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Spectrum Center at EdRev 2016 (San Francisco)

April 26, 2016

Spectrum Center recently participated in the annual EdRev Conference in San Francisco. Parents Education Network (PEN) organizes this event for parents and educators of students in special education. Activities included a technology exhibit and demonstration; a keynote by Max Brooks, author of World War Z; educational workshops that covered a variety of topics; and a student art gallery.  This year, Spectrum participated by hosting a booth at the school fair. Throughout the day, we had the opportunity to speak with many interested Read More ...

What Spectrum Center Parents Need to Know about Your Child’s Information

March 3, 2016

Federal District Court Orders CDE to Disclose Personal Student Information to Plaintiffs in Case (Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association v. California Department of Education) What Spectrum Center Parents Need to Know About Your Child’s Information You may be aware of the recent federal district court decision in which the California Department of Education (CDE) is ordered to disclose personal student information about all students in the stateto plaintiffs who have initiated a lawsuit, known as Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association Read More ...

Spectrum Center bridging gap between young people with developmental disabilities and employers (Concord, Calif.)

June 19, 2014

Evan Thomas, 19, of Concord, cleans the cash register area of the Safeway on Monument Blvd. in Concord, Calif., on Thursday, June 14, 2012. Through Spectrum Center, numerous businesses strive to find work for people with autism. Thomas cleans around the registers, the front doors and the doors in the frozen food isle on Tuesdays and Thursdays. (Susan Tripp Pollard/Staff)   CONCORD — Evan Thomas can tick off the names of world leaders, tell you just about anything you want to Read More ...

Educational Services of America Wins International Innovation Award from Citrix

October 23, 2013

Release Highlights: Educational Services of America (ESA) is the winner of the 2012 Citrix Innovation Award, an international award recognizing visionary organizations that use Citrix technology solutions to drive innovation and simplify information technology. Using Citrix technology solutions, ESA students with special needs are provided specialized instruction and at-risk students get the support they need to succeed in school, reducing the likelihood they will drop out. ESA, one of three finalists, was the only finalist headquartered in North America. The award was Read More ...