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Kapor Center Awards $1M to Fund Diversity in Tech – Byte Back Awarded $100,000 in National Tech Done Right Challenge
OAKLAND, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Kapor Center announced the winners of its inaugural $1 million Tech Done Right Challenge grant competition, including the Washington D.C. non-profit, Byte Back. The challenge identified 10 social impact organizations who are building a more diverse and inclusive tech economy locally and nationally. Each winning organization will receive a $100,000 grant.
HALF MOON BAY, Calif., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Treadstone 71, the leading cyber and threat intelligence tradecraft company, today announced the Treadstone 71 Intelligence Roadmap. The new education program includes in-depth training along the cyber threat intelligence and counterintelligence lifecycles covering each phase in detail.
USI Establishes UAS Training Center of Excellence in Collaboration with Gulf Coast State College in Florida
ORLANDO, Fla., July 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) announced today that they will be establishing the first-in-the-nation Unmanned Safety Institute - Center of Excellence, a remote pilot training and safety certification center, at Gulf Coast State College (GCSC) in Port St. Joe, Florida.
Florida’s Gainesville Dev Academy Launches Income Share Agreements to Expand Access to Technology Development Programs
GAINESVILLE, Fla., July 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gainesville Dev Academy, a Florida company that offers professional advancement training for Web and Mobile application development, has announced today the launch of an Income Share Agreement program. Through this program, Gainesville Dev Academy will now offer students the ability to undergo training and pay their tuition only when they have completed the program and have achieved gainful employment.
When It Comes to Mental Health Support for Teens Schools Need to Do More Connecting with Their Students Early, says FeelU.org
FULLERTON, Calif., July 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Depression, isolation, bullying, anxiety, suicides, and school shootings are more prevalent today than ever before," says the 17-year-old high school junior and the co-founder of FeelU, Amaan Jiwani.
HOUSTON, Texas, June 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Execs in Tech announced they will begin enrollment in their LeadIT program at their Houston chapter monthly member meetup luncheon. The LeadIT program is a self-paced, mentor lead, curriculm of "on-the-job" projects that IT professionals complete to help them be better in the job that they are in, while preparing for the job that they want.
OAKLAND, Calif., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Galileo Learning, one of America's largest and fastest growing summer day camp providers, announced today that its Founder and CEO, Glen Tripp, is one of 25 individuals who will join the Pahara community of leaders this Fall. This highly dynamic and influential cohort is designed to support and challenge diverse, innovative leaders who are reimagining America's public schools.
IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has won the 2019 EdTech Breakthrough Awards "Student Information System Solution of the Year" for its Synergy Student Information System (SIS).
MESA, Ariz., June 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, an industry leader in K-12 student information and learning management, has once again earned a spot among the 2019 azcentral.com(R) Top Companies to Work for In Arizona. The 2019 list marks the fourth time Edupoint has been recognized.
CHICAGO, Ill., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At least 23,000 alumni of Illinois independent colleges and universities are working for 145 top employers throughout the state, according to findings from a three-month research project conducted by Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI). ACI is a Chicago-based nonprofit that serves 27 independent higher education institutions.
UTICA, Mich., June 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Utica Education Association, the second largest teachers union in Michigan and its 1,400 educators, has launched a dynamic new website at UEAeducation.com which will become a clearing house for parent and community information.
Chester Charter Scholars Academy, formerly The Chester Charter School for the Arts, will graduate its first-ever senior class
CHESTER, Pa., June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chester Charter Scholars Academy (CCSA) to Graduate 100% of First-Ever Senior Class, June 10, 2019, 1 p.m., Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College (by invitation only).
1,000+ Summer Camp Scholarships Available to Children Through ActivityHero’s Camp and Class Marketplace
PALO ALTO, Calif., May 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time, families who struggle to make ends meet can apply for multiple summer camp scholarships with ActivityHero's simple online registration. Over 1,000 scholarships are available at 50 summer camps for as little as $20.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nayah Solutions, Inc., an educational training company, announces the launch of Nayah STEAM for Kids, a free calendar that lists science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) events in the San Francisco Bay area.
BRONX, N.Y., May 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education, and Council Member Rafael Salamanca, Jr., are proud to present the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2019: retroACTIVO. The festival will last from May 24 to June 29, and will include multiple family-friendly events throughout the South Bronx, presented in partnership with community-based organizations, art institutions, health providers, and city agencies.
ROGERS, Ark., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Due to ongoing demand for qualified healthcare professionals in northwest Arkansas, Bryan University will be holding a public informational meeting about healthcare training programs offered at both its Rogers campus and via the institution's online division.
PORTLAND, Ore., May 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today that Mohima Sanyal has been named its 2019 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care/
KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SHARPhub , an initiative piloting at the University of Kansas, has selected its first cohort of nine companies that will receive one-on-one help preparing proposals for research funding through the federal SBIR/STTR programs.
OTEC – The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum Selects Edupoint’s Synergy Education Platform
IRVINE, Calif., April 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Purchasing the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform has just become easier for OETC Consortium member school districts in California, Washington, and Alaska. Following a rigorous competitive bid process, the OETC Consortium selected Synergy Student Information System (SIS) by Edupoint(R) Educational Systems and the full ecosystem of Synergy modules that work with Synergy SIS to make up Synergy Education Platform.
DALLAS, Texas, April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Klemchuk LLP, a leading litigation, intellectual property (IP), and business law firm, announces that the Klemchuk LLP 15th Annual Ethics CLE will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019, in Dallas, Texas.
Coach Miller and University of Los Angeles College of Divinity Announces Jerron Wilbut Declares for the NBA Draft
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Coach Michael Miller and the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity announce former Seton Hall recruit Jerron Wilbut's decision to declare for the NBA Draft.
BRONX, N.Y., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education and Council Member Rafael Salamanca, Jr. are proud to present a new mural by The First Lady of Graffiti, Lady Pink. We are excited to announce that she will paint the next mural on the facade of Casita Maria, located at 928 Simpson Street, Bronx, NY! She'll be painting May 11, 12, and 19, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (contact Luis Pagan directly for rain dates).
Oak Hills Local Schools Ohio Expects to Save More Than $32K Annually Through Lighting Upgrade with Energy Optimizers, USA
DAYTON, Ohio, April 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oak Hills Local School District, in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, will upgrade all interior lighting to LED systems for an expected savings of more than $32,000 annually.
LINK Scholarship is proud to announce that Monica Furlong, has recently been selected to compete in the 2019 Mrs. Illinois America...
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Founder and CEO of The LINK Scholarship, a 501(c)(3) Organization, has been a local Crystal Lake resident of 13 years. The LINK Scholarship is proud to announce that Monica Furlong, has recently been selected to compete in the 2019 Mrs. Illinois America Pageant. She currently holds the title of Mrs. Crystal Lake Illinois.
Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting in Des Moines for THE KITCHEN DSM presented by the Justice League of Food (JLF)
DES MOINES, Iowa, April 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Justice League of Food will welcome supporters, partners, community leaders, and the general public to a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration. Guests will include Governor Kim Reynolds.
National Residency Match Program: More than 11,000 Medical Residency Applicants Did Not Match Into Residency
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 14, 2019 the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) released the list of applicants that applied for a Post Graduate Training slot also known as a medical "Residency." There were just over 44,600 applicants that applied for 35,000 residency positions nationwide, says Residents Medical.
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Learning technology skills requires technology. That's why Byte Back and Sorcero recently started teaming up to integrate AI software that makes learning and retaining information easier in the tech classroom.
BRONX, N.Y., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education is proud to present Bambula / Re-remember, our 2nd Annual Young Artist Showcase! This multidisciplinary exhibition will include art created by participants in Casita Maria's after-school arts education program during the 2018 - 2019 academic year.
EDTECH NEWS: Edupoint Enters Florida with Clay County District Schools’ Selection of the Synergy Education Platform
GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Clay County District Schools has selected Edupoint(R) Educational Systems to implement its industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management. The district's cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Learning Management System with RTI/MTSS and Assessment.
Bottega is giving back in a big way: Utah’s tech outcomes show the way out of Nation’s Tech Shortage
LEHI, Utah, March 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bottega is giving back in a big way to the community that has allowed it to experience tremendous growth. "We've already given more than $5 million of educational programs to high school students and teachers, and have plans to give another $5 million this summer.
City University of Seattle Offers Discounted Tuition Scholarship to Displaced 2019 Art Institute Students
SEATTLE, Wash., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The private, nonprofit City University of Seattle is demonstrating its support for students impacted by the recently announced closure of Art Institute campuses. To assist students seeking options to continue their education, City University of Seattle is offering a 25 percent tuition scholarship to students transferring from any AI campus.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Residents Medical, a woman-owned, internationally-renowned graduate medical education organization, is excited to celebrate International Woman's Day on March 8. Agata Everest, owner, has a special passion for the recognition this day brings to women, worldwide.
CHICAGO, Ill., March 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, will be putting down community roots in Wicker Park this summer at Pritzker Elementary School on July 8, 2019.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, will be putting down community roots in Thousand Oaks this summer at St. Paschal Baylon School on June 24, 2019.
IRVINE, Calif., March 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, will be continuing to put down community roots in Irvine this summer, this time at Alderwood Elementary School on June 17, 2019.
ARCADIA, Calif., March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, will be putting down community roots this summer at Barnhart School on June 17, 2019.
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Byte Back, a growing tech education nonprofit, today announced that Chrissie Powell was named as the organization's Baltimore Site Director, leading the launch of its first expansion outside the Washington, D.C. metro region. This past October, Byte Back won a $1 million CAD ($775,000 USD) TD Ready Challenge grant to expand to Baltimore.
BURIEN, Wash., Feb. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Highline Public Schools (HPS) has selected Edupoint(R) Educational Systems to implement the district's industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management and assessment, replacing Illuminate SIS.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Utelogy, maker of enterprise software platform for control and intelligent connected workspaces, announced today that it has expanded its sales team with the addition of Michelle Loret as Senior Account Executive. Loret joins the Utelogy team to manage sales activity through the middle of the United States.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Canadians are finding it difficult to land medical residencies in Canada and that's leaving their career in limbo. But there are solutions and working with Residents Medical, an education, preparatory, consulting, and placement organization, is an effective one.
College and Career Expo: Dream It and Be It! 2019 Event at Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education in NYC
BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present College & Career Expo: Dream It & Be It! The College & Career Expo offers students a chance to learn about higher education and careers they might be interested in.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons from leading US Orthopaedic and Podiatric Surgery Centers and Hospitals will attend the 2nd annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course, to be held in Denver, Colo., May 3 - 5, 2019, Magnifi Group announced today.
TAIPEI, Taiwan, Feb. 13. 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taiwan based investment house, Ward Henderson Management is pleased to announce the launch of its annual scholarship essay writing competition. Forming a part of the company's social responsibility program, the competition aims to encourage academically skilled students completing their final year of secondary school to pursue higher education.
Parkland Shooting Anniversary: South Florida Based Security Company Pledges to Donate Safe Rooms to Schools
BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- South Florida based security company, FBS - Fortified and Ballistic Security, announces plan to protect schools in honor of the one year anniversary of the Parkland shooting. For years, FBS has been perfecting their safe environments, or The Sanctuary(TM), for luxury homes, and the time has come to give back.
BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, in partnership with Pregones Theater, is proud to present "We Have Ire," a free excerpt performance of the multi-disciplinary theater project, on March 9, 2019, 2 - 2:45 p.m. The performance combines spoken word and theater produced by Cuban-American writer, performer, Doris Duke; Artist and San Francisco resident Paul S. Flores.
H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural & Art Museum: Grand Opening of Los Angeles Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit
COVINA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Senior Artists' Art Exhibit - Collection from the Treasure Chest, held by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum, had its Grand Opening at the museum on January 26, 2019. Senior painting artists from both the main-stream and Chinese societies in many cities, turned their rich live experiences into color brushes, and they sketched, outlined and drew their ideologies and expectations about mankind and the world into wonderful paintings.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The annual Cursive is Cool contests for 2019, under the auspices of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, will launch on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year. Cursive writing continues to enjoy increased appreciation in the United States and around the world. Scientific studies reveal the benefits of writing by hand to positively impact motor skills, cognitive development and improved learning outcomes such as better recall and retention for young learners.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian medical students and graduates are facing limitations and challenges when it comes to finding credible medical residencies. Residents Medical is offering solutions.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) --- Magnifi Group Inc. reported a record number of Spine Fellows and Young Surgeons from top spine centers and hospitals across the U.S. in attendance at the 8th Annual Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons' Course in San Francisco, Calif., on November 16-18, 2018.
MESA, Ariz., Nov. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, is pleased to announce that its 2018 Partner for Life Award has been awarded to Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, Nebraska.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Magnifi Group, a leading provider of educational technology solutions, has joined membership of the WYSE Travel Confederation. WYSE Travel Confederation is a world-renowned not-for-profit organization serving the youth, student, and education travel industry. WYSE membership enables Magnifi to serve the Student and Youth Travel Industry with its state-of-the-art eLearning platform, Learn-WiseGo.
Arts Detroit Launches Spectra Theatre Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum and with Aspergers
PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new theatre education program will be offered by Arts Detroit for students on the Autism Spectrum and with Aspergers inside of their performing arts studio at PARC-Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex. Spectra will be a course to help students on the Autism Spectrum learn theatre techniques that can help them develop life skills as well.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This year marked the 16th consecutive increase in the number of medical residency positions offered and Residents Medical, an educational and residency placement organization, is taking notice.
Study by UNC-CH finds that walking while listening to Walking Classroom podcasts improves student learning, retention, and mood
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Walking Classroom Institute has released results of a research study conducted in spring 2018 by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and funded by the Oak Foundation, confirming that walking while listening to The Walking Classroom podcasts improves student learning as well as retention of information, student mood, and attitudes toward learning.
Magnifi Group, Inc. to Host 8th Annual Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course Nov. 16-18 in San Francisco
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over 60 Spine Fellows and Young Surgeons from the United States' top spine centers and hospitals across the U.S. will attend the 8th annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course, to be held in San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 16-18, 2018, Magnifi Group announced today.
BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present Teen Leadership Summit: The Future is Femme-inist! The Future is NOW! Young women and femmes of color are leading the way as community culture workers. They are artists, activists, healers, and leaders.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Michigan Humanities Council announced their 2018-2021 Arts and Humanities Touring Directory, offering 40 percent grant funding for arts programming at non-profits, schools, and libraries in Michigan. Traverse City ragtime pianist, Peter Bergin, is one of the featured artists.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Magnifi Group, Inc. has announced the release of an Application Program Interface (API) between its eLearning Learn-WiseGo platform and the Med World Live video delivery platform. This integration allows authorized sales trainees to view Med World Live videos directly in their Learn-WiseGo content library.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TD announced Byte Back as one of 10 recipients of the inaugural TD Ready Challenge grants. Each recipient organization will receive CDN $1 million (USD $775,000) to help them scale innovative solutions aimed at preparing North Americans for the economy of the future.
TULLAHOMA, Tenn., Oct. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Hands-On Science Center announces "The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits" fundraising event November 10, 2018. Merging science education with those fun-to-drink adult beverages not only gets adults involved in the fascinating world of science but helps raise both funds and community awareness for a much-needed educational facility in the small town of Tullahoma.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For medical students who want to practice medicine in the U.S., September is the most important month. Why? September is when the application process starts for medical school graduates to begin their hands-on training or Graduate Medical Education (GME). The competition is fierce. That's where Residents Medical comes in.
EPIC Insurance Brokers Hosts Fourth Annual Invitational Golf Tournament Benefiting The Joyful Child Foundation
SAN FRANCISCO and ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has hosted its fourth annual EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament on behalf of The Joyful Child Foundation and its mission to keep children safe.
Edupoint Enters Alaska Schools with the Matanuska-Susitna School District’s Selection of Synergy Education Platform
PALMER, Alaska, Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District (MSBSD) selected Edupoint(R) Educational Systems to implement the district's industry-leading Synergy Education Platform. The district's Synergy solution will include the full suite of Synergy modules - Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Learning Management System with RTI/MTSS and Assessment, Synergy Special Education, and Synergy Analytics.
LBA Ware Sponsors YEA! Young Entrepreneurs Academy to Cultivate a Future Generation of Entrepreneurs in Middle Georgia
MACON, Ga., Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, the leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders announced its fiscal sponsorship of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce's Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), an innovative program that transforms local middle and high school students into real entrepreneurial successes.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Everest Foundation (EF) just released its 2018 list of EF Scholars that landed a medical residency training slot on July 1, 2018. Shirisha Reddy, M.D. and Sharjeel Israr, M.D. were among the people to start their residency on July 1; both are from South Asia.