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2014-01-16 23:23:56

A fantastic, interactive Improvisation Workshop designed specifically for Project Managers is taking place this coming Saturday, Jan 18th at DePaul O'Hare campus, Chicago. This is a free event for PMI Chicagoland Chapter members to celebrate Mentoring Month 2014. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 PMI Chicagoland, the Chicago chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) will celebrate and promote National Mentoring Month by providing a special event in honor of the...

2014-01-16 23:23:39

Deadline for 2014/2015 Educational Enrichment Funding is April 15, 2014; $10,000 Grants and $6,000 Scholarships Available Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Professor Sarah J. McCarthey, President of the McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation, announced that the Foundation is now accepting applications for 2014/2015 academic year grants and scholarships. Deadline for applications is April 15, 2014. For the 2013-2014 school year, the Foundation disbursed over $141,000 to efforts...

2014-01-15 23:24:20

Education, whether home-based or not, generally implements certain timeless techniques. Cristina Grau reveals her own homeschooling tips with the Ultimate Typing™ blog readers. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Cristina Grau is a mother and an educator. She’s also the developer of AHomeschoolMom.com, a website offering valuable resources to anyone interested in homeschooling their children. While schools have standardized resources, curricula, and ample guidance that make...

2014-01-15 23:20:21

Company founded by America’s first woman in space set to reach more students & educators in 2014 and connect young women with STEM fields and careers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 As part of an ongoing mission to connect students to careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), Sally Ride Science will be taking part in the Million Women Mentors (MWM) initiative, which is designed to unite more than 1 million girls and young women with STEM professionals and...

2014-01-15 12:26:50

Will expand reverse mentoring program for teens to help Americans over 50 CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council has announced a new partnership with Mentor Up, a new way to make a difference from AARP Foundation, to promote and establish youth-led service and volunteerism on behalf of people age 50 and older. A generous grant of more than $400,000 from AARP Foundation will support the expansion of the 4-H Tech Wizards program. The 4-H Tech...

2014-01-12 23:03:11

HVAC Education encouraged any and all high school students to consider HVAC training following The Storm Lake Times’ January 2nd article, titled “It Works for Storm Lake.” Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 HVAC Education, or Arizona.HVACED.com, a new site offering the latest in news regarding HVAC training, encouraged students graduated from and still enrolled in high school to consider a career in the HVAC industry. This encouragement came in the wake of The Storm Lake...

2014-01-09 23:27:46

True Course applies its award-winning mentoring and coaching approach in a complimentary 3-part webinar series to assist people to live Without Regret in the New Year. Waco, TX (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 True Course will offer a complimentary 3-part webinar series to give participants a motivational jump-start and coaching support for their personal development goals in the New Year. The webinars will be live at 12 noon CST on Tuesdays, January 14, 21, and 28, 2014. The sessions are based...

2014-01-09 23:22:59

Game On! Learning, the thought leader in serious learning games for the corporate learning market, has announced a January 22 webinar that will be delivered in conjunction with Training magazine. Gainesville, Florida (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 The 1-hour webinar, titled “Leveraging Game-Based Mobile Learning to Anchor Your Organization’s Critical Knowledge” is scheduled for January 22, 2014 at 1:00 pm eastern time. The event will be co-presented by Game On! Learning’s chief game...

2014-01-09 12:30:11

MicroMentor Issues Rally Call for 1,500 More Relationships by National Small Business Week, May 12-16 PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroMentor, Mercy Corps' proprietary online mentoring platform that connects entrepreneurs with experienced professionals to build small businesses, reached a new milestone: generating more than 5,000 relationships for mentors and mentees. To celebrate this achievement, MicroMentor is issuing a national call to create 1,500 more...

2014-01-08 08:34:05

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Million Women Mentors (MWM), a ground-breaking collaborative effort designed to engage one million science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) mentors, launches today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The initiative aims to educate and empower girls and young women to actively pursue STEM education and careers. In conjunction with National Mentoring Month, MWM has constructed a vast network of 13 corporate sponsors, and more...