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From innovative solutions for our clients to community engagement, below are some of Synergy’s most recent newsworthy initiatives.

The choices parents make about drinking alcohol can influence the choices of their children. Learn more about new research and resources that can help parents and other adults feel more confident talking with children and teens at risk of underage drinking.

Synergy President and CEO Prachee Devadas Shares a Cause for Wise Celebration

The choices parents make about drinking alcohol can influence the choices of their children. Learn more about new research and resources that can help parents and other adults feel more confident talking with children and teens at risk of underage drinking.

Synergy’s work on the U.S. Department of Education’s Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance (TA) Center contract was cited in a letter recently released by the U.S. Department of Education and the White House Office of National Drug Policy Control as a resource for schools and communities to support safety, security, emergency management, and preparedness, including opioid-related emergencies.

Synergy's Work with REMS TA Center Recognized by White House for Mitigating Opioid-Related Emergencies

Synergy’s work on the U.S. Department of Education’s Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance (TA) Center contract was cited in a letter recently released by the U.S. Department of Education and the White House Office of National Drug Policy Control as a resource for schools and communities to support safety, security, emergency management, and preparedness, including opioid-related emergencies.

Policy experts Alicia Sparks and Rana Kang share recent changes in alcohol policy that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Staying Up to Date on Alcohol Policy

Policy experts Alicia Sparks and Rana Kang share recent changes in alcohol policy that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Synergy Enterprises, Inc., (Synergy) recently won two new contracts that build on our deep expertise in women’s health and public health. 

Synergy Brings Needed Know-How to Win New Contracts and Expand Client Base

Synergy Enterprises, Inc., (Synergy) recently won two new contracts that build on our deep expertise in women’s health and public health. 

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) unveiled three new technical assistance centers aimed at enhancing student well-being, academic success, and school safety.

Synergy Wins Three TA Centers to Support Student Success

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) unveiled three new technical assistance centers aimed at enhancing student well-being, academic success, and school safety.

We are delighted to announce that Synergy has been awarded new work in the vital domains of women’s health and public health.  

Expanding Our Support of Women’s Health

We are delighted to announce that Synergy has been awarded new work in the vital domains of women’s health and public health.  

The Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) Technical Assistance Center won a 5-year Blanket Purchase Agreement supporting the U.S. Department of Education.

Synergy wins a 5-year contract to create literacy program

The Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) Technical Assistance Center won a 5-year Blanket Purchase Agreement supporting the U.S. Department of Education.

On February 1, 2023, Bronwyn Roberts, Senior Principal, Training and Technical Assistance, for the Title IV, Part A Technical Assistance Center (T4PA Center) and REMS TA Center, presented the “Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Updates and Best Practices for Student Well-Being” session during the 2023 National Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Conference.

Staff Spotlight: Synergy Team Speaks at 2023 National ESEA Conference

On February 1, 2023, Bronwyn Roberts, Senior Principal, Training and Technical Assistance, for the Title IV, Part A Technical Assistance Center (T4PA Center) and REMS TA Center, presented the “Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Updates and Best Practices for Student Well-Being” session during the 2023 National Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Conference.

On February 2, 2023, Candace Ferguson, Principal, Training and Technical Assistance, for the REMS TA Center and T4PA Center, presented for the “Addressing the Social, Emotional, Learning and Mental Health Needs of Students and School Staff” session during the conference.

Staff Spotlight: Synergy Team Speaks at 2023 National ESEA Conference

On February 2, 2023, Candace Ferguson, Principal, Training and Technical Assistance, for the REMS TA Center and T4PA Center, presented for the “Addressing the Social, Emotional, Learning and Mental Health Needs of Students and School Staff” session during the conference.

On March 25, Synergy’s senior science editor, David Yontz, presented a session titled “Mistakes That Often Slip Through the Cracks” at the ACES: The Society for Editing conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Staff Spotlight: David Yontz Presents at Mistakes That Often Slip Through the Cracks

On March 25, Synergy’s senior science editor, David Yontz, presented a session titled “Mistakes That Often Slip Through the Cracks” at the ACES: The Society for Editing conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Congratulations to Janelle Hughes, Principal, Training and Technical Assistance, for being recognized by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency team for her presentation at the inaugural National Summit on K–12 School Safety and Security.

Staff Spotlight: Janelle Hughes Presents at Inaugural National Summit on K-12 School Safety and Security

Congratulations to Janelle Hughes, Principal, Training and Technical Assistance, for being recognized by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency team for her presentation at the inaugural National Summit on K–12 School Safety and Security.

Synergy has won 6 Hermes Creative awards recognizing our team’s creativity and effort working with The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) “Talk. They Hear You.” ® campaign.

Synergy Win: Synergy Earns 6 Hermes Creative Awards

Synergy has won 6 Hermes Creative awards recognizing our team’s creativity and effort working with The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) “Talk. They Hear You.” ® campaign.

On Saturday, April 29, The Children’s Inn at NIH hosted An Evening for Hope gala at The Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

Staff Spotlight: Children’s Inn Evening for Hope Gala

On Saturday, April 29, The Children’s Inn at NIH hosted An Evening for Hope gala at The Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

Synergy received a prime award to deliver ongoing project management and logistics support across the Institute of Education Sciences.

New Award: Synergy Supports IES Operations

Synergy received a prime award to deliver ongoing project management and logistics support across the Institute of Education Sciences.

These two contract awards expand Synergy’s work in the substance use prevention field.

New Wins! Synergy Wins Two Policy Awards

These two contract awards expand Synergy’s work in the substance use prevention field.

Synergy won a recompete for a meeting and logistics contract with SSA!

Synergy Extends SSA Support

Synergy won a recompete for a meeting and logistics contract with SSA!

Synergy Enterprises, Inc. (Synergy) is proud to announce two new contracts for 2022!

Synergy Wins: New Contract Awards

Synergy Enterprises, Inc. (Synergy) is proud to announce two new contracts for 2022!

Recently, Synergy’s Junior Data Associate, Rachel Edsall, co-authored 2 papers for “Q Chat Space,” a platform designed for LGBTQ+ youth to come together and discuss a variety of topics in a safe and moderated environment.

Staff Highlight: Rachel’s “Q Chat Space” publications

Recently, Synergy’s Junior Data Associate, Rachel Edsall, co-authored 2 papers for “Q Chat Space,” a platform designed for LGBTQ+ youth to come together and discuss a variety of topics in a safe and moderated environment.

In May, Synergy was selected to support the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Public Awareness Support Activities contract.

New Contract Award: SAMHSA Public Awareness Support (PAS) Activities Contract

In May, Synergy was selected to support the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Public Awareness Support Activities contract.

On June 4, 2021, Synergy received two Digital Health Awards for work produced and written for the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH).

Synergy Wins: Digital Health Awards for Work with the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

On June 4, 2021, Synergy received two Digital Health Awards for work produced and written for the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH).

Recently, the Synergy Gives Back (SGB) team organized a casserole drive with Small Things Matter’s Kokua Foods Program.

Synergy Gives Back: Casserole Drive

Recently, the Synergy Gives Back (SGB) team organized a casserole drive with Small Things Matter’s Kokua Foods Program.

On February 11, Synergy employee Matthew Grossman had the opportunity to speak at a Starkloff Disability Institute and Permobil event called

Staff Highlights: "Inclusion Matters: Disability Allyship in the Workplace" Event

On February 11, Synergy employee Matthew Grossman had the opportunity to speak at a Starkloff Disability Institute and Permobil event called "Inclusion Matters: Disability Allyship in the Workplace."

Recently, Synergy employee Bronwyn Roberts has been helping with COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Yolo, California.

Staff Highlights: COVID-19 Volunteering

Recently, Synergy employee Bronwyn Roberts has been helping with COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Yolo, California.

Synergy is proud to announce our first contract win of 2021! We have been selected to provide technical assistance, website design and communications support to the U.S. Department of Education’s Safer Schools and Campuses Best Practices Clearinghouse.

Synergy Wins: New Contract Award

Synergy is proud to announce our first contract win of 2021! We have been selected to provide technical assistance, website design and communications support to the U.S. Department of Education’s Safer Schools and Campuses Best Practices Clearinghouse.

In 2020, Synergy Enterprises, Inc.’s (Synergy) creative work with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) parent-oriented prevention campaign, “Talk.  They Hear You.”® received 12 accolades from the Hermes Creative Awards.

Synergy Enterprises, Inc. Receives Hermes Creative Awards for Work With SAMHSA’s “Talk. They Hear You.”® Campaign

In 2020, Synergy Enterprises, Inc.’s (Synergy) creative work with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) parent-oriented prevention campaign, “Talk. They Hear You.”® received 12 accolades from the Hermes Creative Awards.

In 2020, three National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) products that Synergy helped write, design, and produce won Communicator Awards.

Synergy Receives Communicator Awards for Work with the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

In 2020, three National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) products that Synergy helped write, design, and produce won Communicator Awards.

On Oct. 19, 2018, Prachee J. Devadas, president/CEO and founder of Synergy, joined the board of directors of The Children’s Inn at NIH. Located on the NIH campus, The Children’s Inn is a nonprofit hospitality house that provides free lodging and supportive services to families of children with rare and serious illnesses whose best hope is a clinical trial at the NIH.

Prachee Devadas Joins The Children's Inn's Board of Directors

On Oct. 19, 2018, Prachee J. Devadas, president/CEO and founder of Synergy, joined the board of directors of The Children’s Inn at NIH. Located on the NIH campus, The Children’s Inn is a nonprofit hospitality house that provides free lodging and supportive services to families of children with rare and serious illnesses whose best hope is a clinical trial at the NIH.

Synergy has received numerous prestigious awards and has been consistently recognized for outstanding work performance over the last decade. We have gained a stellar reputation for our creativity, innovative approaches, and excellent business practices with partners, clients and industry alike. In 2018, Synergy won four awards competitions on behalf of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) “Talk. They Hear You.”® Campaign.

“Talk. They Hear You.”® Campaign Awards

Synergy has received numerous prestigious awards and has been consistently recognized for outstanding work performance over the last decade. We have gained a stellar reputation for our creativity, innovative approaches, and excellent business practices with partners, clients and industry alike. In 2018, Synergy won four awards competitions on behalf of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) “Talk. They Hear You.”® Campaign.

We are pleased to announce that Synergy’s paper proposal entitled

Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness

We are pleased to announce that Synergy’s paper proposal entitled "Multiple partners, multiple goals: Researchers, school staff and a not-for-profit partnering to examine the effects of a teacher home visiting program" has been accepted for inclusion in the program for the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) Spring 2019 Conference.

Since fall 2017, several serious and consequential emergency events have raised conversations at the national, state, and local levels to new heights concerning preparedness and school safety.

School Preparedness

Since fall 2017, several serious and consequential emergency events have raised conversations at the national, state, and local levels to new heights concerning preparedness and school safety.

Synergy has long-supported several non-profits that focus on the mental, social-emotional, and physical wellbeing of children and families.

Supporting the NIH Children’s Inn

Synergy has long-supported several non-profits that focus on the mental, social-emotional, and physical wellbeing of children and families.

In fall 2017, Synergy employee Leika Inniss participated in an international mission trip to the country of Uganda (Africa), organized by Mid-Atlantic Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, a nonprofit organization that provides training and technical assistance to Christian churches and clergy in Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

Mid-Atlantic Cooperative Baptist Fellowship

In fall 2017, Synergy employee Leika Inniss participated in an international mission trip to the country of Uganda (Africa), organized by Mid-Atlantic Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, a nonprofit organization that provides training and technical assistance to Christian churches and clergy in Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

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