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Westchester K-12 Publishing Services Summit

by Kevin J. Gray, Managing Director, Westchester K-12 Publishing Services We launched the K-12 division just over a year ago, debuting at the AAP Content in Context forum. Westchester K-12 was founded on the belief that educational publishers deserved a higher level of product development support than they were receiving, and I was confident this…

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Marie’s Musings – May 2018

Thoughts on education, publishing, and other intellectual titillations – by Marie Brown, Consulting Editorial Project Director ***The following comments, views, and opinions are solely those of Marie Brown, and do not necessarily reflect those of Westchester Publishing Services, its management, and staff.*** QUOTE OF THE MONTH “Parents should boycott schools until gun laws are fixed.”  – Arne…

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Truly Inspiring! The World of Math at NCTM

by Dave Bailis, STEM Content Director, Westchester K-12 Publishing Services A couple of days spent in Washington, D.C., enjoying the beautiful, sunny spring weather, the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) national conference was perfectly timed and located. My colleague, Tim Cross, Westchester’s Business Development Manager joined me for this conference. As a former…

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Marie’s Musings – April 2018

Thoughts on education, publishing, and other intellectual titillations – by Marie Brown, Consulting Editorial Project Director *** The following comments, views, and opinions are solely those of Marie Brown, and do not necessarily reflect those of Westchester Publishing Services, its management and staff.*** QUOTE OF THE MONTH “…I honestly believe that if more people could read, write, and…

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Marie’s Musings – March 2018

Thoughts on education, publishing, and other intellectual titillations – by Marie Brown, Consulting Editorial Project Director ***The following comments, views, and opinions are solely those of Marie Brown, and do not necessarily reflect those of Westchester Publishing Services, its management, and staff.*** QUOTE OF THE MONTH “Never Again!” —  the rallying cry of the March for Our Lives…

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Cover to Cover: Textbook Design

by Mark DaGrossa, Director of Creative Services In this edition of Cover to Cover, I’m going to take you through the steps we consider when we are designing a textbook. After the project is awarded to us, we assemble our team and get down to work. First, we determine whether we are creating a design…

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Marie’s Musings – February 2018

Thoughts on publishing, education, and other titillations – by Marie Brown, Consulting Editorial Project Director *** The following comments, views, and opinions are solely those of Marie Brown, and do not necessarily reflect those of Westchester Publishing Services, its management, and staff. *** QUOTE OF THE MONTH “Don’t let any more children suffer like we have.” – …

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Marie’s Musings – Thoughts on education, publishing, and other intellectual titillations

by Marie Brown, Consulting Editorial Project Director Marie Who, you’re probably thinking.  So, allow me to introduce myself.  My full name is Marie Brown, and beginning this month I’ll be writing a monthly blog devoted to education and educational publishing for Westchester Publishing Services, K-12 division. Why me, you might ask? Read on to find…

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SIIA Education Business Forum 2017

Conference Observations and Highlights – By David Bailis, STEM Content Director, Westchester K-12 Publishing Services Kevin Gray and I recently attended the SIIA conference in Washington, D.C. It was my first time attending the conference, so I did not know what to expect. I was pleased to find the SIIA community is very tight-knit but also quite…

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