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2013-10-17 23:25:26

PITCHAfrica's rainwater harvesting Waterbank School in Kenya named Greenest School on Earth by US Green Building Council and honored as finalist in Buckminster Fuller Challenge; named "Socially-Responsible Design's Highest Award" by Metropolis Magazine. Princeton , New Jersey (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 PITCHAfrica's WATERBANK Schools initiative led by Jane Harrison and David Turnbull, has been selected as a finalist in the 2013 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, a...

2013-08-29 23:23:37

Fauquier County Public Schools, serving approximately 11,000 students in Warrenton, Va., selected Infinite Campus as its new student information system (SIS). As the largest American-owned SIS and a Virginia preferred vendor, Infinite Campus is the best solution to meet their needs. Blaine, MN (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Fauquier County Public Schools, serving approximately 11,000 students in Warrenton, Va., selected Infinite Campus as its new student information system (SIS). This software...

2012-08-05 23:03:20

Eastern University is approved to offer the Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration for the Master's in Counseling Degree. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 Eastern University, a Pennsylvania Christian University, is pleased to announce that the new Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Concentration in the Counseling Psychology Department has recently been approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). According to Eastern University's Dr. Walter S. Chung, CRC, BCBA-D, NCP,...

2012-08-01 10:26:05

DENVER, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, has granted accreditation to the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Doctor of Education in Counselor Education & Supervision programs at Argosy University, Denver. CACREP accreditation is among the highest acclaim that an academic program can receive...

2012-07-09 02:28:11

HERNDON, Va. and ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Student Clearinghouse® and Hobsons announced today their collaboration to provide schools and districts with a robust way to track the college outcomes of their students. Through this collaboration, the two organizations will integrate the Clearinghouse's StudentTracker(SM) education research and reporting service with Naviance®, giving K-12 school and district administrators direct access to StudentTracker...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Online school counselor, Cyndy Locke, will share about the impact of online learning to the college admission process. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Oaks Christian Online School(OCO) college counselor, Cyndy Locke, will be speaking at the Western Association for College Admission Counseling´s (WACAC) Share, Learn and Connect event on Friday, March 16, 2012, at the University of Southern California campus. The one day conference is designed for high school counselors,...

2012-01-30 09:02:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicole Pfleger, a school counselor from Nickajack Elementary School in Smyrna, has been named the top school counselor in America. Pfleger is one of more than 270 elementary, middle, and secondary school counselors nationwide who were nominated for the School Counselor of the Year award. The award, which is presented by the American School Counselor Association, honors the professionals who devote their careers to serving as...

2011-12-05 01:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Student debt has surpassed credit card debt for the first time in U.S. history, and the amount of outstanding student loans is expected to exceed $1 trillion in 2011. College seniors graduated with an average of $25,250 in student loans in 2010, up 5 percent from the previous year, according to The Project on Student Debt. The issue has prompted U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to call on higher education officials to work with greater...

2011-11-02 07:00:00

Carlbrook School is pleased to announce that this week will mark the fifth year of existence for its Transition Services programming, a comprehensive aftercare curriculum designed to assist parents and students in acclimating to life after Carlbrook and sustaining the gains achieved during their tenure at the school. (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 Carlbrook School is pleased to announce that this week will mark the fifth year of existence for its Transition Services programming, a comprehensive...

2011-10-04 07:57:00

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Students preparing for the rigors of the college admissions process have an easy and affordable solution with PossibilityU.com, an innovative online alternative to traditional college counseling. Launching today, PossibilityU makes world-class college admissions counseling available to any student who has Internet access, thus giving every student a competitive edge to get into the school of their choice. The service combines an engaging,...