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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Epson Introduces BrightLink Academy E-Learning Courses for Educators at TCEA 2022

Powered by Eduscape, BrightLink Academy Empowers Educators to Effectively Integrate Technology into K12 Pedagogy, Driving Student Engagement to Improve Learning Outcomes

DALLAS (TCEA, Booth #1427) – Feb. 7, 2022 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide,1 today introduced BrightLink® Academy. BrightLink Academy is designed for teachers and instructional coaches to learn how to create engaging learning experiences for students of all grade levels, as well as maximize their proficiency while teaching with Epson BrightLink interactive displays. The new e-learning courses powered by Eduscape, along with several other Epson projector solutions for education, will be showcased at TCEA 2022 in Dallas, Tex. from Feb. 8-10 in booth #1427.  

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Luca & Friends is the First Educational App for Kids using AI Technology to Combine Learning and Fitness

App gets kids moving with fun, immersive educational games covering topics in English and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

 San Francisco, CA – February 3, 2022 – The World Health Organization recommends 60 minutes of exercise daily, yet 76% of American kids are falling short of that goal. To help families, schools and out-of-school time programs address this issue in today’s tech-driven world, the health and fitness company GOFA INTERNATIONAL has launched Luca & Friends, a new ground-breaking app that uses AI (artificial intelligence) technology to get kids moving through fun, immersive educational games.

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Epson Launches New Generation of Pro Series High Lumen Projectors

New Laser Projectors Include World’s Lightest and Smallest 20,000-Lumen Projectors for Exceptional Power and Installation Flexibility 

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – Feb. 2, 2022 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide,1 today introduced six new Pro Series interchangeable lens projectors ranging from 13,000 to 20,000 lumens of equal color and white brightness.2 The new generation of compact, ultra-lightweight 3LCD projectors include the world’s lightest and smallest 20,000-lumen projectors3 – EB-PU2220B and EB-PU2120W – which are 64 percent smaller and 50 percent lighter than their predecessors.

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Salt Lake City School District Partners with Vector Solutions to Manage its Staff Training

District adopts the Vector Training online training management system and the Safety & Compliance course library

Tampa, FL – February 2, 2022 – The Salt Lake City School District in Utah has adopted Vector Training (formerly SafeSchools), an award-winning online training management system  and Vector Solutions’ online video training courses to help the district manage staff training and compliance for its 4,000 employees. The switch to Vector Training helps the district address federal, state and local compliance training requirements, along with district-specific policies. 

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New AI Coach by Edthena Expands Access to Coaching for All Teachers

With the AI Coach platform, all teachers can access an on-demand coach who is ready to guide their evidence-based reflection

SAN FRANCISCO (February 1, 2022) – Edthena is revolutionizing teacher professional learning with the launch of the AI Coach™ platform. This first-of-its-kind solution helps schools and districts provide all teachers with supportive coaching in order to improve teaching effectiveness. The AI Coach platform uses artificial intelligence to guide teachers through coaching cycles aligned to common growth areas. 

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