Education and Schools News - Page 18

Page 18 of Education and Schools News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Eaton Community Schools – GOING GREEN

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Optimizers, USA, located in Tipp City, Ohio, is assisting the Eaton Community School District, located in Eaton, Ohio, to GO GREEN and SAVE GREEN, Money. The school district is enhancing their school facility’s HVAC systems, lighting systems, and implementing renewable energy projects, including solar thermal systems, to reduce their annual energy costs by more than $225,000 per year.

SecuGen and Lucky Technology Bring Greater Security to US Based Schools

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen and Lucky Technology are pleased to announce a technology and marketing partnership to bring physical access control to North American educational institutions. Lucky Technology’s iGuard Access Control device is integrated with SecuGen’s SDA03M fingerprint module and is the world’s leading Internet connected, biometric device for school security.

Edupoint’s New LessonVUE™ Curriculum Management System Selected by Arizona’s Largest School District, Mesa Public Schools

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint™ Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected to implement its newest solution, LessonVUE™ curriculum management, at Mesa Public Schools (MPS). LessonVUE is designed to empower educators and administrators to drive classroom achievement through better management, alignment and analysis of curriculum while providing data to inform instructional decisions.

CalUniversity Holds Its First Graduation Ceremony Followed by National Entrepreneur’s Day Conference

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A perfect ending to a years’ worth of hard work, CalUniversity celebrated the graduation of its inaugural class of students on November 19th, 2010. With the majority of students receiving their Doctorate degrees and others earning their Master’s and Bachelor degrees, the class of 2010 is now prepared to enter, or in some cases continue to thrive in, today’s work force.

Gingrich Foundation Presents Annual Gift to Luther College

DECORAH, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gingrich Foundation has presented its annual gift to the Newt L. and Callista L. Gingrich Scholarship Fund at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Since 2005, the endowment has provided annual scholarships for instrumental music majors studying piano, organ, and wind instruments.

Alameda Sixth Grade Scientists Help Save the Bay

ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sixth grade science students at the Alameda Community Learning Center will take on the roles of real-life environmental scientists this school year, thanks to a collaboration with Save the Bay and grant support from Bio-Rad. Using the Pasco SPARK system of dataloggers to enable remote collection of pH, salinity, and ORP data, learners will conduct a geochemical and microbiological survey of two native plant restoration areas in the SF Bay.

Edupoint Launches Mobile Initiative with Release of TeacherVUE, ParentVUE and StudentVUE Apps

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading provider of student information systems (SIS) to the national K-12 education market, has launched a comprehensive mobile initiative designed to improve the access to student and classroom information for teachers, administrators, parents and students. The company’s GENESIS product suite has been enhanced with mobile-friendly applications for the iPhone and iPad.

CalUniversity’s Successful Concept of Higher Education Goes Global

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a leading distance-learning educational institution, is now offering its services globally in the hopes of making affordable degree attainment a reality for students everywhere.

Alameda Teacher Brings 3D Innovation to Classroom

ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alameda Community Learning Center science facilitator Carlton Grizzle will bring cutting-edge learning experiences to students this year with the help of a new MakerBot 3D printer he was recently awarded by the manufacturer. Grizzle was one of 10 educators chosen from over 100 applicants to receive a MakerBot Cupcake CNC Deluxe Kit, a tool that will instantly make him one of the most innovative teachers in the world.

Compliance Workshops to Explain Complex Hazardous Waste Regulations

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fines and penalties are on the rise for facilities that fail to comply with Federal and State hazardous waste rules. For those responsible for managing hazardous waste, Lion Technology Inc. will be hosting its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management Workshop. Workshops will be held in Parsippany on Dec. 2-3; Manchester on Dec. 6-7; Boston on Dec. 9-10; Hartford on Dec. 13-14; and Philadelphia on Dec. 16-17, 2010.

A Trend Continues: Another CLO of the Year Winner is a KnowledgeAdvisors Client

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today proudly congratulates Tamar Elkeles, Vice President of Qualcomm Learning and Development Center, who was named 2010 CLO of the Year by Chief Learning magazine at the Fall 2010 Chief Learning Symposium.

The American Dream: ‘Education for Everyone’

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The mission to bring education to everyone across America took center stage last week at the Distance Education and Training Council workshop at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The public service announcement (PSA) entitled ‘Think About It’ was warmly received by over 100 schools in attendance. The ‘Think About It’ concept was developed by California Intercontinental University to bring awareness to the public.

Department of Transportation Requires Compliance with New Regulations for Shipping Hazardous Materials

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As of October 1, 2010, shippers must be in compliance with the new rules for DOT packaging, emergency response numbers, special permits, and security plans. Lion Technology will cover these new hazmat rules in its hands-on training workshops in Las Vegas on Oct. 21-22; Milwaukee on Oct. 25-26; St. Louis on October 28-29; Detroit on November 1-2; Kansas City on Nov. 8-9; Cincinnati on November 15-16; Cleveland on Dec. 2-3; Pittsburgh on Dec. 6-7; and Chicago on Dec. 13-14, 2010.

West Coast Training to Clarify Complex Environmental Regulations

OAKLAND, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading environmental regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its comprehensive two-day Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in Seattle on October 18-19, Oakland on October 21-22, Los Angeles on October 25-26, and Las Vegas on October 28-29, 2010.

PETAP.org – Online Education Enrollments Continue Steady Increase

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to a recent survey taken by the Department of Education, enrollment in online educational programs is still showing a substantial increase and is having a dramatic effect on education in general. The Department of Education statistics say that in 2007 12.2 million students were enrolled in online programs with an expected increase of up to 18 million by 2012.

Marinello Schools of Beauty Scholarship Winner is Following Her Dream to Improve the Lives of Abused Women

REDDING, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jessica Wylie, 18, the first-place winner of the second annual Marinello Raw Talent High School Scholarship contest, wants to use her $10,000 scholarship to help abused women feel ‘loved, important and beautiful.’ Her remarkable story has since been published in Redding’s own Record Searchlight.

New Alameda Charter School Earns Top API Scores

ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Nea Community Learning Center earned an API score of 839 following its first year in operation, making it among the top achieving schools in the Alameda Unified School District. Nea, which opened its doors in 2009 to offer innovative, community-based learning in a diverse environment, serves 346 learners in grades K-10.

Lion Technology Presenting Hazardous Waste Management Fall Workshops for Midwest Companies

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fines and penalties are on the rise for facilities that fail to comply with Federal and State hazardous waste rules. An Illinois recycling facility faces a $700,000 fine for violating the RCRA hazardous waste regulations (EPA 5/6/10). Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management Workshop regionally throughout September.

Environmental Regulations Workshop Covers New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules – Coming to Western States

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today’s environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management.

Crown Tutoring Deeply Discounts Tutoring Services for K-12, College, and Test Preparation to Help Parents Hurt by the Economy

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a continued effort to create lifelong learners and make high quality tutoring services available to students throughout the United States, Crown Tutoring, a leading national provider of in home tutoring and test preparation services, is now offering significantly discounted rate plans.

Education Channel PETAP.org Offers Academic Counseling and Career Assessment Services

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PETAP LLC offers information regarding academic counseling and career assessment services through PETAP.org. These services will assist students in planning their career, choosing a school or college, and preparing for their postsecondary education. Information regarding these planning services is available as well as academic and career information.

Assure Regulatory Compliance with Lion Technology’s Hazardous Waste Management Training

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Businesses that generate hazardous waste in Texas must assure their operations comply with both the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and the additional mandates imposed by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Annual training is required by law.

Tipp City Schools Save Money and the Environment

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tipp City Exempted Village School district wanted to reduce its energy expenses and engaged Greg Smith, President of Energy Optimizers, USA to do just that. According to a report released this week, the public / private partnership has provided the district with $11,483.53 in energy savings during the first 5 months of this year on electric and gas utilization.

Introduction to New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules at Environmental Regulations Workshop

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today’s environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management.

Shipping Batteries, Paints, or Other Hazmats? Lion Technology Teaches Rules for Shipping Hazmats by Ground, Air, or Ocean

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids (e.g., paint and paint-related materials), as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Lion Technology Environmental Health and Safety Training Helps Facilities Avoid Fines and Penalties

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fines and penalties are on the rise for facilities that fail to comply with Federal and State hazardous waste rules. Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 cited an Illinois recycling facility for the improper management of hazardous waste and proposed a penalty for non-compliance with the EPA Hazardous Waste Regulations in excess of $700,000.

PETAP.org Announces Online and Distance Learning Educational Program Options

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PETAP LLC offers certificate and degree training information for a variety of career fields, through the online schools and colleges directory. The online directory provides information regarding distance learning options, degrees, certificates, and other educational resources.

Fulfill Annual EPA Training Mandates at Hazardous Waste Management Workshops

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of September. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Seattle, WA on September 13-14; Las Vegas, NV on September 16-17; and Phoenix, AZ on September 20-21, 2010.

California Hazardous Waste Training Presenting in September

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous Waste in California workshop series during the month of September. These courses are designed for industry professionals who must assure compliance with California’s hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in San Diego on September 13-14; Los Angeles on Sept. 16-17; Bakersfield on Sept. 20-21; and Oakland on Sept. 23-24, 2010.

KnowledgeAdvisors Investigates Importance of Informal Learning in Organizations

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, has announced it has released a brand new whitepaper focusing on informal learning measurement. The research conducted by KnowledgeAdvisors was based upon substantial data collected across diverse industries in an effort to gain a comprehensive representation of the present condition of informal learning.

Multimodal Workshop by Lion Technology Teaches Hazmat Shippers The Latest Regulations

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids (e.g., paint and paint-related materials), as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Tightening Restrictions for Shipments that Include Lithium Batteries Increases Need for Specialized Shipper Training

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a unique two-hour training session to address the new domestic and international shipping regulations for lithium batteries. A live Web seminar hosted through Lion.com will be held on July 22nd, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT.

CalUniversity Celebrates National Safety and Harmony Month

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Intercontinental University (CalUniversity) CEO and Co-Chairman Dr. Shaan Kumar celebrated World Safety and Harmony Month by honoring Dr. Khalil BineBine with its 2010 Quality Service Excellence Award.

Meet Annual Hazardous Waste Training Mandates at Two Day Workshop

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of July and August. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Little Rock, AR on August 9-10; Tulsa, OK on August 12-13; Houston, TX on August 18-19; and Dallas, TX on August 23-24, 2010.

PETAP.org Presents its Traditional Campus Based Schools, Colleges, and Universities Directory

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PETAP LLC introduces its directory of traditional schools and colleges. Provided in the directory is a list of the top North American campus based colleges and universities available to students. Information regarding available certificate and degree programs including overviews about specific career fields are available as well.

A New Earth Based On Old Texts? Researchers Compare Writings of Eckhart Tolle and Belzebuub

NORFOLK, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A research study addresses concerns about similarities between Eckhart Tolle’s ‘A New Earth’ (2005) and Belzebuub’s ‘Searching Within’ (2001) and ‘The Journey to Enlightenment’ (2002). Dr. Gabrielle Wood, who initiated the study, has published the results online today.

Meeting DOT Mandates in 2010: Multimodal Hazmat Shippers Learn Latest Regulations at Lion Technology Workshops

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To help the regulated community understand the rules for multimodal hazmat shipping, Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a how-to training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations. Training on all three shipping modes will be held in Atlanta, GA on August 10-13 and Nashville, TN on August 16-19, 2010.

Olympic Silver Medal Figure Skater to Coach at Park City Ice Arena

PARK CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This summer, Park City residents are sure to reminisce about the year they hosted the Olympics as Olympic medalist figure skater, Peter Carruthers, takes to the ice to coach people of all ages at the Park City Ice Arena.

Alameda Community Learning Center Launches Innovative STEM Program

ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) recently announced the addition of a new STEM Through Engineering program as part of its mission to deliver technology-rich, cutting-edge curriculum that offers real world learning applications. STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, is a research-based approach to 21st century education.

Meet Annual Hazardous Waste Training Mandates

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of July and August. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in South Eastern US states during July and August, 2010.