Kindermusik International® Names Judy L. Harris as Chairman of the Board

, the world’s leader in music and movement education,
today announced Judy
L. Harris
has been unanimously elected Chairman of the Board of

“Judy’s outstanding reputation as a visionary in the world of education
makes her an ideal fit for this role as Kindermusik continues to
positively influence the early development of children around the
world,” said Scott
, President and CEO of Kindermusik International. “Judy brings
over 30 years of experience working on some of the nation’s most
influential brands such as PBS, Discovery Communication, and Crayola (a
Hallmark Company). We look forward to continuing to expand and grow
Kindermusik’s reach under her innovative, inspired leadership.”

Harris has served as Chief Executive Officer for several leading
educational companies: Carson-Dellosa Publishing, Smarterville LLC,
Primedia’s Educational Media segment, Channel One Communications and
Films Media Group.

She was Executive Vice President, Business & Development for the Public
Broadcasting System (PBS) from 2001-2005 and served as Senior Vice
President, General Manager, Consumer & Educational Products for
Discovery Communications, Inc. from 1999 to 2001. Prior to her work with
Discovery Communications from 1985 to 1999, she served as Vice President
of Corporate Development with Crayola, a division of Hallmark, Inc.,
where she was responsible for extending the Crayola brand and created
and developed educational resources for parents and children. Ms. Harris
received the 2016 Drexel University Alumni of Special Distinction Award.

“I’m deeply honored and committed to be furthering Kindermusik’s mission
of empowering teachers, children, and families to reach their highest
potential through the power of music education,” Harris said. “Since
1978, Kindermusik has inspired millions though its focus on whole-child
development and building the skills children need to be successful in
both school and life. I look forward to being part of the team
accelerating Kindermusik’s continued global growth.”

About Kindermusik® International

International Inc.
is the world’s leading provider of music and
movement programs for young children, enjoyed by millions of families in
73 countries since 1978. Kindermusik provides educators, children and
families resources to help build a strong foundation for a lifetime love
of learning. Kindermusik offers a full spectrum of developmentally
appropriate classes for children ages newborn to seven, featuring
award-winning music and movement activities that promote school
readiness and stimulate development in every area of the young brain.
For additional information, visit Kindermusik International at


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