Rosamund Else Mitchell

President, Education Solutions


Rose Else-Mitchell leads the education business at Scholastic comprising all the company’s products and services in support of reading development and children’s social-emotional wellbeing created for prek-12 districts, schools, and direct to teachers. With a focus on meeting the highly diverse needs of all students, Education Solutions offers unparalleled literacy content, book collections, instruction, extended/ home learning, curricula and professional learning across print and digital formats.  Education Solutions’ innovative, equitable, and effective materials which support children to learn to read and love to read serve over 90% of prek-12 institutions in the U.S.  First joining Scholastic in 2000 as an instructional designer, Rose became Senior Vice-President, of Product Development for the EdTech business in 2008, developing READ 180 Next Generation, MATH 180 and System 44, which were sold to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) in 2015.  She was later appointed Chief Learning Officer and EVP, Professional Learning, at HMH.  Rose also serves as a Teaching Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and chairs the Industry Council of the EdTech Evidence Exchange. Rose began her career in education as an ELA classroom teacher in Sydney, Australia.