USC Rossier Partners with Edthena to Incorporate Video Coaching Into Its Newly Redesigned Master of Arts in Teaching Program

Teacher candidates to track their progress and receive feedback using video-based evidence throughout the duration of the program

LOS ANGELES (January 10, 2018) – The University of Southern California Rossier School of Education (USC Rossier) in Los Angeles recently partnered with Edthena to incorporate video coaching into its newly redesigned Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. Teacher candidates will use the video-based classroom observation platform throughout the duration of the program to track their progress in the areas of planning, instruction, and assessment, as well as to submit their preliminary licensure assessment. 

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Epson’s BrightLink® 710Ui Wins Gold in the 2017 College Planning & Management New Product Awards

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Dec. 20, 2017 – Epson®, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, and its BrightLink® 710Ui has been named a 2017 College Planning & Management New Product Awards Gold winner in the AV Equipment category. It was among 14 Gold winners selected by an independent panel of judges. The winners are highlighted on College Planning & Management’s website at https://spaces4learning.com/pages/new-product-award.aspx and will be featured in the magazine’s December print issue.

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Two Epson Displays Win a Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Dec. 19, 2017 – Epson®, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, and its BrightLink® 697Ui and PowerLite® 685W  displays were recently named winners of the 2017 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence in the New Products category. Now in its 35th year, the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence honors innovative applications that break new ground, as well as those that have added significant enhancements to proven education tools. Winners, including Epson, were chosen by a panel of Tech & Learning advisors who tested hundreds of entries.

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Epson Wins 2017 Tech & Learning Stellar Service Award

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Dec. 15, 2017 – Epson®, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, was honored by the Tech & Learning Stellar Service Awards. The awards program, now in its third year, was established to honor the great achievements in customer care and satisfaction in the education technology industry, providing another look at what influences buying decisions. Epson’s Brighter Futures® program won The Ultimate Reputation Saver (Best Warranty Program) category. 

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CDI’s Leasing Program Helps Schools on Tight Budgets Meet Technology Needs

Schools can use technology immediately while stretching payments over multiple years

 Chicago IL – Dec. 14, 2017 – For schools on tight budgets, going 1:1 or even implementing a routine technology refresh can be daunting. CDI Computer Dealers’ Leasing Program allows schools and districts to deploy or refresh their technology now, and stretch the payments out over three to four years. The program helps schools implement 1:1 programs more quickly and provides students with the latest equipment faster. To date CDI’s leasing transactions exceed $25 million helping more than 200 districts in North America reach their technology goals sooner.

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Apperson’s “Get the Lead Out” Campaign Rewards Customers with Free Pencils

For every $100 spent on Apperson products, schools will receive a free 12-count pack of Ticonderoga® No. 2 pencils

Charlotte N.C. – Dec. 14, 2017 – Education company Apperson is giving back to schools this month through its “Get the Lead Out” campaign. The campaign provides participants with a free 12-count pack of Ticonderoga® No. 2 pencils for every $100 in Apperson products purchased between Dec. 1 and Dec. 31.

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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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