Curriculum Associates: Making Classrooms Better Places
Our Story

Our Story

Curriculum Associates was founded in 1969 with a singular mission: To make classrooms better places for teachers and students. In the years since, the company has held tight to this founding value, introducing innovative and exciting new products that give every student the chance to succeed.
Our Values

Our Values

Value: No Ego We are high in confidence, but keep our egos low.
Value: Say it like it is We say it like it is.
Value: Service oriented The quality of our service is as important as the quality of our products.
Value: No shareholders We measure ourselves by the impacts we make for teachers and students, not by the size of our pocketbooks.
Value: Integrity We lead with integrity in all things, ensuring every action by every employee every day could appear on a newspaper cover.
Our Team

Our Team

Our people are the core of Curriculum Associates. Our fast-growing team is made up of smart and passionate individuals committed to our mission of making classrooms better places.
Recent Press Releases

Recent Press Releases

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Curriculum Associates’ i‑Ready® Instruction Aligns to WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation Criteria for English Language Learners

Third-party review of the online reading and mathematics program identifies how i‑Ready represents the components of the English Language Development Standards and WIDA Standards Framework for EL students in Grades K–8

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., June 13, 2018—Curriculum Associates’ i‑Ready Instruction for Grades K–8 recently met all correlation criteria for the WIDA PRIME V2 Protocol for Review of Instructional Materials for ELLs (PRIME V2). The PRIME V2 offers educators a methodology to determine how instructional materials are correlated to the WIDA Standards Framework, connected to English and Spanish Language Development Standards, and relevant for both US domestic and international audiences to meet the academic needs of English Language Learners (ELLs). More

New Efficacy Research Demonstrates Curriculum Associates’ Ready® Meets Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Federal Funding Requirements, Including School Improvement Funds

Schools can use Title I funding to implement evidence-based curriculum to support student achievement

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., June 12, 2018—A new research study titled “Ready Efficacy: Research on Ready Program Impact” demonstrates that Curriculum Associates’ Ready Mathematics and Ready Reading instruction for Grades 3–8 meets the federal funding requirements for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Given this research, Ready qualifies as a Level 3 program demonstrating “Promising Evidence,” and schools nationwide can use Title I or school improvement funding to implement the curriculum as an evidence-based program as defined by ESSA. Most importantly, research confirms that students who have access to Ready instruction outperform their peers on state summative English language arts and mathematics assessments. More

Curriculum Associates Named One of the 50 Fastest-Growing Private Companies and One of the Largest Private Companies in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal
NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 24, 2018—The Boston Business Journal announced that Curriculum Associates has been named on their 2018 “Fast 50” list of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Massachusetts for the fourth consecutive year. In addition, Curriculum Associates was named the 44th Largest Private Company in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal for the third year in a row. In 2017, Curriculum Associates placed 48th on the list. More
Curriculum Associates Events

Upcoming Events and Conferences

  • ILA
    July 21, 2018
    Austin, TX

  • GCTM 2018
    October 17, 2018
    Eatonton, GA

  • GaETC
    November 07, 2018
    Atlanta, GA

    November 13, 2018
    Washington, DC

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