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Mark Rundle

Market Development Manager, GOJO Industries

As a Market Development Manager for GOJO Industries, Inc., Mark Rundle focuses on the development and growth of the education market.  In addition to market development, Mark strives to provide schools with the latest in hand hygiene education and information on the prevention of classroom illnesses. He has more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience and holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University.
Reducing school absenteeism year round
School Absenteeism: A Year-Round Challenge That Can Be Overcome


By Mark Rundle

Market Development Manager, GOJO Industries

There are a lot of reasons why students and teachers would stay home from school more frequently during the winter months, but absenteeism is a year-round issue for K-12 schools. In fact, illness is responsible for at least 144 million lost school days annually, which has been connected with negative impacts on student performance levels.

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Happy Kids in K-12
Hand Hygiene Lesson Plans and Activities for K-12 Classrooms


By Mark Rundle

Market Development Manager, GOJO Industries

Between all the math, science, social studies and language arts, it can be hard to find time to teach kids one of life’s most important lessons for staying healthy throughout the school year: hand hygiene. In a recent study that followed 120 middle and high school students, 58% of female students washed their hands after using the bathroom, compared with 48% of male students. On top of that, female students only used soap 28% of the time, while male students used soap a shocking 8% of the time.

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PURELL Product Placement Guide K-12 Schools
The PURELL™ Product Placement Guide for K-12 Schools


By Mark Rundle

Market Development Manager, GOJO Industries

Where and how K-12 schools can place PURELL™ products for maximum efficacy in promoting hand hygiene and preventing the spread of germs and illness

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