About Global Grid for Learning (GG4L)

About Global Grid for Learning (GG4L), a Public Benefit Corporation:

Founded in 2018, GG4L is a membership-based collaborative providing schools and EdTech vendors a foundation for digital transformation. GG4L’s School Passport® is an Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), offering a suite of cloud integration services to 20,000+ schools, financially sustained by hundreds of EdTech vendors. With industry-leading PII Shield protection, GG4L advocates for open standards based data integrations, governed data exchange, and strict data privacy compliance. 

As a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, GG4L is an EdTech leader, supporting continuous school improvement through sponsored impact initiatives. GG4L’s Future-Proof Skills Initiative helps close the skills gap by connecting students, employers, and content providers with an efficient and cost-saving approach while the Safer Schools Initiative focuses on school safety. 

Robert Iskander

Robert Iskander

Chairman & CEO

Dr. Sandra Elliott

Dr. Sandra Elliott

Chief Academic Officer

Larry Smith

Larry Smith

Chief Product Officer

Padraig O'Shea

Padraig O'Shea

VP of Vendor Business Development

Sergiy Panchuk

Sergiy Panchuk

SVP of Engineering

Tamara Rubbelke

Tamara Rubbelke

VP of Vendor Engagement

Wallace Reeves

Wallace Reeves

SVP of Client Operations

Lisa Dean

Lisa Dean

VP of Sales & Marketing

Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

VP of District Engagement

Alex Stasuk

Alex Stasuk

General Manager, Technology Operations

Who We Serve

GG4L is a membership based collaborative whose members adopt open industry standards, comply with student data privacy regulations and support schools in deploying EdTech solutions. School Passport, an iPaaS,  offers data integration and single sign-on and it’s free for schools. Enhanced features, such as Compass, allows schools to measure engagement, track outcomes, and validate the use of products.

  • Schools & Districts
  • EdTech Vendors

Impact Initiatives

GG4L is a public benefit corporation. We are mission driven. Our Impact Initiatives are sponsor-funded, managed programs that allow us to deploy education technology, address specific problems and measure the effectiveness of technology in schools. GG4L welcomes collaboration and support from companies and foundations committed to a shared vision and dedication to helping schools.

  • Safer Schools Initiative
  • Future-Proof Skills Initiative

Our Sponsors

GG4L is funded through corporate and philanthropic partnerships. As a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, we solicit financial pledges from various impact driven organizations to underwrite the operational expenses of our core platform and to subsidize the cost of EdTech solutions offered by the members of our collaborative. GG4L welcomes your support.

  • Lightspeed Systems
  • IBM Cloud
  • IMS Global
  • AWS
  • Google
  • Vonage

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