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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 […]

Silver Years of Franchising: Thank you, High Touch High Tech Franchisees

“My single biggest accomplishment was when we sold our very first franchise, and that was in New Jersey. In Wyckoff Bergen County New Jersey. It meant to me that somebody that I didn’t know, from many states away from where I was, was able to learn about our concept and draw so much interest in […]

25 Years Of Franchising: Our Franchisees

In 1994, High Touch High Tech sold their first franchise location in Wyckoff Bergen County, New Jersey. Over the course of 25 years we have grown to having 36 franchise locations in 11 countries, with a remarkable, and passionate team of franchisees. Each of our franchisees brings their extraordinary background, experience and skillset and pairs […]

An Interview with Our Founder and CEO: Dinosaur Dan Shaw

  We spoke with Dan Shaw to get the scoop on High Touch High Tech’s 25th anniversary.  Dan Shaw lead the industry in STEM education enrichment programming. Dan Shaw has been CEO at High Touch High Tech since the company’s foundation in 1992 and has now been developing franchise locations for 25 marvelous years. Q: […]