Peoples Education Debuts ePath Knowledge Suite of Online Tools
on: October 8, 2009, 4:08 am
Education Launches ePath Knowledge™ Series of Online Tools
Saddle Brook, New Jersey, October 2, 2009—Peoples Educational
Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEDH), a leading provider of print and
online supplemental educational materials for the K–12 school
market, is pleased to announce the launch of their new ePath Knowledge™
series of online tools for educators to address specific needs
in schools. The initial launch of the ePath Knowledge™ series
consists of three distinct offerings: ePath Assess™—the
online formative assessment, progress monitoring, and reporting
platform, ePath Discovery™—a targeted, state-specific
online remediation and reporting system, and Practice Path™—the
ongoing skill building and standards and test practice system.
The tools share a common design featuring intuitive, easy-to-use
interfaces, visually based reporting, and customized, state-specific
are extremely excited about our new ePath Knowledge™ offerings
and the potential of these tools to make a significant impact
in K–12 schools,” said Brian Beckwith, President and
CEO. “The tools in the ePath Knowledge™ series work
together to deliver an integrated solution or as standalone offerings
to fill in the ‘missing piece’ of any existing solution.
This flexibility, combined with our high-quality content, user-friendly
design, renowned service and support, and affordable pricing will
make ePath Knowledge™ a ‘go to’ solution for
had the opportunity to pilot Practice Path™ for our summer
Jump Start program,” said Stephanie Shaffer, Basic Skills
Instructor from Franklin Township School District, NJ. “I
honestly have to say the program has a lot to offer for both the
teachers and students. I found the program offered a wide array
of usable information and the students loved it. Because of our
summer experience, we are going to use the program this school
ePath Knowledge™ offerings allow local and state level education
agencies to provide powerful, state-specific tools accessible
via any computer with an available connection to the Internet.
Each ePath Knowledge™ tool addresses distinct educational
needs while straightforward, visually based reports promote informed
classroom instruction, so educators can readily identify the needs
of each student or groups of students. The ePath Knowledge™
tools are available in the following geographic areas: The ePath
Assess™ solution is available in all 11 of Peoples Education’s
current states (AZ, CA, FL, GA, IL, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TX, and VA),
while ePath Discovery™ is currently available in California
and Texas only and Practice Path™ is currently available
in California, Texas, and New Jersey with more states to come.
For additional information about Peoples Education ePath Knowledge™
tools, go to www.PeoplesEducation.com.
Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc.
Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc. is a publisher and marketer
of print and electronic educational materials for the K–12
school market. The Company focuses its efforts in three market
areas: Test Preparation, Assessment, and Instruction
Preparation and Assessment: The Company creates and sells state-customized,
print and electronic, test preparation and assessment materials
that help teachers prepare students for success in school and
for required state proficiency tests, grades 2–12.
The Company produces and sells proprietary state-customized print
worktexts and print and Web-based delivered assessments, for grades
2–8. These products provide students with in-depth instruction
and practice in reading, language arts, and mathematics. In addition,
the Company’s backlist remedial and multicultural products
are included in this group.
The Company distributes K–8 supplemental literacy materials
for three publishers, on an exclusive basis in the United States.
These materials include an extensive selection of leveled reading
materials; high-interest engaging resources for striving readers;
series that integrate reading, science, and social studies; and
selections and strategies for English language learners.
The Company distributes instructional materials that meet the
academic standards high schools require for honors, college preparation,
and Advanced Placement courses. The Company is the exclusive high
school distributor for two major college publishers and also creates
proprietary supplemental materials for this market. The Company's
proprietary products are supplemental in nature. They are predominately
soft-cover, high gross profit margin titles that can be sold efficiently
through the Company's direct sales force, as well as through catalogs,
direct mail, telemarketing, and independent commission sales representatives.
Distributed products are both basal and supplemental in nature.
Victoria Kiely, Chief Marketing Officer
Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc.
299 Market Street
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663