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Current Builders In-house Training Program Transforms Hourly Laborers into Superintendents

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The national labor shortage is hitting the construction industry with an especially hard punch, but South Florida's Current Builders has developed a transformative program to help alleviate the crisis. CB University is a free, bilingual, in-house program that educates motivated workers who want to advance to the next level.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Household Debt Community Forum in Shreveport

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Louisiana Appleseed recently released its report, "A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt," which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Shreveport.

New Book ‘School of Errors’ Exposes Unsustainable School Safety Industry Spending Spree

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "School of Errors - Rethinking School Safety in America" (ISBN: 978-1475837445), authored by David P. Perrodin, Ph.D., and published by Rowman & Littlefield, is being touted as "the most honest book ever written about the $3 billion school safety industrial complex." (VIDEO)

Byte Back Partners to Offer a Free Pathway to College Credits

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Byte Back and Saylor Academy announced a new partnership today to expand free college opportunities for adults preparing for living-wage careers. Byte Back students, most of whom are unemployed when they start, will be able to save thousands of dollars on degrees by using Saylor Academy's free online college-credit courses.
Galileo Summer Camps

Galileo Learning Reaches Record-Breaking Financial Assistance Goal

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galileo Learning, an award-winning summer day camp provider and leader in the K-8 education space, continues to prioritize making high-caliber programs accessible to underserved kids. This month, Galileo hit a milestone in this effort by awarding over 10,000 sessions of financial assistance in one summer.

C Diff Foundation with Leading Gastroenterologists Paul Feuerstadt, MD and Caterina Oneto, MD Announce Clinic Dedicated For C.difficile

HAMDEN, Conn., Aug. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation, a one hundred percent volunteer, world renowned 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization announced today that the Foundation will offer the first ever clinic sponsored by the C Diff Foundation and dedicated to patients diagnosed and recovering from a C. difficile infection (CDI).
Edupoint Student Information System

Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland Selects Synergy Education Platform by Edupoint

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has selected the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform by Edupoint(R) Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs. The district's cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Online Registration, Synergy MTSS, and Synergy Special Education. MCPS serves more than 163,000 students across 207 schools.
The Everest Foundation

The Everest Foundation Supports Puerto Rico’s Teaching Hospitals Post-Hurricane Maria

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's been nearly two years since the deadly impact of Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm that devastated Puerto Rico, Dominica and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A vital part of the region's infrastructure, medical facilities, were among the hardest hit. The Everest Foundation was one of the only non-profit, private foundations focused on helping Puerto Rico's main University Teaching Hospital get back on its feet.
Bay Area Elder Care Boot Camp

Absolute Trust Counsel Launches Contra Costa County Elder Advocacy and Law Boot Camp

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As the number of aging American 65 and older continues to rise, so does the need to support our elder community care systems to protect quality of life for as long as possible. Taking leadership in addressing these issues is estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel and the launch of its Elder Advocacy & Law Boot Camp this fall.

Student Solutions announces strategic partnership with SC Teachers, College Education Majors, and College Professor

SPARTANBURG, S.C., July 25 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Student Solutions, a team of teachers, college education majors, and a college professor, launch a Summer Literacy Camp. Directed by Limestone College professor Dr. Teresa White, the Summer Literacy Camp offers a solution to the "summer slide," the tendency for students to lose some of the reading achievement gains made during the school year.

Kapor Center Awards $1 Million to Fund Diversity in Tech – Byte Back Awarded $100,000 in National Tech Done Right Challenge

OAKLAND, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Kapor Center announced the winners of its inaugural $1 million Tech Done Right Challenge grant competition, including the Washington D.C. non-profit, Byte Back. The challenge identified 10 social impact organizations who are building a more diverse and inclusive tech economy locally and nationally. Each winning organization will receive a $100,000 grant.
Treadstone 71 Releases its 2019 CyberIntelligence and CounterIntelligence Training Roadmap

Treadstone 71 Releases its 2019 Cyber Intel and CounterIntelligence Training Roadmap for Threat Analysts

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Treadstone 71, the leading cyber and threat intelligence tradecraft company, today announced the Treadstone 71 Intelligence Roadmap. The new education program includes in-depth training along the cyber threat intelligence and counterintelligence lifecycles covering each phase in detail.
Gulf Coast State College FL

USI Establishes UAS Training Center of Excellence in Collaboration with Gulf Coast State College

ORLANDO, Fla., July 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) announced today that they will be establishing the first-in-the-nation Unmanned Safety Institute - Center of Excellence, a remote pilot training and safety certification center, at Gulf Coast State College (GCSC) in Port St. Joe, Florida.

Gainesville Dev Academy Launches Income Share Agreements to Expand Access to Professional Development Programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla., July 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gainesville Dev Academy, a Florida company that offers professional advancement training for Web and Mobile application development, has announced today the launch of an Income Share Agreement program. Through this program, Gainesville Dev Academy will now offer students the ability to undergo training and pay their tuition only when they have completed the program and have achieved gainful employment.
Amaan Jiwani of Feel U

New FeelU Mobile App Addresses Mental Health Support for Teens and Adolescents

FULLERTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Depression, isolation, bullying, anxiety, suicides, and school shootings are more prevalent today than ever before," says the 17-year-old high school junior and the co-founder of FeelU, Amaan Jiwani.

Execs in Tech launches a new professional development program for IT Leaders

HOUSTON, Texas, June 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Execs in Tech announced they will begin enrollment in their LeadIT program at their Houston chapter monthly member meetup luncheon. The LeadIT program is a self-paced, mentor lead, curriculm of "on-the-job" projects that IT professionals complete to help them be better in the job that they are in, while preparing for the job that they want.
Galileo CEO Glen Tripp

Galileo Learning Founder Glen Tripp Joins Prestigious Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galileo Learning, one of America's largest and fastest growing summer day camp providers, announced today that its Founder and CEO, Glen Tripp, is one of 25 individuals who will join the Pahara community of leaders this Fall. This highly dynamic and influential cohort is designed to support and challenge diverse, innovative leaders who are reimagining America's public schools.
Synergy Edtech Breakthrough Award

Synergy SIS by Edupoint Wins 2019 ‘Student Information System of the Year’ Category in EdTech Breakthrough Awards

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has won the 2019 EdTech Breakthrough Awards "Student Information System Solution of the Year" for its Synergy Student Information System (SIS).

Edupoint Educational Systems Makes ‘Top Companies to Work for in Arizona’ List for the Fourth Year

MESA, Ariz., June 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, an industry leader in K-12 student information and learning management, has once again earned a spot among the 2019 azcentral.com(R) Top Companies to Work for In Arizona. The 2019 list marks the fourth time Edupoint has been recognized.

ACI employment data shows at least 23,000 Illinois college alumni working for top companies

CHICAGO, Ill., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At least 23,000 alumni of Illinois independent colleges and universities are working for 145 top employers throughout the state, according to findings from a three-month research project conducted by Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI). ACI is a Chicago-based nonprofit that serves 27 independent higher education institutions.

Utica Education Launches New Website for the UCS Community

UTICA, Mich., June 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Utica Education Association, the second largest teachers union in Michigan and its 1,400 educators, has launched a dynamic new website at UEAeducation.com which will become a clearing house for parent and community information.

Chester Charter Scholars Academy, FKA The Chester Charter School for the Arts, will graduate its first-ever senior class

CHESTER, Pa., June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chester Charter Scholars Academy (CCSA) to Graduate 100% of First-Ever Senior Class, June 10, 2019, 1 p.m., Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College (by invitation only).
ActivityHero summer camp

1,000 Summer Camp Scholarships Available to California Children Through ActivityHero Camp & Class Marketplace

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- or the first time, families who struggle to make ends meet can apply for multiple summer camp scholarships with ActivityHero's simple online registration. Over 1,000 scholarships are available at 50 summer camps for as little as $20.
Nayah STEAM for Kids

Nayah STEAM for Kids – Nayah Solutions, Inc. announces California launch of free calendar for STEAM events for kids

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nayah Solutions, Inc., an educational training company, announces the launch of Nayah STEAM for Kids, a free calendar that lists science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) events in the San Francisco Bay area.

Celebrating Culture in Annual South Bronx Festival

BRONX, N.Y., May 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education, and Council Member Rafael Salamanca, Jr., are proud to present the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2019: retroACTIVO. The festival will last from May 24 to June 29, and will include multiple family-friendly events throughout the South Bronx, presented in partnership with community-based organizations, art institutions, health providers, and city agencies.

Bryan University to Hold Public Informational Meeting about Health Career Training

ROGERS, Ark., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Due to ongoing demand for qualified healthcare professionals in northwest Arkansas, Bryan University will be holding a public informational meeting about healthcare training programs offered at both its Rogers campus and via the institution's online division.

Mohima Sanyal Named 2019 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., May 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today that Mohima Sanyal has been named its 2019 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care/

KU Researchers Get an Assist to Bring Technologies to Market

KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SHARPhub , an initiative piloting at the University of Kansas, has selected its first cohort of nine companies that will receive one-on-one help preparing proposals for research funding through the federal SBIR/STTR programs.
Edupoint Student Information System

The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum Selects Edupoint Synergy Education Platform

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Purchasing the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform has just become easier for OETC Consortium member school districts in California, Washington, and Alaska. Following a rigorous competitive bid process, the OETC Consortium selected Synergy Student Information System (SIS) by Edupoint(R) Educational Systems and the full ecosystem of Synergy modules that work with Synergy SIS to make up Synergy Education Platform.

Klemchuk LLP 15th Annual Ethics CLE

DALLAS, Texas, April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Klemchuk LLP, a leading litigation, intellectual property (IP), and business law firm, announces that the Klemchuk LLP 15th Annual Ethics CLE will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019, in Dallas, Texas.

Lady Pink and Casita Maria Create Mural Celebrating Hunts Point Pride

BRONX, N.Y., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education and Council Member Rafael Salamanca, Jr. are proud to present a new mural by The First Lady of Graffiti, Lady Pink. We are excited to announce that she will paint the next mural on the facade of Casita Maria, located at 928 Simpson Street, Bronx, NY! She'll be painting May 11, 12, and 19, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (contact Luis Pagan directly for rain dates).

BU’s ‘Holmes Legacy’ Staged Reading Unveils Virtual TV Series

BOSTON, Mass., April 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sherlock Holmes fans! Boston University writers created a new TV series based on Stephen King's "The Doctor's Case" short story. "Holmes Legacy: The Doctor's Cases" is a six-episode drama about an older Dr. John Watson, who uses his memories of Sherlock Holmes to foil a new Moriarty and protect present-day London. Experience the live staged reading by professional actors at WBUR's CitySpace from 12-3 p.m. on April 27-28, 2019.

Oak Hills Local Schools Expects to Save More Than $32,000 Annually Through Lighting Upgrade with Energy Optimizers, USA

DAYTON, Ohio, April 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oak Hills Local School District, in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, will upgrade all interior lighting to LED systems for an expected savings of more than $32,000 annually.

Local Illinois Woman to Compete in Mrs. Illinois America Pageant

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Founder and CEO of The LINK Scholarship, a 501(c)(3) Organization, has been a local Crystal Lake resident of 13 years. The LINK Scholarship is proud to announce that Monica Furlong, has recently been selected to compete in the 2019 Mrs. Illinois America Pageant. She currently holds the title of Mrs. Crystal Lake Illinois.

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for THE KITCHEN DSM presented by the Justice League of Food (JLF)

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Justice League of Food will welcome supporters, partners, community leaders, and the general public to a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration. Guests will include Governor Kim Reynolds.
Residents Medical

More than 11,000 Medical Residency Applicants Did Not Match Into Residency, says Residents Medical

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 14, 2019 the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) released the list of applicants that applied for a Post Graduate Training slot also known as a medical "Residency." There were just over 44,600 applicants that applied for 35,000 residency positions nationwide, says Residents Medical.

Second Annual Young Artist Showcase at Casita Maria in NYC: Bambula Re-remember

BRONX, N.Y., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education is proud to present Bambula / Re-remember, our 2nd Annual Young Artist Showcase! This multidisciplinary exhibition will include art created by participants in Casita Maria's after-school arts education program during the 2018 - 2019 academic year.

DC Startup Sorcero Brings New Tech to Adult Learners at Byte Back

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Learning technology skills requires technology. That's why Byte Back and Sorcero recently started teaming up to integrate AI software that makes learning and retaining information easier in the tech classroom.

Edupoint Enters Florida with Clay County District Schools’ Selection of its Synergy Education Platform

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Clay County District Schools has selected Edupoint(R) Educational Systems to implement its industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management. The district's cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Learning Management System with RTI/MTSS and Assessment.

Utah’s tech outcomes show the way out of Nation’s Tech Shortage – Bottega give $5M to Support Education

LEHI, Utah, March 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bottega is giving back in a big way to the community that has allowed it to experience tremendous growth. "We've already given more than $5 million of educational programs to high school students and teachers, and have plans to give another $5 million this summer.

City University of Seattle Offers 25 Percent Tuition Scholarship to Art Institute Students

SEATTLE, Wash., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The private, nonprofit City University of Seattle is demonstrating its support for students impacted by the recently announced closure of Art Institute campuses. To assist students seeking options to continue their education, City University of Seattle is offering a 25 percent tuition scholarship to students transferring from any AI campus.
Residents Medical - International Womens Day

Women Doctors Honored for 2019 International Women’s Day by Residents Medical

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Residents Medical, a woman-owned, internationally-renowned graduate medical education organization, is excited to celebrate International Woman's Day on March 8, 2019. Agata Everest, owner, has a special passion for the recognition this day brings to women, worldwide.
Galileo Camps Coming to South Irvine CA

Award-winning Galileo Camps Coming to Wicker Park, Illinois, Summer 2019

CHICAGO, Ill., March 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, will be putting down community roots in Wicker Park this summer at Pritzker Elementary School on July 8, 2019.

Byte Back to Bring Free Tech Career Training to Baltimore

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Byte Back, a growing tech education nonprofit, today announced that Chrissie Powell was named as the organization's Baltimore Site Director, leading the launch of its first expansion outside the Washington, D.C. metro region. This past October, Byte Back won a $1 million CAD ($775,000 USD) TD Ready Challenge grant to expand to Baltimore.

Highline Public Schools in Washington State Selects the Edupoint Synergy Education Platform

BURIEN, Wash., Feb. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Highline Public Schools (HPS) has selected Edupoint(R) Educational Systems to implement the district's industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management and assessment, replacing Illuminate SIS.
Residents Medical

Canada’s Medical Residency Crisis: Canadians are finding it difficult to land medical residencies in Canada and that’s leaving their career in...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Canadians are finding it difficult to land medical residencies in Canada and that's leaving their career in limbo. But there are solutions and working with Residents Medical, an education, preparatory, consulting, and placement organization, is an effective one.

College and Career Expo: Dream It and Be It!

BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present College & Career Expo: Dream It & Be It! The College & Career Expo offers students a chance to learn about higher education and careers they might be interested in.

Ward Henderson Management to Sponsor Scholarship Writing Competition

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Feb. 13. 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taiwan based investment house, Ward Henderson Management is pleased to announce the launch of its annual scholarship essay writing competition. Forming a part of the company's social responsibility program, the competition aims to encourage academically skilled students completing their final year of secondary school to pursue higher education.

With the Parkland Anniversary Upon Us, South Florida Based Security Company Pledges to Donate Safe Rooms to Schools

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- South Florida based security company, FBS - Fortified and Ballistic Security, announces plan to protect schools in honor of the one year anniversary of the Parkland shooting. For years, FBS has been perfecting their safe environments, or The Sanctuary(TM), for luxury homes, and the time has come to give back.

A Great Casita Maria Experience = 1 Workshop + 1 Performance in 1 Day!

BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, in partnership with Pregones Theater, is proud to present "We Have Ire," a free excerpt performance of the multi-disciplinary theater project, on March 9, 2019, 2 - 2:45 p.m. The performance combines spoken word and theater produced by Cuban-American writer, performer, Doris Duke; Artist and San Francisco resident Paul S. Flores.

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