“Best Companies to Work for in Texas” Recognizes Mentoring Minds for Fourth Consecutive Year

Education company helps children develop critical thinking skills for success in school and life by partnering with schools and districts nationwide
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Education company helps children develop critical thinking skills for success in school and life by partnering with schools and districts nationwide

TYLER, TEXAS (February 3, 2015) — Mentoring Minds, headquartered in Tyler, Texas, was recently named one of the 2015 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. Created in 2006 as a project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Texas SHRM and Best Companies Group, the awards program identifies, recognizes and honors the best places of employment in Texas benefiting the state’s economy, workforce and businesses.

The 2015 Best Companies to Work for in Texas list is made up of 100 companies. This is the fourth consecutive year Mentoring Minds has been recognized. “Our mission-minded team at Mentoring Minds is making a difference in students’ lives,” said Robert Bush, CEO. “When your mission and commitment as a company is to equip children to think critically and prepare them for life in the 21st-century global marketplace, it truly is a calling. Our team has that sense of mission, and we bring out the very best in each other so that together we can have a measurable impact on the next generation. Being one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas again this year is an honor and reflects our commitment to our greatest asset—our people.”

Mentoring Minds and other companies from around the state participated in a two-part survey process to determine the Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The first part, worth approximately 25 percent of the total evaluation, consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, systems, philosophies, practices and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey that measured the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75 percent of the total. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking.

About Mentoring Minds

Mentoring Minds, the Critical Thinking for Life Company, delivers affordable, effective instructional resources that help students develop the skills to succeed both in the classroom and in life. Experienced educators create award-winning K-12 print and digital resources that integrate best practices for supplementary instruction, learning and assessment across a range of subject areas. Mentoring Minds is committed to empowering teachers and students, providing customized school-wide and district-wide solutions across the nation. For more information about Mentoring Minds and its educational resources, call 800-585-5258 or visit mentoringminds.com.



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