Science and Technology Education Innovation Center

36th Edition of World AI Show to Host Biggest Confluence of AI Tech, Partnerships, and Go-to-Market Strategies

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 2:02am

The event will bring together the most influential players in Singapore's AI space, at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center.

Key Points: 
  • The event will bring together the most influential players in Singapore's AI space, at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center.
  • "It is important to understand that real-world AI isn't magic but contextual (and sensible) adoption of AI in the realm of Health & Healthcare.
  • "Dataiku will show how extraordinary AI for everyday purposes is brought to life in this edition of the World AI Show, Singapore 2022.
  • World AI Show is a thought-leadership-driven, business-focused, global series of events that takes place in strategic locations across the world.

Institute for Education Innovation Calls for Nominations for Supes' Choice Awards To Honor the Best in EdTech

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Monday, June 27, 2022 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Institute for Education Innovation, a national school superintendent think tank that serves as the bridge between district leaders and the K-12 industry to develop solutions to the greatest challenges in education, has opened the call for nominations for its second annual Supes' Choice Awards. The Supes' Choice Awards provide a unique opportunity for education companies to showcase their products or solutions and secure the undivided attention of superintendents across the nation.

Key Points: 
  • "When those you serve recognize your efforts in addressing today's challenges, it's an honor.
  • When they take the time to share their constructive feedback and insights, it's invaluable to your mission, helping you deliver the best possible solution to your K-12 partners."
  • They must be at the center of discussions around when, where, and how innovation will affect teaching and learning.
  • Many education solution providers, funders, researchers, and thought leaders are mission-driven: they do what they do to improve student outcomes.

Dr. Alex Marrero of Denver Public Schools Receives Inaugural "Dr. Dwight Jones Courageous Superintendent Award" From the Institute For Education Innovation

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Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, June 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Institute for Education Innovation, a national school superintendent think tank that serves as the bridge between district leaders and the K-12 industry to develop solutions to the greatest challenges in K-12 education, has announced that Dr. Alex Marrero, Superintendent of Denver Public Schools, is the first recipient of its "Dr. Dwight Jones Courageous Superintendent Award" sponsored by CENTEGIX.

Key Points: 
  • Dr. Marrero was selected by Dr. Jones and IEI for his leadership in the Denver region.
  • Dr. Marrero spent his early tenure meeting with the community to gain insights on what was needed to ensure greater equity and opportunities district-wide.
  • According to Dr. Marrero, the Courageous Superintendent Award is an honor he takes to heart.
  • Many education solution providers, funders, researchers, and thought leaders are mission-driven: they do what they do to improve student outcomes.

Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona to Speak at The Institute for Education Innovation's Summer Symposium This July

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, June 14, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Institute for Education Innovation (IEI), a national school superintendent think tank that develops solutions to the greatest challenges facing public schools, is honored to announce U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona will join its district leader members from across the country for the 2022 Summer Symposium. The Symposium, which will be held July 18-20 in Newport, Rhode Island, provides educators, funders, and industry leaders the opportunity to gather for discussions that fuel innovation and improve student outcomes.

Key Points: 
  • "We believe that partnerships are key to making meaningful and sustainable change in K-12 education," said Doug Roberts, founder and CEO of IEI.
  • Following the discussion, superintendents are invited to participate in a question-and-answer session with Secretary Cardona.
  • "Secretary Cardona's incredible journey from elementary school teacher to the U.S. Department of Education is an inspiring one," Roberts remarked.
  • Added Dr. Benigni, "I had the honor of working closely with Secretary Cardona in Meriden for years.

Baozun Releases 2021 Chairman Letter

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Friday, April 29, 2022 - 3:07pm

On behalf of the Board of Directors and the leadership team of Baozun, I want to thank you for your continuing support and confidence in Baozun.

Key Points: 
  • On behalf of the Board of Directors and the leadership team of Baozun, I want to thank you for your continuing support and confidence in Baozun.
  • Benefiting from our healthy category mix, omni-channel strategy, outstanding acquisitions and investments in people and technology, we believe Baozun in 2021 is ever more resilient and balanced.
  • Our brand acquisition momentum continued in 2021 with meaningful breakthrough in the luxury and high premium sectors.
  • We onboarded 18 luxury brand partners in 2021 and exited the year with 333 brand partners under our umbrella for their store operations.

Report Confirms the U.S. Tech Ecosystem Is Still Failing Black Communities

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 1:30pm

OAKLAND, Calif., March 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Kapor Center, a nonprofit addressing racial inequities in STEM education and the tech industry, in partnership with the NAACP, released their 2022 report titled State of Tech Diversity: The Black Tech Ecosystem. The report analyzes and synthesizes the latest data, demonstrating the continual exclusion of Black talent across the tech ecosystem, which represents a great loss of talent and innovation for one of the major drivers of our nation's economy.

Key Points: 
  • OAKLAND, Calif., March 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Kapor Center, a nonprofit addressing racial inequities in STEM education and the tech industry, in partnership with the NAACP, released their 2022 report titled State of Tech Diversity: The Black Tech Ecosystem.
  • The report findings reveal that progress towards racial equity is not only stalled, but in many respects, regressing, throughout each phase of the tech pipeline.
  • Despite comprising 15% of the K-12 population, Black students comprise just 6% of students taking advanced placement CS.
  • "The consequences of inaction in the tech industry are significant for Black communities," said Dr. Allison Scott, CEO of the Kapor Center.

Institute for Education Innovation and Dr. Luvelle Brown to Host "Cultivating Leaders for Equity and Inclusion Workshop" in July 2022

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 3:00pm

Creating a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) for students begins by developing and promoting the leaders of color they look up to.

Key Points: 
  • Creating a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) for students begins by developing and promoting the leaders of color they look up to.
  • The Cultivating Leaders for Equity and Inclusion Workshop is focused on bringing together individuals with a shared goal of supporting greater representation in leadership to improve student outcomes."
  • The Cultivating Leaders for Equity and Inclusion Workshop is free for educators to attend.
  • Many education solution providers, funders, researchers, and thought leaders are mission-driven: they do what they do to improve student outcomes.

Bamboo Learning's "Comprehension Through Conversation" EdTech Solution for K-5 Students Gaining Momentum

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Thursday, March 3, 2022 - 3:20pm

All JRCS students in grades K1 have iPads for use at school, making the Bamboo Learning EDU iPad app an excellent fit.

Key Points: 
  • All JRCS students in grades K1 have iPads for use at school, making the Bamboo Learning EDU iPad app an excellent fit.
  • Bamboo Learning also announced today that LearnPlatform, a nationally recognized edtech research company, has certified that the Bamboo Learning EDU solution meets the evidence requirements of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) aligning with Level IV "Demonstrates a Rationale" status.
  • Finally, Bamboo Learning announced that the Anthem Awards have selected Bamboo Learning as a Bronze winner in the category of Education Innovation.
  • Connect with Bamboo Learning and learn more at: http://www.bamboolearning.com , Instagram: @learnwithbamboo , Facebook: facebook.com/BambooLearning , Twitter: @learnwithbamboo , YouTube: bamboolearning.com/youtube

BrightChamps among GSV Ventures' 2022 picks for 'Most Transformative EdTech Companies'

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 1:30pm

PANJIM, India, Jan. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightChamps, an EdTech company that provides next-gen life skills to children, has been included in the prestigious GSV EdTech 150 list.

Key Points: 
  • PANJIM, India, Jan. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightChamps, an EdTech company that provides next-gen life skills to children, has been included in the prestigious GSV EdTech 150 list.
  • BrightChamps was chosen from over 3,000 VC and PE-backed private companies, after evaluating parameters like revenue scale, revenue growth, user reach, geographic diversification, and margins profile.
  • Ravi Bhushan, Founder and CEO, BrightChamps, said, "It's an honor to be on the list.
  • The company is now looking to host 'Olympiads' and 'Hackathons', while continuing to lead the global digital education market.

Bloomz Voted the Best Solution for Unified Communications and Family Engagement at the Supes' Choice Awards by Superintendents Across the Country

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 7:22pm

Bloomz named winner of the inaugural 2021 Supes' Choice Awards in the Communications and Family Engagement category.

Key Points: 
  • Bloomz named winner of the inaugural 2021 Supes' Choice Awards in the Communications and Family Engagement category.
  • The Supes' Choice Awards are the only industry awards judged exclusively by school district superintendents.
  • This is where Bloomz comes in, the ONLY centralized, all-in-one solution for district to classroom communication and everything in between!
  • "Bloomz supports our goal of promoting family engagement and community partnerships, providing opportunities for communication and participation holistically."