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Catapult Learning Announces Acquisition of Special Education School in Southern California

Company Continues Growth of Special Education Offerings Around the Country (PRWEB) September 12, 2018, Camden, NJ – Catapult Learning, a leading provider of special education and instructional intervention solutions, today announced the acquisition of the Leeway School for Educational Therapy in Alhambra, California. The Leeway School will join Catapult Learning’s growing family of special education programs in California and across the country. Catapult Learning’s special education programs are specifically designed for students classified with learning exceptionalities, such as autism spectrum disorder, and those with emotional and behavioral challenges. With over 60 locations, Catapult Learning is one of the largest providers of [...]

2018-09-13T12:57:57+00:00 September 12th, 2018|

Back-to-School Tips for Superintendents (Part 2)

The new school year is well underway. As superintendent of your district, your leadership sets the tone for how the months to come will unfold. You likely have already visited your schools and made contact with all of your principals and teachers. They know you are there to help, offering guidance and assistance any way you can. Routines such as regular sit-downs with your principals and their leadership teams and attendance at faculty meetings can establish your availability as a source of support. Now that the foundation for the year is set and internal connections are [...]

2018-09-18T12:59:01+00:00 September 12th, 2018|

Back-to-School Tips for Principals (Part 2)

The new school year is well underway – and hopefully off to a great start. As the principal of your school, the tone you set in these early days serves as the foundation for the months to come. You have likely already established habits that promote an open and friendly atmosphere where your presence is welcoming and well-received. While you may be focused on offering help and guidance to your teachers and staff members and showing care and concern for your students’ wellbeing and success, it’s also critical to pay attention to collaboration and learning. This [...]

2018-09-18T12:55:00+00:00 September 12th, 2018|

Back-to-School Tips for Principals (Part 1)

It’s September at last and that means students across the country are back in the classroom. It’s a time when students anticipate new clothes, school supplies, lessons and experiences. Your faculty and staff spent a portion of their summer preparing for a great 2018-19 school year. As principal, you lead the way – listening to your team, responding to requests and creating an environment that fosters success. Through our close relationships with the principals who participate in our coaching programs, we’ve gained insight into the everyday trials and triumphs that back-to-school season can bring. Here are three [...]

2018-09-18T12:56:11+00:00 September 5th, 2018|

Back-to-School Tips for Superintendents (Part 1)

School is in session across the country and that means communities are coming together for the 2018-2019 academic year. Your principals, teachers and staff have already welcomed students back into the classroom. Students are reconnecting with one another and anticipating many new and exciting lessons and experiences. As superintendent, your presence is critical for establishing and maintaining the enthusiasm and momentum for the months to come. Through our close relationships with the superintendents from the districts we support – over 500 from coast to coast – we’ve gained insight into the everyday trials and triumphs that back-to-school [...]

2018-09-18T12:50:31+00:00 September 5th, 2018|

Catapult Learning Pilots STEM Program for Public and Private K-12 Schools in Houston Area

(PRWEB) August 22, 2018 Catapult Learning, a leading provider of instructional intervention and professional development solutions, today announced the successful completion of a pilot program of its new STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) offering in public and private schools throughout the Houston area. Catapult Learning works with hundreds of district partners across the country and sees first-hand how school administrators can struggle with integrating STEM education into K-12 classrooms. Helping eliminate this pain point, the company launched a turnkey supplemental program that easily integrates into a district’s existing curriculum either during or after school, summer school or as [...]

2018-09-07T11:55:11+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|

Catapult Learning Brings Summer Programs in STEM, Math, and Reading to Hawaiian Students

Learning Tools and Activities Reduce Summer Learning Loss for Students on Maui August 15, 2018 (Camden, NJ) – Catapult Learning, a leading provider of instructional intervention and professional development solutions, today announced the conclusion of its summer offerings at two Maui schools. Through a partnership between Catapult and the Hawaii Department of Education, students at Lihikai Elementary and Maui Waena Intermediate participated in programs designed to prevent summer learning loss. Research shows that without the right blend of summertime instructional support and academic enrichment, many students risk losing so much ground that keeping up with their peers seems [...]

2018-09-07T11:57:50+00:00 August 15th, 2018|

In-Service Days Complement Professional Development Activities

A rich knowledge base exists on the benefits of thoughtful, multi-year professional development activities for schools, districts, and dioceses, inspired in large part by federally funded research on school improvement, organizational change, and adult learning styles. Effective educational leaders are familiar with insights gleaned from this knowledge base, and typically plan professional development activities that are tied to a school’s strategic plan, embraced by a majority of the faculty, and conducted and evaluated over the course of several years. The activities can include everything from webinars and simulations to mentoring and coaching. Well-designed and executed professional development for faculty is a [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:26+00:00 May 8th, 2018|