The best educational websites will be named by the Web Marketing Association in the 26th annual WebAward competition

Boston, MA, April 07, 2022 — ( — The Web Marketing Association is looking for the world’s best educational websites in its 26th annual WebAward international competition for web development at The WebAwards are the standards-setting competition that sets benchmarks for 96 industries, including education, schools, and college websites, based on the seven criteria for a successful website. The deadline for educational websites to enter to be judged is May 31, 2022.

“The education industry is very competitive when it comes to web development and needs to be so because of the expectations of its young consumers,” said William Rice, president of the Web Marketing Association. “Education websites tend to target young people and their parents. Today’s students have grown up with the Internet and expect to be impressed by an educational institution. »

Education websites are judged on seven criteria, including design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, writing, and ease of use. Each WebAward entry in the Education category is judged against other entries in the field of education and then against an overall standard of excellence.

All education participants benefit from valuable feedback in terms of specific criteria scores compared to their industry average scores. They may also receive specific feedback from the professional WebAward judges on their website development efforts.

WebAward winners in the education categories will also receive:
Beautiful statue or certificate of achievement
Increased visibility for their business
Marketing opportunity to promote company website to media
Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help with SEO
· A highlight for your resume.
Admiration from peers, friends and colleagues

Each year, the Web Marketing Association names the best in the industry for different education categories based on the score they receive from WebAward judges.

Recent winners of the Best Education Website include:

2021 – Forum One for I AM DETERMINED
2020 – Interactive backpack for PASSPORT 2 MARS
2019 – Blackbaud K–12 for Shipley School
2018 – BrandExtract for the City of Houston – Out 2 Learn
2017 – eSchoolView for Chagrin Falls School District
2016 – MasterClass for the MasterClass website
2015 – C&G Partners LLC for Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
2014 – Risdall Advertising Agency for Minneapolis School Finder
2013 – RED interactive agency to walk with the dinosaurs
2012 – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for Cure4Kids for Kids
2011 – Florida Institute of Technology for Florida Tech Decision Dashboard
2010 – Risdall Marketing Group for Mounds View Public Schools
2009 – American University for American University website
2007 – Creative Channel Services, LLC for Virgin Mobile – Train on Your Terms
2006 – National Geographic for Discover Antarctica
2005 – Disney Online for Hot Shot Business
2004 – General Motors for GMability Education
2003 – Disney Online for Hot Shot Business
2002 – Freddie Mac for Your Route to Homeownership

Recent winners of the Top Schools Website include:

2019 – Origo Ltd. Professions Dictionary Website and the VTC Vocational Training Council
2018 – Colburn School and mStoner, Inc. for the redesign of the Colburn School website
2017 – Final site for Brooks School
2016 – Blackboard Creative Services for Durham Public Schools
2015 – Blackboard Schoolwires Design Team for Barrington Community Unit School District 220
2014 – Bradley Chee Web Design for Granite Bay High School website
2013 – Brightlabs for Mentone Girls’ High School
2012 – Bluetube Interactive for UGA Performing Arts Center
2011 – WhippleHill Communications for Glenelg Country School
2010 – Designkitchen for Wheaton College’s 150th anniversary website
2009 – WhippleHill Communications for the Latin School of Chicago
2008 – WhippleHill Communications for Vail Mountain School
2007 – Tellus for Bethany School
2006 – WhippleHill Communications for St. George’s School
2005 – Tellus for West Clermont School District
2004 – eSiteful Corporation for Plano Independent School District

Recent winners of the Best University Website include:

2019 – Primacy for Suffolk University website
2018 – Knowble Media for the College of Illinois
2017 – The Culinary Institute of America for
2016 – for Ivy Tech Community College
2015 – Westwork for
2014 – Systems Alliance, Inc. for Stevenson University
2013 – Behavioral design for the Cooper Union website redesign
2012 – University marketing and communications for 30 days of EnTERPreneurship
2011 – Denison University and Fahlgren Mortine for TheDEN
2010 – Corey McPherson Nash for University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business
2009 – BrowserMedia for University of Maryland Women’s Basketball
2008 – Market United for Murdoch University Switching
2007 – The Art Institute of Pittsburgh for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh
2006 – Xavier University for The Way of Xavier
2005 – Geary Interactive for Sand Diego State University Timeline
2004 – School of Visual Arts website for the School of Visual Arts
2003 – 160over90 for Chestnut Hill College admission site
2002 – University of Houston for the University of Houston – Division of Academic Advancement

Educational websites may be considered for Best Educational Website 2022 and other education-related WebAwards at Web Award website.

The 2022 WebAwards are sponsored by the following leading organizations:, iContact and Webmaster Radio. The Web Marketing Association thanks these companies for their commitment to the entire online marketing community.

About the Web Awards

the Web Marketing Association was founded in 1997 to help set the gold standard for online marketing. Our world-renowned rewards programs, such as WebAward competition for website development, Internet Advertising Contest and the MobileWebAwards, recognize the people and organizations responsible for developing the most effective online marketing programs on the Internet today. Participants benefit from an evaluation of their marketing efforts by a professional jury and the marketing opportunities presented by being recognized as an award-winning web developer.

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