Fuel Education Adds Reading Literacy Platform to its Suite of K-12 Digital Solutions

Big Universe provides thousands of high-interest eBooks and reading tools to help improve student engagement and skills

Herndon, Virginia, October 18, 2017 — Fuel Education® (FuelEd®) today announced that it has expanded its suite of digital learning solutions for schools and districts with the addition of Big Universe®, a literacy solutions provider of more than 11,000 leveled eBooks for students in grades K–12. Big Universe is now available in the U.S. exclusively through FuelEd. 

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Aperture Education Launches Webinar Mini-Series on Using Evo Social/Emotional to Measure Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)

Free mini-series begins Oct. 24, 2017

Charlotte N.C. (Oct. 18, 2017) —  Social and emotional learning (SEL) company Aperture Education is holding a series of free, 30-minute webinars for schools and out-of-school-time organizations that are interested in learning more about implementing SEL programs and using SEL assessments.

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Epson Launches Nine New PowerLite Projectors for K-12 Classrooms

New PowerLite Models Provide Versatile, High-Quality Display Technology for Today’s Classrooms

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 17, 2017 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today launched nine new PowerLite® long-throw projectors for K-12 classrooms. The new Epson PowerLite S39, X39, W39, 107, 108, 109W, 970, 980W, and 990U offer remarkable image quality, up to 4,000 lumens of color and white brightness1, long-life lamps that last up to 12,000 hours in ECO mode2, resolution as large as WUXGA, and enhanced wireless technology to connect to multiple devices. The projectors support 1:1 or BYOD environments and are an ideal low-maintenance, affordable, high-quality display for today’s K-12 classrooms.

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Webinar Series Explores how to Secure and Manage in-School and Out-of-School-Time Grants for SEL Initiatives

Starting Oct. 25, 2017, series features grant experts Danielle Bowen and Wendy Weisbart from Communicate, Collaborate, Celebrate

Charlotte N.C. (Oct. 16, 2017) — A growing number of schools, districts, and out-of-school programs nationwide are making social-emotional learning (SEL) initiatives a priority. Developing comprehensive, effective SEL programs, however, can sometimes be a challenge if programs don’t have enough funding for them. Luckily there are grants available from local and federal organizations and foundations that can help organizations meet their SEL goals – they just need to know where to look.

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Eduardo Soto Receives 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from ALAS

Longtime educator and Curriculum Associates strategic relationships expert recognized for his impact on the ALAS organization and the Latino educational community 

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., October 13, 2017—The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) has recognized Eduardo Soto, strategic relationships consultant for Curriculum Associates and a retired educator, with its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. Nominated by the ALAS Board of Directors, Soto was chosen as the recipient of this esteemed award for his continued impact on the ALAS organization and its mission.

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Workbench Promotes Key Employees to Leadership Positions as it Grows to Meet Increasing Demand

Baltimore company’s expansion supported by its latest round of funding led by Brown Advisory

BALTIMORE MD – Oct. 11, 2017 -- Baltimore EdTech company Workbench has appointed two of its key employees to leadership positions in its sales and compliance divisions. This is part of a company-wide expansion that will bring Workbench’s project-based learning platform to even more schools, districts and libraries nationwide. The current expansion plan is supported by Workbench’s latest round of seed funding which was led by an investment from Brown Advisory.

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Curriculum Associates Supports Professional Advancement for Latino Administrators by Sponsoring ALAS Scholarship Awards

Scholarships will help two aspiring administrators earn advanced degrees in education

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., October 11, 2017—For the third consecutive year, Curriculum Associates has partnered with the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) to provide $12,000 in scholarship funds to help two aspiring Latino administrators earn advanced degrees in education. Through Curriculum Associates’ sponsorship, Debora Borges-Carrera of the School District of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA will receive $10,000, and Eugene Figueroa of Validus Preparatory Academy in Bronx, NY will receive $2,000.

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Curriculum Associates Supports Professional Advancement for Latino Administrators by Sponsoring ALAS Scholarship Awards (2)

Scholarships will help two aspiring administrators earn advanced degrees in education

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., October 11, 2017—For the third consecutive year, Curriculum Associates has partnered with the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) to provide $12,000 in scholarship funds to help two aspiring Latino administrators earn advanced degrees in education. Through Curriculum Associates’ sponsorship, Debora Borges-Carrera of the School District of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA will receive $10,000, and Eugene Figueroa of Validus Preparatory Academy in Bronx, NY will receive $2,000.

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Aperture Education Launches New Web Portal to Help Parents Understand and Teach Social-Emotional Learning Skills to their Children

New “parent portal” offers information and free SEL activities for families

Charlotte N.C. (Oct. 5, 2017) — Acquiring strong social-emotional skills can boost students’ academic achievement and set them up for lifelong success. When it comes to teaching these skills, parents play a key role. That’s why social-emotional learning (SEL) company Aperture Education has launched a new section on its web site dedicated to helping parents and families understand social-emotional skills, This “parent portal” provides information, resources and free activities on SEL to help parents practice and teach these skills at home. The parent portal can be accessed at www.apertureed.com/parent-portal/

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Vernier and NSELA Recognize Six Science Educators with ‘Emerging Science Education Leader Scholarships’

Educators received scholarships of $500 each to attend the recent NSELA Summer Leadership Institute

BEAVERTON, Oregon, October 4, 2017 — Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA) recently awarded six educators with a Vernier Emerging Science Education Leader Scholarship (VESELS). The winning educators received a $500 scholarship to attend the NSELA Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) earlier this year in Omaha, NE.

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