We want to thank all of those teachers, parents, and students who have partnered with us over the years.

Thanks for joining with us to build successful math students!

Over the past 43 years, hundreds of thousands of educators and students in Kindergarten through Grade 6 have seen outstanding results with Excel Math!

Our author, Janice Raymond, Ph.D. (pictured below in the white short-sleeved top), began Excel Math with a simple idea: create something excellent and continually improve it. The Excel Math retiring owner, Brad Baker, is pictured on the far right.

Over the past 43 years, hundreds of thousands of educators and students in Kindergarten through Grade 6 have seen outstanding results with Excel Math!

Our author, Janice Raymond, Ph.D. (pictured below in the white short-sleeved top), began Excel Math with a simple idea: create something excellent and continually improve it. The Excel Math retiring owner, Brad Baker, is pictured on the far right.

*Excel Math was (and still is) really good!*

In closing, we want to share with you some of the comments and stories we've received from our wonderful teachers, parents and students around the country.

You can read more on our previous blog posts. Enjoy!

*"I love Excel Math! Some of my slower students were so excited about the CheckAnswer component.*

I was surprised and pleased by their response. I could see their confidence improving right away!"

— Jennifer Price, 4th Grade Teacher, West Virginia

*"In 1993, I was in the 4th-5th grade at an elementary school in Sweetwater, Texas.The math teacher I had used the Excel Math curriculum with us. It was the ONLY math class during my entire K-12 career where I was forced into a*

**critical thinking mindset**and was able to sharpen my problem solving skills. It was also the only class in my K-12 career in which I used the**Excel Math**worksheets.*The experience I had with*— Jonathan Foster, Ph.D., San Diego, California

**Excel Math**is forever etched in my memory as**a turning point in my academic career,**which shaped my mathematical**problem solving skills**. I eventually went on to earn an electrical engineering degree at Texas Tech University and now I work at General Atomics, right down the street from Excel Math! Thank you for all you continue to do for young math students."

Excel Math / AnsMar Publishers, Inc.

12150 Tech Center Drive

Poway, CA 92064-7102

You can read the full press release about Brad's retirement here: www.excelmath.com/BLOG/AnsMarPressRelease.pdf and on our previous blog posts.

Our Facebook and Pinterest pages will be going away in the next few weeks.Until then, feel free to leave your comments and stories about how Excel Math has worked for you and your students over the years.

Here's photo of the sun rising over the Excel Math office building in Poway (San Diego county). Thanks for 43 wonderful years!