PresenceLearning Wins 2017 REVERE Award for Integrated Marketing

“Success for Every Learner” webinar series provided critical information about school climate and behavior issues to nearly 20,000 individuals

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2017 – PresenceLearning’s “Success for Every Learner: From At-Risk to Successful” webinar series campaign won a 2017 REVERE Award for Integrated Marketing in the “Under 30K Campaign Budget” category. Given by the Association of American Publishers (AAP), this industry-leading award honors educational marketing campaigns using multiple media channels.

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Students Travel to Anaheim for National KidWind Challenge

Teams will test the performance of their hand-crafted wind turbines and vie for the national title at AWEA WINDPOWER 2017 Conference & Exhibition 

(Anaheim, CA) May 9, 2017 – KidWind, the international leader of wind energy education, is hosting the National KidWind Challenge on Wednesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. Approximately 5,000 students in grades 4-12 participated in local and regional KidWind Challenge events around the country to qualify for the national challenge, which is held in partnership with the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2017 Conference & Exhibition. The team to win the national challenge in both the middle and high school divisions will win a grand prize of $1,000 cash. The teams placing 2nd and 3rd will win $500 cash and $250 cash respectively.

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SchoolMint Wins 2017 Bronze Stevie® Award

Enrollment and school choice management system for PreK-12 school systems recognized for second consecutive year by premier business awards program

SAN FRANCISCO, May 4, 2017 – SchoolMint, the leading provider of cloud-based student enrollment and school choice software for PreK-12 school systems worldwide, was named a Bronze Stevie® Awards winner in the 2017 American Business AwardsSM. SchoolMint was recognized in the Apps and Mobile Websites – School/University category. Last year, SchoolMint also won a Silver Stevie Award in the New Product or Service of the Year – Education – K-12 Enterprise Solution category.

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Vernier Announces 2017 Engineering Contest Winners

Science teachers win $5,500 in prizes for creatively using Vernier sensors to introduce engineering concepts 

BEAVERTON, Oregon, May 2, 2017 — Vernier Software & Technology has announced the winners—one high school teacher and one middle school teacher—of its 2017 Engineering Contest. Carl Stoltz of Hononegah High School in Rockton, Illinois and Tate Rector of Beebe Junior High School in Beebe, Arkansas were recognized for their creative use of Vernier sensors to introduce engineering concepts or practices to their STEM students.

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Fuel Education Reimagines Credit Recovery Curriculum to Motivate Students to Stay on Course

Designed for the “at-promise” student who needs to earn credit, FuelEd’s new adaptive curriculum features rich multi-media and motivational learning objects  

Herndon, Virginia, April 20, 2017 — A student’s ninth-grade “status” is the best indicator of whether or not he or she will graduate. The University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research found that students who are on-track after their freshman year are more than three and one-half times more likely to graduate from high school in four years than students who are off-track. To help engage and motivate students who need help staying on track for graduation, Fuel Educationâ (FuelEdâ) is launching a new, credit recovery curriculum for blended and online learning available this fall.

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North College Hill City Schools is Making Schools Safer and Reducing Risk with PublicSchoolWORKS StudentWatch Suite

The reporting and management tools are helping to streamline the district’s protocols for student behavior, bullying, violence and accidents

Cincinnati, OH (April 19, 2017) — How a district responds to student safety concerns can have great influence on the learning environment, the community’s trust in the district and the district’s insurance premiums and budget. To ensure it is prepared to act swiftly and effectively if bullying, threats of violence or harmful accidents occur, North College Hill City Schools has implemented the award-winning StudentWatch Suite from PublicSchoolWORKS. The system makes the reporting, investigation and resolution of these incidents easier for administrators to manage, thus making school sites safer and reducing risk for the district.

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Aperture Education Launches Essay Contest with $1,000 College Scholarship Prize

Interested students submit an essay describing the non-academic skills that helped them get through high school 

Charlotte N.C. (April 12, 2017) — Succeeding in high school and college often requires more than just good grades. Strong social and emotional skills are also important. To highlight this, Aperture Education has launched an essay contest asking high school seniors and college students to write about the non-academic skills that helped them get through high school. The public will vote on the essays and Aperture will choose a winner from the three essays receiving the most votes. This individual will receive a $1,000 college scholarship. Participants must submit their essay by July 31, 2017. For more information or to submit an entry, visit http://www.apertureed.com/funding/scholarship/.

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Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Expert Dr. Amanda Nickerson leads Webinar on the Importance of Building SEL Strengths in Students

Webinar hosted by Aperture Education April 25, 2017

Charlotte N.C. (April 5, 2017) — Understanding and building on students’ social-emotional strengths is key to helping them reach their full potential. SEL expert Dr. Amanda Nickerson will lead a free webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on April 25, 2017 to help educators understand the advantages of focusing on social and emotional strengths. Dr. Nickerson will also discuss strength-based assessment measures and how this data can link to interventions. To register for the webinar, which is hosted by social-emotional learning (SEL) company Aperture Education, visit https://goo.gl/2QwtS0

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Kyte Learning & Sunburst Digital Deliver Easy, Affordable 24/7 Ed-Tech Training to Teachers Anytime, Anywhere

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL -- April 5, 2017 - Freeing up professional development days outside the classroom is virtually impossible. Best practices suggest that introducing technology with self-paced courses and continuous access to the teacher training materials helps ensure new classroom Edtech solutions will deliver on intended student achievement gains. 

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Impero Software’s partner, SafeBAE, launches ‘Quit This Shit’ Campaign Aimed at Stopping Teen Survivor Harassment and Re-victimization

Created with the teen sexual-assault survivors from the Netflix documentary Audrie & Daisy, the video and website will be pushed out via social media channels  

Simi Valley, CA,  April 4th, 2017 – To call attention to Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the co-founders of SafeBAE, who are also the subjects of the Netflix Documentary Audrie & Daisy, will launch Quit This Shit, a new campaign to raise awareness about, and put an end to, the online harassment and re-victimization of teen sexual-assault survivors.  As a partner, Impero supports SafeBAE and its efforts to keep teens and all students safe online.

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