HotChalk is an education technology company founded in 2004. Edward M. Fields is founder, chairman and CEO. Before establishing HotChalk, Fields was founder and CEO of ProductFactory. The HotChalk Media Group (formally HotChalk Network) comprises approximately 80 web sites. HotChalk was named 2008 Codie Award finalist for "Best Education Solution" and won a 2007 Technology & Learning Award of Excellence for "Teacher Resources." HotChalk was awarded "Best in Class" in Education Innovation Network by Skysong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center.