Our Parent Company

At Excel Education Systems, our mission is to be the country’s most respected provider of accredited digital learning products and services. We have established a culture that supports our team members so they can provide exceptional service to our students and educational partners.

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by Excel Education Systems

Founded in 2005, Excel Education Systems is a leading provider of K-12 and post-secondary, accredited distance education services, serving students and schools around the country and around the world. Excel Education Systems is a for-purpose organization dedicated to transforming the way students learn. Our school system is currently comprised of two digital learning schools Excel High School, Northgate Academy, and a post-secondary career school Washington Technical Institute. In 2020, Excel acquired Train the Brain online tutoring and homework help service. Lastly, two projects still in-development - tools to optimize learning outcomes, EasyGrader and Learn Star.

Corporate Systems Accreditation Status

Excel Education Systems is Corporately Accredited by Cognia, the parent organization of The North Central Association CASI, the Southern Association of Colleges and School CASI, and the Northwest Accrediting Commission.
Cognia is a nationally recognized accrediting agency dedicated to advancing excellence in education worldwide. Cognia provides accreditation, research, and professional services to 34,000 schools and school systems—employing more than four million educators and enrolling more than 20 million students—across the United States and 70 other nations.
Parents and interested community members can learn more about the Cognia Accreditation Process at www.cognia.org.

Excel Education Systems holds district accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Middle States Association is a worldwide leader in accreditation and school improvement. For over 130 years, Middle States has been helping school leaders establish and reach their goals, develop strategic plans, promote staff development, and advance student achievement.

Post-Secondary Accreditation: Washington Technical Institute is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as an institution of higher learning. WTI is recognized by the US Department of Education as an accredited post-secondary institution.

EES Brands

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AI grading application, which provides immediate, unbiased feedback in response to student submissions. This application detects the use of AI in submissions, plagiarism, and provides expedited and consistent grading to all students.


AI-based tutor offering personalized learning experiences, adapting to individual student need. This innovative tool provides real-time assistance, interactive learning paths, and targeted feedback, making education more accessible and effective for users.