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Cursive is Cool Handwriting Contest 2020

7th Annual ‘Cursive is Cool’ Handwriting Contest Kicks Off for 2020

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For some it is a "secret code," for others it is simply cursive handwriting. The annual Cursive is Cool contests kick off on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year in honor of John Hancock's birthday, the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced today.
Kevin Melvin of EPIC

EPIC Welcomes Kevin Melvin as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kevin Melvin has joined the firm as Director of the firm's Southeast Charter School Practice.

Prairie State College’s William Berkley Recognized with Annual JV Educational Consultants Award

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prairie State College (PSC) coordinator of Male Success Initiative (MSI) William Berkley recently was recognized with the 2019 Dr. Twitty J. Styles Leadership Award from JV Educational Consultants.

Gallup-McKinley County Schools in New Mexico Selects Synergy Education Platform

GALLUP, N.M., Jan. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gallup-McKinley County Schools (GMCS) has selected the industry-leading Synergy(r) Education Platform by Edupoint Educational Systems for its K-12 student information management needs. The district's Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Special Education, and Synergy Analytics in a cloud-hosted environment.

HexGn Study: Startup Investors Shun Asia in 2019 and Flock to Americas and Europe

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HexGn released a study of the funding trends in the global startup ecosystem in 2019; the team analyzed over 60,000 deals and one million data points for the report.

First Generation Students Land Big Scholarships with Online College Planning Curriculum

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two students will be enjoying a dream Christmas, the Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today. On December 1, Grayson High School senior, Bre'an Moore, received a congratulatory email from Carleton College, ranked #7 on the 2020 US News and World Reports Liberal Arts College Rankings, offering her admission and a scholarship valued at over $280,000 over 4 years.
Staff and campers at Camp Galileo 2018

Galileo Learning Announces 2019 Spark Innovation Scholarship Winners for Aspiring Educators

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Three university students who are aspiring educators have been awarded Galileo's 2019 Spark Innovation Scholarship. Each winning student will receive $1000 to apply to their own educational endeavors. This year's winners are Jessica Cheng (University of California, Berkeley), Leah Nadir (Scripps College) and Cloey Stump (University of Redlands).

LBA Ware Launches CompenSafe University to Help Lenders Achieve Their Compensation Plan Management Objectives

MACON, Ga., Dec. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, today announced the launch of CompenSafe University (CSU), a two-day training program designed to help lenders derive additional value from their investment in CompenSafe.
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

EPIC Adds Aaron Zetterower in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aaron Zetterower has joined the firm as Principal of the firm's Southwest Risk Management Practice.

Aaron Schwen joins EPIC in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aaron Schwen has joined the firm as Client Advocate of the firm's Southwest Risk Management Practice.

Cottage Cooking Adds Baking Class to its Schedule Lineup

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 9, 2019 SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cottage Cooking, known for their dinner-party style cooking classes, has recently expanded into offering daytime baking classes. Founders, John Godts and Liisa Andreassen, recently attended some baking classes at the King Arthur Flour Baking School in Norwich, Vermont, and are excited to share what they learned.
Kaiser Santa Clara Staff at Bay Area Medical Academy

Bay Area Medical Academy Apprenticeship Provides Effective Pathway for Kaiser Permanente Employees to Upgrade Their Job Skills

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bay Area Medical Academy, SEIU UHW-West, and the SEIU-UHW & Joint Employer Education Fund (the Education Fund) have announced today that they have partnered to offer Medical Assistant Apprenticeship training to Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara employees.

Edupoint Announces 4th Annual ‘Partner for Life’ Award Co-Recipients: Oregon’s High Desert Education Service District and Beaverton School District

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, is pleased to announce that Rachel Wente-Chaney, CIO for High Desert Education Service District (HDESD) in Redmond, Oregon, and Steven Langford, CIO for Beaverton School District (BSD) in Beaverton, Oregon, have been selected as co-recipients of the company's 2019 Partner For Life Award.
Whynde Kuehn and William M. Ulrich of BAA

Business Architecture Associates Announces its 2020 Schedule for Business Training Packages

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Business Architecture Associates, Inc. (BAA) is pleased to announce its public, in-house, and online business architecture training options for 2020. BAA has trained industry professionals across the globe in all aspects of business architecture, enhancing their ability to deliver value to their organizations while advancing their professional skills.

United States Air Force Partners with UniverseIT and Classe365

SUGARLAND, Texas, Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- UniverseIT is excited to announce a new partnership with the United States Air Force (USAF) which encompasses serving three training schools - the Air Ground Operations School (AGOS); Weapons School (USAFWS); and Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School (AMMOS).

Paragon Gives Hosts Pearl Buck Preschool’s Family Christmas Carnival

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck, Inc. initiative, announces their annual holiday event, "A Night to Remember," for the children and families of Eugene Pearl Buck Preschool and Family Supports Program. "A Night to Remember" is a fun and festive holiday event with this year's theme being a Christmas Carnival, which will bring a touch of holiday cheer, through carnival games, a bounce house, a photo booth with Santa and Mrs. Claus and much more.

Paragon Gives Announces Call for 2020 Koch Kellan Scholarship Applicants

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck, Inc. initiative, is excited to announce a call for applications for the 2020 Koch Kellan Scholarship worth $10,000. This annual scholarship is awarded to one (1) outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

Casita Maria Celebrates Garifuna Culture with Gallery Exhibition and Public Programming

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education and Garifuna Coalition USA, Inc. are delighted to announce Garifuna Intangible Heritage, an exhibition celebrating the cultural expression of the Garifuna people of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, St Vincent and the Grenadines and the United States. The art gallery exhibition and related public programs comprise the Winter season of ¡CelebrARTE!, Casita Maria's South Bronx arts and culture series.

SMATCOE launches ‘SMATCOE Reach Across the USA’ to provide live online SAT/ACT Prep to students all over the country

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Science, Math, and Technology Center of Excellence (SMATCOE), an academic learning center based in metro Houston, Texas, today announced that it is launching a campaign to reach students all over America who plan to take the SAT and/or ACT college entrance exams. SMATCOE will provide live online training sessions (using GoToMeeting) to help students prepare for these tests.

Venturist, Inc’s New Prometheus Video Strategy Program Is Now Available for Use by Individuals and Companies of All Sizes

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Venturist, Incorporated announced today that its new Prometheus Strategy video course is now open for subscription. The Prometheus Process is designed explicitly so that companies and individuals can learn the process and use it to build and execute winning strategies that they understand and to which they are committed.
Shincheonji Graduates 2019

Shincheonji church of Jesus Graduates 100,000 Students Worldwide, from San Francisco to South Korea

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On November 10, 2019, Shincheonji church of Jesus, the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony held one of the world's largest graduation with the count of 103,764 graduates. In addition to the 100,000 graduates in South Korea, it was also held simultaneously around the world from school locations in Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the United States.
Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course

Record Sponsor and Fellow-Young Surgeon Turnout Expected for 9th Annual Spine IEP Course 2019

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc., a developer of e-learning technology for the medical device industry, will have a record turnout of medical device and biotech companies at its 9th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program).
Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs

Celebrity Chris Spencer Partners with Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs on 2019 Golfing for Families Charity Event in Sun Valley

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an historic move, on Monday November 11, 2019 Veterans Day, Golfing for Families and Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs will hold its fourth annual charity event in Sun Valley at Angeles National Golf course. This year's event will be hosted by Celebrity Comedian / Producer Chris Spencer and friends.
Haibu Zoohackathon

Haibu partners with the US Dept. of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs on ‘Zoohackathon’

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Haibu is an award-winning series of books, films, cartoons and video games that promotes wildlife conservation around the world. Haibu has partnered with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) on Zoohackathon, a global competition to develop new and innovative technology tools to fight wildlife trafficking.

Tessa International School, the only International School in Northern New Jersey, to celebrate diversity on the upcoming United Nations Day

HOBOKEN, N.Y., Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The only international school in Northern New Jersey, Tessa International School celebrates diversity and prepares its students to be active citizens of our world. On Thursday, October 24, 2019 in Hoboken, New Jersey, Tessa International School will celebrate United Nations Day. United Nations Day acknowledges the UN Charter initially signed by 50 countries on October 24,1945 intending to achieve peace and justice.

Independent Research Proves Kids Read Now Reading Program Eliminates Summer Slide

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to an independent study of the program's efficacy, Kids Read Now (KRN), a leading K-3 reading program designed to combat summer slide, completely negates summer reading losses for low-income students when fully implemented.

Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE) Announces Upcoming CAFE 2019 Fundraising Gala

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE) fundraising affair will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The CAFE 2019 Fundraising Gala is a black-tie affair that will feature headliner performances by world-acclaimed artists David Rudder, known as the Calypso King of the World, and Allison Hinds, aka the Queen of Caribbean Soca.
UNICHECK cheating check technology

Unicheck Releases Advanced Cheating Detection to Help Educators Uncover Digital Trickery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Unicheck, a versatile plagiarism and cheating prevention solution that helps educators worldwide create well-educated students, announced the launch of their advanced digital cheating detection, which spots intricate, tech-enabled cheating endeavors.

Cabrini High School and the American Italian Cultural Center Co-hosts Fundraising Gala in Honor of Saint Frances Cabrini’s Contributions to New...

NEW ORLEANS, La., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The influence of Saint Frances Cabrini, the first American citizen Saint, and her Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart has been felt in New Orleans since 1892. Besides the daily work of helping the unfortunate, Saint Cabrini established two orphanages, the larger of which became Cabrini High School in 1959.

Media Advisory: Byte Back Brings National Digital Inclusion Week to DC with Congresswoman Norton and Mayor Bowser

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Local residents and nationally known digital inclusion leaders are celebrating National Digital Inclusion Week October 7 to 11. Though Washington, D.C. is a capital of innovation and technology, the District still struggles with a stark digital divide. Byte Back is a nationally recognized tech nonprofit that has led digital inclusion in the D.C. area for more than 20 years.

Jump$tart Coalition’s 2019 National Educator Conference Is Sold Out

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Jump$tart Coalition's 2019 National Educator Conference - an all-scholarship event for personal finance teachers - is sold out. The conference, set for November 1 - 3, 2019 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, is underwritten by the Cornell-Douglas Foundation, Experian, and the Wells Fargo Foundation and many other generous sponsors, which enable 350 teachers from across the country to attend the event on a scholarship that covers their hotel stay, meals and full participation in the event.
Nerissa Sardi of Galileo Learning

Galileo Learning Names Nerissa Sardi as New VP of Marketing

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galileo Learning, one of America's largest and fastest-growing summer day camp providers, has named Nerissa Sardi its new Vice President of Marketing. Galileo operates 100+ summer camp programs throughout California and Illinois.

Sierra Nevada Education Launches Can-Ed App to the Public for Cannabis Education and Job Training

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sierra Nevada Education, located in Las Vegas, Nevada has delivered the world's first cannabis education and training app on IOS and Android to the public - delivering cutting edge cannabis education and job training. The Can-Ed App is launching with a free course available to everyone titled - "How To Get A Job In The Cannabis Industry."

Bethel School District in Washington Selects Synergy Student Information System

SPANAWAY, Wash., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bethel School District (BSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Student Information System (SIS) by Edupoint(r) Educational Systems for its K-12 student data management needs. The district's Synergy solution will include Synergy Online Registration and cloud hosting to serve over 19,000 K-12 students in the Seattle metropolitan area.
Galileo HQ in the Morning

Galileo Learning Joins 100Kin10 Partners Ahead of Network, Goal of Training 100,000 New STEM Teachers by 2021

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 100Kin10, a national organization dedicated to solving the STEM teacher shortage by 2021, announced this month that Galileo joins 40 other new programmatic partners in its ranks this year. In addition to Galileo, new partners include Chicago Public Schools, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Council of Chief State School Officers, among others.

Business Architecture Training Series Coming to Dallas

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Business Architecture Associates (BAA) a leading company in business architecture training established 2015, announced today its 5-day, "Business Architecture Boot Camp" training this Fall in Dallas, Texas
Lincoln Law School of San Jose

Lincoln Law School of San Jose Celebrates Its 100th Year

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A Centennial celebration will be held September 12, 2019 at the Capital Club in San Jose to commemorate Lincoln Law School of San Jose's 100 years providing affordable legal education to working adults.

Prime Retail Services Congratulates Leadership Program Graduates and Announces Release of New Self-Directed Online Leadership Training

FENTON, Mich., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prime Retail Services will be presenting certificates to their two graduates from their in-house leadership training called L.E.A.D. (Leadership Empowerment and Development). Prime is now in the process of developing what they are calling L.E.A.D. 2.0 which will be an online self-directed training program for all employees from field techs to the leadership team.

Collaboration to Help Minnesota High School Students Improve Mental Health

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two Minnesota education organizations are combining forces in an effort to battle the student mental health crisis by offering an innovative online course with embedded daily coaching. Minnesota Virtual Schools has contracted with EmpowerU LLC to offer this credit-bearing social-emotional wellness course to any Minnesota high school student as part of their regular school day - for no additional fee. (VIDEO)

Brent Grablachoff Appoints 3 New Coaches to Kicking World Staff

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kicking World expanded its reach today by deploying three new coaches who will service the football enthused states of New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Owner Brent Grablachoff made the announcement. (VIDEO)
FeelSpace app from FeelU

Calling All School Administrators in Special Education: Expand the Reach of Mental Health Counseling for Students – FeelSpace App

FULLERTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Depression, isolation, bullying, anxiety, substance abuse, suicides, and school shootings are more prevalent today than ever before," said FeelSpace(TM) App creators, father and son co-founders, Aftab Jiwani and Amaan Jiwani, of FeelU Inc.

Ray Varner Ford, in Partnership with Ford Motor Company, Donates Ford Focus to Anderson County High School

CLINTON, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ray Varner, along with executives from Ford Motor Company's Atlanta region stopped by and left Anderson County Career and Technical Center (ACCTC) with Anderson County Schools the keys to a 2013 Ford Focus SE. The vehicle was chosen to be donated in order for students with ACCTC to disassemble and reassemble as part of skill training in Auto Mechanic Maintenance and Repairs.

Associated Colleges of Illinois’ Colleges and Universities Contribute More than $3.5 Billion to Illinois Economy, Updated Figures Show

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Associated Colleges of Illinois' (ACI) 26 member colleges and universities contributed an economic value of more than $3.5 billion to the Illinois economy, according to updated, publicly available information compiled by ACI. In addition, the member schools employed more than 34,000 people, enrolled nearly 70,000 students and provided $900 million in financial aid.

HS Football Preview: The Top Kickers in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The largest instructional kicking camp in the country, Kicking World, announced its 2019 list of the top kickers in Texas. "The best HS kickers and punters are in the great state of Texas. This year's list not only encompasses the best prep specialists in Texas, but some of the top kickers in the country," said Brent Grablachoff, owner of Kicking World.

OpenSciEd Partners with Kendall Hunt Publishing

DUBUQUE, Iowa, Aug. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kendall Hunt is excited to announce they have been chosen as the manufacturing and distribution partner for OpenSciEd, a leader in the science Open Education Resource space.

Coding School Start-Up for Kids and Teens Finds Success in Massachusetts, Opens New Location in Natick

NATICK, Mass., Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CS Recitations, a start-up coding school for kids and teens, announces the opening of a new location on Michigan Drive in Natick. What started in 2017 as a modest one-room school aimed at providing computer science classes to local students has doubled enrollment every year, leading to the opening of a new, larger facility this September.

White Pine Ranked #1 East Idaho Charter School by SDE

AMMON, Idaho, Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- White Pine Charter School (WPCS) is pleased to announce their ranking as the highest-performing charter school in East Idaho by the Idaho State Department of Education (SDE). The SDE also rated White Pine as the fifth-highest East Idaho school overall, and among the highest 10% of schools statewide.

Exploring Black and Afro-Latinx female identity with RESPECT: gallery exhibition, workshops, and discussions

BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is delighted to announce the opening of "RESPECT," an exhibition celebrating Black and Afro-Latinx womanhood. The art gallery exhibition and related public programs comprise the Fall season of "CelebrARTE," Casita Maria's arts and culture event series celebrating the South Bronx community and the art it has inspired.
FeelSpace app from FeelU

When it to Comes to Mental Health Support for Teens and School Safety, Educators Need to do More Connecting with Students...

FULLERTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Depression, isolation, bullying, anxiety, substance abuse, suicides, and school shootings are more prevalent today than ever before," said FeelSpace App creators, father and son co-founders, Aftab Jiwani and Amaan Jiwani, from FeelU, Inc.

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.

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