Education News

Education News – including news related to schools, K-12, college, higher learning, career training, sports training, self improvement, edutech, elearning, and related educational news topics from the Send2Press Newswire service.

EPIC Insurance’s Thompson Mackey Selected for Elite Lloyd’s Broker Academy in London

ATLANTA, Ga. and LONDON, U.K., Sept. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Risk Management Consultant Thompson (Tom) Mackey is one of 35 young insurance and risk management professionals from the U.S. and Canada selected to participate in the 2016 Andrew Beazley Broker Academy in London, England.

Edupoint’s Growth in California Continues with Elk Grove Unified School District’s Selection of Synergy

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management and assessment, has been selected by Elk Grove Unified School District to implement the company’s Synergy Student Information System (SIS). The district required a state-of-the-art SIS that could comply with increasingly demanding external mandates.

Paragon BioTeck, Inc. Announces Call for 2017 Koch Kellan Scholarship Applicants

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today a call for applications for the 2017 Koch Kellan Scholarship, awarded annually to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology. A Paragon Gives initiative, the Koch Kellan Scholarship reinforces the fundamental mission of Paragon BioTeck to drive innovations to address unmet and underserved medical needs and improve the quality of lives around the world.

14,000 Kids Benefit From Generous Donation from Redstone Bank

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On August 29, 2016. Redstone Bank made a generous donation of $50,000 to the Whiz Kids Program. The Whiz Kids program is an individualized tutoring program that has over 800 volunteers who tutor less fortunate students from schools throughout the Denver Metropolitan Area.

PsychArmor Institute Launches TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PsychArmor Institute and TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today the launch of the TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers, a suite of free online courses taught by nationally-recognized subject matter experts to prepare community health care providers to effectively deliver care to service members, veterans and their families.

Edupoint’s Growth in Maryland Continues with Charles County Public Schools’ Selection of Synergy

MESA, Ariz., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management and assessment has been selected by Charles County Public Schools, one of the fastest growing school systems in the state of Maryland, to implement the company’s Synergy Student Information System. Seeking to replace a legacy solution that had been in place for over 30 years, the district needed a modern solution that would provide real-time access to student and instructional data for all education stakeholders to help improve learning outcomes.

RSU 74 Becomes First Maine School District to Select Synergy

MESA, Ariz., July 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems has been selected by RSU #74 to implement their industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform to meet the district’s student information, learning management and assessment needs. RSU #74 is the first school administrative unit (SAU) in Maine to select Synergy since Edupoint was selected by the Maine Department of Education as the sole provider of a State Level Student Information and Reporting System (SSIRS) to aggregate data from all SAUs for Maine’s 180,000 students.

Mission Music to give the gift of music to children in Philadelphia

PINE HILL, N.J., July 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mission Music, a nonprofit agency that provides underserved youth with access to musical instruments and lessons regardless of their ability to pay, is donating a half dozen acoustic guitars to The Village of Arts and Humanities in Philadelphia, Pa., at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Pink Fund and Houston Area Fred Astaire Dance Studios Seek Breast Cancer Survivors for Nationwide Fundraising Event

HOUSTON, Texas, June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Are you a survivor? Do you know a survivor? Has breast cancer affected your life in any way? If so, Dancing With The Survivors(R) presented by The Pink Fund, which makes its way to Houston on October 9, 2016 at the Crystal Ballroom Houston, is the event for you.

Calif. State Leaders and Dental Plans Join Forces with the Center for Oral Health to Kick Off ‘Early Smiles’

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an unprecedented effort to address oral health disparities in the Sacramento region, the Center for Oral Health (COH), in partnership LIBERTY Dental Plan, Health Net and Access Dental plans, will kick off “Early Smiles” – a collaborative and innovative School Based Oral Health Program – today, at the State Capitol. The initiative has a goal of serving 12,000 children in Sacramento-area elementary schools in its first year.

Cambridge City Schools Green Team Closes Out Busy Year of Educational Activities

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cambridge City Schools Green Team, a student group focused on sustainability that is sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA, made tremendous progress on advancing energy-related education during the school year.

Synergy Online Registration Now Serving Nearly One Million Students with Selection by Beaverton School District

MESA, Ariz., June 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management and assessment has been selected by Beaverton School District to implement the company’s Synergy Online Registration solution. As a fully integrated component of Synergy Education Platform, Synergy Online Registration eliminates the need to integrate data, synchronize multiple systems, or manually move records by automatically creating a complete, real-time enrollment record within Synergy.

Geek Club Books Releases Educational Webisode for Inclusive Classrooms on Autism and Friendship

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their latest educational webisode, “The Friendship Game” to teach elementary school children how to be good friends to their autistic peers. This is the fourth webisode in the free Bluebee TeeVee autism series for the inclusive classroom featuring an autistic host and a Bluebee Pal co-host (Most Innovative Educational Toy 2016).

Oak Hills Local Schools Green Team lays the groundwork for zero-waste cafeterias

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oak Hills Local Schools will start off the 2016-2017 school year with zero-waste tables in all of its cafeterias, thanks in part to the groundwork laid by the district’s Green Team, a student-led conservation and sustainability group sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA.

Audition now for youth music academy programs in California and Spain

FORT BELVOIR, Va., June 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building on the success of its 2015 partnership, CAMMO, the Center for American Military Music Opportunities, is again joining forces with The Collective Sound (TCS) youth music program to offer an exciting summer experience for two children of active duty military personnel. CAMMO is hoping to send one student to TCS’ Costa Mesa, Calif., camp and another to the camp in Barcelona, Spain.

LeaseAccelerator and Riveron Consulting to Co-Present in ClearLaw Institute Webinar on New Lease Accounting Standards

GREAT FALLS, Va. and WASHINGTON, D.C., June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeaseAccelerator and Riveron Consulting announced today that they will be co-presenting on a forthcoming ClearLaw Institute Webinar about the new lease accounting standards. Issued earlier this year, the new standards, FASB ASU 2016-02 (or Topic 842) for US GAAP and IFRS 16, will require companies to track virtually all real estate and equipment leases as assets and liabilities on their balance sheets starting as early as 2019.

Edupoint Selected by Maine DOE as Sole Provider of State Level Student Information and Reporting System

MESA, Ariz., May 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by the Maine Department of Education (Maine DOE) to provide a State Level Student Information and Reporting System (SSIRS).

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to net $88K savings annually for Ripley Union Lewis Huntington Local Schools

TIPP CITY, Ohio, May 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ripley Union Lewis Huntington Local Schools has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve the district’s energy efficiency performance for an expected guaranteed savings of nearly $88,000 annually.

Edupoint’s Synergy Student Information System Awarded 5-Year REMC SAVE Contract for Michigan Districts

MESA, Ariz., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management solutions, has been awarded a five-year contract by Michigan’s Regional Educational Media Center Association (REMC) to provide the Synergy Student Information System (SIS) to support the more than 1.5 million students across the state of Michigan.

JRL GOLF Junior Academy Open House

SUNLAND, Calif., May 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JRL GOLF is excited to announce their open house for the JRL GOLF Junior Academy, Saturday June 4, 2016 at Angeles National Golf Club from 10:30 a .m. – 5 p.m. JRL GOLF’s open house provides the opportunity for junior golfers and their parents to experience the academy, meet the instructors, learn about our teaching philosophy, and hear from guest speakers, such as Chris Zambri Head Golf Coach at USC.