Driving Student Success
Through Service and Innovation

About Hawkes Learning

Hawkes Learning is a trailblazing educational software company at the forefront of innovation since 1979. Hawkes was very early in recognizing how technology could revolutionize the learning process and exponentially increase student engagement. Our cutting-edge platform seamlessly blends quality curriculum with AI-based tutoring and a proven mastery learning pedagogy to empower students in their academic journey. Hawkes provides an intelligent and highly effective learning environment that expands the reach of instructors beyond the classroom and drives better student learning outcomes.

The Hawkes Experience

For decades, Hawkes has been a trusted partner of the educational community, offering reliable and innovative learning experiences in our shared pursuit of student success. We firmly believe that every aspect of our customers' experience is an integral part of our product. Our unwavering commitment to excellence is embodied in five core principles:

  • Student-Centered Innovation: As the needs of students and educators evolve, we continuously adapt our solutions to meet these changes.
    • Throughout the 2022-2023 academic year, Hawkes' integrated AI tutor supported nearly 50 million student interactions, contributing to improved comprehension and knowledge retention.
    • Our system has evolved from more than 30 years of incorporating user feedback.
    • The unique three-mode learning path and adaptive competency-based approach ensures students master course content.
    • Hawkes is the only platform to provide intelligent, error-specific feedback, allowing students to learn from their own mistakes in real time.

  • Simplicity & Convenience: Hawkes makes learning accessible anytime, anywhere, and on any device.
    • Straightforward and user-friendly interface for easy navigation.
    • Students benefit from the intuitive three-step learning path: Learn, Practice, and Certify.
    • Seamless integration with learning management systems including Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle, and Brightspace simplifies course management.

  • Community & Collaboration: Joining the Hawkes community means never walking the educational journey alone.
    • Instructor-led webinars and curated content offer practical and relevant opportunities for professional development.
    • Workshops, focus groups, and online communities encourage collaboration across institutions.
    • Experienced and knowledgeable customers volunteer insights and implementation guidance.

  • No-Wait Service: At Hawkes Learning, we understand the value of time and ensure that you and your students won't have to wait for assistance when you need it. Our dedicated employees are always ready to respond promptly to your needs.
    • No phone menus – instructors and students speak with a live person within 4 rings.
    • Support is never outsourced.
    • 24/7 live chat.

  • Guaranteed Reliability: As a technology company rooted in software development, Hawkes understands the importance of providing a reliable experience you can depend on.
    • We promise at least 99.99% server uptime.
    • We use secure, cloud-based backup systems.

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Careers at Hawkes Learning

Constant learning, creativity, and good old-fashioned hard work are what we bring to the table each and every day. Our employees are passionate individuals dedicated to helping students and educators gain confidence and success through the learning process. Constant growth is what makes this possible, so we're always looking for great minds in the software and publishing industry.

Headquartered in the neighborhood of Mount Pleasant, just outside of Charleston, South Carolina, Hawkes employees provide the hospitality and friendliness associated with our charming location while maintaining the quality and diligence on which our history is built.

Our customers expect excellence from us, and we bring it to them through exceptional service, student-centered innovation, collaboration, and community growth.

We love it here, and you will too. If you think you've got what it takes, apply now!  

Check out our current openings on LinkedIn or apply to any open role here.

For questions or to submit a resume to our Talent Team, please contact us at careers@hawkeslearning.com.

Perks of Working at Hawkes

Building Community

We strive to foster a strong sense of community and wellbeing among our team with activities including:

  • Meditation classes, yoga classes, and mental health resources
  • Interest-based huddles to encourage connectivity & inclusivity
  • Slack community groups to meet like-minded teammates

Sharing and Celebrating

The best motivation is appreciation! Monthly birthday & work anniversary celebrations, virtual events like the Hawkes Olympic games, raffles, weeklong employee appreciation celebrations and contests are just a few of the ways we choose to embody our enthusiasm and recognize our employees.

Where we Work

Headquartered in beautiful Charleston, S.C. with teammates across the country, Hawkes is home to a diverse group of employees ready to welcome you with open arms! Whether you're in the office or working remotely you'll always feel connected to your team, our community, and the Hawkes mission.

Giving Back

Our belief that things get solved when you get involved reaches far beyond the walls of our office. Whether it's participating in charitable events, reaching out to the local community or improving the environment, Hawkes has a long history of giving back.

In accordance with our education-first mission, Hawkes continues to support a growing list of education-related causes benefitting schools & youth:

  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Angel Tree Holiday Gift Donations
  • School Supply Drive and Donations
  • Reading Partners
  • Beyond Our Walls, a local non-profit providing a Learning Center, Activity Center, and helpful resource to families in need

Our Mission

Driving Student Success Through Service and Innovation

Our Values

Unity

Focus on teamwork, collaboration, and community to drive the mission of the company forward together.


Service

Provide a superior service experience from product creation to interactions with both customers and colleagues.


Adaptability

Be agile, flexible, and open-minded towards change to expand our impact through new opportunities


Our Leadership

G. Scott Virkler
G. Scott Virkler
Chief Executive Officer
Brad Johnson
Brad Johnson
Chief Financial Officer
Amy Reed Flanagan
Amy Reed-Flanagan
Vice President of Marketing
and Customer Success
Marcel Prevuznak
Marcel Prevuznak
Vice President of Research
and Development
Christin Jamery
Christin Jamery
Vice President of Sales
Rachel Christensen
Rachel Christensen
Director of Human Resources