Editor's Picks: Education


According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there are nearly 100,000 public schools across the United States, any of which are potential customers of education products. For pen sales, look to schools in the Midwest, where 68% of consumers own a logoed pen.

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Excel With Education

While school may not start until next month or September, now is an excellent time to start creating solutions for education buyers. That way, they’ll be sure to have just what they need before the first day’s bell.

Fortunately, industry suppliers are stocked with an array of products that clients in the education field will love. Consider a highlighter made of wax gel from Norwood by BIC Graphic (asi/74400), which won’t dry out even when the cap isn’t replaced. An eraser with a fun swirl pattern from Zenith Promotions (asi/98980) will certainly be noticed by students and their parents. Also exciting, the X-Temp T-shirt from Hanesbrands (asi/59528) fits right in during gym class or after-school sports.

According to the Institute of Education Sciences, there are approximately 4 million elementary school teachers in America. Any one of them would appreciate a customized wooden bookmark from Unique Custom Products (asi/92531) to commemorate their students’ achievements during the school year, or a crossbody laptop backpack from Continental Marketing Service, Inc. (asi/46420) to carry their own devices, folders and important papers.

For the graduates, a graduation time countdown clock from Countdown Clocks (asi/45451) is a clever way to celebrate the days leading up to the diploma. Pro Towels (asi/79750) also offers a fun commemorative piece: a terry velour towel that can be printed with up to 600 signatures in a graduating class.

Polycanvas backpack has a zippered main compartment, zippered front pocket and padded back panel. From Bullet, asi/42424, 800-749-7367.

T-shirt is made of 100% ringspun cotton and has contrast sleeves and left chest pocket. Perfect for athletic promotions. From SanMar, asi/84863, 800-346-3369.

Crossbody laptop backpack is made of 300D ripstop polyurethane. From Continental Marketing Service, Inc., asi/46420, 800-238-4858.

Highlighter is made of wax gel that won’t dry out. From Norwood by BIC Graphic, asi/74400, 877-667-9663.

Graduation clock counts down the days, hours, minutes and seconds until the big day. From Countdown Clocks Novelty Corporation,asi/45451, 516-723-9800.

Eraser with a unique swirl pattern comes in a variety of colors. From Zenith Promotions, asi/98980, 516-371-2727.

Terry velour towel accommodates 600 printed signatures to commemorate a school’s graduating class. From Pro Towels, asi/79750, 800-547-8783.

Youth X-Temp T-shirt is made of 60% ringspun cotton and 40% polyester. Has 40+ UPF sun protection. From Hanesbrands, asi/59528, 800-685-7557.

Daypack has a main compartment with padded laptop sleeve as well as a front tablet pocket. From Leed’s,asi/66887, 866-533-3724.

Graduation trophy stands 5” tall. From Brighter Promotions, asi/42016,800-446-3200.

Mesh backpack is made of 100% cotton and has an 18” drawstring. Choose from 11 colors. From FIEL, asi/53509, 800-851-3435.

Wooden bookmark is made from sustainable material and can be laser cut into a custom shape. From Unique Custom Products, asi/92531, 970-282-9591.