PBLWorks Partners with the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) on a Four-Year Initiative to Scale Gold Standard PBL across State

PBLWorks is seeking Kentucky educators and leaders to receive Gold Standard PBL training

Novato, CA (March 30, 2022) – PBLWorks, the leading provider of professional development for high-quality Project Based Learning (PBL), has partnered with the Kentucky Department of Education on a four-year initiative to increase high-quality Project Based Learning in K-12 schools throughout the state.

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Aperture Education CEO Jessica Adamson Named Board Treasurer of SEL Providers Association

Treasurer to support organization as they address group’s priorities for education

Charlotte N.C. (March 16, 2022) — The SEL Providers Association (SELPA) has named Aperture Education’s Chief Executive Officer, Jessica Adamson, to its board, serving in the role of treasurer for the organization. This will be Adamson's second year supporting SELPA, which was previously known as the SEL Providers Council. Aperture was also a founding member of the organization. 

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Aperture Education Hosts Webinar Focusing on Educator Wellness

Committee for Children provides strategies for reducing stress and improving wellbeing during March 15, 2022 webinar

Charlotte N.C. (March 14, 2022) — In a recent RAND survey, more than three in four teachers reported frequent job-related stress, and 27% reported symptoms of depression last year. When stress is not addressed, it can have a lasting negative impact on mental and physical health. To help with this important issue, Aperture Education, the leading provider of research-based social and emotional learning (SEL) assessments for K-12 schools, is hosting a webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern Time on March 15, 2022.

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Nominations are open for PBLWorks’ 2022 PBL Champion and John Larmer Lifelong Learner Awards

Submissions are being accepted through April 1, 2022

Novato, CA (March 3, 2022) – PBLWorks, the leading provider of professional development for high-quality Project Based Learning (PBL), is accepting nominations for its 2022 award programs – the PBL Champion Awards and the John Larmer “JL” Lifelong Learner Awards. The awards honor teachers, schools, districts and individuals for their work to support high quality Project Based Learning.

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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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