Pando PR Tips No. 30

Stevies, Breakthrough Awards, NSV, HR leaders

The Stevies - Late entry deadline of March 8
The 21st annual American Business Awards (aka The Stevies) are still open for submissions. Top business leaders will review submissions in various categories that cover all aspects of business. Cost for entry varies and a late entry fee now applies.

2023 Edtech Breakthrough Awards - ​ Final entries due March 17
​Entries for the 2023 Edtech Breakthrough Awards are still open. It is an easy and FREE process to enter. Various categories include College Preparation, e-Learning, and Student Safety.

HR Executive Rising Stars 2023 - Deadline of March 27
HR Executive has opened entries for their 18th annual Rising Stars Awards. Candidates must be up-and-coming stars in HR, be in a senior HR executive role, been with their current organization for at least a year, and have 4-10 years of experience. Nominees should be able to demonstrate leadership skills, have tackled major HR-related challenges and have the ability to successfully launch significant HR initiatives and programs.

NewSchools Venture Funding Opportunity 2023 is open
​"If you have the vision and courage to build this world and need funding to bring your innovation to life, we want to hear your ideas," writes NSVF. Applications are due by March 29.

SmartBrief's Readers' Choice Awards 2023 Program - Entries due March 31 and winners announced in April
SmartBrief's Readers' Choice Awards program recognizes companies and products that have a lasting impact on the education industry. Products and solutions can be nominated in 11 categories including Classroom Management, Curriculum, and Professional Development. Winners will be highlighted in the awards program guide that gets distributed to 800k+ across relevant SmartBrief publications reaching educators and administrators. Cost per entry is $595.

Yidan Prize - Due at the end of March
Submissions for the 2023 Yidan Prize are open until Noon Hong Kong time (GMT +8) on March 31st. The Yidan Prize is often referred to as the biggest education prize in education. It recognizes individuals and groups (up to three member teams) who have significantly contributed to education research and education development. Nominees can be teachers, researchers, academics, policymakers and education advocates. The nominator should be a creditable witness to the impact of the nominee(s). Each prize wins HK$30 million (around US$3.9 million). Half is a cash prize and the other half goes to a project fund to help expand the winner's initiatives.

CITE 2023 - Call for proposals have opened
​California IT In Education (CITE) has opened their call for sessions. The CITE conference happens November 27-30 in Sacramento and focuses on technology tools to improve teaching, learning and administration. The conference is geared towards CTOs and Directors of Technology, Network Managers and Engineers, Data Base Administrators, Support, and Technicians. Submissions are due by April 1.

The PIEoneer Awards 2023 - Entries close on April 6th
The PIEoneer Awards celebrates innovation and achievement across the whole of the global education industry. There are 4 new categories this year including Emerging Leader of the Year and Study Abroad & Exchange Experience of the Year. The awards are FREE to enter and you can enter up to 3 categories. The awards ceremony will be in September in London and online.

Upcoming News Pegs for March

  • National Music in Our Schools Month
  • SEL Day - March 10, 2023
  • Pi Day - March 14, 2023
  • Digital Learning Day - March 15, 2023
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