MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), the world leader in crisis prevention and de-escalation training, today announced that they have finalized the acquisition of UK-based Pivotal Education Ltd, an award-winning education consultancy and training company.
The acquisition of Pivotal Education will enable CPI to extend and deepen its customer reach in the education sector. The products and services provided by CPI and Pivotal Education are complementary and the combined businesses will offer education markets across the globe unrivaled solutions and provide the best care, welfare, safety, and security to everyone.
Martyn Dadds, Managing Director of CPI international offices based in the UK said:
"These are exciting times for CPI and we're delighted to be working with Paul and Ellie Dix and the team at Pivotal Education
"With Pivotal Education as part of our fast growing team, it will enable us to combine their expertise with our own extensive behavior management experience and provide even better and broader solutions for our customers."
Paul Dix, Chief Executive Officer at Pivotal Education, added:
"CPI and Pivotal are a perfect match. Our values, expertise and commitment to safer environments for young people are beautifully aligned. The whole team at Pivotal are excited. We are determined to take Pivotal behavior programs to thousands more schools and colleges. With CPI we know that more teachers and students than ever will benefit from calm focused classrooms that manage behavior brilliantly."
CPI (www.crisisprevention.com) is an international training organization committed to best practice and safe behavior management methods that focus on prevention. Through a variety of specialized programs and innovative resources CPI's training educates and empowers, creating safe and respectful work environments. With this knowledge and the skills learned professionals are able to enrich both their own lives, and the lives of the individuals in their care. CPI provides de-escalation and intervention training for professionals working within the health, education, social care, mental health, and learning disability sectors. More than one million people receive CPI training every year in more than 17,000 facilities around the world by more than 31,000 certified instructors.
Pivotal Education Ltd (www.pivotaleducation.com) is an education training consultancy working across the whole of the UK and internationally. Pivotal Education is the leading specialist in behavior and classroom management in the UK. Over 1,000 schools and colleges use the Pivotal approach to behavior management, a proven system that works in every classroom, with every adult, and every learner.From high performing mainstream schools and schools with challenging situations to vast Further Education colleges, from Independent Schools to Free Schools and Multi-Academy Trusts, from early years to adult, Pivotal Education serves a wide array of education professionals.
For further information contact:
Geoff Turner, Marketing & Communications Manager
Crisis Prevention Institute UK offices
01782 940 055
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SOURCE Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI)