Vernier Software & Technology Launches New Wireless Probe for AP and College-Level Chemistry

Go Direct® Platinum-Cell Conductivity helps students explore conductivity and total ion concentration in the laboratory and in the field 

BEAVERTON, Oregon, January 25, 2021 — Ideal for Advanced Placement® (AP) Chemistry and college-level general chemistry, the affordable and durable Go Direct Platinum-Cell Conductivity Probe from Vernier Software & Technology helps students determine a solution’s conductivity or the total ion concentration with high accuracy and chemical compatibility.

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Flinn Scientific Partners with the Virginia Technology Student Association to Support Virtual STEM Competitions

Students can use WhiteBox Learning to work through the engineering design process during regional, state, and national intra-curricular competitions

Batavia, Illinois, January 19, 2021 — Flinn Scientific, a flagship provider of science lab materials and safety and STEM solutions for the K-16 education market, has partnered with the Virginia Technology Student Association (Virginia TSA) to support and expand participation in virtual, intra-curricular student STEM competitions. Through the partnership, new Virginia TSA school chapters can purchase Flinn Scientific’s WhiteBox Learning program at an exclusive rate to be used by students as they compete in regional, state, and national competitions that test their engineering skills. Additionally, new Virginia TSA school chapters will receive incentives from Virginia TSA for engaging and exposing STEM students to learning, leadership, and career opportunities. 

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Calling STEM Educators: Vernier Software & Technology Now Accepting Applications for its 2021 Engineering Award

This award recognizes one STEM educator with $5,500 in prizes for innovatively using Vernier products to teach engineering concepts

BEAVERTON, Oregon, January 15, 2021 — Vernier Software & Technology is now accepting applications for the 2021 Vernier Engineering Award. The annual award, with prizes valued at $5,500, recognizes one middle school, high school, or college educator from any STEM subject area for innovatively using Vernier products to teach engineering concepts or practices to students.  

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Super Duper Publications Makes Finding Autism Resources Easy

Super Duper’s Handy Handouts, Autism Assessments, Educational Cards, Books, and Games - Now All In One Convenient Location 

Greenville, S.C. (Jan. 13 2021) – According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately one out of every 54 children has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, making it one of the most common developmental disabilities in the USA. To help families, teachers, and providers quickly and easily find information and educational materials to support autistic children, Super Duper Publications has created a new Autism Resources section on its website. 

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Registration is Now Open for the 10th annual PBL World Conference

PBLWorks’ premiere professional development conference for Project Based Learning will take place online on June 21-24, 2021

Novato, CA (Jan. 6, 2021) – PBLWorks, the leading provider of professional development for high-quality Project Based Learning (PBL), will host its 10th annual PBL World conference virtually on June 21-24, 2021 with the theme “Racial Equity at the Center.”

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Impero Software Acquires Netop to Expand its Global Education and Corporate Product Offerings

Acquisition significantly increases Impero’s presence in the United States and broadens its suite of classroom management and remote access product offerings  

Austin, TX, January 5, 2021 -- Impero, a leading provider of online student safety and classroom and network management software, today announced that it has acquired Netop, an international software solutions provider to the education and corporate sectors, from Consolidated Holdings A/S. 

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Epson PowerLite Laser Projectors Now Available for Enhanced Learning and Eye-Catching Signage

Affordable and Future-Ready PowerLite Models Provide Optimal Viewability and Space-Changing Content for Businesses and Schools

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – Jan. 5, 2021 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide,1 today announced six new PowerLite® laser displays for education and signage are now available. The PowerLite L250F, L255F, L200W, and L200X long-throw and PowerLite L200SW and L200SX short-throw projectors, offer the latest in laser display technology. Projecting exceptional images and providing versatility with convenient built-in projection tools, the new models are designed to enhance student engagement and optimize existing spaces with eye-catching effects and displays. 

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Meet ALAS’ New Regional and At-Large State Affiliate Board Members

Nora Gutierrez and Drs. Kristina Davis-Salazar, Lora de la Cruz, and Patricia Garcia appointed and elected to new roles

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 30, 2020) – The Association of Latino Administrators & Superintendents (ALAS) has announced its new Region 3, Region 5 and At-Large State Affiliate board members. 

They are:

  • Nora Gutierrez, Region 3 Southwest Board Member
  • Dr. Kristina Davis-Salazar, Region 5 Midwest Board Member
  • Dr. Lora de la Cruz, At-Large State Affiliate Board Member
  • Dr. Patricia Garcia, At-Large State Affiliate Board Member

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The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) Applauds the Appointment of ALAS Member Dr. Miguel Cardona as U.S. Secretary of Education

ALAS praises Dr. Cardona’s focus on equity, and his leadership during COVID-19 

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 23, 2020) – The Association of Latino Administrators & Superintendents (ALAS) applauds the appointment of ALAS member Dr. Miguel Cardona to the position of U.S. Secretary of Education.

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