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November 30, 2015 9:37 PM ET


Company Overview of Scholastic Corporation

Company Overview

Scholastic Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, publishes and distributes children’s books worldwide. It operates through three segments: Children’s Book Publishing and Distribution, Education, and International. The Children’s Book Publishing and Distribution segment engages in the publication and distribution of children’s books, e-books, media, and interactive products through its book clubs and book fairs, and trade channel. Its original publications include Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, The 39 Clues, Spirit Animals, The Magic School Bus, I Spy, Captain Underpants, Goosebumps, and Clifford The Big Red Dog; and licensed properties consist of Star Wars, Lego, Minecraft, and Geron...

557 Broadway

New York, NY 10012

United States

Founded in 1920

8,900 Employees



Key Executives for Scholastic Corporation

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Executive Committee
Age: 78
Total Annual Compensation: $970.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 53
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Executive Vice President and President of Scholastic Education
Age: 63
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President of Reading Club and E-Commerce
Age: 57
Total Annual Compensation: $674.5K
President of Scholastic Book Fairs Inc
Age: 61
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Scholastic Corporation Key Developments

Scholastic Releases Two New Professional Books on K-12 Literacy Instruction

Scholastic has released two new professional books for K "12 educators. Every Child a Super Reader by Pam Allyn & Dr. Ernest Morrell is a new resource that will empower educators, giving them the tools to transform instruction and help students become 'Super Readers'. Kwame Alexander's Page-to-Stage Writing Workshop brings the inspiration and best writing practices of the Newbery Medal-winning author's Book-in-a-Day Program to classrooms, helping educators build skills by showing students how to publish and present their own writing. Beginning on November 19, both books are prominently featured at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention in Minneapolis, MN, where the authors will appear on panels and meet with educators. Every Child a Super Reader by Pam Allyn & Dr. Ernest Morrell: Authored by Pam Allyn, Executive Director and Founder of LitWorld, and Ernest Morrell, Professor of English Education and Director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME) at Teachers College, Columbia University, Every Child a Super Reader demonstrates how to develop students' seven key strengths that transform them into 'Super Readers' --avid, passionate and critical readers. The book is an ideal tool to meet children where they are in skill level or learning environment, whether in the classroom, an afterschool program or at home. Every Child a Super Reader includes reading and writing lessons, robust assessment tools, embedded videos and ready to share family resources. Available in December 2015 with pre-orders open now: Kwame Alexander's Page-to-Stage Writing Workshop: Awakening the Writer, Publisher, and Presenter in Every Student by Kwame Alexander. Through print and digital lesson resources including engaging 'KwameTime' videos, 2015 Newbery Medal-winner Kwame Alexander helps educators harness students' creativity to inspire confident writers and public speakers. Students will learn how to create a published book, present their writing in a public forum, and throughout the process -- discover how to experiment with language and use poetry as the gateway to skillful reading, writing, listening and speaking. Kwame Alexander's Page-to-Stage Writing Workshop will motivate students by supporting their personal voice and encouraging them to publish their collective works through a teacher-friendly publishing platform that makes cost-effective printing services available to participating classrooms. Available in March 2016 with pre-orders open now:

Scholastic Corporation Announces Resignation of Katrina Lane as Director

On October 30, 2015, Scholastic Corporation announced that Katrina Lane resigned as a director following her joining Inc. in a senior management position.

Scholastic Appoints Elissa Tomasetti as Senior Vice President, Marketing for Scholastic Education

Scholastic Inc. announced the appointment of Elissa Tomasetti as Senior Vice President, Marketing for Scholastic Education. Elissa brings more than 25 years of marketing and communications experience to Scholastic, having most recently served as Vice President, B2C Communities at Pearson Education. Prior to joining Scholastic, Elissa held prominent positions at the Financial Times & and Based in New York and reporting to Greg Worrell, President of Scholastic Education, Elissa will be the key driver of strategic marketing for Scholastic Education's customized, comprehensive literacy solutions, which include instructional reading & writing programs, professional development resources, learning supports and family & community engagement initiatives, and support for independent reading in schools. Working closely with the marketing and sales teams, she will be focused on campaigns that drive business expansion in new and existing markets while aligning messaging to communicate the full scope of products and services available from Scholastic Education.

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