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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.


Seventh Annual Cursive is Cool Handwriting Contest Kicks Off on January 23 – Open to Students in USA and Canada

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For some it is a “secret code,” for others it is simply cursive handwriting. The annual Cursive is Cool contests kick off on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year in honor of John Hancock’s birthday, the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced today.

EPIC Adds Kevin Melvin as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kevin Melvin has joined the firm as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice.

Prairie State College’s William Berkley Recognized with Annual JV Educational Consultants Award

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prairie State College (PSC) coordinator of Male Success Initiative (MSI) William Berkley recently was recognized with the 2019 Dr. Twitty J. Styles Leadership Award from JV Educational Consultants.

Gallup-McKinley County Schools in New Mexico Selects Synergy Education Platform

GALLUP, N.M., Jan. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gallup-McKinley County Schools (GMCS) has selected the industry-leading Synergy(r) Education Platform by Edupoint Educational Systems for its K-12 student information management needs. The district’s Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Special Education, and Synergy Analytics in a cloud-hosted environment.

HexGn Study: Startup Investors Shun Asia in 2019 and Flock to Americas and Europe

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HexGn released a study of the funding trends in the global startup ecosystem in 2019; the team analyzed over 60,000 deals and one million data points for the report.

First Generation Students Land Big Scholarships with Online College Planning Curriculum

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two students will be enjoying a dream Christmas, the Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today. On December 1, Grayson High School senior, Bre’an Moore, received a congratulatory email from Carleton College, ranked #7 on the 2020 US News and World Reports Liberal Arts College Rankings, offering her admission and a scholarship valued at over $280,000 over 4 years.

Galileo Announces 2019 Spark Innovation Scholarship Winners

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three university students who are aspiring educators have been awarded Galileo’s 2019 Spark Innovation Scholarship. Each winning student will receive $1000 to apply to their own educational endeavors. This year’s winners are Jessica Cheng (University of California, Berkeley), Leah Nadir (Scripps College) and Cloey Stump (University of Redlands).

LBA Ware Launches CompenSafe University to Help Lenders Achieve Their Compensation Plan Management Objectives

MACON, Ga., Dec. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, today announced the launch of CompenSafe University (CSU), a two-day training program designed to help lenders derive additional value from their investment in CompenSafe.

EPIC Adds Aaron Zetterower in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aaron Zetterower has joined the firm as Principal of the firm’s Southwest Risk Management Practice.

Aaron Schwen joins EPIC in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aaron Schwen has joined the firm as Client Advocate of the firm’s Southwest Risk Management Practice.

Cottage Cooking Adds Baking Class to its Schedule Lineup

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 9, 2019 SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cottage Cooking, known for their dinner-party style cooking classes, has recently expanded into offering daytime baking classes. Founders, John Godts and Liisa Andreassen, recently attended some baking classes at the King Arthur Flour Baking School in Norwich, Vermont, and are excited to share what they learned.

Unique Apprenticeship Provides Fast and Effective Pathway for Kaiser Permanente Employees to Upgrade Their Job Skills

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bay Area Medical Academy, SEIU UHW-West, and the SEIU-UHW & Joint Employer Education Fund (the Education Fund) have announced today that they have partnered to offer Medical Assistant Apprenticeship training to Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara employees.

Edupoint Announces 4th Annual ‘Partner for Life’ Award Co-Recipients: Oregon’s High Desert Education Service District and Beaverton School District

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 5, 2019 (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 Rachel Wente-Chaney, CIO for High Desert Education Service District (HDESD) in Redmond, Oregon, and Steven Langford, CIO for Beaverton School District (BSD) in Beaverton, Oregon, have been selected as co-recipients of the company’s 2019 Partner For Life Award.

Business Architecture Associates Announces its 2020 Training Schedule and In-house Training Packages

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business Architecture Associates, Inc. (BAA) is pleased to announce its public, in-house, and online business architecture training options for 2020. BAA has trained industry professionals across the globe in all aspects of business architecture, enhancing their ability to deliver value to their organizations while advancing their professional skills.

United States Air Force Partners with UniverseIT and Classe365

SUGARLAND, Texas, Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UniverseIT is excited to announce a new partnership with the United States Air Force (USAF) which encompasses serving three training schools – the Air Ground Operations School (AGOS); Weapons School (USAFWS); and Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School (AMMOS).

Paragon Gives Hosts Pearl Buck Preschool’s Family Christmas Carnival

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck, Inc. initiative, announces their annual holiday event, “A Night to Remember,” for the children and families of Eugene Pearl Buck Preschool and Family Supports Program. “A Night to Remember” is a fun and festive holiday event with this year’s theme being a Christmas Carnival, which will bring a touch of holiday cheer, through carnival games, a bounce house, a photo booth with Santa and Mrs. Claus and much more.

Paragon Gives Announces Call for 2020 Koch Kellan Scholarship Applicants

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck, Inc. initiative, is excited to announce a call for applications for the 2020 Koch Kellan Scholarship worth $10,000. This annual scholarship is awarded to one (1) outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

Casita Maria Celebrates Garifuna Culture with Gallery Exhibition and Public Programming

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education and Garifuna Coalition USA, Inc. are delighted to announce Garifuna Intangible Heritage, an exhibition celebrating the cultural expression of the Garifuna people of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, St Vincent and the Grenadines and the United States. The art gallery exhibition and related public programs comprise the Winter season of ¡CelebrARTE!, Casita Maria’s South Bronx arts and culture series.

SMATCOE launches ‘SMATCOE Reach Across the USA’ to provide live online SAT/ACT Prep to students all over the country

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Science, Math, and Technology Center of Excellence (SMATCOE), an academic learning center based in metro Houston, Texas, today announced that it is launching a campaign to reach students all over America who plan to take the SAT and/or ACT college entrance exams. SMATCOE will provide live online training sessions (using GoToMeeting) to help students prepare for these tests.

Venturist, Inc’s New Prometheus Video Strategy Program Is Now Available for Use by Individuals and Companies of All Sizes

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Venturist, Incorporated announced today that its new Prometheus Strategy video course is now open for subscription. The Prometheus Process is designed explicitly so that companies and individuals can learn the process and use it to build and execute winning strategies that they understand and to which they are committed.

Shincheonji church of Jesus Graduates 100,000 Students Worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On November 10, 2019, Shincheonji church of Jesus, the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony held one of the world’s largest graduation with the count of 103,764 graduates. In addition to the 100,000 graduates in South Korea, it was also held simultaneously around the world from school locations in Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the United States.

Record Sponsor and Fellow-Young Surgeon Turnout Expected for 9th Annual Spine IEP Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc., a developer of e-learning technology for the medical device industry, will have a record turnout of medical device and biotech companies at its 9th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons’ Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program).

Celebrity Chris Spencer Partners with Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs on Golfing for Families

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an historic move, on Monday November 11, 2019 Veterans Day, Golfing for Families and Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs will hold its fourth annual charity event in Sun Valley at Angeles National Golf course. This year’s event will be hosted by Celebrity Comedian / Producer Chris Spencer and friends. (VIDEO)

Haibu partners with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs on ‘Zoohackathon’

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Haibu is an award-winning series of books, films, cartoons and video games that promotes wildlife conservation around the world. Haibu has partnered with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) on Zoohackathon, a global competition to develop new and innovative technology tools to fight wildlife trafficking.

The Learning Center for the Deaf Outpatient Audiology Clinic Announces Significant Expansion of Services and Coverage

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The outpatient Audiology Clinic at The Learning Center for the Deaf has achieved two significant milestones, increasing access to their comprehensive audiological and hearing aid services for children and adults. The Audiology Clinic has been credentialed as a MassHealth provider, and is now serving members of the community-students, staff, families and MetroWest residents-who have cochlear implants.

Tessa International School, the only International School in Northern New Jersey, to celebrate diversity on the upcoming United Nations Day

HOBOKEN, N.J., Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The only international school in Northern New Jersey, Tessa International School celebrates diversity and prepares its students to be active citizens of our world. On Thursday, October 24, 2019 in Hoboken, New Jersey, Tessa International School will celebrate United Nations Day. United Nations Day acknowledges the UN Charter initially signed by 50 countries on October 24,1945 intending to achieve peace and justice.

Independent Research Proves Kids Read Now Reading Program Eliminates Summer Slide

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to an independent study of the program’s efficacy, Kids Read Now (KRN), a leading K-3 reading program designed to combat summer slide, completely negates summer reading losses for low-income students when fully implemented.

Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE) Announces Upcoming CAFE 2019 Fundraising Gala

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE) fundraising affair will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The CAFE 2019 Fundraising Gala is a black-tie affair that will feature headliner performances by world-acclaimed artists David Rudder, known as the Calypso King of the World, and Allison Hinds, aka the Queen of Caribbean Soca.

Teachers and Staff at Dayspring Receive a Back to School Gift: The Opportunity to Reverse Chronic Disease

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EHOP Health, a chronic disease reversal company headquartered in the Triangle region, recently implemented their Journey 2 Health(TM) program at Dayspring Christian Academy. Dayspring, which educates students from kindergarten through high school, wanted to offer additional support to their team.

Cabrini High School and the American Italian Cultural Center Co-hosts Fundraising Gala in Honor of Saint Frances Cabrini’s Contributions to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The influence of Saint Frances Cabrini, the first American citizen Saint, and her Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart has been felt in New Orleans since 1892. Besides the daily work of helping the unfortunate, Saint Cabrini established two orphanages, the larger of which became Cabrini High School in 1959.

Unicheck Releases Advanced Cheating Detection to Uncover Digital Trickery

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unicheck, a versatile plagiarism and cheating prevention solution that helps educators worldwide create well-educated students, announced the launch of their advanced digital cheating detection, which spots intricate, tech-enabled cheating endeavors.

Hillsborough County Public Schools, Florida, Selects Synergy Education Platform

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) 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 and Synergy Special Education in a cloud-hosted environment.

Media Advisory: Byte Back Brings National Digital Inclusion Week to DC with Congresswoman Norton and Mayor Bowser

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local residents and nationally known digital inclusion leaders are celebrating National Digital Inclusion Week October 7 to 11. Though Washington, D.C. is a capital of innovation and technology, the District still struggles with a stark digital divide. Byte Back is a nationally recognized tech nonprofit that has led digital inclusion in the D.C. area for more than 20 years.

Jump$tart Coalition’s 2019 National Educator Conference Is Sold Out

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Jump$tart Coalition’s 2019 National Educator Conference – an all-scholarship event for personal finance teachers – is sold out. The conference, set for November 1 – 3, 2019 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, is underwritten by the Cornell-Douglas Foundation, Experian, and the Wells Fargo Foundation and many other generous sponsors, which enable 350 teachers from across the country to attend the event on a scholarship that covers their hotel stay, meals and full participation in the event.

Galileo Learning Names New VP of Marketing, Nerissa Sardi

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galileo Learning, one of America’s largest and fastest-growing summer day camp providers, has named Nerissa Sardi its new Vice President of Marketing. Galileo operates 100+ summer camp programs throughout California and Illinois.

Sierra Nevada Education Launches Can-Ed App to the Public for Cannabis Education and Job Training

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sierra Nevada Education, located in Las Vegas, Nevada has delivered the world’s first cannabis education and training app on IOS and Android to the public – delivering cutting edge cannabis education and job training. The Can-Ed App is launching with a free course available to everyone titled – “How To Get A Job In The Cannabis Industry.”

Bethel School District in Washington Selects Synergy Student Information System

SPANAWAY, Wash., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bethel School District (BSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Student Information System (SIS) by Edupoint(r) Educational Systems for its K-12 student data management needs. The district’s Synergy solution will include Synergy Online Registration and cloud hosting to serve over 19,000 K-12 students in the Seattle metropolitan area.

Galileo Learning Announced as New 100Kin10 Partner Ahead of Network Exceeding Goal of Training 100,000 New STEM Teachers by 2021

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 100Kin10, a national organization dedicated to solving the STEM teacher shortage by 2021, announced this month that Galileo joins 40 other new programmatic partners in its ranks this year. In addition to Galileo, new partners include Chicago Public Schools, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Council of Chief State School Officers, among others.

Business Architecture Training Series Coming to Dallas

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business Architecture Associates (BAA) a leading company in business architecture training established 2015, announced today its 5-day, “Business Architecture Boot Camp” training this Fall in Dallas, Texas

Prime Retail Services Congratulates Leadership Program Graduates and Announces Release of New Self-Directed Online Leadership Training

FENTON, Mich., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prime Retail Services will be presenting certificates to their two graduates from their in-house leadership training called L.E.A.D. (Leadership Empowerment and Development). Prime is now in the process of developing what they are calling L.E.A.D. 2.0 which will be an online self-directed training program for all employees from field techs to the leadership team.