Today we’re pleased to announce that ScootPad has been acquired by ACT (Read the announcement). Grounded in 60 years of research, ACT is a trusted leader in college and career readiness solutions.
“With so many millions of students forced to learn at home during this difficult time, they need an online platform that fully enables and personalizes the learning process to
adapt to their own needs, and that’s what ScootPad provides,” said ACT CEO Marten
Roorda. “This acquisition is truly a milestone for ACT’s learning vision and strategy, enabling us to help teachers and students in the classroom and at home with a cutting-edge platform that provides integrated measurement and learning pathways. ScootPad is a natural fit with ACT’s mission to help all learners succeed.”
“We’re excited about this acquisition and the new chapter of growth and scale for
ScootPad,” said Bharat Kumar, ScootPad co-founder and CEO. “ACT’s mission is very
closely aligned with our own – we both are committed to helping students succeed. We
are truly thrilled to be passing this torch to ACT.”
ScootPad is now part of ACT’s Learning Division portfolio of nearly 360,000 standards-
aligned learning resources from the best open educational resources (OER) providers through ACT’s iCurio® and MawiTM Learning social and emotional learning. One of the highest goals of the division is to transform classroom and at-home learning through personalized mastery, just-in-time remediation and seamless measurement of student growth.
The ScootPad Team