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2014-06-27 23:04:36

National Education Association Academy (NEA Academy) supports its members and local affiliates by providing exemplary PD and scalable access to online learning—in partnership with Knowledge Delivery Systems New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The NEA recognizes that effective and efficient professional development (PD) is the pathway to success for improved teacher practice and increased student outcomes. NEA has partnered with Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) to provide depth-level...

2014-04-22 12:30:48

OneSight comes to NYC with a Vision Van Clinic providing local students with free eye exams and glasses and stays with self-sustaining school-based vision centers in Brooklyn and the Bronx with support from LensCrafters and Sunglass Hut NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York City's United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and OneSight, a global vision care nonprofit that has provided vision care and eyewear to 8.5 million people in underserved communities since...

2014-02-27 23:26:50

Built on Sitecore CMS, the new site offers improved user experience and a mobile-friendly design. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Verndale is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Member Benefits. NYSUT Member Benefits – which includes the NYSUT Member Benefits Trust & Corporation – endorses approximately 50 programs & services that are available to the more than 600,000 members of NYSUT who currently work or previously...

2013-07-23 23:25:47

Verndale and NYSUT use co-development model on site redesign, CMS migration and mobile project Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Verndale, an award-winning digital marketing agency, is pleased to announce the launch of New York State United Teachers’ (NYSUT) newly redesigned, responsive, website - nysut.org. Affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association, NYSUT is comprised of more than 600,000 teachers and school-related professionals. To...

2013-05-07 23:04:10

Academy of Education Arts and Sciences acknowledges individuals whose distinguished lifelong commitments to education have made a difference. Los Angeles, CA. (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Today, the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences, comprised of 212 of the nation´s most prominent education leaders, announced that Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, and professor emerita Nancy Carlsson-Paige have been selected to be honored for their lifetime achievements...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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