June 25, 1969 – The Walt Disney Educational Materials Co. is Incorporated
“Building thinkers every day.”
On June 25, 1969, the Walt Disney Company production asset The Walt Disney Educational Materials Company was incorporated. The company went through several name changes, finally settling on Disney Educational Productions, a moniker they still use today. For over 60 years, the company has provided educators with Disney educational films and materials, with several being nominated and/or awarded with honors from several organizations. The company’s materials fall under five main categories: Disneynature, Social Studies, Language & Arts, Math & Science, and Health & Safety; a sixth category is listed with all programs containing scientist Bill Nye.