Grant Alerts

 Health Resources and Services Administration – Advancing Systems ofServices for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs  (Deadline: November 17, 2017)

The purpose of this funding is to improve health and well-being for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and their families by increasing access to patient and family-centered care, improving the process of transitioning youth into the adult health care system, and adopting health care financing models that achieve cost savings by supporting state Title V programs and stakeholders through training and technical assistance.

National Institutes of Health – Education and Health: New Frontiers (Deadline: February 07, 2019)

The goal of this funding opportunity announcement is to support research that will further elucidate the pathways involved in the relationship between education and health outcomes and in doing so to carefully identify the specific aspects and qualities of education that are responsible for this relationship and what the mediating factors are that affect the nature of the causal relationship.

KLA – Tencor: Grant Program (Deadline: Rolling)

The KLA-Tencor Foundation Grant Program strives to make a positive and lasting impact on people’s lives and encourage others to take action as well. The KLA-Tencor Foundation Grants Program invests in creative ideas that support; educational programs and institutions with an emphasis on STEM, health and wellness programs/providers and local community enrichment programs.

USAID – Reading for All (Deadline: October 30, 2017)

Reading for All aims to improve reading outcomes for children with disabilities (CwDs) in grades 1 – 3 in USAID-supported Early Grade Reading Program (EGRP) districts. The three main objectives of the Reading for All activity are to improve data quality on CwDs; enhance institutional and technical capacity at various levels to deliver quality reading instruction and support to CwDs; and test inclusive instructional models that can be scaled for specific groups of CwDs.

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  • Analysis of State Bullying Laws and Policies is a U.S. Department of Education report that examines how well states’ bullying laws and model policies cover U.S. Department of Education-identified key legislative and policy components and how state laws are being translated into practice at the school level.

Job Opportunities

State of Rhode Island Department of Health – Public Health Promotion Specialist (Providence, RI)

The responsibility of the Public Health Promotion Specialist is to perform responsible technical work in connection with the implementation of a state wide program of public health promotion designed to reduce mortality and morbidity from major chronic and/or infectious diseases and injury through changes in attitudes, knowledge and behavior.

NCAC Safe Haven Center – Health Promotion & Youth Instruction Specialist (Toppenish, WA)

The Health Promotion & Youth Instruction Specialist will develop curriculum, instruct participants, and organize instruction to meet the needs of the participants.

Austin Public School District, Neveln Elementary School – School Nurse (Austin, MN)

The Building Nurse provides care within the school setting, which includes administering medications, providing first aid services, and maintaining health records under the direction of the Supervisor of School Health Services.

District of Columbia Public Schools, Kramer Middle School – School Psychologist (Washington D.C)

The School Psychologist is responsible for designing and developing evidence-based models that best fit the needs of the students based on the data collected. School Psychologists are also trained in progress monitoring the data over intervals of time to determine the effectiveness of the interventions implemented, adjusting interventions as needed.

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