Epson Now Working with Eduscape Learning for BrightLink Professional Development for Educators

Eduscape BrightLink Interactive Projector Training Allows K-12 Classrooms to Fully Utilize the Technology’s Advanced Features and Functionality

ORLANDO, Fla. (FETC, Booth #135) – Jan. 13, 2016 – Epson, the number-one projector manufacturer in the world, today announced Eduscape Learning will offer K-12 educators professional development on the Epson BrightLink® interactive projector series. Eduscape Learning, a leader in providing professional development, will offer on-site BrightLink workshops along with instruction on using the interactive projector solutions with SMART Notebook®, Promethean ActivInspire, Google for Education, and Microsoft® Office 365 to further familiarize teachers with collaborative teaching solutions.  

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PresenceLearning Highlights Specific Strategies for Supporting At-Risk Students in New Spring 2016 Webinar Series

“Success for Every Learner: From At-Risk to Successful” webinar series kicks off on February 11th with inclusionary practices consultant Dr. Frances Stetson

SAN FRANCISCO, January 11, 2016 – This February, PresenceLearning is launching a free, three-part webinar series to explore new strategies for supporting at-risk students. The “Success for Every Learner: From At-Risk to Successful” webinar series will kick off on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 10 AM Pacific time with one of the nation’s leading consultants on inclusionary practices, Dr. Frances Stetson. Dr. Stetson’s 90-minute webinar “Inclusion Is for Every Learner — Or is It?” will discuss the overidentification of students for special education services and how our nation’s use of inclusion can be improved to better support at-risk students.

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Ohio Districts Momentously Increase School Safety and Risk Management Measures for Schools

A total of 29 districts join 335 Ohio districts using PublicSchoolWORKS to ensure student and staff safety and full compliance with mandates

Cincinnati, OH (January 7, 2016) — Making schools a safer place for students and teachers is a reality for Ohio as 29 more districts across the state are automating safety and compliance tasks and training this year with PublicSchoolWORKS, the signature safety solutions for schools. The automation behind the suites and programs, in addition to WORKS’ expert research and development team and award-winning client services team, will help ensure these districts are in compliance with all district, state and federal mandates for this school year. To date, there are 364 districts and 150,000 employees using WORKS suites and programs across Ohio.  

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Apperson Wins 2015 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence for Evo Social & Emotional (SEL) Assessment

Charlotte N.C. – Jan. 6, 2016 – Apperson’s Evo Social & Emotional assessment solution has been named a recipient of Tech & Learning’s 33rd annual Awards of Excellence. Apperson’s Evo Social & Emotional was recognized in the New Product category. The product, along with a detailed description and judges’ comments, was featured in the December, 2015 issue of Tech & Learning magazine.

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Fourth Annual Survey of School and District Leaders Reveals Leading Success Factors for Online and Blended Learning Programs

 Educators Also Share Why Students Need Fuel EducationTM Online Courses 

Herndon, Virginia, January 5, 2016 – A “rigorous and engaging curriculum” is the most important attribute of a successful online or blended learning program, according to 91 percent of participants in the fourth annual Fuel Education™ (FuelEd™) Benchmark Study. The study, conducted by MDR’s EdNET Insight, also sheds light on why districts are turning to online and blended learning programs, their implementation best practices, and how they measure quality of an online program. 

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PresenceLearning Surpasses One Million Live, Online Therapy Sessions

Company continues its leadership role in improving student outcomes through the delivery of live professional services via telemedicine

SAN FRANCISCO, December 15, 2015 – PresenceLearning recently reached a major milestone by providing more than one million live, online therapy sessions. Serving thousands of students with special needs every day, PresenceLearning has vastly increased the number of sessions it delivers year after year since its founding in 2009 while continually expanding service offerings to schools and health care organizations.

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Vernier Software & Technology Wins Leading Education Awards

Energy-related technologies win Tech & Learning’s Awards of Excellence and District Administration’s Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products Awards

BEAVERTON, Oregon, December 10, 2015 – Vernier Software & Technology was recently named the winner of two leading education awards for its energy-related STEM offerings. The KidWind Advanced Wind Experiment Kit and its associated lab book, Renewable Energy with Vernier, was named a winner of the 2015 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence in the New Product category and the Vernier Energy Sensor was named a winner of District Administration’s Readers’ Choice Top Products for 2015.

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PresenceLearning Wins a Glassdoor “Best Places to Work 2016” Award

Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award selects winners based on employee feedback regarding jobs, work environment, and company

SAN FRANCISCO, December 9, 2015 – Providing high quality, online special education services to students nationwide is just one area in which PresenceLearning excels. Another is building and nurturing a workplace that inspires creativity and rewards initiative. Today, PresenceLearning received a coveted Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award as one of the Best Places to Work in 2016. The Employees’ Choice Awards program, now in its eighth year, relies on unsolicited input from employees via Glassdoor, the fast-growing job and recruiting site. PresenceLearning is ranked #8 out of 50 winners in the Small to Medium Business (SMB) category.

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Apperson Partners with Open Circle to Host Massachusetts Workshop on Social-Emotional Learning in Schools

Experts to provide a road map for how to implement successful SEL programs

 Charlotte N.C. – Dec. 8, 2015 – Assessment leader Apperson is partnering with Open Circle, a leading provider of social and emotional learning (SEL) curriculum, to host a one-day workshop on implementing successful SEL programs in schools. The workshop, Supporting Social-Emotional Learning in Massachusetts, will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 at the Wellesley College Club, 727 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482. To register for the workshop visit https://sel-in-massachusetts.eventbrite.com.

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Robotics Company Sphero Partners with CWIST to Launch Online Educational Community

Community facilitates communication, creation and project sharing for educators

Annapolis, MD – Dec. 8, 2015 – Sphero, leaders in connected play, is partnering with CWIST, a web platform supporting learning projects for students from 3 to 103,  to power Sphero’s online learning community, SPRK Lightning Lab. The new partnership is the latest one to bring the CWIST platform to  educators in the maker space. CWIST partners with educational companies to help them deliver incentivized hands-on lessons to classrooms via the CWIST platform. To learn more about the new platform, go to www.cwist.com/platform.

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