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CESO Finance Taps Ropia Consulting to Bolster Federal Compliance Service Offering for School Districts

CESO Finance entered into an exclusive partnership with Ropia Consulting, led by finance industry veteran Adrienne Mutzenberger, CPA. This strategic partnership enables CESO Finance to assist K-12 school districts in federal compliance as it relates to the administration of federal funds. - August 06, 2022 - CESO

School Innovations & Achievement (SI&A), Leading Producer of K-12 Software and Service Solutions, Welcomes Dr. Tony Wold as the Chief Business Official in Residence

School Innovations & Achievement (SI&A), Leading Producer of K-12 Software and Service Solutions, Welcomes Dr. Tony Wold as the Chief Business Official in Residence

School Innovations & Achievement (SI&A), makers of The Achievement Initiative, the nation’s leading Attendance Management System (AMS), announces Dr. Tony Wold as Chief Business Official (CBO) in Residence. Wold, a well-respected education leader, has served as an Assistant... - July 14, 2022 - School Innovations & Achievement

Entrepreneurial-Driven Individuals Seek Multi-Unit Franchise Opportunities at Leading Children's Cooking School

Entrepreneurial-Driven Individuals Seek Multi-Unit Franchise Opportunities at Leading Children's Cooking School

Young Chefs Academy is witnessing a rise in both new and existing multi-unit franchise partners. According to FRANdata, this form of franchising is on the rise, with 54 percent of all franchised units in the U.S. now controlled by multiple owners. Young Chefs Academy has seen a surge in multi-unit interest, along with 35% same-store revenue increase from 2019 to 2021. Franchise owners have proven their ability to scale the business and want to open a second and third location. - July 07, 2022 - Young Chefs Academy

JKS Financial Sponsors Program to Teach High School Students Investment Skills

JKS Financial Sponsors Program to Teach High School Students Investment Skills

28 Students From Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School Create First Generation Investors Club. - June 30, 2022 - JKS Financial

Cal Coast Cares Foundation Awards $150,000 in Student Scholarships

Cal Coast Cares Foundation Awards $150,000 in Student Scholarships

The Cal Coast Cares Foundation has announced that $150,000 in scholarships has been awarded to support college-bound high school seniors, current or former foster students and current college students in San Diego or Riverside Counties. The non-profit foundation awarded $2,000 scholarships to... - June 29, 2022 - California Coast Credit Union

Foundation Supporting Indigenous Students to Return a Half-Million Dollars to a Catholic Organization

Foundation Supporting Indigenous Students to Return a Half-Million Dollars to a Catholic Organization

The Verna J. Kirkness Education Foundation Board Chair, Tony Williams, plans to announce the Board’s decision to return the $500,000 endowment to the Sisters of Saint Anne and terminate the 4.5-year-long relationship. In his announcement, Tony Williams will explain his Board’s decision... - June 24, 2022 - Verna J. Kirkness Foundation

Tra Publishing to Release "The Rare, Tiny Flower," by Kitty O’Meara

Tra Publishing to Release "The Rare, Tiny Flower," by Kitty O’Meara

A picture book that follows the success of her viral poem and best-selling book about the pandemic. - June 23, 2022 - Tra Publishing

Detroit-Local Marc Davis Publishes New Children's Book, "Finding Nylah's Superpowers," to Help Children Find Their Superpower

Detroit-Local Marc Davis Publishes New Children's Book, "Finding Nylah's Superpowers," to Help Children Find Their Superpower

Finding Nylah’s Superpowers is a funny, compelling, and accessible story that teaches young children about self-worth, bravery, and celebrating their differences. - June 20, 2022 - Marc Davis

Jasmine and José Build a Radio Introduces School-Age Kids to the Science of Radio

ARDC grant will fund publication of a book, kits for 2,240 students, and a field trip for fourth-graders. - June 19, 2022 - Amateur Radio Digital Communications

Skate Buds Fitness Camp Drastically Improves Youth Fitness Levels Through Innovative & Engaging Programming

Skate Buds Fitness Camp Drastically Improves Youth Fitness Levels Through Innovative & Engaging Programming

In October 2021, The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs of Atlanta contracted the consulting services of Aaron Johnson, a self-proclaimed kids’ fitness guru, to improve their students' results on the National Youth Fitness Assessment. Participants were organized into three groups according... - June 16, 2022 - Aaron Johnson Fitness Club International

Twenty-Two New Graduates Become Alumni of MRC’s Manufacturing Leadership Institute (MLI)

Twenty-Two New Graduates Become Alumni of MRC’s Manufacturing Leadership Institute (MLI)

Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) announced today their celebration of the MLI graduating Class of 2022 at an Alumni Mixer at Madeline’s Restaurant, Fogelsville, PA. Richard Hobbs, President & CEO of MRC, congratulated the class and presented each graduate with a distinctive framed Certificate of Graduation. - June 15, 2022 - Manufacturers Resource Center

Art of the Americas Presented at Florida International University

Art of the Americas Presented at Florida International University

Twenty-four scholars around the globe and a myriad of world-class artists collaborated with a South Florida art teacher to reach out to children with art from their cultures (Cuba, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, and the United States). - June 14, 2022 - Rebecca Hinson Publishing

Mastery Coding Officially Launches Mastery Esports League

Mastery Coding Officially Launches Mastery Esports League

An Inter-School Esports League for Middle and High School. The MEL will allow Pathway Esports students to put team practice to the test in regular inter-school competitions. Ignite interest and engagement in computer science through one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. With the Pathway Esports™ toolkit, students and schools will have everything they need to start and run their very own esports team and compete in local and national tournaments. - June 12, 2022 - Mastery Coding

A New Book from Oaklea Press Purports to Offer a Way to End the Epidemic of Mass Shootings

A New Book from Oaklea Press Purports to Offer a Way to End the Epidemic of Mass Shootings

The message of a book just released by Oaklea entitled “A No-Brainer Way to Stop the Killings” is that our culture produces nihilists and mass murderers due a widely held, but erroneous belief. The author says a “no-brainer solution” would be simply to mount a national awareness campaign to communicate this. He maintains that the facts that would bring this change about have clearly been demonstrated by a large number of scientific studies. His book provides details. - June 07, 2022 - The Oaklea Press

2022 Early Childhood Education Virtual Conference, Featuring Childress Ink Client Brooke Layton, June 7-9, 2022

Virtual conference offered by the University of Arizona Global Campus College of Education and Liberal Arts and taking place June 7-9, 2022, this is a free, professional, development opportunity featuring industry expert and educational consultant, Brooke Layton, M.Ed, Associate Faculty, Department of Education and Liberal Arts. - June 05, 2022 - Childress Ink

Chews A Puppy Awards $20,000.00 in Scholarships to Selected Ocoee High School Students

Chews A Puppy Awards $20,000.00 in Scholarships to Selected Ocoee High School Students

The time has come to fulfill the duties of awarding Four lucky Ocoee High School Seniors a $5000.00 scholarship to the school of their choice. On May 3, 2022, Ocoee High School held their Award ceremony where unexpecting students gathered to see if they had achieved their goal of receiving a scholarship. The four students who won the Chews A Puppy Scholarship were without words, and beyond excited to be receiving money towards furthering their education. - June 04, 2022 - Chews A Puppy

Local Authors Kim Childress and Barbara Herndon Among Guests Slated for Reading Rocks in Rockford 2022 Annual Book Event at Krause Memorial Library

Local Authors Kim Childress and Barbara Herndon Among Guests Slated for Reading Rocks in Rockford 2022 Annual Book Event at Krause Memorial Library

Reading Rocks in Rockford celebrates the love of reading and Michigan authors and illustrators of books for all ages in Author's Row. Local authors Kim Childress and Barbara Herndon team to share and sign children's books including Herndon's latest picture book, You're the Hugs to My Kisses, and Find Your Future In Art, by Childress. - May 28, 2022 - Childress Ink

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

LA, Inc. will be hosting a fundraiser, "The Mixer that Matters" on May 26th in honor of Foster Youth Month to specifically celebrate the resilient young people in the Foster Care system, hosted by Chad L. Coleman, actor on the award-winning series The Walking Dead. Representatives and... - May 25, 2022 - Living Advantage Inc.

Two Philadelphia County High School Seniors to Receive Academic Scholarships for Higher Education

Two Philadelphia County High School Seniors to Receive Academic Scholarships for Higher Education

The Craig D. Butler Scholarship Foundation announced today that two 2022 recipients have been selected for its annual scholarship grants. The announcement was made by the foundation’s founder and president, Khadijah Butler. - May 20, 2022 - Craig D. Butler Scholarship Foundation

Switzer Learning Center Students Participate in Annual Special Olympics Day Activities

Switzer Learning Center Students Participate in Annual Special Olympics Day Activities

Students of all learning abilities participate in a one-day Special Olympics event held in Torrance, CA. - May 20, 2022 - Switzer Learning Center

Young Rembrandts Kindles Creativity of Students in Rockford

Young Rembrandts, a national leading childhood art enrichment program announces a new franchisee in Rockford, IL. Locally owned and operated by franchisee Amber Thacker, the new Young Rembrandts territory serves schools in multiple locations such as Rockford, Roscoe, Belvedere, Machesney Park, Loves Park, Byron and Winnebago. The opening builds on the momentum as the brand continues to fill the need for brain-based creative learning in communities across the globe. - May 20, 2022 - Young Rembrandts

Young Chefs® Academy Experiences Record Growth in Same Store Sales

Young Chefs® Academy Experiences Record Growth in Same Store Sales

The nation's premier children's cooking school experiences unparalleled same-store sales growth due to a comprehensive training program and ongoing support that equips franchise owners with the tools to create an exciting local experience, along with a strong, collaborative network of franchise partners who align with the company's core values. - May 18, 2022 - Young Chefs Academy

Lakeisha Marie Davis Celebrated as a Woman of the Month for April 2022 by P.O.W.E.R. - Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Lakeisha Marie Davis Celebrated as a Woman of the Month for April 2022 by P.O.W.E.R. - Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Lakeisha Marie Davis of East Orange, New Jersey has been celebrated as a Woman of the Month for April 2022 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. Each month P.O.W.E.R. features women... - May 17, 2022 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Winners Announced for National S.T.E.M. League Finals for Ten80 Teams

Winners Announced for National S.T.E.M. League Finals for Ten80 Teams

Middle and High School STEM teams compete for custom trophies in event sponsored by Mouser. - May 13, 2022 - Ten80 Education LLC

American Association of Community Colleges Elects Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to National Board of Directors

American Association of Community Colleges Elects Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to National Board of Directors

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has elected Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to its board of directors to represent the National Council on Black American Affairs (NCBAA). Dr. Hall will serve a three-year term, effective July 1, 2022 – June... - May 13, 2022 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

North Texas Siblings Donate Communication Board to Their First School

North Texas Siblings Donate Communication Board to Their First School

Three Rowlett residents, a mom and her two kids, are breaking communication barriers for children in their hometown. Two of the youngest donors previously attended the preschool program for children with disabilities at that school: Victor and Alice. Their mother, Barbara Fernandes, a speech-language pathologist and founder of a special education technology company, designed the picture symbols and the communication board itself. - May 13, 2022 - Smarty Symbols

"Dead Last: The Triumph of Character, Passion, and Teamwork in Education," by Stephen Wallis, Author

Breakthrough book detailing how American K-12 schools can achieve world-class standards of excellence that enhance first-rate teaching, propel student academic performance achievement, and promote a school’s shared partnership with parents and families in the education of a community’s youngsters. - May 12, 2022 - Stephen Wallis

Morningbird Media Corporation Awarded a U.S. Patent for New 3D Printer Capable of Printing Electronics

Morningbird Media Corporation Awarded a U.S. Patent for New 3D Printer Capable of Printing Electronics

The Electronic Alchemy eforge is an advanced multi-material FDM 3D printer capable of printing functional electronic components and devices. - May 07, 2022 - Morningbird Media Corporation

Girls Empowerment in "A Grand Slam Birthday," by Chrysa Smith

Girls Empowerment in "A Grand Slam Birthday," by Chrysa Smith

Dynamic, young Dory Oslo turns her frilly cousin Izzy's boring dance party into an extraordinary baseball game. The turn of events comes as an unusual gift opens up a world of possibilities for the entire gang at the party. The most unlikely batter wins the game and Dory even learns a new dance step or two. - May 05, 2022 - Chrysa Smith

Karen Corcoran Walsh Scholarship for Mental Health Awareness Still Accepting Applications

Karen Corcoran Walsh Scholarship for Mental Health Awareness Still Accepting Applications

The Karen Corcoran Walsh scholarship is a scholarship awarded to students who have an interest in working in the mental health industry or field after graduating. The scholarship's main aim is to create awareness of the common issues that are surrounding mental health. It aims to make sure that... - April 30, 2022 - Karen Corcoran Walsh

Persona Life Skills Social-Emotional Learning Integrates with NetSupport’s classroom.cloud

Persona Education, the UK based edtech company funded by Innovate UK and Google Cloud for Startups, has announced its popular online social-emotional learning platform, Persona Life Skills, will now be linked directly from a new "Connectors" section in NetSupport’s award-winning solution for classroom management, online safety and device management, classroom.cloud. - April 30, 2022 - Persona Education Ltd

New Book "The Alphabet Grand Prix" Released by Wet Duck Publishing

New Book "The Alphabet Grand Prix" Released by Wet Duck Publishing

Author Andy Cox and Illustrator Richard Kinsey team up for this educational book for young learners. "The Alphabet Grand Prix" is an alliterative romp through the ABCs with personified letters driving cars with their animal friends. This "lively educational book" (Kirkus Reviews) is set to delight children as they learn along the way. - April 27, 2022 - Wet Duck Publishing

AC Brainy is Transforming Air Conditioning Maintenance for Homes and Businesses

AC Brainy is Transforming Air Conditioning Maintenance for Homes and Businesses

A Georgia man is seeking to transform the HVAC industry with a new mobile application that protects the pocketbooks of consumers and businesses. With 32 years of experience in energy analytics and 12 in the HVAC automated fault detection field, he saw an opportunity to create a mobile application that lowers the mysterious veil of an HVAC. Most people don't give it a thought until it is broken. The fact is that 90% of repairs or failures can be avoided with advanced diagnostics and alerts. - April 22, 2022 - AC Brainy

MakerUSA Launches to Build Pathways Into Maker Careers and Entrepreneurship

MakerUSA Launches to Build Pathways Into Maker Careers and Entrepreneurship

MakerUSA, a new organization incubated within the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), launched today in conjunction with NACCE’s annual make/SHIFT conference. MakerUSA's mission is to accelerate social mobility and community-driven innovation by expanding pathways for underserved students into maker careers and entrepreneurship. - April 20, 2022 - National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

Indigo Founder and CEO Sheri Smith: Spiritual Entrepreneurship is Foundational to a Just and Inclusive Society

Indigo Founder and CEO Sheri Smith: Spiritual Entrepreneurship is Foundational to a Just and Inclusive Society

Last week, Rev. Rich Tafel of the Church of the Holy City sat down with Indigo Founder and CEO Sheri Smith, one of the thought leaders in the field of spiritual entrepreneurship. Sheri created an education company called Indigo, with a vision of ushering in an education system that shifts away from... - April 20, 2022 - Church of the Holy City

Gayle Davies Joins PATHS Program LLC as National Account Manager

Gayle Davies Joins PATHS Program LLC as National Account Manager

PATHS Program LLC announced the hiring of Gayle Davies as national account manager. Davies is responsible for creating and maintaining strong long-term relationships with clients across the United States and Canada. “Gayle is a key player as we build a more dynamic business development... - April 15, 2022 - PATHS Program LLC

Celebrate National First Ladies Day on April 30

Celebrate National First Ladies Day on April 30

Who is your favorite First Lady and why? The National First Ladies Day Commission (nfldc) announced that National First Ladies Day will be observed this year on Saturday, April 30. National First Ladies Day is celebrated on the last Saturday of April every year to honor all First Ladies of the... - April 12, 2022 - National First Ladies' Library

Clyde Publishers Inspires 2nd-5th Graders to be Scientists & Engineers

Kids are free this National Look Up At The Sky Day for Clyde Publisher’s Family Star Gazing Event at Shelby Farms this Thursday, April 14th from 5:00-8:40 PM. With a variety of food trucks and partners such as the American Red Cross, The Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant, Mathnasium of Wolfchase and Oak Court, and surprise guests relating to STEM. - April 11, 2022 - Clyde Publishers

USA Track & Field Foundation and Healthy Kids Running Series Announce Partnership

USA Track & Field Foundation and Healthy Kids Running Series Announce Partnership

Healthy Kids Running Series is excited to announce a partnership with the USA Track & Field Foundation for the new Run For All initiative. Run For All will bring the tried and true programming into underserved communities in urban areas, the Foundation is generously providing registration for... - April 07, 2022 - Healthy Kids Running Series

Best Education Websites to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 26th Annual WebAward Competition

Best Education Websites to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 26th Annual WebAward Competition

The Web Marketing Association will name the best education websites in the world as part of their 26th annual international WebAward Competition for Web site development. Education Websites can be entered into consideration for the 2022 Best Education Website and other education-related WebAwards at www.webaward.org. - April 07, 2022 - Web Marketing Association

CEE’s Annual Congressional Luncheon is April 28

Upcoming Zoom event to focus on STEM education. - April 07, 2022 - Center for Excellence in Education (CEE)

Talcott Mountain Science Center Selects Jeffrey L. Martin as Next Executive Director

Talcott Mountain Science Center Selects Jeffrey L. Martin as Next Executive Director

Talcott Mountain Science Center for Student Involvement, Inc. (TMSC) today announced that its board of trustees has selected Jeffrey L. Martin as its next Executive Director, effective July 1, 2022. Martin will succeed Jonathan R. Craig, who will retire from his executive director role after... - April 06, 2022 - Talcott Mountain Science Center & Academy

The Nurses Pub Club Delivers Cultural Capital to LAUSD for Future Medical Professionals

Grant Funding Provides Resources for Launch of Nurses Pub Club After-School Program - April 04, 2022 - The Nurses Pub

Inspired by Actual Events, New Historical Adventure Novel Celebrates the Role of Women in the Battle for America’s Independence

Inspired by Actual Events, New Historical Adventure Novel Celebrates the Role of Women in the Battle for America’s Independence

The contributions of women to the American Revolution are often ignored. “Answering Liberty’s Call: Anna Stone’s Daring Ride to Valley Forge,” tells the story of one woman’s heroic mission of mercy. The heart-racing novel draws inspiration from actual events experienced by one of the author’s ancestors. - March 30, 2022 - Bublish

$150,000 in Cal Coast Cares Foundation Student Scholarships Available – Application Period Extended

$150,000 in Cal Coast Cares Foundation Student Scholarships Available – Application Period Extended

The deadline for local students to submit scholarship applications has been extended to April 15, 2022 by the Cal Coast Cares Foundation. - March 26, 2022 - California Coast Credit Union

Oaklea Press to Give Away 1000s of Copies of a Book That Purports to Solve "The Hard Problem of Consciousness"

Oaklea Press to Give Away 1000s of Copies of a Book That Purports to Solve "The Hard Problem of Consciousness"

The publisher of The Oaklea Press has arranged for the Kindle edition of its title, “Consciousness, The Hard Problem Solved” to be free to download on March 23, 2022. - March 23, 2022 - The Oaklea Press

Yolanda Clemons Smith Recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Yolanda Clemons Smith Recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Yolanda Clemons Smith of New York, New York has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2022 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievement in the field of education finance. About Yolanda Clemons Smith Yolanda Clemons Smith is the... - March 23, 2022 - Strathmore Worldwide

AACC Names William Weppner 2022 Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient

AACC Names William Weppner 2022 Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient

The American Association of Community College (AACC) has awarded William Weppner, associate professor of mathematics at Southwest Tennessee Community College, the Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award for his outstanding leadership, dedication to students, illustrious career and community service. - March 17, 2022 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Healthy Kids Running Series Tackling Childhood Health Issues in Over 350 U.S. Towns & Cities

Healthy Kids Running Series Tackling Childhood Health Issues in Over 350 U.S. Towns & Cities

As pandemic restrictions lift and parents and children resume more of their activities, there’s one national nonprofit leading the charge to promote, educate and advocate for children to have a healthy and active lifestyle. Healthy Kids Running Series (HKRS) is a national nonprofit based in the Philly/tri-state area with over 350 participating U.S. cities and towns, and the organization is excited to announce that this year they will be expanding to Europe. - March 16, 2022 - Healthy Kids Running Series

SolarCraft Completes Third Solar Power Install at Sonoma Academy  - Sonoma County Net Zero Carbon School Leads in Sustainability

SolarCraft Completes Third Solar Power Install at Sonoma Academy - Sonoma County Net Zero Carbon School Leads in Sustainability

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft has completed a 354 kW solar power system at Sonoma Academy in Santa Rosa, CA. The Sonoma County Private High School is now generating additional 482,786 kWh of energy from the sun every year, saving the School nearly $99,000 in utility bills annually. - March 15, 2022 - SolarCraft

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