MackinVIA Receives Its 8th Best of Show Award at ISTE Live 2024

MackinVIA, the free digital content management system, was awarded its 8th Best of Show Award, recognizing it as an industry-leading innovator with its highly sought-after classroom and remote learning product.

Burnsville, MN (June 28, 2024) – The free MackinVIA™ digital content management ­­platform was awarded the prestigious Tech & Learning Best of Show Award for the eighth time at this year’s International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Denver, CO.  The award spotlights products and services that show the greatest promise for educators and students, according to the country’s most tech-savvy educators. 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.

The annual conference was attended by educators and technology specialists from around the world. “Receiving another award from this organization is an honor that continues to excite and humble us,” stated Mesa Heise, Director of Digital Services at Mackin. “To be continually seen as a leader, evaluated at this level among so many accomplished companies, and receive this award is exciting and reaffirms that Mackin is still on the right path to providing the essential tools for students and educators in classrooms, schools, and libraries.”

The free MackinVIA digital content management system continues to be refined by Mackin. Many of the enhancements that helped solidify this year’s award came from educator contributions as well as from the cutting-edge technical team who develop and maintain this award-winning tool.

About Mackin

For over 40 years, Mackin has provided PK-12 grade libraries and classrooms with access to over 4.2 million printed and digital titles. The 24-time, multi-award-winning, free digital content management system, MackinVIA, along with divisions Mackin Classroom, MackinMaker, Mackin Learning, and the brand-new, award-winning, whole-school resource management system, MackinVision, help to create a truly unique and robust educational resource company that schools and educators have relied on, year after year. For more information, visit or call 800-245-9540.