Education

Smart Card Alliance Transportation Council Update: Contactless Fare Collection Systems Moving Ahead, New Council Officers Elected

Los Angeles Metro’s Jane Matsumoto told attendees of their pilot, a uniquesolution that utilizes Visa’s prepaid contactless payment card, the TAPcard, to reach the under- or un-banked transit riders in Los Angeles. Thisdual application prepaid Visa debit card that can be used for both transitpayment and general retail payment. “We are seeing more transit agencies …

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BeanTree Learning Kindergarteners to Send Handmade Gifts to Area Troops Deployed to Afghanistan

ASHBURN, Va., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ — The holiday season is a time to show appreciation to others, but to the kindergarten students at BeanTree Learning in Ashburn, this time of year means so much more. The classmates of the private kindergarten program have come together to not only send their artwork and handwritten letters to …

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Research and Markets: 2012 U.S. Cable Television Networks Industry-Industry & Market Report

The Cable Television Networks Industry-Industry & Market report, published annually, contains timely and accurate industry statistics, forecasts and demographics. The report features 2012 current and 2013 forecast estimates on the size of the industry (sales, establishments, employment) nationally and for all 50 U.S. States and over 900 metro areas. The report also includes industry definition, …

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Folsom Cordova Unified School District Uses New Technology to Move into Digital Era of Education, Distance Learning and Improved Disaster Recovery

Prior to Comcast, FCUSD connected its schools using a costly and inflexible network of T1 lines offering limited capacity of 1.5 Megabits per second (Mbps), too slow to effectively support the voice, video and data needs of each school or allow teachers to augment their curriculum with online resources. With the ultra-fast 1 Gbps Ethernet …

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TraceSecurity Customers Realize Automated Compliance and Cost-Savings Benefits With Cloud-Based TraceCSO IT GRC Solution

“Our firm practices and attorneys serve clients that must comply with a myriad of federal and state compliance regulatory schemes,” said Jason Enlow, Director of Information Technology at Jones Walker, a national law firm with more than 375 attorneys across 17 offices in eight states and the District of Columbia. “We are now required by …

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Popular Mechanics Launches PopMechU and Interactive Disaster Prep & Survival Video Course

“Consumer education is a very natural place for Hearst Magazines to be involved,” said John Loughlin, executive vice president and general manager of Hearst Magazines. “Our readers constantly look to our magazines and their editors for advice, practical information and inspiration. It’s the perfect moment to leverage those strong consumer bonds against the technological advances …

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Regions Promotes Financial Education through Enhanced Scholastic Partnership

“The key to providing children with the tools for responsible money management is to begin talking with them about money while they’re still young,” said Michele Elrod, Regions head of Marketing. “Teaming with Scholastic allows Regions to provide free, quality math materials to classrooms and families across our footprint. This collaboration furthers Regions’ commitment to …

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Ventas Elects Former White House Domestic Policy Director Melody Barnes to Board of Directors

Melody C. Barnes (Photo: Business Wire) “We are excited and honored that Melody is joining our Board, as we continue to build on Ventas’s commitment to leadership, excellence and intellectual capital,” Ventas Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Debra A. Cafaro said. “Melody’s extensive and diverse experience will deepen our understanding of public policy, and her …

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Skin Care 2015 Meeting Features Global Laser Expert On Best Practices To Achieve Optimal Results

The core concepts to take into account when operating a laser to administer skin treatments include how to control pulse width, wavelength, power, spot size and cooling capabilities of the device. Practitioners should look for a laser device with a variety of adjustable settings that can be fine-tuned to suit an individual’s needs. Mr. Hoopman …

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HVACR Workforce Development Foundation Reports Over 100,000 Mechanics and Installers Needed in Next Seven Years

Arlington, VA (PRWEB) September 28, 2015 The HVACR Workforce Development Foundation released three new reports and accompanying executive summary today confirming that demand outstrips the supply of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration employees. In particular, mechanics and installers are in critical shortage in most areas of the nation. Due to the increased growth in …

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Private School for Students with Autism Hosts Open House in Woodland Hills on February 27

Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2016 CARD Academy, a nonpublic school day school for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), today announced its open house in Woodland Hills, Calif. on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Using an applied behavior analysis (ABA) teaching approach, CARD Academy educates students with ASD, …

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Churchill Mortgage Founder Mike Hardwick Releases Autobiography Detailing Life Lessons and Secrets for Financial and Personal Fulfillment

In his book, Hardwick, who is a successful Nashville entrepreneur and philanthropist, chronicles obstacles and secrets of success across multiple business endeavors, including a condo conversion company, his role as executive vice president of a national bank and ultimately his founding of Churchill Mortgage and its thriving corporate culture, which is based on his core …

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DannyPettry.com: Rec Therapy CEUs Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

DannyPettry.com: Rec Therapy CEUs is celebrating its 10 year anniversary and reveals some of its big wins and challenges it faced getting this far. More information on the business can be found at DannyPettry.com DannyPettry.com: Rec Therapy CEUs is celebrating their 10th Anniversary, which commemorates 10 Amazing years in business. This is a huge milestone …

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South American Gold Acquires ASK A.B.E. to be Part of New Spin-Off

South American Gold Acquires ASK A.B.E. to be Part of New Spin-Off ASK A.B.E. is a subscription based automotive buyer’ education program to educate consumers on consumer rights, legal terms, Federal and State laws, financing rights, and optional automotive products. ASK A.B.E. was developed on the basis that the automotive dealers spend thousands of dollars …

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Wendys High School Heisman Announces 2017 National Winners

Wendy’sand theHeisman Trophy Trusthave honored more than 650,000 of the nation’s most esteemed student-athletes since the two partnered in 1994. Year after year, they celebrate those students who exemplify the common set of values they share, wherein going above and beyond is the norm. Wendy’s Heisman aims to profile the stories of these outstanding students …

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New CARESTAR Foundation Launches To Improve Emergency Care

The new organization has evolved from the 2016 sale of CALSTAR (California Shock Trauma Air Rescue), a medical air ambulance transport organization, which was sold to REACH Medical Holdings. An additional priority of the organization is to provide educational support that strengthens safeguards protecting health care workers from workplace violence, making patient treatment safer in …

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New PubMatic White Paper Goes Beyond Bots and Dives Deeper to Provide Tangible Insights About Inventory Quality

PubMatic continues to be a leader and champion of increased transparency and quality in the programmatic landscape. Driven by the company’s Director of Inventory Quality, Eric Bozinny, this report defines and examines the different categories of inventory quality. PubMatic explains how each concept works, sharing case studies of fraud and quality concerns that have been …

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New Gallup Survey by NAMM Reflects Majority of Americans Agree With Many Benefits of Playing Musical Instruments

CARLSBAD, CA — (Marketwire) — 04/28/09 — According to a new Gallup survey, interest inplaying music is at an all-time-high as outlined by the 2009 PublicAttitudes Toward Music study, which was conducted on behalf of NAMM (theNational Association of Music Merchants), the not-for-profit tradeassociation for the international music products industry. The studyindicates that more people …

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American Military University Makes List of Top Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities

“AMU is proud to be the choice of more than 45,000 servicemembers seeking to acquire a college education,” said Jim Sweizer, vice president of military programs for AMU. “We have a nationally recognized and dedicated faculty, staff that understand and cater to the needs of servicemembers and veterans, and a student body that is proud …

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Scantron Corporation to Acquire Education Technology Company GlobalScholar

“GlobalScholar is a recognized leader in developing tools to allow effective personalization of education while maximizing the education experience. There is a growing sense of urgency to provide solutions that will help bring a new level of excellence to education systems. Scantron and GlobalScholar’s combined solutions will provide powerful tools for teachers, administrators and parents, …

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Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Restructures US-Based Offices

Previously, the network had been home to a collection of business units with independent names and identities representing each of the service groups. With this new initiative, Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide has reconfigured its naming conventions to more clearly represent the disciplines and divisions within the organization while showcasing their connectivity to the Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide …

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FASTSIGNS(R) Partners with the International Franchise Association to Assist Veterans in Finding Employment Opportunities

On June 28, FASTSIGNS International, the worldwide franchisor of FASTSIGNS visual communications, signage and graphics centers, alongside the International Franchise Association (IFA), will announce an expanded initiative for assisting veterans who are transitioning into civilian careers after military service. This press event will be held at 10:00 am CT, at a Dallas FASTSIGNS center, located …

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GYMnastics ClipART makes Scrapbooking educational as well as fun.

ScrapSMART.com “GYMnastics CD” makes Scrapbooking educational as well as fun. Rochester, New York (PRBuzz.com) February 20, 2013 — When Tara returned from her summer gymnastics camp, she wanted a fresh and creative way to record her memories. She found it in the GYMnastics CD. The CD features gymnastics-themed clip art, scrapbook pages, whimsical art, gymnastics …

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McDonalds USA to Provide More Than 20 Million Books to Families in the U.S. Through New Happy Meal Promotion

OAK BROOK, IL — (Marketwired) — 10/10/13 — In time for National Family Literacy Day on Nov. 1, McDonald’s USA is inviting families to celebrate the joy of reading with the launch of a new Happy Meal Books promotion. From Nov. 1 – Nov. 14, McDonald’s will offer books in print for Happy Meal customers, …

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Fitch Affirms Higher Education Loan Authority of the State of Missouri, Series 2013-1

Fitch Ratings affirms the note issued by Higher Education Loan Authority of the State of Missouri, Series 2013-1 at ‘AAAsf’. The Rating Outlook remains Stable . KEY RATING DRIVERS High Collateral Quality: The collateral consists of 100% Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) loans, including 6.13% of rehabilitated FFELP loans. The credit quality of the …

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