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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
New Education Protector from EPIC Safeguards Student-Athletes' Education
Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 07:00:16 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) directors reexamine several policies amid controversy about how student athletes are treated, one of the nation's fastest-growing insurance brokers has moved to protect high school athletes who have received a verbal offer for an athletic scholarship or grant from an NCAA Division I or Division II sports program. EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants today announces Education Protector(SM) from EPIC, the first insurance product of its kind.
Co-Founder Clay Aiken to perform at National Inclusion Project Champions Gala in Raleigh, NC
Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 17:55:49 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the Magic of a Smile Champions Gala to be held September 20 in Raleigh, N.C. celebrating Champions of Inclusion and ensuring that no child sits on the sidelines.
ReverseVision Offers Free Online Course on HUD Mortgagee Letter Changes through RV University (RVU)
Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 16:38:02 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision, Inc., the leading provider of business solutions for the reverse mortgage industry is offering a free on-line class focused on changes announced by HUD in recent Mortgagee Letters 2014-07 and 2014-12 through its ReverseVision University (RVU).
Missouri School Districts Now Offer Employee Benefit Plans and Section 125 Plan Administration from Forrest T. Jones and Company and American Fidelity
Tue, 08 Jul 2014, 16:45:38 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Forrest T. Jones and Company (FTJ) has recently partnered with American Fidelity Assurance Company (American Fidelity) to expand and enhance Missouri public school districts' benefit programs and services. Combined, FTJ and American Fidelity currently serve over 275 Missouri Public school districts, providing a clear, complete and compliant employee benefit package with local personalized service.
Regent Education Raises $9 Million to Expand Sales and Support of Financial Aid Management Solutions
Mon, 07 Jul 2014, 14:13:15 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
FREDERICK, Md., July 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management and enrollment optimization software solutions for higher education institutions, today announced a $9 million round of funding to support and accelerate the company's growth.
Lakewood College announces program to allow students to graduate from the Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program debt-free
Tue, 01 Jul 2014, 09:00:09 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lakewood College is pleased to announce a new payment plan option that will allow students to graduate from the Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program without going thousands of dollars into debt.
Southern New Hampshire University Selects Regent Education's Financial Aid Management Solution, Regent 8
Mon, 30 Jun 2014, 19:30:09 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MANCHESTER, N.H., June 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) has selected Regent Education's financial aid management system -- Regent 8 -- to support financial aid processes for all their students and programs including their industry-leading online programs and their new and cutting edge Competency Based Education program known as College for America (CFA).
Eric Deng Accepts Stamps Leadership Scholarship to USC
Wed, 18 Jun 2014, 18:39:32 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FREMONT, Calif., June 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mr. Eric Deng, a high school senior from Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, Calif., has chosen to enroll at the University of Southern California as a Stamps Leadership Scholar. The value of the Stamps Leadership Scholarship for four years at USC is worth up to approximately $202,000, including enrichment funds for international travel, research internships, and outdoor leadership experiences. Eric was chosen for his leadership, scholarship, perseverance, service, and creativity.
Utelogy and Australia's Integrated Media Pty. Ltd. Announce Partnership
Mon, 16 Jun 2014, 07:00:34 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Utelogy, which makes software for control, management and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Integrated Media Pty. Ltd in Adelaide, Australia.
University Mathematics Professor Receives Commonwealth of Virginia Service Excellence Award
Thu, 15 May 2014, 12:49:35 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NORFOLK, Va., May 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr., Associate Professor of Mathematics, in the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology, at Norfolk State University, received a Service Award, recognizing him for 25 Years of Service Excellence to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Eric Combs' New Book Launch of 'Mission Critical' Examines our Public Schools
Wed, 14 May 2014, 08:01:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
TIPP CITY, Ohio, May 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Award-winning educator and writer Eric A. Combs, debuts an ambitious and eye-opening book, 'Mission Critical' (ISBN: 978-1940876061), a non-fiction title encompassing his thoughts and experiences of the American public school system. What makes this book so unique is Combs' ability to share his experience of being a USAF Senior Master Sergeant and explain how it shapes and relates to his work within the realm of education.
Weitz and Luxenberg - Lawsuit Filed in Industrial Chemical Case
Mon, 12 May 2014, 12:19:39 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
WESTPORT, Mass., May 12, 2104 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Town of Westport and Westport Community Schools have taken an important step to protect the health of students, teachers, administrators, and others who work in or visit schools in Westport. They filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Company and its corporate successors to recover the costs of removing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's) from their schools, says Weitz and Luxenberg.
TeamF1 Scales Up Contribution for Local Community's 2014 Scholarship Programs
Thu, 08 May 2014, 07:00:44 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
FREMONT, Calif., May 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, has stepped up as a 'Priceless Sponsor,' the highest level of sponsorship for the City of Fremont's scholarship programs as a part of its F1rstHand community outreach program. TeamF1's F1rstHand program is the company's effort to lend a helping hand to the community by investing in deserving local causes.
Bob Hurley, Founding CEO Of Hurley, to Inspire at Laguna College of Art and Design 2014 Commencement
Tue, 29 Apr 2014, 16:36:11 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), a premier four-year art and design college, announced Bob Hurley, founder of Hurley, will speak at the college's 2014 Commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. on Monday, May 19 at the main campus which is located at 2222 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA 92651.
Technology Goes Underwater to Stop a Secret Killer
Mon, 14 Apr 2014, 20:09:52 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the U.S., children aged one to four have the highest drowning rates. And most drowning occurs in pools. Better Life Technologies Group, Inc. has announced a new patented technology product that's designed to save children's lives.
Eaton Community Schools Saves $583K by Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Fri, 11 Apr 2014, 16:17:42 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Barbara Curry, Superintendent of Eaton Community Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has achieved more than $583,000 in energy savings over the past two years through the energy conservation project implemented by Energy Optimizers, USA.
Mohave Community College Selects Regent Education's Fully-Automated Student Verification Solution
Wed, 09 Apr 2014, 04:00:58 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
KINGMAN, Ariz., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mohave Community College has selected Regent Education's verification solution, Regent Review, to automate and streamline the entire student verification process. Mohave selected Regent Review after a request for proposal process that focused on reducing processing times, compliance control and efficiency to reduce administrative costs.
So Cal Remodelers Council May 29, 30 and 31 2014 Multi-State Certified Courses
Thu, 03 Apr 2014, 14:55:50 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The BIA Southern California Remodelers Council (SCRC) and staff has added additional courses this year due to overwhelming demand. These courses are designed to meet the new criteria that is set to take place in the remodeling and building industry.
Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company Funds Annual Award at UAMS
Tue, 01 Apr 2014, 07:00:21 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An annual $10,000 award has been created by Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to be given to a third-year medical student with an interest in rural primary care.
Five Queens and their Robot qualify for World Championship
Thu, 27 Mar 2014, 07:00:19 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MONROVIA, Calif., March 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot qualified to advance to the 2014 First Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships as a result of their strong performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held near Sacramento at the former McClellan Air Force Base this past weekend, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today.
Regent Education Implements Fully-Automated Student Verification Solution for Universal Technical Institute
Thu, 27 Mar 2014, 06:00:52 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
FREDERICK, Md., March 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regent Education has successfully launched their industry-leading verification solution, Regent Review at Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians.
Greeneview Local School District to Save $42,598 Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Wed, 26 Mar 2014, 07:00:32 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
TIPP CITY, Ohio, March 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Isaac Seevers, Superintendent of Greeneview Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing school buildings, reduce overall energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.
Lakewood College Selected as One of the Best Employers in Ohio
Tue, 18 Mar 2014, 08:00:09 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lakewood College is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the Best Employers in Ohio for 2014 by the Best Companies Group (BCG)! BCG is an organization dedicated to establishing 'Best Places to Work,' 'Best Companies' and 'Best Employers' programs in an effort to distinguish companies who demonstrate and are superior in workplace excellence.
Collector's Choice Raises Funds for Next Generation of Artists and Designers at Laguna College of Art and Design
Thu, 13 Mar 2014, 06:59:25 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., March 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announces its Collector's Choice 25th Anniversary Celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the main campus, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA, 92651.
A New Research Study Has Concluded that Dark Energy Probably Does Not Exist
Fri, 07 Mar 2014, 06:01:08 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada, March 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Pantheory Research Organization, a new study of type 1a supernova data has concluded, for the first time, that dark energy probably does not exist. The paper is entitled 'An Alternative Universe-Scale Analytic Metrology and Related Cosmological Model.' The paper was published in the February 2014 issue of the journal of Applied Physics Research, by the Canadian Center of Science and Education.
Lakewood College Recognized as one of America's Top Military-Friendly Colleges
Mon, 03 Mar 2014, 08:01:15 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Military Advanced Education (MAE) has awarded Lakewood College the designation of a Top Military-Friendly College in its 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities, just released in print, and available online.
Five Queens and a Robot Win Top Honors and Head to Sacramento
Thu, 27 Feb 2014, 17:37:06 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MONROVIA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot won the top Inspire Award at the Los Angeles FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Regional Championship Tournament held at Monrovia this past Saturday, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today. Along with six other teams from cities ranging from Santa Barbara to San Diego, they advance to compete with top teams from eleven western states, Alaska and Hawaii in McClellan, Calif., near Sacramento on March 20-22, 2014 at the West Super-Regional FTC Championship.
Brandman University Selects Regent Education's Financial Aid Management Solution, Regent 8, as they transition to Competency Based Learning
Fri, 14 Feb 2014, 04:59:20 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brandman University has selected Regent Education's financial aid management solution to enable them to successfully transition to Competency Based Learning and support their innovative curriculum model. Regent 8 is the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for all enrollment models including standard term, non-term, borrower-based and competency based learning.
Regent Education Reports Record Growth in 2013, Extensive Expansion Plans in 2014
Thu, 30 Jan 2014, 16:30:15 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid and enrollment management software solutions, is pleased to announce its third consecutive year of triple digit growth. In 2013, growth was fueled by sales of the company's flagship product, Regent 8, to multiple new clients across all segments of higher education.
Magnet schools to celebrate educational excellence and equality during National Magnet Schools Month this February
Wed, 29 Jan 2014, 16:51:44 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Magnet Schools of America announced this February magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, this year's theme is 'Creating Opportunities for All.'
Belpre City Schools to Save $56,185 Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Thu, 23 Jan 2014, 18:35:59 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tony Dunn, Superintendent of Belpre City Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing school buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.
Edupoint Expands Learning Management Offering with Addition of Online Assessment
Tue, 21 Jan 2014, 04:59:05 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MESA, Ariz., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solution for the national K-12 market, has released Synergy Assessment, a fully-integrated module of the Synergy(R) Education Platform that enables educators to easily build, manage, and deliver classroom assessments online. This module expands Edupoint's learning management system (LMS) platform and allows educators to measure and analyze student performance both on a classroom and individual level.
Utelogy Named a University Business Magazine 2013 Readers' Choice Top Product
Mon, 20 Jan 2014, 13:59:08 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Utelogy has been selected as a University Business Readers' Choice Top Product for 2013. The annual University Business Readers' Choice Top Products award recognizes the most innovative products in higher education. This prestigious list informs university leaders and administrators about the products their colleagues around the country are using to help their schools excel.
New Richmond Schools to Save $128K Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Wed, 15 Jan 2014, 14:23:33 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adam Bird, Superintendent of New Richmond Exempted Village Schools, is pleased to announce that the district has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve five existing schools, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.
Edupoint Releases Online Registration Module for the Synergy Education Platform
Tue, 14 Jan 2014, 15:56:04 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MESA, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solution for the national K-12 market, has released Synergy Online Registration, a fully-integrated module of the Synergy(R) Education Platform designed to streamline school registration for parents and reduce administrative burden on district staff. Available to all Synergy districts, this module extends the existing functionality in the Synergy SIS to provide a customizable online registration portal to collect and process admission and registration data for new and returning students.
Utelogy Corporation Opens New Corporate Office and Training Facility in Irvine, California
Wed, 08 Jan 2014, 13:45:18 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Utelogy Corporation has signed a new lease to open its expanded corporate office and training facility within a mile of John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California.
New Book Reveals Real Life of Public School Teacher in 'IGNITION'
Tue, 07 Jan 2014, 06:59:35 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Ignition' (ISBN: 978-1-4772-6828-5), authored by Michelle Arrose, is an interactive book that is based on the true trials and tribulations of a public school teacher. And, the reader decides her fate.
Glasair Aviation USA LLC receives LODA to conduct Flight Training
Mon, 16 Dec 2013, 17:18:22 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ARLINGTON, Wash., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Glasair Aviation USA LLC is proud to announce it has received a LODA (Letter of Deviation Authority) to conduct Flight Training in its Experimental Aircraft.
The Bob Moog Foundation Archives Expand with a Major Gift From UNC-Greensboro
Fri, 13 Dec 2013, 16:14:12 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Music Department of the University of UNC-Greensboro has given The Bob Moog Foundation a collection of vintage synthesizer hardware and other equipment. The gift, which will be on permanent loan at the Foundation, was announced today by the Foundation's executive director Michelle Moog-Koussa.
Regent Education Releases Regent Review, Its Ground-breaking, Fully-automated Student Verification Solution
Fri, 06 Dec 2013, 05:59:58 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
FREDERICK, Md., Dec. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regent Education announced today the launch of Regent Review, the industry's first fully-automated student verification solution. Regent Review leverages the advanced technology of Regent's SNAP and Regent 8 solutions to fully automate student verification and C-code processing. The robust capabilities of Review help schools reduce: the time needed to perform verification, processing costs, and compliance risk, all while improving the student experience.
New Children's Book Visualizes How People View the World
Mon, 02 Dec 2013, 05:00:03 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Connie Tamaddon, author of 'Surprising Silhouettes' (ISBN: 978-0977801831) announces release of 'Surprising Silhouettes 2' for Apple iPad. Tamaddon, a respected photographer, has a repeat performance with her unique use of light properties and shadows to create a clever read-out-loud guessing game that illustrates that not everything is as it first seems.
The Bob Moog Foundation Announces Raffle for Iconic Minimoog Model D Signed by Gary Numan
Wed, 20 Nov 2013, 13:46:27 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation is proud to announce a raffle for a vintage Minimoog(R) synthesizer, signed by English electronic pop icon Gary Numan. The raffle runs from November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2013.
Shawnee Local Schools to Save $117,560 Annually Through Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Wed, 06 Nov 2013, 07:00:17 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Michael Lamb, Superintendent of Shawnee Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the district is implementing an energy conservation project, to be implemented by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing academic buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.
Regent 8 provides Critical Financial Aid Management Support for Competency Based Learning and Direct Assessment Schools
Wed, 06 Nov 2013, 05:05:28 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Educational institutions considering Competency Based Learning (CBL) and Direct Assessment models are grappling with the challenges of effectively managing Title IV financial aid. Today, Regent Education is proud to announce that Regent 8, their flagship financial aid management solution, is the first-and only-system designed specifically to accommodate those challenges.
First-generation College Students Win Scholarship and Share Their Remarkable College Journeys
Tue, 05 Nov 2013, 16:44:20 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eight first-year college students who beat the odds to become the first in their family to attend college have been awarded Center for Student Opportunity's I'm First Scholarship, a $2,000, four-year, renewable award. Along with 25 previous winners, these students share their personal stories, chronicle their college experiences, and offer advice to aspiring first-generation college students on the I'm First blog.
South Central Local Schools to Save $39,221 Annually Through Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Tue, 15 Oct 2013, 06:59:59 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- David Brand, Superintendent of South Central Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District is implementing an energy conservation project with Energy Optimizers, USA to improve the High School and K-8 School facilities, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.
CPEP Celebrates 25 Years of Serving Underserved Youth
Mon, 07 Oct 2013, 18:38:16 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For 25 years, the Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP) has been serving as a catalyst to significantly change underrepresented and underserved students' knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward the pursuit of education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
I'm First Project Launches to Celebrate and Support First-Generation College Students
Wed, 02 Oct 2013, 09:00:41 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) thinks it's time to celebrate first-generation college students and help build the next generation students who will be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees and will help launch CSO's I'm First campaign on October 2 with his own video message.
Inclusive Children's Musical Performance by Charlotte School Children at National Inclusion Project's 10th Anniversary Champions Gala
Thu, 29 Aug 2013, 09:00:19 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Inclusion Project is pleased to team with the Foundation for Respect Ability to musically demonstrate what inclusion is all about at their 10th Anniversary Champions Gala on October 12, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C. The performance will feature an inclusive group of Charlotte school children singing multiple songs about respect for all children, including 'Don't Laugh at Me' along with Sid Krupkin, the Foundation for Respect Ability's Artistic and Education Director.
So-Cal Remodelers Offers Certificate Courses Approved by The National Association of Home Builders
Wed, 28 Aug 2013, 15:30:05 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Southern California Remodelers Council is conducting courses on September 26 in the areas of Marketing and Communication Strategies for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS I), September 27, Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS II) and Business Management for Building Professionals on October 29.
21st Annual HTCIA International Conference Extends Special Offer to Students and School Faculty
Fri, 23 Aug 2013, 13:40:27 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Getting the training and experience needed to work in the computer forensics or network security fields can be challenging and expensive. In keeping with its proud mission of educating individuals involved with high tech investigations, the High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) is uniting with the academic community to offer students and faculty alike, an opportunity to interact with and learn from the top industry experts.
UCSF Postdoc Union to Hold Panel on Childcare
Tue, 20 Aug 2013, 19:34:29 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to an overwhelming need to improve childcare access and affordability at the University of California, United Auto Workers Local 5810, which represents more than 6,000 postdoctoral scholars at UC, is hosting a panel on childcare resources, low-income childcare funding, work/life balance and statewide initiatives for childcare funding.
TeamF1's F1rstHand Community Initiative Boots Up Local High School's Robotics Team
Thu, 15 Aug 2013, 06:55:01 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, and a Fremont business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by supporting activities benefiting local youth. The company's local outreach initiative, which it calls 'F1rstHand,' invests in activities that lend a hand to deserving causes in the community.
CPEP Wins National Excellence in Summer Learning Award
Wed, 14 Aug 2013, 13:59:29 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Aug. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program 'Summer Gaming Challenge' has been awarded the prestigious National Summer Learning Association's (NSLA) 2013 New York Life Excellence in Summer Learning Award. Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP, Inc.) is honored to have its program recognized for the award.
Online Business Plan and Proposal Class Now Enrolling
Thu, 08 Aug 2013, 14:49:10 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The University of Utah Continuing Education department is now enrolling students for a 16-week Business Plan and Proposal writing course. The course begins August 26, 2013.
National University Selects Regent Education's Regent 8 Solution to Drive Efficiency and Service in Financial Aid Processing
Mon, 22 Jul 2013, 16:06:13 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National University is the second-largest private, non-profit university in California and the 12th largest in the United States. With more than 23,000 students it was imperative to find a financial aid management solution that would drive automation and support their complex packaging and repackaging needs. Regent 8 was selected based on its advanced packaging and automation capabilities, as well as its unique ability to support all enrollment models.
Writing Students Replace Fear with Fun in Revamped Workshop Curriculum
Mon, 08 Jul 2013, 13:28:08 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
SANTA FE, N.M., July 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dragon's Gate Creative Journeys, an experiential workshop service for writers led by Milli Thornton, author of 'Fear of Writing,' today announced the third edition of the Fear of Writing Clinic Student Workbook. The workbook has been used since 2005 to help students at the Fear of Writing Clinic overcome deep-seated fears, allowing workshop participants to write more spontaneously and with less self-censure.
Irving Independent School District Pilots Caselite Software
Thu, 13 Jun 2013, 18:45:44 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
IRVING, Texas and CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Irving Independent School District (ISD) is located outside of Dallas, and provides a comprehensive curriculum of educational services to nearly 35,000 students enrolled in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The special education department of Irving ISD has decided to pilot Caselite Software with its staff of Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) during the 2013-14 school year.
A New Way to Learn: Spanish Teachers Provide Free Live Online Spanish Classes
Wed, 12 Jun 2013, 06:59:58 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bright Spanish, an organization comprised of a small group of Spanish teachers, is offering free six-week Spanish courses online. The classes are taught live in a video conference 'classroom,' where students listen to the teacher and participate in real time. The group hopes to make Spanish learning more accessible by providing interactive, guided classes that anyone can take regardless of their location or budget.
Edupoint's Growth and Success in Virginia Continues
Tue, 11 Jun 2013, 13:06:59 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
MESA, Ariz., June 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A strong commitment to the Virginia market has resulted in continued success for Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, as five former Star_Base districts representing over 177,000 students have recently selected the Synergy(R) Education Platform - a leading student information system solution for the national K-12 market. As a successful solution already serving numerous districts in the state, Synergy's industry leading functionality - combined with Edupoint's proven and established transition approach - have proven a favorable solution for districts seeking a new SIS.
Aglow Dermatology announces Scholarship for Medical Student Debt Relief
Tue, 04 Jun 2013, 17:49:36 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., June 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aglow Dermatology, a private medical practice located in the Union Square neighborhood of New York City, announces a unique scholarship opportunity for New York State medical students with educational loans in their last year of study.
Center for Student Opportunity selected to receive 2013 Neotrope NonProfit PR Grant
Wed, 29 May 2013, 19:02:23 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BETHESDA, Md., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) is pleased to announce it is one of this year's recipients of the 2013 Neotrope J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant award. Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to the Center for Student Opportunity over the next year to raise awareness around its education programs, events, and accomplishments.
Banks Flock to Financial Education to Drive Sales
Wed, 22 May 2013, 17:45:51 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
BOSTON, Mass., May 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Truebridge Financial Marketing, which provides banks and credit unions with a financial education marketing system, announces the addition of 28 new clients in just six months. More and more banks and credit unions are discovering that financial education, properly delivered, is a cost effective way to generate sales for all business lines, from deposits and loans to investments, insurance and trust.
State Farm Grant provides Economics and Financial Literacy Training to Teachers and Students in California
Wed, 15 May 2013, 18:27:55 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) recently received an $8,000 State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers through CEE's Virtual Economics 4.0 program. The teachers trainings are intended to help educators increase student understanding of economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts.
Hobsons and Regent Education Partner to Streamline Financial Aid Process for Growing Non-Term Populations
Tue, 14 May 2013, 05:55:15 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FREDERICK, Md., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hobsons today announced a strategic partnership with Regent Education, the leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) financial aid management and enrollment optimization solutions for higher education. The partnership will combine the best of breed enrollment services offered by Hobsons with Regent's industry leading Student Needs Application Platform (SNAP) solution.
Mid-America Christian University selects Regent Education's Financial Aid Management and Enrollment Optimization Solutions
Mon, 13 May 2013, 18:45:53 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
FREDERICK, Md., May 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid-America Christian University (MACU) has selected Regent Education to assist them in transitioning to a non-term enrollment model and serve their growing online population. MACU needed a financial aid management system that would support non-term and borrower based academic year (BBAY) models. They selected Regent Education's Regent 8 financial aid management system - the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for non-term, BBAY, and standard academic models.
Olathe Public Schools Selects Edupoint's Synergy SIS Solution
Thu, 09 May 2013, 14:44:26 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
MESA, Ariz., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by Olathe Public Schools (OPS) to implement its Synergy(R) SIS solution. The centralized, web-based solution will provide this high performing district with a fully integrated system designed to efficiently and effectively manage all aspects of student data, and extend the academic experience beyond the classroom and into the home.
Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County Points Youth to a Bright Future at Y4
Thu, 02 May 2013, 18:47:36 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On April 27, Candice Fedrick took the stage to tell her story at the Y4 Youth Resource Event hosted by the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board. Y4 stands for 'Why Youth? Why wait? Why now? Why not? Because the next generation is already here!' It is an event for at-risk youth to celebrate launching careers and advancing their education.
Massey Consulting Webcast Series Will Feature Taylor Macdonald of Intacct
Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 05:55:06 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
RALEIGH, N.C., April 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accounting software specialist, Massey Consulting continues its educational webcast series with two webcasts focusing on best practices for CPAs and their clients. Thursday, May 16, from 2 - 4 p.m. EDT - 'Top 5 Reasons Your Clients are Moving to the Cloud' featuring industry thought leader Taylor Macdonald, Intaact Vice President and Philip Massey CPA, founder Massey Consulting.
Two San Rafael High Schools Win First and Second Place in 2013 Northern California Financial Literacy: MoneyWise Teen Contest
Wed, 24 Apr 2013, 20:15:08 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) announced today that the four-student team from San Rafael High School, in San Rafael California, led by instructor Abigail Shapiro, won first place in the 2013 MoneyWise Teen Contest. The winning team included students Rebecca Brown, Frances Casey, Natasha Sharp and Roslyn Yeager.
'Merging Harmonies' Opens at the Calumet Gallery in Santa Ana, Calif.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013, 18:42:29 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
SANTA ANA, Calif., April 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'This is an exceptional exhibit, one that offers deeply personal work from photographers launching new themes,' noted Bob Killen, the fine art program leader for Calumet University, the education and events division of Calumet Photographic.
CPEP Receives Neotrope Non-Profit PR Grant Award for 2013
Thu, 18 Apr 2013, 13:11:50 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., April 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP) of Middletown, Connecticut is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope's 2013 J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations support to CPEP over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
Center for Student Opportunity Announces I'm First Scholarship for First-Generation College Students
Mon, 01 Apr 2013, 04:54:18 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
BETHESDA, Md., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Center for Student Opportunity (CSO), a national nonprofit, is now accepting applications for the 'I'm First' Scholarship, a $2,000 four-year renewable scholarship for matriculating first-generation college students.
Celebrate Global Education at The World Savvy Gala - San Francisco
Thu, 28 Mar 2013, 19:25:27 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tickets are now available for the World Savvy Gala on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Online School will Become the #1 Provider for Job Placement Assistance
Fri, 22 Mar 2013, 17:24:23 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At Lakewood College we understand the importance of our students not only completing their program but then getting out into the real world and putting all their hard work into action. We want to bring to them the people that know how to help them get the career they want.
WomenLEAD, Inc announced today their Partnership with Sheryl Sandberg's LeanIn
Tue, 12 Mar 2013, 14:12:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass., March 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WomenLEAD, Inc announced today their partnership with Sandberg's LeanIn to revolutionize mentorship with a powerful woman-to-women online network. Boston-based WomenLEAD is committed to disrupting and revolutionizing the career mentorship model with an online network and personal advisory board platform, for women by women.
Workforce Investment Board Recruits Unemployed Young Adults for @LIKE Project
Mon, 11 Feb 2013, 13:11:48 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is recruiting unemployed young adults, ages 18 to 24, for the launch of the Linking Innovation Knowledge and Employment project (@LIKE). @LIKE is a collaborative effort among three of the region's Workforce Investment Boards, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties. The program serves young adults who have not been in school, working or serving in the military for at least 90 days.
New Horizons Launches Photography and Digital Arts Training
Tue, 05 Feb 2013, 18:49:06 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Classes will begin on March 18 for the New Horizons Photography and Digital Arts Program. 'We are now enrolling students, but seats are limited,' says Cindy Sutherland, Vice President of Career Development.
Ohio Educator and Veteran to Speak in D.C. for Troops to Teachers
Mon, 28 Jan 2013, 12:50:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eric Combs, Assistant Principal in Fairborn City Schools, will be headed to Washington D.C. this week to participate in the Troops to Teachers: Next Generation Planning Conference.
2013 Charles A. Maple, Sr. Scholarship Now Accepting Applicants
Tue, 22 Jan 2013, 17:13:18 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Maple Conservatory of Dance is now accepting male and female applicants ages 7-17 for the 2013 Charles A. Maple, Sr. Scholarship. Auditions are scheduled on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 1824 Kaiser Avenue in Irvine, CA.
Maple Conservatory of Dance Announce Summer 2013 Ballet Intensive Program
Thu, 17 Jan 2013, 15:29:40 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Maple Conservatory of Dance today announced the Summer 2013 Senior and Junior Ballet Intensives Program. Auditions are scheduled on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at the Conservatory's studio at 1824 Kaiser Avenue in Irvine, Calif.
Virginia Public Schools Now Have Access to the Synergy Education Platform
Tue, 08 Jan 2013, 06:58:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MESA, Ariz., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been awarded a contract to implement its Synergy(R) Education Platform for the Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) after an extensive evaluation and RFP process.
Thirty Students Return from Educational Program in Bangladesh to Launch Climate Change Projects to Improve Local US Communities and World
Mon, 07 Jan 2013, 18:15:10 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty U.S. youth leaders and five U.S. educators are set to return next Saturday, January 12, 2013, from a month-long immersion study and cultural exchange program in Bangladesh from World Savvy. The group studied how global climate change has impacted local communities in Bangladesh, and upon return to the U.S., the students will apply their new knowledge by launching climate change projects to improve their U.S. communities and the world.
Edupoint's Synergy Special Education Receives Endorsement from CASE
Thu, 03 Jan 2013, 05:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MESA, Ariz., Jan. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information management systems provider to the national K-12 market, has received an endorsement for their Synergy(R) Special Education (SE) solution from the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). CASE is an international organization whose mission is to identify, shape, and disseminate effective policies and practices in the field of special education.
For Parents and Families: Winter is the Time to Plan for Summer Camp
Wed, 02 Jan 2013, 06:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It may be hard to believe, but the time to think about summer camp is now - especially for parents of children with special needs. Camps open registration in the winter, and space and financial assistance is limited. By March, many camps are already full. Parents can meet experts from over 70 summer programs serving children and teens with special needs at the FREE 28th Annual RCSN Special Camp Fair.
Zen-tinel Partners with Safety, Claims and Litigation Services, LLC
Tue, 18 Dec 2012, 14:16:06 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
INDIANA, Pa., Dec. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Zen-tinel, a national manufacturer and distributor of mobile surveillance systems is pleased to announce it has partnered with Safety, Claims and Litigation Services, LLC (SCLS), an affiliate of National Interstate Insurance Company, to provide Accident Event Recorder (AER) technology to school bus contractors. As a preferred vendor partner, Zen-tinel is offering camera systems which are proven to enhance driver performance, reduce accidents and save lives.
Graham Local School District Implements Energy Conservation Projects Thanks to Energy Optimizers, USA
Thu, 13 Dec 2012, 13:18:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Don Burley, District Operations and Services Supervisor at Graham Local School District, announced that the District has begun implementing an energy conservation project to reduce energy usage and save taxpayer dollars. 'We look forward to not only the financial savings for the Graham Local School District, but also the positive impact on the environment.' Energy Optimizers, USA has been working with the District to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.
Bob Moog Foundation's Educational Initiative Ignites Rare Collaboration Between Asheville City School and Buncombe County Schools
Fri, 30 Nov 2012, 12:41:46 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Bob's SoundSchool (DBSS), the Bob Moog Foundation's hallmark educational project, is expanding to serve two school districts in Western North Carolina. Twenty-five teachers from Asheville City Schools and Buncombe County Schools will be teaching the 10-week curriculum to over 500 second grade students beginning in January. This marks the first time that the two school districts have collaborated on a teaching program.
Grantham University Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of using Regent Education to Automate Financial Aid Processing, Student Experience
Thu, 29 Nov 2012, 08:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Grantham University, an accredited online university specializing in educating working adults, selected and implemented financial aid management solutions from Regent Education to assist the University in the processing of Title IV financial aid.
Share-A-Thon Touted as Largest Event in Maricopa Community History
Tue, 13 Nov 2012, 16:31:17 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LAVEEN, Ariz., Nov. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Share-A-Thon sponsored by Maricopa Village Christian School, Natives with a Mission (NWAM), and local churches including Litchfield Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, is being promoted as the largest event in the history of Maricopa Village; a small and obscure tribal community nestled at the foot of the Estrella Mountains.
Poudre School District Selects Edupoint's Synergy Student Information System
Tue, 13 Nov 2012, 06:56:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by Poudre School District to implement its Synergy(R) SIS solution. The centralized web-based system will connect the district's schools and administration facilities to serve students, their parents, teachers, and district staff.
Regent Education introduces Regent 8
Thu, 01 Nov 2012, 16:35:21 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Built by a team of world-class engineers and designed by a seasoned group of financial aid professionals, Regent 8 is the only Software as a Service (SaaS) based solution to offer complete support for non-term, nonstandard term and standard academic year schools. Regent 8 by Regent Education reflects collaboration with some of the largest, most technologically advanced schools in the country to identify evolving business requirements.
Clinton-Massie Local School District Implements Energy Conservation Projects Thanks to Energy Optimizers, USA
Wed, 24 Oct 2012, 04:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Michael Sander, Superintendent at Clinton-Massie Local School District, announced that the District will be implementing an energy conservation project to reduce energy usage and save taxpayer dollars. Energy Optimizers, USA has been working with the District to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.
Military Spouses Will Walk the Stage in Fayetteville/Fort Bragg!
Fri, 12 Oct 2012, 12:34:29 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lakewood College, headquartered in Lakewood, Ohio, is pleased to announce that they will be hosting this year's graduation ceremony in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at the new Embassy Suites Fayetteville/Fort Bragg.
Lakewood College Awarded Military Friendly School
Thu, 27 Sep 2012, 15:23:48 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LAKEWOOD, Ohio, Sept. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Lakewood College to the coveted Military Friendly Schools(R) list. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.
Diogenes Research Announces Release of New Book 'The Chinese Origin of the Age of Discovery'
Thu, 27 Sep 2012, 12:58:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Diogenes Research, an independent history research group, today announced the publication of two new books on the previously rarely examined history of the Age of Discovery, providing resolutions to several contentious issues.
Cameras Catch Drivers Illegally Passing School Buses in Pa. - Safety the Top Concern of Bus Operators
Wed, 19 Sep 2012, 13:31:59 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
INDIANA, Pa., Sept. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Zen-tinel, a national manufacturer and distributor of mobile surveillance systems, has developed a new stop-arm camera to identify drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses.
New Study Among 18-24 Year Olds Shows Conspicuous Lack of Global Competency Skills Necessary for 21st Century Global Economy
Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 15:18:23 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent study of 18-24 year old American high school graduates commissioned by education nonprofit World Savvy (www.worldsavvy.org), with support from the International Baccalaureate Organization (www.ibo.org), shows a desire among young people to learn more about global topics, but a conspicuous lack of instruction within American schools to satisfy these needs.
Charleston Soccer League Adopts TeamSnap for Clubs and Leagues
Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 03:58:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, a mobile and web service used by a million and a half players, parents and coaches to manage sports teams and leagues, today announced that the Charleston Soccer League (CSL) is now using TeamSnap for Clubs and Leagues. Hundreds of sports clubs, leagues, and associations around the world use TeamSnap to register players, make team assignments, coordinate schedules, and much more.
New Educational Animated Program Airs on Alternative Kids Media
Thu, 30 Aug 2012, 03:58:08 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MIRAMAR, Fla., Aug. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The television viewing habits of children and adults alike are changing on an almost daily basis. Viewing options abound and parents and teachers are taking notice. Customizing a child's viewing habits is becoming easier and easier and Silva Animation Studio, Inc., the producer of Color with Leo(R), is reaching new audiences through these technologies.
LVNs Graduate from Workforce Investment Board Partnership with Kaiser Permanente
Mon, 27 Aug 2012, 04:59:02 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has stepped in to fill the need for Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) by partnering with Kaiser Permanente Fontana and Ontario Medical Centers. Ten employees comprised the third class of graduates from the Pathways to LVN Program in May 2012. The training was provided by Chaffey College.
Columbia-Trained Therapist and Author Introduces Handwriting Analysis as a Clinical Tool
Mon, 13 Aug 2012, 04:58:18 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TORONTO, Ontario, Aug. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Graphology, long derided as a parlor game in North America, is widely used clinically in Israel and Europe, according to Annette Poizner, Ed.D., a Registered Social Worker practicing in Toronto. Poizner, a certified graphologist, published doctoral research which explored graphology use within psychotherapy. That study, performed at the University of Toronto, is summarized in her just published textbook, 'Clinical Graphology: An Interpretive Manual for Mental Health Practitioners' (ISBN: 978-0398087265; Charles C Thomas Publisher).
WEST's Ten-Month Leadership Development Program: Leading for Impact: A Journey of Self-Discovery, Career Success and Community Contribution
Mon, 06 Aug 2012, 13:33:56 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Out of its commitment to help women, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology is launching a ten-month leadership program to develop women in their STEM careers as leaders so that they consistently make a difference in the organizations they serve and in the world.
California Public School Children May Attend Bible Classes for One Hour a Week During the School Day!
Mon, 23 Jul 2012, 04:59:00 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
ANAHEIM, Calif., July 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- You can be involved by attending the Annual California Released Time State Conference on August 4, 2012 at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. with closing banquet to follow at 5:30 p.m. The event is co-Hosted by Santa Ana and Fullerton Released Time Programs.
Mesa County Valley School District 51 Selects Edupoint's Synergy Student Information System
Tue, 10 Jul 2012, 12:34:10 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MESA, Ariz., July 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by the Mesa County Valley School District 51 (District 51) to implement the Synergy(TM) Student Information System across all campuses.
Carroll Catholic High School and Energy Optimizers, USA Implement Energy Conservation Projects
Tue, 10 Jul 2012, 04:58:51 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DAYTON, Ohio, July 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matthew Sableski, Principal at Carroll Catholic High School announced that the school will be implementing energy conservation projects to reduce energy usage and cost and save money. Energy Optimizers, USA will be working with the school to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.
Grants Available to Help Feed Kids in Afterschool Settings
Thu, 05 Jul 2012, 14:24:52 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PORTLAND, Ore., July 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon is excited to announce a new partnership with the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) to distribute grants to afterschool programs to help feed more kids in Oregon.
PETAP.org Announces Program to Help Students Find Online Business Schools to Fit Their Needs
Mon, 02 Jul 2012, 05:58:53 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., July 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The traditional college experience isn't for everyone. For those currently employed full-time or living in a remote area, online learning has provided the option of attending college at the time most convenient to them. By connecting those students with a selection of colleges that provide online learning opportunities, PETAP can help those students find the best education at affordable prices.
Young Marines Youth Organization Announces 17-year-old McCall Behringer of Baltimore is National Young Marine of the Year
Tue, 29 May 2012, 10:36:06 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Young Marines National Executive Director Mike Kessler, announced seventeen year old McCall Behringer of Baltimore, Maryland, is the organization's National Young Marine of the Year for 2012-2013. The Young Marines (youngmarines.com) is a national non-profit youth organization for boys and girls ages 8 through the completion of high school.
WEST Holds Career Mentoring Evening for 80 Girl Scouts
Thu, 17 May 2012, 20:03:42 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted a Career Mentoring event for 80 Girl Scouts that ranged from grades 4 to 12. WEST taps into its community of women scientist, engineers and technologist as career mentors to hold events for young girls as well as early and mid career women.
TeamSnap Launches Next Generation Registration System for Sports Teams and Activities
Mon, 14 May 2012, 08:58:22 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
BOULDER, Colo., May 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap today announced the launch of its next generation registration system for sports clubs, leagues and associations. Clubs and leagues can easily register players for seasons, summer camps, skill sessions or just about any kind of event or activity.
National Youth Organization's Call-to-Action Campaign Raises Awareness to the American Flag during June 2012
Tue, 08 May 2012, 08:58:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Executive Director, Mike Kessler, of the national non-profit youth education and service program for boys and girls, the Young Marines, announces a call-to-action campaign to over 300 Young Marine units across the country to participate in the organization's 2nd annual 'Raising Awareness to the Flag' initiative during National Flag Week in June.
Party for a Cause with World Savvy in Minneapolis on May 17, 2012
Tue, 01 May 2012, 18:54:45 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrate a decade of global education programs with World Savvy on May 17, 2012 at the RSP Architects in Minneapolis. The Celebration is the premier fundraising event in support of World Savvy's mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, preparing them to learn, work and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.
The Fulton Leadership Academy to Hold Its 2nd Annual Walk for Excellence Fundraiser
Mon, 30 Apr 2012, 16:44:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., April 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On May 12, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Friendship Community Church at 4141 Old Fairburn Rd., Atlanta, GA, where the school is housed, the Fulton Leadership Academy (FLA) will hold its 2nd Annual Walk for Excellence to raise funds for the charter school's programs.
Life on the Playground: It's Not All Bullying - Season Two of 'Recess Stories' a Comedy for Kids Begins April 27!
Fri, 27 Apr 2012, 12:12:06 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ELLSWORTH, Maine, April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beeswax Productions is excited to announce the Second Season of 'Recess Stories,' its ground breaking online comedy series for kids about life on the playground. It's 'Peanuts' meets 'The Little Rascals' with a dash of 'Seinfeld.' Real kids. Real stories. Really funny.
Grades of Green VERTE Event to Recognize Environmental Heroes at Annenberg Community Beach House
Wed, 25 Apr 2012, 17:00:32 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., April 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green has announced its annual awards and green fundraising evening, VERTE, will be held at the LEED Gold-certified Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, Calif. on April 27th from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. The evening will feature singer/songwriter, Gregory Alan Isakov, sharing his lyrical hit, '3am,' featured on the hit series 'Brothers and Sisters.'
TACPA Announces Quarterly CPE Meeting in San Antonio, Texas
Mon, 23 Apr 2012, 18:55:05 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, April 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Texas Association of Certified Public Accountants (TACPA - www.tacpa.net) announced today the opening of registration for its 2012 Spring Meeting and CPE Sessions. This conference is open to all Texas-licensed CPAs and meets all Texas CPE requirements.
Celebrate A Decade of Global Education Programs with World Savvy in New York
Mon, 16 Apr 2012, 18:46:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., April 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- World Savvy will host a 10-Year Anniversary Celebration to commemorate a decade of global education programs on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the Astor Center in New York. The Celebration is the premier fundraising event in support of World Savvy's mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, preparing them to learn, work, and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.
Management and Neighbors Work Together to Move Dangerous Bus Stop
Mon, 09 Apr 2012, 14:22:19 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HENDERSON, Nev., April 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- General Manager Karla Pearson-Call recognized that the bus stop adjacent to the Club at Madeira Canyon, the homeowners association that she manages, posed a potentially dangerous situation. The children who rode the bus had to cross traffic to access the pedestrian gate leading to the Club, said Professional Community Management of California, Inc.
Save 20K in One Year? Teach English Abroad in South Korea
Wed, 04 Apr 2012, 11:25:18 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Goodwin Publishing, LLC announced today the release of its new audio and e-book, 'Teaching English Abroad: A Financial Prayer Answered' (ISBN: 987-1-937860-20-2), by Jonathan Goodwin.
Thirty Students Launch Projects to Improve Community and World After Participating in Educational Program and Studying Climate Change in Bangladesh
Tue, 03 Apr 2012, 12:42:22 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty youth leaders from the San Francisco, New York and Minnesota areas are implementing social action projects designed to help their communities in particular and the planet in general, says nonprofit World Savvy. The projects are the students' way of sharing the knowledge they gained after participation in an innovative one-month immersion trip to Bangladesh to study climate change.
World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration to Commemorate a Decade of Global Education Programs
Mon, 02 Apr 2012, 17:16:13 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tickets are now available for the World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Birmingham's Dorothy Jemison Day Theater Opens at Alabama School of Fine Arts This Month
Mon, 02 Apr 2012, 16:04:41 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Alabama School of Fine Arts announces the opening of the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater, a state-of- the-art facility built for both school and community use, this month. It is the most technically advanced venue of its kind in the entire Southeast. The Public Grand Opening is scheduled for Sunday, April 15, from 3 - 5 p.m., with Mayor William A. Bell, Sr. cutting the ribbon on the massive new stage.
USC Latino Alumni Association Honors Dr. Richard Zapanta with Legacy Award
Thu, 22 Mar 2012, 17:12:32 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A sold-out crowd of more than 750 Trojans, USC trustees, faculty and administrators, honored guests, alumni and students gathered at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel to celebrate the 38th Annual USC Latino Alumni Scholarship Gala on March 2. Executive Director Domenika Lynch announced that the dinner raised an estimated $300,000, which through USC's two-to-one matching program will add a total $900,000 to USC Latino Alumni Association's scholarship fund.
School Food Gardens get Glass Greenhouses
Tue, 20 Mar 2012, 14:43:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When a local Hillcrest resident asked EcoHouse to remodel his 60 foot sunroom, architect and custom home builder Rodney Collins suggested donating the glassed room to local educational gardens. Not only will the material be reused, but the local food system movement will benefit by better educating our school children and producing good food for the schools and the local farmers markets.
Students from Local Houston College Attend Presentation, Tour at Software Company
Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 14:43:37 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOUSTON, Texas, March 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Softway Solutions is a company that deals directly with the next most important frontier of business: the web. Having been in operation since 2003, Softway Solutions now employs more than 110 individuals throughout the globe. Its far-reaching network allows the company to function at its peak potential.
Harvard, Oxford Students Building New Network for Planetary Change
Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 05:59:15 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Students from Harvard and Oxford, in cooperation with the World Mind Network, Peer to Peer Media Group, and the Creative Commons Initiative, are building a new social network dedicated to using advanced Web and Smart Phone tools to achieve goals in social change, academic research, environmental improvement, education, cultural preservation, and worldwide online discussion of important issues.
Treadstone 71 Announces Certified Cyber Intel and CounterIntel Analyst Boot Camps
Tue, 28 Feb 2012, 10:58:57 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Treadstone 71 announced at the RSA Conference two new certification tracks. The Cyber Intelligence Analyst and the Cyber Counterintelligence (CI) Analyst Certifications focus upon real world, practical activities coupled with theory. The certifications enhance the overall cybersecurity posture of the United States by accelerating the availability of educational and training resources.
Edupoint's Synergy Student Information System Selected by Oregon as State-wide SIS Provider
Mon, 27 Feb 2012, 12:38:44 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions vendor to the national K-12 market, has been exclusively selected as the student information system solutions provider by the Oregon Student Information System Consortium (OSIS).
Sales of Award Winning Text 'Construction Project Management - a Managerial Approach' Increase 400 Percent
Mon, 27 Feb 2012, 06:58:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales of the textbook 'Construction Project Management - a Managerial Approach' (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-1-7) by Pareto Publishing, have increased 400 percent each semester since publication in December 2010. The text is now increasingly used in United States 2-year, 4-year and graduate university construction management, architecture and real estate programs.
UC Grad Inks Ballot Initiative to Freeze College Tuition and Fees
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 06:58:22 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For over six months, Christopher Campbell, a recent graduate of the University of California, Irvine, has been spearheading a campaign, CHEC2012 (www.chec2012.com), that will profoundly change affordability and access to public higher education for currently enrolled and future college students in California.
dax Certification Session Packs House with Key Film and TV Industry Personnel
Tue, 14 Feb 2012, 06:58:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A total of 76 film and TV production personnel from key Hollywood unions and guilds received official certification as qualified users of Sample Digital's dax platform, the industry's leading digital production workflow and media management application, during a course conducted January 28 at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank.
Latest Statistics Reveal Interesting Shift in Online Education Trends
Tue, 07 Feb 2012, 06:58:58 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Feb. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PETAP, LLC (www.petap.org) has discovered recent reports on the subject of online education showing that not only are more students taking advantage of classes offered via the internet, but that the opinions of teachers and administrators regarding online education are changing as well.
Association of American University Presses Celebrates 75 years of Cooperation and Service
Wed, 18 Jan 2012, 14:39:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of American University Presses (AAUP) celebrates the 75th anniversary of its founding in 1937. AAUP is an organization grounded in a tradition of service, whose members engage in forward-looking publishing programs and innovations. Both the history of the association and the future of scholarly communications will provide focus for a series of events, including a 'University Press Week' in November 2012, to mark the occasion of the AAUP 75th anniversary.
Houston Technology Company Teaching Tomorrow's Game Developers
Tue, 10 Jan 2012, 14:08:28 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Houston-based technology company Softway Solutions is giving students an inside look at the fast-paced profession of game development. In an ongoing effort to help educate the Houston community, Softway Solutions Director of 3D Animation Nathan Smith is teaching an 'Introduction to Game Design' class at LoneStar College System. With one semester already under Smith's belt, another one is slated to kick off on Jan. 21, 2012. The classes are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.
USA National Team Members to Perform at UCLA's 7th Annual John Wooden Challenge Gymnastics Showcase
Fri, 06 Jan 2012, 13:49:51 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 2 p.m., former USA National Team members Diana Mkhitaryan and Rebecca Terzian and the 2011 VISA USA National Qualifier Heather Chan from the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics (LASG) will perform at UCLA's Women's Gymnastics 7th Annual John Wooden Challenge at The John Wooden Center (221 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095). The John Wooden Challenge honors all competing teams' academic and athletic achievements.
From Princesses to Pop Tarts, Author Peggy Orenstein Dissects Today's 'Girly-Girl' Trend for Dallas Lecture Audience February 1, 2012, Sponsored by Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas
Wed, 04 Jan 2012, 13:07:04 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas will hold its third lecture, 'What is a Girly-Girl?,' in its 2011-2012 series on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in partnership with The Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture.
Education Behind Bars - A Win-Win Strategy for Maximum Security, by Christopher Zoukis
Wed, 04 Jan 2012, 06:59:22 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
PETERSBURG, Va., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Why should the American taxpayer care about people who are incarcerated in our prison system? Simple, it is a true cost-saving measure that should be discussed. In 'EDUCATION BEHIND BARS' (ISBN: 978-1934597774; Sunbury Press; January, 2012) author Christopher Zoukis makes the case for why all Americans should support education in our prison system. Most Americans do not realize that the United States could save upwards of $60 billion each year by simply educating prisoners.
As President Obama Proclaims January National Mentoring Month, Dallas-Area Women Have the Opportunity to Serve as Role Models through Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas's New Mentoring Program
Tue, 03 Jan 2012, 15:30:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On December 28, 2011, President Obama issued a proclamation designating January 2012 as National Mentoring Month. He stated: 'Every day, mentors help young Americans face the challenges of growing into adulthood. By setting a positive example and sharing their time, knowledge, and experience, mentors play an essential role in preparing our Nation's youth for a bright future.' Themed 'Invest in the Future: Mentor a Child,' January 2012 marks the eleventh annual National Mentoring Month.
Energy Optimizers, USA Responds to Energy Sector Growth
Fri, 09 Dec 2011, 17:35:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 9, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the continued growth in Ohio's demand for energy savings solutions, Energy Optimizers, USA has brought on new talent with the hiring of Mr. Bob Hausmann and the promotion of Mrs. Belinda Kenley to Vice President of Business Development.
Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas Alumna Honored as White House Champion of Change for Encouraging Girls in STEM Fields
Thu, 08 Dec 2011, 15:30:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas congratulates their alumna Bianca Bailey on her selection as a Champion of Change by the White House. Bianca is one of 12 recipients nationwide of the Champions of Change honor for being leaders in the effort to recruit and retain girls and women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.
Citizenship in a Sound Bite Era
Mon, 05 Dec 2011, 17:29:00 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On December 6, 2011, global education non-profit World Savvy, the Institute for Global Citizenship at Macalester College, and the Minnesota Humanities Center are sponsoring 'Citizenship in a Sound Bite Era,' a community forum among a range of individuals and organizations around Minnesota working to educate and engage young people for informed, responsible and sustained citizenship in the sound bite era.
Energy Optimizers, USA Recognized as 'Rookie Business of the Year'
Thu, 01 Dec 2011, 06:59:34 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On November 17th, 2011 Energy Optimizers, USA was acknowledged by the Dayton Business Journal as the Rookie Business of the Year at their annual Business of the Year Awards program.
Stanford, Berkeley Students Compete for Social Networking Prize
Mon, 14 Nov 2011, 20:26:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The World Mind Network, in conjunction with social network Mightybell (www.mightybell.com), is holding a contest between Stanford and UC Berkeley students to find the best example of the use of Mightybell software to create an experience around a fresh approach to planetary problems like climate change, poverty, disease, sustainability, and illiteracy.
Knoxville Faculty-Student Collaboration Seminars - Authors Speak on Collaborating for Community Effect
Wed, 09 Nov 2011, 12:55:18 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 9, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many college students do not make a connection between class instruction and the reality of practical living. However, a local professor along with his former students hopes to share their story to assist others during the economic downturn. Dr. Daryl D. Green and Ms. Noriko Chapman, of PMLA, will provide two seminars for the local community, November 15th, 5:30 p.m. at Lincoln Memorial University - Knoxville campus, and November 22th, 5:30 p.m. at Lincoln Memorial University - Harrogate campus.
Continuous Training Makes Union Ironworkers the Trusted Source for Quality Architectural and Ornamental Work
Mon, 24 Oct 2011, 16:45:24 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Iron Workers International Union, teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), released a series of new architectural and ornamental training modules designed to replicate real-world assembly and installation challenges ironworkers face on jobsites. Currently, IMPACT Region VI has four new architectural and ornamental mockups in use at training locations in Houston, Arlington, San Antonio and Oklahoma City.
Nonprofit Biodiesel Distributor Delivers 10 Millionth Gallon of Biodiesel Blend
Fri, 21 Oct 2011, 08:59:06 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Energy Cooperative, a member-owned nonprofit, announced today the delivery of their 10 millionth gallon of biodiesel blended fuel. The delivery went to Krapf Bus Companies, a local private bus contractor for school districts. These 10 million gallons of biodiesel blends have resulted in the use of nearly 1.5 million gallons of domestically-produced fuel and significant emission reductions for many regulated pollutants.
Idaho Dairy Producers Double Scholarship Plans to Help 15 Students Pursue Their Dreams
Fri, 21 Oct 2011, 06:59:22 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TWIN FALLS, Idaho, Oct. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When the dairy producer leaders of the United Dairymen of Idaho (UDI) and its two branches - the Idaho Dairy Products Commission and the Idaho Dairymen's Association - agreed to establish a scholarship program this year, they intended to award $1,500 scholarships to seven deserving students of Idaho dairy farm families.
Redmond School District in Oregon Selects Edupoint to Help Meet Their Vision of Proficiency-based Teaching and Learning
Thu, 13 Oct 2011, 19:50:27 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by the High Desert Education Service District to replace their eSIS SIS solution with Edupoint's GENESIS(TM) SIS.
The Best of KidSpirit Online Print Edition Showcases Teen Creativity and Resources for Teachers
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 18:34:13 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do teens think about cheating? How do youth approach depression or becoming vegetarian? How do traditional religious backgrounds influence young people's choices and character development? These questions and more are tackled by teens in the pages of KidSpirit's new print issue released today, the Best of KidSpirit Online.
Collegiate Caregivers Combines College Students and Technology to Provide Superior Home Care
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 09:58:44 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MADISON, Wis., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Collegiate Caregivers announced this week the launch of a new home care business that aims to revolutionize the senior care industry through an intelligent and unique use of college students and technology.
Berkeley Leads in Exploring Practical and Revolutionary Usages of Web and Cell Tools
Tue, 20 Sep 2011, 21:32:36 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The University of California at Berkeley, in partnership with the World Mind Network, is becoming the nexus of a new movement aiming to maximize the vast power embedded in commonly used Web and Smart phone technologies to effect useful change in the world.
Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Reading Is Fundamental
Thu, 08 Sep 2011, 21:59:32 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In Recognition of International Literacy Day, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized Reading Is Fundamental as its September Charity of the Month. For nearly 45 years, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) has provided books to children to foster a love of reading and develop skills that are critical to learning.
Houston Teen Rapper Baby Jay Headlines the 'Fort Hood Teen Back to School Bash and Carnival' on Aug. 19
Tue, 16 Aug 2011, 00:47:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Roland Entertainment announced today that teen rapper Baby Jay has been invited for a second time to perform at Fort Hood for their 'Teen Back to School Bash and Carnival' per recommendation from the Grammy organization Texas Chapter. The event is presented by The U.S. Army Child, Youth and School Services in partnership with The USO. Baby Jay will headline the event for teens from the Fort Hood community.
Bridging the Digital Divide - Help to Close the Achievement Gap in California Schools
Fri, 22 Jul 2011, 22:53:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a workshop held at the California Latino Superintendent's Association, Summer Institute, Business Management Consultant, and Publisher of Family Literacy Journal, Cyndi Fischer, addressed school administrators on the impact of the digital divide on California's Latino students.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Promotes CarpoolAssist to Help Local Community Arrange Carpools
Wed, 13 Jul 2011, 11:59:04 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
CUPERTINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CarpoolAssist, the web-based service that helps people connect to create carpools for work, school or special events, today announced that it has been selected by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) district in Charlotte, North Carolina for a pilot program, under which CMS is promoting the use of CarpoolAssist to help create carpools for parents, students and staff.
Corruption at the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools Exposed!
Mon, 27 Jun 2011, 16:43:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PEORIA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Corruption at the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools?' (ISBN: 978-1-58909-788-9), a new book just released by Bookstand Publishing, documents shocking alleged corruption at the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools.
EduServe, Inc. Releases Spirit of '76 App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
Mon, 20 Jun 2011, 17:46:40 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
STANWOOD, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To commemorate 235 years of U.S. independence, EduServe, Inc. today announced the release of its new Spirit of '76 application for the Apple iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. This exciting new app introduces the founding fathers to the digital age.
Bethel and Covington Schools along with Energy Optimizers, USA Implement Energy Conservation Projects
Thu, 16 Jun 2011, 10:58:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Superintendents at Bethel Local and Covington Exempted Village Schools announce that the districts will be implementing energy conservation projects to reduce energy usage and cost and to save taxpayer dollars. Energy Optimizers, USA has been working with both Miami County school districts to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.
KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Metrics that Matter Spring 2011: It's All About You!
Mon, 13 Jun 2011, 21:32:28 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced it has released the Spring 2011 version of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter.
Eaton Community Schools and Energy Optimizers, USA Implement $2 Million Energy Conservation Project
Thu, 26 May 2011, 17:10:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eaton Community Schools Superintendent Brad Neavin announces that the school district will establish a 'Green Team' of staff and students that will both develop and deliver the District's energy education program, sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA. Greg Smith, President of Energy Optimizers, and Mr. Neavin announced that Eaton High School students who participate in the Green Team can apply for one of several college scholarships.
Edupoint Helps Las Cruces Public Schools Meet Expedited Launch Date to Replace eSIS
Tue, 10 May 2011, 18:17:27 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected to implement its GENESIS and GENESEA SIS solutions for the Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS). While the school district could have chosen to migrate to free software provided by the new owners of their existing eSIS system, a comprehensive study of all available options recommended the Edupoint purchase.
2011 Freedom Riders Come to Morehouse
Fri, 29 Apr 2011, 09:59:19 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Georgia Humanities Council, in partnership with the PBS series American Experience, Morehouse College and 16 other Atlanta area organizations are pleased to announce that the forty 2011 Student Freedom Riders will join us for Freedom Riders - Atlanta.
Marinello Schools of Beauty Donates $25,000 to the American Red Cross for Disaster Relief Efforts in Japan
Thu, 14 Apr 2011, 17:20:20 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading West Coast beauty school, is proud to present the American Red Cross with $25,000 to help rebuild Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami. The funds are a result of a company wide Cut-A-Thon fundraiser, which took place March 29 - April 2.
DETC Recognizes CalUniversity Alum Dr. Stacy Barnes with The Outstanding Graduate for 2011 Award
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 22:01:28 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a leading distance-learning educational institution, was proud to be represented by Dr. Stacy Barnes at the 85th Annual Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) Conference last week in Williamsburg, Virginia.
It's Time to Make a Difference: Golf Tournament Drives Funding for Dallas-Area Education
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 10:59:24 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Foundation today announced plans for the ninth-annual NCLB Golf Classic, benefiting St. Anthony School and Community Center. Dallas-area golfers are encouraged to join the tournament to help make a difference for this South Dallas charter school, which provides top-notch education for underprivileged students.
Bay Area Students Tackle 21st Century Challenges at The Ninth Annual World Affairs Challenge
Mon, 11 Apr 2011, 23:55:44 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, April 16th, 2011, nearly 700 middle and high school students, teachers, volunteers, parents, and community leaders from around the Bay Area will convene at San Francisco State University to participate in The Ninth Annual World Affairs Challenge™, hosted by global education non-profit World Savvy in partnership with San Francisco State University's College of Education.
Global Music Rights Panel at the California Copyright Conference in Los Angeles
Fri, 01 Apr 2011, 19:46:35 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Songwriters, music publishers, and holders of intellectual property are invited to attend the California Copyright Conference presentation 'Music Rights from a Global Perspective' on the evening of Wednesday, April 13 in Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles).
Baidu.com's Lead Investor Contributes $11.5 Million to CalUniversity
Fri, 25 Mar 2011, 15:46:53 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a leading distance-learning educational institution, has received a $11.5 million investment from Dr. Finian Tan, the lead investor in China's number one search engine Baidu.
Julia Dean Photo Workshops Opens New Hollywood Center
Tue, 15 Mar 2011, 19:41:57 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Julia Dean Photo Workshops (JDPW), the West Coast's largest non-degree based school of photography, will mark the opening of its new headquarters in the heart of Hollywood's Media District on March 26, 2011.
San Francisco Unified School District Awards Student Information System (SIS) RFP to Edupoint
Wed, 09 Mar 2011, 20:15:25 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market and based in Irvine, California, has been selected to implement its GENESIS SIS solution suite for the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD).
Pathbuilders Welcomes Major General Maria Britt, Commanding General of the Georgia Army National Guard to 'Women of Influence' Panel
Thu, 03 Mar 2011, 18:31:32 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pathbuilders is pleased to introduce its distinguished panelists for the Continua® 'Women of Influence - Navigating Organizations with Few Female Leaders' program on Friday, March 11. The panel will include Major General Maria Britt, Commanding General of the Georgia Army National Guard; Kris Wooton, SVP, Finance at CNN Worldwide; and Sharon James Jordon, SVP, Operations & Systems at Chartis Aerospace Insurance Services, Inc.
The Bob Moog Foundation is Recipient of 2011 Non-Profit PR Grants Program
Wed, 02 Mar 2011, 23:33:25 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope is honored to make The Bob Moog Foundation its fourth chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with The Bob Moog Foundation's mission to educate and inspire children and adults through the power and possibilities of electronic music and intersection of music, science and innovation.
Omni Publishing Co. Releases New DVD: The Last Closet - Combating Homophobia in Schools
Tue, 01 Mar 2011, 11:58:52 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WAREHAM, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Omni Publishing Co. announces the release on March 1, 2011, of the DVD 'The Last Closet - Combating Homophobia in Schools.' The DVD features the presenter Dan Woog, a gay man, who is the varsity soccer coach at Staples High School in Westport, Connecticut.
Twin Cities Students Tackle 21st Century Challenges at Minnesota's Third Annual World Affairs Challenge
Thu, 24 Feb 2011, 00:35:25 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ST. PAUL, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, March 5, 2011, nearly 600 middle and high school students, teachers, volunteers, parents, and community leaders from around the Twin Cities will convene at Macalester College in St. Paul to participate in Minnesota's Third Annual World Affairs Challenge, hosted by global education non-profit World Savvy in partnership with Macalester College's Institute for Global Citizenship.
Ceceilyn Miller Institute Presents 2011 N.J. Anti-Bullying Conference for School Districts June 9 at Rutgers University
Wed, 23 Feb 2011, 12:59:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Jersey's new Anti-Bullying Law is one of the strongest in the country. In an effort to help school districts meet the law's new challenges and responsibilities, the 2011 New Jersey Anti-Bullying Conference will bring together key state and national scholars and practitioners to present their expertise and knowledge about bullying prevention.
World Savvy is Recipient of 2011 Non-Profit PR Grant Program
Wed, 16 Feb 2011, 21:42:53 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California PR firm, Neotrope, is honored to make World Savvy its third chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with World Savvy's mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, to prepare the next generation of leaders to learn, work and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.
Alameda Teacher Discusses Egypt on PBS NewsHour
Fri, 11 Feb 2011, 22:26:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nea Community Learning Center teacher David Maduli is among a nationwide group of educators chosen by PBS NewsHour to participate in a live online discussion exploring recent political events in Egypt. The discussion will take place Tuesday, February 15 at 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT).
Emerge Scholarships Inc. Announces 2011 Advisory Board
Mon, 31 Jan 2011, 23:43:54 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Emerge Scholarships, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides academic scholarships to deserving women, welcomes the members of its 2011 Advisory Board. Emerge provides scholarships to women whose educations have been interrupted, who have overcome significant challenges and who give back to their communities.
Discounted Early Registration Open for Camp Jam - Summer 2011 Rock Music Camps in 17 Cities Nationwide
Mon, 31 Jan 2011, 19:38:10 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Camp Jam, the nation's premier provider of rock music camps and educational rock 'n' roll music programs, is now accepting discounted early registrations for its Summer 2011 camp series. Students rehearse, record, and perform like rock stars during curriculum-based day camp and overnight camp programs.
Eaton Community Schools - GOING GREEN
Tue, 25 Jan 2011, 19:55:15 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Energy Optimizers, USA, located in Tipp City, Ohio, is assisting the Eaton Community School District, located in Eaton, Ohio, to GO GREEN and SAVE GREEN, Money. The school district is enhancing their school facility's HVAC systems, lighting systems, and implementing renewable energy projects, including solar thermal systems, to reduce their annual energy costs by more than $225,000 per year.
SecuGen and Lucky Technology Bring Greater Security to US Based Schools
Tue, 25 Jan 2011, 12:59:16 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen and Lucky Technology are pleased to announce a technology and marketing partnership to bring physical access control to North American educational institutions. Lucky Technology's iGuard Access Control device is integrated with SecuGen's SDA03M fingerprint module and is the world's leading Internet connected, biometric device for school security.
Edupoint's New LessonVUE™ Curriculum Management System Selected by Arizona's Largest School District, Mesa Public Schools
Tue, 11 Jan 2011, 00:59:27 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint™ Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected to implement its newest solution, LessonVUE™ curriculum management, at Mesa Public Schools (MPS). LessonVUE is designed to empower educators and administrators to drive classroom achievement through better management, alignment and analysis of curriculum while providing data to inform instructional decisions.
Haitian Community Remembers January 12, 2010 Earthquake in Haiti Activities
Fri, 07 Jan 2011, 22:19:17 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOYTON BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Toussaint L'Ouverture High School for Arts & Social Justice (TLHS) announced today that Major Joseph Bernadel, US Army (Ret.), and the Delray Beach Interfaith Clergy Association are pleased to invite you to remember with the Palm Beach County Haitian community the loss of lives and the great disaster caused by the Earthquake on January 12, 2010 in Haiti.
CalUniversity Holds Its First Graduation Ceremony Followed by National Entrepreneur's Day Conference
Thu, 16 Dec 2010, 11:59:23 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A perfect ending to a years' worth of hard work, CalUniversity celebrated the graduation of its inaugural class of students on November 19th, 2010. With the majority of students receiving their Doctorate degrees and others earning their Master's and Bachelor degrees, the class of 2010 is now prepared to enter, or in some cases continue to thrive in, today's work force.
Gingrich Foundation Presents Annual Gift to Luther College
Wed, 15 Dec 2010, 21:50:52 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DECORAH, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation has presented its annual gift to the Newt L. and Callista L. Gingrich Scholarship Fund at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Since 2005, the endowment has provided annual scholarships for instrumental music majors studying piano, organ, and wind instruments.
Alameda Sixth Grade Scientists Help Save the Bay
Tue, 07 Dec 2010, 19:14:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sixth grade science students at the Alameda Community Learning Center will take on the roles of real-life environmental scientists this school year, thanks to a collaboration with Save the Bay and grant support from Bio-Rad. Using the Pasco SPARK system of dataloggers to enable remote collection of pH, salinity, and ORP data, learners will conduct a geochemical and microbiological survey of two native plant restoration areas in the SF Bay.
Edupoint Launches Mobile Initiative with Release of TeacherVUE, ParentVUE and StudentVUE Apps
Fri, 03 Dec 2010, 00:29:13 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading provider of student information systems (SIS) to the national K-12 education market, has launched a comprehensive mobile initiative designed to improve the access to student and classroom information for teachers, administrators, parents and students. The company's GENESIS product suite has been enhanced with mobile-friendly applications for the iPhone and iPad.
CalUniversity's Successful Concept of Higher Education Goes Global
Thu, 18 Nov 2010, 17:30:08 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a leading distance-learning educational institution, is now offering its services globally in the hopes of making affordable degree attainment a reality for students everywhere.
Alameda Teacher Brings 3D Innovation to Classroom
Fri, 05 Nov 2010, 14:02:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alameda Community Learning Center science facilitator Carlton Grizzle will bring cutting-edge learning experiences to students this year with the help of a new MakerBot 3D printer he was recently awarded by the manufacturer. Grizzle was one of 10 educators chosen from over 100 applicants to receive a MakerBot Cupcake CNC Deluxe Kit, a tool that will instantly make him one of the most innovative teachers in the world.
A Trend Continues: Another CLO of the Year Winner is a KnowledgeAdvisors Client
Wed, 13 Oct 2010, 15:42:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today proudly congratulates Tamar Elkeles, Vice President of Qualcomm Learning and Development Center, who was named 2010 CLO of the Year by Chief Learning magazine at the Fall 2010 Chief Learning Symposium.
The American Dream: 'Education for Everyone'
Tue, 12 Oct 2010, 17:41:14 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The mission to bring education to everyone across America took center stage last week at the Distance Education and Training Council workshop at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The public service announcement (PSA) entitled 'Think About It' was warmly received by over 100 schools in attendance. The 'Think About It' concept was developed by California Intercontinental University to bring awareness to the public.
PETAP.org - Online Education Enrollments Continue Steady Increase
Tue, 05 Oct 2010, 15:47:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to a recent survey taken by the Department of Education, enrollment in online educational programs is still showing a substantial increase and is having a dramatic effect on education in general. The Department of Education statistics say that in 2007 12.2 million students were enrolled in online programs with an expected increase of up to 18 million by 2012.
Marinello Schools of Beauty Scholarship Winner is Following Her Dream to Improve the Lives of Abused Women
Tue, 28 Sep 2010, 16:54:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
REDDING, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jessica Wylie, 18, the first-place winner of the second annual Marinello Raw Talent High School Scholarship contest, wants to use her $10,000 scholarship to help abused women feel 'loved, important and beautiful.' Her remarkable story has since been published in Redding's own Record Searchlight.
New Alameda Charter School Earns Top API Scores
Tue, 21 Sep 2010, 15:00:44 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Nea Community Learning Center earned an API score of 839 following its first year in operation, making it among the top achieving schools in the Alameda Unified School District. Nea, which opened its doors in 2009 to offer innovative, community-based learning in a diverse environment, serves 346 learners in grades K-10.
Crown Tutoring Deeply Discounts Tutoring Services for K-12, College, and Test Preparation to Help Parents Hurt by the Economy
Wed, 08 Sep 2010, 07:58:09 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a continued effort to create lifelong learners and make high quality tutoring services available to students throughout the United States, Crown Tutoring, a leading national provider of in home tutoring and test preparation services, is now offering significantly discounted rate plans.
Education Channel PETAP.org Offers Academic Counseling and Career Assessment Services
Wed, 01 Sep 2010, 06:57:48 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PETAP LLC offers information regarding academic counseling and career assessment services through PETAP.org. These services will assist students in planning their career, choosing a school or college, and preparing for their postsecondary education. Information regarding these planning services is available as well as academic and career information.
Tipp City Schools Save Money and the Environment
Thu, 19 Aug 2010, 13:25:07 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Tipp City Exempted Village School district wanted to reduce its energy expenses and engaged Greg Smith, President of Energy Optimizers, USA to do just that. According to a report released this week, the public / private partnership has provided the district with $11,483.53 in energy savings during the first 5 months of this year on electric and gas utilization.
PETAP.org Announces Online and Distance Learning Educational Program Options
Tue, 03 Aug 2010, 14:17:37 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PETAP LLC offers certificate and degree training information for a variety of career fields, through the online schools and colleges directory. The online directory provides information regarding distance learning options, degrees, certificates, and other educational resources.
Research on Privatizing Enlightenment Released to the Public
Fri, 30 Jul 2010, 16:17:05 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NORFOLK, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The research article 'Privatizing Enlightenment in the Re-Emergence of Religion' and studies exploring similarities between writings of Eckhart Tolle (2005) and Belzebuub (2001, 2002) reveal new insights about contemporary spirituality. Author, Dr. Gabrielle Wood will release the research online starting today July 30.
First Medical Marijuana School to Open Its Doors in New England
Wed, 28 Jul 2010, 18:01:55 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New England School of Alternative Horticultural Studies, a New England-based medical marijuana training center, today announced the September 2010 launch of its Basic Medical Marijuana training class in Warwick, Rhode Island, the first professional medical marijuana training class in the north-eastern United States.
KnowledgeAdvisors Investigates Importance of Informal Learning in Organizations
Thu, 22 Jul 2010, 11:55:44 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, has announced it has released a brand new whitepaper focusing on informal learning measurement. The research conducted by KnowledgeAdvisors was based upon substantial data collected across diverse industries in an effort to gain a comprehensive representation of the present condition of informal learning.
CalUniversity Celebrates National Safety and Harmony Month
Tue, 13 Jul 2010, 08:59:35 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California Intercontinental University (CalUniversity) CEO and Co-Chairman Dr. Shaan Kumar celebrated World Safety and Harmony Month by honoring Dr. Khalil BineBine with its 2010 Quality Service Excellence Award.
PETAP.org Presents its Traditional Campus Based Schools, Colleges, and Universities Directory
Thu, 01 Jul 2010, 06:57:23 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PETAP LLC introduces its directory of traditional schools and colleges. Provided in the directory is a list of the top North American campus based colleges and universities available to students. Information regarding available certificate and degree programs including overviews about specific career fields are available as well.
A New Earth Based On Old Texts? Researchers Compare Writings of Eckhart Tolle and Belzebuub
Mon, 28 Jun 2010, 18:02:53 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NORFOLK, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A research study addresses concerns about similarities between Eckhart Tolle's 'A New Earth' (2005) and Belzebuub's 'Searching Within' (2001) and 'The Journey to Enlightenment' (2002). Dr. Gabrielle Wood, who initiated the study, has published the results online today.
Olympic Silver Medal Figure Skater to Coach at Park City Ice Arena
Mon, 21 Jun 2010, 19:41:01 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
PARK CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This summer, Park City residents are sure to reminisce about the year they hosted the Olympics as Olympic medalist figure skater, Peter Carruthers, takes to the ice to coach people of all ages at the Park City Ice Arena.
Alameda Community Learning Center Launches Innovative STEM Program
Mon, 21 Jun 2010, 14:38:39 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) recently announced the addition of a new STEM Through Engineering program as part of its mission to deliver technology-rich, cutting-edge curriculum that offers real world learning applications. STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, is a research-based approach to 21st century education.
PETAP.org Introduces its Online Schools and Colleges Directory
Tue, 01 Jun 2010, 13:29:58 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PETAP, LLC presents its distance learning and online schools directory for higher education. The online schools and colleges directory provides students with information about where and how to obtain certificates, diplomas, degrees, and other educational resources.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Approves California InterContinental University as Recognized University for Online Education
Tue, 25 May 2010, 16:14:02 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a provider of distance education through online degrees, announced this week that the Veteran's Administration now recognizes this educational institution as a provider of higher education for active military personnel and veterans.
Three Marinello Students Place in Top 10 Spots of National Hair Competition
Fri, 21 May 2010, 19:25:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading chain of beauty schools on the West Coast, recently had three of its brightest stars place in the 4th annual Junior Style Stars National Hair Competition. Marinello was the only beauty school with three students ranked in the top ten. The Junior Style Stars National Hair Competition is the largest cosmetology student competition in the world.
Marinello Cares About the Oil Spills and Gives Back with Hair
Wed, 12 May 2010, 19:54:59 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading chain of beauty schools on the West Coast, supports the Gulf coast clean up efforts by donating hair clippings to be made into hair booms and mats by the Matter of Trust charity. The public is invited to participate and enjoy $2 hair cuts from May 13th through May 20th in support of this cause. Clippings from hair cuts at all Marinello locations will be contributed.
Students Learn More by Addressing World Problems Online Than by Sitting in Classrooms
Tue, 11 May 2010, 19:37:46 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the Gulf oil spill inched closer to land last week, hundreds of fishermen, tourists, and local officials sent text messages, tweets, and cell phone videos to share their experience with the world. Many of these were monitored by tracking sites, which in turn were watched by high school students on their home computers and smart phones; many of whom were part of the World Mind Network.
Carden Academy of Mission Viejo Raises $40,000 to Support School Programming
Thu, 22 Apr 2010, 18:26:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Carden Academy of Mission Viejo announced today that more than $40,000 was raised at its Third Annual Dinner Dance, 'A Night of Chance,' held at the Coto de Caza Country Club on Saturday, April 17, 2010. The event was organized by the academy's Parents Association to raise funds that will enhance the school programs at Carden Academy.
PETAP LLC Presents the Release of Partners in Education and Tuition Assistance Programs (PETAP)
Mon, 19 Apr 2010, 16:47:12 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PETAP LLC presents PETAP.org, an organization that focuses on providing tuition assistance and higher education resources for students. With a national community focus PETAP partners with academic and corporate lending institutions. The objective of PETAP is to include financial and academic resources partnerships at national and local community levels to support and promote higher education.
Respondus Releases the StudyMate Mobile Application
Mon, 19 Apr 2010, 07:58:33 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus, Inc. announces the availability of two mobile solutions for its StudyMate Class application, enabling students to access interactive study materials from their online courses. Collectively, the mobile offerings for StudyMate Class support the iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Palm Pre, iPod touch, and iPad devices.
Alameda Students Win Top Honors in Science Fair
Mon, 29 Mar 2010, 13:05:36 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Students at the Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) took home top prizes in several categories at the Chevron 57th Annual San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair this past week. Among the 13 ACLC students to bring home awards were sophomore Dylan Moore, who placed fist in the Engineering and Computer Applications category with his project Creating and Modifying a Fuel Cell System for Clean Energy.
B.E. Publishing Launches 100 Percent Web-Based Keyboarding Software for Schools
Fri, 19 Mar 2010, 13:01:03 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
WARWICK, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EduTyping, a new and innovative keyboarding software for schools, is rewriting the rules for students and teachers' keyboarding classrooms. B.E. Publishing's EduTyping requires no textbooks or paper; it's strictly online technology that provides students with the flexibility of doing assignments at school or home by simply logging in with a user name and password.
Largest Class to Date Graduates from Pathbuilders' Percepta Program
Tue, 16 Mar 2010, 13:32:15 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seventy-two women graduated on March 2 from Pathbuilders' 2009-10 Percepta class. Percepta is a six-month program that prepares women for leadership positions in their companies by providing group mentoring and educational seminars combined with program-wide network building. Junior-executive high-potential women were paired with executive-level mentors who helped guide their development and position them to have greater impact on their companies. The graduation took place Atlanta.
The Business Case for Paid Internships
Tue, 09 Mar 2010, 06:59:23 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intern Bridge, the nation's leading college recruiting research and consulting firm, began releasing data today from its national internship survey completed by over 25,000 students from 250 universities. In the 2010 Internship Salary Report, the firm details the business case for offering paid internships based on this firsthand data.
ArtsRanch, Founded By Broadway Performer Jacob Brent, Announces Summer Performing Arts Camp in July 2010
Thu, 04 Mar 2010, 06:59:13 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN JOSE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ArtsRanch, Performing Arts Training Center in Northern California has announced a three-week summer camp in July 2010 at the Coloma Resort. Founded in 2009 by Jacob Brent, (Mr. Mistoffelees in CATS - Broadway, London and film), who also serves as Artistic Director, ArtsRanch features Broadway performers as guest teaching artists, all of whom are dedicated to training and nurturing young talent and developing the performing artists of the future.
A South Florida School Develops New Method of Teaching That Helps Students Learn Faster and Easier
Tue, 23 Feb 2010, 16:02:07 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Almost anyone can learn practically anything faster and easier using the Sdoia-Satz Method, a new system of teaching and learning, says Phyllis Sdoia-Satz, Executive Director of Sdoia-Satz Institute in Miami. Phyllis Sdoia-Satz and Barry Satz have written a book called 'Practicing Sucks, But It Doesn't Have To!' (ISBN: 978-1607090076, hardcover; Rowman and Littlefield, 2009) which defines and explains the Sdoia-Satz Method.
Agricultural Expertise Needed to Feed, Fuel World's Skyrocketing Demands for Food, Energy
Tue, 23 Feb 2010, 12:57:22 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LEXINGTON, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As National Teach Ag Day on February 25 nears, communities across the nation are asked to consider the teachers that will be needed to prepare students for the increasing number and complexity of agriculture-related jobs expected to be available in the United States. 'Perhaps most importantly - we will need qualified teachers to prepare students for these increasingly sophisticated professions,' said Jay Jackman, Ph.D., executive director of the National Association of Agricultural Educators.
Major Bernadel, COO of TLHS invited to the United Nations Women Empowerment Conference
Fri, 19 Feb 2010, 12:23:50 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Toussaint L'Ouverture High School for Arts and Social Justice (TLHS) is pleased to announce that its Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer Major Joseph M. Bernadel, US Army (Ret.), is invited by the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations in New York to attend a special event titled 'Engaging Philanthropy to Promote Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment.'
Educational Symposium: Educating African-Americans for The 21st Century: 'A Call to Action'
Thu, 18 Feb 2010, 16:08:35 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
OAKLAND, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inward Journeys Consulting, an educational consulting company founded by Dr. Chris Harrison and NNeka Harrison, Ed.D. (ABD) is hosting an educational symposium titled Educating African-Americans for the 21st Century: 'A Call to Action.' This symposium will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Mills College (in Lisser Hall) in Oakland, Calif.
Biometric Signature ID Announces CEO Jeff Maynard to Speak on Student ID Verification Pilot Completed with University of Maryland University College
Tue, 16 Feb 2010, 15:57:49 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Biometric Signature ID (BSI) announces that its CEO, Jeff Maynard, will be a featured speaker at the 2010 eLearning conference in Ft. Worth Texas. Mr. Maynard is scheduled to speak on Monday February 22, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. on 'Biometric Signatures for Student ID Identity Authentication and Results of pilot with University of Maryland University College.'
Backbone Security Launches Online Digital Forensics Course
Fri, 05 Feb 2010, 16:01:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Backbone Security's Steganography Analysis and Research Center (SARC) is pleased to announce their popular Certified Steganography Examiner (CSE) course is now available online. This two-day advanced digital forensics course raises awareness of the threat from use of digital steganography to conceal evidence of criminal activity or use by insiders to steal sensitive information.
Public School Education: Helping Provide Long Island Students with a Brighter Future
Fri, 29 Jan 2010, 13:14:26 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is no secret that our country is in the worst economic crisis in recent history. There are many challenges being faced within our local communities. Families are surviving on tighter budgets, companies are streamlining and downsizing and governments are looking at how to balance their budgets and decrease spending. According to the Long Island Presidents' Council, in a few months, school districts will be planning their own budgets and looking for community support.
Online Think Tank Explores Ways in Which Education Can Shape the 21st Century
Thu, 07 Jan 2010, 17:07:50 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Institute for the Future of Education, a new online discussion group initiated by students and educators around the globe, is asking how tradition-bound schools can evolve to meet the changing needs of the new Millennium. The forum addresses questions like: Why do schools still place so much emphasis on the memorization of reams of facts, when the Web makes much of this unnecessary?
New Academic Discipline to Take Shape at Staten Island's Wagner College
Mon, 07 Dec 2009, 18:12:14 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading scholars concerned about today's men and boys will convene here April 7, 2010 to plan for a new academic discipline focusing on male studies at the university level. The event sponsored by The On Step Institute will be held at Wagner College and hosted by Professor Miles Groth, Ph.D. It will lay out the groundwork for the First International Conference on Male Studies scheduled for October 2010 and the launch of the Male Studies Journal.
Paws of Life Foundation Announces Online K9 Handler Academy
Mon, 23 Nov 2009, 12:55:04 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Canine handlers have a challenging job and training is of great importance. That's why the Paws of Life Foundation and Iowa State University Extension for Continuing Education and Professional Development, together, are offering online training - the Working K9 Handler Academy where search and rescue dog handlers take classes.
University Learning Center Created by Rinella and Rinella Senior Partner Wins Prestigious National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Award
Wed, 14 Oct 2009, 18:15:28 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renowned family law firm Rinella and Rinella Ltd. today announced that the learning center founded by its Senior Partner Bernard (Bernie) Rinella has been awarded the 2009 NCLCA/Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award. The Bernard B. Rinella, Jr. Learning Center was established at Miami University - Oxford in 2000.
Educational Publisher DynaStudy, Inc. Wins Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers' Choice Award
Fri, 25 Sep 2009, 05:59:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Learning magazine has selected the DynaNotes SmartClings - Graphs instructional kit as a winner of the Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers' Choice Awards for the Classroom. According to Heather Crews, Learning magazine Award Coordinator, the teacher-judges from across the United States evaluated hundreds of products on 'quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation' to identify 'the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products.'
The Henry Armstrong Foundation Honors Boxing Legend through Athletic and Medical Scholarship Program
Wed, 16 Sep 2009, 07:00:34 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Henry Armstrong Foundation announced this week that it has awarded its first round of college scholarships to five high school recipients who plan to pursue higher education in medicine or athletics. Each student was awarded $1,000 to aid in the cost of the initial application, tuition and book fees.
7th Annual World Savvy Gala - Raising Funds to Address Global Education in Our Schools
Mon, 24 Aug 2009, 19:01:50 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, September 24, 2009 the 7th Annual World Savvy Gala will be held at the Hotel Kabuki. The Gala is World Savvy's premier event, raising funds and awareness to support the mission of the organization to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, so that they are prepared to learn, work, and live as responsible citizens in the global community.
The Utah Education Network and Respondus Partner to Reduce Cheating in Online Exams
Wed, 19 Aug 2009, 07:58:38 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Utah Education Network (UEN) has selected Respondus LockDown Browser to reduce common methods of cheating and copying during online assessments. The UEN consortium, which includes the 10 public universities from the Utah System of Higher Education, uses the Blackboard Vista course management system to deliver its online assessments.
California Universal Waste Rules Continue to Change
Mon, 03 Aug 2009, 17:53:27 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present several two-day Hazardous Waste in California Workshops during the month of September. This course is designed for industries that must assure compliance with California's hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in San Diego on September 14-15; Los Angeles on September 17-18; Bakersfield on September 21-22; and Oakland on September 24-25, 2009.
HoustonGuitar Releases New Online Guitar Lesson Series
Tue, 14 Jul 2009, 07:59:58 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Guitar Lessons has released a new streaming video lesson series for beginning and intermediate guitarists, available by monthly subscription. There are over 270 separate practice videos in the lesson series. Greg Varhaug, a professional guitar teacher and the creator of the series, says that the amount of time it takes to master beginner's guitar is not a matter of weeks or months, but hours. Most people can complete the program with less than 25 hours of actual practice time.
As Unemployment Continues to Climb, Many Parents Are Concerned About the Cost of Preschool Tuition
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 07:00:18 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the unemployment rate climbs to over 9 percent (according to Bureau of Labor Statistics, The Employment Situation: May 2009), many financially strained families may feel pressure to send their young children to preschool. Authors Renee and Mike Mosiman help those parents who choose not to send their young children to school in their new book, 'The Smarter Preschooler: Unlocking Your Child's Intellectual Potential' (ISBN: 978-0-9816426-5-9).
Professional Academic Society Increases Opportunities and Resources for Part-Time College Educators
Thu, 07 May 2009, 12:22:30 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SoCAFE, The Society of Certified Adjunct Faculty Educators, has announced two major enhancements to its web-based certification program for adjunct instructors in higher education. These include expansion of membership eligibility and addition of a Director of Faculty Resources. Both are in response to a growing need for very high quality adjunct faculty in a shrinking educational marketplace.
U.S. Independent Colleges and Universities Make History, Support Development with Custom Publishing: Oxford College Celebrates Campus Architecture
Wed, 06 May 2009, 14:42:06 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga., May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Oxford College wanted to draw appreciation to its distinctive 56-acre campus, and nearby town of Oxford's architecture and gardens, it decided to showcase its distinctive surroundings by developing an architectural history book through specialty custom publisher Bookhouse Group. Scheduled for release in late 2009, the museum quality book combines professionally researched and compelling prose with both archival and current photography.
Over 250 Twin Cities Residents Will Participate in Innovative Academic Event Focused on Responsible Global Citizenship
Fri, 17 Apr 2009, 13:26:28 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, April 25, 2009, over 250 middle and high school students, volunteer judges, educational leaders and community guests from around the Twin Cities will convene at Macalester College in St. Paul to participate in Minnesota's First Annual World Affairs Challenge(TM), hosted by global education non-profit World Savvy in partnership with Macalester College's Institute for Global Citizenship.
College Acceptances Rolling in for Seniors at Oakland Military Institute in Oakland, Calif.
Tue, 31 Mar 2009, 17:20:16 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
OAKLAND, Calif., March 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oakland Military Institute (OMI), a free college prep charter school, announces several members of its senior class have received college acceptances. The school provides a structured and rigorous academic college preparatory program for Bay Area boys and girls in grades six through twelve. Seventy-five percent of OMI's graduating class attends four-year colleges and universities.
Catherine Hinds Institute: Excellence in Esthetics for 30 Years
Wed, 18 Mar 2009, 19:15:26 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
WOBURN, Mass., March 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics this week announced 30 years of success in the skin care industry. And, to celebrate their success, many exciting activities and events are planned over the next few months. The anniversary of the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics also coincides with the thirtieth anniversary of the state of Massachusetts licensing for esthetics; this makes the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics a pioneer in the industry.
Crucial Texas Evolution/Creation Debate Impacted by 'Sowing Atheism' Book
Mon, 16 Mar 2009, 14:09:47 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ANNAPOLIS, Md. and AUSTIN, Texas, March 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Solving Light Books announced today that Don McLeroy, controversial Chair of the Texas State Board of Education, has recommended 'Sowing Atheism' (ISBN: 978-0-9705438-5-1) by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr., to other board members and to the general public. McLeroy's timely recommendation could influence the board's final decision on the science curriculum scheduled for March 27. The Texas decision will determine what is printed in science textbooks nationwide.
Largest Academic Event for San Francisco Students Prepares Middle and High School Participants for Responsible Global Citizenship
Thu, 26 Feb 2009, 20:35:49 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, March 14, 2009, over 500 middle and high school students from Northern California schools will convene at San Francisco State University to compete in the largest annual academic event for San Francisco area students. Over 1,000 middle and high school students, volunteer judges, educational leaders, and community guests are expected to take part in the seventh annual World Affairs Challenge(TM) hosted by San Francisco-based global education non-profit World Savvy.
Respondus Releases Studymate Class Server, the 'Ultimate Study Group' for E-Learning
Wed, 07 Jan 2009, 07:14:25 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus, Inc. announces the release of StudyMate Class Server, a web-based collaboration tool that lets students and instructors create interactive study materials from within online courses. StudyMate Class Server creates a social learning environment that is both fun and effective. Simple templates are used to enter course content, such as glossary terms, facts from lecture, or multiple choice questions.
CheapBooks Inc Gets Cash to College Students
Mon, 29 Dec 2008, 12:59:53 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Textbook price comparison site CheapBooks.com has created a competitive bidding marketplace for repurchasing textbooks from students, extending its cash for textbook options. Students may receive bids from up to 20 retailers who will immediately buy their textbooks back, and even pay for shipping.
The Richmond Spiders are Coming Back to Campus with Help from Southern Bleacher
Wed, 17 Dec 2008, 17:55:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The University of Richmond is bringing Spider sports back on campus. With Richmond City Council approval and the architecture designs complete, First Market Stadium will break ground spring 2009. The project will be a dream come true for the faculty and students of Richmond. Southern Bleacher Company of Graham, Texas was chosen by the general contractor, Hourigan Construction, along with the architectural firms BCWH and McMillian Smith & Partners to make the project a successful one.
Michael Phelps Heads 2008 Ten Best-Mannered List
Wed, 17 Dec 2008, 15:02:26 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, who has been commended for being a role model to young people, heads the list of the 'Ten Best-Mannered People of 2008,' as named by the National League of Junior Cotillions, an etiquette and social training program that involves thousands of young people in the United States.
Rethink Holiday Cash Gifts Earmarked for Education
Mon, 15 Dec 2008, 11:01:28 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LITTLETON, Colo., Dec. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many people are worried about skyrocketing college costs. As a result, parents of high school seniors often suggest that grandparents make donations to junior's college fund in lieu of holiday gifts. Reduce My College Costs, LLC warns that this is not a wise solution. While many older generations want to help the younger set with the financial burden of education, their generosity may devastate their family's finances.
The Princeton of Preschools Brings Quality Childcare to Cincinnati
Wed, 12 Nov 2008, 11:09:37 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CINCINATTI, Ohio, Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Preschool children can now enjoy the past and present while preparing for the future. The Gardner School (TGS), an academically-focused preschool that serves children ages six weeks through pre-K, has recently expanded their award-winning preschool into the Cincinnati market. Their new location is in Blue Ash, Ohio at 9920 Carver Road.
Large Minnesota School District Applauds Alerting System
Fri, 07 Nov 2008, 12:56:06 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After using its health and safety alerting system for nine months, Roseville Area Schools, a Minnesota school district comprising more than 6,400 students, has declared Leader Alert to be a key communication tool for connecting with parents, says Leader Technologies Chairman Mike McKibben.
New Health and Safety Alerting System for Central State University
Fri, 24 Oct 2008, 16:36:09 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leader Technologies announced today that Central State University is adopting its health and safety alerting product, Leader Alert, for use at its Wilberforce and Dayton, Ohio campuses of more than 2,200 students. According to CSU president John W. Garland: 'This decision underlines our commitment to our students' safety in emergency situations.'
New Book Reveals Way to Use Yoga in the Classroom to Improve Test Scores
Mon, 20 Oct 2008, 12:39:19 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW CITY, N.Y., Oct. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A newly published book, 'Yoga in the Classroom' (ISBN: 978-0-9817955-0-8), authored by Gail Bentley Walsh, CEO of Yoga Mountain, Inc. is a step-by-step manual for school teachers, K-12. Yoga practice helps to improve mental and physical well being on many levels. This new book, Yoga in the Classroom, is designed to help students focus, relax and prepare for exams. Yoga creates a calm environment for learning and is a natural step in working to improve test scores.
New Technology Helps Schools to Fill Financial Gaps
Mon, 08 Sep 2008, 21:14:34 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The old adage, 'It takes a village,' is true on many fronts, especially in secondary education. A strong community base is the key to strong schools; Alumni Connection works to strengthen relationships between the two. Alumni Connection has developed new technology which delivers financial support to high schools so they can fill gaps as states continue to cut educational budgets.
Georgia Department of Education Launches HOSA Foundation to Promote Careers in Healthcare
Tue, 02 Sep 2008, 13:59:06 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georgia's supply of healthcare workers is in a critical condition according to an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution. There are severe shortages in nursing, in the number of physicians per capita, psychologist, social workers, and other health related fields. Georgia now ranks 9th in total populations and still lags behind its sisters states with the number of healthcare professionals. Georgia Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is a student-lead organization promoting interest in healthcare occupations among high school and college students.
Explorer's Guide Maritime Training Helps Mariners Find Jobs through Education
Fri, 15 Aug 2008, 10:11:42 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Explorer's Guide Maritime Training announces a new course offering in the Milwaukee area - U.S. Coast Guard-approved Captain's Course. The course is designed to train people in a career area that is growing in a time of economic uncertainty.
Launch of First Society to Certify Adjunct Faculty at United States Colleges and Universities
Wed, 06 Aug 2008, 10:52:29 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SoCAFE, The Society of Certified Adjunct Faculty Educators, has announced the launch of its web-based certification program for adjunct instructors in higher education in response to the national trend of this group teaching almost half of all college and university courses. In support of the increasingly important role adjunct faculty play in higher education, SoCAFE's certification process provides a demanding and well-researched standard for adjunct faculty performance.
Podclass Announces Web Services Technology That Promises To Bring Education into Social Networks
Tue, 29 Jul 2008, 11:12:49 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Podclass, Inc. announces Podclass Web Services (PWS), an application programming interface to enable online courses to be accessed from within Facebook(R) and other social networking sites. PWS enables users of learning management systems to access and manage course content, and to collaborate and interact with classmates from within Facebook.
Millions of Americans Face $100,000-Plus Annual Hit for College and Long-Term-Care Combo
Wed, 23 Jul 2008, 20:22:06 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LTC Financial Partners, millions of American couples may be in for sticker shock when their kids reach college age. It's not just the rising annual cost of college, $23,712 for 2007-08, up 6.2 percent from last year, for a private four-year institution, according to the College Board. It's also the escalating cost of long term care for their parents, their other set of potential dependents.
Forget Video Games: Learn to Fly a Real Airplane - On Line!
Mon, 14 Jul 2008, 12:12:32 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BATAVIA, Ohio, July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Ever thought about flying your own airplane?' asks Sporty's Pilot Shop. When you walk by the cockpit when you're boarding an airline flight, do you ever look inside the cockpit and wonder what all those buttons, screens and controls do? Some people look at pilots walking through airports and feel that they are a cut above everyone else.
Leader Alert(R) Chosen by Mansfield City Schools for Health and Safety Alerting in Emergency, New System Can Alert All Parents, Staff in Minutes
Mon, 30 Jun 2008, 18:00:03 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lloyd D. Martin, superintendent of Mansfield City Schools, announced today that the school district has chosen Leader(R) Alert, a health and safety alerting product, for use in its school district of 4700 students.
New Marinello Spa Academy Location Opens on Fairfax
Wed, 18 Jun 2008, 18:18:39 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty is pleased to announce the opening of the new Spa Academy on North Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles. The Academy is an extended campus of Marinello's campus location on Wilshire Boulevard. Join us at our grand opening ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 25th at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be provided.
Coastal Marine Biolabs Hosts Integrative Biosciences Summer Program
Fri, 13 Jun 2008, 09:38:27 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
VENTURA, Calif., June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Coastal Marine Biolabs announces a call for applications and community sponsorships for its integrative biosciences program summer session. The session runs from July 25 through August 3; the enrollment deadline is July 10.
Sister Schools, an Educational Non Profit, hosts nine Ugandan Children on Seattle Area School Tour
Fri, 09 May 2008, 14:45:12 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sister Schools, a Seattle based non-profit that partners schools in Washington State with Schools in Uganda, East Africa, will host a group of nine Ugandan students on the 2008 Suubi Tour of the Seattle area. The tour will run from Thursday, May 8 through Tuesday, June 10.
Ohio School Boards Association Endorses Leader Alert(R)
Fri, 02 May 2008, 11:20:54 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Ohio School Boards Association announced today its endorsement of Leader Alert, a health and safety alerting product, for the more than 700 Ohio public school districts that comprise its membership. Leader Alert, the creation of Leader Technologies of Columbus, Ohio, makes it possible for a school to quickly and simultaneously alert thousands of parents and staff by telephone, texting, and email in case of emergencies ranging from lurking predators to snow days.
Prince of Peace Kids Sow for Second Harvest
Thu, 03 Apr 2008, 09:35:04 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
COSTA MESA, Calif., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today was a perfect Southern California day for students at Prince of Peace Christian School: warm, sunny, with a 100% chance of learning. Students from pre-school to sixth grade observed and tended their seedling crop. The young plants are three to four inches high and ready to be harvested and transplanted to a field where food is farmed specifically for the benefit of local families in need.
A Million Kids Read Kidsville News!
Tue, 18 Mar 2008, 15:10:55 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kidsville News! is a publication that promotes literacy and learning for elementary school children. And, literacy rocks! Just ask the million-plus young readers of Kidsville News! ... Ask their parents, who've been thrilled to discover that this children's newspaper makes kids eager to read and learn.
Imagine Tomorrow Attains 33 Percent Share of Computer-Based Early Childhood Education Market
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 02:02:15 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WESTWOOD, N.J., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Imagine Tomorrow, a leading provider of computer classes developmentally designed for young learners, announced today that the company has attained a 33 percent share of the computer-based early childhood education market.
Public Service Emergency Care Seminars Offered
Fri, 22 Feb 2008, 09:07:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HEATHSVILLE, Va. - Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Safe Return! Wilderness Emergency Care & Survival Training Center, an independent American Safety and Health Institute authorized training center, is offering schools, groups, and organizations with outdoor and public safety interests free medical emergency care seminars as an outreach and public information service.
Griffith Photography Education Services to Launch Photography Training Classes in Fredericksburg, Virginia
Wed, 02 Jan 2008, 13:40:30 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Griffith Photography Educational Services (GPES), a division of Griffith Photography, will launch a series of photography classes in January 2008 designed for beginning through advanced photography enthusiasts. Training classes will allow digital camera owners to have a more enjoyable photography experience by increasing their knowledge and understanding photography. Camera controls are also explained during the training process.
Anne Arundel County Public Schools Becomes the First in Maryland to Implement Caselite Software District-Wide
Tue, 13 Nov 2007, 07:31:02 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ANNAPOLIS, Md. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for school-based Speech-Language Pathologists and analytical reporting for District Administrators; Located near the cities of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., Anne Arundel County is home to the state capitol, Annapolis. In addition to providing every child with a challenging and rewarding educational experience, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is among the 50 largest school systems in the country.
How to Find the Perfect Tutor: A New Partnership Puts Parents and Students at Ease
Wed, 07 Nov 2007, 07:58:01 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PORT HUENEME, Calif. and PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tutorz' vertical search engine and Crown Tutoring in-home tutoring services partner to 'feed the tutoring needs' of students nationwide. Crown Tutoring will provide discount in home tutoring services using referrals from Tutorz' unique search engine technology.
Brooklyn: The New Hot Spot For Tots!
Mon, 29 Oct 2007, 20:04:35 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MANHATTAN, N.Y. - Oct. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brooklyn families have an exciting new enrichment option for their children this season as the New York Kids Club announces plans to open a fifth center in Brooklyn Heights. The 10,000 square foot Brooklyn location will host a 2's and 3's Club drop off program and classes for children 6 months - 18 years old in gymnastics, art, ballet, martial arts, cheerleading, ultimate fitness, as well as, open play, camp programs and one of a kind birthday parties.
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Presents the 35th Anniversary Fall Open House
Mon, 17 Sep 2007, 17:07:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
JAMAICA, N.Y. - Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) will host their Fall Open House, at 161-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, NY, where families can sample for free its culturally and educationally enriching workshops offered year-round. On Saturday, September 22, 2007 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., guests of all ages are invited to take advantage of free dance, music, theater and art workshops, speak to instructors and find out more about JCAL programs.
Sdoia-Satz Announces Opening of Division of Music Education Consultants and Clinicians (DIMECC)
Tue, 21 Aug 2007, 18:32:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MIAMI, Fla., (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ms. Phyllis Sdoia-Satz, well-known educator, author, pianist, composer, clinician, lecturer and Owner/Executive Director of the prestigious music school, Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School) in Miami, Florida has, this week, announced the opening of a new division of the school: DIMECC, the Division of Music Education Consultants and Clinicians.
Successful Pilot Leads to District-Wide Implementation of Caselite Software in Muskegon County's North Service Unit
Tue, 14 Aug 2007, 20:00:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MUSKEGON, Mich. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for school-based speech-language pathologists and analytical reporting for district administrators working in the schools; Muskegon County's North Service Unit is located on the shores of Lake Michigan and offers state-of-the-art technology combined with a comprehensive and challenging curriculum.
Mundus Institute and Chinese Government to Launch Historic Joint Venture
Mon, 13 Aug 2007, 16:44:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Aug. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mundus Institute of Honaunau, Hawaii, and China National Tourism Administration have agreed to launch a joint venture to utilize Mundus educational software, textbooks, and curricula in colleges, universities, and training centers throughout China. The cooperation agreement will be formally signed at a public ceremony to be held in Beijing, China on November 7.
State Programs Pay Education Loans for Certain Qualified Professions
Wed, 13 Jun 2007, 20:30:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. - June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The California Student Aid Commission offers a platter of state-sponsored loan assumption programs to pay education loans for those seeking professional training and employment in specific areas of need in California. By providing education loan relief, the state through the California Student Aid Commission encourages individuals to seek careers as teachers, nursing faculty, and nurses in state facilities.
Space Leaders Gather to Support Science Education
Fri, 11 May 2007, 19:00:00 EDT Edited by Chris Simmons
SILVER SPRING, Md. - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leaders in the Space Community will gather at the Federation of Galaxy Explorers annual Galaxy Ball at the Westin Hotel, 1400 'M' Street, N.W. Washington DC on Saturday, June 2, 2007, from 6:30pm until 11:00 pm. This year Galaxy Explorers will present awards to recognize space community leaders and the many devoted volunteers who have made Galaxy Explorers' educational programs a success.
RegentsTutor.com Offers New Way for Students to Study for Biology and Chemistry Regents Exams
Mon, 07 May 2007, 19:00:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's that time of year again! The time where almost every high school student in New York is stressing about Regents Exams. Administered statewide, Regents Exams assess student aptitude on a variety of subjects, and passing is a requirement for students to receive a Regents diploma.
Evening at Emory: Emory University Welcomes Erica Glasener of HGTV's Gardener's Diary
Thu, 03 May 2007, 18:00:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
ATLANTA, Ga. - May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Evening at Emory, a program of Emory University's Center for Lifelong Learning, is providing a unique opportunity for people to have a behind-the-scenes peek at the 'Gardener's Diary' - a daily program appearing on Home and Garden Television (HGTV); the first class will be held on May 15 from 7 to 8:15 p.m. and is entitled "Outstanding Ornamentals for Your Georgia Garden."
Recent BOOSTKIDS Study Shows 70-percent of Career Success Attributable to People Skills
Wed, 02 May 2007, 21:00:00 EDT Edited by Chris Simmons
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. - May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent study of Human Resource Managers by BOOSTKIDS has shown that 70-percent of an individual's career success is a direct result of his or her 'People Skills' versus only 30-percent of a person's career success is attributable to their technical knowledge of the job.
Celebrant Graduates from All Walks of Life to Officiate at Ceremonies for People to 'Live the Art of Life'
Mon, 30 Apr 2007, 05:33:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MONTCLAIR, N.J. - Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Under a band of multi-colored ribbons and accompanied by live yodeling, fifty graduates received certificates and joined the growing ranks of Celebrants during ceremonies Sunday at the Madison Hotel in Morristown, N.J., it was announced by Celebrant USA Foundation & Institute.
Desire2Learn and Respondus Collaborate to Increase Security in Online Assessment
Mon, 26 Mar 2007, 10:00:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus Inc., a leading provider of assessment tools for learning management systems in higher education, and Desire2Learn Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical enterprise eLearning solutions today announced the integration of Respondus LockDown Browser with the Desire2Learn Learning Environment to offer increased security for online testing.
News About The Husky Gang Music School - Celebrating its 50th Anniversary
Tue, 06 Mar 2007, 14:00:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, Fla. - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School), the prestigious, private music school in Miami with a reputation for outstanding musical excellence, is celebrating its 50th anniversary and is offering a $100 discount on its $250 two hour comprehensive- aptitude test, available only until March 15, 2007.
New Keyboarding Trivia Game Adds Entertainment Dimension to the Way Students Learn How to Type
Wed, 10 Jan 2007, 15:58:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
WARWICK, R.I. - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Business Education Publishing announces the release of a new, interactive and fun board game - Keyboarding Trivia - designed to take students temporarily away from the keyboard while reinforcing letter-key memory.
CheapBooks(TM) Finds Word-of-Mouth Advertising Proves Successful
Thu, 14 Dec 2006, 20:48:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A survey conducted by CheapBooks(TM) to find out how people learned of their business shows that the best form of advertising is word-of-mouth; 37 percent of respondents selected word-of-mouth advertising as how they heard about CheapBooks.
Colligo Announces Interactive Workbooks, Tests and Lesson Plans for Students with Learning Disabilities
Wed, 18 Oct 2006, 16:35:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SPOKANE, Wash. - Oct. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At all levels of education, students with learning disabilities are not only affected by the consequences of high-stakes testing, but also daily work book and lesson plan preparation.
State Approves The Learning Adventure for Supplemental Literacy Education
Wed, 11 Oct 2006, 22:43:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MONROVIA, Calif. - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The California State Department of Education recently approved The Learning Adventure to provide Supplemental Education Services to students who fall under the protection of the recent Title I and No Child Left Behind legislation. This means that students struggling in California schools are able to access the quality literacy program offered by The Learning Adventure at no cost to parents.
5th Largest School District in America Chooses Caselite Software's Therapy-Scheduling and Analysis Program for Speech-Language Pathologists and Administrators
Wed, 06 Sep 2006, 15:07:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Sept. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a time when several states are facing critical shortages of school-based SLPs, progressive districts like Clark County are finding creative ways to attract and retain their talent. With over 300,000 students in more than 300 schools, Clark County School District (CCSD) in Las Vegas, NV, is the 5th largest and fastest growing school district in the country. Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for school-based Speech-Language Pathologists and analytical reporting for their District Administrators.
Students from Washington and California Tie for NBFAA Scholarship
Mon, 26 Jun 2006, 17:49:00 EDT Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
IRVING, TX - June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time in the history of the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) Youth Scholarship Award program, two students have tied for first place. Jordan Biltoft, Spokane, Wash. and Ryan Patton, Yorba Linda, Calif. were this year's winners and will receive $5,000 each
'Rabbit' Motivates Children to Read
Fri, 23 Jun 2006, 18:45:00 EDT Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
HOCKESSIN, DE - June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Hare E Whodini performs his magic show, The Magic of Reading, at elementary schools, the reading levels of most students increase. Hare E, dressed as a rabbit and played by Bob Corson of Hockessin, DE and Magic Just 4 U, uses motivational strategies to increase reading levels and reading comprehension of children who attend the show.
Sumter School District 17 Chooses Two-Year Subscription of Caselite Software's Therapy-Scheduling Program for Speech-Language Pathologists
Fri, 16 Jun 2006, 18:42:00 EDT Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
SUMTER, SC and CHARLOTTE, NC - June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for Speech-Language Pathologists working in the schools; Sumter School District 17 in South Carolina is located near the geographic center of the state and is nationally known for excellence since receiving many prestigious recognitions including three National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence Awards. The district enrolls more than 9,000 students in grades preschool through 12 and employs over 1,500 staff members.
Respondus Ranks First in Customer Satisfaction Survey of Higher Education e-Learning Vendors
Thu, 27 Apr 2006, 15:32:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus received the highest customer satisfaction score among 44 higher education e-learning vendors that were included in a report by The Alliance for Higher Education Competitiveness (A-HEC). The report is based on survey responses from leaders of Internet-supported learning initiatives in higher education.
Respondus Releases Browser for Secure Testing in Blackboard and WebCT
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 23:42:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus, Inc. announces the release of Respondus LockDown Browser, a custom browser that creates a secure testing environment within the WebCT and Blackboard e-learning platforms. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading.
Texas Educational Publisher DynaStudy, Inc. Earns HUB Certification as Woman-Owned Business
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 17:07:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DynaStudy, Inc. was recently awarded certification as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission (TBPC). The TBPC develops rules and administers the certification and compliance functions for the State of Texas minority and woman-owned business program.
Comprehensive Seminar at Walt Disney World(R) Guarantees College Graduation
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 14:57:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
ORLANDO, FL - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A college-readiness seminar and program at Walt Disney World(R) Resort, Brendon Burchard's College Success Bootcamp, guarantees that attendees will go on to become college graduates within six years or less - or their money back.
Is it Alternative Text OR Accessible Text? asks AccessCrafters
Tue, 07 Mar 2006, 10:28:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BELLINGHAM, WA - Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recently the Federal Government passed amendments to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, requiring that information be made available for people with disabilities, reports AccessCrafters. Although compliance is seen as a burden, the adherence does have cost savings, benefits and solutions for the entire population.
PC Kidz Announces New 40-Week Curriculum
Wed, 01 Feb 2006, 13:12:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
TYLER, TX - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PC Kidz, a Texas based children's computer education company, unveils a new 40-Week Curriculum aimed at establishing computer literacy and technology skills in preschool and elementary students, while adhering to the same fall and spring schedules accepted by local school districts.
Make Your 2006 Resolutions Stick by Enrolling in the Labyrinth, a Unique Learning Experience
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 14:21:00 EDT Edited by Beverly West
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Stephanie Burns, researcher, author, and motivational speaker today announced her online educational program The Labyrinth designed to help people set, achieve, and maintain their goals in 2006 and beyond.
Sdoia-Satz Music Institute - The Husky Gang School - Offers OnLine Interactive Music Instruction
Tue, 08 Nov 2005, 20:15:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, FL - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School), is offering an exciting NEW program: OnLine Interactive Music Instruction for students with high-speed Internet connections. At present, only piano instruction is available online. In the near future, the school will add other instruments and voice to this program, Using the same fine instructors for which the school is famous, students in the online program are now able to SEE and HEAR their teachers and vice versa.
Respondus Wins Gold Excellence in E-Learning Award
Wed, 19 Oct 2005, 11:46:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus, Inc. announced today that brandon-hall.com has presented the company with a Gold Excellence in E-Learning Award for Innovative Technology. The award recognizes StudyMate(R), an authoring tool that allows users to create ten Flash-based activities and e-learning games using three simple templates.
Healthy Schools Campaign to Launch 'The Student Body Challenge' to Address Childhood Obesity in Schools
Fri, 14 Oct 2005, 15:39:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent survey of parents of school-aged children conducted by the national Action for Healthy Kids consortium found that while the majority of parents want their children to get healthier food and more exercise at school, nearly 85% were unaware that federal law requires their schools to develop comprehensive wellness policies addressing these issues by July 1, 2006. They are also unaware that the law specifies that parents, among other key stakeholders, must be involved from the beginning in designing those district policies.
IBM and HENAAC Partnership will bring the Viva Technology Program to Six US States
Tue, 04 Oct 2005, 13:27:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IBM's Partner with IBM in Education program (PIE) and HENAAC are joining forces in the Fall of 2005 to take the Viva Technology Program to six states where IBM facilities are located. HENAAC will receive a $150,000 grant from IBM to produce these Viva Technology programs. This partnership will formally be announced at the 17th Annual HENAAC Conference in Anaheim, CA from October 6-8, 2005.
Letters About Literature Contest Winners Receive Awards from Target and Library of Congress at National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Wed, 28 Sep 2005, 11:31:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Target Brands, Inc. announced today that Letters About Literature Contest Winners Received Awards from Target and Library of Congress, on Sept. 24th 2005, at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Marinello Schools of Beauty hosts their Second Annual International Beauty School Student Hair Competition
Tue, 27 Sep 2005, 17:00:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the proven leader in beauty education and training since 1905, is proud to host the Takayama Schools of Beauty Team from Tokyo, Japan, for the 'Second Annual International Beauty School Student Hair Competition.' The event will be held on Saturday, October 1st at the recently renovated, state-of-the-art Marinello campus located in the Puente Hills Mall at 1600 Azusa Avenue, #244, City of Industry, Calif.
Former President of the College of William and Mary Graduate Education Association Takes the Reigns as Mathematics Course Coordinator at the Fifth Largest HBCU in Nation
Fri, 23 Sep 2005, 12:13:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NORFOLK, VA - September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former President of the College of William and Mary graduate Education Association, Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr., has been appointed to the position of Mathematics Course Coordinator in the Department of Mathematics, at Norfolk State University, in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
Former Naval Medical Research Center Faculty Research Fellow Serves on Sickle Cell Dissertation Research Committee at 5th Largest HBCU in the Country
Tue, 13 Sep 2005, 14:09:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NORFOLK, VA - September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) Faculty Research Fellow, Dr.. Archie W. Earl, Sr., recently served on the doctoral dissertation research committee of a graduate student studying sickle cell disease. The dissertation was written by Dr. Brenda J. Norman who earned her DSW (doctor of social work) degree in May 2005, from Norfolk State University, in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
Outstanding Intellectual of the Twentieth Century Nominee Presents Paper at the 2005 Mathematical Association of America Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Mon, 22 Aug 2005, 15:00:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NORFOLK, VA - August 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, August 4, 2005, Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr., nominated to the International Biographical Centre of Cambridge, England, for recognition as an 'Outstanding Intellectual of the Twentieth Century,' presented a paper at the MathFest 2005 Conference, of the Mathematical Association of America, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. The paper Dr. Earl presented was entitled 'A High-Tech In-Service Graduate Math Course.' In the presentation, Dr. Earl discussed some of the technologies that were used in a mathematics course that Dr. Eurice Dawley, Mrs. Mary Copeland, and he team-taught, to in-service mathematics teachers, during the fall semester of 2004.
Remedy for the 'Last Child in the Woods' Crisis: Controversy Flares as Outdoor Education Offers Human-Nature Psychology Antidote to Improve Mental Health
Mon, 27 Jun 2005, 10:23:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. - June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'A form of insanity grips modern, consumer-oriented cultures; it is a nature-deficit sickness that can only be cured by genuinely reconnecting with the natural world that nurtures us,' reflects Dr. Charles Yaple, Editor, in his June column in 'Taproot,' the Journal for Education in the Outdoors at SUNY, Cortland. Disputing noted science writer Alan Caruba, Yaple and his experts say that we have lost the sanity to bond with things of lasting value in nature so we stressfully pursue endless temporary fixes.
Tom Arnold Inspires High School Graduates Who Have Overcome Learning Disabilites
Mon, 20 Jun 2005, 10:34:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CULVER CITY, Calif. - June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Actor and comedian, Tom Arnold, will address the Class of 2005 graduating from the Kayne Eras Center (KEC) School on June 22. All 23 graduates are youngsters challenged by learning, developmental or emotional disabilities who have overcome many obstacles to arrive at this significant milestone. Of the graduating class, 15 students are already enrolled for the fall term in area colleges and trade schools.
The Newcomen Society and the Harvard Business School Jointly Honor Michelle Craig McDonald with Postdoctoral Fellowship
Tue, 14 Jun 2005, 13:09:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
EXTON, Penn. - June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Newcomen Society (www.newcomen.org) and the Harvard Business School recently awarded Michelle Craig McDonald with the prestigious Harvard-Newcomen Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Business History.
Marinello Schools of Beauty Celebrates its 100-Year Anniversary and the Grand Opening of a New Expanded Facility in City of Industry, CA
Tue, 07 Jun 2005, 17:01:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leader in cosmetology education and training since 1905, announces the grand opening of its expanded educational facility, located in the Puente Hills Mall at 1600 Azusa Avenue, Suite 244, in the City of Industry, Calif. The Grand Opening celebration will take place on Thursday, June 16th, 2005, beginning at 1:00 pm.
Award-Winning Online Professor Launches Educational Game-Creation Services Aimed at College-Prep Schools and Home-Schooling Parents
Tue, 31 May 2005, 12:00:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The idea for college online instructor, James Musgrave's new service, Contemporary Instructional Concepts (www.contempinstruct.com), came after many semesters of teaching online through a variety of San Diego colleges.
The Miami Children's Museum, in Collaboration with the Husky Gang School, is Hosting 'A Magical Day With The Husky Gang'
Mon, 23 May 2005, 17:20:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, Fla. - May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Miami Children's Museum, in collaboration with The Husky Gang School (Sdoia-Satz Music Institute of Miami) is hosting 'A Magical Day With the Husky Gang' on Sunday, June 5, 2005 at 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL There will be two one and one half hour performances, suitable for children, one from 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM and another from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM.
NECBC President and CEO Appointed to ACSUS Advisory Board
Thu, 24 Mar 2005, 15:44:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The NECBC is pleased to announce the appointment of New England Canada Business Council (NECBC), President and CEO, Paul Raymond, to the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) Advisory Council. Established in 1971, ACSUS is a multidisciplinary association of scholars, professionals and institutions dedicated to improving understanding of Canada in the United States.
The American Center for Conflict Resolution Institute Announces Mediation Certification Training Program
Fri, 04 Mar 2005, 11:07:00 EDT Edited by Beverly West
AKRON, OH /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The American Center for Conflict Resolution Institute (www.accri.org) today announced that they are offering a Distance Learning Mediation Certification Program for correspondence students interested in becoming certified mediators, and acquiring state-of-the-art dispute resolution skills.
School for Autism Receives International Award
Tue, 01 Mar 2005, 10:47:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SOUTHBOROUGH, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The New England Center For Children (NECC) of Southborough, MA has been chosen to receive the 2005 SABA Award for Enduring Programmatic Contributions in Behavior Analysis. NECC (www.necc.org) will accept the prestigious award at the opening event of the 31st Annual Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA) Convention, Saturday, May 28, 2005 in Chicago.
Teen Entrepreneur Grants Teachers' Wish Lists
Wed, 05 Jan 2005, 11:43:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
TULSA, OK /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Raynece Leader-Thompson was only thirteen when she created the Math-a-Mania(tm) game that makes learning math fun for children and adults. As she accepted invitations to demonstrate the game for school districts across the nation, she saw first-hand the lack of supplies in many of the classrooms. As sales of 'Math-a-Mania(tm)' increased, Raynece asked her mother Johnece, president of the games distributor Math Workz, LLC, to help find a way they could fill this need. The 'Teachers' Wish List' is a result of this desire.
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