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Provider

Rigby, HMH Supplemental Publishers, Inc., a part of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company (HMH)

Contact Information

Primary

Jill Weber
3703 Glenneryre Drive
Longmont, CO 80503

Phone: (303) 946-8465
Email: jill.weber@hmhpub.com

Secondary

Carolyn Burtner
7593 S. Cove Circle
Centennial, CO 80122

Phone: (866) 478-7468
Email: carolyn.burtner@hmhpub.com

General Information

Website: rigby.hmhco.com/en/rigby.htm
Screenshots / Demo: www.hawebmedia.com/lbd_app/menu.html
Effectiveness Data: hmheducation.com/literacybydesign/resources_2.php
Type of Organization: For Profit Company
Organization is best described as: For-Profit
Age of Firm / Number of Years in Operation: Since 1941, 70 years
Level(s) services may be provided: - Elementary
- Middle
- High School
- District
Provides performance guarantees in contract: NO
Educational Services Provided Assessment
Content Curriculum Programs
Curriculum Alignment
Dropout Prevention and Intervention Services
Instruction
Professional Development
Student
Family and Community Support
Technology
School and District Improvement
Diagnostic Review
Specific Content Area :
Reading, Language Arts, Math

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

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

Adams 12 Five Star Schools
Aurora Public Schools
Boulder Valley School District Re2
Canon City School District Re1
Cherry Creek School District 5
Denver Public School District 1
Eagle County School Dist R-50-J
Jefferson County School District R-1
Mesa County Valley School District 51
St. Vrain Valley School District Re1j

Recent References:

Adams 12 Five Star School District
Bette Burkey, K-12 Literacy Coordinator
Bette.burkey@adams12.org
(720) 972-4278

Canyon City Schools
Carole Brown
Director or Instruction and Assessment
brownc@canyoncityschools.org
(719) 276-5715

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

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 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.

In addition to those references listed above, HMH Supplemental Publishers, Inc. provides products/services in all 50 states.

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

HMH Supplemental Publishers, of which Rigby is a part, is legally qualified to transact all business and does not need special licenses. HMH Supplemental Publishers, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware on December 17, 1985. HMH Supplemental represents the Rigby, Saxon, and Steck-Vaughn imprints.

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.

Rigby publishes differentiated resources for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 in the areas of Reading, Language Arts, English language learners, Spanish, intervention, assessment, and enrichment. These resources are research-based and have been proven for over 20 years. Rigby publishes innovative and effective learning solutions that meet the needs of each individual student. Rigby also offers research-based professional development in the areas of Reading and Language Arts.

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 or see the Rigby catalog at http://vihmh.impelsys.com/hmhcatalog_updated/index.php?catalog=0/1/0.

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, Rigby publishes differentiated resources for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 in the areas of Reading, Language Arts, English Language Learners, Spanish, intervention, assessment, and enrichment. These resources are research-based and have been proven for over 20 years. Rigby publishes innovative and effective learning solutions that meet the needs of each individual student. Rigby also offers research-based professional development in the areas of Reading and Language Arts.
Rigby 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. Rigby 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, or other educational facility 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 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:

For a complete list of Rigby products in Reading, English as a Second Language, Early Childhood, and Leveled and Guided Reading, see http://rigby.hmhco.com/en/products/browse_category.htm.

Rigby 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's 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:

For a complete list of Rigby products in Reading, English as a Second Language, Early Childhood, and Leveled and Guided Reading, see http://rigby.hmhco.com/en/products/browse_category.htm.

Rigby 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's 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:

For a complete list of Rigby products in Reading, English as a Second Language, Early Childhood, and Leveled and Guided Reading, see http://rigby.hmhco.com/en/products/browse_category.htm.

Rigby 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's 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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