Chesapeake Bay Trust-Mini-Grants for K-12 Environmental Education Programs (Select Locations) (Deadline: 8/5/16)
The Chesapeake Bay Trust Mini Grant Program supports field experiences, fieldwork and student-led action projects as well as teacher professional development and school programs to advance environmental literacy in the Chesapeake Bay region.
Brooklyn Community Foundation-2016-17 Invest in Youth Grant Program (Brooklyn, NY) (Deadline:7/15/16)
The purpose of the Invest in Youth Grant Program, we support organizations working to ensure that young people in Brooklyn have the opportunity and agency to achieve social and economic success.
Women’s Sports Foundation-GoGirlGo! Grants (New York, NY) (Deadline: 7/31/16)
GoGirlGo! New York City Grant, established in 2015, with the support of espnW rewards girl-serving agencies who seek to enhance the lives of girls using sports, physical activity and life lessons taught through our GoGirlGo! curriculum.
The One-Room Schoolhouse That’s A Model For The World
“At a time when ‘social emotional learning’ and ‘resilience’ are becoming regular buzzwords when talking about schools, other places around the world are talking about a ‘silent revolution’. A recent piece featured by NPR highlights the Escuela Nueva model originating from Colombia. The model was designed with the mindset to ‘take progressive, democratic education theories — cooperation, self-paced learning, arts-focused education — and apply them to some of the poorest, least-resourced schools in the world.’ Now this pedagogy is catching the attention of world education leaders and could pattern a new course for learning even in places like the United States.”
United States vs. Texas Supreme Court Tie
Every Student Succeeds Act Funding Opportunities, a recently released guide from Futures Without Violence, describes resources, programmatic requirements, and allowable uses of funds in ESSA Titles I, II, IV, V, VI, VII, and IX. For each Title, this guide provides a brief description about the program that was authorized, lists the appropriated and authorized funding levels as set forth by Congress, the President’s fiscal year 2017 budget request, and the type of entity that can apply for the funds. Unless otherwise indicated, the language from the law itself is in the Appendix.
Understanding Child Trauma, a recently released brochure from SAMHSA, gives parents and caregivers an overview of the types of traumatic stress that commonly affect children and details on the effects these events have on their physical and psychological health. Includes a list of resources for assisting with recovery.
New resources from The Community Guide Preventive Services Task Force, to be published in the July 2016 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, recommend the implementation and maintenance of school-based health centers (SBHCs) in low-income communities, based on sufficient evidence of effectiveness in improving educational and health outcomes. This recommendation is based on a systematic review of all available studies that was conducted—with oversight from the Task Force—by scientists and subject matter experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with a wide range of government, academic, policy, and practice-based partners.
District of Columbia Public Schools-IMPACT Operations Coordinator (Washington, DC)
DCPC is currently seeking a full-time Coordinator for IMPACT Operations. Responsibilities of the position include tracking and monitoring completion of the IMPACT process and maintaining an online database, and ensuring that the assessment system is implemented with fidelity. The Coordinator will contribute to the ongoing development and implementation of a national model for teacher evaluation, as well as help support the DCPS goal of ensuring that all students receive a high quality education and are prepared for college, career, and life. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree, two to four years of related work experience, and experience working with large datasets from multiple sources. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://dcps.secure.force.com/central/apex/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0xU00000098R9z
Harford County Public Schools-School Nurse (Bel Air, MD)
Harford County Public Schools are currently seeking a full-time School Nurse for Havre de Grace Middle School. Responsibilities of the position include managing the health services program and health suite as assigned, providing students with direct care, providing long-term management of students with special care needs, and maintaining required health records. Qualifications for the position include valid Registered Nursing licensure in the state of Maryland, current CPR certification, and a valid degree or diploma from an approved nursing program. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2681222
NORC at the University of Chicago-Research Analyst (Bethesda, MD)
NORC at the University of Chicago is currently seeking a full-time Research Analyst in their Bethesda, Maryland office for Evaluation Research in Child and Youth Development. Responsibilities of the position include providing technical and logistical support on work involving project design, data collection and processing, and report and paper writing, developing data charts for presentations, and assisting with analysis on specific items of survey or qualitative research analysis. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree in social or behavioral science, strong problem solving skills, at least one year of experience with increasing knowledge in survey research, data collection, analytic techniques or evaluation research, and experience with SAS, SPSS, or related programs. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://norc-hr.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=307890&company_id=15756&version=1&jobBoardId=1112
North County Supervisory Union-School Nurse (Newport, VT)
North County Supervisory Union is currently seeking School Nurse(s) for several schools in the region. Responsibilities of the position include developing and implementing the health care services program, and modifying health-related barriers to learning for individual students. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years of relevant professional experience. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2681581
July 21, 2016, 1:00-2:00 PM ET. Webinar: Identifying Community Priorities for Child Well-Being. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.aecf.org/blog/upcoming-webinar-identifying-community-priorities-for-child-well-being/
September 15, 2016, 1:00-2:00 PM ET. Webinar: Quality Counts: Learn about Adopting the Five Standardized Performance Measures for SBHCs. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.sbh4all.org/events/quality-counts-learn-adopting-five-standardized-performance-measures-sbhcs/
April 18-21, 2017. Palm Springs, CA: Best Out-of-School Time Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.boostconference.org/
July 9-12, 2016. New Orleans, LA: American School Counselors Association Annual Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.ascaconferences.org/
July 19-21, 2016. Phoenix, AZ: NACCHO Annual Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.nacchoannual.org/
August 12, 2016. Washington, DC: Keeping Kids Safe: Promoting Tolerance and Inclusion Among Students to Prevent Bullying. For more information about this event, please visit: http://fpbpsummit.com/registration/