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As a District of Columbia Qualified High Technology Company and a women-owned small business, Triad Interactive specializes in web-based software for higher education and beyond. We provide learning and assessment content for students and a full range of learning management tools for instructors. Bringing innovation and experience to every project, we design, develop, and deliver interactive training and educational programs that deliver meaningful results.

 

Triad’s flagship programs are SIMnet® Online a simulated Microsoft Office learning and assessment application – and GDP 11e – an online keyboarding and word processing program – both developed for and distributed by McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

 

Cheri Manning is the president and co-owner of Triad Interactive. She is the author of the Microsoft Excel and Access content for the Skills Approach series and SIMnet. She has been authoring instructional content for these applications for more than 12 years.

 

Cheri began her career as an Aerospace Education Specialist with the Education Division of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), where she produced materials for K-12 instructors and students. Prior to founding Triad, Cheri was a project manager with Compact Publishing, where she managed the development of McGraw-Hill’s Multimedia MBA CD-ROM series.

 

Catherine Manning Swinson is the vice president and co-owner of Triad Interactive. She is the author of the Microsoft Word and PowerPoint content for the Skills Approach series and SIMnet. She also authors SIMnet content for Microsoft Outlook, Windows, and Internet Explorer. She has been authoring instructional content for these applications for more than 12 years.

 

Catherine began her career at Compact Publishing, one of the pioneers in educational CD-ROM-based software. She was the lead designer at Compact and designed every edition of the TIME Magazine Compact Almanac form 1992 thorough 1996. In addition, she designed a number of other products with Compact, including the TIME Man of the Year program and the TIME 20th Century Almanac.