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Groundbreaking Online Music School Soundfly Launches Leading-Edge Ableton Live Course

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As musicians around the world await the imminent release of Ableton Live’s latest version, Live 11, Brooklyn-based music education platform Soundfly today launches one of the first and most comprehensive online courses on making music with Ableton Live, exploring the cutting-edge features that will be available in the upcoming Live update.

Synergy Education Platform Enters New York State with Eastern Suffolk BOCES Contract

PATCHOGUE, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eastern Suffolk BOCES (ESBOCES), an educational cooperative, has contracted with Edupoint® Educational Systems to offer the company’s industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform to school districts across Long Island. School districts purchasing Synergy under this agreement will continue to receive implementation, training, and support services from the ESBOCES team.

Edupoint Synergy Education Platform Named A ‘Top Ed Tech Products of the Year’ Winner by District Administration

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for student information and learning management, has been selected as a 2020 Top Ed Tech Products of the Year winner by District Administration magazine.

Rahoo Baby allows all parents to feel confident about their baby’s developmental milestones with new virtual offerings via ‘Rahoo U’

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boston startup Rahoo Baby, a baby product company made up by a team of physicians and pediatric therapists, is launching “Rahoo U,” an online classroom for parents. Launching January 25, Rahoo U teaches parents the most effective techniques for helping babies master the skills they need at each stage of development, and offers guidance on how parents can incorporate these techniques into their daily routines.

Maryland Consultant Sydney Montgomery Honored with IECA’s Inaugural Making a Difference Award

CLARKSBURG, Md., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) has recognized Sydney Montgomery, owner and founder of S. Montgomery Admissions Consulting with its inaugural Making a Difference Award. Montgomery is one of only seven independent educational consultants (IECs) chosen from among the association’s more than 2,200 members to receive the award.

Pandemic Safety Training from Academy for Hospitality Arts Helps Make Hospitality Safer Than Ever Before

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Academy for Hospitality Arts (AHA) has launched COVID-19 safety training courses to help hospitality workers prepare for re-openings. Foodservice professionals can now ensure hotels and restaurants reopen and remain open safely. Even while vaccine distribution is underway, COVID-19 remains an issue for dining establishments.

Edupoint Honors Inaugural Synergy Achievement Award Recipients in Online Event

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for student information and learning management, awarded technology grants to six client districts as part of the inaugural Synergy Achievement Awards in November. The recipients were selected based on the impact of their nominated initiatives and announced at the company’s Virtual Week event in November.

Synthetic Biology for Tennessee Schools: BioBuilder Partners with Niswonger Foundation on $8.8M Federal Grant for STEM Education

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The BioBuilder Educational Foundation announced that they are to partner with the Niswonger Foundation on their award of an “Education Innovation and Research” (EIR) Grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will focus on educational opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Detroit Moms Partner to Start Virtual Circle Time for Preschoolers Who Need Socialization

DETROIT, Mich., Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No Fear Café, a co-learning center located in the heart of Detroit, announced the launching of its new online community, “Ready to Learn Circles.” Moms and business owners, Alicia McKay and Shanna Sansom, have partnered to launch “Ready to Learn Circles” which is a new virtual program that pairs qualified instructors with early learners ages 2-6, for live, remote, daily Circle Time sessions.

MoSHE and IntelliMedia Networks Partner to Digitally Transform the Ethiopian Higher Education and Vocational Training Sector

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and ADDIS ABEBA, Ethiopia, Dec. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MoSHE) agrees to join forces with IntelliMedia Networks Inc. and its local partners Andalem Consulting PLC and United Systems Integrators, to enable a country-wide online learning platform to streamline access to higher learning across Ethiopia and improve quality of education and training for undergraduate and graduate students.

BioBuilder Founder and Executive Director Featured as 2020 MWM Trailblazer Award Winner

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Natalie Kuldell, Founder and Executive Director of BioBuilder, is being featured by Million Women Mentors, an initiative of STEMconnector, the nation’s largest professional services organization dedicated to developing a diverse, STEM-ready workforce.

Dream A World Education Honored with Academics’ Choice Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dream A World Education®, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that delivers virtual and in-classroom arts-based social-emotional learning to young children, announced that their Secrets of the Heart™ TV program has been honored with an Academics’ Choice Award.

The Vaccine for Racism, Inequality, and Hate Has Arrived in The Form of a New Children’s Book Series

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author/Educator and Chiropractor based in Santa Monica, Dr. Todd Gewant, today announced the release of his 2nd book in the “What I Wish I Was Told” children’s book series, “What I Wish I Was Told: Part 2: A Poetic Guide To Unite Us All” (ISBN: 979-8696235394).

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare Contracted by the CDC to Study Spread of COVID-19 on University of Wisconsin Campuses

RESTON, Va., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMI Expeditionary Healthcare (AMI) is contracted by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers on college campuses and what can be done to slow the spread of the disease.

College Planning Support Program Student, Samuel Patterson, III, Selected as 2021 Rhodes Scholar

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today that Samuel Patterson, III, has been selected as a 2021 Rhodes Scholar. Patterson, a graduate of Walton High School in Marietta, Georgia, participated in the foundation’s nationally recognized College Planning Cohort Program.

Premier Nursing Academy Launches New Center to Train CNAs for Free and Grow Bradenton-Sarasota Area Healthcare Jobs

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premier Nursing Academy, an institution offering free, state-approved training to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA), has launched its second Florida location in Bradenton. The new Bradenton location is expected to train as many as 500 students in 2021 from the broader Bradenton and Sarasota metro area.

Edupoint Selects Genesee Intermediate School District in Michigan for 5th Annual Partner for Life Award

FLINT, Mich., Nov. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, is pleased to announce that Sue Gilliam, former Director of Technical Services for Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD), has been selected as the recipient of the company’s 2020 Partner for Life Award.

Tourette Association of America and American Brain Foundation Offer Clinical Research Training Scholarship, In Collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology!

BAYSIDE, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tourette Association of America and the American Brain Foundation have announced the 2021 Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Tourette Syndrome that aims to recognize the importance of good clinical research and to encourage young investigators in clinical studies related to Tourette Syndrome.

Derry Township School District in Pennsylvania Selects Synergy Education Platform

HERSHEY, Pa., Nov. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Derry Township School District (DTSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform by Edupoint® Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs. The district’s cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System (SIS), Synergy MTSS, Synergy Assessment, and Synergy Special Education.

Lincoln County School District in Oregon Selects Synergy Education Platform

NEWPORT, Ore., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lincoln County School District (LCSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform by Edupoint Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs. The district’s cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System (SIS), Synergy Online Registration, and Synergy Special Education.

Virginia Preschool Educator Offers Free Curriculum for Parents Amid Pandemic Woes

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The best teachers truly care about their students’ lives both inside and outside the classroom, and Denise Shields of Creative Kids Preschool — and now also Creative Kids Virtual Preschool — is proving that by her actions during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a press release from the school.

Bounce Box, a New System to Combat Stress in Young Kids, Earns Mom’s Choice Award

DUXBURY, Mass., Nov. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mom’s Choice Awards has named Bounce Box as among the best in family-friendly products and services based on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost.

Next Gen Acquires Entrepreneurship Organization to Expand Educational Reach

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Few understand the importance of fostering entrepreneurship at an early age quite like Dylan Gambardella and Justin Lafazan. Next Gen’s co-founders credit their entrepreneurial success to their learnings – and failures – in launching businesses while still in high school. That is why Next Gen HQ is announcing its acquisition of TrepStart Independent Youth to encourage high school entrepreneurship.

Phenomenology Virtually Connects Broadway Talent to Public Schools During COVID-19

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, is facilitating connections between Broadway performers and the Academy of Fine Arts, which brings together more than 80 students across 10 public high schools who are interested in learning visual art, dance, music and theatre.

PainExam Launches New Ultrasound Interventional Pain Management CME Live Webinar Event Training Series

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PainExam, a prestigious CME certified pain medicine board review platform, develops new and exclusive Ultrasound Pain Management CME Courses, schedules next live CME webinar event for Oct. 18, 2020.

Beyond Benign Partners with Dow to Expand Green Chemistry in Higher Education

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign partnered with Dow (NYSE: DOW) at the start of 2020 to encourage academic institutions to engage in the adoption of green chemistry in higher education. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that generate the least amount of harm and waste possible while maintaining excellent quality.

OverSightMD Successfully Pilots COVID-19 Tracking and Screening Solution with Tenafly Teen Summer Camp Keeping Campers and Staff Safe

MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The OverSightMD COVID-19 tracking and screening solution was instrumental in providing a safe environment for campers and staff while demonstrating the benefits of routine wellness screenings. The Tenafly Teen Summer Camp in Tenafly, New Jersey deployed the OverSightMD COVID-19 solution prior to the first day of camp and was able to maintain a COVID-19 free camp for the duration of the summer camp schedule.

Dr. Wellness PPE and Vending Pharmacy Kiosks Launch at San Diego State University

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Wellness Kiosks, LLC announced today that they have launched their PPE and Vending Pharmacy Kiosks at San Diego State University. Amid the spread of new coronavirus cases on recently opened college campuses, San Diego State University took another step in prevention by providing Dr. Wellness PPE and Vending Pharmacy Kiosks across the campus.

Mulberry School in Los Gatos, California Adopts OverSightMD COVID-19 Reopening Solution for Tracking and Screening

LOS GATOS, Calif., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OverSightMD is committed to ensuring schools across the country like Mulberry School in Los Gatos, California can safely reopen with its COVID-19 tracking and screening solution. OverSightMD has expanded its capabilities from serving front line healthcare workers to now supporting students, teachers, and staff at campuses of any size.

CDL of AL, a Top CDL School in Summerdale, AL, Announces All-Time High Application Rate Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

SUMMERDALE, Ala., Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CDL of AL, Alabama’s premier CDL (commercial driver’s license) school, has announced an all-time high application rate. With the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic being felt worldwide, commercial truck driving offers a reliable career path, as well as job security.

Making Sure Kids Get Healthy Food Even When School Is Virtual

TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InnovAsian, a national supplier of Asian frozen food products, announced today a new philanthropic effort that will deliver healthy, tasty meals to students and the broader community though Seattle Public Schools (SPS) distribution sites. Because of the pandemic, schools are teaching remotely, and food insecurity is increasing.

Thousands of Scholars Driving Innovation to be Recognized During 11th National Postdoc Appreciation Week

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) announced the 11th annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) will take place September 21 – 25, 2020. NPAW is the nation’s largest celebration of postdoctoral scholars who serve at more than 300 institutions, acknowledging the significant contributions these “postdocs” make to U.S. research and discovery.

Schools Push for Ways to Respond to Demands for Student & Faculty Safety

KENILWORTH, N.J., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During this pandemic with major swings in the number of cases at schools you have a situation where institutions are scrambling like never before. Johnstone Supply offers the iWave-C from NuCalgon, patented, self-cleaning needle-point bi-polar ionization technology, with tests showing a 99.4% rate of reduction in Covid-19.

Green Kid Crafts launches Kitchen Table STEAM to Support Families This Fall

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As families transition from summer activities to virtual, in-person, or hybrid schooling this fall, many caregivers are concerned about providing their children with activities that are fun and educational. Green Kid Crafts, a subscription box service centered on STEAM and nature-based activities, launched their Kitchen Table STEAM program on September 2 to give families extra support this fall.

EnergyCAP, Inc. Celebrates 40th Anniversary with New Headquarters, Logo, Training Services, and More

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnergyCAP, Inc. (ECI) is pleased to announce a list of notable accomplishments as it celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2020. ECI employees will begin operating from the company’s new state-of-the-art, 20,000-square-foot headquarters facility this month.

The New Adulting: High School and College Success During Troubled Times

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — College is a completely different world from High School. It can be a stressful and, at times, unhappy environment for those struggling to make the adjustment, says Live ADHD Free founder Carol Gignoux, M. Ed. For those students with ADHD, it may even be more so.

Westfall Local School District Creates TV Network, Powered by Livecast365, to Broadcast Educational and Athletic Programs and Events

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Westfall is working with Columbus based digital media company, Livecast365, and their proprietary streaming technology. They pursued their very own dedicated TV network and TV channels to support athletics and education throughout their community.

Money Flows to Talent: Why HBCUs Must Fight to Attract More Top Ranked Black Student-Athletes

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In this third installment of the BWC Consulting’s series, the North Carolina-based black-owned economic development firm, with a history of working with black institutions of higher learning, discusses the significance of closing the economic gap between Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Historically White Institutions (HWIs) by leveraging athletic programs.

Teays Valley Local Schools is Creating a First-of-its-Kind TV Network, Powered by Livecast365, to Broadcast Athletic Events to Fans Who Cannot Attend in Person

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the largest school districts in the state of Ohio, Teays Valley, is working with Columbus based digital media company, Livecast365, and their proprietary streaming technology. Teays Valley pursued their very own dedicated TV network and TV channels to support athletics and education within their community.

Talentnook goes nationwide to offer curriculum support and homeschooling programs for K-12 students this Fall

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Talentnook, a California based ed-tech start-up, is offering parents and students affordable online homeschooling school curriculum supplement programs that can be started anytime from any location.