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Universal Studios Hollywood Spotlights Teachers and School Personnel With ‘Salute to Educators,’ Offering a 50% Savings on Admission to All California Educators Through March 31, 2011

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., USA /PRNewswire/ — In recognition of the importance of education and the vital role played by educators in our communities, Universal Studios Hollywood(SM) is paying homage to teachers and school personnel with a “Salute to Educators” program, inviting California educators to receive a 50 percent savings on the purchase of a one-day theme park admission ticket, through March 31, 2011.
All California K through 12 primary / secondary public, private and charter school teachers and school personnel with current valid employee, association/union and photo identification are eligible to receive a 50 percent discount on the purchase of a one day general admission theme park ticket.  Educators can also receive a 50 percent savings on the purchase of up to three additional general admission tickets for friends and family.  
The park’s long-standing commitment to education began over 13 years ago with the introduction of its popular and ever-evolving school curriculum program, “Youth and Education.”  This interactive educational initiative spotlights four areas:  Workshop, Lessons, Performances and Youth Days and are designed to meet California State Standards and California Technical Education Standards.  
Universal Studios Hollywood is a unit of Universal Parks & Resorts, a division of NBC Universal.  NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.  Formed in May of 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.  NBC Universal is 80% owned by General Electric (NYSE: GE), with 20% controlled by Vivendi. 

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Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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