Teachscape Recognized as Finalist in Three Prestigious 2013 Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Awards

Comprehensive Teachscape Effectiveness Platform for K-12 educators only technology chosen in ‘best-of-the-best’ Golden Lamp PD category

SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2013 – Teachscape, the leader in delivering Web-based professional learning content, innovative classroom observation and evaluation technologies, and expert services to improve teaching practice, was named a finalist in three professional development categories in the 2013 Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Awards. The Teachscape Effectiveness Platform was named a finalist in the Golden Lamp Awards, the category deemed as the best-of-the-best in educational publishing.  In addition, Teachscape Learn and Teachscape Reflect were named finalists in the Distinguished Achievement Awards (DAAs).

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Vernier’s LabQuest 2 App Named Finalist in 2013 CODiE Awards

Real-time graphing and analysis app for STEM education recognized in Best Educational Use of a Mobile Device category

BEAVERTON, Oregon, May 1, 2013 – Vernier Software & Technology’s LabQuest 2 App was recently named a finalist in the 2013 Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) CODiE Awards. The app was recognized in the Best Educational Use of a Mobile Device category, which honors the best curriculum or administrative application that is delivered via mobile devices, including smartphones or tablets, for either Pre-12 or postsecondary markets.

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PresenceLearning Wins 2013 BESSIE Award

Online speech therapy service takes Best Multi-Level Special Education category 

SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2013 – PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, was recently awarded a 2013 Best Educational Software Award (BESSIE Award) from The ComputED Gazette. The 19th annual award program named PresenceLearning as the winner of the best Multi-Level Special Education category.

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Free Webinar Offers District Leaders Transformational Strategies for Special Education Management

PresenceLearning’s May 9th webinar helps school administrators re-envision special education management in their district

SAN FRANCISCO, April 29, 2013 – To share the latest recommended practices that can transform special education programs and service delivery in public school settings, PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, is hosting a free webinar on Thursday, May 9th at 1 pm ET (10 am PT). To register for the webinar “Leadership Challenges for Superintendents: Transforming Special Education in a Challenging Fiscal Environment,” visit http://pages.presencelearning.com/spedahead11.

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PresenceLearning Raises $8 Million in Series B Funding

Funding will help company grow online speech and occupational therapy services and develop new products for students with special needs

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2013 – PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech and occupational therapy services for K-12 students, recently received $8 million in funding to continue the growth of its online therapy services, as well as to expand development into new products and offerings for the special education market.

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Teachscape Wins Return on Education (ROE) Innovation Award for its Teacher Support Programs and Services

Company recognized by Arizona State University, the Clayton Christensen Institute and GSV Advisors at the 2013 Education Innovation Summit 

SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2013 – Teachscape, the leader in delivering Web-based professional learning content, innovative classroom observation and evaluation technologies, and expert services to improve teaching practice, was named the winner of the inaugural Return on Education (ROE) Innovation Award in the Teacher Support category. Presented by Arizona State University, the Clayton Christensen Institute and GSV Advisors, the award was given at the 2013 Education Innovation Summit in Scottsdale, AZ.

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Online Speech Therapy Enables Wisconsin District to Bolster Early Intervention Efforts

Sparta Area School District increases early intervention services while improving speech therapist caseloads

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2013 – To relieve its chronic shortage of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and to allow the district to devote more resources to early intervention services, Sparta Area School District partnered with PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students.  By using PresenceLearning’s online speech therapy services, the district can allocate more time to early intervention services to shorten the amount of time a student spends in special education—or prevent it entirely.  

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Vernier’s 2013 Engineering Contest Winners Demonstrate Creative Teaching Using Vernier Sensors with NI LabVIEW™ Software

College and high school winners awarded cash and technology prizes valued at $5,500 each 

BEAVERTON, Oregon, April 18, 2013 – Vernier Software & Technology named Jonathan Aurnou and Peter Shimer from the University of California Los Angeles, and Nelson Nunalee from Ravenscroft School in Raleigh, North Carolina, as the winners of the 2013 Vernier Engineering Contest. These winning educators were selected by a panel of Vernier educational experts for demonstrating truly creative teaching using Vernier sensors with National Instruments (NI) LabVIEW™ software.

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Epson Extends North America Projector Market Leadership to 34 Percent Market Share

3LCD Image Quality, Color Brightness and Performance Drive Epson Projector Sales in Business, Education and Home Entertainment Segments

LONG BEACH, Calif. – April 16, 2013 – Epson America, Inc. continues to demonstrate its leadership in the projector market and today announced it continues to hold the number one position in North America for 2012. According to PMA Research, the worldwide market information experts on front projectors, Epson continued its momentum in the projector market by growing its overall North America market share to 34 percent in 2012, which represents a three-point increase year-over-year – the largest share growth of any manufacturer1. 

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STEM Educators Recognized for Data-Collection Innovation in the 2013 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards

Award winners receive prizes valued at $5,500

BEAVERTON, Oregon, April 10, 2013 – Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) awarded seven educators – including two middle school teachers, four high school teachers and one college-level educator – with 2013 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. Each of these winners was selected by an NSTA-appointed panel of experts for their innovative use of data-collection technology.

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