Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-2016 Future of Nursing Scholars Program (Deadline: 9/17/15)
The goal of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars program is to develop the next generation of PhD-prepared nurse leaders who are committed to long-term careers that advance science and discovery, strengthen nursing education, and bring transformational change to nursing and health care.
Ben & Jerry’s Foundation-Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program Grants (Deadline: 10/15/15)
The purpose of this funding is to support organizations that believe change is built from the ground up, and collective action is needed to challenge the status quo, demand change in policy and practice, and advocate for systemic solutions.
Indiana Youth Institute-Organization Effectiveness Grants (Indiana) (Deadline: 8/17/15)
With funding provided by the Ball Brothers Foundation, IYI invites community and faith-based youth-serving nonprofit organizations to apply for assistance to improve their current effectiveness and their capacity to serve in the future.
The Public Welfare Foundation-Juvenile Justice Program Grants (Deadline: Rolling)
The Foundation’s Juvenile Justice Program supports groups working to end the criminalization and overincarceration of youth in the United States.
U.S. Department of Education-Investing in Innovation Fund Grants for Education (Deadline: 8/4/15)
“The purpose of this U.S. Department of Education program is to provide grants to expand the implementation of, and investment in, innovative practices that have an impact on improving student achievement or student growth, closing achievement gaps, decreasing dropout rates, increasing high school graduation rates, or increasing college enrollment and completion rates.”
South Central Indiana REMC-Grants for Indiana Nonprofits (Deadline: 8/5/15)
The purpose of the SCI Membership Community Fund is to accumulate and disburse funds for charitable purposes to individuals, families, groups and organizations located in the service area of South Central Indiana REMC.
“Last week, administration officials and school leaders convened at the White House to discuss discipline policies and school climate at a conference called “Rethinking School Discipline.” While several interesting resources were announced at the event, what stands out to me are several maps that were released depicting district-level suspension data. These maps show how widespread this practice is among students with disabilities, and also reveal how suspensions are concentrated in the Southeastern region of the country. In addition to conversations about the problems with school discipline, success stories were also shared from districts like Baltimore that have made strides in improving school climate.”
Farm to School
New Evidence on the Relationship Between Academic Ability and Nonmarital Teen Childbearing, a new brief from Child Trends, explores the relationship between academic ability and the likelihood of experiencing a non-marital teen birth. Previous studies have found that girls who perform well in school are less likely to become teen mothers. The brief shows that this is true for girls with few behavioral problems, but not for others, and only for certain measures of academic ability.
Addressing Vision and Hearing Problems in Low-Income Children, a recent resource from the Network for Public Health Law, summarizes research on vision and hearing problems in low-income children, including access to screenings and other services. This resource includes a recording of a recent webinar from the Network.
Summer Hunger: Too Expensive to Ignore, a resource released by Deloitte Consulting and No Kid Hungry, looks at the impact of national summer nutrition programs on children’s lives. “In the short-term, the programs can help mitigate summer weight gain, cognitive decline and summer learning loss for children from low-income families. In the long term, they may help increase high school graduation rates and reduce susceptibility to chronic diseases, which are otherwise each accompanied by large potential costs to the children and their communities.”
Sudbury Public Schools-School Nurse (Sudbury, MA)
Sudbury Public Schools are currently seeking a full-time School Nurse for Ephraim Curtis Middle School. Responsibilities of the position include assessing and evaluating student health, conducting school health programs, maintaining health records, and providing emergency care. Qualifications for the position include valid Registered Nursing licensure in Massachusetts, a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, and at least two years of relevant experience. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1862752
Zone 126-Impact Assessment & Evaluation Associate (Astoria, NY)
Zone 126 is currently seeking a full-time Impact Assessment and Evaluation Associate. Responsibilities of the position include coordinating data collection logistics at 10 schools, analyzing and reporting data, assist with database management, and helping to facilitate focus groups and interviews with program participants. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree in social science, public policy, statistics, or a related field, and experience with data collection processes, research, program evaluation, or data analysis. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/xDfbh3B64Xjd/
Harford County Public Schools-School Nurse (Bel Air, MD)
Harford County Public Schools are currently seeking a full-time School Nurse. Responsibilities of the position include managing the health services program, providing students with direct care of injuries, and promoting a healthy school environment. Qualifications for the position include Registered Nursing licensure in the state of Maryland, current CPR certification, and ability to communicate with students, school staff, and families and caregivers. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1871664
Creswell School District-Licensed Practical Nurse (Creswell, OR)
Creswell School District is currently seeking a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse for Creslane Elementary School. Responsibilities of the position include providing medically related interventions, colleting and recording student data, and provide direct educational instruction under the direction of a licensed teacher. Qualifications for the position include prior related experience with school-aged students, Registered Nursing or Licensed Practical Nursing Licensure, and current CPR certification. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1861112
August 4, 2015, 2:00 PM ET. Webinar: No Safety, No Health: A Conversation about Race, Place and Preventing Violence. For more information about this event, please visit: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=3ec22avav0zt
August 4, 2015, 2:00 PM ET.Webinar: How School Districts Are Saving Money, Increasing Energy Efficiency and Protecting Health. For more information about this event, please visit: https://education.cefpi.org/index.cfm?pg=semwebCatalog&panel=showLive&seminarid=6235
August 11, 2015, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT. Webinar: Child care search and decision-making with Hispanic families: New findings and new horizons. For more information about this event, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/144431115758017282?utm_source=E-News%3A+How+academics+relate+to+teen+births&utm_campaign=E-news+7%2F24%2F15&utm_medium=email
October 15-17, 2015. Lake Buena Vista, FL: ASHA School Health Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.ashaweb.org/news-events/2015-school-health-conference/
November 30-December 2, 2015. San Francisco, CA: Global Summit and Expo on Vaccines & Vaccination. For more information about this event, please visit: http://vaccines.global-summit.com/america/index.php
March 13-16, 2016. Location TBD. Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health. For more information about this event, please visit: http://files.www.cmhnetwork.org/pages/photosforposts/2016_Save_the_Date.pdf?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=CMHNetwork+Friday+Update+7-17-15&utm_campaign=CMHNetwork+Friday+Update+7-17-15