Maryland and New York Students Capture $100,000 Scholarship Prizes in 2017 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology

Andrew Komo (Bethesda, MD) Wins $100,000 Top Individual Prize; Jillian Parker, Jiachen Lee (Dix Hills, NY) and Arooba Ahmed (Melville, NY) Win $100,000 Team Prize Washington, DC (Tuesday, December 5, 2017) – Four high school students, one from Bethesda, MD, and a team from Dix Hills and Melville, NY, were awarded grand prizes of $100,000 scholarships for their significant accomplishments in scientific research in the 2017 Siemens Competition in Math, Science…

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The Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education Launch Second Annual Operation Prevention Video Challenge for High School Students Nationwide

— ‘Operation Prevention Video Challenge’ Encourages Teens to Submit Video Public Service Announcements to Educate their Peers on the State of the Opioid Epidemic — Silver Spring, Maryland (Friday, December 1, 2017) – The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the DEA Educational Foundation, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, announced today the second launch of the Operation Prevention Video Challenge – a peer-to-peer platform…

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Discovery Communications Aligns Business Operations Across EMEA And Names New Leadership Team

–KASIA KIELI ELEVATED TO PRESIDENT & MANAGING DIRECTOR OF EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA  –MARINELLA SOLDI EXPANDS ROLE TO CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER EMEA & MANAGING DIRECTOR SOUTHERN EUROPE  –JAMES GIBBONS APPOINTED GENERAL MANAGER UK/IRELAND, AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND, AND HEAD EMEA COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT London, November 30, 2017: Discovery Communications is transforming the structure of its regional businesses across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), to consolidate its position as the…

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Discover Financial Services and Discovery Education Unite to Empower High School Students to Take Control of Their Financial Futures

— Exciting ‘Pathway to Financial Success in Schools’ program provides classrooms nationwide with extensive resources to cultivate more financially literate students of tomorrow — Silver Spring, Maryland (November 29, 2017) – In an effort to bring financial education into more classrooms and promote fiscal responsibility among high school students, Discover Financial Services, a recognized leader in the financial education space, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and…

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Advocating for Healthy Relationships: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Discovery Education Unite to Drive Student Awareness Around Domestic Abuse

— New ‘Take A Stand for Healthy Relationships’ program provides classrooms nationwide with resources to educate students on how to understand and develop healthy relationships, recognize dynamics of teen dating abuse, and learn how to safely advocate for themselves and others who may be experiencing it –  Silver Spring, Maryland (November 17, 2017) – The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and…

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Discovery Communications Announces The Launch Of Three New Educational VR Experiences

New York – Discovery Communications announced today that Discovery VR has produced three educational VR experiences, Racing Extinction: Project Conservation, The Hive game and The Hive 360 video. The first two new experiences will launch on Samsung GearVR headsets today in alignment with National Education Week. The Hive 360 video will launch next week. Racing Extinction: Project Conservation marks the premiere of interactive experiences on the Discovery VR GearVR app.…

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Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education Unite with National League of Cities Summit to Promote Lifesaving Conversations About the Impacts of Prescription Opioid Misuse and Heroin Use

2017 NLC Charlotte City Summit Solution Session ‘Operation Prevention: Educating Youth on the Dangers of Opioid Misuse’ Explores Solutions for Eradicating the Opioid Epidemic in Every Community CHARLOTTE, N.C. – To further the efforts of Operation Prevention, the Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education united with the National League of Cities (NLC) 2017 City Summit to help educate students, families and communities about the science behind opioid addiction, its impacts…

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Louisiana’s Rapides Parish School District Deepens Ongoing Partnership with Discovery Education to Further “SCALE Up” District Initiative

Silver Spring, MD. (November 16, 2017) – Louisiana’s Rapides Parish School District (RPSD) announced today an expansion of their ongoing partnership with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. In the latest phase of this collaboration, Discovery Education will provide ongoing professional development to educators in 28 district schools through a customized initiative that supports the growth of teacher-leaders as they become change agents powering the district’s transition…

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Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area Educators Learn Computational Thinking to Prepare Students For 21st Century Careers

— Through “Ignite My Future in School” Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Deliver World-Class Professional Development to Educators within Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland — SILVER SPRING, MD | NEW YORK, NY, November 14, 2017 – Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the premier provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12…

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Zoetis, The National FFA Organization and Discovery Education Host Live Virtual Field Trip Highlighting Exciting STEM Careers in Animal Health

— New ‘STEM Careers Improving Animal Health’ Virtual Field Trip exposes students to a variety of STEM Careers at Zoetis — Silver Spring, Maryland (November 13, 2017) – In an effort to encourage students to explore careers in agriculture, Zoetis, the leading global animal health company, the National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, are…

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