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USDLA Awards Centrax Corporation Bronze in Best Practices in Distance Learning Programming For Excellence in Distance Learning in 2010

Centrax Corporation was recently honored by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) with the world's most prestigious distance learning award presented for excellence in distance learning.

St. Louis, MO, May 5, 2010 -- The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) presented its 2010 International Distance Learning Awards to Centrax Corporation in conjunction with the 2010 National Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. USDLA is a 501(c) 3 non-profit association, founded in 1987, as the nation’s leading distance learning organization. The association reaches 20,000 people globally with sponsors and members operating in and influencing 46% of the $913 billion dollar U.S. education and training market.

These prestigious International Awards are presented annually to organizations and individuals engaged in the development and delivery of distance learning programs. Included in the recognition ceremony were awards for 21st Century Best Practice, Best Practice for Distance Learning Programming, Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching, Outstanding Leadership by an Individual, Hall of Fame and Eagle Awards.

"As a premier organization for the entire distance learning profession, we are honoring Centrax as a leader in the industry," said Dr. John G. Flores, CEO of USDLA. "Centrax has raised the bar of excellence and we are truly honored by Centrax contributions to the distance learning industry."

The USDLA Awards were created to acknowledge major accomplishments in distance learning and to highlight those distance learning instructors, programs, and professionals who have achieved and demonstrated extraordinary results through the use of online, videoconferencing, satellite and blended learning delivery technologies.

"Congratulations to Centrax and every one of this year's award winners. USDLA takes great pride and responsibility in recognizing excellence and quality that benefit the entire industry.  Through distance learning, education, and training we can provide access to the world's best award winning opportunities for school children, connect higher education students globally and transform the lives and careers of working adults. We are truly on the edge of something great and these winners clearly demonstrate and confirm the transformative powers of distance learning globally," said Reggie Smith III, President of USDLA.

“We are overjoyed that we have been recognized by a major learning organization such as USDLA,” stated Edward Prentice, Centrax President. “This is Centrax’s first time for submitting an entry to USDLA and we accept this award with pride not only for the work we do but on behalf of our clients and the opportunities we are given. We’re very fortunate!”

Julie Young, Chair of USDLA Board of Directors and President/CEO of Florida Virtual School (FLVS), noted that, “Once again this year’s award winners represent many of the most innovative leaders in the field of distance learning.” She continued, “I also look forward to seeing Centrax again during our 2010 USDLA Public Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., September 22, 2010 and/or during National Distance Learning Week (, November 8-12, 2010.”

About Centrax Corporation

Established in 1985, Centrax Corporation has over 24 years experience providing highly customized eLearning, interactive digital media solutions, and eMarketing. Our clients represent a broad range of business sectors such as consumer package goods, telecommunications, real estate, finance, retail, medical, transportation, manufacturing, and higher education.

Centrax blends custom content with state-of-the-art 2D and 3D graphics, animation, audio, and video. Our goal is to create dynamic, interactive training solutions that allow the learner to practice targeted skills. Centrax employs experts in instructional design, content development, multimedia development, 3D animation as well as providing full service audio and video recording studios with greenscreen capabilities – all onsite.

Centrax is located in the heart of downtown Chicago with representation in New York City, Dallas, and Denver.

About United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) is a non-profit association formed in 1987 and is located in Boston, Massachusetts. The association reaches 20,000 people globally with sponsors and members operating in and influencing 46% of the $913 billion dollar U.S. education and training market.  USDLA promotes the development and application of distance learning for education and training and serves the needs of the distance learning community by providing advocacy, information, networking and opportunity. Distance learning and training constituencies served include pre-k-12 education, higher and continuing education, home schooling as well as business, corporate, military, government and telehealth markets. The USDLA trademarked logo is the recognized worldwide symbol of dedicated professionals committed to the distance learning industry.

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