Brady Shines Grants – Brady (Deadline: May 31, 2018)
Brady, a full-line janitorial supply, equipment and foodservice distributor, announced its new charitable giving campaign “Brady Shines” as part of its 70th Anniversary celebration in 2017. Brady has dedicated $100,000 annually to be awarded in quarterly increments to education and youth-focused non-profit organizations in need.
Mental Health Awareness Training Grants – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Deadline: June 8, 2018)
The purpose of this program is to train individuals to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental disorders, particularly serious mental illnesses and/or serious emotional disturbances, establish linkages with school- and/or community-based mental health agencies to refer individuals with the signs or symptoms of mental illness to appropriate services, train emergency services personnel, veterans, law enforcement, fire department personnel, and others to identify persons with a mental disorder and employ crisis de-escalation techniques, and educate individuals about resources that are available in the community for individuals with a mental disorder.
STEM + Computing K-12 Education (STEM+C) – National Science Foundation (Deadline: July 2, 2018)
The STEM+C Program focuses on research and development of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches to the integration of computing within STEM teaching and learning for preK-12 students in both formal and informal settings. It supports research on how students learn to think computationally to solve interdisciplinary problems in science and mathematics, as well as research and development that builds on evidence-based teacher preparation or professional development activities that enable teachers to provide excellent instruction on the integration of computation and STEM disciplines.
Physical Activity Grants – Good Sports (Deadline: Ongoing)
Sports gives kids the lifelong benefits of sport and physical activity. Through the generous support received from a variety of funders, equipment manufacturers and distributors, Good Sports is able to provide a diverse range of sporting equipment, footwear and apparel to many different community organizations on a year-round basis.
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By Dr. Dan Leikvold, Superintendent, Lead-Deadwood-School District, Lead, South Dakota
The Lead-Deadwood School District is a rural district located in the Northern Black Hills of western South Dakota. It has a K-12 population of around 710. The tourism, gaming, and mining industries are the primary economic drivers in the Lead-Deadwood Community.
Although there are many outstanding opportunities for workers in the area, as with many school districts, we too have our share of challenges that are directly associated with the effects of poverty. This includes behavioral issues, transiency, limited access to transportation, and a lack of affordable housing. The free and reduced lunch rate in our district is around 50%.
Over the course of the last ten years, the school district has identified and worked with multiple local and regional agencies to address the needs of our children and families affected by poverty. We realize we cannot be all things to all people, but we recognize the crucial connection between our children being happy, healthy, safe and supported and their ability to learn at school. Read More
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Research and Programs Assistant – Equity and Inclusion (Washington, D.C.)
The Center for Urban and Racial Equity seeks a research and programs assistant to support local and national initiatives focused on advancing equity and inclusion within organizations and across issue areas including health, criminal justice and community development. This position will primarily focus on a workforce equity (e.g., recruitment, retainment and advancement of people of color) research project within the nonprofit sector while providing support on other equity-focused initiatives at CURE. The ideal candidate will possess excellent writing, organizational and problem-solving skills and the ability to quickly research and synthesize material in a variety of formats including reports and action-oriented tools such as fact sheets, infographics and webinars.
Managerial Epidemiologist/Coordinator for Population Health (Coupeville, WA)
The Managerial Epidemiologist actualizes the WhidbeyHealth commitment to population health and the Quadruple Aim. This individual develops and sustains health system and community partnerships in the development and implementation of data driven priorities to advance population health initiatives. The position serves as the organizational expert in the development, interpretation and use of data and analytics for purposes of strategic planning, managerial decision making and program evaluation in support of System initiatives both internal to the health system and in collaboration with a broad range of organizational and external entities. This leader utilizes the principles and tools of epidemiology to inform the WhidbeyHealth initiatives in population health and support the assessment of the effectiveness of the system health care processes/outcomes and overall quality. This position provides support and technical expertise to the quality analysts for the development and submission of the mandated reports to state and local agencies and the development of internal studies and grant proposals.
School Nurse (Camden, NJ)
The School Nurse is a health services specialist who assists pupils and staff in attaining and/or maintaining optimum health, and promoting positive health habits and attitudes. The Nurse must evaluate the physical conditions of students and refer to appropriate resources. The School Nurse must be certified as such in the State of New Jersey and comply with all Federal and State licensing regulations.
School Counselor (Brooklyn, NY)
Explore Schools is seeking a passionate and dedicated School Counselor. The School Counselor will work closely with students, parents, and teachers to maintain a positive school culture characterized by the three key qualities: students demonstrate a desire to succeed; adults demonstrate a belief in all students; and a sense of community is intentionally nurtured. The ideal candidate has charter school social work experience and values relationships with students and families.
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