BLOOMINGTON, IN--(Marketwired - December 02, 2016) - Solution Tree, a premier educational publisher and professional development provider, has announced the appointment of Joan Brooks as vice president of sales. In this role, Ms. Brooks is responsible for developing and leading Solution Tree's national sales team, overseeing all aspects of the company's sales: books, events for educators, online courses, Global PD, and professional development for schools and districts.
Brooks has more than two decades of sales experience and a track record of identifying opportunities for business growth, as well as recruiting and developing top sales performers. "Joan brings a wide range of sales experience and proven leadership abilities to Solution Tree," said Ed Ackerman, president of Solution Tree. "She will play a key role in our continued growth as we assist schools and districts across the country to improve teacher effectiveness and impact student achievement."
Most recently, Brooks spent more than three years at Triumph Learning, where she served as senior vice president of digital sales and regional vice president of sales. Prior to joining Triumph Learning, she was regional vice president of sales at Teacher Created Materials and senior vice president of sales at Books Are Fun. Of her new position, Brooks said, "I'm thrilled to lead the Solution Tree sales team and look forward to helping propel Solution Tree's commitment to transform education worldwide to ensure learning for all."
About Solution Tree
Solution Tree delivers comprehensive professional development to K-12 educators in schools and districts. Through Solution Tree's authors and experts, K-12 educators are empowered to raise student achievement through a range of topics including PLC, RTI, assessment, instruction, school culture, leadership and mathematics. Solution Tree's services and products include educator conferences, customized solutions for professional development, books, videos, online courses and Global PD. Last year, more than 25,000 educators attended Solution Tree events, and more than 3,000 days of PD were delivered to teacher teams around the world.