Impero Software’s $2.5 Million “School Online Safety Grant” Helps Schools Meet Safety Recommendations

Applicants can receive up to $25,000 toward the purchase of Impero’s monitoring software, Impero Education Pro

Austin, TX, Aug. 29, 2018 – As school districts across the country look to launch new safety initiatives in response to changes in state laws and federal recommendations, they often struggle with where to find the funds for these initiatives. To support these efforts, Impero Software, global specialists in remote monitoring and management software for education, announced a $2.5 million “School Online Safety Grant.” The grant will provide U.S. education establishments with $1,250 to $25,000 toward the purchase of Impero’s online monitoring software, Impero Education Pro. Applicants can apply through Sept. 30, 2018 by visiting https://www.imperosoftware.com/us/school-online-safety-grant/ 

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Aperture Education Releases 2018 Back to School Guide to Support Students’ Social-Emotional Health

Downloadable guide provides helpful articles, strategies and activities for school and district leaders, instructors and support staff

Charlotte N.C. (Aug. 29, 2018) — It takes a village to educate students. That’s why social-emotional learning company Aperture Education has created a free, downloadable back-to-school guide to help district and school leaders, teachers, counselors, and staff at out-of-school-time organizations implement and integrate SEL programs and activities in schools and classrooms this year. The 2018 Back to School Guide: Strategies for a Successful School Year provides articles, resources, strategies and activities that support the social-emotional health of students. The guide can be downloaded at: http://info.apertureed.com/btsg-18.

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Impero Software Named a Finalist for the 2018 Greater Austin Business Awards

Impero chosen in the Innovation category

Austin, TX, Aug. 22, 2018 – Impero Software, global specialists in remote monitoring and management software for education, has been shortlisted for this year’s Greater Austin Business Awards in the Innovation category. Winners will be announced at the 2018 Greater Austin Business Awards ceremony on August 30, 2018 at the JW Marriott Austin.

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Vernier Software & Technology Introduces Pivot Interactives’ New Online Library of Chemistry Experiments

Students can explore chemistry concepts, vary parameters, and make measurements using a real-world interactive science video platform 

BEAVERTON, Oregon, August 20, 2018 — College and high school students can now explore real-life chemistry concepts and vary parameters using Pivot Interactives’ new chemistry library. This collection of brief high-quality videos show many variations of the same phenomenon. Students select among experimental variables to choose a video and then collect data of their choosing using custom tools. Built-in, easy-to-use graphing and analysis tools help students draw their own conclusions about what they have measured.

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Aperture Education Launches Social Emotional Learning Assessment for High School Students

The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment-High School Edition (DESSA-HSE) is designed specifically to support SEL for students in grades 9-12

Charlotte N.C. (Aug. 15, 2018) — Aperture Education, a leading provider of social-emotional learning assessments and interventions for students in grades K-8, is launching a high school version of its award-winning system. The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment-High School Edition (DESSA-HSE) provides a powerful, reliable, and psychometrically sound tool to help educators, parents and out-of-school-time organizations measure the social and emotional competencies of students in grades 9-12. 

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Curriculum Associates Featured on Inc. Magazine’s 37th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

For the Fourth Consecutive Year, Curriculum Associates Appears on the Inc. 5000

NEW YORK, August 15, 2018—Inc. magazine today revealed that Curriculum Associates is number 3,181 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

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Epson Receives Two Gold Recognitions in the 13th Annual 2018 IT World Awards

Epson’s BrightLink 710Ui and WorkForce Enterprise WF-C20590 Both Named Gold Winners

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Aug. 15, 2018 – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of innovative business solutions, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology and research guide, has named two Epson products Gold winners in the 13th Annual 2018 IT World Awards®. Epson’s BrightLink® 710Ui Interactive Laser Display and WorkForce® Enterprise WF-C20590 won in the “IT Products and Services for Education” and “Hot Technologies and Products suitable for USA” categories, respectively. These industry and peer recognitions from Network Products Guide are the world's premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry.

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PEBC’s Boettcher Teacher Residency Partners with Edthena to Provide Video Coaching for Aspiring Teachers across Colorado

Technology helps coaches see trainees in action, mentor remotely and use data to ensure residency program’s effectiveness

DENVER (Aug. 14, 2018) – PEBC’s Boettcher Teacher Residency, Colorado’s largest and most effective residency-based teacher-preparation program, has partnered with Edthena  to add a video coaching and analysis component to its program.

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Vernier Software & Technology to Host 38 Free Professional Development Workshops this Fall

Hands-on workshops help science educators incorporate probeware and data-collection technology into their curriculum

BEAVERTON, Oregon, August 13, 2018 — This fall, Vernier Software & Technology will host 38 free, hands-on workshops around the country to help science educators learn how to best incorporate probeware and data-collection technology into their curriculum. The four-hour workshops led by Vernier training specialists allow educators to explore classroom-ready labs that incorporate Vernier Software & Technology’s award-winning line of data-collection technology, including the new Go Direct® wireless sensors. Educators can register for a workshop at www.vernier.com/workshops.

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