The Employees’ Choice Awards program, now in its ninth year, relies solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor.

To view the complete list of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2017, visit,19.htm.

Illuminate Education is number two on the list in the SMB category, with an aggregate score of 4.9 out of 5 stars from more than 50 reviews on Glassdoor. Ninety-eight percent of people would recommend working for Illuminate Education, and 100 percent approve of CEO Lane Rankin.

Some of the common highlights among the positive reviews include:

  • Great company culture and vision
  • Friendly employees
  • Self-management
  • Amazing benefits

“The key to what we’re doing at Illuminate is truly believing the best in people,” said Lane Rankin, CEO of Illuminate Education. “We make it about the team, not particular titles or individuals, and everyone shares in the success. This award is just a natural extension of that, and we’re very honored and humbled by this achievement.”

On Glassdoor, current and former employees of companies worldwide can share insights and opinions about their work environments by sharing a company review. The Best Places to Work are determined using company reviews shared by U.S. based employees between November 2, 2015 and October 30, 2016. To be considered for the U.S. SMB category, a company must have less than 1,000 employees and have received at least 25 company reviews from U.S.-based employees during the period of eligibility. The final list is compiled based on Glassdoor’s proprietary algorithm, and takes into account quantity, quality and consistency of reviews.

Headquartered in Irvine, CA, Illuminate Education is a provider of technology and services for K-12 districts and charter schools. Illuminate Education’s educational intelligence platform consists of a comprehensive product suite featuring data, assessments, student information and special education tools with built-in reports. Teachers can track how students are doing in real time, while schools can gain valuable insights from student data through intuitive reports. Illuminate Education’s software and services currently assist more than 1,600 school districts and over 5 million users including students, parents, teachers and administrators.

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About Illuminate Education
Illuminate Education is a leading provider of K-12 software and services. We believe in changing the world by creating tools for educators to promote student achievement and success. Our award winning Education Intelligence Platform consists of a product suite featuring data, assessments, student information, special education and amazing reporting. We’re proud to serve over 14,000 schools across 43 states. Learn more at


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