Vector Solutions Named a Winner in SmartBrief EdTech Readers’ Choice Awards

Vector Training chosen as a 2022 winner in the professional development category

Tampa, FL – June 30, 2022 – Vector Training from Vector Solutions has been named a winner in the 2022 SmartBrief EdTech Readers’ Choice Awards, an awards program that recognizes innovative education technology solutions based on voting by SmartBrief’s readers. The online training management system for schools was selected as a winner in the Professional Development category.

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Avantis Education launches Eduverse, a safe and secure ‘metaverse’ for K-12

The web-based Eduverse platform allows students to experience fully immersive online content in a safe, secure and controlled metaverse

Gloucester, UK (June 27, 2022) — Avantis Education today announced the launch of Eduverse – a ground-breaking new online platform that gives students access to a K-12 metaverse. In the Eduverse, students can access immersive, educational content and amazing VR experiences. They can interact with each other as avatars, all in a secure and controlled environment, inside and outside of the classroom.

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Aperture Education Creates New Tool to Support School Districts that are using the Harmony SEL Curriculum

The new Harmony SEL Crosswalk helps districts use SEL assessment data in conjunction with the Harmony SEL curriculum to get more out of their SEL programs

Charlotte N.C. (June 21, 2022) — A new tool from Aperture Education helps schools and districts use data from Aperture’s DESSA SEL assessment alongside the popular Harmony SEL curriculum in a more strategic way to support students. The Harmony SEL Crosswalk identifies the areas in which the DESSA aligns with Harmony’s curriculum. This helps schools and districts understand how to differentiate support in Harmony lessons to have the most impact on students. 

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Epson to Showcase Innovative Education Projection and Printing Solutions at ISTE 2022

Immersive Learning, Campus Signage, Elevated Esports, and More at Epson ISTE Booth

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – June 21, 2022 – Epson today announced it will showcase its latest projection and printing solutions designed for enhanced collaboration, immersive learning and increased productivity at ISTE 2022. With partners Lü Interactive and Eduscape, Epson will demonstrate how to better engage students, create fun and challenging learning environments and promote laser-focused learning across campuses. From big, bright, interactive laser displays and collaborative learning applications, to projection for campus signage and elevated esports, to space-efficient, low-maintenance printers, Epson solutions will be on display in New Orleans from June 27-29 at booth #1617.

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Vector Solutions Releases New Student Safety & Wellness Courses to Address Topics of Concern for Students Today

New collection of online courses covers trauma, dating violence, and human trafficking

Tampa, FL – June 16, 2022 – Vector Solutions, the leading provider of training and software solutions to help schools make their operations and communities safer, smarter, and better, has created a new set of online courses for students focusing on important safety topics such as trauma awareness, dating violence, human trafficking, and more. The courses are the latest addition to Vector’s award-winning library of Student Safety & Wellness Courses.

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Council of the Great City Schools Presents Norfolk High School Graduate Ayana Askew with $10,000 Dr. Michael Casserly Legacy Scholarship for Educational Courage and Justice

The college scholarship, sponsored by Curriculum Associates, will support Askew as she pursues studies at Spelman College 

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., June 16, 2022—The Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) recently presented Ayana Askew, a 2022 graduate of Virginia’s Norfolk Public Schools, with the Dr. Michael Casserly Legacy Scholarship for Educational Courage and Justice. Sponsored by Curriculum Associates, the $10,000 college scholarship will be used by Askew to pursue a degree in English at Spelman College in Atlanta.

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Windsor Public Schools’ SEL Specialist Featured in “Voices from the Field” Webinar on June 30

Aperture Education webinar focuses on the role of the district’s SEL specialist and showcases an SEL activity that participants can use in their schools

Charlotte N.C. (June 7, 2022) — When it comes to best practices for social and emotional learning (SEL) in schools, it helps to go right to the source. Aperture Education will host a free webinar on June 30, 2022, offering a sneak peek at SEL in action at Windsor Public Schools in Connecticut. The webinar will feature SEL Specialist Elyssa Kotler, who will discuss her role and how she supports students and the schools she works in. Kotler will also walk participants through an SEL activity they can use when their schools reconvene in the fall. The webinar takes place at 1:30 p.m. (ET). To register, visit https://bit.ly/3tadaim

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Riverside Insights Acquires Aperture Education

Riverside’s Achievement and Ability Assessments Combine with Aperture’s Rigorous SEL Tools to Provide Educators with a Holistic View of Students 

ITASCA, Ill. – June  1, 2022 – Riverside Insights®, a leading developer of research-based assessments and analytics, today announced its acquisition of Aperture Education, the leading provider of research-based social and emotional learning (SEL) assessments for K-12 schools. With more than 65 years of combined research and SEL experience, Aperture sets the standard for research-based SEL assessment solutions. The addition of Aperture’s SEL solutions to the Riverside portfolio of research-based ability and achievement assessments will help K-12 educators obtain the most valid, reliable, and comprehensive view of each learner. Through use of the highest quality and most rigorous tools, educators are empowered to better understand and support student growth. Riverside is a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, a people-driven private equity firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Epson Showcasing Breakthrough Laser Projection Technology at InfoComm 2022

World’s Smallest and Lightest 20,000 Lumen Projectors to be Shown for First Time in U.S. 

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – May 31, 2022 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide,1 today announced it will showcase its latest 3-chip, 3LCD laser projection solutions at InfoComm 2022 in booth #N2331, including the world’s smallest and lightest 20,000-lumen2 and 10,000-lumen3 laser projectors. From large, super-wide options for remote and in-person participation in today’s hybrid environments to experiential and large-venue projection worth remembering, Epson will immerse showgoers in stunning projection technology and provide a full view of its impressive installation and setup tools across a range of markets, including large venue, education, corporate and digital signage. Epson’s solutions will be on display at InfoComm in Las Vegas from June 8-10.

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Curriculum Associates’ Authors Elected to NCTM and NCSM Boards

Grace Kelemanik and Amy Lucenta were instrumental in the design of Ready® Mathematics Framework for Instruction 

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., May 23, 2022—Curriculum Associates’ authors Grace Kelemanik and Amy Lucenta, who were instrumental in the design of the company’s Ready Mathematics Framework for Instruction, were recently elected to the boards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM), respectively. Kelemanik will serve as director at large of NCTM’s board and Lucenta will serve as NCSM’s regional director of Eastern 1, which represents Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Military AE: APO/FPO, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

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