Education

ProLiteracy to Host National Conference on Adult Education in San Antonio, Texas

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 8:00pm

b'SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ProLiteracy will host their biennial conference on Adult Education in San Antonio, Texas, September 20-22.

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  • b'SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ProLiteracy will host their biennial conference on Adult Education in San Antonio, Texas, September 20-22.
  • "The 2021 ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Education in San Antonio, Texas, will be an opportunity for adult literacy professionals to learn about the latest trends in adult education and network with other program leaders from around the country.
  • "\nProLiteracy is the largest adult literacy and basic education nonprofit membership organization in the nation.
  • ProLiteracy advocates on behalf of adult learners and the programs that serve them, provides training and professional development, and publishes materials used in adult literacy and basic education instruction.

University of Phoenix to Host Webcast Panel on Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 8:30pm

b'University of Phoenix today announced they will host a diversity webcast panel on Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), May 20, 2021 from 2:00 \xe2\x80\x93 3:30 PM ET.

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  • b'University of Phoenix today announced they will host a diversity webcast panel on Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), May 20, 2021 from 2:00 \xe2\x80\x93 3:30 PM ET.
  • The survey found that more than two in five employed adults (44%) have asked for at least one workplace accommodation due to disability.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThis must be a part of diversity and inclusion programs for universities and businesses.\xe2\x80\x9d\nOpening remarks will be given by Andrea Smiley, Vice President of Public Relations at University of Phoenix.
  • We serve a diverse student population, offering degree programs at select locations across the U.S. as well as online.

Homeschoolers Across the Country to Participate in Inaugural Virtual High School Graduation Celebration

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 8:37pm

"\nGraduates must live in the United States and have satisfied the graduation requirements within their state of residence to participate in this celebration.

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  • "\nGraduates must live in the United States and have satisfied the graduation requirements within their state of residence to participate in this celebration.
  • Registration to participate must be received by Sunday, May 30, 2021 at midnight (EDT).
  • Participating students will receive a Graduation Kit filled with fun favors to help them celebrate at home.
  • Parents use the popular platform to reinforce key concepts during summer, supplement school work, or as a main academic curriculum for homeschooling.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/homeschoolers-across-the-country...\n'

National Heritage Academies Educator Named 2021 MI Charter Teacher of the Year

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 7:19pm

b'GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On the Friday of National Charter Schools Week , May 14, 2021, Michigan\'s Charter School Association, MAPSA , announced its Annual MI Charter School Awards winners.\nNational Heritage Academies \' (NHA) Jordan Dischinger-Smedes, AP Environmental Science and human anatomy teacher at Grand River Preparatory High School , was named the 2021 MI Charter Teacher of the Year!

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  • b'GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On the Friday of National Charter Schools Week , May 14, 2021, Michigan\'s Charter School Association, MAPSA , announced its Annual MI Charter School Awards winners.\nNational Heritage Academies \' (NHA) Jordan Dischinger-Smedes, AP Environmental Science and human anatomy teacher at Grand River Preparatory High School , was named the 2021 MI Charter Teacher of the Year!
  • "They\'re both extraordinary educators in any year, but this year, they\'ve taken things to another level.
  • "\nEvery year, MAPSA\'s Charter School Awards provide a platform to highlight outstanding educators in Michigan\'s charter schools.
  • Michigan houses more than 10,000 charter school teachers and over 1,500 charter administrators.

SkillAngels announces Free Access to "Skills of the Future" Assessments for school students

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 4:15pm

b'CHENNAI, India, May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Amidst the pandemic, schools, parents, and educational leaders have increasingly accepted the importance of self-directed learning and the power of innovation.

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  • b'CHENNAI, India, May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Amidst the pandemic, schools, parents, and educational leaders have increasingly accepted the importance of self-directed learning and the power of innovation.
  • They are now looking to equip young minds with solid cognitive foundations for holistic development.
  • HOTS is the fundamental foundation for the Skills of the Future and applicable across domains, be it academic, language, coding, robotics, sports, or music, to cite a few examples.
  • While knowledge does not sum up intelligence, skills plus knowledge does."

Code42 Makes Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of Best Workplaces for 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:15pm

b'Code42 , the Insider Risk Management leader, has been named to Inc. magazine\xe2\x80\x99s annual list of the Best Workplaces for the second year in a row.

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  • b'Code42 , the Insider Risk Management leader, has been named to Inc. magazine\xe2\x80\x99s annual list of the Best Workplaces for the second year in a row.
  • Employee feedback on the Inc. Best Workplaces survey ranked Code42 highly for employee engagement, development opportunities and collaboration.
  • Code42 was recognized by Inc. magazine as one of America\xe2\x80\x99s best workplaces in 2020.
  • Code42, the Code42 logo and Incydr are registered trademarks or trademarks of Code42 Software, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

Accomplished Class of STEM Teachers Selected as Albert Einstein Educator Fellows

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2:26pm

b'Eighteen K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers from across the United States have been named 2021-2022 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows.

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  • b'Eighteen K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers from across the United States have been named 2021-2022 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows.
  • Federal agencies and U.S. Congressional Offices will benefit from Fellows\xe2\x80\x99 real-world experiences as educators.
  • In return, Einstein Fellows will gain understanding of the role of the Federal Government in the U.S. education enterprise, knowledge of resources available to students and educators, and broader perspectives on national education issues that can be applied to the classroom or to leadership positions in their districts or elsewhere.\nThe AEF Program, now celebrating its 31st year of operation, is managed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science\xe2\x80\x99s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists in collaboration with the sponsoring agencies and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE).\nSponsoring agencies for the 2021-2022 Einstein Fellows include DOE, the Library of Congress, the Department of Defense, the US Geological Survey, the Smithsonian Institution, the Department of Interior, the Department of Homeland Security, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • In addition to sponsoring placements at DOE headquarters, DOE sponsors five placements in U.S. Congressional offices.\nThe Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a world-class DOE institute designed to strengthen a scientific workforce; promote the integrity of scientific research through peer review; provide 24/7 medical response to radiation accidents; evaluate human health data to protect workers from occupational hazards; and conduct independent environmental cleanup assessments.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005330/en/\n'

Insight School of Kansas to Celebrate 2021 Graduates

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2:30pm

b'Insight School of Kansas (ISKS), a full-time public school program of the Spring Hill Unified School District, will celebrate the 167 members of the Class of 2021 during an in-person commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2021.\n\xe2\x80\x9cNo matter a student\xe2\x80\x99s path to graduation, it is a recognition deserving of a celebration,\xe2\x80\x9d said ISKS Head of School Cassandra Barton.

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  • b'Insight School of Kansas (ISKS), a full-time public school program of the Spring Hill Unified School District, will celebrate the 167 members of the Class of 2021 during an in-person commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2021.\n\xe2\x80\x9cNo matter a student\xe2\x80\x99s path to graduation, it is a recognition deserving of a celebration,\xe2\x80\x9d said ISKS Head of School Cassandra Barton.
  • As part of the Kansas public school system, ISKS is tuition-free and gives parents and families the choice to school from home using curriculum provided by K12, a Stride company (NYSE: LRN) (formerly K12 Inc.).
  • Stride offers learners of all ages a more effective way to learn and build their skills for the future.
  • For more information about ISKS, visit ks.insightschools.net .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005121/en/\n'

KLAS Research Awards High Ratings to uPerform, the Leading Healthcare Digital Learning Platform

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'ANCILE Solutions , the company behind the market-leading Digital Learning Platform uPerform\xc2\xae, was featured in the KLAS\xc2\xae First Look report on Disrupting Traditional Software Training released today.

Key Points: 
  • b'ANCILE Solutions , the company behind the market-leading Digital Learning Platform uPerform\xc2\xae, was featured in the KLAS\xc2\xae First Look report on Disrupting Traditional Software Training released today.
  • In addition to a 100% overall customer satisfaction rating, every respondent agreed they would purchase uPerform again.
  • The KLAS mission is to improve the world\xe2\x80\x99s healthcare by amplifying the voice of providers and payers.
  • KLAS finds the hard-to-get HIT data by building strong relationships with our payer and provider friends in the industry.

Deadline for Earnest Scholarship Only 6 Weeks Away

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

b"SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Fintech pioneer Earnest is offering $250,000 in student scholarshipsand the deadline is only 6 weeks away!

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  • b"SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Fintech pioneer Earnest is offering $250,000 in student scholarshipsand the deadline is only 6 weeks away!
  • As a provider of student loans and refinancing options, the company has built a scholarship program to give back to the community they serve.
  • The current round of scholarships is available for students enrolled in the upcoming Fall term at a Title IV U.S. university.\nThe deadline for applications is June 30, 2021.
  • Now in the fourth round of scholarship distribution, for every student loan Earnest refinances, a percentage of the earnings are funneled toward the scholarship program.\nStudents, parents, guardians, and other interested parties are encouraged to visit the Earnest Scholarship page for more information.