King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) September 20, 2011
Bruce Bierwirth, EVP of Sales for American Reading Company, announced today that Kate Henry has been named Account Manager for Kentucky, Southern Indiana, and Southern Ohio. In this position Ms. Henry will work to expand the company’s nationally recognized award-winning programs to school districts across these states. Today, more than a million students in 2,100 schools across 420 districts in 41 states participate in the company’s programs. The newly adopted Common Core State Standards serve as the structural model for all American Reading Company instructional resources and professional development solutions, which include ACTION 100 and 100 BOOK CHALLENGE.
Ms. Henry has worked in educational sales for more than a decade across Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio. Most recently she served as an Account Executive for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She also worked for Performance Pathways, ETS and Classworks/NovaNET.
“I’m delighted that Kate is joining the American Reading Company team,” said Bierwirth. “She brings broad experience in working with school and district leadership teams to customize programs that meet local needs. She is also extraordinarily passionate about our company’s mission for every child in America to read on or above grade level.”
According to Ms. Henry, “I have spent more than ten years working with educators and am excited by this opportunity to bring American Reading programs to more schools and districts. The quality of the company’s classroom-embedded training and teacher supports is simply unmatched.
Ms. Henry was born in Hamilton, Ohio. She received her Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Ohio University in Athens.
About American Reading Company
American Reading Company transforms school cultures to create sustainable reading achievement through training, management, and monitoring. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in King of Prussia, PA. Today, more than a million students in 2,100 schools across 420 districts in 41 states participate in the company’s programs, which include ACTION 100, 100 BOOK CHALLENGE, and RESEARCH LABS.