CDI Technologies is Awarded an Expanded School Purchasing Contract by the Alabama Department of Education

School districts can now benefit from more classroom technology options from CDI  

Chicago IL – March 19, 2019 – CDI Technologies (formerly CDI Computer Dealers) today announced it was awarded an expanded contract with the Alabama Department of Education allowing it to offer more products and services to Alabama schools. This expanded agreement through the state’s Alabama K-12 Joint Purchasing (ALJP) program allows schools to purchase CDI’s classroom-ready technology including recertified devices and charging carts, as well as technologies from its partners including Acer, ASUS and Google. 

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Immersion Active Awarded with 2018 Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award

Leading marketing solutions agency recognized in the Online Advertising and Marketing category for its work with Summerhouse on Everett Bay 

(Frederick, MD) March 13, 2019 – Immersion Active, a leading marketing solutions agency specializing in connecting consumers with brands that bring value to their lives, was named a Silver winner in the 2018 Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award competition. The agency entered the Online Advertising and Marketing category for its social media advertising and marketing campaign created on behalf of its client Summerhouse on Everett Bay, a luxurious coastal living community in North Carolina. 

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Personalized Learning Summit 2019 – Where District Leaders and Educators Build Networks to Transform Education

The two-day event in May 2019 will feature keynotes from Golriz Lucina, Head of Creative at SoulPancake, and from Principal Baruti Kafele

SAN CARLOS, CALIF. (March 12, 2019) – Transforming education, from leadership development to personalized learning for all students, is the focus of the 5th Annual Personalized Learning Summit 2019. The conference, hosted by Education Elements, will take place May 14-16, 2019 at the Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta. This year’s inspiring and insightful keynote speakers are Head of Creative at SoulPancake and best-selling author Golriz Lucina and master teacher, transformational school leader, and award-winning author Principal Baruti Kafele

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Vernier Software & Technology Helps Educators and Students Celebrate Brain Awareness Week

Activities and resources can be used to teach students about neuroscience and human physiology during Brain Awareness Week March 11–17, 2019

BEAVERTON, Oregon, March 11, 2019 — Vernier Software & Technology has compiled a collection of resources and activities to help educators and students celebrate Brain Awareness Week during the week of March 11–17, 2019. Educators can use the new Human Physiology Experiments lab book, free downloadable slides highlighting various brain tissues, and more during the weeklong global campaign designed to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research.

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Pedro Noguera to Deliver Keynote Address at PBL World 2019

Dr. Noguera is a dynamic speaker and champion of educational equity and social justice

Novato, California (March 5, 2019) – PBLWorks today announced Dr. Pedro Noguera as a keynote speaker for PBL World 2019,  the largest annual event for educators who want to begin and advance their Project Based Learning practice. The conference will take place June 18-20, 2019 (pre-conference session June 17), at American Canyon High School in Napa Valley. To register, visit: https://goo.gl/WAaoz5 

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New eBook by Swing Education Helps Schools and Districts Navigate Teacher Shortages

eBook covers causes of teacher shortages and provides proactive steps school and district leaders can take to address it  

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 5, 2019—Swing Education, an on-demand marketplace for substitute teachers, recently released a free eBook to help school and district leaders successfully navigate teacher shortages impacting states nationwide. The eBook, “Your School’s Guide to Surviving the Teacher Shortage,” details the causes of teacher shortages, explores solutions, and outlines the necessary steps schools can take to help alleviate the issue.

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Epson PowerLite 700U Laser Projector Wins Tech & Learning TCEA Best of Show Award

The PowerLite 700U Delivers Bright, Full HD Images with Virtually Maintenance-Free Operation

LONG BEACH, Calif. – March 4, 2019 –  The Epson PowerLite® 700U ultra short-throw 3LCD laser display has won a TCEA Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine. The annual awards program recognizes products and services from exhibitors at the TCEA conference that could have the most impact in the classroom. During the tradeshow, selected Tech & Learning advisors evaluate submitted products and services, rate their impressions on a sliding scale, and meet to decide which technologies deserve the “amazing” moniker. This is the third time Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, has won the TCEA Best of Show Award. 

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PublicSchoolWORKS Wins Two Bronze Stevie® Awards in 2019 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

Teams in Research & Development and Client Services Management recognized

Cincinnati, OH (March 4, 2019)PublicSchoolWORKS took home two Bronze Stevie Awards in this year’s Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The PublicSchoolWORKS Research & Development (R&D) team was recognized in the Back-Office Customer Service Team of the Year - All Other Industries category and PublicSchoolWORKS Client Services Managers Emily Bodner and Julie Webster were recognized in the Customer Service Management Team of the Year category. To see the full list of winners, visit: stevieawards.com/sales/2019-stevie®-award-winners

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Curriculum Associates Wins 2019 People’s Choice Award and Bronze Stevie® Award for Sales & Customer Service

Technical support team provides best-in-class service to ensure the effective implementation of company’s award-winning i-Ready® program

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., February 26, 2019—Curriculum Associates recently won the Bronze award in the Customer Service Department of the Year—Public Services & Education category of the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The company was additionally chosen as the favorite provider of customer service in the same category of the 2019 People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service in which more than 76,000 votes were cast.

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The KidWind Project is Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for Summer Renewable Energy Training Academy

The REcharge Academy provides educators with the knowledge and resources needed to bring renewable energy concepts to the STEM classroom 

 (Saint Paul, MN) February 25, 2019 – The KidWind Project, an international leader in renewable energy education, and WindWinRI are hosting the 12th annual REcharge Academy at the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Center in Narragansett, RI on July 15-18, 2019. The four-day training, which will focus on wind power and the future of offshore wind, is hosted in partnership with the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Center and Graduate School of Oceanography, the Guiding Education and Math and Science Network (GEMSnet Program), the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce, and RealJobsRI.

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