National Dairy Council & the National Football League-2015 Fuel Up to Play 60 Funding (Deadline: 11/4/15)
Fuel Up to Play 60 awards grants to schools enrolled in their wellness program that may be used for a variety of activities and tools that jumpstart and sustain healthy nutrition and physical activity improvements.
Project Learning Tree-GreenWorks! Grant (Deadline: 9/30/15)
PLT offers grants for service-learning projects that improve schools or restore natural habitats.
American Academy of Dermatology-Shade Structure Grants (Deadline: TBD)
The AAD Shade Structure Grant Program awards grants to public schools and non-profit organizations for installing permanent shade structures for outdoor locations that are not protected from the sun, such as playgrounds, pools or recreation spaces.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics—Pre-K through 6 Classroom Research Grants (Deadline: 11/7/15)
The purpose of this grant is to support and encourage classroom-based research in precollege mathematics education in collaboration with college or university mathematics educators.
Health Foundation of South Florida—Healthy Eating Active Communities (Florida) (Deadline: 8/7/15)
The goal of this funding is to promote nutrition and physical activity for individuals, for families, within institutions and organizations, in communities, and through state and local public policy.
The Bonnaroo Works Fund—Education, Music, and Arts Grants (Middle Tennessee) (Deadline: 3/15/16)
The Bonnaroo Works Fund primarily focuses on charitable programs in Middle Tennessee. Program interests include, but are not limited to: education, music and arts programs for children or communities, protection of the environment and environment sustainability, and the arts/humanities.
The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives
Why do you do what you do? What is the engine that keeps you up late at night or gets you going in the morning? Where is your happy place? What stands between you and your ultimate dream?
“Heavy questions. Researchers believe that writing down the answers can be decisive for students. The current research for “self-authoring” among university students points to improved academic achievement and higher likelihood of staying in school. And after two years, ethnic and gender-group differences in performance among the students had all but disappeared. Now researchers are exploring how the “self-authoring” curriculum might be influential in high school populations by and monitoring students’ psychological well-being, school attendance and tendency to procrastinate.”
Vaccinations, Adolescents, and School Requirements
The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls’ Story, a new report from Human Rights Project for Girls, the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality, and the Ms. Foundation for Women, highlights the relationship between girls who are victims of child sexual abuse and incarceration.
Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2014, a recent report form the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Presents data on crime and safety at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, and principals. This annual report provides the most current detailed statistical information on the nature of crime in schools. This report contains 23 indicators of crime at school from a number of sources, including the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), the School Crime Supplement to the NCVS, the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, the School Survey on Crime and Safety, and the School and Staffing Survey.
Marketing Matters: A White Paper on Strategies to Reduce Unhealthy Food Marketing to Young Children, a recent toolkit from ChangeLab Solutions, aims to support local jurisdictions understand how they can regulate the marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages to kids, particularly those under age five.
Advocates for Children and Youth-Health Policy Director (Baltimore, MD)
Advocates for Children and Youth are currently seeking a full-time Health Policy Director. Responsibilities of the position include investigating and assessing the health needs of children and youth in Maryland and develop strategies for addressing these needs, monitoring city, state and federal regulations and budgets within the area of health, and assess the likely impact of legislative and budgetary proposals and promote proposals that will benefit children. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s of Public Health, at least five years of experience in the field of health care advocacy, and a demonstrated understanding of the intricacies of the ACA and its implementation and a working knowledge of Medicaid and CHIP. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/sD9DBsFw3zh4/
Providence Public Schools-PK-12 Nurse (Providence, RI)
Providence Public School District is currently seeking a full-time PK-12 Nurse for the Academy for Career Exploration. Responsibilities of the position include acting as an academic advocate for student advising and mentoring, participating in all district and school-based professional development, and utilizing best practices in teaching. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, valid Registered Nursing licensure, at least five years of nursing experience in a hospital setting, and CPR and first aid certification. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1762322
Outside In-Health and Wellness Coordinator (Portland, OR)
Outside In is currently seeking a full-time Health and Wellness Coordinator for the Milwaukie High School Health and Wellness Center. Responsibilities of the position include providing oversight for student Youth Advisory Council, developing interventions that focus on changing behaviors through building, strengthening, and maintaining social networks that provide support for behavior change, and supporting the School-Based Health Center Staff, school nurse, faculty, and food service personnel to promote healthy behaviors and attitudes. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in community health education, health promotion, physical education, or a related field, experience working with adolescents and underserved populations or communities, and knowledge and experience developing theory based programs. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=OUTSIDEIN&cws=1&rid=195
Topeka Public Schools-Licensed Practical Nurse (Topeka, KS)
Topeka Public School District is currently seeking a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse. Responsibilities of the position include assessing student health, encouraging parents and guardians to acquire periodic health and dental examinations for students, assisting with screening programs, and administering medication. Qualifications for the position include current practical nursing licensure in the state of Kansas, at least two years of practical nursing experience, and current CPR certification. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1806212
American Association of School Administrators-Project Coordinator (Alexandria, VA)
The American Association of School Administrators is currently seeking a full-time Project Coordinator. Responsibilities of the position include supporting the accomplishment of various grant program scopes of work, providing technical, logistical and administrative support for the planning, communications, and requirements of federally- and privately-funded grant programs, and contributing to program functions and reports. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree, demonstrated experience successfully managing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines, and familiarity with school health issues is preferred. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/bBC8mDGdchSP/
Harford County Public Schools-Team Nurse (Bel Air, MD)
Harford County Public School District is currently seeking a full-time Team Nurse for Bel Air Middle School. Responsibilities of the position include providing direct care for students, assisting in the maintenance of required health records for assigned students, assisting school nurses with screenings, and assisting in the management of health services programs. Qualifications for the position include valid Licensed Practical Nursing licensure from the Maryland State Board of Nursing, and current CPR certification. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=1801082
July 16, 2015, 11:00-11:45 AM ET. Webinar: Youth Empowerment: A Strategy for Creating Oral Health Equity. For more information about this event, please visit: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1iswb3ZElMBqPFogcg94KJfHnXyNABpeFSX1YklCM69E/viewform
July 21, 2015, 1:00-2:00 PM EST. Webinar: Active Transportation and Equity: Key Challenges and Opportunities from the Field. For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/apha-calendar/webinar-events/active-transportation-and-equity
Various Dates. Webinars: Various topics from the National Center for Homeless Education. For more information about this event, please visit: http://center.serve.org/nche/web/group.php
July 16, 2015, 1:00-2:30 PM ET. Webinar: Living in a Material World: Selecting the Right Materials to Improve IAQ in Schools. For more information about this event, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/100000000065847902
August 18, 2015. Webcast: CDC Grand Rounds – Adolescence : An Opportunity for Primary Prevention. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.cdc.gov/cdcgrandrounds/
September 21, 2015. Denver, CO: Best Practices in Truancy Prevention and Reduction. For more information about this event, please visit: http://schoolengagement.org/school-engagement-services/best-practices-in-truancy-prevention-and-reduction