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TeacherLists Announces ‘Schools Work Smarter’ Sweepstakes

TeacherLists announces the ‘Schools Work Smarter’ sweepstakes that will award $5,000 to one school. For the chance to win, an educator, school or office administrator, or a school volunteer must upload or update their school’s 2015-2016 school supply lists on TeacherLists.com, and then add the link provided by TeacherLists to the school’s website. Read More »

EPS Literacy and Intervention Announces 2015 S.P.I.R.E. Award Winners

EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, Inc. (OTCQB: SCOO), today announced the winners of its 2015 S.P.I.R.E.® Awards, honoring students who have overcome significant challenges to improve their reading proficiency, as well as the teachers who go the extra mile every day to guarantee their students have the opportunity to improve their literacy skills. Read More »

Winners of the Belk Service Learning Challenge

The Belk Service Learning Challenge invited students to work in teams of up to four classmates with the support and guidance of a teacher/mentor to identify an issue in their local community and design an action plan to implement a solution. The three grand prize winning teams will each receive $2,000 per student team member and a $2,000 teacher award. Read More »

National Community Schools Awards for Excellence

What happens when schools, families, and communities collaborate to offer our most at risk youth new opportunities while tackling the barriers that keep them from succeeding? The seven winners of the National Community Schools Awards for Excellence demonstrate that community collaboration and action can bolster student achievement, development and increase their chances for success. Read More »

EDexpo 2016 Heads to Vegas to Celebrate EDmarket’s 100th

The Education Market Association (EDmarket) announced today that EDexpo 2016 will be held at the Las Vegas Westgate Resort and Casino, March 9-11, 2016. In response to requests from both exhibitors and attendees, the EDmarket leadership voted unanimously to provide a stand-alone, under-one-roof event to serve the needs of the entire educational products dealer/supplier community. Read More »

Abilene ISD Recognized for Improving Student Success with Online Learning

Abilene Independent School District, of Abilene, Texas, will be presented the Rock Star School Award on Thursday, May 21, 2015, by Edmentum, a leading provider of online learning solutions. The district has successfully utilized Edmentum’s online learning solutions, Plato Courseware and Study Island, to improve test scores, increase passing rates, and boost overall student success over the past five years. Read More »

SunGard Announces Lead Without Limits Awards Recipients

SunGard K-12 Education announced the inaugural recipients of its new Lead without Limits Award program, which celebrates the excellence of its customers' ed-tech initiatives. The Lead without Limits Awards Program recognizes school districts, schools, departments, administrators, and educators that leverage technology to improve student achievement and/or school or district efficiency. Read More »

Winner of Grand Prize in Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

When Chicago high school student Elijah Wilborn created his safe driving PSA, he left his phone, music and other distractions curbside – and picked up the grand prize in the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge from Toyota and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. Read More »

CB&A Unveils BuzzHub Series of Events at ISTE 2015

True to its mission of raising visibility in the education and special needs markets, C. Blohm & Associates, Inc. announces the development of BuzzHub, a multifaceted visibility event that will premiere at the ISTE 2015 Conference & Expo...BuzzHub takes a mutually beneficial, layered approach to visibility at conferences, offering a variety of exclusive opportunities to top-tier media, bloggers, industry VIPs and companies. Read More »

SIIA Announces CODiE™ Award Winners

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced the winners of the 2015 CODiE Awards in education technology. The ceremony was held during a special awards reception and dinner at SIIA's annual Education Information Summit, at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Overall, 28 awards were given for products and services deployed specifically for the education technology market Read More »