When you are the regions largest hospitality and culinary employer, maintaining pipeline of well qualified candidates to work in your resorts and restaurants is a key part of your operation. Walt Disney World partners with a number of local educational programs including Valencia College. A… Read More »Walt Disney World makes $1.5 million investment in Orlando culinary and hospitality college program
The Walt Disney Company is a creative force with an expertise in communicating the power of story telling in all media. So it makes sense that as part of The Mouse House’s corporate responsibility community outreach, it would partner with an organization like Sandy Hook… Read More »The Walt Disney Company commits to Sandy Hook Promise
In order to meld the Disney brand with traditional Chinese culture, Disney’s creativity and technology was put to the test as they created the Shanghai Disney Resort. All that came together in a new honor recognizing the environmental conservation efforts and immersive educational environment as… Read More »Shanghai Disney Resort leads China as first Eco-China Experience-based Education Destination
Disney Interactive’s online video series “It’s A Small World” aims to help younger kids learn about very the diverse cultures of planet Earth, pick up a few words of Spanish, and, hopefully, develop an appreciation for others who may be dealing with problems they can… Read More »Disney’s It’s A Small World Web Series Great for Tots
For over 16 years the Disneyland Resort has been helping local teachers offer improved arts education through a series of grants. A new version of that grand program debuted this year and the Disneyland Resort is now accepting applications from kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers in all Orange County school districts for enhanced Disneyland CREATE (Creative Resources Enabling Arts through Education) Grants.
Formerly known as Disneyland Resort Enabling Grants, the CREATE program provides classroom teachers with needed funds for projects, programs and materials that directly support student involvement in the visual and performing arts.
Where do you go for Dr. Seuss’s birthday? Well, a library seems the most appropriate, but failing that Seuss Landing at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure is good too. Orlando Magic’s Community Ambassador and former player, Nick Anderson, was there and reading Dr. Seuss’ “The… Read More »Universal Orlando Resort Joins Read Across America’s Celebration
Last week SeaWorld Orlando became a virtual classroom as more than 157,000 students from more than 3,500 schools from across the nation, including more than 100 in Florida, interacted with a National Geographic filmmaker and a SeaWorld shark expert. The live webcast and Q-and-A session… Read More »SeaWorld and National Geographic turn Shark Encounter into School Lesson