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Voya’s Unsung Heroes grant program celebrates 25 years of support for innovative teaching ideas

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 05/09/2022 - 15:02
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Voya Unsung Heroes program, a nationwide program that funds innovative curriculum ideas to augment classroom instruction. To commemorate this important milestone, Voya, in collaboration with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), recently sponsored National Teacher Talks: Looking Back to Leap Ahead - 25 Years in Education. This panel discussion includes N
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Electrical Training Alliance Selects Red Hat’s Managed Cloud Offerings to Optimize IT Architecture

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 05/09/2022 - 09:01
BOSTON - RED HAT SUMMIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that electrical training ALLIANCE (ETA) has overhauled its IT infrastructure for the cloud with Red Hat OpenShift API Management, resulting in an upgraded training experience for electricians. ETA is the leading publisher of education materials for the electrical industry. Founded as a joint training program between the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA
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EchoPark Automotive Tampa Announces Winners of Student Mural Contest

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 05/09/2022 - 09:01
TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EchoPark Automotive Tampa Announces Winners of Student Mural Contest
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Hispanic Federation and Comcast NBCUniversal Telemundo Announce New Partnership to Advance Digital Equity Among Latino Communities Nationwide

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 05/05/2022 - 14:45
WASHINGTON & PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Hispanic Federation (HF), in partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal Telemundo, announced the launch of the Latino Digital Equity Centers Initiative to strengthen workforce development and digital training programs in the Latino community. This will help increase digital equity for thousands of Latinos, who make up 14% of the workforce yet represent 35% of workers with no digital skills. Through this partnership, 20 Latino-led and serving non
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SciTech Hands-On Museum Announces Future Plans

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 05/04/2022 - 14:39
AURORA, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The SciTech Hands-On Museum (SciTech), an award-winning hands-on STEM museum dedicated to inspiring learning through creative, interactive and educational activities and programming announced today the future of the museum. According to Faith Slowinski, Executive Director of SciTech, “We regret to share with the greater Aurora community that after 34 years, SciTech is closing the museum doors at 18 W. Benton Street. It has been a struggle for a space-based, hands-
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Are Schools Prepared for the Next Big Disruption? Stride, Inc. Launches New Professional Development Center for Teaching in Any Classroom Setting

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 05/04/2022 - 08:34
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the Covid-19 pandemic demonstrates, schools and teachers must have the support and resources they need to seamlessly move between in-person and online classrooms. Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN)—the nation’s leading provider of online and blended learning programs—aims to address this need and more with the new Stride Professional Development Center. This growing content library includes on-demand professional development courses, hands-on training, and live events fo
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Barnes & Noble Education and Delta State University to Launch First Day Ready, a BNC First Day® Complete Program, to Enhance Student Success

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 05/03/2022 - 11:29
BASKING RIDGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE: BNED), a leading solutions provider for the education industry, today announced the upcoming launch of First Day® Complete at Delta State University (DSU). Barnes & Noble College (BNC), which manages BNED’s campus bookstores and associated school branded e-commerce sites, will be implementing First Day Ready at Delta State University for the nearly 3,000 students that attend DSU, beginning with the Fall 2022 sem
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Hispanic Federation and Comcast NBCUniversal Telemundo Announce New Partnership to Advance Digital Equity Among Latino Communities Nationwide

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 05/03/2022 - 08:28
WASHINGTON & PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Hispanic Federation (HF), in partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal Telemundo, announced the launch of the Latino Digital Equity Centers Initiative to strengthen workforce development and digital training programs in the Latino community. This will help increase digital equity for thousands of Latinos, who make up 14% of the workforce yet represent 35% of workers with no digital skills. Through this partnership, 20 Latino-led and serving non
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National Water Safety Month Kicks off Summer Swim Season

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 05/02/2022 - 11:20
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Big Blue Swim School shares top water safety tips for a safe and confident summer in honor of National Water Safety Month.
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Stride Partners with Hallmark to #TeachLuv

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 05/02/2022 - 08:20
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To honor the herculean efforts of the nation’s teachers, Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is partnering with Hallmark Cards, Inc. for a special Teacher Appreciation Week initiative. Beginning this month and continuing throughout the year, Stride is championing various teacher-led achievements, activities, and programs nationwide. The company is launching a new online resource hub for its estimated 6 million unique annual website visitors. Additionally, Hallmark is providi
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Coke Florida Expands Investment in Sustainability-Focused Workshops for Florida K-12 Educators

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 17:07
TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #CokeFlorida--Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida) extends funding for Sustainability Superheroes, a professional development program that provides extensive sustainability training, mentorship, and resources for secondary school educators, across Coke Florida’s 47-county Florida footprint. Coke Florida, the third-largest privately held and the sixth-largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States serving 21 million Florida consumers, is devoted to operatin
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Veritas Preparatory Charter School Improves Performance Monitoring and Curriculum Development Capabilities through PowerSchool Solutions

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 14:07
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced Veritas Preparatory Charter School (VPCS) in Springfield, MA has seen improvements from the utilization of PowerSchool solutions to monitor student and educator performance and expand personalized curriculum development capabilities. Through PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS), PowerSchool Enrollment, PowerSchool eCollect Forms, Po
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Barnes & Noble Education and Mississippi State University to Launch Bulldog Bundle, a BNC First Day® Complete Program to Enhance Student Success

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 11:06
BASKING RIDGE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barnes & Noble Education and Mississippi State University to Launch Bulldog Bundle, a BNC First Day® Complete Program to Enhance Student Success
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Stride, Inc. Gives Summer Camp an Esports Spin with LeagueSpot and Cloud9 Training Grounds Partnership

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 04/28/2022 - 11:03
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #esports--Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN)—the nation’s leading online and blended learning program provider—is teaming up with esports and gaming education platform LeagueSpot and comprehensive esports player development program Cloud9 Training Grounds to deliver a free esports camps and events for students across the U.S. this summer. The collaboration offers an engaging esports and educational experience for students ages 8-18. Utilizing privacy and data security technology, Str
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National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and Goodwill Industries Announce Groundbreaking Collaboration to Provide Certifications for Aspiring Fitness Professionals

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 04/28/2022 - 11:03
GILBERT, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #fitness--The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), a world leader in fitness certifications, announced a collaboration to offer the first-ever fitness certification program through the Academy at Goodwill Industries of Michiana. NASM’s support comes from their Academic Partnership program, combining industry-preferred certification curriculum with hands-on application to successfully prepare students for gainful employment. The program length will be 10 to 14 weeks
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Bright Horizons Named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best Employers for Diversity for Third Consecutive Year

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 04/26/2022 - 16:56
NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the third consecutive year, Bright Horizons (NYSE: BFAM) has been named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best Employers for Diversity. Out of the 500 employers that were included on this year’s prestigious list, Bright Horizons earned a spot in the top 80. “We are honored to be recognized by Forbes for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion,” said Bright Horizons Chief People and Inclusion Officer Felicia Robinson. “At Bright Horizons, it is our respo
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The Workshop at Macy’s Returns With 2022 Class and Enhanced Programming

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 04/26/2022 - 13:56
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Workshop at Macy’s, the retail industry’s longest running retail development program for underrepresented brands, provides up-and-coming businesses with the tools, knowledge and access to resources to drive their enterprises to the next level, achieve business objectives and sustain growth. Designed by a consortium of experts from Macy’s and Babson College, the nation’s leading business school for entrepreneurship, the business development curriculum is created fo
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Sal Khan partners with Arizona State University to Launch New Online Global High School

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 04/25/2022 - 16:53
TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Khan World School @ ASU Prep will open its virtual doors to enthusiastic 9th grade students from around the world in August 2022. This full-time online school will combine the expertise of Khan Lab School, Schoolhouse.world, and ASU Prep Digital in a unique model based on the principles of the book The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined by Salman Khan, the founder of Khan Academy. The core principles include mastery-based learning, personalization of each
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Springboard and University of Maryland Global Campus Partner to Increase Pathways to Careers in High-Skill Fields

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 04/25/2022 - 10:52
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Springboard, an online learning platform that helps prepare students for in-demand careers through mentor-guided courses and programs, has joined University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC), the nation’s largest online public university, in an alliance through which UMGC students can take Springboard courses in software engineering, cyber security and data analytics, with an additional three career tracks forthcoming. Students who complete Springboard’s six-month
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upGrad Partners With Golden Gate University - San Francisco to Continue Its Global Expansion

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 04/25/2022 - 07:51
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #1School--upGrad partners with Golden Gate University - San Francisco to continue its global expansion.
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