Working for Highlights

Family of Companies

Our Culture

All members of the Highlights Family of Companies make a significant contribution to the education of children. We do what we do because children are the world's most important people™, and we want to make a difference in the lives of children, families, and educators. The Highlights Family of Companies is family-owned, philanthropic, and mission driven.


  • Highlights for Children
  • More than 70 years serving children with 90% brand recognition, in 43 countries
  • Staff development for Educators (SDE)
  • More than 25 years helping teachers create extraordinary classrooms through ongoing professional development
  • Stenhouse Publishers
  • More than 20 years publishing professional development books and videos by teachers and for teachers
  • Zaner Bloser
  • More than 125 years improving literacy results in schools through educational programs and services


  • Dedicated and driven by our mission
  • Leaders in educational content and curriculum, children's publishing, and child development
  • Collaborative, innovative, technically savvy
  • Forward-thinking in ability to join emerging technologies with time honored content


  • Mutual respect among colleagues
  • Respected by customers for subject-matter expertise
  • Formal and informal recognition from leadership

Our Customers

  • Children, parents, and grandparents
  • Teachers and school administrators
  • International distributers
  • Retail partners

Fun with a Purpose™

  • Chili cook-offs
  • souper tuesday
  • raffles
  • bake sales
  • food trucks, etc.


Employees of Highlights for Children, Inc. enjoy competitive wages and benefits along with the opportunity for career advancement and development.


  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits packages
  • Company Wellness Program
  • On-Site Yoga Sessions

Total Rewards & Flexibility

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting in company match
  • Pay for performance
  • Compensation competitive with market
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Opportunities for community involvement
  • Generous paid vacation
  • Flexible work schedules