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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Mississippi Department of Education Approves i-Ready® as a Universal Screener for Grades K–3

Schools and districts across the state can use the online program to measure student needs and growth

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., August 8, 2018—The Mississippi Department of Education, in collaboration with the Mississippi Reading Panel, has named Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready an approved universal reading screener for Mississippi students in Grades K–3. The state vetted universal screening assessments schools will administer to all students at least three times annually to provide an “especially critical ‘first look’ at individual students.” The online diagnostic and instruction program is currently used by districts across Mississippi and more than 7 million K–12 students nationwide.

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PublicSchoolWORKS Partners with SWPRSC to Provide Small Kansas Districts with Safety Training

Now districts in Kansas with less than 100 employees can have access to 17 online safety training courses at an affordable rate through the Small District Managed Training Program 

Cincinnati, OH (August 8, 2018) — All public school districts are required to meet state and federal safety training mandates, however, this can be difficult for districts with limited staff or budgets. To help small districts in Kansas meet training mandates, PublicSchoolWORKS has created an abbreviated catalog of online staff training courses called the Small District Managed Training Program. Districts in Kansas with less than 100 employees qualify for the program and its reduced rate through a partnership with the Southwest Plains Regional Service Center (SWPRSC). 

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