Vernier and ADInstruments Launch Complete Lab-Based Solution for College-Level General Chemistry

This collection of 19 experiments in the Lt online learning platform uses Vernier Go Direct® sensors and Vernier example data to introduce fundamental chemistry concepts

BEAVERTON, Oregon, October 27, 2021 — Vernier Software & Technology and ADInstruments recently launched the Lt Chemistry Collection, which features 19 interactive, college-level experiments hosted on the Lt online learning platform. These ready-to-use chemistry experiments are available for a free 90-day trial, and they use Vernier Go Direct® sensors, as well as example data from Vernier. The labs are designed to engage students in hands-on learning as they explore various fundamental chemistry concepts, including acid-base titration, states of matter, heat of reaction, synthesis, buffers, and equilibria principles. 

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Educator Patricia Trejo Receives the 2021 ALAS Scholarship Sponsored by Curriculum Associates

Trejo, administrative program planner for Hispanic/Latino studies at the School District of Palm Beach County, FL, receives $10,000 to support her continuing education  

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., October 26, 2021—The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS), in partnership with Curriculum Associates, recently named Patricia Trejo, administrative program planner for Hispanic/Latino studies at the School District of Palm Beach County in Florida, as the 2021 ALAS Scholarship recipient. Trejo will receive $10,000 toward her doctoral degree in educational leadership through the scholarship, which helps support the professional advancement of Latino administrators.

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ALAS Outlines Priorities Following its 18th Annual National Summit Legislative Day

Areas of focus for 2021-2022 are migrant education, the Latino educator and administrator pipeline, and improving access to inclusive educational materials

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 25, 2021) – The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) highlights three main areas of focus for 2021-2022: improving education for migrant students, strengthening the Latino educator and administrators pipeline through a focus on loan forgiveness, and making more inclusive educational materials available to students. The organization selected these three issues based on conversations among states during the last year and reiterated during the organization’s legislative day held prior to its ALAS 18th Annual National Summit, which took place Oct. 7-9, 2021.

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PresenceLearning Therapy Essentials Wins Two Top Education Awards

Therapy Essentials wins both the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence and the Tech Edvocate Awards 

NEW YORK, October 25, 2021 – PresenceLearning, the leading provider of comprehensive online therapy solutions for schools and beyond, has earned two education awards for Therapy Essentials, its complete solution to support school-based special education and counseling teams in delivering services to students in-person or remotely. 

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Council of the Great City Schools Names High School Graduate Londyn Edwards as Inaugural Recipient of $10,000 Dr. Michael Casserly Legacy Award for Educational Courage and Justice Scholarship

The college scholarship, sponsored by Curriculum Associates, will support Edwards as she pursues studies at Drexel University 

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., October 25, 2021—The Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) recently announced the inaugural recipient of its Dr. Michael Casserly Legacy Award for Educational Courage and Justice Scholarship sponsored by Curriculum Associates. The $10,000 college scholarship was awarded to recent high school graduate Londyn Edwards of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who is using the scholarship to attend Drexel University as she looks to ultimately pursue a career in urban education.

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ALAS Celebrates its Platinum Partners for Shared Commitment to Latino-Serving Leaders

Curriculum Associates, Footsteps to Brilliance, Hazel Health, Imagine Learning, and Scholastic will all provide financial and in-kind support throughout the year

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 21, 2021) – The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) has partnered with five innovative education companies to help further its leadership development work across the country. Curriculum Associates, Footsteps to Brilliance, Hazel Health, Imagine Learning, and Scholastic will provide financial and in-kind support to the organization as they collectively work to attain ALAS’ goals.

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Webinar Provides Strategies to Improve Risk Management in K-12 Schools

Vector Solutions and TASB Risk Management Fund partner for October 28, 2021 webinar to help schools use data to identify gaps and Improve their risk management programs

Tampa, FL – October 20, 2021 – Vector Solutions, the leading provider of training and software solutions to help schools make their operations and communities safer, smarter and better, has partnered with TASB Risk Management Fund for a free webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on October 28, 2021 called “The ABCs of Managing Risk for K-12 Schools.” To register, visit www.vectorsolutions.com/resources/webinars/abcs-of-managing-risk-for-k12-schools/.

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Webinar Showcases Round Rock ISD Police Department’s Four Pillars of School Policing Model to Support Student Mental Health

Vector Solutions’ October 21, 2021 Webinar helps Districts Connect the Dots Between Student Mental Health and Safety

Tampa, FL – October 19, 2021 – A well-rounded approach to school safety includes programs that focus both on outside threats and on student wellbeing. 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 webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on October 21, 2021 with the Round Rock ISD Police Department, which was formed in 2019 to serve the Round Rock Independent School District in Texas. The webinar will showcase the department’s Four Pillars of School Policing model, an approach to transformative school policing with a heavy focus on students’ mental wellbeing. To register for the webinar, visit www.vectorsolutions.com/resources/webinars/webinar-student-mental-health-and-school-safety.

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West Sound STEM Network Expands Partnership with Slooh to Engage More Students in Space Exploration

Now 250 teachers and 10,000 students in the northwest Washington State-based network will have access to Slooh’s robotic telescopes and Mission Interface 

Washington Depot, Connecticut, October 19, 2021 – Slooh, the only organization offering live online telescope feeds of amazing astronomical events to students, and the West Sound STEM Network recently expanded their partnership to help more teachers and students throughout northwest Washington State engage in space exploration that is aligned with state and national standards. After successfully providing a number of Network member schools with access to Slooh’s robotic telescopes and patented Mission Interface last year, West Sound STEM Network is now expanding the program to reach 250 teachers and 10,000 students. This comes as Slooh works toward its goal of helping one million students nationwide experience the wonder of space from their classroom and home computers.

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