Registration is Now Open for the 2022 PBL World Conference

PBLWorks’ signature professional development conference for Project Based Learning will take place in-person June 27-30, 2022 in Napa, California

Novato, CA (March 2, 2022) – PBLWorks, the leading provider of professional development for high-quality Project Based Learning (PBL), will host its 12th annual PBL World conference June 27-30 2022 at American Canyon High School in Napa, California. The conference is returning to an in-person format for the first time since 2019 due to the pandemic and is expected to draw 2,000 teachers and school and district leaders from around the world.

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KidWind to Host 2022 REcharge Academy in New Mexico

Educators can register now for summer PD to hone their skills on delivering renewable energy lessons and power grid activities to K-12 students

(Saint Paul, Minn.) February 28, 2022 – The KidWind Project, an international leader in clean energy education, has opened registration for its 2022 REcharge Academy. The flagship educator PD program on renewable energy will be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico from July 18-21, 2022. 

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ALAS “Linking Latina Leaders” Online Event Focuses on the Importance of Sociocultural Competence in Serving Diverse Student Communities

Dr. José Medina to headline March 1, 2022 ALAS member event

 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 28, 2022) – Dr. José Medina, founder and chief educational advocate for Dr. José Medina: Educational Solutions, will join the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) for its March online networking event– Linking Latina Leaders (L3). The free event held exclusively for ALAS members starts at 5:30 p.m. EST on March 1, 2022, and addresses the theme “the Importance of Sociocultural Competence in Serving Diverse Student Communities.” To register, visit https://bit.ly/L3Session. To become a member of ALAS and participate in this event, visit www.alasedu.org/membership.

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ALAS “Connecting Campadres” Online Event Focuses on Activism, Leadership and Community Engagement

Cinto Ramos Jr., Chief of Board Governance and Leadership at Leadership ISD in Dallas headlines Feb. 22, 2022 event for ALAS members

 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 21, 2022) – Leadership ISD’s Cinto Ramos Jr. will join the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) for its February online networking event Connecting Compadres (C2). This event, which is free, takes place from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. EST on February 22, 2022 and addresses the theme “Activism, Leadership and Community Engagement Within and Beyond the Pandemic.” To register, visit https://bit.ly/3JePCyg. To become a member of ALAS and participate in this event, visit www.alasedu.org/membership.

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New Professional Development Modules Help All Teachers Meet the Needs of English Learners

Ellevation Strategies online modules meet ESSA requirements and focus on relevant and urgent English Learners topics

Boston, MA (February 15, 2022)–In an effort to help districts meet the needs of a diverse student population, Ellevation has launched new online professional development (PD) modules covering an array of relevant and urgent topics focused on teaching multilingual learners. The 13 modules are delivered either synchronously or asynchronously and are adaptable to every grade.

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PresenceLearning Partners with Hasbro to Bring Beloved Characters and Classic Games to the PresenceLearning Therapy Platform

Potato Head, Candy Land, and Clue Jr. to help engage students during online therapy

NEW YORK, February 15, 2022 – PresenceLearning, the leading provider of online therapy solutions for schools and clinicians, has partnered with Hasbro, a global play and entertainment company, to bring some of the most-beloved characters and classic games to the PresenceLearning therapy platform. 

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Georgia Principal Wins Curriculum Associates’ 2022 Inspire Award

Jamilah Hud-Kirk of Fountain Elementary in Clayton County Public Schools selected for her leadership and school’s exemplar use of Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® program

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., February 14, 2022—Curriculum Associates has named Jamilah Hud-Kirk, principal of Fountain Elementary in Clayton County Public Schools in Forest Park, GA, as the recipient of its 2022 Inspire Award. This recognition, which is part of the annual Extraordinary Educators program that celebrates exemplar teachers around the country, is given to one administrator nationwide for their ability to create strong bonds with school-based teams to take the use of i-Ready to new levels to support students. Today, the award-winning i-Ready program is used in the majority of Georgia’s school districts. 

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Edthena Named Top EdTech Product by District Administration and FETC

Leading video observation and collaboration platform chosen for its innovative approach to meeting the professional development needs of districts and schools

SAN FRANCISCO (February 14, 2022) – The Edthena video observation and collaboration platform was recently chosen as one of only 15 products to be named a 2022 Top EdTech Product of the Year by District Administration® and Future of Education Technology® Conference (FETC). This annual award recognizes the most innovative solutions that are helping leaders meet the ever-evolving education technology needs of their districts and schools.

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National Leaders in Clean Energy Education Host Second Annual Summit

Industry leaders to meet to discuss expanding the clean energy talent ecosystem for an equitable low-carbon future

(Saint Paul, Minn.) February 9, 2022 – Leaders in clean energy education Clean Energy Education and Workforce Alliance (CEEWA) – co-founded by the KidWind ProjectREpowering Schools and CE - Clean Energy. Bright Futures. – are hosting the 2022 Virtual Clean Energy Education Summit on February 10, 2022. This event will build upon the important conversations from the 2021 summit as participants seek to organize and leverage the amazing work happening in the energy education space.

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PresenceLearning Earns 2022 Great Place to Work Certification™

Based entirely upon employee feedback, this designation positions the company as one of the best to work for in the country

NEW YORK, February 8, 2022 – PresenceLearning, the leading provider of online therapy solutions for schools and clinicians, is honored to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work®. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at PresenceLearning. 

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