The former teacher and principal will oversee the company’s growing network of sales representatives and distributors
(CHANDLER, AZ) January 13, 2016 – Odysseyware, a leading provider of rigorous and customizable online courses for K-12 education, has named Dominic Via its new senior vice president.
Via, who most recently served as the national VP of literacy sales for Achieve3000, a differentiated online curriculum provider, will be in charge of managing and expanding Odysseyware’s network of sales representatives and distributors.
“We are extremely excited to add Dominic Via to the Odysseyware team as senior vice president,” said Beth TeGrotenhuis, president of Odysseyware and CEO of its parent company, Glynlyon. “His experience as a teacher, principal, and education salesman gives us confidence he has the ability to ensure Odysseyware continues to positively impact as many students as possible.”
Via started his career in Texas, where he worked as a teacher and coach. In 2002 he became assistant principal of Frenship High school. After two years in that position, he moved into the corporate side of education, holding positions at McGraw-Hill, Oxford University Press, Achieve3000, and now Odysseyware.
“I am thrilled to join the Odysseyware team,” said Via. “Education is my passion, and I have made it my mission to spread the good word to educators across the nation about the best tools for schools. I look forward to connecting with Odysseyware’s growing network of users to offer the most rigorous, dynamic, and customizable solution available.”
Via graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a bachelor’s degree in English and went on to gain a masters in education from Baylor University. Most recently, he attended Texas Tech University to further his education in Educational Administration and Educational Mid-management.
Headquartered in Chandler, AZ, Odysseyware is an innovative, multimedia-enriched online curriculum. Completely web-based, Odysseyware provides 21st-century educational solutions by offering the core subjects of history and geography, math, language arts, and science along with enriching electives, CTE, placement testing, diagnostics, and professional development. This curriculum is sold directly through regional education specialists.