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netTrekker delivers the industry-leading digital resource library from Knovation. Since 2000, netTrekker has been honored with over 25 awards for educational excellence.

2014 Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products

District Administration

The annual Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products award informs superintendents and other senior school district leaders about education tools their colleagues are using to help their districts excel in a variety of areas, such as technology, sustainability and curriculum instruction. netTrekker was selected by District Administration editors from a record 2,400 nominations based upon the quantity of submissions and quality of product descriptions from K-12 district leaders across the country.

2010 BESSIE Award, Best Internet Resources Website

ComputED Gazette

The annual Best Educational Software Awards target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. The 2010 BESSIE Award for Best Internet Resources Website marks the 5th BESSIE award received by netTrekker.

2010 CODiE Award Finalist, Best K-12 Instructional Solution

Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)

Since 1986, the CODiE Awards have been the leading honor in recognizing the software and information industry’s most newsworthy products and services. The Best K-12 Instructional Solution category awards the best school-based education technology solution for curriculum and content that is specifically targeted toward students in Pre-K-12 learning environments.

2010 EdNET Impact Award, Winner


Each year, the EdNET community recognizes organizations that are making a difference in education through the EdNET Industry Awards. Knovation (then netTrekker) received the 2010 EdNET Impact Award, given to the organization that made the most significant, positive impact on education through quality educational support and instructional resources.

2010 Golden Lamp Award, Finalist

Association of Educational Publishers (AEP)

The AEP hosts one of the largest and longest-running awards programs for educational products, honoring outstanding resources for teaching and learning. In 2010, netTrekker was one of 4 finalists in the Technology and New Media category for the Golden Lamp Awards, the gold standard for educational products.

2010 Tristate Success Award

Cincy Magazine

Founded on the premise that the Tristate’s strength as a thriving business center is built on the growth and success of its businesses, the Tristate Success Awards honor the most successful and consistent public, private and emerging companies in the Tristate.

2009 EdNET Impact Award, Finalist


Organizations that have made important contributions through their products and programs to the education industry in the past year are recognized each year at EdNET during the Industry Awards program. Knovation (then netTrekker) was 1 of 3 finalists for the EdNET Impact Award, which is presented to the organization having made the most significant, positive impact on education through quality educational support and instructional resources.

2008 Distinguished Achievement Awards

Association of Educational Publishers (AEP)

The AEP Distinguished Achievement Awards recognize the best educational materials within subject categories and by audience. netTrekker earned top honors for Grades K-5 and Grades 6-8 in the category: Specialized Audience Instruction: Technology–Website.

2008 EDDIE Award, Best Educational Search Engine

ComputED Gazette

netTrekker received a 3rd EDDIE Award in the 13th Annual Education Software Review Awards (EDDIE) competition for Best Educational Search Engine. Sponsored by The ComputED Gazette, the competition recognizes innovative and content-rich programs and websites that foster educational excellence.

2008 Legacy Award, Award of Excellence

Technology & Learning Magazine

netTrekker received its 4th Award of Excellence from Technology & Learning Magazine with the 2008 Legacy Award. The Awards of Excellence program honors software, web products, and innovative applications that break new ground as well as those that demonstrate clear superiority over competitors. A panel of more than 30 educators tested more than 100 entries at San Francisco Bay Area schools, and chose the winners.

2007 CODiE Award, Best Education Solution

Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)

netTrekker earned its 5th CODiE award in 5 years during the 22nd annual awards presentation by the SIIA. The award was given in the category of Best Education Solution, which honors the best overall educational technology solution.

2007 Teachers’ Choice Award for the Family

Learning Magazine

The Teachers’ Choice Awards for the Family program honors educational products that serve the home environment. Products are evaluated on educational value, originality and creativity, ease of use, safety and durability, and high-interest level and motivation for children. The product evaluators are teachers who are also parents.

Additional Awards

Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)

  • 2006 CODiE Award, Best Instructional Solution: Classroom Management
  • 2005 CODiE Award, Best Web-Based Instructional Solution
  • 2005 CODiE Award, Best Elementary Education Instructional Solution: Other Content Areas
  • 2003 CODiE Award Winner

Association of Educational Publishers (AEP)

  • 2007 Distinguished Achievement Awards
  • 2006 Distinguished Achievement Award, Educational Websites: Reference
  • 2005 Golden Lamp Award, Technology Category
  • 2004 Distinguished Achievement Award Winner

ComputED Gazette

  • 2008 BESSIE Award, Best Educational Search Engine
  • 2007 BESSIE Award, Best Educational Search Engine
  • 2006 EDDIE Award, Best Educational Search Engine
  • 2006 BESSIE Award, Best Educational Search Engine
  • 2005 BESSIE Award, Teacher Tools: Internet Resources – Elementary & Secondary
  • 2002 EDDIE Award

Technology & Learning Magazine

  • 2007 Award of Excellence, Legacy Award
  • 2006 Award of Excellence, Legacy Award
  • 2003 Award of Excellence – Top Award Winner

The National Parenting Center

  • 2007 Seal of Approval
  • 2006 Seal of Approval

Media & Methods Magazine

  • 2005 Awards Portfolio Winner, Best Search Engine
  • 2002 Awards Portfolio Winner

District Administration Magazine

  • Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products of 2008
  • 2002 Web Site Award