HealthTeacher, a Brentwood, TN-based provider of online health and wellness information for children and adolescents, has closed $5.27m in Series C funding.
The round was led by Chrysalis Ventures, with participation from new investor SSM Partners and board members Ted Dacko, Gary Facente, Jon Vice and CEO Scott McQuigg.
In conjunction with the funding, SSM General Partner Casey West will join Chrysalis Ventures Managing Director Koleman Karleski on the company’s board.
The company intends to use the new funds to expand its offering with interactive health and wellness products and management team. HealthTeacher recently hired John Herbold, Vice President of Product.
The company provides online resources about health promotion, disease prevention, social/emotional wellness and safety for kindergarten through 12th grade. It also develops partnerships between healthcare organizations, businesses, community leaders and schools to address theissues affecting the health status of young people.
According to a written statement, HealthTeacher is used by nearly 30,000 teachers nationwide.