Teacher Created Resources, a leading publisher of supplemental educational materials, announced today that they have acquired Edupress, a Wisconsin-based publishing company. Edupress publishes standards-based language arts, math, science, and social studies materials for PreK through eighth grade. They have a diverse line of learning materials, including reading comprehension and literacy tools, classroom games, and top quality classroom décor.
"We are excited to be able to continue offering a brand of products that has been trusted by teachers for over 35 years. Teacher Created Resources and Edupress have always had the same goals, to provide creative and innovative materials to educators. Now that Edupress is part of the Teacher Created Resources family, their award- winning products will continue to be available to teachers everywhere," said Darin Smith, president of Teacher Created Resources. "The similarities between the two companies make it a natural fit and give us an exciting opportunity to expand our offerings."
The Edupress line of best-selling products, including Splat™, My Own Books™, In a Flash™ series of flashcards, and materials featuring the beloved Pete the Cat™® will now be sold and fulfilled from the Teacher Created Resources offices in Garden Grove, CA.
We are pleased to announce the TCR Customer Service Team was the winner of the Superior Customer Service Award at EdExpo 2015. This is the second consecutive year in a row that TCR has won the prestigious award. We are truly appreciative and honored to have an outstanding customer service team.
WESTMINSTER, CA. September 4, 2013. Teacher Created Resources, a leading publisher of supplementary educational materials, announced today it has acquired the decorative and handwriting product lines of Frog Street Press, a Texas-based publishing company. Frog Street is known for its "couture line" of classroom decorations. The acquisition launches Teacher Created Resources' new Signature Line of upscale products for use by teachers and parents.
"We are pleased to be able to offer these beautiful and effective products to our customers. Frog Street has built a significant presence in the marketplace, publishing for more than 20 years. We will build upon their success and seamlessly place their products in our existing markets," said Darin Smith, president of Teacher Created Resources. "The similarities between our companies make it a natural fit and give us a great opportunity to expand our offerings to teachers and parents. We've been in this business for over 35 years, but it's always exciting to be able to offer new products to our customers."
Among Frog Street's best sellers are Double-Sided Borders, Create & Decorate packages, Pop-Outs with Pizzazz, Sassy Font Letters, and Smart Start™ handwriting products. Effective immediately, orders for these and other Frog Street decorative products will be fulfilled from Teacher Created Resources' distribution center in Westminster, California. For more information, visit www.teachercreated.com
Ron Chase, CEO of Frog Street stated, "Since the launch of the Frog Street Pre-K curriculum in 2011, we've been on a journey that has transformed us into a content company focused on creating the very best early childhood curriculum. The sale of our decorative and handwriting product lines enables us to move toward our goal of developing more content that will support early childhood teachers and help assure the success of children ages 0-8."
About Teacher Created Resources
Teacher Created Resources is a leading publisher of supplementary educational materials for use at school and at home by students at the preschool, elementary, and middle school levels. The company has published quality books and decorative products for over 35 years and distributes those products through retail stores and websites around the world.