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Women Leaders in Education Conference Features Three Distinguished Superintendents

On July 31 and August 1 in Boston, the Women Leaders in Education Conference will gather some of the industry's top thought leaders to share their insight with attendees. The program for the conference, which is produced by LRP Conferences LLC, is a combination of interactive, collaborative workshops and keynote presentations. Read More »

EPS Literacy and Intervention Announces 2016 S.P.I.R.E. Awards

EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, Inc., announced the winners of its 2016 S.P.I.R.E.® (Specialized Program Individualizing Reading Excellence) Awards, which honor students who have overcome significant challenges to improve their reading proficiency, as well as the teachers who go above and beyond every day to ensure every student has the opportunity to improve their reading and comprehension skills. Read More »

CSTA Conference

The 2016 Annual Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) will be held July 10-12 in San Diego, CA. Districts from all over the U.S. will be attending this meeting to prepare for the growth in computer science education. CSTA is committed to the #CSforAll Intiative Read More »

National KidWind Challenge Champions Announced

To inspire students in grades 4-12 to explore their passion for renewable energy and engineering, KidWind hosted the National KidWind Challenge. A total of 49 teams of students competed for the chance to win the grand prize of $1,500 cash and Vernier Software & Technology lab equipment for their school, second place prizes of $750 in cash and equipment and third place prizes of $400 in cash and equipment. Read More »

ETIN of SIIA to Host Symposium on Learning Ecosystems

The Education Industry Symposium (EIS) will be held July 25-27 at The Marriott Hotel City Center in Denver, Colorado. This conference will bring together 250-300 representatives from ed tech companies, publishers, start-ups, the financial community, professional associations, K-20 education institutions and the federal and state governments. It will also bring together member companies from ETIN and the former Education Industry Association (EIA). Read More »

Idaho District Wins 2016 Fuel Education™ Transformation Award

Personalized learning solutions provider Fuel Education™ (FuelEd™) has named Bonneville Online School (BOS) its 2016 Transformation Award winner. Schools and districts using FuelEd solutions were encouraged to submit success stories to demonstrate how they have used innovative online or blended learning programs to transform education for their students. Read More »

KidWind Hosts National KidWind Challenge

To celebrate students' interest in harnessing the power of wind energy, KidWind, the international leader of wind energy education, is hosting its annual National KidWind Challenge, where high school and middle school teams from around the country who have competed regionally and online come together to compete for top honors. Read More »

Turnitin Opens Nominations for 2016 Global Innovation Awards

Turnitin has opened nominations for the 2016 Global Innovation Awards program, which recognizes educators who demonstrate excellence in promoting academic integrity, student engagement and the innovative use of Turnitin to support learning in their schools, colleges and institutions. Read More »

Shell and NSTA Announce 2016 Shell Urban Science Educator Development Award Winners

Shell Oil Company and the National Science Teachers Association today announced the recipients of the annual Shell Urban Science Educator Development Award. The awardees (listed below) were honored at a special banquet and ceremony last month at the NSTA National Conference on Science Education in Nashville, Tenn. Read More »

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education Award Prizes in Healthy Living Initiative

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education announced the winners of the 2016 Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes and Smart from the Start Awards, annually offered incentive programs from the Together Counts™ program. Read More »