prnewswire | October 27, 2020
Develop, an online learning platform that provides on-demand courses with practice opportunities in growth areas for IT and business professionals has updated its brand and user experience while adding new course content, completion certificates, and launching a Cybersecurity Academy to reinforce an improved route to in-demand skills. With new courses being added to the platform routinely, users can now document their progress with course completion certificates that are available as soon as they finish each course. Next month, Develop will release a Cybersecurity Academy where subscribers will gain advanced expertise, knowledge, and hands-on skills practice, starting with security and password policies, user group management, encryption and firewall implementation, and auditing in the Linux domain.
Education Advanced | May 18, 2022
On May 17th, premier provider of workflow and operations management for K-12 school districts, announced the acquisition of Standard for Success, a company founded by teachers to empower administrators and educators with software solutions and services.
"Education Advanced and Standard for Success have aligned cultures and a shared sense of purpose. Together we offer an unparalleled commitment to K-12 education. By joining forces, we will help schools better plan for the future by growing teachers, improving the feedback process, giving time back to administrators, and ensuring students are on the right path to meet their academic goals."
-Education Advanced CEO Dr. Eli Crow
The partnership will leverage the vast K-12 school network, expertise in edtech, and solid client base of both organizations.
"In the detailed internal discussions on how to grow the impact of SFS's products, it became clear that the combined resources of our talents could have a much greater influence together than we could independently. The team that Eli has put together is led by educators and that passion for education matched our mantra. I am excited to see what problems this dynamic team can solve for educators and continue to impact the efficiency of the business of 'education' to drive success for students and educators."
-Standard for Success CEO Todd Whitlock
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Brookes | April 12, 2022
Brookes Publishing, a leading provider of evidence-based assessments, textbooks, and training for professionals in early childhood, special education, and communication, language, and literacy, announced today that it has acquired the complete list of titles from Caslon Publishing, a trusted publisher of books on multilingual language and literacy education. The acquisition enables Brookes to expand its offerings for teachers and other education professionals serving diverse learners.
"At Brookes, we believe that all students should have the opportunity to realize an inclusive education that helps them reach their full potential, The acquisition of the Caslon Publishing program was driven by the goal to better support culturally and linguistically diverse children and families, through research-based resources that help teachers serve their increasingly diverse classrooms. We look forward to continuing Caslon's important work, and we're excited to welcome their authors and customers to the Brookes Publishing family."
-Jeff Brookes, President of Brookes Publishing.
Caslon, a company based in Philadelphia, has published some of the most trusted textbooks and guidebooks for educators who work with multilingual students, including the more than 5 million U.S. students officially designated as English language learners. Charles and Rebecca Field, founders of Caslon Publishing, say: "We are pleased that Caslon has found a home in another independent publishing house that is committed to equity for diverse learners. Brookes has the capacity to take Caslon Publications to the next level at this important time in pre-service teacher preparation and in-service professional learning. This is a good move for Caslon, and for the education of multilingual learners and their teachers."
English language learners are the fastest-growing student population in the U.S., and federal legislation mandates high-quality instruction for ELLs.