Exploring How Special Education Fits into Testing Accountability Under the ESSA
The number of students in special needs programs under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) is on the rise. According to the U.S. Department of Education, there were a reported 5.83 million students with disabilities in 2014, a population that outnumbers English Language Learners (ELL) in public schools by 1.4 million.
Storytelling to Engage Audiences — Case Study
A client that creates robots to teach K-5 students foundational skills in computer coding wanted to build credibility in the education sector and distinguish its products as not simply toys, but hands-on learning tools. To accomplish these goals, CB&A created a media strategy leveraging real-life stories from classrooms, teachers and thought leaders.
Thought Leadership at the National Press Club – Case Study
A client that develops robots and curriculum to help children on the autism spectrum sought to establish itself as a thought leader by presenting at a National Press Club (NPC) event in Washington, D.C. CB&A facilitated the speaking opportunity, and developed a strategic media relations plan to further leverage the event.
Special Education Innovations From ISTE: An eSchool News Reflection
It’s been a month since ISTE 2014, but we’re still beaming from the Special Education Innovation Reception. Dennis Pierce (@eSN_Dennis)…
A Look Back on ISTE 2014
The CB&A team has been working hard the past few months in preparation for ISTE 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. From Media Central, show floor appointments, and press conferences the team was able to learn about the latest in ed tech while soaking up the hot sun.
ISTE 2014: Media Central
ISTE 2014 Media Central turned up the heat in Atlanta, GA!
Maximizing Visibility at Trade Shows and Conferences – Case Study
Our client, a developer of learning solutions for children with special needs, sought to expand marketing of its iPad application beyond individual sales towards large-scale purchases by districts and schools. The client planned to exhibit at ISTE, the premier education technology conference, and decided to seek guidance in maximizing its investment return. Through several ISTE events, CB&A leveraged the client’s presence at the conference to boost its profile in the education industry.
CB&A Survey Results: Special education information resources
With the launch of the Special Needs Division earlier this year, C. Blohm & Associates recently sought a first-hand view…
44th Annual Autism Society Conference
CB&A had the opportunity to attend the Autism Society National Conference in Pittsburgh, July 11 – 13. As a bonus,…
Autism Society Conference & Innovation Reception
Last week Charlene and I traveled to the home of the Pirates. No, not the Caribbean – Pittsburgh. While the…