Pando PR Tips No. 31

WWC, ISTE Best of Show, TCEA presenter call, Equity Awards, Stevies, SaaS Awards, STEM Awards

Stevie Awards Best of Show - We would appreciate your votes for some of our clients which are in the final round for the Stevie People's Choice award. There's no need to register and you can vote an unlimited number of times for any nominee. Here's the codes to paste in the voting queue.

  • MedCerts: C548P, N608T and E426Y
  • ReadSpeaker: F077I
  • Swing Education: K567D
  • Meazure Learning/ProctorU: J351D

Educators Pick Best of STEM Awards 2023 - Early bird entries due May 5 = $100 off
The 2023 Educators Pick Best of STEM awards is the only program created for educators and judged by STEM educators. Showcase your brand to 267,000+ STEM educators. The program accepts entries for Pre-K through Higher Education. New categories for Best Use of AI in STEM and Best STEM Professional Development for . Entry fees: $675 for a single entry, $595 for 2-4 entries, and $545 for 5+. ​ Final deadline is July 7.

2023 SaaS Awards - Regular entry deadline is May 19
This year's SaaS awards offers over 50 categories. Fees are $595 for a single entry and $795 for unlimited. You may enter up two weeks after the deadline for an additional late fee.

Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) 2024 - Call for presenters due by June 2
TCEA 2024 is accepting submissions to present at their February 3 - 7, 2024 conference in Houston, Texas. TCEA is one of the largest ed tech conferences in the US, attracting educators in all fields. Final submissions are due by June 2, and accepted presentations will get a discount event entry fee of $99 for their lead presenter.

2023 Excellence in Equity Awards - Early bird pricing is in effect until June 2
The Excellence in Equity Awards is back this year with more categories. This award acknowledges the contributions educators and industry make towards improving opportunities and outcomes for all students. There are categories in both Company and Schools & Educators. Early bird pricing, ending June 2, is $249 for one category, $339 for up to three categories and $429 for unlimited categories.

Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) 2024 - Call for presenters open until June 5
FETC 2024 is January 23 - 26, 2024 in Orlando, Florida. Various formats include Information Technology Theater, Thought Leadership Panels, and Leadership Round Tables. Attendees come from all 50 states and over 60 countries with varied professional roles in education, but all are educational technology leaders. Selected presenters receive a complimentary conference registration for the lead presenter.

Tech & Learning 2023 ISTE Best of Show - Deadline for entry is June 14
If you are exhibiting, submit your product or company for Tech & Learning's 2023 ISTE Best of Show list. Winners are selected by panels of professional users and editors based on product descriptions provided in the nomination form and on judges' inspection at the show. Final entries are due June 14 and cost $595 per entry, $525 per entry when submitting 2-4 products or $495 per entry for 5+ products.

What Works Clearinghouse standards published
The Study Review Protocol, Version 5.0 is now available on the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) website. The Study Review Protocol guides all studies reviewed under the WWC Procedures and Standards Handbook, Version 5.0, including those cited as evidence for U.S. Department of Education grant competitions.

News and Social Pegs for May

  • National College Decision Day - May 1, 2023
  • Teacher Appreciation Week - May 8 - 12, 2023
  • Global Accessibility Awareness Day - May 18, 2023
  • International Museum Day - May 18, 2023
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