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WeAreTeachers Partners with Learning A-Z to Support PreK-6 Teachers

May 3, 2010

AUSTIN, Texas, May 3 /PRNewswire/ — WeAreTeachers, the online social and business network that brings together teachers, learners, and content in the education industry, announces its partnership with Learning A-Z for microgrant sponsorship, thought leadership and free PreK-6 classroom resources during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Learning A-Z will bring their commitment to literacy and teacher appreciation to the WeAreTeachers community through sponsoring a microgrant on the topic of literacy, as well as opening exclusive Learning A-Z online content to teachers in the WeAreTeachers community as well as the general public during Teacher Appreciation Week from May 3-7. To register, teachers should visit www.learninga-z.com/openhouse.

“We are so excited to partner with Learning A-Z,” said Sandy Fivecoat, CEO and founder of WeAreTeachers. “Their commitment and enthusiasm for teachers makes them a wonderful addition to the WeAreTeachers community.”

“Whether we are giving teachers free access to our websites during Teacher Appreciation Week or putting cash in their hands with microgrants from WeAreTeachers, providing teachers with access to the best classroom resources is what Learning A-Z is all about,” said John Jorgenson, Director of Marketing for Learning A-Z.

About WeAreTeachers

WeAreTeachers (www.WeAreTeachers.com) is a social and business community for educators, businesses, and education marketers designed to enable community members to share, connect, and collaborate using Web 2.0 tools and services. It is the first community to include The Knowledge Marketplace that gives both educators and businesses the ability to share, sell, and receive recommendations on knowledge-based content and products. WeAreTeachers is committed to giving back to the educator community by distributing tangible rewards through educator grants and incentives from transactions and sponsors in The Knowledge Marketplace.

About Learning A-Z

Learning A-Z, Inc. (www.learninga-z.com), a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD), is a PreK-6 educational resource company specializing in the online delivery of leveled readers and affordable supplementary curriculum. Founded in 2002 to help teachers differentiate their instruction and meet the unique needs of all students, Learning A-Z’s resources are currently used in nearly half of the districts in the U.S. and Canada and 155+ countries worldwide. Serving a wide range of student need, including general classroom, ELL/ESL, Response to Intervention (RtI), and Special Education, Learning A-Z offers six integrated websites for individual classrooms, schools, and districts, including ReadingA-Z.com, Raz-Kids.com, Reading-Tutors.com, ScienceA-Z.com, VocabularyA-Z.com, and WritingA-Z.com.


    CONTACTS:

    WeAreTeachers
    Donnine Souhrada
    Vice President, Marketing
    940.230.1206
    dsouhrada@weareteachers.com

    Learning A-Z
    John Jorgenson
    Director of Marketing
    520.232.5070
    jjorgenson@learninga-z.com

SOURCE WeAreTeachers; Learning A-Z, Inc.


Source: newswire



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