GREENSBORO, N.C., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carson-Dellosa Publishing, LLC, a leader in supplemental educational resources for Pre-K-grade 8, announced the appointment of Linda Koons as Senior Vice President of Product and Digital Development. Ms. Koons will provide leadership and direction to continue the legacy Carson-Dellosa has built over the last 35 years in developing educationally sound and innovative supplementary resources for teachers and parents of children in Pre-K through grade 8. She will also marshal the development of digital content essential for providing students with the tools they need to develop 21st century learning skills.
"We are thrilled to have Linda join the Carson-Dellosa team," said Judy Harris, CEO of Carson-Dellosa. "Linda brings a wealth of experience in the education sector and an entrepreneurial spirit to help our brand grow and thrive for years to come. She is truly a leader in the creation of world-class educational products that have reached millions of teachers, children, and parents. To have an experienced veteran of the education industry such as Linda join Carson-Dellosa is highly advantageous and will be instrumental as we continue to expand our scope and flourish within the education industry."
"As our nation recognizes and increasingly prioritizes the role of early childhood education, 21st century learning skills and initiatives like STEM, I am excited to join a company that is so highly committed to working with our key constituencies to make a difference in the lives of children both at school and at home," said Ms. Koons. "Carson-Dellosa's presence with digital content delivery, summer learning, early childhood curriculum and resources, and leading product lines like Singapore Math and Spectrum all demonstrate our leadership to continue to provide enriching learning experiences which will enable our children to compete on a global scale."
Before joining Carson-Dellosa, Ms. Koons provided independent product development and consulting services to a variety of major companies and organizations and most recently worked with an educational technology start-up to create and launch a new digital curriculum for schools. Prior to that, Linda was Executive Vice President and Publisher of Haights Cross Communications and throughout her career held several senior management positions at Scholastic, Inc., including Senior Vice President and Publisher of the Education Group.
Linda has a BA and M Ed in Education. She began her career in the classroom as a Reading Specialist.
About Carson-Dellosa Publishing, LLC
Carson-Dellosa is a leading creator and publisher of innovative and award-winning educational media. We have been making learning fun for 35 years. We provide teachers and parents from around the world with innovative solutions for their 21st century students. Our books, decoratives, games and manipulatives brighten the classroom, inspire the students and are the leading choice of teachers and parents. The company's respected brands include: American Education Publishing, Spectrum, Summer Bridge Activities, Frank Schaffer, Brighter Child, Key Education, Judy Instructo, Mark Twain, and High Reach Learning. Visit Carson-Dellosa Publishing, LLC at www.carsondellosa.com.
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