OneSeventeen Media Partners with Sunburst Digital to Bring its School Safety Platform to U.S. Classrooms

Rosemont, IL – Nov. 13, 2018 – School safety platform reThinkIt! is launching nationwide through its partnership with Sunburst Digital. OneSeventeen Media’s reThinkIt! solution leverages machine learning and trauma-informed, restorative, and social emotional principles to revolutionize classroom behavior management. 

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Annual PBL World Conference Offers Educators Transformative Project Based Learning Experience

The Buck Institute for Education’s 8th annual conference provides three days of engaging and immersive professional development 

Novato, California (Nov. 8, 2018) – Registration is now open for PBL World 2019, the Buck Institute for Education’s premier conference for Project Based Learning (PBL). The conference will take place June 18-20, 2019 (pre-conference session June 17), at American Canyon High School in Napa Valley.

 For more information and to register, visit https://goo.gl/WAaoz5. The first 300 registrants will receive $250 off of the registration fee.

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CDI Partners with Parlay to Promote Meaningful and Measurable Student Discussions

CDI becomes exclusive provider of Parlay software for K-12 schools in the U.S. and Canada

 Chicago IL – Nov. 7, 2018 – CDI Computer Dealers, a leading provider of classroom-ready technology to schools, has partnered with Toronto-based Parlay to bring its new online classroom discussion tool to schools throughout North America. 

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Boston Timmy Awards Names Curriculum Associates Best Tech Work Culture

The Best in Tech Recognized and Awarded During an Evening of Celebration

Boston (November 5, 2018) – At the Fourth Annual Timmy Awards, Tech in Motion officially announced Curriculum Associates as 2018's Best Tech Work Culture winner at a live ceremony. The Timmys recognize the top places for tech professionals to work, and after deliberation by a panel of expert judges and community voting, Curriculum Associates joined a list of esteemed Boston winners for 2018, including runners-up Cimpress and Quick Base. Curriculum Associates was recognized during Tech in Motion Boston’s Timmy Awards in front of a crowd of 200 tech enthusiasts, executives, and entrepreneurs. 

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Mightifier and Sunburst Digital Partner to Bring Innovative Finnish Education Technology Solution for Social and Emotional Learning to U.S. Schools

Minister of Education of Finland hosts U.S. roundtable to discuss key education topics, including anti-bullying and building positive school culture

Rosemont, IL – Oct. 18, 2018 – Finnish education technology company Mightifier is launching its positive school culture program to elementary schools across the U.S. through its partnership with Sunburst Digital. Mightifier is part of Sunburst’s SafeSchools brand, an initiative designed to support urgent priorities in social and emotional learning (SEL), mental health, and school safety. 

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New Book Helps Parents Better Understand and Support Their Children’s Learning Issues and Behaviors

‘The ABCs of Learning Issues’ by Dana Stahl, M.Ed. provides a practical guide and concrete strategies to help children reach their full potential at school

NEW YORK CITY (October 15, 2018) — Educational expert and learning specialist Dana Stahl, M.Ed. recently released a practical guide to help parents understand various learning disabilities and behaviors that they may observe at home and hear about from their children's teachers. Published by Palmiche Press, Inc., The ABCs of Learning Issues also offers effective teaching strategies that can be used in school and at home, and a list of professionals who can assist in treating specific learning issues.

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Curriculum Associates Sponsors ALAS Scholarship Awards to Help Latino Administrators Earn Advanced Degrees in Education

Maribel Taboada of Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview School District 89 receives $10,000 and Roberto Rios of Chualar Union School District receives $2,000 in scholarship funds

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., October 15, 2018—Curriculum Associates has partnered with the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) for the fourth consecutive year to support the professional advancement of Latino administrators through the ALAS Scholarship Awards. Through Curriculum Associates’ sponsorship of these scholarships, Maribel Taboada of Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview School District 89 in Melrose, IL will receive $10,000, and Roberto Rios of Chualar Union School District in Chualar, CA will receive $2,000 toward earning advanced degrees in education.

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State Contract Win Brings Impero Software’s Multi-device Remote Monitoring and Management Solution to New York Schools

Impero, in conjunction with Education Networks of America (ENA), has been selected for a state software contract serving New York school districts 

Austin, TX, Oct. 10, 2018 – Impero Software, specialist providers of remote monitoring and management software for education, in conjunction with ENA, a provider of comprehensive technology solutions for education institutions and libraries, has been selected for a New York state contract covering classroom management, school safety and device management software. The contract offers exclusive pricing for New York school districts, enabling them to purchase Impero’s software to help manage cross-platform devices and support student safety. 

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Adams 12 Five Star Schools Partners with PublicSchoolWORKS to Provide Employees with Online Staff Safety Training

The district chose PublicSchoolWORKS for its increased offerings and outstanding customer service

Cincinnati, OH (October 10, 2018) — This school year, 2,000 Adams 12 Five Star Schools employees will complete their staff safety training online, thanks to the district’s new contract with PublicSchoolWORKS, the number one provider of complete, online safety and regulatory compliance programs for K-12 schools. Operational staff, including transportation, nutrition, maintenance, and security employees, as well as nurses, early childhood instructors, and more will be using the online courses from PublicSchoolWORKS. 

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Call for Applications Now Open for the 2019 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards

STEM educators to win $5,500 in prizes for their innovative uses of data-collection technology in the classroom 

BEAVERTON, Oregon, October 1, 2018 — Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) are now accepting applications for the 2019 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. This annual awards program recognizes seven educators—one elementary teacher, two middle school teachers, three high school teachers, and one college-level educator—for their innovative uses of data-collection technology in the science classroom.

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