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IMAGO Announces Partnership with Visalia Unified School District

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Visalia, California, DATE – Today, IMAGO, an Ed-Tech company specializing in Social and Emotional Learning, announces a partnership with Visalia Unified School District.

Nestled close to the majestic Sierra mountains in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, Visalia Unified School District is committed to providing students young and old with the tools and skills necessary to succeed in life. Established in 1885, it is the oldest school district in Tulare County.  Over 32,000 students, Pre-K to adult, are served through Visalia Unified School District whose motto is "WE CREATE FUTURES".

"Social and emotional learning (SEL) is an integral part of our focus on equity and supporting the whole child. It helps us address inequity by empowering young people and adults to work collaboratively to develop a safe, healthy, and just community. We understand that our students learn best when they are in an emotionally safe environment that encourages student voice, agency, and belonging.  Intervening to develop positive behaviors is a tier-one focus, and IMAGO helps us reach more students in an intentional and targeted way," commented Brandon Gridiron, Administrator, Equity and Student Services of Visalia Unified. "Imago provides our staff a necessary and valuable resource to help our students to reach their full academic and social potential."  

IMAGO is a social and emotional learning (SEL) platform with a mission to prepare students with the critical skills and knowledge for workforce readiness and success and beyond.  To achieve this they provide explicit online video curricula for learners and augmented professional development workshops for educators.

IMAGO is a social and emotional learning (SEL) platform with a mission to prepare students with the critical skills and knowledge for workforce readiness and success and beyond.  This is accomplished through developing and implementing student-centered researched-based curriculum across school districts. The accompanying learning platform and teacher-centered professional development supports the fidelity of instruction and learning experience.

“We are grateful Visalia Unified chose to incorporate us into their strategy.“ says Edgar Blunt CEO and co-founder of IMAGO.  “Together, with their thoughtful leadership and bold implementation plan we are looking forward to the impact and outcomes of this partnership.”

About Visalia Unified School District, a Public School District

Nestled close to the majestic Sierra mountains in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, the Visalia Unified School District is committed to providing students young and old with the tools and skills necessary to succeed in life.
Established in 1885, VUSD is the oldest school district in Tulare County.  Our services span 214 square miles with a population base of over 135,000.  Our family of schools includes 26 elementary schools, a newcomer language center, five middle schools, four comprehensive high schools, a continuation high school, an adult school,a charter independent study school, a K-8 charter home school, and a charter technical early college high school.  Over 32,000 students Pre-K to adult are served through Visalia Unified School District.
Our outstanding workforce consists of 3,000 certificated and classified staff.  They make our district the jewel of the Central Valley.  Our district motto is "WE CREATE FUTURES".

About IMAGO
IMAGO (weareimago.com), established in 2011, is a social and emotional learning (SEL) platform with a mission to prepare students with the critical skills and knowledge for workforce readiness and success and beyond.  We do this at scale by developing and implementing student-centered researched-based curriculum across school districts.  Our accompanying learning platform and teacher-centered professional development supports the fidelity of instruction and learning experience.

We have designed and produced over 200 multimedia digital lessons covering career exploration, workforce preparation, and SEL. We partner with over 100 school districts  and are available to approximately 500,000 learners nationwide. Our team consists of eight people who work collaboratively to design, research, write, train, and help educators implement the lessons in their physical and virtual classrooms.

 

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Idaho Career & Technical Education (CTE) Partners With IMAGO

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Fresno, CA 12/01/20 — IMAGO, a provider of digital curriculum for workforce readiness and social and emotional learning, has announced a partnership with the Idaho Division of Career Technical Education (IDCTE). The Idaho Division of Career Technical Education is committed to providing high quality experiences and workforce readiness to the 100,000 students who participate in its CTE programs.  IMAGO will deliver its digital content to every CTE student in Idaho and provide professional development to CTE teachers across the state.  Content will include lessons around life skills, self awareness, social awareness and rational and ethical decision making. 

“We are beyond excited IDCTE chose IMAGO to help impact their students.  Our partnership will help instill workforce readiness skills and social and emotional learning that employers are asking for,”  said Edgar Blunt, CEO of IMAGO. 

Theresa Golis, program quality manager for family and consumer sciences and health services at IDCTE, echoes Blunt’s sentiments.

IMAGO has a very dedicated team focused on learning success for all partners,” said Golis. “Aligning lessons to the Idaho Workplace Readiness Standards and reaching to our CTE instructors individually ensures Idaho will have quality CTE experiences for our students. Thanks to IMAGO, our goal to make available a platform to help relieve the content delivery stress has been met.” 

About IMAGO:  IMAGO (weareimago.com) provides both digital curriculum and professional development around workforce readiness which includes social and emotional learning.  They  have over 225 digital lessons that cover career exploration, life skills, work skills and social and emotional learning.  They can be delivered through both in class facilitation and for distance learning. 

About the Idaho Division of Career Technical Education:  The Idaho Division of Career Technical Education (IDCTE) promotes and supports career technical education programs throughout the state. Through collaborations with local school districts, institutions, educators, and industry partners, we prepare Idaho’s youth and adults for high-skill, in-demand careers.

 

 

 

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Imago partners with The i’Mpossible Project for Suicide Awareness

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Fresno, CA 5/4/2020 — IMAGO, a provider of digital curriculum for workforce readiness and social and emotional learning, has announced a partnership with The i’Mpossible Project. Together they are producing digital lessons around Suicide Awareness and Prevention. This will include not only digital lessons, but the opportunity for professional development and speaking engagements around Suicide, Mental Wellness, and Diversity.  


“Mental health is critical to our well-being and we are excited to partner with Josh to provide tools that help support educators and those in need,”  says Edgar Blunt, CEO of IMAGO.  “Suicide prevention and mental health are critical to both the emotional and educational development of students and educators,” says i’Mpossible CEO, Joshua Rivedal. “Everyone has mental health, but most have a limited understanding about it—much to their detriment. It’s time we integrate mental health as part of our educational standard, carefully and intentionally, in order to support learners and educators not just for today, but for a lifetime” 


The digital lessons will include a discussion around signs of suicide, research, tools around both help-seeking and help-offering behaviors, mental health tips, and preventative measures that humans can utilize to help promote positive mental health and reduce suicide.  The lessons are also designed to create conversation amongst humans and can be delivered by self study or facilitator lead or both.  


About IMAGO:  IMAGO provides both digital curriculum and professional development around workforce readiness which includes social and emotional learning.  They  have over 225 digital lessons that cover career exploration, life skills, work skills and social and emotional learning.  They can be delivered through both in class facilitation and distance learning.  


About The i’Mpossible Project: The i’Mpossible project is an organization that creates seminars, workshops curriculum, books music and plays designed to educate and engage on Suicide Prevention, Mental Health, and Anti-Bullying.