MackinVIA Named a Winner of Tech & Learning’s 2021 Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools!

T&L judges declare MackinVIA a standout platform that helps students, parents, and teachers successfully meet remote learning demands with digital content and powerful digital management tools.

Burnsville, MN (March 1, 2021) – MackinVIA™, Mackin’s free digital content management system, was acknowledged as a winner of the prestigious Tech & Learning Best Remote and Blended Learning Tools Award for Secondary Education in 2021. The award spotlights those products and services that provide the greatest promise and assistance for educators and students, primarily during the current pandemic-related distance learning initiatives that have been seen throughout the country. The judges from Tech & Learning rated their impressions on a sliding scale, evaluating areas such as quality, effectiveness, ease of use, and creative use of technology.

As schools pivoted from in-person to remote and blended learning this past year, technology solutions were key to delivering quality, continuous learning. To celebrate the work of technology providers who stepped up to support this effort, Tech & Learning launched “The Best Tools for Remote & Blended Learning,” a new offering in its legacy Awards of Excellence program.

“Being acknowledged by Tech & Learning is an honor that we sincerely appreciate,” stated Mesa Heise, Director of Digital Services at Mackin. “To be evaluated at this level among such esteemed companies and receive this award is exciting and reaffirms that we are on the right path to helping students continue to learn during these unprecedented times caused by the global health pandemic.”

For nearly 40 years, Mackin has provided library and classroom materials for grades PK-12. Known for their substantial catalog that boasts more than 18,000 publishers with over 3 million print books, Mackin’s ever-growing digital catalog now includes more than 3 million digital products including eBooks, databases, audiobooks, read-alongs, and video resources – all available through their free, multi-award-winning digital content management system, MackinVIA. For more information, visit or call 800-245-9540.

Troy Mikell
Director, Marketing & Communications
Mackin / (800) 245-9540