Grant Alerts

School Nutrition Training Grant for Allied Professional Organizations (Deadline: January 28, 2019)

School Nutrition Training Grant for Allied Professional Organizations funds will assist allied professional organizations in planning, developing, promoting, delivering, and evaluating a workforce development and training initiative to provide skills-based training and technical assistance for school nutrition professionals to strengthen school meals program operators’ competencies, knowledge, and skills within one or more of the eight (8) key functional areas.

The Institute of Child Nutrition conducted research to inform the development of and published the Competencies, Knowledge, and Skills for School Nutrition Managers resource which describes the key functional areas, competencies, knowledge, and skills needed for school nutrition managers to effectively operate school nutrition programs.The eight identified functional areas that applicants may select from when developing and delivering the workforce development and training initiative as part of this grant are as follows:

  • Meal Preparation and Service
  • Nutrition and Meal Management
  • Marketing, Communication, and Customer Service
  • Procurement and Inventory Management
  • Financial Management and Accountability
  • Personnel Management
  • Sanitation, Safety, and Security
  • Facility and Property Management

Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Charter Schools Program (CSP): Grants to State Entities CFDA (Deadline: February 12, 2019)

The major purposes of the CSP are to expand opportunities for all students, particularly traditionally underserved students, to attend public charter schools and meet challenging State academic standards; provide financial assistance for the planning, program design, and initial implementation of charter schools; increase the number of high-quality charter schools available to students across the United States; evaluate the impact of charter schools on student achievement, families, and communities; share best practices between charter schools and other public schools; encourage States to provide facilities support to charter schools; and support efforts to strengthen the charter school authorizing process.

Innovations in Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities Program (Deadline: March 08, 2019)

The purpose of this program is to build on past HRSA programs to improve access to coordinated and integrated care for children with, or at risk for, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Other Developmental Disabilities (DD) and their families in medically underserved areas and populations… The purpose and objectives of this program will be accomplished by implementing the following two strategies:

  1. Family Navigation – Increasing family navigation services to improve communication between families and primary and specialty providers; link children with/at risk for ASD/DD to diagnostic evaluations, ASD/DD services, and community resources; and provide education to families of children with/at risk for ASD/DD to improve self-efficacy in navigating the system of care for children with/at risk for ASD/DD; and
  2. Provider Education – Providing education, training, and technical assistance to providers, and community based-organizations providing services to ASD/DD on improving care for children with/at risk for ASD/DD through a learning community.”

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Job Opportunites

School Nutrition Coordinator (Manassas, VA)

Manassas City Public Schools is looking for a School Nutrition Coordinator to assist with planning, organizing, and managing the Child Nutrition Program of the City of Manassas Public Schools in accordance with local, state and federal requirements.

School Based Mental Health Therapist (Elkton, MD)

Advantage Psychiatric Services is Currently seeking to hire Maryland licensed LCSW-Cs and LCPCs, to provide psychotherapy services to youth in a school based setting. Schools are located in Cecil County.

Performance Accountability Coordinator – Office of the State and Superintendent of Education (OSSE) (Washington, DC)

This position is located in the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Division of Postsecondary & Career Education. The CTE Program Development and Assessment Coordinator is tasked with assisting in the program development, accountability, monitoring, and evaluation of the effectiveness of CTE programs in the District supported with Perkins funds.

The CTE Program Development and Assessment Coordinator works in close collaboration with the State Director on the development and approval of coherent, integrated, secondary/postsecondary CTE Programs of Study (POS), and dual enrollment opportunities that prepare students for academic achievement, high school completion, postsecondary education, and lifelong learning.

Upcoming Meetings

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools Conference 2019, February 17-19, Washington, DC

32nd Annual Research & Policy Conference – Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health, March 3-6, Tampa

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