New York, NY (PRWEB) November 07, 2012
Haights Cross Communications, including premier publishers Triumph Learning and Recorded Books, is pleased to announce that Ron Huberman has joined its board of directors. Huberman is currently an operating executive with Chicago private equity firms Prairie Capital and Chicago Growth Partners. Previously, his 16 years in Chicago city government spanned the police department and the public school system. Ron served as Assistant Deputy Superintendent of Police, Executive Director of Emergency Management and Communications, Chief of Staff to Mayor Daley, President of the Chicago Transit Authority, and CEO/Superintendent of Chicago Public Schools.
Ron Huberman is recognized for his vision, innovation, and high achievement. While serving Chicago’s public school system, Ron initiated sweeping reforms, including online assessments, new accountability measures, and a first-of-its kind student safety plan. As the mayor’s chief of staff, he created an extensive performance management system that ensured accountability across the city’s many departments and agencies. Since leaving the city school system, Huberman has founded a company in the education technology space.
Ron currently serves on the boards of Specialized Education Services, Reliance Communications, Navman Wireless, and Rush University Medical Center. Haights Cross Communications is delighted to welcome Ron and his many talents to its executive board.
About Haights Cross Communications:
Haights Cross Communications encompasses several top imprints that meet the diverse needs of every classroom and school and public library. Triumph Learning is the leading publisher of standards-aligned, K-12 instructional materials and proven curriculum solutions—serving 21st –century learners with a mix of interactive digital tools and innovative student texts. Recorded Books delivers the highest quality recordings of unabridged literature, college lectures, language learning courses, digital magazines, and much more. Visit http://www.haightscross.com to learn more.