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Appleton Announces New School Partners, Northeast Georgia RESA and Meriwether County Schools

Melissa DeBolt / 2015-06-29

Appleton Announces New School Partners, Northeast Georgia RESA and Meriwether County Schools Appleton Learning is excited to announce two new Georgia school partners, Northeast Georgia RESA and Meriwether County Schools. The Georgia State Board of Education established Regional Educational Service Agencies (RESAs) with the purpose of supporting schools districts by providing scalable resources, such as training, technical services, human resource services, and cooperative purchasing t... Read more.

Now hiring! More than 1,500 positions to be filled by August

Kaki Morrow / 2015-06-24

Appleton Learning is hiring more than 1,600 talented substitute teachers and support staff for various school districts throughout the state of Alabama prior to the first day of school. In northern Alabama, more than 600 positions are available in several school districts, including Albertville City, Athens City, Cullman County, Decatur City, Huntsville City, Madison City, Marshall County, Marion County, and Morgan County. In central Alabama, more than 500 positions are available... Read more.

Summer Labs Free Week Winner Announced!

Kaki Morrow / 2015-06-17

On June 12, Summer Labs, which operates as an extension of Huntsville City Schools’ Afterschool Labs program announced the winner of its “Free Week of Summer Labs” contest featured on Appleton’s Afterschool Labs Facebook page. Summer Labs marks the beginning of summer break for almost 500 Pre-K through 8th grade area students. The program serves students from Huntsville City Schools and Pelham City Schools, students who parti... Read more.

Summer Programs Officially Launched, One Parent to Win a FREE Week!

Kaki Morrow / 2015-06-04

On June 1, Huntsville City Schools and Pelham City Schools, in partnership with Appleton Learning, launched their flagship 8-week summer camp program, Summer Labs, at four locations in Huntsville (Blossomwood Elementary, Providence Elementary, Weatherly Heights Elementary, and Hampton Cove Elementary) and one location in Pelham (Valley Intermediate School). Summer Labs, which operates as an extension of the districts’ Afterschool Labs programs, officially marks the beginning o... Read more.

Appleton Announces New School Partners

Sonia Robinson / 2015-05-27

Appleton Learning is excited to announce two new school partners, Morgan County Schools (AL) and Pike Road Schools. Appleton will provide Morgan County, AL schools with support staff services that will integrate efficiently and effectively with the district’s operations. “We chose Appleton to help with our support staff services so we can lessen our administrative burden and focus more on educating our children,” says Billy Hopkins, Morgan County... Read more.

Appleton School-Based Team Member Of The Year Announced

Sonia Robinson / 2015-05-13

Recently, Rajeswari (Raje) Chodavarupu, a substitute teacher for Pelham and Alabaster, AL, won Appleton Learning’s School-Based Team Member of the Year Award. The award is given to the Appleton school-based team member who is dedicated to fulfilling their job duties and consistently dependable, exhibits a positive and supportive attitude, is actively involved with their school, and overall, exemplifies Appleton Learning’s outstanding service to its students and schools. &ldquo... Read more.

Michele Pepper Wins Appleton's Employee Of The Quarter Program Award

Sonia Robinson / 2015-05-08

Michele Pepper, Appleton Learning’s Huntsville Afterschool Labs program manager, recently won Appleton’s Employee of the Quarter Program Award. The award is given to an employee who serves Appleton, and the people it serves, in an exceptional manner by exemplifying outstanding service through their work and exhibiting a positive and supportive attitude. “Michele was selected for a number of reasons. She manages a program that delivers an engaging, hands-on curriculu... Read more.

5 Things to do With Fidgety Kids

Philip Kovacs, Ph.D / 2015-05-08

The closer we get to the end of the school year, the more our students start to fidget. It’s like they have an internal sensor they detects the longer days, not to mention the fact that, once testing has finished, many of their teachers lighten the workload. To help you handle the extra energy, we’ve compiled a list of things that you can do to help students stay focused.   If you are a paraprofessional working in a support capacity, please make sure you get your teac... Read more.

Appleton Team Member Beth Bollero Wins PTA Award

Sonia Robinson / 2015-05-04

  On April 30, at the Huntsville Council of PTAs Awards Banquet, held at Burritt on the Mountain’s Baron Bluff, Appleton Learning team member and Monte Sano Elementary School special education aide, Beth Bollero, was awarded the Outstanding Support Staff Member (Elementary Division) Award by the Huntsville Council of PTAs. Bollero was nominated for the award by a local PTA member and then selected as the winner by an outside committee. The award process consisted of an appl... Read more.

Second annual Steamfest satisfies young STEM students

Sonia Robinson / 2015-04-20

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- Lowe Mill hosted an event Saturday, which boasted large crowds, and a 3 story pine car racetrack. The second annual Steamfest brought in thousands, satisfied curious guests of all ages with hands on activities.   Steamfest recognizes the STEM education program, which focuses on science, technology, engineering, and math. Subjects that are sometimes overlooked in classrooms, says Vice President of Education at Appleton Learning Phil Kovacs.   ... Read more.

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