Press Release

Orange County Educators Learn About the Classroom of the Future During ‘Day of Discovery’

– Hosted by Discovery Education and Orange Unified School District, event will offer local educators new tactics and strategies for integrating educational technologies into classroom to engage students and improve achievement –


WHAT: On Saturday, September 24, over 200 teachers and administrators from the Orange County area and beyond will learn about the cutting edge of education technology at Discovery Education’s ‘Day of Discovery,’ hosted in partnership with Orange Unified School District. Discovery Education is the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms and a division of Discovery Communications, whose networks include Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Science Channel.

This no-cost, day-long professional learning event will provide participants not only creative new ideas and strategies for integrating digital resources into classroom instruction to support student achievement, but also valuable opportunities to network with their peers. Attendees will learn new skills they can immediately integrate into their professional practice to improve their use of technology in the classroom and support the success of each learner.  Keynotes and sessions will be presented by the Discovery Education team as well as members of the Discovery Education Community.  The event will also feature various opportunities for participants to network and connect in a relaxed environment designed to maximize sharing and learning.

To learn more about the Day of Discovery tour, visit www.dayofdiscoverytour.com.

WHO: Jannita Demian, Director of Community Development and Instructional Content, Discovery Education Teachers and administrators from the Orange County area

WHEN Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 9 A.M. – 3 P.M. 

WHERE:Yorba Middle School, 935 N Cambridge St., Orange, CA

CONTACT:  Shawnee Cohn, Discovery Education, shawnee_cohn@discovery.com, 240-393-5849

About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional development, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Serving 3 million educators and over 30 million students, Discovery Education’s services are in half of U.S. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries. Discovery Education partners with districts, states and like-minded organizations to captivate students, empower teachers, and transform classrooms with customized solutions that increase academic achievement. Discovery Education is powered by Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the number one nonfiction media company in the world. Explore the future of education at www.discoveryeducation.com.

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The Orange Unified School District educates approximately 28,000 students in the Cities of Orange, Villa Park, Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, and unincorporated county areas.  The school district, founded in 1953, encompasses 108 square miles.  The District office is located at 1401 N. Handy Street, Orange, California.