School Superintendents of Alabama and Curriculum Associates Recognize Students and Educators with $12,000 in Scholarships

A total of eight high school seniors and four educators were selected to receive $1,000 each

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 9, 2022—Curriculum Associates recently sponsored the 2022 School Superintendents of Alabama (SSA) scholarship program to help recognize and support students and educators throughout the state. The 12 scholarship recipients—eight high school seniors who intend to pursue a degree in education from one of Alabama’s public colleges or universities as well as four educators who plan to pursue a degree in school administration from one of the state’s public colleges or universities—will each receive $1,000.

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School Security Expert Paul Timm Leads Webinar Addressing School Safety and Security Improvements Resulting from the Pandemic

Vector Solutions’ May 10, 2022 webinar “School Safety & Security: Pandemic Silver Linings” features strategies and insights on keeping schools safe

Tampa, FL – May 4, 2022 – Vector Solutions, the leading provider of training and software solutions to help schools make their operations and communities safer, smarter, and better, is hosting a free webinar on May 10, 2022 to explore how the pandemic has impacted school safety and security.

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IRIS Debuts Powerful New Application Where Students Use Seismic Waves Data to Learn about the Layers of the Earth

New free resource, “Determining and Measuring Earth’s Layered Interior,” challenges students to compare real-world earthquake data to computer models

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 2, 2022) — The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) has created an online version of its popular activity “Determining and Measuring Earth's Layered Interior” to challenge students to use evidence in the form of earthquake data to understand the Earth’s interior layers. This free web-based tool for Earth Science classrooms was funded in part by the National Science Foundation.  

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Teacher Leader Impact Award Celebrates Educators Around the Country

School and district leaders can now nominate teacher leaders for their notable achievements in the classroom and beyond

To kick off Teacher Appreciation Week 2022 and recognize the outstanding achievements of teacher leaders nationwide, Edthena is now accepting nominations for its Teacher Leader Impact Award. For the second year in a row, school and district administrators are encouraged to nominate a teacher leader who is making a measurable impact on others and creating lasting change.

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The WNET Group Hosts Experts in Education and Innovation to Explore the Role of Media and Technology in the Future of Education

Virtual event on April 28, 2022, brings together parents, teachers and administrators for an in-depth discussion about the digital divide and the innovations that could transform education

New York (April 26, 2022) — The WNET Group, home to New York’s PBS stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21, operator of New Jersey’s statewide public television network NJ PBS, and Long Island’s only NPR station WLIW-FM, is hosting “The Role of Media And Technology In The Future Of Education,” a virtual panel discussion on Thursday, April 28, 2022, examining the growing digital divide, how parents, teachers and students have adapted, and the impact recent innovations will have on the future of education. 

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Vector Solutions’ AlcoholEDU® for College Surpasses 11 Million-User Milestone

TAMPA, FL, April 19, 2022 – Alcohol misuse is still one of the most pressing issues in higher education. While the number of incoming non-drinkers or abstainers has increased significantly over the past 15-plus years, the overall high-risk drinking rate among college students has remained steady, and alcohol and other substances continue to negatively impact student well-being.

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Luca & Friends Children’s App Wins NAPPA Award

App gets kids up and moving with fun, immersive educational games covering topics in English and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

 San Francisco, CA (April 18, 2022) – Luca & Friends, a groundbreaking app for children that uses AI technology to combine learning and fitness, has been named a winner in the 2022 National Parenting Product Awards (NAPPA).

The prestigious NAPPA program is one of the longest running awards programs in the country, and a go-to source for parents and professionals seeking the best products for their children and families. As a NAPPA winner, Luca & Friends will also be featured in an upcoming issue of L.A. Parent. NAPPA’s team of evaluators, along with parent and child testers, select the best baby gear, toys, apps, games, books, music, and other family must-haves as award winners. View Luca & Friends’ winning entry here: https://www.nappaawards.com/product/luca-friends/. 

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Vector Solutions Webinar Explores how to Implement Inclusive and Trauma-Informed Practices to Improve School Culture

April 20 webinar features diversity, equity and inclusion consultant Dr. Angela Batista 

Tampa, FL – April 15, 2022 – To help districts better understand inclusive, trauma-informed practices and how they can help support students, staff, and administrators, Vector Solutions, the leading provider of training and software solutions to help schools make their operations and communities safer, smarter, and better, is hosting a free webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. The webinar, “Implementing Inclusive and Trauma-Informed Practices to Improve School Culture” features expert advice from diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant Dr. Angela Batista. To register, visit https://bit.ly/3tUPzCZ. The webinar will also be available on-demand.

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PresenceLearning and Highlights Partner To Support Children With Special Needs

Expanded Digital Library Featuring More Than 160 Pieces of Highlights Content Will Support Special Education, Therapy Goals For K–7 Children 

NEW YORK, April 12, 2022—PresenceLearning, the leading provider of online therapy solutions for schools and clinicians, unveiled a new strategic partnership with Highlights, the children’s media brand known for their beloved Highlights magazine.  

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ALAS Webinar Highlights Language Initiatives at Irving ISD and Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools

April 13, 2022 webinar focuses on leading a language-centered district

 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 7, 2022) – The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) is hosting a free webinar at 4 p.m. Eastern Time on April 13, 2022 highlighting how the Irving Independent School District in Texas and the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) have prioritized bilingual dual language education.

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