MBS Direct to serve as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt distributor to private, charter schools
A veteran partner in learning for teachers, students and families, MBS Direct will market, sell and distribute HMH’s comprehensive range of K-12 curriculum
BOSTON, Mass. – March 24, 2014 — Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced a new partnership with trusted education content distributor MBS Direct. Through this partnership, MBS Direct will distribute HMH’s best-in-class educational content to private, parochial and charter school institutions throughout the United States. The partnership expands access to HMH’s quality education solutions while enhancing the customer experience and streamlining purchase and implementation processes.
A veteran partner in learning for teachers, students and families, MBS Direct will market, sell and distribute HMH’s comprehensive range of K-12 curriculum, which includes landmark programs such as GO Math! and Journeys. By combining HMH’s quality educational content and delivery technology with MBS Direct’s expertise in customized services and its MBS Direct Digital e-commerce platform, the partnership will create a seamless end-to-end customer experience.
“This partnership enables HMH and MBS to increase our focus on delivering high quality learning solutions to private, parochial and charter schools,” said Dan Cavalli, SVP, Adjacent Markets at HMH. “MBS Direct brings to the table deep market knowledge and decades of experience in all-in-one sales and servicing. Our customers are our top priority and this partnership creates a winning combination that places educators and students first.”
HMH is committed to providing all students and learning communities with innovative educational content that meets their individual needs. Journeys Common Core: Catholic Identity Edition is a unique Common Core State Standards-aligned reading program for grades K-6 that is naturally infused with Catholic values and principles and was built with guidance from a diocesan work group. HMH also offers the Charter Performance Program, a modular mix of content, technology, data and professional development solutions to help charter school to fulfill their goals and meet challenges with confidence.
“MBS Direct is proud to help schools nationwide achieve educational excellence,” said Bill Dampier, President and Chief Operating Officer, MBS Direct. “Like HMH, our commitment to customers is at the core of our business and we are excited to embark on this collaboration, bringing HMH’s resources to even more students.”