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BIC Becomes Supporting Sponsor of the National School Supply List Directory for the 2014 Back-to-School Season

By Andrea Jones
June 25th, 2014

Leading manufacturer and distributor of stationery products supports national digitalization of school supply lists to better serve teachers and parents

Wrentham, MA (June 25, 2014) –The National School Supply Lists Directory at TeacherLists.com welcomes BIC to its growing list of proud supporting sponsors. BIC’s generous support allows TeacherLists.com to remain a free tool for making the distribution of back-to-school supply lists easier for teachers and parents.

“By partnering with BIC, TeacherLists.com is further securing its place in the back-to-school shopping process,” said TeacherLists.com Founder Tim Sullivan. “BIC’s well-respected products are used by parents, students and teachers throughout our nation and the company will help us reach our goal of making back-to-school planning simpler for both educators and parents across the country.”

“We are excited to be supporting TeacherLists.com and making the distribution of back-to-school shopping lists more convenient for parents and teachers,” said Regina Hobbs, Shopper Insights Manager, BIC Consumer Products USA. “BIC Stationery products continue to be essential tools for students as they go back to school as well as throughout the year. Parents and teachers can feel good about BIC’s line of stationery products because of their trusted quality and value that they provide.”

The concept behind The National School Supply Lists Directory is simple. Teachers create and post their school supply lists on TeacherLists.com. Schools then share the unique URL with parents via social media, the school website, direct email and more. This free online tool is creating the first-ever nationwide procedure for creating and distributing school supply lists in a digital format, seamlessly making the entire process easier for both teachers and parents.

With support from trusted back-to-school brands like Elmer’s, Kleenex, Mead and now BIC, and tens of thousands of PTOs and PTAs nationwide, as well as national partners the NAESP (National Association of Elementary School Principals) and the NAEOP (National Association of Educational Office Professionals), the National School Supply Lists Directory already houses the largest collection of current school supply lists available anywhere. More than 350,000 schools already have lists posted on the site.

For a complete look at TeacherLists.com or to easily post or find lists, visit www.TeacherLists.com.

About BIC
BIC Consumer Products USA (www.bicworldusa.com) is a leading manufacturer of stationery products, lighters and shavers. Since its founding more than 50 years ago, BIC has honored the tradition of providing high-quality, affordable products that are accessible to all. Through this unwavering dedication, BIC has become one of the most recognized brands in the world today, delivering “More for your money…Always!”

About TeacherLists.com and the National School Supply Lists Directory
Launched in 2012 by the parent involvement experts at School Family Media, Inc., TeacherLists.com is the largest and fastest-growing web service connecting parents to their kids’ school supply and teacher wish lists. Completely free for all, TeacherLists.com is making Back-to-School easier, faster and smarter for parents, teachers, schools and all those who have to find and use these lists every school year. TeacherLists.com is committed to encouraging and helping teachers and parents to work together to make classrooms great for students TeacherLists.com.

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About the Author:

Andrea Jones

Andrea Jones is a technology specialist in Virginia. A former French teacher, she currently supports technology integration in a middle school.