The Parent Educator is received by approximately 1,200 families each issue (10 issues a year). All newsletter submissions must be received in writing in the MPE office by 1 p.m. on the 10th of the month preceding the issue date. The newsletter is sent at the end of the month preceding the issue e.g. the February newsletter is sent out at the end of January.
Paid ads and notices printed in our publications should be consistent with the MPE Statement of Purpose and are therefore subject to approval by an editorial committee selected from within or appointed by the Board of Directors. Ads are published on a first-come, first-served basis as space allows.
Ad specifications are as follows:
|Ad Size||Price||Dimensions (Horizontal by Vertical)||Orientation|
|1/8-page ad||$37.50||3-5/8” Width by 2-1/4” Height||Landscape|
|1/4-page ad||$75.00||3-5/8” Width by 4-3/4” Height||Portrait|
|1/2-page ad||$150.00||7-1/2” Width by 4-3/4” Height||Landscape|
|Full-page ad||300.00||7-1/2” Width by 9-3/4” Height||Portrait|
Borders match these specifications. Printed ads must allow space within the border on each side. If an ad does not fit within the border, it will not be printed.Ads must be correctly formatted as landscape or portrait to the above specifications. If an ad is not correctly formatted, it will not be printed.
For long-term advertising, there is a discounted rate. Advertisers get a 20% discount for ten issues and a 10% discount for five issues with payment in advance.
Please submit ads via email in a Microsoft Word friendly format (.txt, .rtf, or .jpeg) or Adobe Acrobat .pdf format. Payment by check must be received by 1 pm on the 10th of the month preceding the issue date. Credit cards cannot be accepted.
Ads and notices must be received in writing at the MPE office by the specified deadline. The e-mail address is editormidwesthomeschoolersorg, and the mailing address is MPE Editor, Box 14391, Lenexa, KS 66285-4391.