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1110, 2018

Students of the Month – October 2018

By |October 11th, 2018|Categories: FCS PEAK Academy|

We are proud to feature of students of the month for October 2018! This month, Middle Schooler, Kiana Charles has risen to the rank of Student of the Month. Kiana has made strides in receiving awards for academics and attendance. Her positive attitude is contagious to [...]

710, 2018

The Stride: Keeping Littleton Moving Forward

By |October 7th, 2018|Categories: Nova Center|

Nova Center staff has formed a team for the Stride walk later this month to be held in Littleton, Colorado. The Stride is a community event that brings together students, parents, teachers, staff and neighborhoods. The focus is on health, wellness, community and school spirit with a goal [...]

710, 2018

Pancake Win For Positive Students

By |October 7th, 2018|Categories: Capital Academy|

High school students who were on Positive status for the entire month of September were rewarded with a pancake breakfast that they, themselves, were able to make. Ms. Keller and Ms. Smith aided students in the pancake making process while students were able to enjoy their choice of chocolate [...]

510, 2018

Choir Club

By |October 5th, 2018|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Sierra Academy of San Diego is running Friday clubs based on student interests. This year we were fortunate enough to have two staff volunteer to start a choir club. Mr. Damian and Mrs. Nae both have musical talents and have been amazing additions to our team. Last week, [...]

310, 2018

New for 2018–19: Psychiatric Services

By |October 3rd, 2018|Categories: BEST Academy, High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle), High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

We are excited to offer students at B.E.S.T. Academy and High Road School of Wallingford (High School & Primary) Psychiatric services for the 2018–19 school year. Why did BEST Academy & High Road Schools believe providing a Psychiatric service would be beneficial to students?We work with amazing [...]

310, 2018

New School Social Worker

By |October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Center for Autism & Dyslexia|

We are pleased to announce the addition of Mrs. Meagan Steyer who will be servicing all three of our locations as our new school social worker. Mrs. Steyer obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work at The University of Findlay in 2012. She then went on to [...]

310, 2018

Create a Culturally Responsive Classroom (Monthly Steps)

By |October 3rd, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|

In May 2018 I wrote about Culturally Responsive Teaching. To be a culturally responsive teachers we ourselves must be culturally competent. According to The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, “cultural competence means to be respectful and responsive to the health beliefs and practices—and cultural and linguistic needs—of diverse population groups. Developing cultural competence is also an [...]

2909, 2018

Student of the Week- Sep. 28

By |September 29th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

In the High Road School classroom at Lockerman Middle School, a “Student of the Week” is recognized and announced at the end of each school week. The “Student of the Week” is honored with earning a certificate, a “Free Rotation Pass”, and their name remains displayed the following [...]

2909, 2018

Fall Into Learning

By |September 29th, 2018|Categories: Kent Alternative Program|

Students began their year in the English department by writing a literary essay on conflict analysis and how it builds tension and suspense within a text. The students were assigned a reading list over the summer and upon return chose one of the stories to write an essay [...]

2909, 2018

Our Music Club

By |September 29th, 2018|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

Although the Music Club is not a full orchestra or marching band it has the heart of one. It all started with one student asking if there was anyone he could play guitar with. It just so happens that t he teacher he asked knew how to play the [...]

2809, 2018

Middle School Classroom News

By |September 28th, 2018|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Middle school has been practicing the rotational model in language arts and math. We are using fun alternatives like matching games and sentence building. In science we have started to construct a solar system using foil, paint, and wire hangers!   We also took a trip to horse therapy [...]

2609, 2018

Kicking Off The Year

By |September 26th, 2018|Categories: Kent Alternative Program|

The Kent Alternative Program is hosting a back to school kickball event. Welcoming parents, administrators and community members that work diligently with students at KAP. The kickball event is going to be a fun-filled event where parents and guardians can see what their child(ren) have been working on [...]

2509, 2018

Muffins with Mom

By |September 25th, 2018|Categories: High Road School of Philadelphia|

Moms and mother figures were invited to indulge in an assortment of muffins and beverages at our annual Muffins with Mom event. This is a special occasion where students can show the special women in their lives how much they are loved. Above that, it's a fun opportunity [...]

2509, 2018

Aikido Delaware Blue Level Trip

By |September 25th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

Aikido, the martial art for body, mind, and spirit was developed in Japan in the 20th century by Grandmaster Morihei Ueshiba. Aikido is derived from the ancient and enduring traditions of aikijujitsu, swordmanship, spearfighting techniques, and a philosophy of universal harmony and peace. Our Blue Level students [...]

2509, 2018

Elementary Classroom News

By |September 25th, 2018|Categories: Aurora Day School|

The students in Elementary continued to work hard during the month of September. We are growing academically through our classroom rotations and growing closer as friends through social skills time. The students are currently learning about the sun and moon.  Elementary students also were able to go to [...]

2409, 2018

Back to School Day

By |September 24th, 2018|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Back to School Day was a huge success. Thank you to all of the families that attended! Each classroom had interactive activities for families and students to participate in: luncheon, jeopardy games, student power point presentations, friend interviews, and much more! The event really promoted a community [...]

2209, 2018

2018-2019 Book Fair

By |September 22nd, 2018|Categories: BEST Academy|

During the week of September 22, we held our annual Book Fair with great success! Books — their feel, their words, their pictures, and the bonding time they involve with others — are a magical part of learning for all students. 

2109, 2018

Picnic at the Park

By |September 21st, 2018|Categories: Leeway School|

This Friday, the Elementary and Middle school students went to the Rosemead Park as part of our Picnic Friday. Students and team members seemed to enjoy the trip because there were plenty of delicious snacks and juices. We also set up right next to the playground where the [...]

1909, 2018

Forget Me Not Farm!

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Sierra School: Sonoma County|

Classroom 1 students took a field trip to Forget Me Not Farm! Students who meet academic and behavioral expectations at school are able to go to the farm on a weekly basis. This local establishment gives children the opportunity to care for and interact with various animals including [...]

1909, 2018

Capital Academy Goes to Paula’s Orchard

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Capital Academy|

Ms. Smith and Ms. Keller took a group of high school students to Paula's Orchard, as part of the "HS Newspaper Team," to report on their observations and the importance of pollination. Students returned to school and began drafting articles and reviews on their experiences. [...]

1709, 2018

An Architect’s Experience

By |September 17th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

Students at Cambridge- South Dorchester High School were involved in a hands on Tech Ed activity involving toothpicks and marshmallows! Each student was given an instruction sheet and were encouraged to produce what was pictured or make their own design! Students involved enjoyed this fun activity but how could [...]

1309, 2018

High School Norms & Expectations

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: Capital Academy|

Our Art Teacher, Ms. Keller, along with a group of students, worked diligently to brainstorm and create High School Wing wide norms and expectations. From here, they created posters under the "hash tag" theme and placed them around the High School Wing as friendly reminders to our [...]

1209, 2018

Catapult Learning Announces Acquisition of Special Education School in Southern California

By |September 12th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

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 [...]

1109, 2018

Working Wonders

By |September 11th, 2018|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

In a goal to reach our community, we invite programs such as Working Wonders to come in and work with our students. Working Wonders is a program that serves disabled adults within our community by giving them opportunities to volunteer and expand their skills. When volunteering in our [...]

709, 2018

Scientific Method & Fiesta Friday

By |September 7th, 2018|Categories: Capital Academy|

As part of his Scientific Method lesson, Mr. Hedash held a "Fiesta Friday" which required students to apply their knowledge of writing lab reports and processes of creating an experiment. Students used scale measuring instruments and conversion factors to determine exactly how many pounds of meat was required [...]

709, 2018

Tower Challenge

By |September 7th, 2018|Categories: Leeway School|

Team building is an important aspect of our school and classrooms. The Tower Challenge shows both teachers and students the importance of building a strong, healthy team. The Tower Challenge involves several teams (of 3-4 students) competing to assemble the tallest freestanding structure in a given time period with [...]

509, 2018

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

By |September 5th, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|

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. [...]

509, 2018

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

By |September 5th, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|

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 [...]

409, 2018

Slime Stress Balls

By |September 4th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

To kick off the 2018-2019 school year, one-of-a-kind stress tools were created in High Road programs at Denton Elementary, Lockerman Middle, and North Caroline High School. Ms. Ileana, the High Road Social Worker, and students discussed new school year transition while identifying school stressors and coping strategies. Throughout [...]

3108, 2018

August 2018 Students of the Month

By |August 31st, 2018|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Jada Jada has demonstrated exemplary behavior both in and out of the classroom.  She has served as a volunteer for several projects; attendance clerk, mentoring a non-verbal peer, St. Mary's Food Bank, horse therapy and multiple other activities.  She is an excellent participant in classroom rotations and shows [...]

2808, 2018

SHINE Classroom Events

By |August 28th, 2018|Categories: Aurora Day School|

The Shine Classroom welcomed back the school year by jumping straight into our cooking classes, learning about important social skills, and getting used to some new aspects of the classroom for the 2018-2019 school year! We made cookies, pasta salad, spaghetti, and spaghetti sauce! We learned about selling our [...]

2408, 2018

Elementary Class News

By |August 24th, 2018|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Elementary has been working hard to complete assessments and learning new skills in our reading and math rotations. The students have enjoyed learning about the states of matter and parts of a plant in science. We have been enjoying playing together and becoming great friends through play time and [...]

2308, 2018

Sierra School Newsletter August 2018

By |August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

Millad Nooraei, Director Andrea Pons, Associate Director This school year brings about a few changes. We are happy to introduce our new Director, Millad Nooraei, who recently served as our Associate Director the previous year and Ms. Andrea Pons, our new Associate Director, served as [...]

2208, 2018

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

By |August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Catapult In the News, Press Releases & Announcements|

(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 [...]

2108, 2018

First Week Back for the Senators!

By |August 21st, 2018|Categories: Capital Academy|

From the first day back for our new self-contained elementary wing. to teachers utilizing more brain breaks and academic centers to focus on special education needs everyone is excited for the new year. Each teacher has put a colorful spin on their classroom atmosphere with welcoming introductory activities [...]

2108, 2018

A Great Start to the 2018-19 School Year

By |August 21st, 2018|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Middle school has been working diligently to complete classroom assessment and complete all of our rotations within our rotational model. We have started our classroom projects in science learning about plant structures. The students have been developing coping skills and appropriate social skills that we require in our [...]

1908, 2018

Pups and Parks

By |August 19th, 2018|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

At Sierra School of Antioch we offer the companionship of two service dogs, Luna Lovegood and Seymour. Both are certified service dogs who have not only received basic canine training but also training for PTSD, anxiety, and to prevent self-harm. Everyone who visits is encouraged to give our [...]

1508, 2018

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

By |August 15th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

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 [...]

1408, 2018

And We’re Off!

By |August 14th, 2018|Categories: Center for Autism & Dyslexia|

The 2018-2019 school year is in full swing here at The Center for Autism and Dyslexia, in Bucyrus, Ohio. We are quite excited over all the new possibilities and experiences ahead of us this year. In addition to returning faculty and students we are fortunate to also be [...]

2307, 2018

Sierra Talent Show

By |July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

On May 25th Sierra Academy had their Talent Show! Eighteen acts, totaling 34 students, performed their wonderful talents. The performers spent months of hard work and practice in preparation for the big show. The talents ranged from solo singers, game show questions, musical instruments, comedy, group singing and [...]

2307, 2018

Educator Spotlight – Sarah Beaulieu

By |July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Camino Alto|

Sarah Beaulieu Social Worker “Sarah joined the Catapult team at the beginning of this school year, but her work ethic, reliability, rapport, and commitment display that of a veteran staff member. Sarah goes above and beyond to ensure that what is in the best interest for each student [...]

1807, 2018

North Bay Trip 2018

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

At North Bay, they taught our students to recognize how their actions affect their futures, their community, and the environment using character development and outdoors activities. The students attended two classes each day. One after breakfast and one after lunch. In these classes they did educational team-building activities [...]

2106, 2018

Regional MO Newspaper Highlights Kirksville School District’s Summer Journey Program

By |June 21st, 2018|Categories: Catapult In the News|

The Kirksville R-III School District’s Summer Journey program was highlighted in a recent article in the Columbia Daily Tribune. The article highlights several of the course projects that summer school students have been working on during the four-week program, including claymation films, Lego architecture, and more. The district’s program director, teachers, [...]

1806, 2018

McDonald County Summer Journey Featured on Local Missouri News

By |June 18th, 2018|Categories: Catapult In the News|

McDonald County School District’s Summer Journey program, which runs from May 30 through June 29, was featured on a recent newscast on KFJX Fox 14 News. The network highlighted the Catapult Learning program’s success in McDonald County, which has 56% of its students in attendance for the 2018 Summer Journey program. The [...]

1406, 2018

Trenton Catholic Academy 14th Annual Golf Outing

By |June 14th, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Trenton Catholic Academy educates a diverse PreK-12 student body to be responsible citizens of a global society through a challenging and relevant curriculum centered in Catholic tradition and values. Trenton Academy is a place where students "Believe, Dream, Succeed!" This year Catapult Learning is a proud sponsor of the [...]

1306, 2018

Extracting DNA in Science Class

By |June 13th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

By extracting strawberry DNA students were able to see up close and personal deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) strands. Students followed the scientific method and created hypothesis on what they thought would happen. They created a detergent using isopropyl alcohol, dish soap, sodium chloride. The students then used cheese cloth to [...]

1206, 2018

Educator Spotlight – June 2018

By |June 12th, 2018|Categories: EduBlog, Educator Spotlight|

We are pleased to feature our first-ever Team of the Month edition of Educator Spotlight! Over the years, we have received several requests to nominate a team of teachers for the Educator Spotlight honor. Team is defined as a group of educators who work together daily to support learning, student [...]

706, 2018

End of School Year Celebration

By |June 7th, 2018|Categories: Capital Academy|

On the last full day of school the staff helped to plan a BBQ at the end of the year. Staff prepared crafts, activities and sport rotations before and after lunch for the students.  Parents were also invited to join in on the activities and lunch.  Activities included [...]

406, 2018

Cultural Competence – Part I: First Steps

By |June 4th, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to the change the world.”—Nelson Mandela As educators, we must work to meet the needs of all learners in our classrooms. To do this, we must participate in continuous professional learning and self-reflection. We are obliged to study [...]

3005, 2018

Catapult Schools’ Career Fair Featured in Local San Diego Newspaper

By |May 30th, 2018|Categories: Catapult In the News|

Springall Academy and Sierra Academy of San Diego, members of the Catapult Learning Schools Group, hosted a Career Fair for the schools' students on April 18th. The event was featured in an article in the May/June 2018 issue of the Mission Times Courier. Several businesses—including the YMCA, Starbucks, and Kona [...]

2305, 2018

Better Hearing & Speech Month – Part I: Caring for Your Teacher Voice

By |May 23rd, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|

By Janelle Paul, M.S., CCC-SLP, Supervisor of Specialized Services, Catapult Learning I am excited to inform you that May is National Better Hearing and Speech Month! As a speech-language pathologist (SLP), I often use this month as an opportunity to provide knowledge and tips about good vocal hygiene and good listening [...]

2205, 2018

New Jersey Association of Federal Program Administrators Annual Conference

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The New Jersey Association of Federal Program Administrators (NJAFPA) Annual Conference will be taking place in Princeton, NJ at the Marriott at Forrestal on May 31, 2018. Catapult Learning is a proud sponsor of the NJAFPA Annual Conference! We are excited to be a part of this year's event and [...]

2205, 2018

Catapult Learning Sponsors Baccalaureate Ceremonies

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

This year Catapult Learning is a sponsor of two annual baccalaureate ceremonies for organizations that uphold a reputation of greatness. We are proud sponsors of the Black Community Organization Network's (BCON) 40th Annual Baccalaureate Ceremony and the Hispanic Educators Association of Nevada's (HEAN) 31st Annual Baccalaureate Ceremony. BCON's ceremony is [...]

2205, 2018

Catapult Learning will Exhibit at Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration Summer Conference

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Catapult Learning will be exhibiting at this year's Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration (CCOSA) Summer Conference in Norman, OK at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Center. John Scroggins will be at booth #019 on June 6th and 7th from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. The CCOSA School Leadership [...]

2205, 2018

The Catholic Foundation’s 17th Annual Golf Classic

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Catapult Learning was a proud sponsor of The Catholic Foundation's 17th Annual Golf Classic. Yesterday's event took place at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club and raised money to benefit the Catholic Schools and Catholic Education Endowments at the Foundation. Yesterday was dedicated to a great day of golf, [...]

1805, 2018

Educator Spotlight – May 2018

By |May 18th, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|

Educator Spotlight Announcing the May 2018 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. [...]

1805, 2018

2018 Career Fair

By |May 18th, 2018|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Sierra Academy of San Diego co-hosted an annual Career Day with Springall Academy this year. Eleven different businesses donated their time and came to campus to share information with all of the students. Businesses included: Snapology, YMCA, Horse Therapy, Camp Bow Wow, a Computer technician, Pet-Tential, 3 different [...]

1405, 2018

Creating With Clay

By |May 14th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Prince George’s County|

Middle school students were able to have creative control and expression through clay creation. The middle school classes were given some clay and told to create something, the second part of the project was for them to then write a passage briefly about their projects.Once they began working with [...]

905, 2018

Kindness Challenge

By |May 9th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

At the start of the 2018 Spring season, Ms. Ileana, High Road social worker, led a group activity with students in the High Road programs at Denton Elementary and North Caroline High school. The group activity focused on promoting random acts of kindness. Ms. Ileana introduced discussion topic of [...]

805, 2018

In-Service Days Complement Professional Development Activities

By |May 8th, 2018|Categories: EduBlog, Professional Development, School Leaders|

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 [...]

705, 2018

Virginia Association of School Superintendents Conference

By |May 7th, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Catapult Learning attended the Virginia Association of School Superintendents (VASS) Conference in Roanoke, Virginia. Beginning on May 6th and concluding yesterday, May 8th, the conference offered a rich array of professional learning and networking opportunities. This year's annual conference provided participants with insight into the new Administration's specific objectives for [...]

705, 2018

A Great Year for our Transitions Program

By |May 7th, 2018|Categories: Aurora Day School|

The Transitions program for the school year has been great. Our students spent time working with the community, handing out food every month during our food box distribution here on campus. Our students also spent numerous hours volunteering at St. Mary’s Food Bank, helping box and prep food [...]

205, 2018

Pennsylvania Association Federal Program Coordinators 50th Anniversary Annual Conference

By |May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events|

From April 29 to May 2, the Pennsylvania Association Federal Program Coordinators (PAFPC) celebrated its 50th anniversary during the association’s annual conference in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Catapult Learning exhibited at the 50th anniversary conference, which featured a "Leading & Learning” theme and provided attendees with information and training on the laws, [...]

205, 2018

Torah Umesorah 62nd Annual Leadership Convention

By |May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Catapult Learning is a gold sponsor at this year's 62nd Annual Torah Umesorah Annual Leadership Convention. Beginning on May 2nd and concluding on May 6th, this year's convention will be taking place at the Kalahari Resort in Pocono Manors, Pennsylvania. Torah Umesorah's mission is to ensure that every Jewish child [...]

3004, 2018

Local Connecticut BOE member with Autism Speaks to Students at High Road Academy

By |April 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom="no" pb_border_bottom="no" width="1/1" el_position="first last"] Enfield, Connecticut Board of Education member Sarah Hernandez, who has Autism, visited High Road Academy in Wallingford last week. Hernandez spoke with students, answered their questions, and toured the school with Education Director Sue Gilleaudeau.  Three local media outlets highlighted the visit in print [...]

3004, 2018

Local Connecticut BOE member with Autism Speaks to Students at High Road Academy

By |April 30th, 2018|Categories: Catapult In the News|Tags: , |

Enfield, Connecticut Board of Education member Sarah Hernandez, who has Autism, visited High Road Academy in Wallingford last week. Hernandez spoke with students, answered their questions, and toured the school with Education Director Sue Gilleaudeau.  Three local media outlets highlighted the visit in print and online features. Read the articles [...]

3004, 2018

Catapult Learning School Director Op-Ed on Autism and Inclusion Featured in Local Colorado Paper

By |April 30th, 2018|Categories: Catapult In the News|

An op-ed written by Sarah Strothkamp, Executive Director of Sierra School of Weld County, was featured in The Greeley Tribune, a print and online newspaper that serves Greeley and Weld Counties in Colorado. In the op-ed, It’s Time to Reflect on Inclusion, Strothkamp discusses the importance—and value—of inclusion both for  [...]

3004, 2018

Educator Spotlight – April 2018

By |April 30th, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|

Educator Spotlight Announcing the March 2018 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. [...]

2404, 2018

Historic Legislation

By |April 24th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland|

In celebration of African American History Month the High School students participated in a mock debate regarding the merits of the details in the landmark case, Brown vs. Board of Education. Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka,347 U.S. 483, was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in [...]

2404, 2018

Farming for Hunger

By |April 24th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland|

Recently students on gold, blue and green level earned a field trip to Farming 4 Hunger. Farming 4 Hunger is an organization that was formed in 2012 by Bernie Fowler Jr. in Southern Maryland. This is a non-profit organization that has partnered with over 27 local farms, 20+ [...]

2304, 2018

Mobile Dental Program Piloted at High Road School of Hartford

By |April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Catapult In the News, High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

An op-ed co-authored by Catapult Learning Regional Vice President Brooke Violante Kelly and Marwa Abdinoor, a senior at a Hartford-area high school, was recently published on CT Viewpoints. The sister site to The Connecticut Mirror, CT Viewpoints provides thoughtful commentary and robust discussion of public policy issues vital to the future [...]

2004, 2018

2018 High School Prom

By |April 20th, 2018|Categories: Aurora Day School|

The 2018 Prom was such a huge success and exciting day for all. The students looked beautiful and handsome for this very special event! Our sister school, Sierra Academy of Scottsdale arrived by limo and walked down the red carpet into the beautifully decorated event. Dresses, jewelry and men's [...]

1904, 2018

Catapult Learning Releases 2018 Learning Bag Catalog

By |April 19th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

A Cost-Effective Way to Keep Young Minds Engaged April 19, 2018, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning, a leading provider of instructional intervention and professional development solutions, today announced the availability of its 2018 Student Learning Bag & Lending Library Catalog, offering a cost-effective way to supply students with engaging [...]

1404, 2018

North Bay Trip 2018

By |April 14th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Cecil County, MD, High Road School: Harford County, MD, High Road School: Wilmington, DE|

At North Bay, they taught our students to recognize how their actions affect their futures, their community, and the environment using character development and outdoors activities. The students attended two classes each day. One after breakfast and one after lunch. In these classes they did educational team-building activities [...]

1304, 2018

Inaugural Jalen White Regional Spelling Bee

By |April 13th, 2018|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel, High Road Academy: Prince George’s County, High Road School: Prince George’s County, High Road School: Southern Maryland, High Road Upper School: Prince George’s County|

Spelling Bees are a popular and effective way to have students become better spellers. It allows them to practice spelling words they might not ordinarily use while mixing in some fun and competition. This the High Road Schools of the Maryland South Region decided to create a regional [...]

1104, 2018

National Poetry Month 2018

By |April 11th, 2018|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

During the month of April, the students and staff at High Road Academy of Prince George’s county celebrated National Poetry Month. Everyday during the morning announcements students were exposed to different poetic devices and challenged to use these throughout the day. The month ended with a poetry presentation entitled [...]

1104, 2018

Sea World Trip – April 2018

By |April 11th, 2018|Categories: Springall Academy|

Blue and gold level students were able to earn a field trip to Sea World. We explored the exhibits including Penguins, Sharks and Dolphins. We even got to go to the touch tanks to pet fish and got to sit in the Splash Zone at the Orca Encounter [...]

304, 2018

Mock Interview Day

By |April 3rd, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Anne Arundel County, High Road School: Baltimore County, MD, High Road School: Cecil County, MD, High Road School: Harford County, MD, High Road School: New Castle, DE, High Road School: Southern Delaware|

Students from 6 separate High Road Schools visited High Road School of Harford County on March 23rd for a Mock Interview Day. Students worked with their Transition Coordinators to prepare for the day, which included resume building, determining the appropriate attire, and questions for employers. Community employers donated [...]

304, 2018

Catapult Learning to Exhibit at the 2018 National Catholic Educational Association Convention and Expo in Booth #423

By |April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Leading Instructional Intervention Provider to Showcase Recently Launched STEM Program Based on the Engineering Design Process; Company Educational Experts to Host Sessions April 3, 2018, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning, a leading provider of instructional intervention and professional development solutions that generate academic gains and better life outcomes for [...]

204, 2018

2018 NCEA Convention and Expo

By |April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

Catapult Learning is a proud corporate partner ofthe National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA). The event begins on April 3rd and concludes on the 5th in Cincinnati, Ohio.   During NCEA, Catapult Learning will be presenting at two conference sessions:   1. International Perspective on Catholic Education (Session #1113) - Fr. Ron [...]

2903, 2018

From Knowledge to Action: How Instructional Leaders Can Create Positive Change

By |March 29th, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|

“Act or accept.”  —Anonymous “Knowing about the ‘knowing-doing gap’ is different from doing something about it.” —Jeffery Pfeffer and Robert I. Sutton, authors How do we turn knowledge into measurable action? How do we address the knowing-doing gap within education. As an educator, I try to live by the words, [...]

2303, 2018

Educator Spotlight – March 2018

By |March 23rd, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|

Educator Spotlight Announcing the March 2018 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. [...]

2003, 2018

Calming Critters Group Counseling Activity

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

Students in High Road at Denton Elementary School practiced using coping skills by creating “Calming Critters” when participating in a group counseling session with High Road Social Worker, Ileana Hoffman, LGSW. Group session focused on identifying feelings and exploring new coping tools. Ms. Ileana and students engaged in discussion [...]

1903, 2018

Old School Communication

By |March 19th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

At the start of the 2018 Spring season, Ms. Ileana, High Road social worker, led a group activity with students in the High Road programs at Denton Elementary and North Caroline High school. The group activity focused on promoting random acts of kindness. Ms. Ileana introduced discussion [...]

1903, 2018

Catapult Learning Principal Seminar Features Award-winning Author & Noted Speaker Dr. David Lieberman

By |March 19th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

March 19, 2018, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning recently welcomed David Lieberman, Ph.D., to speak to over 100 school principals and administrators in Lakewood, New Jersey. The event was held on Thursday, March 15, at Lake Terrace Hall in Lakewood. Dr. Lieberman’s presentation, “All in a Day's Work: Acknowledgement. Insight. Strategy.” [...]

1803, 2018

Race for Autism 2018

By |March 18th, 2018|Categories: Springall Academy|

This year’s Race for Autism was held at Balboa Park on March 24th. Thousands of people came in support of kids and adults who have been diagnosed with Autism. Sierra Academy has participated in the Race for Autism for several years but this year Sierra was fortunate enough [...]

1403, 2018

How STEM & the Engineering Design Process Develop Problem-Solving & Critical-Thinking Skills

By |March 14th, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|

STEM certainly is a hot topic in education right now, and for good reason. A strong STEM curriculum does more than just focus on skill instruction; it provides learners with an integrated approach that brings together their knowledge from different core areas and allows them opportunities for tangible problem-solving that [...]

1303, 2018

Catapult Learning Launches New Turnkey STEM Program Inspired by the Engineering Design Process

By |March 13th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

March 13, 2018, Camden, NJ – Catapult Learning, a leading provider of instructional intervention and professional development solutions, today announced the launch of its new supplemental STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) program. Catapult Learning works with hundreds of district partners across the country and has seen first-hand how schools [...]

1303, 2018

Launching Into Learning

By |March 13th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

The students have been working on acceleration, speed and velocity. The students calculated the project using the formula distance= velocity x time. To get the basics of how objects move and what forces affect them during movement/flight. Then we started on projectile motion, to give us an understanding [...]

103, 2018

Students’ Visit to Norwalk Fire Department Featured in Local News

By |March 1st, 2018|Categories: Catapult In the News|

Students from High Road School of Norwalk had the opportunity to tour the Norwalk Fire Department during the month of February. Visits, organized by grade level, allowed the students to walk through the firehouse and spend time talking with the firefighters. The Norwalk Daily Voice reported on the event, featuring [...]

103, 2018

100 Days on Blue

By |March 1st, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

Kennara joined NCHS High Road for her 9th grade year. It has been her initial transition back into the public school setting since 6th grade. Since joining us she maintained Blue level and passed all her classes through the High Road room for the first semester. Since the beginning [...]

103, 2018

African American History Wax Museum Visit

By |March 1st, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland|

A primary motivation for establishing America’s first African American history wax museum was to “use education, history, and example to help culturally disadvantaged youth overcome feelings of alienation, defeatism, and despair”. Exposure to the Museum and its programs ensures that youth, as well as adult patrons, learn more about [...]

2302, 2018

Educator Spotlight – February 2018

By |February 23rd, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|

Educator Spotlight Announcing the February 2018 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. [...]

2102, 2018

Black History Month 2018

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

During the month of February the students and staff at High Road Academy of Prince George’s County celebrated Black History month. Each class selected an influential African-American and was responsible for creating a presentation which could be a song, dance, poem, or a visual display. Students and staff ended [...]

2002, 2018

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy with Courageous Hearts

By |February 20th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Southern Delaware|

Our students participated in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy with Courageous Hearts. Courageous Hearts is located in Lincoln DE. They help students dealing with ADHD, Depression, Behavior Issues, and more. Courageous Hearts help teach skills and give encouragement to develop confidence along with other great abilities that students can use in [...]

2002, 2018

Black History Month

By |February 20th, 2018|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

Led by Mrs. Adrienne Lyon and her dedicated team of volunteers, High Road Academy made Black History Month memorable. Students were able to engage in various activities that highlighted the contribution of Africans and afro- American individuals and their culture. Every week students chose between a cooking project [...]

1902, 2018

Catapult Learning Supports Steps for Students 5K Run for Catholic Education

By |February 19th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Race Sponsorship Benefits Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston February 17, 2018, Camden, NJ - Catapult Learning, a leading provider of instructional intervention and professional development solutions that generate academic gains and better life outcomes for students, today announced its sponsorship of the 13th annual Steps 4 Students 5K [...]

1702, 2018

Elementary Classroom Highlights – February 2018

By |February 17th, 2018|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Elementary had a busy February filled with learning. Our minds are growing each and every day in our rotations. The students are learning to memorize their multiplication facts, continuing to expand on their vocabulary, and also working on writing paragraphs in class. The students are also working together to [...]

1602, 2018

ServSafe Training

By |February 16th, 2018|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland|

Through our partnership with Prince George’s Community College, he High Road School of Southern Maryland continues to offer students an opportunity to gain training and knowledge in a variety of industries. . A number of our students are currently taking the nationally recognized ServSafe class. In this class the [...]

1302, 2018

How to Save a Life

By |February 13th, 2018|Categories: High Road Upper School: Prince George’s County|

As part of our Workforce Development Program students learn CPR that can be applied to several differen jobs such as life guarding. This lesson demonstrates the student’s ability to learn and properly perform CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation). At the completion of the lesson, students will be able to utilize [...]

802, 2018

Catapult Learning Exhibits at the 2018 National Title I Conference

By |February 8th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Leading Instructional Intervention Provider to Showcase Programs Among More Than 3,000 Educators February 8, 2018, Camden, NJ - Catapult Learning, a leading provider of instructional intervention and professional development solutions that generate academic gains and better life outcomes for students, today announced its participation in the 2018 National Title I Conference [...]

2501, 2018

How Strong Instructional Leaders Can Bring Out the Best in Educators

By |January 25th, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|

Great leaders and managers recognize the importance of maximizing their resources, including recruiting and retaining the right people for their organizations. In the book, First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently, authors Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman state, “Select a person, set expectations, motivate the [...]

2201, 2018

Educator Spotlight – January 2018

By |January 22nd, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|

Educator Spotlight We are starting the new year off with a fantastic group of dedicated and talented educators from across Catapult Learning. Announcing the January 2018 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted [...]

1701, 2018

More than an Extracurricular: Integrating Service Learning into the Curriculum

By |January 17th, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|Tags: , |

If your school is anything like the schools where I work or the schools where my children attend, parents organize service learning opportunities throughout the school year. There are food drives at Thanksgiving, coat and gift collections during the holidays, a full day of service on Martin Luther King, Jr. [...]

1001, 2018

Investing in Self-Reflection: A Resolution for the New Year

By |January 10th, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|Tags: , , |

“Happy New Year!” This time of year, and specifically those words, often lead one through a customary self-reflection of the previous year—personally and professionally—with recollections of the good, the bad, and the indifferent in hopes of setting new goals. January 1st brings optimism for a new beginning, the perspective of [...]

1001, 2018

Investing in Self-Reflection: A Resolution for the New Year

By |January 10th, 2018|Categories: EduBlog|Tags: , , |

“Happy New Year!” This time of year, and specifically those words, often lead one through a customary self-reflection of the previous year—personally and professionally—with recollections of the good, the bad, and the indifferent in hopes of setting new goals. January 1st brings optimism for a new beginning, the perspective of [...]

701, 2018

Black History Month 2018

By |January 7th, 2018|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

Recently, the Elementary, Middle, and High School students interested in careers in Landscaping attended a workshop hosted by Elisha Pittman to gain information regarding the profession. Students received information regarding the pay range, types of work involved, working for yourself, and customer service. They were very interested in hearing [...]

2112, 2017

Educator Spotlight – December 2017

By |December 21st, 2017|Categories: EduBlog|

Announcing the December 2017 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our [...]

1812, 2017

Teacher Spotlight – Samantha Popel

By |December 18th, 2017|Categories: High Road School: Norwalk, CT|

“Samantha has started the Reading Buddies Program for our school with our high school students and elementary students. Within this program her high school students are paired up with a student from our elementary classroom. The high school students will read to their assigned elementary student and they [...]

1812, 2017

High Road School of Wallingford’s PJ Day Featured in Local News

By |December 18th, 2017|Categories: Catapult In the News|Tags: , , , |

Several students at High Road School of Wallingford got to wear their pajamas to school on Friday, December 15. The annual event, known as PJ Day, is a fundraiser for the Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Students who give donations get to participate [...]

412, 2017

Educator Spotlight – November 2017

By |December 4th, 2017|Categories: EduBlog|

Announcing the November 2017 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our [...]

112, 2017

Student Agency: The Heart of Personalized Learning

By |December 1st, 2017|Categories: EduBlog|

During a visit to our school’s eucalyptus grove this year, I was amazed to watch a group of our kindergartners demonstrating the student agency inherent to this age group. Watching these young people interact in natural surroundings was witnessing student agency at its finest. Without prompting or instruction, [...]

2111, 2017

2017 Agudath Israel Convention

By |November 21st, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Catapult Learning is a proud sponsor of this year's Agudath Israel Convention taking place at the Crowne Plaza in Stamford, Connecticut. This Thursday, November 23rd until the 26th, Catapult Learning's representatives will be attending sessions about leadership, growth, success, and our future. Going to a convention gives us the opportunity [...]

2111, 2017

2017 Georgia Council of Administrators of Special Education Conference

By |November 21st, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Catapult Learning was a proud sponsor of the 2017 Georgia Council of Administrators of Special Education (G-CASE) Fall Conference in Savannah, Georgia. On November 15th to the 17th, the G-CASE Fall Conference presented Everyday HEROES - Highly Effective Resources and Opportunities for Exceptional Students! Our schools group representatives, Andrea Vargas, Josh Strzegowski, and [...]

2011, 2017

Student of the Month – Waffle Breakfast

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Sierra Academy does a monthly waffle breakfast to celebrate our Student of the Month winners.  Monthly themes that students work on include items such as: integrity, respect, empathy, kindness, determination, self-advocacy, leadership, etc.  Sierra Academy also honors our students monthly for Perfect Attendance for the entire school year.  Students have [...]

2011, 2017

Getting Started with STEAM: A Mini Toolkit

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: EduBlog|

STEM is an acronym referring to the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The term STEM is typically used when addressing education policy and curriculum choices in schools to competitiveness in science and technology development. STEAM is designed to integrate STEM subjects into various relevant disciplines in education [...]

1611, 2017

Another Look at What Is Special About Special Education

By |November 16th, 2017|Categories: EduBlog|

Two years ago, I wrote my first blog for Catapult’s EduBlog, titled “Back to the Future of Special Education.” That blog post explored the question, “What is special about special education?” from the perspective of the importance in taking a diagnostic and prescriptive approach to special education. Two [...]

1311, 2017

New High Road School Campus Featured in Local Maryland News

By |November 13th, 2017|Categories: Catapult In the News|Tags: |

The grand opening of High Road School's new location in Prince George’s County, Maryland, was recently featured in several local news outlets. Prince George's Community TV/CTV76 visited the school and interviewed Michelle Anderson, the school’s Education Director, for the story. Click here to watch the broadcast clip. The Beltsville News features the [...]

1311, 2017

2017 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention

By |November 13th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Catapult Learning will be joining thousands of educators, experts, authors, administrators, and publishers in St. Louis, Missouri for the 2017 National Council of Teachers for English Annual Convention (NCTE) Annual Convention on November 16th. From the 16th to the 19th, Catapult Learning will be exhibiting at the convention (booth #909). [...]

911, 2017

28th Annual Council of Administrators of Special Education Conference: Fall 2017

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Catapult Learning is a proud sponsor of the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). CASE is an international professional educational organization which is affiliated with the Council for Exceptional Children whose members are dedicated to the enhancement of the worth, dignity, potential, and uniqueness of each individual in society. [...]

711, 2017

Catapult Learning Marks Grand Opening of New Location for Two Schools in Prince George’s County

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|Tags: , |

Special and Alternative Education Provider Opens Campus to Better Serve Students Catapult Learning, a leading provider of special and alternative education solutions that generate academic gains and better life outcomes for students, today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of the High Road School and High Road [...]

711, 2017

Educator Spotlight – October 2017

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: EduBlog, Educator Spotlight|

Announcing the October 2017 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our [...]

711, 2017

Honoring Background Knowledge

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: EduBlog|

"Education is all a matter of building bridges.” —Ralph Ellison One of my favorite television shows is Modern Family, and a favorite character on the show is Cam, the self-proclaimed farm boy from “Missoura” who often refers to his upbringing with tales that often include hog raising and [...]

611, 2017

11th Annual HISD Golf Tournament: A Proud Sponsor

By |November 6th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Catapult Learning is a proud sponsor of the 11th Annual Houston Independent School District (HISD) Golf Tournament. This tournament benefited the HISD Innovative Fund - Encouraging schools and teachers to inspire students. Georgia Moss, Director of Educational Partnerships, and Annette Charles, Territory Vice President, had a great time supporting Catapult [...]

2310, 2017

Catapult Learning Awarded Contract for Title IV Program to Serve Private Nonpublic Schools in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

By |October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Title IV Program Joins the Company’s Title I and II Program Partnerships with HISD October 23, 2017, Camden, NJ –Catapult Learning, Inc. today announced that the company has been awarded a contract by the Houston Independent School District to provide Title IV, Part A services to private, nonpublic schools within [...]

2010, 2017

NCEA: Catholic Leadership Summit October 22 – 25, 2017

By |October 20th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is a proud corporate partner of NCEA and will be attending NCEA: Catholic Leadership Summit which takes place October 22-25, 2017. The NCEA Catholic Leadership Summit is open to all NCEA members who are arch/diocesan superintendents, assistant or associate superintendents, directors of diocesan level offices of Catholic school [...]

2010, 2017

Association for Compensatory Educators in Texas (ACET)

By |October 20th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning will exhibit at the upcoming Association for Compensatory Educators in Texas (ACET)  on October 23, 2017. This conference provides a great opportunity to learn how Catapult's services can support your schools. ACET is a state affiliate of the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators (NAFEPA). NAFEPA provides [...]

2010, 2017

NJSBA Workshop 2017

By |October 20th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning will participate in this year's NJSBA workshop on October 23, 2017. This workshop is a great opportunity for conference attendees to learn more about the services Catapult Learning can provide your schools. Workshop 2017 is the largest professional development event for school leaders in New Jersey. The conference offers training, [...]

2010, 2017

Sierra Academy Featured on ABC15

By |October 20th, 2017|Categories: Sierra Academy of Scottsdale|

Following our grand reopening in early October 2017, we were happy to be featured in a news segment on ABC15. The news featured highlights our school’s focus on helping students with autism and other learning disabilities gain social and life skills, in addition to academics, to prepare them for the [...]

1810, 2017

Council of Great City Schools Cleveland, Ohio October 18th – 20th

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is a proud sponsor of the Council of Great City Schools which takes in Cleveland, Ohio at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown, October 18th - 22nd. Hosted by the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, the five-day conference will give more than 1,000 big-city school superintendents, board members, senior administrators and [...]

1210, 2017

Student Questions & Creating a Culture of Inquiry

By |October 12th, 2017|Categories: EduBlog|

Ask any builder and they will tell you the most essential part of creating a home that will stand the test of time and endure the elements is a strong foundation. A focus on 21st Century Learning and Innovation Skills has prompted schools to identify opportunities for students [...]

1210, 2017

Catapult Learning Receives Accreditation from AdvancED for Commitment to Continuous Improvement

By |October 12th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Catapult Learning Receives Accreditation from AdvancED for Commitment to Continuous Improvement Special and Alternative Education Provider Excels in Voluntary External Review Camden, NJ – Catapult Learning, a leading provider of special and alternative education, intervention programs, and professional development solutions that generate academic gains and better life outcomes for students, [...]

1110, 2017

CEC Convention and Expo 2017

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning will exhibit at this year's CEC 2017 Conference and Expo. This conference focuses on special and gifted education. Please stop by Catapult Learning’s booth #1727 for more information about our special education and alternative education programs!

1110, 2017

MANS 2017 Administrators Conference, October 11-13, 2017

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is a proud Mighty Mac sponsor at this year's MANS Conference at Mission Point Resort. This conference bring over 200 education leaders to learn about issues facing faith-based schools while hearing methods that will inform your school improvement efforts. Please be sure to stop by our table to learn [...]

1110, 2017

California Association of Administrators of State and Federal Education Programs (CAASFEP)

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is a proud sponsor of this year's California Association of Administrators of State and Federal Education Programs (CAASFEP)  conference. CAASFEP is a professional organization serving State and Federal Project Directors and others in the implementation of federal and state programs. CAASFEP is a state affiliate of the National Association [...]

410, 2017

Archdiocese of Baltimore Gala

By |October 4th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is proud to sponsor the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s 9th Annual Gala celebrating Catholic education.  The gala took place at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront on September 30, 2017. Each autumn, this always festive occasion promotes the mission of our archdiocesan schools and raises significant funds in support of both current and endowed tuition assistance scholarships.  

410, 2017

NCEA Elizabeth Ann Seton Awards October 2, 2017

By |October 4th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning, a proud partner of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), attended the NCEA Seton Awards Gala that took place at The Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC on October 2, 2017. The NCEA Seton Award is named after Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton in recognition of her lifelong dedication to teaching. This [...]

310, 2017

Educator Spotlight – September 2017

By |October 3rd, 2017|Categories: EduBlog, Educator Spotlight|

Announcing the September 2017 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are [...]

2909, 2017

District Sees Improved Test Scores & Budget Surplus with Summer Journey

By |September 29th, 2017|Categories: Catapult In the News|

In its inaugural year with Summer Journey, Union R-XI School District has seen positive results, from enrollment to test scores to budget surplus, according to several recent articles posted on emissourian.com. The school district saw  over a 100% increase in it enrollment over its 2016 summer program. More than 1,100 [...]

2609, 2017

Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims

By |September 26th, 2017|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle), High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle), High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

Students from many High Road Schools in Connecticut dove into providing relief for people in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. At the end of our collections, students donated $345 of their school store money to the two charities we decided upon. With Pet Centers in many of our schools, [...]

2009, 2017

INPAC

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is excited to be exhibiting at the Indiana Non-Public Administrators Conference in Carmel, Indiana on September 25th - 26th. INPAC provides opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as an opportunity for networking. In addition to featuring noted professionals, the conferences offer Indiana’s non-public educators an opportunity [...]

2009, 2017

MO-CASE

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is excited to be exhibiting at the Missouri Council of Administrators of Special Education (MO-CASE) in Osage Beach, Missouri. MO-CASE attracts approximately 1,000 Special Education Directors, Process Coordinators, Superintendents, Principals, Psych Examiners, and Agency Person from around the state. This is a perfect opportunity to showcase Catapult Learning’s [...]

1209, 2017

Catapult Learning Expands Presence in Arizona with Acquisition of Desert Heights Academy

By |September 12th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Special Education Provider Now Serves Over 330 Students at Three Schools in the State September 12, 2017, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning, a leading provider of special and alternative education, intervention programs, and professional development solutions that generate academic gains and better life outcomes for students, today announced the [...]

2208, 2017

Catapult Learning Strengthens Finance Team With Addition of Joseph Driscoll

By |August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Finance Expert Brings More Than 20 Years of Fiscal Management and Oversight Experience to Company August 22, 2017, Camden, NJ –Catapult Learning, a leading provider of outstanding education solutions that generate demonstrable academic achievement and better life outcomes for students, today announced the appointment of Joseph Driscoll to vice president, [...]

1007, 2017

Catapult Learning Strengthens Sales Leadership with Addition of Chris Shenk

By |July 10th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

New executive brings over two decades of business development experience to Catapult Learning. July 10, 2017, Camden, NJ – Catapult Learning announced today that Chris Shenk has joined the company as Vice President of Sales for the company’s Education Solutions group. In this role, Shenk will lead the national sales [...]

2706, 2017

Successful Summer Journey Program Featured in Local Missouri Newspaper

By |June 27th, 2017|Categories: Catapult In the News|

Maryville R-II School District’s Summer Journey program was featured in a recent article in the Maryville Daily Forum, a local newspaper in Maryville, Missouri. The school district, which has run its own summer program in past years, adopted Catapult Learning’s Summer Journey for its 2017 summer school program. The result [...]

2206, 2017

Catapult Learning Awarded Title Services Contract for Seton Catholic Schools Network

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|Tags: , |

The three-year contract will provide Title I, II, and III services to 13 Milwaukee-area Catholic elementary schools. June 22, 2017, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning, Inc. today announced that the company has been awarded a three-year contract to provide Title services to the Seton Catholic Schools Network in Milwaukee, [...]

2006, 2017

Summer Journey Attendance Doubles for Missouri’s Union R-XI School District

By |June 20th, 2017|Categories: Catapult In the News|

Union R-XI School District is one of 35 Missouri school districts participating in Summer Journey, Catapult Learning’s summer program that enrolls nearly 25,000 Missouri students each year. The Union School District, which has offered a summer program in the past but adopted Summer Journey for 2017, was recently featured in [...]

2006, 2017

2017 NCEA New Directions Exceptional Learners Conference

By |June 20th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is excited to share that our very own Lee Anne Housley and Susan Gerenstein will be presenting on Maximizing Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) at this year's Exceptional Learner Conference 2017 taking place this week in Evanston, Illinois. ELC 2017 will provide top-level education to teachers and administrators [...]

906, 2017

National Charter School Conference

By |June 9th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is a sponsor for The National Charter Schools Conference which takes place on June 12-13, 2017 in Washington, DC. The National Charter Schools Conference is the best learning and networking event for charter school educators, leaders, and advocates. This conference is about being part of a movement, learning from [...]

906, 2017

CCOSA Summer Conference June 6-8, 2017

By |June 9th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning exhibited at ­Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration Summer Conference on June 6-8, 2017. The CCOSA/USSA Summer Conference is the premier conference for Oklahoma school administrators at all levels. The CCOSA/USSA Conference encompasses all public school administrators from each association under the CCOSA umbrella (OASA, OAESP, OASSP, OMLEA [...]

806, 2017

Making Your Classroom Lessons Breathable

By |June 8th, 2017|Categories: EduBlog|

Let me start out by saying that I appreciate the attention to “best practices” that goes into the creation of the professional development (PD) sessions that consultants like myself deliver to teachers. The work of a consultant is challenging, time consuming, and sometimes grueling. To do what we [...]

106, 2017

Educator Spotlight – May 2017

By |June 1st, 2017|Categories: EduBlog|Tags: |

Announcing the May 2017 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our [...]

1005, 2017

FASFEPA

By |May 10th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning will exhibit at this year's Florida Association of State Federal Educational Program Administrators (FASFEPA). FASFEPA  and the East Coast Technical Assistance Center (ECTAC) collaborate to provide Technical Assistance Forums twice a year. ​This year Catapult Learning will be exhibiting at this Forum which takes place on May 10-12, 2017. [...]

1005, 2017

PAFPC

By |May 10th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning exhibits at the 48th Annual PAFPC Conference. This conference provides the training required by the law, regulations and policies that focuses on program implementation, monitoring, and fiscal accountability. The theme of the 48th Annual PAFPC Conference—Compliance not Complacence— centers on the correct use of federal funds for programs [...]

405, 2017

Summer Journey Featured on KMOV TV St. Louis

By |May 4th, 2017|Categories: Catapult In the News|

Catapult Learning's Summer Journey program was recently highlighted in a feature story on KMOV TV St. Louis. Katie Brettschneider, a representative from Northwest School District in High Ridge, Missouri, spoke about the free, full-day Summer Journey program available to students in grades K-8. Brettschneider discussed the program's many features, including the hands-on activities that [...]

305, 2017

Torah Umesorah

By |May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning, Inc. is a platinum sponsor at the 61st Torah Umesorah Annual Leadership Convention. This convention will take place at Kalahari Resorts and begins on May 4 - 7, 2017. It's Torah Umesorah's mission to ensure that every Jewish child in Yeshivos, Day Schools, and Bais Yaakovs receives the highest standards [...]

205, 2017

Summer Journey’s STEM Curriculum Featured in Local Missouri Newspaper

By |May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Catapult In the News|

Catapult Learning's Summer Journey program was recently featured in an article on The Lincoln County Journal's website. The article, "Winfield Summer School to focus on STEM Learning,"  highlights the school district's focus on STEM learning, beginning with Summer Journey's STEM-focused courses with plans to expand STEM learning to the district's [...]

2704, 2017

Educator Spotlight – April 2017

By |April 27th, 2017|Categories: EduBlog|

Announcing the April 2017 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our [...]

2404, 2017

Catapult Learning Alternative Education Program Featured in Columbia (TN) Newspaper

By |April 24th, 2017|Categories: Catapult In the News|

Catapult Learning’s alternative education program at Cox Middle School in Columbia, Tennessee, was featured in a recent article on The Daily Herald website. The program, called “Cougar Academy,” is credited with helping to turn the once troubled and dangerous middle school into a safer and more learning-focused environment. Ryan Pope, [...]

1804, 2017

CEC 2017: Special Education Convention & Expo

By |April 18th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning will be exhibiting at CEC 2017 Special Education Convention & Expo to be held April 19th-22nd. The convention will take place at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success [...]

1804, 2017

NCEA 2017 Convention and Expo

By |April 18th, 2017|Categories: Events|

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom="no" pb_border_bottom="no" width="1/1" el_position="first last"] Catapult Learning looks forward to participating as a continued corporate sponsor of the 2017 National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) Conference and Expo this year in St. Louis, Missouri! The NCEA 2017 Convention & Expo will take place April 18 - 20 at the America’s [...]

1204, 2017

Reverend Ronald Nuzzi, Ph.D., Named Executive Director of Equitable Access and Excellence at Catapult Learning

By |April 12th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

In his dual-capacity role, Reverend Nuzzi will focus on securing equitable services for students and developing programs that impact academic excellence nationally. April 11, 2017, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning, Inc. announced the hiring of the Reverend Ronald Nuzzi, Ph.D., as Executive Director of Equitable Access and Excellence. Nuzzi [...]

504, 2017

Catapult Learning Principal Seminar Featured Acclaimed Speaker Richard Lavoie

By |April 5th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Catapult Learning Principal Seminar Featured Acclaimed Speaker Richard Lavoie April 5, 2017, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning recently welcomed Richard Lavoie, M.A., M.Ed., to speak to a group of more than 200 Lakewood, New Jersey principals and administrators. The event was held on Thursday, March 30, at Lake Terrace Hall in [...]

404, 2017

Developing Learner Voice: The Transition to Student-Directed Learning

By |April 4th, 2017|Categories: EduBlog|

Research has shown that developing learner voice may be the most powerful lever available to improve student learning in schools. Students learn better when they are engaged partners throughout the educational process.1 When students plan educational activities, their investment, ownership, and consequent learning is greatly increased.2 At Catapult [...]

3003, 2017

LASAFAP

By |March 30th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning exhibits at the Louisiana Association of School Administrators of Federally Assisted Programs each year. At LASAFAP, conference activities allows members, exhibitors & friends to explore and understand many of the destinations ESSA identifies on the road to its full implementation. Capitalize on such destinations as: ESSA’s requirement to [...]

1503, 2017

Using Social Stories to Support Autism Students’ Learning

By |March 15th, 2017|Categories: EduBlog|

Navigating the autism community and differentiating between what may be “the buzz” and what is an evidenced-based strategy is often difficult for teachers and parents alike. Further compounding this navigation is that the media often covers only fads, or “quick fixes,” rather than those strategies that have been [...]

3101, 2017

The Power of Reflection for Teaching & Leading

By |January 31st, 2017|Categories: EduBlog|

“Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.” —Peter Drucker, author and founder of Drucker Business Institute A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to interview a superintendent and a school board member for a graduate school assignment on [...]

301, 2017

High Road Students Overcome Anxiety, Enjoy Holiday Party

By |January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Catapult In the News|

High Road Students Overcome Anxiety, Enjoy Holiday Party BLOOMINGTON — During a season of rambunctious holiday parties and lively school concerts, children with emotional and intellectual disabilities can miss out on the fun. Parents of students at High Road School — a private educational facility for children with physical, cognitive, [...]

1912, 2016

Leadership Development Aligned to Mission and Vision of Excellence

By |December 19th, 2016|Categories: EduBlog|

Leadership Development: Start with the mission and a vision for your organization Excellent schools need excellent leaders whose principles and practices align with the school’s educational mission and vision. They are inspired and motivated by the vision of excellence and possess the desire and skills necessary for making [...]

1312, 2016

Literacy Instruction: Casting a Wider Net

By |December 13th, 2016|Categories: EduBlog|

Over the course of 40+ years in Special Education, my enduring passion has been dedicated to individuals with significant reading disabilities (Dyslexia). Historically, professionals working with this population have largely targeted individuals of average or above average intellectual ability who had an unexpected difficulty learning to read relative [...]

3011, 2016

Lifelong Learning and Innovation Skills

By |November 30th, 2016|Categories: EduBlog|

The partnership for 21st Century Learning, or “P21,” was founded in 2002, intending to bring together the business community, education leaders, and policy makers in order to, “position 21st century readiness at the center of US K-12 education and to kick-start a national conversation on the importance of [...]

3011, 2016

Lunch & Learn On the Go – Houston, TX

By |November 30th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning, an approved Houston ISD contracted services provider, is hosting an informational session event known as the "Holiday Lunch & Learn On the Go" on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 11:00 am - 1:30 pm at Houston's exclusive, Backstreet Café. Catapult Learning is committed to providing outstanding education solutions that [...]

1711, 2016

ASHA Career Fair

By |November 17th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning will be exhibiting at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Career Fair from November 17-19 at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. At ASHA's career fair, this is the place where job seekers are able to connect with Catapult Learning and other employers. Each employer gets to meet one-on-one with job seekers [...]

1411, 2016

Agudath Israel of America 94th National Convention

By |November 14th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning will be exhibiting at the Agudath Israel of America's 94th National Convention held November 17-20, 2016. The convention will take place at the Crowne Plaza Stamford Hotel in Stamford, CT. Since 1922, Agudath Israel was founded. Since then, it has served as Orthodox Jewry's umbrella organization on our [...]

1411, 2016

NABSE 44th Annual Conference

By |November 14th, 2016|Categories: Events|

NABSE is the premier organization advocating on behalf of African-American education. Their activities include local, state and regional conferences, tutoring/coaching sessions, training programs, scholarships, newsletters, recognition programs, position papers, student trips and monitoring local, state and federal directives. To this day, NABSE officers, members and affiliates have pledged themselves to [...]

911, 2016

Catapult Learning Strengthens Executive Team with Addition of Steve Quattrociocchi

By |November 9th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Catapult Learning Strengthens Executive Team with Addition of Steve Quattrociocchi Newly Named Education Solutions Group President Brings Three Decades of Education and Technology Leadership to Catapult Learning November 07, 2016 12:32 PM Eastern Standard Time CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catapult Learning, Inc., today announced the hiring of Steve Quattrociocchi as President of [...]

311, 2016

Firm starts scholarship program for Bucks County Catholic school students

By |November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Catapult In the News|

Firm starts scholarship program for Bucks County Catholic school students An instructional services company with a local office in Middletown has started a scholarship program for students attending Archdiocese of Philadelphia schools in Bucks County. Officials from Catapult Learning Inc. recently announced that it has endowed one $2,500 scholarship a [...]

211, 2016

Missouri Charter Schools Conference 2016

By |November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Events|

Missouri Charter Public School Association, formed by a dedicated group of volunteers and member schools, is the only organization dedicated specifically to the needs of the charter school sector. Their mission is to improve student achievement by increasing access to high quality charter public education options throughout Missouri. With impressive [...]

2810, 2016

NAEHCY 28th Annual Conference

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: Events|

On October 29th until November 1st, Catapult Learning will be exhibiting at the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth. This conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, FL. The NAEHCY annual conference brings together a wealth of knowledge from across the country. Nearly [...]

2810, 2016

2016 NCEA Catholic Leadership Summit

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: Events|

The NCEA Catholic Leadership Summit began on Sunday, October 23 and concluded on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The 2016 summit was held at the Hyatt Regency in Indianapolis, IN. The Catholic Leadership Summit gave the opportunity for leaders to network with each other by providing an impressive line-up, keynote presentations and [...]

2810, 2016

R-XIV Uses New Tool to Gauge Learning

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: Catapult In the News|

R-XIV Uses New Tool to Gauge Learning The Lonedell R-XIV School District has implemented a new assessment tool that will help students, teachers, administrators and parents gauge student understanding of specific content taught. Superintendent Jenny Ulrich said the district has recently purchased an online testing tool called Evaluate by Catapult [...]

2610, 2016

Workshop 2016 Partners in Student Achievement – NJSBA

By |October 26th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Workshop 2016 is the largest professional development event for school leaders in New Jersey. The conference offers training, networking and events for the entire district team, including school board members, school business administrators, superintendents, school technology professionals, school facilities managers and staff, and curriculum professionals. To be a truly effective [...]

1910, 2016

60th Annual Fall Council of the Great City Schools

By |October 19th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is a proud sponsor of the Council of the Great City Schools. The CGCS goals are to educate all urban school students to the highest academic standards. To lead, govern and manage our urban public schools in ways that advance the education of our children and inspire the [...]

1910, 2016

Stop By Our Booth at the ACET 2016 Fall Conference

By |October 19th, 2016|Categories: Events|

With an exciting lineup of speakers, Catapult Learning will be exibiting at the ACET 2016 Fall Conference at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Dallas, TX from October 20th until the 21st. If you plan to attend, please stop by! ACET conferences are about preparing Texas' educational leaders to stay current in state [...]

1310, 2016

Trenton R-9 Board of Education Approves Baseball Field Agreement, Reviews Summer School

By |October 13th, 2016|Categories: Catapult In the News|

Trenton R-9 Board of Education Approves Baseball Field Agreement, Reviews Summer School Trenton R-9 Board of Education has approved a baseball field user agreement for two years; and a summer school contract for three years. For use of the Burleigh Grimes baseball field, Trenton R-9 will pay $200 per day, [...]

1310, 2016

Educator Spotlight – September 2016

By |October 13th, 2016|Categories: EduBlog, Educator Spotlight|

Announcing the September 2016 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our [...]

1210, 2016

PAIU Conference 2016

By |October 12th, 2016|Categories: Events|

On October 12th until the 14th, Catapult Learning will be attending the Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units (PAIU) Conference in State College, Pennsylvania. PAIU is a non-profit organization comprised of the executive directors of Pennsylvania's 29 intermediate units. PAIU promotes educational and operational collaboration across IU boundaries; leverages partnerships and [...]

1210, 2016

Visit Our Booth at the CAASFEP PD Institute

By |October 12th, 2016|Categories: Events|

On October 12th through the 14th, Catapult Learning will be attending the 2016 CAASFEP Professional Development Institute in Sacramento, California. With an impressive speaker line up, networking opportunities and other key topics, Catapult Learning will be set up at booth #6. Please be sure to visit to learn more about us! [...]

809, 2016

FASFEPA/ECTAC Forum – September 13−15, 2016 – ChampionsGate, FL

By |September 8th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is a proud sponsor of the FASFEPA (Florida Association of State and Federal Education Program Administrators) and ECTAC (East Coast Technical Assistance Center) Spring Technical Assistance Forum from September 13-15, 2016, at the OMNI Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in ChampionsGate, FL. The primary focus of the forum is to provide federal program [...]

2908, 2016

Building Classroom Walls That Teach

By |August 29th, 2016|Categories: EduBlog|

As educators, we know that environment influences learning, and in particular, that classroom environments influence literacy development. We also know this to be true for grades Pre-K−12.While the start of school is still a week away for some of us, I wanted to write about a topic that [...]

808, 2016

The Special Education Teacher Identity Crisis: Prescriptive or Pragmatic? Part II

By |August 8th, 2016|Categories: EduBlog|

In The Special Education Teacher Identity Crisis: Prescriptive or Pragmatic? Part I, I discussed the special education teacher “identity crisis” as it relates to taking a more diagnostic/prescriptive role to planning instruction versus a more pragmatic role. I also described my observations of two special education teachers at [...]

208, 2016

Catapult Learning Awarded Department of Defense Contract for Systemwide K−12 Literacy Professional Learning

By |August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Catapult Learning Awarded Department of Defense Contract for Systemwide K−12 Literacy Professional Learning Contract will support teachers in 168 schools on 60+ U.S. military bases throughout the Americas, Europe, and the Pacific. August 2, 2016, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning, Inc. today announced that the company has been awarded [...]

607, 2016

Catapult Learning Announces Acquisition of Ohio-Based Autism Schools

By |July 6th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Catapult Learning Announces Acquisition of Ohio-Based Autism Schools The acquisition represents the second in 2016 for the company’s Schools Division. July 6, 2016, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning, Inc. has acquired the Center for Autism and Dyslexia (CFAD), a specialized school program with locations in Findlay and Lima, Ohio, [...]

507, 2016

Top 10 EduBlogs of 2015−16

By |July 5th, 2016|Categories: EduBlog|

As we look back at the blogs posted by our EduExperts over the last eleven months,  we notice several topics popular with our blogs readers throughout the 2015−16 school year. These topics range from the Every Student Succeeds Acts (ESSA) to differentiated instruction to special education and more. Following is a list of [...]

3006, 2016

Catapult Academy of Hillsborough County Honors 36 Graduates in Class of 2016

By |June 30th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|Tags: , , |

Catapult Academy of Hillsborough County Honors 36 Graduates in Class of 2016 The two-year-old district-approved program now serves nearly 450 students on three Tampa campuses. June 30, 2016, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning announced the graduation of 36 students from the Hillsborough County School District–approved Catapult Academy program in [...]

3006, 2016

Catapult Academy of Duval County Honors 109 Graduates in Class of 2016

By |June 30th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Catapult Academy of Duval County Honors 109 Graduates in Class of 2016 The 2016 cohort is the largest graduating class for the three-year-old dropout recovery program. June 30, 2016, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning announced the graduation of 109 students from the Duval County Public Schools-approved Catapult Academy program [...]

2906, 2016

Creating Authentic Learning Experiences in Your Local Community

By |June 29th, 2016|Categories: EduBlog|

Preparing students for the real world is central to current education pedagogy. To do this, educators create problem- and project-based learning assignments, encourage students to work collaboratively, develop engaging lessons, and produce a myriad of learning opportunities and assessments.  Whether we are talking about project-based learning, inquiry learning, [...]

2706, 2016

STREAM 2.0 Symposium – Aston, PA – June 27-29, 2016

By |June 27th, 2016|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

Catapult Learning is a proud attendee and sponsor of the STREAM 2.0 Symposium presented by the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA). This year’s symposium will take place June 27-29, 2016, at Neumann University, in Aston, PA. The three-day symposium will acquaint, enrich, and facilitate  Catholic school educators in the design [...]

2106, 2016

Catapult Learning Selected to Provide Tutorial Instructional Services to Volusia County

By |June 21st, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Catapult Learning Selected to Provide Tutorial Instructional Services to Volusia County The company will serve eligible K−12 students in Volusia County non-public schools. June 21, 2016, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning, Inc. today announced that the company has been selected as a service provider by the School Board of [...]

106, 2016

Catapult Academy of Marion County Honors 26 Graduates in Class of 2016

By |June 1st, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Catapult Academy of Marion County Honors 26 Graduates in Class of 2016 The district-approved dropout recovery program has graduated over 110 students since 2014. June 1, 2016, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning announced the graduation of 26 students from the Marion County School District-approved Catapult Academy program in Ocala, [...]

106, 2016

Catapult Academy of Dougherty County Honors 39 Graduates in Its Class of 2016

By |June 1st, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Catapult Academy of Dougherty County Honors 39 Graduates in Its Class of 2016 The school district-approved dropout recovery program has graduated more than 100 students over the past three years. June 1, 2016, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning announced the graduation of 39 students from the Dougherty County School [...]

3105, 2016

Educator Spotlight – May 2016

By |May 31st, 2016|Categories: EduBlog, Educator Spotlight|

Announcing the May 2016 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our [...]

2505, 2016

Catapult Academy of Muscogee County Honors 67 Graduates in Its Class of 2016

By |May 25th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|Tags: , , |

Catapult Academy of Muscogee County Honors 67 Graduates in Its Class of 2016 The district-approved program has graduated 127 students since its implementation in fall 2014.                                                  [...]

1705, 2016

Using Visual Supports for Students with Developmental Disabilities

By |May 17th, 2016|Categories: EduBlog|

It is true, no two learners are alike. Some learn better through reading; others through listening or doing. For students with developmental disabilities, who have difficulty communicating with others and especially difficulty understanding what people in their environment are communicating to them, it is important to present information [...]

1705, 2016

Torah Umesorah – Stamford, CT – May 18−22, 2016

By |May 17th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is looking forward to attending this year's national leadership convention being held at the Crowne Plaza Stamford in Stamford, CT from May 18-22, 2016.  If you plan to attend this convention please be sure to stop by our booth to ask the team how Catapult Learning can help your educators and [...]

1005, 2016

FASFEPA/ECTAC Forum – May 11−13, 2016 – Orlando, FL

By |May 10th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is a proud sponsor of the FASFEPA (Florida Association of State and Federal Education Program Administrators) and ECTAC (East Coast Technical Assistance Center) Spring Technical Assistance Forum from May 11−13, 2016, at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, FL. The primary focus of the forum is to provide federal program administrators and [...]

905, 2016

Engaging Special Needs Students with Experience-Based Learning

By |May 9th, 2016|Categories: EduBlog|

Students with special needs have unique strengths, motivators, preferences, and interests in a learning environment. By identifying and addressing these elements, educators can encourage a higher level of engagement. In experience-based learning, facilitators take a step-back approach—allowing for natural discovery of consequences and problem-solving-based learning The result of [...]

205, 2016

CAPS Event – May 3, 2016 – Philadelphia, PA

By |May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is a proud sponsor of the CAPS (Celebrating Academics, Philanthropy, and Service) 2016 event at The Fillmore Philadelphia on May 3 from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM. The distinguished organizations in Catholic education will come together to celebrate academics, philanthropy, and service in Philadelphia-area Catholic schools. At the CAPS 2016 event, we will celebrate the [...]

2904, 2016

Educator Spotlight – April 2016

By |April 29th, 2016|Categories: EduBlog, Educator Spotlight|

Announcing the April 2016 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our [...]

2604, 2016

Facing Hard Facts and Tough Decisions

By |April 26th, 2016|Categories: EduBlog|

As I looked at the calendar and considered what I wanted to write about in this blog, I started to reflect on my last few months of work-related travel and my conversations with school leaders throughout the country. I also thought about the countless conversations about education that [...]

1804, 2016

Catapult Learning’s Education Leadership Survey Results Featured in eSchool News

By |April 18th, 2016|Categories: Catapult In the News|

Catapult Learning’s Education Leadership Survey Results Featured in eSchool News Catapult Learning’s Annual Education Leadership Survey was recently featured in an article in eSchool News, a monthly print and digital newspaper that covers all aspects of education technology. The overall results of the survey, which included questions that ranged across the [...]

804, 2016

Catapult Learning Named SIIA Education CODiE Award Finalist for Best Student Assessment Solution

By |April 8th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|Tags: |

Catapult Learning Named SIIA Education CODiE Award Finalist for Best Student Assessment Solution Evaluate™, Catapult Learning’s next-generation assessment solution, earns prestigious education industry recognition. Camden, New Jersey, April 8, 2016  – Catapult Learning, Inc. today announced that the company’s Evaluate™ formative assessment system was named a finalist for the 2016 [...]

504, 2016

Catapult Learning Principal Seminar Featured The Breakthrough Coach’s Malachi Pancoast

By |April 5th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Catapult Learning Principal Seminar Featured The Breakthrough Coach’s Malachi Pancoast April 5, 2016, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning recently welcomed Malachi Pancoast, President of The Breakthrough Coach, to speak to Lakewood, New Jersey, principals and administrators. The event was held on Wednesday, March 30, at Lake Terrace Hall in Lakewood. [...]

504, 2016

Five Ways to Motivate the Reluctant Learner

By |April 5th, 2016|Categories: EduBlog|

Educators can readily identify the student who seems to lack motivation. While he or she is generally not a behavior problem in the classroom, the unmotivated student can cause a teacher many sleepless nights. There are a variety of labels used to describe a student who just doesn’t [...]

404, 2016

Catapult Learning Announces Acquisition of Arizona-Based Special Education School

By |April 4th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Catapult Learning Announces Acquisition of Arizona-Based Special Education School The new program reflects the company’s focus on and commitment to expanding its special education programs. April 4, 2016, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning, Inc. today announced the acquisition of Aurora Day School, a specialized school program in Peoria, AZ, [...]

3103, 2016

Educator Spotlight – March 2016

By |March 31st, 2016|Categories: EduBlog, Educator Spotlight|

Announcing the March 2016 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our [...]

3003, 2016

Catapult Learning Releases Results of Education Leadership Survey

By |March 30th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Catapult Learning Releases Results of Education Leadership Survey Survey respondents cited meeting individual student needs and building educator capacity as their primary focus. March 30, 2016, Camden, NJ – Catapult Learning, Inc. today released the results of its Annual Education Leadership Survey. The overall results of the inaugural survey reflect [...]

3003, 2016

MASA/MOSPRA 2016 Spring Conference – Lake Ozark, MO – March 30 – April 1, 2016

By |March 30th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is looking forward to attending the Missouri Association of School Administrators (MASA) and The Missouri School Public Relations Association (MOSPRA) Spring Conference at the Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark, Missouri from March 30-April 1, 2016. MASA is the only statewide association in Missouri that exists for the [...]

2903, 2016

2016 NCEA Convention and Expo – March 29-31, 2016

By |March 29th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is looking forward to attending and sponsoring the 2016 National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) Convention and Expo at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA from March 29-31, 2016. This year's keynote speaker is David Coleman, President and CEO of College Board. Aside from being President for College Board, Coleman was [...]

2903, 2016

Catapult Learning Celebrates 40 Years of Dedication to Student Achievement Gains

By |March 29th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Catapult Learning Celebrates 40 Years of Dedication to Student Achievement Gains The company has grown to serve 300,000 students and 25,000 teachers each year. March 29, 2016, Camden, New Jersey – Catapult Learning, Inc., the largest provider of K−12 contracted instructional services in the U.S., is celebrating 40 years of [...]

2403, 2016

Catapult Learning Welcomes The Breakthrough Coach to Upcoming Principal Seminar

By |March 24th, 2016|Categories: Events|Tags: , , |

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom="no" pb_border_bottom="no" width="1/1" el_position="first last"] Catapult Learning is pleased to announce its upcoming principal seminar featuring speaker Malachi Pancoast, President of The Breakthrough Coach. The two-hour seminar, to be held on Wednesday, March 30, at Lake Terrace Hall in Lakewood, NJ, will feature Mr. Pancoast’s presentation, “How to Work [...]