“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring NESI into the Catapult family,” said Stuart Udell, President and CEO of Catapult Learning.
New Jersey (PRWEB) June 26, 2012
Catapult Learning, a leading Intervention Service Provider for K-12 Schools, today announced that it has acquired NonPublic Educational Services, Inc. (NESI), a leading provider of intervention services, charter school support services, and military education and training programs.
Headquartered in Salem, MA, with offices around the country, NESI operates in over 18 states and serves over 15,000 students annually. This acquisition brings together the two largest national providers of instructional services to non-public schools and over 70 years of combined experience.
"We are pleased to be adding an organization that complements our instructional programs, while also allowing us to expand into military education and language training, charter school services, and virtual high school instruction,” said Stuart Udell, President and CEO of Catapult Learning. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring NESI into the Catapult family.”
“Providing intervention support services to struggling learners is at the heart of everything we do,” stated Robert Crosby, President and CEO of NESI. “By joining forces with Catapult Learning, we now have the opportunity to serve even more students.”
Parchman Vaughan served as the investment banking advisor to NESI.
About Catapult Learning
For more than three decades, Catapult Learning has been helping schools close the achievement gap. Schools nationwide have turned to Catapult Learning for the very best in instructional services, professional development, and specialized services. Today, Catapult Learning’s network of 3,800 teachers, coaches, and counselors deliver programs to over 1,500 public, non-public, and charter schools throughout the country. For more information, please visit http://www.catapultlearning.com, like our Facebook page, or follow us on Twitter.
Founded in 1978, NESI provides educational services in four main areas: Title I programs to public and non-public schools, charter school services, virtual high school programs, and military education and training programs. NESI’s online programs are accredited by AdvancED-SACS, and DETC. In addition, NESI is AdvancED certified as an education company. NESI operates in 18 states and serves over 15,000 students. Robert H. Crosby, the majority owner of NESI grew up in Salem on Gallows Hill, and attended the old Bowditch school. He has lived in Marblehead for the past 20 years. For more information, please visit: http://www.nesieducation.org/.