Curriculum Associates Wins a 2017 Tech & Learning Stellar Service Award

Company’s exemplary technical support team recognized as the industry’s Best Tech Support

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., December 11, 2017—Curriculum Associates’ technical support team was recently honored with a 2017 Tech & Learning Stellar Service Award in The Number You Have on Autodial (Best Tech Support) category. Determined by educator votes, the Stellar Service Awards celebrate key factors that influence edtech purchasing and renewal decisions by honoring outstanding achievements in customer care and satisfaction in the industry.

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PublicSchoolWORKS Named a Cincinnati Business Courier 2017 Best Place to Work

Company also wins a Gold Stevie® Award in the 2017 Stevie Awards for Great EmployersSM

Cincinnati, OH (December 8, 2017) — PublicSchoolWORKS was one of 15 Cincinnati-based companies recognized by the Cincinnati Business Courier’s 2017 Best Places to Work Awards. The annual program highlights Cincinnati-area companies with the most engaged workforces. 

Any company in the 15-county Greater Cincinnati region with more than 10 employees can participate. Once nominated, the company’s employees complete an online, anonymous survey through an independent market research company. Based on the anonymous surveys, PublicSchoolWORKS scored in the 90+ percentile range, well above the average small business finalist score.  The word used most to describe PublicSchoolWORKS as an employer was “caring.”

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Schools Turn to CDI to Custom Brand their Mobile Devices

CDI’s UV printing technology adds logos, school colors, or mascots to devices to deter theft and promote school spirit

Chicago IL – Dec. 7, 2017 – As part of its ongoing efforts to support schools’ technology initiatives and 1:1 device programs, CDI Computer Dealers uses UV printing technology to add school logos, colors, mascots, or other customized designs to Chromebooks, notebooks or mobile charging carts. More than 1,000 schools to date have used CDI’s Custom Branding service and they report that branding their devices has helped to reduce breakage, theft, damage and misuse of the devices and has increased their students’ sense of ownership and pride.

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Curriculum Associates Wins SIIA CODiE Award for 2017 Company of the Year

Leading edtech company earns prestigious industry recognition for its significant growth, culture, and commitment to the community

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., December 7, 2017—Curriculum Associates was recently named the 2017 Company of the Year in the Enterprise category in the SIIA Company CODiE Awards. Curriculum Associates was chosen by SIIA’s team of experts based on its significant growth in revenue, strong company culture, and demonstrated commitment to the community over the last year. 

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SchoolMint Wins 2017 Tech & Learning Stellar Service Award

Leading K-12 strategic enrollment management platform provider recognized for its comprehensive online help center in Best Help Site Portal category

SAN FRANCISCO, December 7, 2017 – SchoolMint, the leading provider of cloud-based strategic enrollment management software for PreK-12 school systems worldwide, was named a winner of the 2017 Tech & Learning Stellar Service Awards, which honors great achievements in customer care and satisfaction in the edtech industry. As part of its overall tech support offerings, SchoolMint’s online help center was recognized in The Help Site You Want To Keep Going Back To (Best Help Site Portal) category.

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Willamette Education Service District in Oregon Partners with Aperture Education to Offer SEL Assessments to Districts

Aperture Education’s Assessment and Intervention System provides data to help Oregon school districts personalize their approach to SEL

Charlotte N.C. (Dec. 6, 2017) — The Willamette Educational Service District in Oregon has partnered with social and emotional learning (SEL) company Aperture Education to provide data-driven SEL assessments to Oregon school districts, including the 21 school districts and 84,000 students Willamette ESD directly serves.

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CDI Launches “Holiday Wishes” Contest for Schools

CDI will grant three technology wishes for schools/districts in the U.S. and Canada 

 Chicago IL – Dec. 5, 2017 – As part of its ongoing effort to support technology initiatives in schools, CDI Computer Dealers is launching a “Holiday Wishes” contest starting Dec. 5, 2017 and running through Dec. 24, 2017. Schools can share their technology wishes with CDI by filling out an online form at https://goo.gl/18GaXg. The contest is open to schools in the United States and Canada. CDI will select three schools in Canada and three schools in the U.S. to grant their technology wishes. Awarded prizes will be valued at up to $1,000 each.  The deadline to enter is Dec. 24, 2017. Winners will be notified by December 30, 2017.

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Apperson Launches DataLink ACT/SAT to Help Students Prepare for High-Stakes Tests

DataLink ACT/SAT works with Apperson scanners to help schools and test-prep centers easily grade and analyze practice test data 

Charlotte N.C. – Dec. 5, 2017 – Education company Apperson has launched a new software solution to help schools and test-prep centers better prepare students for the ACT and SAT tests.  DataLink ACT/SAT allows educators and test-prep instructors to quickly scan in and grade the practice test answer sheets, and analyze the results so they can help students prepare for these high-stakes tests.

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Jolynn Shuler Named Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Fuel Education

Shuler brings deep industry experience partnering with school districts to drive innovation

Herndon, Virginia, December 4, 2017 — Education technology veteran Jolynn Shuler has joined Fuel Education® (FuelEd®), a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions for students in grades K–12, as the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Having spent her entire career in education technology, Shuler has extensive experience working with schools across the country to implement online learning platforms, intervention tools, personalized learning programs, formative assessment solutions, core curriculum programs, and supporting professional services.

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Calling All STEM Teachers: Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Vernier Engineering Contest

Vernier to recognize two teachers with $5,500 in prizes each for their creative use of Vernier sensors to introduce engineering concepts 

BEAVERTON, Oregon, December 4, 2017 — Vernier Software & Technology is accepting applications for its 2018 Vernier Engineering Contest, which recognizes science, engineering, and STEM teachers for their creative uses of Vernier sensors to teach students engineering concepts and practices. Two winning teachers – one middle school teacher and one high school teacher – will each receive prizes valued at $5,500.

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