Project Profiles

We guide and support our clients from beginning to end for every project. Below are a few samples of our work and how we’ve helped our clients.

Program Strategy & Management

Robert Wood Jonhson Foundation

Achieving Healthy Schools for All Kids in America

  Exploring the critical connection between health and education Creating healthy school environments is a key part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) efforts to build a “culture of health” in the United States. Increasingly, people recognize that student success is about more than academic achievement. It also requires healthy school environments that help to ensure children have solid... Read more
Action for Healthy Kids

Action for Healthy Kids

Action for Healthy Kids is a school wellness organization that helps lead the fight against the epidemic of overweight, undernourished, and sedentary youth by focusing on changes at school. The organization involves a network of 51 state-level teams representing thousands of volunteers, supported by a national coordinating group and guided by 60 national organizations and government agencies. Together, they all work... Read more
American Heart Association

American Heart Association

Understanding the importance of how fast thinking and decisive action can make all the difference for victims of sudden cardiac arrest, the American Heart Association (AHA) launched a School Challenge around its online Be the Beat program to encourage students to learn what to do if they see a teen or adult suddenly collapse: call 911 and perform lifesaving, Hands-Only™ CPR by pushing hard and fast in the center... Read more
Assessment Provider

Assessment Provider

A prominent assessment publisher needed to project – with more accuracy – the demand for its products. In addition, the company needed insight into market opportunities to ensure that its products were on target. Looking for answers, they turned to MMS Education for in-depth market research. We developed a customized set of surveys, screened prospects, and conducted a combination of online and telephone... Read more
Christopher Columbus Awards

Christopher Columbus Awards

A group of leading U.S. foundations wanted to address the decline in science scores among middle-school students. Their goal was to get more kids involved in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities through problem solving and community service. The foundations turned to MMS Education for help. Working together, we created the implementation program for the Christopher Columbus Awards program,... Read more
Fortune

FORTUNE Magazine

MMS Education marketed FORTUNE Magazine for Time, Inc. through the FORTUNE Education Program. The program provided college students low-cost subscriptions to FORTUNE Magazine, plus resource materials for professors to help them use the magazine in their business classes. We developed popular teaching resources such as the FORTUNE Preview Guide and quizzes based on magazine content as well as online resources to help... Read more
Fuel Up To Play 60

Fuel Up to Play 60

With more than 73,000 enrolled schools, Fuel Up to Play 60 is the nation’s largest in-school wellness program. It helps students take a lead role in creating and sustaining in-school nutrition and physical activity improvements. MMS Education helped client Dairy Management Inc./National Dairy Council and its partner the National Football League (NFL) with the original program strategy, pilot testing, and... Read more
Religious Publisher

Religious Publisher

A leading publisher of religious curriculum materials needed help gathering customer feedback in preparation for a complete redesign of a basal program for parish religious education programs. MMS Education planned, organized, and implemented a series of “blind” product evaluations. These evaluations were conducted with religious directors of education in multiple locations throughout the country. The feedback... Read more
Robert Wood Jonhson Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is committed to building a Culture of Health in the U.S. where all children — no matter who they are or where they live — have an equal opportunity to reach their full potential and live the healthiest life they can. This includes the opportunity for every child to develop socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively to the best of his or her ability — and grow... Read more
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The Wellness Impact: Enhancing Academic Success through Healthy School Environments

The Wellness Impact: Enhancing Academic Success through Healthy School Environments is a national issue-framing report about the links between nutrition, physical activity, and academic success. Released by GENYOUth, National Dairy Council, American College of Sports Medicine, and American School Health Association, the report includes brain imaging studies on the positive impact of physical activity on cognitive... Read more
Verizon Thinkfinity

Thinkfinity

The Verizon Foundation had a goal to make a difference in the lives of students, teachers, families, and the communities in which they live and work. To do this, they supported the creation of quality educational programs and resources that enabled educators to quickly and easily find information needed to improve student achievement. Through Thinkfinity.org, the foundation provided educators with outstanding, free... Read more

Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge

The Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge, a nationwide STEM competition from the Verizon Foundation, challenges middle and high school students to develop concepts for mobile apps that solve a problem in their community. It is hands-on and teaches collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving and entrepreneurship, along with STEM skills and coding, and helps expose students to an ever-growing and promising... Read more

Custom Software & Digital Solutions

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AdVenture Capital

AdVenture Capital encourages, trains, supports, and rewards students aged 13+ for their social entrepreneurship on behalf of healthy schools and youth. MMS Education developed a highly interactive, mobile-friendly digital platform for the program, which was launched in spring 2015 after 18 months of rigorous formative research and testing – including co-creation efforts with students. MMS also helps to administer... Read more
Dairy Management Inc

Dairy Management Inc.

To better track and manage relationships, programs, and activities in schools nationwide, MMS Education helped Dairy Management Inc. plan, develop, and implement School Market Access (SMA), a proprietary customer relationship management, funds administration, and data analysis system. SMA supports Dairy Management and a network of nearly 20 state and regional dairy councils, providing access to real-time data in... Read more
Fuel Up To Play 60

GENYOUth Foundation/Fuel Up to Play 60

MMS Education has supported several funding initiatives for schools that promote health and wellness, leveraging our custom-designed online system/infrastructure for identifying, selecting, distributing, and monitoring the implementation and results of school-based grants. To date, the system has been used to successfully distribute and track nearly $22 million in mini-grants provided to schools by GENYOUth/Fuel... Read more
No Kid Hungry

No Kid Hungry/Share Our Strength

No Kid Hungry is Share Our Strength’s campaign dedicated to eradicating childhood hunger by connecting kids with nutritious foods and teaching families to cook healthy, affordable meals. As part of this work, Share Our Strength provides grants to partner organizations that are best positioned to provide access to healthy food in their states. Using the powerful EdReach platform, MMS created a robust grant portal... Read more

Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP)

MMS Education has supported PYFP in many ways over the years, from marketing outreach and funds administration to website development, data management and reporting. When PYFP found that their well-designed website was not performing as expected with key audience groups, they turned to MMS’s marketing and digital teams to assess where the barriers might be and to expand and enrich the content on the... Read more

Customer & Product Support

MyOn Reader

Capstone Digital’s myON® reader

Capstone Digital develops and supports award-winning personalized learning environments that empower students to track their reading growth and achieve success across the curriculum. Launched in 2010, Capstone Digital’s online program, myON reader, allows students to select books that appeal to them from a digital library of over 9,000 books. When myON was first launched, it grew very quickly and Capstone... Read more
Disney Educational Productions

Disney Educational Productions

When Disney Educational Productions wanted to transition from selling its educational products through a national catalog distributor to a dedicated, direct sales force focused on selling to schools, they turned to MMS Education. Since 1994, we have been managing an inside sales force for Disney, with an experienced sales team dedicated exclusively to selling Disney educational DVDs, books, digital rights, and... Read more
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Learning Ally

After updating their name from Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, and enhancing their product and pricing model, Learning Ally (LA) turned to MMS Education to help them re-enter the education market. MMS Education assembled an inside sales team to focus on renewing existing customers and developing new customers in smaller school districts, which allowed Learning Ally’s existing sales team to explore previously... Read more
Teaching Strategies

Teaching Strategies, LLC

Teaching Strategies, LLC (TS) was faced with a dilemma. Thanks to its solid reputation since being founded in 1988 and an increase in funding for early childhood education, business was booming. As a publisher of high-quality early childhood curricula and assessment materials and a provider of early childhood professional development, TS had also just launched an updated version of its online assessment program and... Read more

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Student Series Campaigns are a series of service learning, character education and philanthropy programs designed to engage schools, teachers and students to help in the fight against blood cancers. These campaigns are tailored to various school levels so students and schools can expand their programs within the Student Series and have an even greater impact on the lives of... Read more