Knowledge Pillars Announced – EdTech Awards 2022: Cool Tools Finalist

Knowledge Pillars is proud to announce that we are awarded as finalists in the EdTech Cool Tool Awards. A program that recognizes organizations for making outstanding contributions to transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere.

A salute to edtech’s best and brightest innovators, leaders, and trendsetters!

Finalists and winners for The EdTech Awards 2022 have been announced to a worldwide audience of educators, technologists, students, parents, and policymakers interested in building a better future for learners and leaders in the education and workforce sectors. 

“As events unfold on the world stage that seems to inch ever closer to a precipice unknown, we are reminded that the leaders and innovators of education technology have always worked on the edge,” said Victor Rivero, who as Editor-in-Chief of EdTech Digest, oversees the program. 

The EdTech Awards recognize institutions for making outstanding contributions to transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere. 

Featuring edtech’s best and brightest, the annual program shines a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders, and innovative trendsetters across the K-12, Higher Education, and Skills and Workforce sectors.

The EdTech Awards recognize these institutions—and the products they produce and lives they shape— with three top honors: 

  • The EdTech Cool Tool Awards
  • The EdTech Leadership Awards, and 
  • The EdTech Trendsetter Awards. 

Knowledge Pillars is proud to say we are a finalist in the EdTech Cool Tool Awards.

Career and Technical Education prepares students to enter the workforce job-ready in growing fields such as information technology. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics: employment in computer and information technology occupations will grow 13 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations.

The IT sector is at the forefront of American innovation; it includes software and hardware development, cloud and mobile computing, cybersecurity, data management, and more relying on highly skilled employees helping to improve productivity in the United States and across the globe.

Teachers and CTE Supervisors of K-12 and middle schools are aligning the Knowledge Pillars industry-needs-and-priorities-focused certification exams to their state career and technical education programs, preparing their Gen A students for the future of work. Engage with the Knowledge Pillars sales team to learn more about how other teachers have successfully implemented Knowledge Pillars live-in-the-app certification exams and practice tests in their various subjects and curriculums.


EdTech Digest, a leading source of cool tools, interviews, and trends showcasing the future of learning — annually honors the best and brightest people, products, and groups working in edtech with The EdTech Awards. Cool Tool, Leadership, and Trendsetter honorees span the K-12, Higher Ed, and Skills & Workforce sectors.

Editor-in-Chief of EdTech Digest Victor Rivero said “To the innovators, leaders, and trendsetters in K-12, higher education, and workforce learning who continue connecting, producing, and persisting despite all challenges—a hearty hat-tip and a grand salute!”