Language Startup LingroLearning Announces Partnership with W. W. Norton & Company

Language Startup LingroLearning Announces Partnership with W. W. Norton & Company Dave Menzies
NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Language startup LingroLearning announced today a strategic partnership with W. W. Norton & Company as the exclusive seller of LingroLearning language services, effective immediately.

"We are thrilled that our startup will be teamed up with such a highly esteemed and accomplished sales force," stated Steve Debow, CEO of LingroLearning. "The Norton sales team is famous for their deep content knowledge and we're looking forward to them sharing the many innovations of Contraseña with the Spanish language teaching community."

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Contraseña is co-authored by Dr. Amy Rossomondo (University of Kansas) and Dr. Gillian Lord (University of Florida) and is the first introductory Spanish program in the education space built from the ground up as a fully digital solution. "It is built on the tenets of backward design and visible outcomes," said Samantha Alducin, Vice President of Interactive Learning. "Contraseña promotes transparent and effective learning and fosters the development of communicative and cultural competence in Spanish." It is already in use at a range of North American colleges and universities, including Cal State Long Beach, Emory University, Golden West College, Louisiana State, Marquette, Michigan State, University of Cincinnati, University of Florida, University of Kansas, and Western Kentucky University.

"Providing students and faculty with affordable, flexible, high-quality content has long been Norton's top priority," said Mike Wright, Vice President and Director of Sales at W. W. Norton & Company. "Our roots in the humanities are deep and our commitment is unwavering. We don't enter into partnerships lightly, but we are so impressed with the whole Contraseña program that teaming with LingroLearning was irresistible."

About LingroLearning

LingroLearning is changing the way we learn languages. Founded in 2016 by experienced industry pioneers who have together created some of the most successful language products on the market today, the company partners with leading language scholars, practitioners, and institutions to launch pedagogically sound, tech-enabled language learning services.

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About W. W. Norton & Company

W. W. Norton & Company is the nation's largest independent, employee-owned book publishing firm. Founded by William Warder Norton in 1923, the firm now publishes approximately 450 books annually in its combined divisions and continues to adhere to its original motto, "Books That Live," striving to publish works of enduring distinction in the areas of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and textbooks.