awards & recognition
2012 USDLA International 21st Century Award for Best Practice in Distance Learning
"As a premier organization for the entire distance learning profession, we are honoring The ACME Network as a leader in the industry. ACME has raised the bar on excellence, and we are truly honored by their contributions to the distance learning industry."
- U.S. Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
2012 CETF Vial Awards for Digital Inclusion in California: Outstanding Performance by an Organization and Individual
"ACME has been able to leverage the benefits of social interaction in order to make technology and workforce training more available to those who may not otherwise receive this high quality instruction, if at all. ACME understands that bridging the Digital Divide is dependent upon providing not only the technology skills that today's knowledge workers need, but also the knowledge, experience, and tools they require to interact in a non-hierarchical, rapidly-shifting, networked digital environment."
- California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF)
2006 CENIC Award for Innovation in Education
"ACME gives students throughout the state access to regional Arts, Media, and Entertainment college and career pathways that might not otherwise be available. ACME is an excellent example of the power of broadband access to contribute to a strong social and economic future for California."
- Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC)
2007 Recognition as a Statewide Best Practice Model in California
"The best career technical education (CTE) programs give students a powerful, authentic education and an entry point into a rewarding career. ACME's scaled mentoring connection is helping hundreds of classrooms achieve this CTE vision. For this reason, your program is the only program invited to testify to both the Work Group on Technical Education and the Select Committee on Bridging the Achievement Gap."
- California Senator Loni Hancock