Education Press Releases

Asian Pacific Women's Center to Provide Free Interpreter Training in Asian and Pacific Islander Languages

The Asian Pacific Women’s Center (APWC) is hosting a free interpreter training in collaboration with the Center for the Pacific Asian Family on Saturday October 10, 2014 in Room 302 at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Rut Ballesteros Seeks Funding via Crowdrise to Become an Intern at the UN Department of Public Information and Outreach

Life was easy for Rut Ballesteros. She was a happy student of Archaeology and Anthropology in California. One day, everything changed all of a sudden. She discovered a latent disability that forced her to quit her studies and work, and go back to Spain. Rut spent two years with medical issues, surgeries and a massive depression.

Top Student-Athlete Christina Walker Starts Indiegogo Campaign to Remain in Private School

LogoChristina Walker is a 12 year-old student-athlete from just outside of Atlanta, Georgia and she desperately needs tuition assistance. During her 6th grade year in private school, Christina accumulated a 4.0 GPA, served as a 6th Grade Advisory Representative, made the School President’s List both semesters and again received President Barack Obama's Award for Academic Excellence. Christina’s scholastic achievements in 2013-14 were made possible because she earned a Georgia Goal Scholarship that provided her the opportunity to transition from public school to private school. The average Georgia Goal Scholarship awarded for students at her private school in 2013-14 was $2,638. Tuition for 2014-15 is $10,438.00. “It was quite interesting switching to a different curriculum from public school to private school. I adapted very well both socially and academically. My lowest grade was a 91 in Accelerated Math. Overall though, I was very happy with what I accomplished in my first year at ELCA”.

Got Shakesfear? Relax, New York Times Bestselling Author James Reese Presents Shakespeare300, a New iPhone App

After 15 years of publishing for adults and young adults (including 5 books published in 12 languages), New York Times bestselling author James Reese has brought his penchant for gripping narrative and expansive knowledge of the classics to the iPhone and iPad. Shakespeare300, the new app written by Reese, provides portable insight into all of Shakespeare’s plays. Presented in a highly visual style, it features colorful maps and infographics, with introductions and synopses, and a wealth of extras written by Reese himself.

North Carolina Real Estate Developer William Gary Allen Announces Scholarship Competition

Long-time North Carolina real estate developer and philanthropist William Gary Allen is offering a $1,500 scholarship to one winning essayist in his "Home of the Future" competition. Students currently enrolled in an accredited university or college in the United States are eligible for the award.

Awards and Trophies in Winston Salem, NC Are Discounted During Excalibur Group's Back to School Sale

Awards and trophies in Winston-Salem, NC are priced to sell during Excalibur Group’s back to school sale. This limited time offer ends September 30, 2014 and is only valid for awards and trophies. The normal setup fee will be waived during this promotion for new customers only. People who want to take advantage of this sale can visit http://www.excaliburgroup.biz/ or call (336) 397-4949 to place their order with a knowledgeable customer service representative.

New Book Helps Educators, Administrators Understand Data in a School Setting

A newly released book written by a respected educational consultant is helping teachers, principals and school district administrators truly understand data and how they may leverage it for improved programs and decision-making.

Calgary Driving School's Top Five Tips for Driving Theory Test Success

LogoFor learner drivers confident in their practical lessons, a driving theory and hazard perception pass certificate is the green light to book a practical driving test. Taking any kind of exam can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re not used to having to revise.

Calgary Driving School Discusses Navigation Tips for New Drivers

LogoIt may seem obvious, but planning ahead is key to successful navigation. Before starting your journey, study the route on a map. If your drive covers a long distance, identify service stations and places you can stop for a break, integrating these points into your route. As a good starting point, there are plenty of journey planner apps available online and for mobile phones, many will generate multiple routes to choose from.

Southampton Student Living Provider Launches URBA Life Website

LogoURBA LIFE, a local group providing a top-class student accommodation, has announced the launch of its new website – http://www.urba-life.co.uk. Situated in the center of Southampton, the company provides high-class student living with easy access to shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and local universities.

The Dutch Higher Education Delegates Visited MVJCE Campus for Future Tie-Ups

LogoDirector NUFFIC NESO (Netherlands organization for international cooperation in higher education) in India visited MVJ College of Engineering on 7th August 2014. Discussions were centered on collaborative arrangement between Dutch Higher Education Institutes & MVJ College of Engineering.

Little Obsessed Now Offering August Discounts for Summer and Back to School Items

LogoAs the summer rolls on, many people are planning outdoor gatherings like barbecues and picnics. When it comes to spicing up the atmosphere with affordable, sizeable mini items for the gathering, Little Obsessed is announcing their new discounts for the month of August. When purchasing any item, simply use the coupon code ‘WELCOME10’ at checkout and receive 10 percent off the entire order. The discount is available until the end of August, and on top of their low prices, customers will receive quality items without breaking the bank.

Digiarty Runs 2014 Back to School Giveaway Online: Mobile Video Converter as Main Push

LogoDigiarty Software Inc., a customer-oriented multimedia developer enterprise famous for DVD ripper and video converter, today launches the 2014 Back to School Giveaway to warm up a new school season in advance. A $49.95 mobile video converter program is the main push of the activity and is being awarded to students, teachers, educators and parents all over the world. Digiarty's school return giveaway is valid before September 30, 2014.

R.E.A.D. Teaching Literacy Through the Arts

Illiteracy cost so much – in dollars ($20 billion per year per United Way) and in lost potential. Reading can be fun, is achievable, opens doors, provides a foundation for other learning, should start in early childhood, can thwart poverty, and can be an engaging experience that children look forward to. With team R.E.A.D. (Revolutionize Education and Drama), students become better readers through their engagement with the arts. Drama engages the child, and Trina Bledsoe has found an effective way to intersect drama with literacy for optimum results.

A Three-Day Quilting Experience at MC5P

LogoThe Museum Center at 5ive Points announces their 2015 Stitches in Time Quilt Show. This year’s show will be a three-day quilting event, featuring both traditional and art quilts of every shape and size. In addition to quilts, the Museum will also be offering a variety of lectures and classes throughout the event.

Nature Valley and National Geographic Visitor Center Open New Arizona National Scenic Trail Exhibit, Support Education & Trail Awareness

LogoThe Arizona National Scenic Trail will now be celebrated worldwide. The 800-mile-long Arizona Trail is showcased in a large-scale, brand new exhibit here at this popular Grand Canyon-area visitor center at the entrance to the Canyon’s South Rim. The exhibit, sponsored by Nature Valley, will be unveiled to the public during a grand opening ceremony on the afternoon of August 14.

ETC Opens Enrolments for Military English

LogoWith conflicts arising all across the globe, the demand for effective military communication in English is critical. ETC International College acknowledges the increased demand for effective English communication between the members of international forces that are currently involved in peacekeeping operations. With this in mind, they offer a specialized course for Military English, a programme that addresses civil servants, military and security personnel as well as diplomats. ETC has announced open enrolments for their Military English module.

Golden Globe Award-Nominated Producer Edward Bass Teaches a New Master Class on Acting

Golden Globe-nominated Producer Edward Bass knows talent. Not only that but he knows just what it takes to succeed in the industry. Regarding his new Master Class sharing his unique approach to training actors and assisting them with passing auditions, Bass shares, “My approach to acting is that every person is born with the innate ability to act and be vulnerable and believable. Some of Hollywood’s brightest, Oscar winning stars have shared with me their secrets and learned from some of mine throughout my years in the business.”

"Secrets of How to Get Your Ex Back Guides" by Tom Daniels Reveals the Ingenious Secret to Win Back Love

Secrets of How To Get Your Ex Back Guides by Tom Daniels, who discovered an ingenious little way to get ex's to feel emotionally hungry because of their breakup, to the point of starvation, making the ex desire to go back begging to the broken hearted love looking for a second chance. This little trick could has been taught successfully to thousands worldwide with amazing results.

Stress Relievers Back-to-School Event Benefits Local Underprivileged Children

LogoThe Stress Relievers, a group made up of 5 local businesses, is hosting a happy hour this month at Maguires Hill 16.  The event serves as their August Happy Hour and will also benefit local school children in Broward County.  Property managers and board members can attend the event on August 13, from 5:30-7:30 at Maguires Hill 16.  Stress Relievers asks that attendees bring school supplies or a backpack for children in need.

Bouncy Bands: Latest Breakthrough for Students to Focus in School

When you think about it, asking an elementary school-aged child to sit still and concentrate on class work is a lot to expect. Kids have energy and they need to move and we’re not just talking about the 19 million children with ADHD, anxiety disorders or learning disabilities.

Upholding the Virtues of Value Education, Vishwashanti Gurukul Emerges as One of the Best Boarding Schools in India

Adhering to advanced instructional methods of teaching and blending it with traditional Indian academic tenets, Vishwashanti Gurukul emerges as one of the best boarding schools in India. The academic structure and methodologies of the schools is progressive and this includes an international curriculum that prepares students to get admissions in different universities all across the globe. Vishwashanti Gurukul is an IB World School affiliated and certified by University of Cambridge Intl. Exam (CIE) imparting PYP, MYP (Candidate School), IGCSE, IBDP programmes.

SEO Company Sunshine Coast Just Announced Their 900th First Page Ranking

Websites That Sell, a SEO company located on the Sunshine Coast has just announced that they have reached 900 first page rankings across their client sites. The company did this via video on their recently launched new website.

Ed4Online Becomes UPCEA Member

LogoEd4Online is pleased to announce that it has joined the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) as an active corporate member. Through its involvement with UPCEA, Ed4Online will have access to numerous resources that allow it to remain a leader in online continuing education trends.

Project ECHO Announces Jeffrey Kravitz, J.D., as Board Chair Business Mentorship Enriches LA High School Students' Lives

LogoProject ECHO (Entrepreneurial Concepts Hands On!) announces Jeffrey Kravitz, J.D., Partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, as its newly elected Chair of the Board of Directors, which carries a two-year term. He previously served as Vice-Chair on the ECHO Board, which he originally joined in 2011. The organization helps at-risk high school students throughout Southern California develop and present their own business ideas. Its marquis event is the annual High School Entrepreneur’s Business Plan Competition held on campus at UCLA Anderson School of Management where more than 500 students compete in teams for venture capital award prizes.

Medical Field Career Options - The Online Career Guide for Every Medical or Aspiring Medical Student

Taking major career decisions is something that everyone in today’s times has to go through. It is a milestone in a person’s life when they decide to do something as their profession and make it their lifestyle for years to come. Teens and young adults are often in two minds about what to opt for as a career option. More often than not, they are simply not aware of the many options they have in the world and tend to limit themselves to the select popular few that they know of. Increasing awareness about the options one can opt for in the medical industry is the comprehensive web portal MedicalFieldCareerOptions.com.

Calgary Driving School Drivers Urged to Learn Driving Rules

LogoHe said this would help to curb needless accidents on the country’s roads.