COABE’s Learning Upgrade App Competition Winner

With the COABE/Learning Upgrade App Launch Competition, COABE members had exclusive access to a no-cost license for adult educators during fall of 2018! COABE members accessed Learning Upgrade’s innovative ESL, ABE, and GEDⓇ/HiSETⓇ math courses! As a result, there are over 50 active pilot programs, with learners completing lessons all across the country!


We are pleased to announce that the Learning Upgrade Launch winner is:

Wayne Community College
Goldsboro, North Carolina

The amazing details include:

  • 5,399 total lessons completed

  • 1,653 total learner hours on the app

  • 70 students completed app lessons

  • 39 certificates earned

    Wayne Community College wins $1,000 cash
    Congratulations to the college and their students!

    Learning Upgrade is a finalist in the Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE. The mobile app features 960 CCRS-aligned lessons which learners can use on smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks, or computers to complete lessons anywhere and anytime.

    COABE will be competing in the XPrize competition. Stay tuned for the exciting details.