Education and Schools News - Page 16

Page 16 of Education and Schools News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Tom Arnold Inspires High School Graduates Who Have Overcome Learning Disabilites

CULVER CITY, Calif. – June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Actor and comedian, Tom Arnold, will address the Class of 2005 graduating from the Kayne Eras Center (KEC) School on June 22. All 23 graduates are youngsters challenged by learning, developmental or emotional disabilities who have overcome many obstacles to arrive at this significant milestone. Of the graduating class, 15 students are already enrolled for the fall term in area colleges and trade schools.

The Newcomen Society and the Harvard Business School Jointly Honor Michelle Craig McDonald with Postdoctoral Fellowship

EXTON, Penn. – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Newcomen Society (www.newcomen.org) and the Harvard Business School recently awarded Michelle Craig McDonald with the prestigious Harvard-Newcomen Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Business History.

Marinello Schools of Beauty Celebrates its 100-Year Anniversary and the Grand Opening of a New Expanded Facility in City of Industry, CA

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leader in cosmetology education and training since 1905, announces the grand opening of its expanded educational facility, located in the Puente Hills Mall at 1600 Azusa Avenue, Suite 244, in the City of Industry, Calif. The Grand Opening celebration will take place on Thursday, June 16th, 2005, beginning at 1:00 pm.

Award-Winning Online Professor Launches Educational Game-Creation Services Aimed at College-Prep Schools and Home-Schooling Parents

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The idea for college online instructor, James Musgrave’s new service, Contemporary Instructional Concepts (www.contempinstruct.com), came after many semesters of teaching online through a variety of San Diego colleges.

The Miami Children’s Museum, in Collaboration with the Husky Gang School, is Hosting ‘A Magical Day With The Husky Gang’

MIAMI, Fla. – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Miami Children’s Museum, in collaboration with The Husky Gang School (Sdoia-Satz Music Institute of Miami) is hosting ‘A Magical Day With the Husky Gang’ on Sunday, June 5, 2005 at 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL There will be two one and one half hour performances, suitable for children, one from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM and another from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

NECBC President and CEO Appointed to ACSUS Advisory Board

BOSTON, Mass. /Send2Press Newswire/ — The NECBC is pleased to announce the appointment of New England Canada Business Council (NECBC), President and CEO, Paul Raymond, to the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) Advisory Council. Established in 1971, ACSUS is a multidisciplinary association of scholars, professionals and institutions dedicated to improving understanding of Canada in the United States.

School for Autism Receives International Award

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — The New England Center For Children (NECC) of Southborough, MA has been chosen to receive the 2005 SABA Award for Enduring Programmatic Contributions in Behavior Analysis. NECC (www.necc.org) will accept the prestigious award at the opening event of the 31st Annual Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA) Convention, Saturday, May 28, 2005 in Chicago.

Teen Entrepreneur Grants Teachers’ Wish Lists

TULSA, OK /Send2Press Newswire/ — Raynece Leader-Thompson was only thirteen when she created the Math-a-Mania(tm) game that makes learning math fun for children and adults. As she accepted invitations to demonstrate the game for school districts across the nation, she saw first-hand the lack of supplies in many of the classrooms. As sales of ‘Math-a-Mania(tm)’ increased, Raynece asked her mother Johnece, president of the games distributor Math Workz, LLC, to help find a way they could fill this need. The ‘Teachers’ Wish List’ is a result of this desire.