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Page 10 of Education and Schools News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



CPEP Wins National Excellence in Summer Learning Award

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.