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Day in the Life of a High Touch High Tech Franchisee: Dr. G of High Touch High Tech Maine

“I love my work; I love doing different things. My job is never boring.” -Dr. G, Franchise Owner of High Touch High Tech Maine Dr. G has a background in academia and taught at the University of New England. “Even with my background in academia, I continue to learn new things each day. I’m continuously […]

25 Reasons to be Thankful

25 Reasons to be Thankful 1. Family:  Family, especially during the holidays can be a source of stress. And all the same time, family is your greatest gift. What would Thanksgiving be without the traditional Family football game, an argument over the wishbone, or Aunt Linda’s pecan pie? Even when they’re overbearing, remind yourself of […]

The Significance of a Partner: High Touch High Tech and Royal Caribbean Cruises

A partner is a person who takes part with another, operating in business and sharing the profits of mutual success. High Touch High Tech “edu-tainment” programming has been on board Royal Caribbean Cruise lines for 22 years and has become a staple of their programming for children fleetwide.   Founder of High Touch High Tech, […]

The Benefits of Variety in your Product Line

Why is a business having multiple products or services important? Having a variation of products and services provided within an established brand allows a company to leverage the existing familiarity and charm it has with its current customer base. Developing an extended line of products allows businesses to extend on the expertise they already have, […]

25 Years of Franchise Support: A Culture of Teamwork

Over the course of 25 years, High Touch High Tech has grown to over 36 franchise locations in 11 countries. Our corporate staff, franchise owners, and in-field scientists make a marvelous team, with the common goal of reaching each child with our hands-on science programming. The benefit of being a part of a franchise system […]

25 Years of Growing With STEM

“Education at all levels in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—STEM—develops, preserves, and disseminates knowledge and skills that convey personal, economic, and social benefits. Higher education provides the advanced work skills needed in an increasingly knowledge-intensive, innovation-focused economy and society.”  – National Science Foundation   STEM education, focusing on the four disciplines of science, technology, engineering […]

Happy 25th Birthday! Things Turning 25 Along with High Touch High Tech

1994 was an amazing year in world news, technological and scientific advancements.  High Touch High Tech began franchising, Nelson Mandela won the presidency of South Africa, and Amazon and Yahoo were both created, and floppy disks were a thing of everyday life! Take the nostalgic trip down memory lane with us as we reminisce 1994. […]

Feature Franchisee: Polymer Pat of High Touch High Tech Western Los Angeles County

    Polymer Pat of Western Los Angeles County opened his High Touch High Tech franchise in 2007. Join us in discussing his experiences, successes, and reasons he loves his business! Q: Why did you chose to open a High Touch High Tech franchise? A: I used to be an elementary school teacher, and I […]

25 Years of Community: High Touch High Tech and Volunteering

  We’ve all gotten the phone calls, in-person visits, and letters asking your business to donate time, or usually money to a cause or charity in the community. What is the real return on investment when devoting your money and time to these enterprises? While most people feel that the effort isn’t quite worth the […]

Playful Learning: The Role in Education

  Children of all cultures and backgrounds play. Play is omnipresent in the developing minds of children, as well as young animals. Play is an agent that promotes early brain development, strengthens language skills, the executive functions of memory and attention, mathematic and spatial skills, scientific thinking, and emotional development. There is an evident correlation […]