ThinkCERCA Named K-12 Pedagogy Winner at “Oscars of Education”

A recap of this year's Reimagine Education Awards

Last night, The Wharton–QS Stars: Reimagine Education Awards named ThinkCERCA the winner of best pedagogy aimed at a K-12 audience.


The Reimagine Education Awards the “Oscars of Higher Education,” celebrates the most innovative and effective projects aimed at enhancing student learning outcomes. This year, more than 500 entrants applied for 14 award categories.

The K-12 award seeks to recognize projects that “prepare students for higher education more successfully than current approaches allow.” Last year, no American company placed in the K-12 category.

Of 527 entrants, ThinkCERCA also placed in the top 10 of finalists for overall winner of the world’s best pedagogy.

Mallory Busch

Mallory Busch

Mallory Busch is ThinkCERCA's Audience Engagement Manager. A graduate of Northwestern University, Mallory came to ThinkCERCA from stops in audience strategy at TIME magazine and news applications development at Chicago Tribune and The Texas Tribune. She holds degrees in Journalism and International Studies, and was a student fellow at Knight Lab in college.

Mallory codes, writes, and works on marketing strategy. She built ThinkCERCA's classroom planning tool and lends her journalism experience to writing each #CERCAtheNews. She believes that web development and audience development go hand-in-hand, and her most cumbersome challenge is learning to reuse the Oxford Comma.