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ComplianceSigns.com Releases Two Free Resources to Help Educators and School Administrators Address School Safety

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 10:46pm

BROOKSVILLE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --As teachers, students and faculty adapt to another school year with safety top of mind, ComplianceSigns.com, a leading safety sign and label manufacturer and experts in workplace safety and compliance, has released two free resources to help educators and school administrators address school safety.

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  • BROOKSVILLE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --As teachers, students and faculty adapt to another school year with safety top of mind, ComplianceSigns.com, a leading safety sign and label manufacturer and experts in workplace safety and compliance, has released two free resources to help educators and school administrators address school safety.
  • "We hope that these free resources help school administrators recognize and address common school safety issues and leave them feeling assured they have everything they need for a safe school year."
  • The resources released by ComplianceSigns.com include a back-to-school safety sign audit guide and a free downloadable safety sign checklist for education facilities.
  • Both resources cover a variety of safety needs in all areas of a school or campus, including the parking lot, classrooms, hallways, bathrooms, gymnasium, playground and more.

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Selects EarlyBird as an Approved Literacy Screening Assessment

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:01pm

After careful review, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has chosen EarlyBird as an approved early literacy screening assessment .

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  • After careful review, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has chosen EarlyBird as an approved early literacy screening assessment .
  • EarlyBird, which is used by schools and districts across Massachusetts and the U.S., met all of the criteria established by the Massachusetts DESE.
  • Approved early literacy screening assessments are required to be valid and reliable, scientifically based, brief, able to be administered three times per year, and code- and meaning-based and/or a Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN) assessment.
  • Thats why we developed EarlyBird, said Carla Small, co-founder and CEO of the Massachusetts-based EarlyBird Education.

Clean Elections Highlights the Many Faces and Perspectives of Civic Engagement in our State

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:09pm

The videos include local leaders reading favorite books about civics as well as sharing personal stories about how they bring civics to life in their communities.

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  • The videos include local leaders reading favorite books about civics as well as sharing personal stories about how they bring civics to life in their communities.
  • Civic engagement is not an abstract concept but rather a collection of tangible actions by invested community members.
  • "Civic engagement is not an abstract concept but rather a collection of tangible actions by invested community members," said Tara Bartlett, Research Assistant & PhD student in Educational Policy and Evaluation at Arizona State University and co-manager of theCivic Education & Community Engagement Committee.
  • "These videos are proof that everyone is capable of civic engagement and that it is unique to every individual."

The Digital Learning Collaborative releases Career Readiness and Digital Learning Report

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:00pm

DURANGO, Colo., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Digital Learning Collaborative today released a new study exploring " The Intersection of Career Readiness and Digital Learning. "

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  • DURANGO, Colo., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Digital Learning Collaborative today released a new study exploring " The Intersection of Career Readiness and Digital Learning. "
  • Digital learning, in all its forms, supports career study in numerous valuable ways.
  • The Digital Learning Collaborative will be hosting two free webinars for the public with the main researchers and several of the educators from schools profiled in the report.
  • We advise companies, NGOs, and government agencies on a variety of digital learning issues, publish reports and blog regularly as part of the Digital Learning Collaborative, and coordinate the Digital Learning Annual Conference .

Hudl and WeCOACH Partner to Host Third-Annual BreakThrough Summit Celebrating Women in Sports

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 7:06pm

The Summit, designed to develop, inspire and celebrate women in sports, will stream live on Tuesday Dec. 14 from 12pm to 5pm ET.

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  • The Summit, designed to develop, inspire and celebrate women in sports, will stream live on Tuesday Dec. 14 from 12pm to 5pm ET.
  • "In a year when we've seen women excel, year three of BreakThrough Summit will again raise the bar by celebrating the successes and continuing to drive progress for women across sports and levels.
  • Women have proven themselves as competent leaders in coaching, front offices, and industry roles," said WeCOACH CEO Megan Kahn.
  • "Our partnership with Hudl is uniquely significant in allowing women everywhere to be inspired by and benefit from these trailblazing women and their candid discussions."

Community Brands UK Adds Parentapps to Portfolio of Leading Software Solutions for Schools

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Brands UK , a leading provider of cloud-based software and payments solutions for schools in the UK, today announced its acquisition of Parentapps , an award-winning education technology company.

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  • AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Brands UK , a leading provider of cloud-based software and payments solutions for schools in the UK, today announced its acquisition of Parentapps , an award-winning education technology company.
  • Based in Liverpool, Parentapps complements the Community Brands suite of tools that help UK schools effectively and efficiently connect with parents.
  • Community Brands UK specializes in software and services for the education sector, providing tools that create greater efficiencies, cost savings, and improve communication and engagement.
  • In addition to schools, Parentapps serves nursery schools, community groups, clubs, and nonprofit organizations through its purpose-built website, portal, and mobile app.

Jim Schmidt Joins Risk Strategies as Commercial Lines Leader, West Region

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:30pm

BOSTON, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Risk Strategies , a leading national specialty insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced it has appointed Jim Schmidt as Commercial Lines Leader, West Region.

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  • BOSTON, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Risk Strategies , a leading national specialty insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced it has appointed Jim Schmidt as Commercial Lines Leader, West Region.
  • Schmidt brings over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry to Risk Strategies.
  • Risk Strategies is a specialty national insurance brokerage and risk management firm offering comprehensive risk management advice and insurance and reinsurance placement for property & casualty, and employee benefits risks.
  • With 25 specialty practices, Risk Strategies serves commercial companies, nonprofits, public entities and individuals, and has access to all major insurance markets.

DeVry University Celebrates the Success of Its Student Athletes

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:25pm

I want to offer heartfelt congratulations to all of our student and alumni athletes who competed at the Paralympic Games, and particularly to the medalists who accomplished their dreams at the highest level, said Tom Monahan, president and CEO at DeVry University.

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  • I want to offer heartfelt congratulations to all of our student and alumni athletes who competed at the Paralympic Games, and particularly to the medalists who accomplished their dreams at the highest level, said Tom Monahan, president and CEO at DeVry University.
  • DeVry prides itself on uniquely serving students who are committed not only to near-term accomplishments, but the ability to thrive and grow over the longer term.
  • Prior to the Paralympic Games, DeVry student and alumni athletes brought home 8 medals during the Olympic Games in Tokyo: 2 Gold, 4 Silver and 2 Bronze, bringing DeVry student and alumni athletes overall medal count to 20: 7 Gold, 8 Silver and 5 Bronze from Tokyo 2020.
  • DeVry University strives to close societys opportunity gap by preparing learners to thrive in careers shaped by continuous technological change.

Neuhaus Education Center Appoints Chief Strategy Officer

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:14pm

Neuhaus Education Center, a non-profit educational organization dedicated in promoting reading success for all, announced the promotion of Bronwyn Beauchamp to the newly created position of Chief Strategy Officer, effective September 20, 2021.

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  • Neuhaus Education Center, a non-profit educational organization dedicated in promoting reading success for all, announced the promotion of Bronwyn Beauchamp to the newly created position of Chief Strategy Officer, effective September 20, 2021.
  • Beauchamp joined Neuhaus Education Center in 2018 as Vice President of Advancement and has been instrumental in increasing financial support for the organization with 2020 marking the organizations most successful year since its founding in 1980.
  • It is an honor to serve as the Centers first Chief Strategy Officer, said Beauchamp.
  • Neuhaus Education Center is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting reading success for all.

California Homebuilding Foundation Receives $2.5 Million Grant from Donald and Carole Chaiken Foundation

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:00pm

The California Homebuilding Foundation has been awarded a $2.5 million grant by the Donald and Carole Chaiken Foundation.

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  • The California Homebuilding Foundation has been awarded a $2.5 million grant by the Donald and Carole Chaiken Foundation.
  • I feel very fortunate to have spent 50 years of my life in homebuilding, a business I love, said Donald Chaiken.
  • In honor of the grant, the California Homebuilding Foundation is pleased to announce that the Building Industry Technology Academy high school construction training program has been renamed The Donald Chaiken Building Industry Technology Academy.
  • We are so grateful to have received such a generous gift from the Chaiken Family, said Terri Brunson, Executive Director of the California Homebuilding Foundation.