PresenceLearning’s Upcoming Webinar Helps Special Educators Create and Implement a Vision for Differentiated Instruction

Professor and differentiated instruction expert Dr. Carol Ann Tomlinson to lead the final “Blueprints for Success” webinar on Thursday, November 30, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, October 30, 2017 – PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of live, online special education related service providers, is hosting its third and final “Blueprints for Success: Interventions That Really Work” webinar on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 10 am Pacific time (1 pm Eastern time). During the webinar, titled “Architecting the Promise of Differentiated Instruction,” Dr. Carol Ann Tomlinson will teach special educators how to successfully create and implement a vision for differentiated instruction that benefits all students.

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Aperture Education is Now Accepting Entries for its December Scholarship Contest

Students can submit an essay describing the impact of a teacher to win $1,000

Charlotte N.C. (Oct. 26, 2017) — Teachers often have a positive impact on students that goes beyond academics. Social-emotional learning (SEL) company Aperture Education wants to hear these stories. For its Essay Scholarship Contest, Aperture Education is asking high school seniors and college students to submit essays that “Describe a high school teacher who made an impact on you in a non-academic way.” The winning essay will receive a $1,000 college scholarship. Participants must submit their essays by Dec. 1, 2017. To enter, visit: http://www.apertureed.com/funding/scholarship/ 

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CDI Reaches 2.5 Million Recertified Computers and Notebooks Deployed into K-12 Schools

CDI Recertified Program’s rigorous quality control process benefits schools and the environment by breathing new life into business-grade computers 

 Chicago, IL – Oct. 19, 2017 – CDI Computer Dealers announced today that over the past ten years, it has deployed more than 2.5 million recertified computers and notebooks into North American K-12 schools. CDI Recertified I.T. equipment are business-grade machines that undergo a rigorous 16-step recertification process by certified technicians and then are loaded with a genuine Operating System for deployment into schools. 

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Fuel Education Adds Reading Literacy Platform to its Suite of K-12 Digital Solutions

Big Universe provides thousands of high-interest eBooks and reading tools to help improve student engagement and skills

Herndon, Virginia, October 18, 2017 — Fuel Education® (FuelEd®) today announced that it has expanded its suite of digital learning solutions for schools and districts with the addition of Big Universe®, a literacy solutions provider of more than 11,000 leveled eBooks for students in grades K–12. Big Universe is now available in the U.S. exclusively through FuelEd. 

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Aperture Education Launches Webinar Mini-Series on Using Evo Social/Emotional to Measure Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)

Free mini-series begins Oct. 24, 2017

Charlotte N.C. (Oct. 18, 2017) —  Social and emotional learning (SEL) company Aperture Education is holding a series of free, 30-minute webinars for schools and out-of-school-time organizations that are interested in learning more about implementing SEL programs and using SEL assessments.

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Epson Launches Nine New PowerLite Projectors for K-12 Classrooms

New PowerLite Models Provide Versatile, High-Quality Display Technology for Today’s Classrooms

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 17, 2017 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today launched nine new PowerLite® long-throw projectors for K-12 classrooms. The new Epson PowerLite S39, X39, W39, 107, 108, 109W, 970, 980W, and 990U offer remarkable image quality, up to 4,000 lumens of color and white brightness1, long-life lamps that last up to 12,000 hours in ECO mode2, resolution as large as WUXGA, and enhanced wireless technology to connect to multiple devices. The projectors support 1:1 or BYOD environments and are an ideal low-maintenance, affordable, high-quality display for today’s K-12 classrooms.

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Webinar Series Explores how to Secure and Manage in-School and Out-of-School-Time Grants for SEL Initiatives

Starting Oct. 25, 2017, series features grant experts Danielle Bowen and Wendy Weisbart from Communicate, Collaborate, Celebrate

Charlotte N.C. (Oct. 16, 2017) — A growing number of schools, districts, and out-of-school programs nationwide are making social-emotional learning (SEL) initiatives a priority. Developing comprehensive, effective SEL programs, however, can sometimes be a challenge if programs don’t have enough funding for them. Luckily there are grants available from local and federal organizations and foundations that can help organizations meet their SEL goals – they just need to know where to look.

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Eduardo Soto Receives 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from ALAS

Longtime educator and Curriculum Associates strategic relationships expert recognized for his impact on the ALAS organization and the Latino educational community 

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., October 13, 2017—The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) has recognized Eduardo Soto, strategic relationships consultant for Curriculum Associates and a retired educator, with its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. Nominated by the ALAS Board of Directors, Soto was chosen as the recipient of this esteemed award for his continued impact on the ALAS organization and its mission.

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Workbench Promotes Key Employees to Leadership Positions as it Grows to Meet Increasing Demand

Baltimore company’s expansion supported by its latest round of funding led by Brown Advisory

BALTIMORE MD – Oct. 11, 2017 -- Baltimore EdTech company Workbench has appointed two of its key employees to leadership positions in its sales and compliance divisions. This is part of a company-wide expansion that will bring Workbench’s project-based learning platform to even more schools, districts and libraries nationwide. The current expansion plan is supported by Workbench’s latest round of seed funding which was led by an investment from Brown Advisory.

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Curriculum Associates Supports Professional Advancement for Latino Administrators by Sponsoring ALAS Scholarship Awards

Scholarships will help two aspiring administrators earn advanced degrees in education

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., October 11, 2017—For the third consecutive year, Curriculum Associates has partnered with the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) to provide $12,000 in scholarship funds to help two aspiring Latino administrators earn advanced degrees in education. Through Curriculum Associates’ sponsorship, Debora Borges-Carrera of the School District of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA will receive $10,000, and Eugene Figueroa of Validus Preparatory Academy in Bronx, NY will receive $2,000.

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