AEP Awards


Washington, DC, June 12, 2009–The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP), the nonprofit member

organization serving the educational resource community, named Suffolk Arts+Sciences JOURNEY as the winner in two categories of its annual Beacon and Distinguished Achievement Awards competitions.

One of the largest and longest-running recognition programs in the industry, the AEP Awards give credit to the organizations who are leading the way in the field of educational resources and set benchmarks to which the rest of the industry can aspire.

AEP awarded “JOURNEY” with the 2009 Beacon Award in the category of Higher Education Materials.

In the category of Periodicals Design, Whole Publication, Adult, AEP awarded “JOURNEY” with the 2009 Distinguished Achievement Award.

The program’s Distinguished Achievement Awards (DAAs) pit the year’s top education products against one another according to entry category, subject, and grade level. The DAAs are evaluated on traits such as efficacy, usability, and overall educational value and are judged by an expert panel of educators, editors, designers, and technology specialists. This year’s finalists can be viewed at

The winners of the Distinguished Achievement and Beacon Awards were announced at the annual AEP Awards Banquet, held the evening of June 12 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. More information on the banquet is available online:

About the Association of Educational Publishers

The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) is a nonprofit organization that serves and advances the industry of supplemental educational publishing.  The membership of AEP represents the breadth of educational content developers delivering progressive educational products and services in both print and electronic formats to today¹s schools and colleges.

AEP’s thought leadership and market insight have created ground-breaking opportunities for its members to collaborate, network, and partner with each other as well as to acquire a voice in the development of government education policy.  Founded in 1895, AEP now assists its members in navigating the global realities of educational publishing in the 21st century.  For more information, please visit

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