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Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) Program (Deadline: June 03, 2019)

The Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) program awards competitive grants to advance literacy skills, through the use of evidence-based practices, activities and interventions, including pre-literacy skills, reading, and writing, for children from birth through grade 12, with an emphasis on disadvantaged children, including children living in poverty, English learners, and children with disabilities.

Texas Child Maltreatment Services and Response Improvement Program Grants (Deadline: June 10, 2019)

The purpose of the program is to develop, establish and operate programs designed to reform State systems and improve the processes by which States respond to cases of child abuse and neglect. This will enable States to more effectively address both the child victim and the offender and to limit additional trauma to the child victim. Children’s Justice Act (CJA) funds are to be primarily focused on the front-end, intake, assessment, investigative, and prosecutorial phases of child welfare.

Grants for Improving Lives of Boys and Young Men of Color – The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Deadline: June 06, 2019)

This grant program aims to disrupt the cycle of dehumanization that is occurring in the lives of BYMOC and threatens to derail their life success by creating pathways to healing, growing, and thriving. Through this program, [the program] aims to seed new approaches by youth-serving systems to address health and trauma that are grounded in the lived experiences and cultural values, norms, and traditions of BYMOC, and the knowledge of community organizations who work with BYMOC every day. Learnings from the Partnering with Systems to Disrupt Dehumanization grantees may be useful in advancing a greater understanding of what it means for BYMOC to heal, grow, and thrive, and provide concrete examples of the role that culturally responsive youth-serving systems play in the health of BYMOC.

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Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction – Bridges Public Charter School (Washington DC)

The Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction will collaborate with members of the school leadership team to ensure planning and delivery of effective instruction to ensure success for all students in our school community. The Coordinator will coach a cohort of teachers, provide high-impact professional development, facilitate regular communication about student achievement results, and ensure continuous improvement of instructional programming and practices.

Education Program Officer – McElhattan Foundation (Pittsburgh, PA)

The McElhattan Foundation was founded in 1994, but they’ve recently increased their grantmaking capacity and are building a small team to manage this. Their mission is preserving and enhancing human life. They have four program areas: workplace safety, education, palliative care, and community development in Knox and Franklin, PA.

Middle School Counselor/Scholar Services Coordinator 2019-2020 School Year (Washington, DC)

The primary purpose of the Scholar Services Coordinator is to provide a comprehensive program of social skills development, behavioral and academic guidance counseling supports to assist scholars in the areas of academic achievement and personal and social development.  The Scholar Services Coordinator provides social and emotional supports that are designed to increase scholars’ availability for learning in the classroom, increase self-esteem, raise scholars’ expectations for achievement, and assist scholars in developing social skills needed for high school, college, and beyond. 

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