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Provider

Hougton Mifflin Harcourt School Publishers, a Division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)

Contact Information

Primary

Berna Faye Bowhan
1903 Wright Place
Suite 120
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Phone: (480) 270-9412
Email: berna.faye.bowhan@hmhpub.com

Secondary

Ray Rodriguez
1903 Wright Place
Suite 120
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Phone: (210) 490-9188
Email: raymundo.rodriguez@hmhpub.com

General Information

Website: www.hmhschool.com
Screenshots / Demo: www.hmhschool.com
Effectiveness Data: www.hmhschool.com
Type of Organization: For Profit Company
Organization is best described as: For-Profit
Age of Firm / Number of Years in Operation: 179
Level(s) services may be provided: - Elementary
Provides performance guarantees in contract: NO
Educational Services Provided Assessment
Content Curriculum Programs
Curriculum Alignment
Instruction
Professional Development
Student
Family and Community Support
Technology
Specific Content Area :
Reading, Language Arts, English Language Learners, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies, Afterschool and Summer School, Early Childhood

Name of Schools/ Districts that this organization has served in Colorado:

The following Colorado schools/districts use HMH School products. The individuals listed above can provide contact information for these districts upon request.
Adams County School District 14
Brighton School District 27-J
Cherry Creek School District 5
Colorado Springs School District 11
Falcon School District R-1
St. Vrain Valley School District 6
Weld County School District
Widefield School District 3

Recent References:

Juli A. Nieto, M.Ed.
DLEA Project Coordinator, Elementary Curriculum Specialist
Jefferson County Public Schools
Department for Learning and Educational Achievement
1829 Denver West Drive, Bldg #27
Golden, CO 80401
303-982-6603
jnieto@jeffco.k12.co.us

Cindie Togni
Elementary Math Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA)
Colorado Springs School District 11
1115 N. El Paso
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
719-520-2037
tognics@d11.org

David Sawtelle
K–12 Math Coordinator
Colorado Springs School District 11
1115 N. El Paso
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
719-520-2073
sawteda@d11.org

Greg George
K–12 Math Coordinator
St. Vrain Valley School District
395 Platte Parkway
Longmont, CO 80501
303-682-7247
george_gregory@svvsd.org

Name of Schools/ Districts that this organization has served in other states:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) provides products and services to schools and districts in all 50 states and around the world. For additional information about our customers, please contact the individuals listed above.

Qualifications of this Organization (licensure, trademark, etc.):

HMH knows that every successful project is supported by an outstanding and robust set of resources. HMH is dedicated to publishing and delivering a vast array of educational materials and services with the express purpose of providing students of all ages with the means to reach their full learning potential. HMH’s illustrious history, driven by a relentless desire by the industry’s top professionals to provide the finest research-based, scientifically proven products, is what sets our company apart as a leader in the educational marketplace.

HMH’s largest division is its Education Group, headed by Mike Lavelle. A vital partner in the current global education reform movement, the Education Group publishes a comprehensive set of best-in-class educational solutions, ranging from research-based textbook programs to instructional technology to standards-based assessments for students and educators. The HMH Education Group comprises three subgroups:

1. Comprehensive Curriculum Group, led by Rita Schaefer, focusing on the provision and support of basal textbooks and related services;
2. Specialized Solutions Group, focusing on the provision of supplemental curriculum and related services targeted to address districts’ most demanding challenges, including preventative solutions; and
3. Enterprise Solutions Group, led by Russ Carlson, focusing on the provision and support of data management systems, assessments, content, technology, and related services to drive holistic, results-oriented solutions.

Together, these three business units address all segments of the educational market in the United States and around the world and are committed to fostering an environment of innovation and customer focus.

In 2007, the Houghton Mifflin School Division merged with Harcourt School Publishers, effectively creating the premier provider of elementary school curricula. Harcourt School Publishers had provided exemplary textbooks and related instructional materials since 1919. Houghton Mifflin School Publishers offered comprehensive programs in Science, Reading, Language Arts, Mathematics, and Social Studies as well as integrated Pre-Kindergarten curriculum, Reading and Math intervention, and professional development. Together, as the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Education Group, the organization is now the preeminent publisher of Grades K–12 educational resources.

Qualifications of Instructors/ Staff that Provide Services:

HMH’s staff of more than 3,600 professionals possesses a wealth of experience in education and business, with many holding advanced degrees. Our office-based staff, which includes our product development and management teams, is augmented by a nationwide network of consultants, sales representatives, professional development personnel, and regional managers. Our entire staff has extensive experience working on-site with a wide range of clients, including state agencies, large school districts, and individual private schools to ensure they are realizing the full potential of our products and services.

Cost:

Product prices can be found by contacting the individuals listed above or at the following website: http://customercare.hmhco.com/csrportal/catalogHome.do.

Explanation of how we are able to provide differentiated services to meet the individual needs of schools and districts.

As an integral part of HMH, HMH School Publishers offers standards-based resources for reading, writing, language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science. Our portfolio of recognized products aims to promote a continuous cycle of instruction and assessment that empowers students of every learning style to explore their full academic potential. We also offer state-specific programs and services, summer school programs, digital classroom solutions, and professional development. Customers have a wealth of knowledge and experience at their reach, with consultative services, educator training, product training and product-aligned courses designed to meet the needs of today’s students and educators. HMH provides innovative and effective learning solutions for students in all grades that meet the needs of each individual student. Great Source’s products focus on standards-based resources and related services targeted to address districts’ most demanding challenges, including preventative solutions. Our consultants will work with each school/district to determine which products and services best meet the educational needs of students, selecting from the many available within our catalog.

How will we evaluate our services and support to schools and districts and its effectiveness in school/ district/ student achievement?

HMH will work with Colorado districts and schools to evaluate the effectiveness of our materials and services. As a leading educational publisher of print and electronic products, HMH is continually revising its product lines to remain on the cutting-edge of the field in order to provide educators with the data and tools necessary to meet the evolving needs of today’s students. We will be pleased to collaborate with Colorado educators to develop an evaluation process that will demonstrate how our products and services improve student achievement. In addition, we offer Colorado schools and districts outstanding customer training and support to ensure the optimum use of our deliverables.

Sample of services offered for a school or district:

Under 500 Students:

HMH School Publishers provides a variety of products and services that support the education of students in schools and districts of all sizes. Our consultants and product specialists, as well as our customer service staff, work closely with each customer to determine what products and services meet the school or district’s needs. Services include printed or electronic materials coupled with product training and support, as well as professional development related to the use of the products.

500-1000 Students:

HMH School Publishers provides a variety of products and services that support the education of students in schools and districts of all sizes. Our consultants and product specialists, as well as our customer service staff, work closely with each customer to determine what products and services meet the school or district’s needs. Services include printed or electronic materials coupled with product training and support, as well as professional development related to the use of the products.

1000+ Students:

HMH School Publishers provides a variety of products and services that support the education of students in schools and districts of all sizes. Our consultants and product specialists, as well as our customer service staff, work closely with each customer to determine what products and services meet the school or district’s needs. Services include printed or electronic materials coupled with product training and support, as well as professional development related to the use of the products.

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