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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.

Huntsville City Schools and Appleton Learning Win Award of Excellence

Sonia Robinson / 2015-04-17

HUNTSVILLE CITY SCHOOLS AND APPLETON LEARNING’S AFTERSCHOOL LABS PROGRAM RESULTS IN AWARD OF EXCELLENCE   Huntsville, AL: On April 2, 2015, at the Public Relations Council of Alabama (PRCA) State Conference held in Montgomery, Ala., Huntsville City Schools and Appleton Learning were recognized with an Award of Excellence for their Afterschool Labs program. The award category was Short Term Strategic Planning: Community Relations Category. The award recogn... Read more.

5 Tips for Dealing with Misbehavior

Philip Kovacs, Ph.D / 2015-04-01

1. Don’t take it personally.    All students misbehave. It is part of their job. Determine why the student is misbehaving, and work with teachers and other staff members to correct the behavior.   2. It’s an opportunity.   All students misbehave. Remember? Use their misbehavior as an opportunity for helping them navigate the tricky business of growing up.   3. Don’t rob them of their dignity.   You will ha... Read more.

Summer: Full STEAM ahead

Kaki Morrow / 2015-03-02

I’m pretty excited to wave goodbye to winter weather, but on that same note, it’s hard to believe that summer is just around the corner.  Just this past weekend, we participated in the Spring into Summer Activities Fair; it’s evident that many parents are already planning out their summer break schedules!   While most of those plans include a brief trip to the lake or the beach, parents are also faced with a dilemma: what are our options for the remainder o... Read more.

Appleton Celebrates 10 Years

Sonia Robinson / 2014-12-09

Huntsville Education Startup Celebrates Ten Years Appleton Learning was founded in December 2004  Huntsville, AL – Appleton Learning began ten years ago as a tutoring and test prep company. Today, Appleton has evolved into a talent management provider for school districts across the Southeast. This month they will unveil their new corporate offices in the AL.com building in downtown Huntsville and celebrate their 10-year anniversary. Company founder and CEO, Glenn... Read more.

For the third time, thank you.

Sonia Robinson / 2014-09-03

Last month, Inc. Magazine announced their highly regarded list of the fastest-growing companies in America. For the third year in a row, Appleton has shared among the rankings with companies such as Under Amour, Clif Bar, Pandora, GoPro, and Tough Mudder. We wish to recognize those who make such an honor possible. Thank you to our 11 school district partners – Alabaster City Schools, Albertville City Schools, Auburn City Schools, Birmingham City Schools, Fairfield City Sch... Read more.

Update for Alabaster & Pelham Substitute Teachers

Sonia Robinson / 2014-08-08

Important contact information for all Alabaster & Pelham City Schools Substitute Teachers Current Substitutes please use the following contact information: Phone Number: 205-721-8776 Email: Birmingham@AppletonLearning.com  If you are currently NOT a substitute teacher and wish to learn more about becoming a sub, please call 855-222-0779 for more information or view the job description and submit an application here.        ... Read more.

We're Hiring: Important Employment Information

Sonia Robinson / 2014-08-07

The 2014-2015 school year is underway. Many of our school partners are heading back to the classroom this week and next week. We continue to recruit rockstars to join our team supporting our schools, teachers, and students. APPLY HERE. AVAILABLE POSITIONS: Instructional Aide Special Education Aide Substitute Teacher Afterschool Teacher School Based LPN and more! QUALIFICATIONS (see specific job description for more details): 2 years of college Proficien... Read more.

Pelham City School District Looks to Professionalize School Support Services

Sonia Robinson / 2014-06-18

Download the entire press release by clicking here. Pelham, Alabama – Pelham City Schools will begin their inaugural year with an innovative approach to staffing and extended learning. Pelham City Board of Education approved Appleton Learning’s  proposal and strategy for professionalizing school support services and named Appleton Pelham City Schools’ school solutions partner.  “Fiscal efficiency, student achievement, and quality support are key driv... Read more.

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