ASCD Makes Professional Development E-books Available Through International Retailer Kobo

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, is pleased to announce that its e-books are now available through Kobo, a global leader in e-reading. More than 80 of ASCD’s professional development e-books are now available at to educators in 200 countries, and counting.

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Kobo is one of the world’s fastest-growing e-reading services, offering millions of e-books, magazines, and newspapers.

On the Kobo website, readers will now find some of ASCD’s bestsellers by notable education authors, including: Charlotte Danielson's Enhancing Professional Practice, 2nd Edition; Eric Jensen's Teaching with Poverty in Mind; and Carol Ann Tomlinson’s How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms, 2nd Edition.

Many new releases, including Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Edition; 100+ Ways to Recognize and Reward Your School Staff; A World-Class Education: Learning from International Models of Excellence and Innovation; and Aim High, Achieve More: How to Transform Urban Schools Through Fearless Leadership, are also currently available. New titles will continue to be added to Kobo as they are published.

Kobo offers readers free, top-ranked reading applications for the iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows, and Kobo's own line of e-reading devices, which includes E Ink e-readers Kobo Touch, Kobo Mini, and Kobo Glo and the 7” Google-certified Android tablet Kobo Arc.

"We are extremely pleased to offer educators around the world a new and convenient way to access ASCD’s vast library of powerful professional development offerings," said ASCD Executive Director and CEO Dr. Gene R. Carter. "This new partnership enables the association to better support international audiences who are seeking books that will revolutionize the way they learn, teach, and lead."

For more information about ASCD, visit To learn more about our books program or to read sample chapters from past publications, visit

 Contact Information

  • ASCD: Stephen Wakefield, communications director, 1-703-575-5764 or by e-mail.
  • Kobo: Cerys Goodall,  public relations director,

ASCD is the global leader in developing and delivering innovative programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner. Comprising 140,000 members—superintendents, principals, teachers, professors, and advocates from more than 134 countries—the ASCD community also includes 56 affiliate organizations. The nonprofit's diverse, nonpartisan membership is its greatest strength, projecting a powerful, unified voice to decision makers around the world. To learn more about how ASCD supports educators as they learn, teach, and lead, visit