The Mockingbird Foundation-Grants for Music Education for Children (Deadline: 8/1/16)
The Mockingbird Foundation, Inc. offers competitive grants to schools and nonprofit organizations that effect improvements in areas of importance focusing on music education for children.
American Electric Power-Teacher Vision Grants (Deadline: 7/24/17)
Projects that have an academic focus and a goal to improve student achievement will be considered for this funding.
Blue Mountain Community Foundation-Discretionary Grants Program 2016-2017 (Oregon & Washington) (Deadline: 7/1/16)
The purpose of this funding is to support local nonprofit organizations, as well as youth in select areas targeted by the Foundation.
The U.S. Soccer Foundation-Safe Places to Play Grant (Deadline: 9/30/16)
The U.S. Soccer Foundation awards grants on an annual basis to support field-building initiatives in underserved areas nationwide.
William T. Grant Foundation-Scholars Program (Deadline: 7/6/16)
The purpose of this funding is to advance the Foundation’s interest in understanding programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes or understanding the use of research evidence.
Ethel and James Flinn Foundation-Children, Youth and Adolescent Mental Health (Michigan) (Deadline: 7/21/16)
The purpose of this RFP is to advance access to effective prevention, screening, early identification and mental health treatment interventions for children, youth and adolescents.
“I love seeing positive stories about my home state in the news, especially when it comes to great teachers impacting students for the better. This Baltimore County Teacher of the Year stresses the importance of school and classroom climate in how students experience learning, and strives to empower his students by celebrating their successes and encouraging them to take ownership of their educational experience.”
June is National Safety Month
Oral Health Integration in Statewide Delivery System and Payment Reform, a brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies, explores how states are including oral health in payment and delivery system reform. Drawing on discussions with federal officials, SIM project leads, and state-level oral health experts, this brief explores promising opportunities.
Youth and Caregiver Perspectives on Barriers to Gender-Affirming Health Care for Transgender Youth, a recent article from the Journal of Adolescent Health, outlines a study that aimed to understand barriers that transgender youth and their caregivers face in accessing gender-affirming health care.
In Two Maine Towns, Schools Address The Mental Health Of Refugee Children, a recent article from Health Affairs, references the CHHCS and RWJF Caring Across Communities program as the authors explore how school-based programs in Auburn and Lewiston, Maine help meet the unique health needs of refugees from war-torn Somalia.
DC Public Charter School Board-Data Analyst (Washington, DC)
DC Public Charter School Board is currently seeking a full-time Data Analyst. Responsibilities of the position include supporting school quality performance reports, analyzing academic data, supporting attendance and discipline data collection, and creating original data reports as needed. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree, superior analytical skills, and familiarity with relational databases. A Master’s Degree is preferred. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.dcpcsb.org/job-opportunity/data-analyst
Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District-School Nurse (Spencer, MA)
Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District is currently seeking a School Nurse. Responsibilities of the position include maintaining health records, supporting health services with health education, promoting programs for the prevention and control of disease, and reviewing student health procedures annually. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree, valid Registered Nursing licensure for the state of Massachusetts, and current CPR certification. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2669475
School-Based Health Alliance-Research and Evaluation Manager (Washington, DC)
The School-Based Health Alliance is currently seeking a full-time Research and Evaluation Manager. Responsibilities of the position include supporting data collection activities, supporting the development and implementation of evaluation frameworks for SBHA projects, leading efforts to compile information on best practices and promising initiatives in areas related to school-based health care for use as resources, and serving as a primary writer and contributor to new reports and tools for the school-based health care field. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Behavioral Health, Cultural or Medical Anthropology, Health Education or a related field, 3 to 7 years of combined research, evaluation, quality improvement, and project management experience, and demonstrated management skills. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/hmB4jpKtsnxd/
Newington Public Schools-School Nurse (Newington, CT)
Newington Public Schools are currently seeking a full-time School Nurse to serve schools district wide. Responsibilities of the position include implementing school health policies, keeping accurate health records, and conducting special immunization programs when requested. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, current Registered Nursing licensure in the state of Connecticut, and prior school nursing experience is preferred. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2668074
June 9, 2016, 1:00 PM EDT. Webinar: Supporting Grieving Children in Afterschool & Summer Learning Programs. For more information about this event, please visit: http://afterschoolalliance.org/webinars.cfm?ID=192E5EF4-5056-A82E-7A5B84BF78E3060E
June 23, 2016, 3:00-4:00 PM ET. Webinar: Collective Seeing and Learning and Action equals Collective Impact. For more information about this event, please visit: https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=jefabmf5ei5d&campaign=cw5h8h4nlxj1
August 3-5, 2016. Lancaster, SC: Prevention of Youth Substance Abuse in Rural Communities Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.lcpartnersforyouth.org/Coalition/2016-conference-3/
October 29 – November 2, 2016. Denver, CO: APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual