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Excelligence Learning Corporation Acquires LifeCubby
Revolutionizing Early Childhood Education on Four Continents with Award-Winning Childcare Center Management and Family Engagement Software
MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leader in the childhood education industry, announced its acquisition of LifeCubby, the recognized leader in early childhood education childcare center management and family engagement software. Early childcare center operators, educators and families across four continents utilize LifeCubby's easy-to-use, innovative and interactive platform to improve the management and documentation of child learning assessments; increase center security through digital check-in/check-out; automate billing and payments; and provide families with peace-of-mind by staying connected with their child's development throughout the day via video, photo and written updates.



Frog Street Kicks Off SPLASH™ Conference to Honor Early Childhood Educators Who Never Stop Believing in Children
(DALLAS, TX) July 23, 2018 – Frog Street, a leading early childhood education company, is hosting their 26th annual SPLASH 2018 “Don’t Stop Believing” Conference July 25-27 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. SPLASH offers three days of professional learning, best-practice sharing, networking, over 60 exhibitors, entertainment, and the highly acclaimed Awards Dinner Celebration honoring early childhood educators.



Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection to Launch this Fall to Meet the Needs of Teachers with a Digital Supplemental Curriculum Solution
Digital Learning Solution for iOS and Android Features First Premium Classroom Collection Mapped to National, State and Common Core Standards; Enables Teachers to Engage Students and Target and Track Learning
SHELTON, CT – JULY 19, 2018 – Really Good Stuff, LLC, a subsidiary of Excelligence Learning Corporation and a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to elementary teachers and parents, announced today that it will launch its flagship digital product, Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection, in time for back to school in September 2018, in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.



Grand Prize Winners with Inspiring Stories of Dedication and Compassion Announced in Excelligence Teacher Appreciation Week Photo Contest
DALLAS, May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The winners of the Teacher Appreciation Week Photo Contest and national campaign #TeachersChangeLives have been announced by the contest organizers, Frog Street, ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), Educational Products, Inc. (EPI) and Really Good Stuff, all divisions of Excelligence Learning Corporation. The 768 nominations from around the U.S. recount stories of compassion, dedication and enduring love in the classroom. Here are the top three winners and their profiles:



Discount School Supply's Donations To Head Start Top $1 Million
Early Childhood Education Products Leader Celebrates Milestone in Head Start Giving
MONTEREY, Calif., May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary school teachers and parents, has once again partnered, through Discount School Supply (DSS), an Excelligence company, with the National Head Start Association (NHSA) through its Dollar Per Child Campaign to provide nationwide support for the nearly one million children currently in Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Dipak Golechha, CEO of Excelligence, presented its latest contribution, which bring total contributions over the $1 Million mark, to NHSA at the National Head Start Conference & Expo on April 25th in Anaheim, CA.



Early Childhood Education Products Leader Sponsors 1 Million Crayon Drive
Discount School Supply's Colorations Brand Backs Crayon Collection Campaign
MONTEREY, Calif., April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorations®, the premier proprietary brand of childhood educational products company Discount School Supply (www.discountschoolsupply.com), is proud to sponsor Crayon Collection's 1 Million Crayon Drive which commenced on Earth Day 2018. The first of what will become an annual event will culminate on August 11th with a back-to-school celebration on school campuses and Head Start Centers across California to recycle, repack and distribute 1 Million Crayons to over 1,000 Head Start and/or Title 1 school partners. The Crayon Collection uses the process of repurposing gently used crayons - over 150 million crayons are thrown away each year by restaurants alone - as a relatable lesson to teach young children the benefits of recycling, reusing and reducing waste, and sharing with others less fortunate. The charity's efforts also help cut down on the $900 per year of personal income the average teacher spends outfitting his or her own underfunded classroom.



Excelligence Learning Divisions Announce Teacher Appreciation Week Photo Contest
(Dallas, TX) April 9, 2018 — Four prominent education companies within the Excelligence Learning Corporation have partnered to launch a national photo sharing contest with cash prizes and gift certificates in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7-11, 2018). Frog Street, ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), Educational Products, Inc. (EPI) and Really Good Stuff have created a unique national campaign to highlight exceptional teachers who impact and change lives. The hashtag #TeachersChangeLives has been adopted for this contest.



Early Childhood Education Products Leader Launches State-of-the-Art Services for New Classroom and Center Openings
Discount School Supply Utilizes Technology to Make the Design and Installation of Classrooms for Infants Through School Age Both Easy and Cost-Effective
MONTEREY, Calif., April 06, 2018 /Cision/ -- Discount School Supply (www.discountschoolsupply.com), the preeminent supplier of early childhood educational products in the USA and 40 countries, unveiled its expanded services to assist customers in the design and installation of new early childhood centers and classrooms. Utilizing the exclusive 3D Classroom Planner™, customers save time and money working with Discount School Supply’s design consultants to bring their classroom vision to life, showing how it will look in the amazing life-like brilliance of 3D Ultra HD 4K - MyPerfectClassroom.



Educational Supplier Really Good Stuff Acquires Steve Spangler Science
Monroe, CT Company Attains Preeminent Position in STEM Learning Tools
MONTEREY, Calif., April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Really Good Stuff, LLC, a subsidiary of Excelligence Learning Corporation, the Monterey, California-based leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary teachers and parents, announced its acquisition of Steve Spangler Science, the Denver-based creator and marketer of innovative STEM-based products and learning experiences that introduce young minds to future opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math. Founded in 1994 by Steve and Renee Spangler as an educational content provider aimed at teachers, the Company has grown to meet the increasing demand for its offerings from a progressively more diverse customer base.



ChildCare Education Institute and Frog Street Announce a Partnership to Introduce a New Texas Child Care Administration and Business Practices Certificate
Duluth, GA, March 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), an online child care training provider dedicated exclusively to the early care and education workforce, and Frog Street, a provider of comprehensive early childhood education solutions for children ages 0-5 to public schools, Head Start programs and early child care centers, announce a collaboration from an unparalleled partnership to collectively impact child care administration and business practices training throughout the State of Texas by offering a new Texas Child Care Administration and Business Practices Certificate.



Innovative Educational Products Company Really Good Stuff Awards $4,500 Grand Prize in Its 25th Anniversary Summer of Fun Giveaway
Monroe, CT Company Awards Over 10,000 Prizes to Teachers Nationwide
MONTEREY, Calif., March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Really Good Stuff, a subsidiary of Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary teachers and parents, closed out its 25th anniversary celebration by traveling to Grants Pass, Oregon to award the Grand Prize in its Summer of Fun Giveaway to Mollie Bleeker, a Pre-K grade teacher at Vineyard Christian School.



Early Childhood Teachers Can Spend More Time Teaching and Less Time Planning As Discount School Supply Expands Solution Kit
Teachers Now Have An Increased Variety Of Physical And Cognitive Activities To Help Deliver Age Specific Outcomes, While Saving
Prep Time

MONTEREY, Calif., March 5, 2018 /Cision/ -- Over 50 years of academic research has proven time and again, that high-quality early childhood education has an extraordinary long-term impact on a child’s future academic and life success. Every minute of teaching time then is critical. The more time teachers spend teaching – and less time researching and developing lesson plans and gathering materials – the more children benefit.



ChildCare Education Institute is Honored to Earn the CDA Gold Standard℠
Duluth, GA / January 4, 2018 - On December 19, 2017, ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) was awarded the Comprehensive CDA Gold Standard℠ following a quality review of their training and student services by the Council for Professional Recognition (the Council). The CDA Gold Standard℠ is part of the Council’s early childhood education effort to help CDA students find the high-quality training and student services they need in preparation for the CDA exam and a career as early childhood educators.



Really Good Stuff Partners With Fingerprint To Provide Digital Learning Products For Early Childhood And Elementary Learners
Offerings Will Allow Teachers and Parents to Target, Monitor and Track Learning Against Established Educational Goals
MONTEREY, Calif., Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary teachers and parents announced Really Good Stuff, headquartered in Monroe, CT, has partnered with San Francisco, CA-based Fingerprint, a leading global provider of kids' digital learning and play content, to provide a branded Mobile Content Platform with over 200 learning apps for children ages 3-8 years old. The partnership brings together Fingerprint's demonstrated ability to source, curate and merchandise high-quality digital learning apps with Really Good Stuff's 86% penetration of the nation's elementary schools. The new products which will be launched for back-to-school 2018, will be mapped to common core/state educational standards, and will be available in the classroom, to individual students and in the home.



Excelligence Learning Corp. Breaks Ground In Gardner, KS
Supplies Division Consolidation Planned In 650,000 SF Facility
MONTEREY, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary teachers and parents broke ground earlier this week, marking construction on a $38 Million 650,000 square foot facility planned for the Midwest Commerce Center in Gardner, Kansas. The new facility, which is expected to be completed by year-end 2018, will house all manufacturing and distribution, as well as a call center operation, for the Company's Supplies Division businesses, Discount School Supply and Really Good Stuff.



Really Good Stuff Launches “Kids Care & Share” Product Line To Promote Service Learning
Sales To Benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer®
MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Excelligence Learning Corp.’s Really Good Stuff business unit has launched an initiative to help teachers engage students in community outreach and service learning. Developed primarily for elementary school students, the Kids Care & Share™ line of Ready-To-Decorate® kits makes it easy for children to create a personalized gift for someone in the community as a way to either show they care, or appreciate their contributions to the community. Creating a special gift for someone in an elder care facility, hospital or homeless shelter will encourage these youngsters to demonstrate charitable behavior towards others. Similarly, saying “thanks” to people in the community, such as a police officer, firefighter or librarian, with a special gift will teach the social awareness that leads to community involvement as they learn why those jobs are so important in their communities.



Excelligence Learning's Frog Street Partners with ABCmouse for Schools To Bring Leading Digital Learning Resource to Pre-K and Head Start Programs
MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Frog Street, a provider of comprehensive early childhood education solutions for children ages 0-5 and portfolio company within Excelligence Learning Corporation, has entered into a partnership with Age of Learning®, a leading education technology innovator and producer of the award-winning and research-validated ABCmouse.com® Early Learning Academy. This partnership aligns ABCmouse early childhood learning activities with Frog Street's research-based Pre-K curriculum. With a primary focus on publicly-funded Pre-K and Head Start programs, Frog Street will initiate distribution of ABCmouse for Schools this Fall.



CCEI Offers No-Cost Online Course Examining the Process of Launching Learning Centers in Your Classroom
ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), an online child care training provider dedicated exclusively to the early care and education workforce, offers CCEI450A: Launching Learning Centers in Your Classroom as a no-cost trial course to new CCEI users during the month of August. DULUTH, GEORGIA (PRWEB) AUGUST 02, 2017



Over 1 Million Students Start The School Year With EPI School Supplies
MONTEREY, Calif., July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Educational Products, Inc.(EPI), the Dallas-based division of Excelligence® Learning Corporation and the nation’s #1 provider of pre-packaged school supplies, is coordinating Back-To-School supplies programs with thousands of schools nationwide, reaching over 1 million students with school supplies customized for each school by grade. Founded over 35 years ago by Dr. Jim Stapleton, a middle school principal who thought buying school supplies should be easy, EPI ensures that everyone benefits from its pre-packaged school supplies programs: Parents save time and money on back to school shopping; Teachers can focus on teaching more effectively when all students show up prepared with consistent tools to learn; and, Parent Groups will appreciate their school and parent groups for providing this service. Plus, many groups use this as a fundraiser.



New Course from CCEI Covers Program Leadership for Staff Retention and Motivation
ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), an online child care training provider dedicated exclusively to the early care and education workforce, is proud to introduce ADM112 - Program Leadership: Staff Retention and Motivation to the online child care training course catalog.



Educational Supplier Really Good Stuff Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Summer Of Fun Giveaway To Thank Teachers
MONTEREY, Calif., July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --To mark 25 years of supplying teachers with creative classroom tools, Really Good Stuff, LLC, the Monroe, CT-based division of Excelligence Learning Corporation, is sponsoring a Summer of Fun Giveaway. The contest awards thousands of prizes to instant winners all summer long and will culminate in a drawing on October 30, 2017, for a grand prize valued at $4,500.



Discount School Supply’s Donations To Head Start Approach $1 Million
MONTEREY, Calif., July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Excelligence® Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary school teachers and parents, has once again partnered, through Discount School Supply (DSS), an Excelligence company, with the National Head Start Association (NHSA) through its Dollar Per Child Campaign to provide nationwide support for the nearly one million children currently in Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Building on a nearly twenty year partnership between DSS and NHSA, this year’s donation brings the total to $950,000.



Modern Living With kathy ireland® Highlights Excelligence Learning Corporation As They Introduce Their Comprehensive Ways For Children To Reach Their Full Potential
MONTEREY, Calif., July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Excelligence® Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary school teachers and parents, will be featured on Modern Living with kathy ireland® with an exclusive story highlighting Excelligence's vision to become the world's most preferred provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood teachers, elementary teachers and parents.



Frog Street To Host Annual SPLASH™ Conference Honoring Heroes In Early Childhood Education
MONTEREY, Calif., July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas, Texas-based Frog Street, the latest addition to the Excelligence® Learning Corporation family of companies, will be hosting the SPLASH 2017 "Be A Hero" Conference July 13-15 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center. SPLASH™ is a unique professional learning experience and celebration in honor of all heroes in early childhood education. Internationally recognized keynote speakers, professional consultants, expert classroom teachers, musicians and entertainers from around the world will come together to create a truly unforgettable learning experience. Excelligence Learning Corporation is a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary school teachers and parents.



Excelligence Learning Corporation Acquires Frog Street Press, Inc.
MONTEREY, Calif., Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary school teachers and parents, has acquired Frog Street Press, Inc. Frog Street, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a leading provider of comprehensive early childhood education solutions for children of ages 0 – 5 years to public schools, Head Start programs and early child care centers.



Excelligence Learning Corporation Acquires ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI)
MONTEREY, Calif., Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary school teachers and parents, has acquired ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI). CCEI, headquartered in Duluth, Ga., is a leading provider of online professional development and data systems for the early child care and education market. CCEI represents a key addition to Excelligence’s Services division, which is focused on providing high value services to early childhood learning centers, elementary schools and PTAs.



Dipak Golechha Named President and COO of Excelligence Learning Corporation
MONTEREY, Calif., Dipak Golechha has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational products and teaching solutions for the early childhood, elementary school and consumer markets. Organized around three core operating divisions – Supplies, Equipment and Services – and commanding over 30 years of experience serving children, educators and parents, Excelligence delivers a comprehensive selection of quality and innovative products and services on a global scale.


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