CypherWorx wins IACET’s Exemplar Training Organization Award and Emerging Leader Award

Sterling, VA September 18, 2023 – The International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training announces the recipients of the 2023 Awards. These organizations and individuals significantly contribute to the field of Continuing Education and Training and have been honored at the Awards Ceremony on September 13th during the Annual Conference.

IACETs Interim President & CEO, Randy Bowman said “we stand in awe of the exceptional achievements of our IACET award winners, whose dedication to excellence and innovation not only inspires our organization but also sets a standard of excellence for the entire industry. Their remarkable contributions serve as a testament to the power of continual learning and the unwavering commitment to quality that drives our mission forward.”

The Exemplar Training Organization Award, IACET’s most prestigious award, goes to CypherWorx.

This award honors exemplary, results-oriented programs or projects that demonstrate the best of the best in adult learning, significant and relevant impact on the populations served. CypherWorx provides learning solutions to customers in the public, nonprofit, and small business sectors. Their online training platform consists of a cloud-based software-as-a-service (SAAS) Learning Content Management System (LCMS), with ancillary offerings and a significant catalog including management, leadership, software, education, OSHA, and regulatory courses. CypherWorx specializes in supporting organizations and associations with their LCMS, instructional design services, certification, and credential programs for more than 1.5 million individuals working in 1,900 organizations and associations, including school districts, colleges and universities, correctional facilities, childcare providers, YMCAs, zoos, aquariums, museums, geriatric care providers, cultural attractions, fire departments, and EMS organizations. Please visit CypherWorx’s website.

The IACET Emerging Leader Award goes to Mike Maether

This award is bestowed on his award recognizes individuals, that although new to the professional workforce, have demonstrated exemplary leadership potential and outstanding service. The Emerging Leaders Award serves to highlight the accomplishments of our achieving peers who demonstrate visionary leadership with great promise for the coming years.

Mike Maether began his career with CypherWorx in 2013. Since that time, he has held a variety of roles from Junior Programmer to Vice President of Programming, and now serves as their Vice President of Business Development.

In this role, Mike facilitated a partnership with ViaPath Technologies, leading efforts to make online coursework available to the incarcerated population. In its first year, incarcerated learners have successfully completed 5.7 million clock hours of education. This includes the successful completion of over 2.8 million courses, resulting in the attainment of more than 142,000 CEUs. By providing education that awards CEUs to a population that is often marginalized and is at the highest risk of reoffending, the partners involved in this work are providing the opportunity for incarcerated learners to truly transform their lives.

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