WASHINGTON, June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Great Minds®, the nonprofit which created Eureka Math™ and Wit & Wisdom™, has named Julie Huston Director of Sales.
Julie Huston brings 15 years of experience serving K-12 educators to guiding curriculum (print and digital) and professional development sales for the rapidly growing nonprofit.
Until recently, she was head of sales for Motion Math, a producer of math games. From 2002 to 2012, she led the sales team at Archipelago Learning (now Edmentum) and was instrumental in rolling out Study Island, Archipelago's core product line, to more than 22,000 schools across the U.S. and Canada.
At Great Minds, Huston will lead a sales team that recently doubled in size to address demand from districts nationwide for Eureka Math and Wit & Wisdom, a new English Language Arts curriculum serving grades K-8.
"Julie's many years serving America's educators, coupled with her experience in guiding other challenger organizations through rapid growth, make her an ideal addition to the Great Minds leadership team," said COO Joe Heider.
"Leading the sales team at Great Minds is unlike any opportunity I've encountered before," Huston said. "The excitement around Eureka Math and Wit & Wisdom is uncommon and inspiring."
About Great Minds
A group of education leaders founded the non-profit Great Minds in 2007 to define and encourage knowledge-rich comprehensive education for all students. Great Minds' Eureka Math curriculum has won accolades at the state and national levels, and was the first comprehensive math curriculum aligned to the Common Core State Standards at every grade. Great Minds' new ELA curriculum, Wit & Wisdom, launched nationally in the fall of 2016. Crafted by teachers collaborating with subject area experts, the curriculum taps the power of literature, history and science to meet the expectations of the new standards. With Eureka Math and Wit & Wisdom, Great Minds is the only organization to have K-8 curricula awarded "Tier-1" status for excellence by the Louisiana Department of Education in both ELA and mathematics.
To learn more, visit GreatMinds.org
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