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Provider

Innovation in Education Group (IIE), a part of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)

Contact Information

Primary

Craig Pritchard
2015 East Aspen Ridge
Springville, UT 84663

Phone: (801) 636-8381
Email: craig.pritchard@hmhpub.com

Secondary

Debbie Jessen
1834 Swallow Hill Avenue
Henderson, NV 89012

Phone: (702) 501-5225
Email: deborah.jessen@hmhpub.com

General Information

Website: www.hmhinnovation.com
Screenshots / Demo: www.hmhinnovation.com
Effectiveness Data: www.hmhinnovation.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
- Middle
- High School
- District
Provides performance guarantees in contract: NO
Educational Services Provided Assessment
Content Curriculum Programs
Instruction
Professional Development
Technology
School and District Improvement
Specific Content Area :
Reading, Math

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

The following Colorado schools/districts use IIE products. The individuals listed above can provide contact information for these districts upon request.

Aims Community College
El Paso County School District 8
Envision Schools of Colorado
Jefferson County School District R-1
Littleton Public Schools
Mesa County Valley School District 51
Sheridan School District 2
Steamboat Springs School District R-2
Widefield School District 3

Recent References:

Clark County School District
5100 West Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Kim Sorenson, Coordinator of Supports and Services
(702) 799-5414 ext. 5763
ksorenson@interact.ccsd.net

South San Antonio Independent School District
5622 Ray Ellison Drive
San Antonio, TX 78242
Evelyn Trinidad, Director of Academics
(210) 977-7365
etrinidad@southsanisd.net

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

Due to the large number of customers across the country using IIE products, it is not feasible to provide a compilation of school and district contracts. However, we are pleased to provide a representative sample of our customers below.

Bay Village City School District
377 Dover Center Road
Bay Village, OH 44140
Larry Orrack, Curriculum Director
(440) 617-7311
lorrac@leeca.org

Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District
1445 N. Perry Road
Carrollton, TX 75006
Pam Smith, Coordinator of Mathematics
(972) 968-6146
smithp@cfbisd.edu

Fostoria City School District
500 Parkway Drive
Fostoria, OH 44830
Gail Getter, IT Director
(419) 435-8163
ggetter@fostoriaschools.org

Grand Prairie Independent School District
2602 South Beltline Drive
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Linda Ellis, Executive Director
(972) 264-6141
linda.ellis@gpisd.org

Iowa City Community School District
509 South Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Pam Ehly, Curriculum Director
(319) 688-1000
ehly.pam@iccsd.k12.ia.us

Irving Independent School District
2621 West Airport Freeway
Irving, TX 75062
Laura Caudill, Special Education Coordinator
(972) 600-5000
lcaudill@irvingisd.net

Keller Independent School District
Bluebonnet Elementary School
7000 Teal Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76137
Stacey Blevins, Principal
stacy.blevins@kellerisd.net

Meridian Independent School District
Meridian Elementary School
550 Yellow Jacket Drive
Meridian, TX 76665
Michelle Garza, Interventionist
(254) 435-2731
mgarza@meridianisd.org

Northside Independent School District
5900 Evers Road
San Antonio, TX 78238
Mary Esther Reynosa, Elementary Math Coordinator
(210) 397-8655
mary-esther.reynosa@nisd.net

Racine Unified School District
2220 Northwestern Avenue
Racine, WI 53404
Dr. Jose Martinez, ELL Program Director
(262) 631-7122
jose.martinez@racine.k12.wi.us

Tyler Independent School District
1501 West Connally
Tyler, TX 75701
Kim Tunnell, Executive Director of Curriculum and Staff Development
(903) 952-4000
kim.tunnell@tylerisd.org

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

The curricula and supplies provided by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) include the powerful brands of Rigby, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt School Publishers, Great Source, Holt McDougal, The Innovation in Education Group, Riverside, Saxon, Steck-Vaughn, and The Leadership and Learning Center.

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 K-12 educational resources and includes the following imprints and brands: Great Source, Holt McDougal, The Innovation in Education Group, Rigby, Riverside, Saxon, Steck-Vaughn, and The Leadership and Learning Center.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Innovation in Education Group (IIE) was formed with the express mission of transforming the educational technology market by developing and implementing creative 21st Century innovations. IIE's products include web-based curricula in Reading and Math.

Qualifications of Instructors/ Staff that Provide Services:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt'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:

Please contact the individuals listed above for price information.

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

As an integral part of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), the IIE Group provides web-based curricula in Reading and Math. 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. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt provides innovative and effective learning solutions for students in all grades that meet the needs of each individual student. Our 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?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 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 outstanding customer training and support to Colorado schools and districts to ensure the optimum use of our deliverables.

Sample of services offered for a school or district:

Under 500 Students:

The IIE Group 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:

The IIE Group 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:

The IIE Group 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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