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2011-08-19 00:02:04

Professional Development Resources has released a series of new online courses on school-based assessment and treatment of children. The Florida company, which is accredited to provide continuing education to psychologists, social workers, counselors, speech-language pathologists, registered dietitians and occupational therapists, has announced new courses addressing issues that will be occupying school professionals as the new school year begins. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 18, 2011...

2011-08-02 12:27:23

The fastest growing group of students in America's K-12 schools are Latino. Evidence-based programs addressing the unique language and cultural needs of that population are successful in narrowing the traditional achievement gap, according to a recent study in Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation (published by SAGE, on the behalf of the Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education). Researchers Ana Leon, Elizabeth Villares, Greg Brigman, Linda Webb, and Paul Peluso studied 4th...

2011-07-19 04:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Busy professionals can now access prevention education trainings offered online by the leader in the field. Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST), the top-rated substance abuse and violence prevention program, recently added Online Training workshops for the Elementary and Transitions programs to their list of services. The Middle School and High School online workshops have already proven to be a huge success among participants. "The...

2011-05-12 14:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that the workforce is changing careers more often than ever and, increasingly, jobseekers are looking for help from career counselors. With the increased demand in this profession, Walden University is introducing an online M.S. in Career Counseling program to prepare students with specialized training and a strong counseling identity so they may help others explore new career options or prepare for...

2011-05-01 00:09:06

Perfect Solutions Consulting appointed to distribute Teen Wellness Program nationwide West Palm Beach, FL & San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 In an effort to curb our national high school dropout rate that now tops 31%, Mevident, Inc. (http://www.mevident.com), developer of the online Teen Wellness program (http://www.teenwellness.com) that helps students face life challenges, has appointed Perfect Solutions Consulting, Inc. (http://www.perfectsolutions.com) to distribute Teen...

2011-04-29 17:20:00

NEW YORK, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- By May 1, college-bound students across the country and from around the globe will need to notify a specific U.S. college of their intent to attend this fall. While some students will be accepting admission at their top-choice school, still many others will be accepting admission to another school on their list. IvyWise, an internationally recognized college admissions counseling company, and ApplyWise.com, the first online interactive college...

2011-04-26 00:00:26

School Specialty's Online Program Meets or Exceeds Criteria for a Reading Intervention Software Tool for Struggling Readers National Herbor, MD (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 Today at the Council for Exceptional Children Conference, School Specialty Literacy and Intervention announced that its Academy of READING® is now endorsed by the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). This prestigious recognition signifies that the literacy intervention program meets or exceeds all of...

2011-04-21 11:55:00

NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to education, Viacom partnered with The Associated Press to conduct "Young Adults' Perspectives on American Education 2011," a groundbreaking study based on a combination of peer-to-peer interviews and a large-scale poll of more than 1,100 American 18-24 year-olds. Viacom and The Associated Press approached the study by looking at 18-24 year-olds as "core consumers of education" and evaluating how the education system is...

2011-04-19 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aristotle Circle, Inc., the leading expert network for admissions, today announced the closing of $2 million in funding. The Series B investment was made by Rho Ventures. The New York-based company will use the capital to further advance its online technology as well as extend sales efforts globally. "Test preparation alone no longer gives students a competitive edge in admissions. Today with the perfect storm of lower acceptance rates,...

2011-04-08 00:00:29

CounselingFormsOnline.com offers thousands of counseling activities and worksheets to school counselors. Norwalk, CT (Vocus/PRWEB) April 07, 2011 School counselors typically have dozens of kids on their caseload, and they are often charged with helping all the children in the school with emotional or behavioral issues. It's an enormous job and extremely important because a child's emotional problems almost always affect their learning. Yet with severe budget and personnel cuts affecting...


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