MackinVIA Receives Its 4th Best of Show Award at ISTE 2019

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MackinVIA Receives Its 4th Best of Show Award at ISTE 2019

The free digital content management system, MackinVIA, is recognized as an industry-leading innovator with its much-lauded product and technology.

ISTE Best of Show Winner 2019Philadelphia, PA (June 26, 2019) – MackinVIA™ was awarded the prestigious Best of Show Award for the fourth time in the platform’s 9-year history at this year’s International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).  The award spotlights those products and services that show the greatest promise for educators and students, according to the country’s most tech-savvy educators. The judges from Tech & Learning rated their impressions on a sliding scale, evaluating areas such as quality, effectiveness, ease of use and creative use of technology.

The three-day conference is an annual event, attended by educators and technology specialists from around the world. “Being acknowledged by this organization is an honor that continues to excite us,” stated Mesa Heise, Director of Digital Services at Mackin. “To be evaluated at this level among such esteemed companies and receive this award is exciting and reaffirms that we are on the right path to helping students learn by providing classrooms, schools, and districts with this free resource.”

The free MackinVIA digital content management system continues to be refined by Mackin since its introduction over nine years ago. “Our team has worked tirelessly to shape and mold MackinVIA into the respected digital content management system that it is today,” explained Troy Mikell, Director of Marketing Communications. “Many of the enhancements that have helped us win this award again come from educator ideas and requests that make this platform one that truly addresses their needs.”

For more than 35 years, Mackin has provided library and classroom materials for grades PK-12. Known for their substantial catalog that boasts more than 18,000 publishers with over 3 million print books, Mackin’s ever-growing digital catalog now includes more than 2.5 million digital products including eBooks, databases, audiobooks, read-alongs, and video resources – all available through their free, award-winning digital content management system, MackinVIA. For more information, visit or call 800-245-9540.