(PRWEB) August 07, 2011
AlphaBEST Education, Inc., a leader in after-school programming, announced it has completed the acquisition of School-Age NOTES, a publisher of timely and innovative resources for after-school professionals. With this acquisition, AlphaBEST Education is expanding its commitment to serve the after-school field. The companies’ combined strengths will create an innovative opportunity to blend the most current resources with best practices.
Published since 1980, School-Age NOTES is the longest running national newsletter exclusively for the after-school field. Published 12 times a year, this monthly newsletter for after-school professionals includes timely articles on a wide range of subjects and a calendar filled with activities to assist with planning for the coming month. School-Age NOTES also offers after-school program directors and staff members a daily e-mail and publishes resources on administration and training, fitness and games, guidance and discipline, and leadership.
“We are delighted to welcome School-Age NOTES to the AlphaBEST company,” said Judy Nee, Executive Vice President and General Manager of AlphaBEST. “School-Age NOTES has been an integral resource for after-school leaders and program staff members. Its publications and newsletter stand alone in the field and will continue to keep practitioners up to date and well prepared."
AlphaBEST Education, Inc, designs and operates academically focused extended day programs that offer opportunities for elementary school students to learn, develop, explore, and have fun beyond the normal school day. AlphBEST partners with school districts to provide customized before-, after- and summer-school programs for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. AlphaBEST’s academically focused programming allows children to explore technology, fitness, drama, interest clubs and foreign languages in a safe, educational environment.