Education and Schools News - Page 14

Page 14 of Education and Schools News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Edupoint Expands Learning Management Offering with Addition of Online Assessment

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solution for the national K-12 market, has released Synergy Assessment, a fully-integrated module of the Synergy(R) Education Platform that enables educators to easily build, manage, and deliver classroom assessments online. This module expands Edupoint’s learning management system (LMS) platform and allows educators to measure and analyze student performance both on a classroom and individual level.

Utelogy Named a University Business Magazine 2013 Readers’ Choice Top Product

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy has been selected as a University Business Readers’ Choice Top Product for 2013. The annual University Business Readers’ Choice Top Products award recognizes the most innovative products in higher education. This prestigious list informs university leaders and administrators about the products their colleagues around the country are using to help their schools excel.

New Richmond Schools to Save $128K Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adam Bird, Superintendent of New Richmond Exempted Village Schools, is pleased to announce that the district has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve five existing schools, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.

Edupoint Releases Online Registration Module for the Synergy Education Platform

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solution for the national K-12 market, has released Synergy Online Registration, a fully-integrated module of the Synergy(R) Education Platform designed to streamline school registration for parents and reduce administrative burden on district staff. Available to all Synergy districts, this module extends the existing functionality in the Synergy SIS to provide a customizable online registration portal to collect and process admission and registration data for new and returning students.

Utelogy Corporation Opens New Corporate Office and Training Facility in Irvine, California

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy Corporation has signed a new lease to open its expanded corporate office and training facility within a mile of John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California.

New Book Reveals Real Life of Public School Teacher in ‘IGNITION’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Ignition’ (ISBN: 978-1-4772-6828-5), authored by Michelle Arrose, is an interactive book that is based on the true trials and tribulations of a public school teacher. And, the reader decides her fate.

Glasair Aviation USA LLC receives LODA to conduct Flight Training

ARLINGTON, Wash., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Glasair Aviation USA LLC is proud to announce it has received a LODA (Letter of Deviation Authority) to conduct Flight Training in its Experimental Aircraft.

The Bob Moog Foundation Archives Expand with a Major Gift From UNC-Greensboro

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Music Department of the University of UNC-Greensboro has given The Bob Moog Foundation a collection of vintage synthesizer hardware and other equipment. The gift, which will be on permanent loan at the Foundation, was announced today by the Foundation’s executive director Michelle Moog-Koussa.

Regent Education Releases Regent Review, Its Ground-breaking, Fully-automated Student Verification Solution

FREDERICK, Md., Dec. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education announced today the launch of Regent Review, the industry’s first fully-automated student verification solution. Regent Review leverages the advanced technology of Regent’s SNAP and Regent 8 solutions to fully automate student verification and C-code processing. The robust capabilities of Review help schools reduce: the time needed to perform verification, processing costs, and compliance risk, all while improving the student experience.

New Children’s Book Visualizes How People View the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Connie Tamaddon, author of ‘Surprising Silhouettes’ (ISBN: 978-0977801831) announces release of ‘Surprising Silhouettes 2’ for Apple iPad. Tamaddon, a respected photographer, has a repeat performance with her unique use of light properties and shadows to create a clever read-out-loud guessing game that illustrates that not everything is as it first seems.

The Bob Moog Foundation Announces Raffle for Iconic Minimoog Model D Signed by Gary Numan

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation is proud to announce a raffle for a vintage Minimoog(R) synthesizer, signed by English electronic pop icon Gary Numan. The raffle runs from November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2013.

Shawnee Local Schools to Save $117,560 Annually Through Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael Lamb, Superintendent of Shawnee Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the district is implementing an energy conservation project, to be implemented by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing academic buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.

Regent 8 provides Critical Financial Aid Management Support for Competency Based Learning and Direct Assessment Schools

FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Educational institutions considering Competency Based Learning (CBL) and Direct Assessment models are grappling with the challenges of effectively managing Title IV financial aid. Today, Regent Education is proud to announce that Regent 8, their flagship financial aid management solution, is the first-and only-system designed specifically to accommodate those challenges.

First-generation College Students Win Scholarship and Share Their Remarkable College Journeys

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eight first-year college students who beat the odds to become the first in their family to attend college have been awarded Center for Student Opportunity’s I’m First Scholarship, a $2,000, four-year, renewable award. Along with 25 previous winners, these students share their personal stories, chronicle their college experiences, and offer advice to aspiring first-generation college students on the I’m First blog.

South Central Local Schools to Save $39,221 Annually Through Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Brand, Superintendent of South Central Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District is implementing an energy conservation project with Energy Optimizers, USA to improve the High School and K-8 School facilities, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.

CPEP Celebrates 25 Years of Serving Underserved Youth

MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For 25 years, the Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP) has been serving as a catalyst to significantly change underrepresented and underserved students’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward the pursuit of education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

I’m First Project Launches to Celebrate and Support First-Generation College Students

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) thinks it’s time to celebrate first-generation college students and help build the next generation students who will be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees and will help launch CSO’s I’m First campaign on October 2 with his own video message.

Inclusive Children’s Musical Performance by Charlotte School Children at National Inclusion Project’s 10th Anniversary Champions Gala

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Inclusion Project is pleased to team with the Foundation for Respect Ability to musically demonstrate what inclusion is all about at their 10th Anniversary Champions Gala on October 12, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C. The performance will feature an inclusive group of Charlotte school children singing multiple songs about respect for all children, including ‘Don’t Laugh at Me’ along with Sid Krupkin, the Foundation for Respect Ability’s Artistic and Education Director.

So-Cal Remodelers Offers Certificate Courses Approved by The National Association of Home Builders

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Southern California Remodelers Council is conducting courses on September 26 in the areas of Marketing and Communication Strategies for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS I), September 27, Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS II) and Business Management for Building Professionals on October 29.

21st Annual HTCIA International Conference Extends Special Offer to Students and School Faculty

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Getting the training and experience needed to work in the computer forensics or network security fields can be challenging and expensive. In keeping with its proud mission of educating individuals involved with high tech investigations, the High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) is uniting with the academic community to offer students and faculty alike, an opportunity to interact with and learn from the top industry experts.

UCSF Postdoc Union to Hold Panel on Childcare

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to an overwhelming need to improve childcare access and affordability at the University of California, United Auto Workers Local 5810, which represents more than 6,000 postdoctoral scholars at UC, is hosting a panel on childcare resources, low-income childcare funding, work/life balance and statewide initiatives for childcare funding.

TeamF1’s F1rstHand Community Initiative Boots Up Local High School’s Robotics Team

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, and a Fremont business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by supporting activities benefiting local youth. The company’s local outreach initiative, which it calls ‘F1rstHand,’ invests in activities that lend a hand to deserving causes in the community.

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.