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Education and Schools News – including education 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.


ZenTek Consultants Launches Training & Networking Hub for the Civil Engineering Industry

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ZenTek Consultants is pleased to announce the launch of the ZenTek Civil Engineering Hub, the premier professional tool for anyone who works in the Civil Engineering & Survey industries.

PILLARZ LLC Online K-6 Education Introduces ‘Friends & Family’ 50% Discount Program

RENO, Nev., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PILLARZ LLC, a leading K-6 online educator, announced today its “Friends & Family” program., providing parents the opportunity to enroll their child in any PILLARZ educational program for a month and receive a 50% discount for a sibling or friend.

Back by Popular Demand: The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts Reopens for Students

CORONA, Calif., July 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — August 10th cannot come fast enough for those students interested in music, performing arts and academics. This is when The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts (yacollege.edu) reopens, bringing back opportunity for students to further their education and make the most of their chances for advancement in the arts.

Healthcare Career Pathways Collaborative Program Honors Third Cohort Graduates

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., July 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Healthcare Career Pathways, a collaborative educational program created by Mt. Diablo Adult Education; Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda; and Opportunity Junction, is proud to announce the graduation of its third cohort of Certified Nursing Assistants.

St. Louis Firm Mentoring Complete, Associated Colleges of Illinois Partner, Offer Career Mentoring Program for College Seniors

ST. LOUIS, Mo. and CHICAGO, Ill., July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A St. Louis firm, Mentoring Complete, has partnered with Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI), a Chicago nonprofit, to offer a Career Mentoring Program to match Illinois college seniors with business mentors. The mentors help guide the seniors as they launch careers.

Associated Colleges of Illinois Initiates Career Mentoring Program for College Seniors

CHICAGO, Ill., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This fall, Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) is expanding its College-to-Career offerings to include a Career Mentoring Program which matches college seniors with business mentors who will help guide the students as they launch careers.

Bay Area Law School Launches Two New Flexible Online Degrees in Intellectual Property

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lincoln Law School of San Jose today announced their Flexible Online LLM and MLS in Intellectual Property, two new programs. Both the LLM IP and the MLS IP programs with a concentration on patents will be available starting this Fall semester 2020 starting in September.

Safe K-6 Education: Nevada-Based Distance Learning Startup

RENO, Nev., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PILLARZ LLC, (www.pillarzllc.com) announced today remote K-6 education accelerator focused on empowering children focused on Math, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies.

Venturist, Inc. Announces That Its New Virtual Strategy Academy and Virtual Strategy Development Programs Are Ready To Go!

MONTGOMERY, Ala., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Venturist, Incorporated announced today that its new Virtual Strategy Academy and Virtual Strategy Development Programs are ready to go!

Bay Area Medical Academy Students Gain Rare Real-World Experience Testing for COVID-19

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent community-led effort to test San Francisco residents for COVID-19, including the unhoused populations in Bayview and Sunnydale/Visitacion Valley gave Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) phlebotomy students first-hand experience administering COVID-19 testing to underserved populations.

Stand Up Delaware’s Reopen Schools Committee has submitted a White Paper to Governor Carney and Secretary of Education Susan Bunting

DOVER, Del., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stand Up Delaware, a Facebook group launched on April 13, 2020 by two special needs mothers, Lisa McCulley and Didi Figueroa, has formed a “Reopen Schools Committee” for the purpose of composing and launching a White Paper with a common sense, scientific, feasible approach to reopening our schools in Delaware.

Associated Colleges of Illinois Board Elects New Leadership for 2020-2021

CHICAGO, Ill., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) Board of Trustees elected Lyn Bulman, retired executive vice president of global human resources, Fellowes Brands, to a two-year term as board chair. Bulman succeeded Frank D. Cella, managing director, Marsh USA, Inc., who served as ACI’s board chair since 2017.

Drag Queen Story Hour Hosts World Pride Party 2020 via Livestream, a Celebration of Diverse Stories for Kids Across the Globe

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, N.Y., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drag Queen Story Hour announced its inaugural global pride celebration “Drag Queen Story Hour World Pride Party 2020,” to be held Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT / 6 p.m. BST / 7 p.m. CEST) as a livestream. Timed to coincide with the observance of LGBTQ Pride in several cities across the globe.

Associated Colleges of Illinois Employment Data Updated, Shows Nearly 24,000 Illinois College Alumni Working for Top Companies

CHICAGO, Ill., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Updated research shows nearly 24,000 Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) member college and university alumni are employed by 148 top employers throughout the state. The figures were compiled by ACI this spring, updating the organization’s original 2019 Member Employment Data research project.

Interfaith Chaplains Training for the Work of Racial Justice

BERKELEY, Calif., June 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Responding to the recent murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Reverend Ineda Adesanya, CEO, announced that the Chaplaincy Institute (“ChI”) is committing to training student chaplains and equipping current chaplains with new tools for spiritual care of those harmed by injustice.

Part 1 of 4: COVID-19 and the Future of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For over 15 years, Bridget Chisholm and her team at North Carolina-based black-owned economic development firm, Building Wealth & Communities (BWC) Consulting, LLC has had first-hand experience with providing high-level financial solutions to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

5,000 elementary schools across America are searching for a safe way to offer recess during the Pandemic

WEBB CITY, Mo., June 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A pandemic recess solution is being released by Peaceful Playgrounds Inc. A 6-foot Distancing Playground, the brainchild of award-winning educator and playground designer, Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer, is an answer sure to thrill millions of children as they return to school in the fall. Why? Dr. Bossenmeyer has saved recess!

Ed Tech JPA Consortium in Calif. Contracts with Edupoint to Expedite Procurement of Synergy SIS

IRVINE, Calif., June 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California’s Ed Tech Joint Powers Authority (Ed Tech JPA) has contracted with Edupoint(r) Educational Systems to provide streamlined procurement of the company’s market-leading Synergy Student Information System (SIS) to Ed Tech JPA members under a consortium purchasing agreement, saving members time and resources while ensuring adherence with data privacy and public procurement laws.

Go Online, Help Scientists Understand Child Development

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Parents and children can help scientists understand how the young mind grows and changes-all from home! Children Helping Science from the Parent Researcher Collaborative connects families to hundreds of web-based studies of child development and brain function.

Record Early Enrollment for Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents & Young Surgeon 3rd Annual Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc. and Bespa Global, LLC, co-organizers of the program, announced today that despite the change of date for its 3rd Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons Course it is still experiencing record early registration. The course, originally scheduled for May 1-3 will take place from Nov. 6-8, 2020 at The Omni Downtown, Austin, Texas.

Record Early Spine Fellows & Young Surgeon Enrollment for 10th Annual November Spine IEP Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc., announced today it is experiencing record early registration for its 10th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons’ Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program). The course will be conducted November 20-22 at The Fairmont Hotel, Austin, Texas.

Perkiomen Valley School District in PA Selects Synergy Education Platform

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Perkiomen Valley School District (PVSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform by Edupoint(r) Educational Systems for its K-12 student information management needs. The district’s Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Online Registration, and Synergy Special Education. PVSD serves over 5,500 students in the Philadelphia region.

Technology Breaks the Distance Learning Barrier for Disabled Students

MIAMI, Fla., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Pneuma Solutions launched a free service that redefines the way students with special needs are provided instructional materials. Based on Pneuma’s Augmented Document Remediation technology, Scribe for Education allows teachers in K-12 to upload image files to a secure cloud service that provides near real time conversion.

California Safe Schools Celebrates 22nd Anniversary and Earth Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — March 30, 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS) a celebrated children’s environmental health and justice coalition founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina’s two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.

UF Lastinger Center for Learning Creates Free, Online Resource Hub

GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, the University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning, in an effort to keep all students learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, launched a new resource hub of free resources for students, parents and teachers. As students navigate distance learning, these research-based tip sheets and videos will lighten the burden.

The New York Public Library Partners with Online Tutoring Service Brainfuse to Give all NY Students Access to Free, Remote, One-on-One Homework Help

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New York Public Library has partnered with online tutoring service Brainfuse to offer all New York area students access to free after-school homework help, including virtual 1-on-1 tutoring in a wide range of subjects for K-12 students.

College Students Connect with Older Adults in Miami During Coronavirus Pandemic

MIAMI, Fla., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc, a Miami-based company that brings college students and older adults together, is providing wellbeing checks for isolated members, in partnership with AvMed.

Pandemic Pushes L.A. Arts Nonprofit, Dream A World Education, from Classroom to Television

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dream A World Education, an LAUSD and Hawthorne School District provider of arts and social-emotional education working in areas of extreme poverty, has turned school closures into an opportunity to move their artists from classrooms to television and virtual recyclable programming.

Magnifi Group Releases COVID-19 Course for Medical Professionals in Hospital Setting

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc., a global leader in dynamic online training solutions through its FDA-Compliant Learn-WiseGo eLearning Platform, has released its COVID-19 course at no cost to its global client base and is available for public purchase.

Disinfecting of schools, like hospitals and healthcare facilities, will be the new norm going forward, says DisinfectSchools

FULLERTON, Calif., April 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Standard routine chemical cleaning and sanitizing are not enough to battle the bacteria and viruses found in many different work environments, says Disinfect Schools (DisinfectSchools.com).

‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Star, Jawan Jackson, Hits a High Note with Students During Pandemic

FREDERICK, Md., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, is teaming up with Jawan Jackson, star of the hit Broadway musical “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations,” to encourage high school musical theater students in Frederick, Maryland.

Beyond Benign Receives Grant to Support Green Chemistry Education at Universities

WILMINGTON, Mass., April 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign has received a grant from life science company MilliporeSigma to develop laboratory resources for universities. The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada.

Are Your Kids in Danger of Being Sexually Abused at School?

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thousands of children every year are molested, used for pornography or otherwise sexually abused by teachers, coaches or other school employees – according to leading research, school employees sexually abuse one in ten students before the end of high school. New resources from Stop School Sexual Abuse (SSSA) help parents keep their kids safe.

Studies Weekly opens its online curriculum to all during COVID-19 outbreak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and OREM, Utah, March 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Due to California school closures, and the need for many teachers and students to conduct learning remotely, Studies Weekly announced March 13 that it opened its online curriculum platform, Studies Weekly Online, free to all users.

Berkeley Coding Academy Opens Doors with Summer Camp in Machine Learning and AI

BERKELEY, Calif., March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Berkeley Coding Academy, a new computer science team of credentialed teachers, is offering summer camps to empower youth in Python Programming, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence.

Dr. Alan Nasar, Orthopedic Surgeon at AOSMI, Speaks on How Technology is Driving Surgery at Freehold Borough High School’s Medical Science Program

FREEHOLD, N.J., March 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Alan Nasar, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute (AOSMI), Freehold and Monroe townships, N.J., recently presented an interactive video program to senior students enrolled in the Medical Science Program at Freehold Borough High School. Dr. Nasar tied together the use of innovation and technology with how both are being used to improve orthopedic surgery and the lives of patients.

Indian Prairie School District 204 (Illinois) Selects Synergy Education Platform by Edupoint

AURORA, Ill., March 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indian Prairie School District (IPSD) 204 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, Synergy Assessment, Synergy MTSS, Synergy Special Education, and Synergy Analytics.

Team Rio National and Sports U announce merger to create Team Rio University

COLTS NECK, N.J., Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Team Rio National and Sports U are proud to announce a collaboration and combination of NJ’s most successful grassroots basketball programs over the last decade with the creation of Team Rio University (Rio U).

Global Business Management Certificate Opens Enrollment

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central-North Florida District Export Council recently opened enrollment in its new Global Business Management Certificate program for companies looking to grow their presence in the global marketplace and for individuals wanting to prepare for the NASBITE (National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators) Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designation, often a requested qualification in the U.S.

Energy Optimizers, USA Awarded as The Sole Provider of LED Lighting and Energy Savings Programs to Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC)

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Optimizers, USA (EOU) is proud to announce that it has been selected by the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC) and its six purchasing co-operatives as the sole provider for its LED Lighting and Energy Savings Program for the third year of the program.