Grant Alerts

Toshiba America Foundation-Grants for Grades K-5 (Deadline: 10/1/16)
The mission of Toshiba America Foundation is to promote quality science and mathematics education in U.S. schools.

Lawrence Livermore National Security LLC-LLNS Community Gift Program 2016 (California) (Deadline: 8/19/16)
The primary focus of this funding is programs and/or projects that support public K-14 science, math and engineering education; public K-14 special needs education and performing arts programs.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island-BlueAngel Community Health Grants (Rhode Island) (Deadline: 8/5/16)
The purpose of this grant is to support Rhode Island’s children and funding for initiatives that contribute to a healthy weight for all.

U.S. Conference of Mayors & American Beverage Foundation-Childhood Obesity Prevention Funds for Cities (Deadline: 8/31/16)
The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), in partnership with the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America (ABFHA), has launched the 2017 Childhood Obesity Prevention Grants Program.

Colorado Springs Health Foundation-Fostering Collaboration Grants (CO) (Deadline: 9/2/16)
Colorado Springs Health Foundation makes grants to target immediate health care needs and encourage healthy living in El Paso and Teller Counties, Colorado.

Sierra Health Foundation-Positive Youth Justice Initiative (California) (Deadline: 8/2/16)
Grant funding is available for nonprofit organizations in California to advance positive juvenile justice through this initiative.

 


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Health for the World’s Adolescents: a second chance in the second decade

“Last week I had the opportunity to attend a week long intensive summer school at the University of Barcelona Institute for Global Health in Spain. The theme for the summer school was Lost & Found: Adolescent Health in the 21st Century, and was packed full of great presentations and workshops pertaining to adolescent health – the epidemiologic trends, unique challenges, and opportunities for intervention with this specific age group. By the end of day 1 we were able to articulate three leading reasons why adolescent health should be a global priority: 1) to on the investments that are made in childhood, 2) to rectify deficiencies that may exist from early childhood, and 3) there is a triple dividend effect – with impact on the health of current adolescents (adolescents now), future adult population health (adolescents grown up), and health of the next generation (the kids of today’s adolescents). Many great leaders from the field of adolescent health participated in the summer including folks from the World Health Organization (WHO), who shared a new tool specific to adolescent health called Health for the World’s Adolescents: a second chance in the second decade, accessible here.”


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School-centered approaches to improve community health: Lessons from school-based health centers, a new paper from Brookings by Dr. Olga Price, explores the benefits and lessons learned from school connected health approaches.

Zika Virus Response Planning: Interim Guidance for District and School Administrators, new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is intended to address concerns about the risk for Zika virus infection in K–12 schools in the continental United States and Hawaii, provide school districts with information for planning school-related activities, and recommend actions that can be taken, in consultation with local public health authorities and government officials, to reduce the potential risk for Zika virus transmission on school premises and among students.

Collaboration Multiplier, an interactive framework from the Prevention Institute, is a tool or analyzing collaborative efforts across fields. It is designed to guide an organization to a better understanding of which partners it needs and how to engage them, or to facilitate organizations that already work together in identifying activities to achieve a common goal, identify missing sectors that can contribute to a solution, delineate partner perspectives and contributions, and leverage expertise and resources. Using Collaboration Multiplier can help lay the foundation for shared understanding and common ground across all partners.


Job Opportunities

Tamalpais Union High School District-Wellness Coordinators (Marin County, CA)
Tamalpais Union High School District is currently seeking two, part-time Wellness coordinators for the districts expansion of school health and mental health services for students. Responsibilities of the position include coordinating the provision of case management, substance abuse counseling, reproductive health services, and crisis intervention, promoting health and wellness school-wide, and assessing site needs and coordinating with community partners to provide student wellness services. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related field, at least three years of experience in mental health coordination, outreach, education, and case management, and knowledge of the Coordinated/ Comprehensive School Health Model. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/822479

Moscow School District-District-wide School Nurse (Moscow, ID)
Moscow School District is currently seeking a full-time School Nurse. Responsibilities of the position include creating a program for health delivery, assessment and education within the district and successfully interacting with students and staff in a large progressive Idaho school district. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree and valid Registered Nursing licensure in the state of Idaho. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2689951

Pew Charitable Trusts-Senior Associate, Pew Dental Campaign (Washington, DC)
Pew Charitable Trusts currently seek a full-time Senior Associate for the Pew Dental Campaign. Responsibilities of the position include assisting in designing and implementing state-based legislative campaigns, building relationships with state policymakers and state and local advocates in oral health, and preparing policy briefs, fact sheets, and public education campaign materials. Qualifications for the position include an advanced degree in public policy, political science, or other relevant area, at least five years of experience in legislative campaigns, advocacy, or policy analysis, and experience convening groups of policymakers, researchers, and other professionals. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/J5DXdpHgMtBD/

Whitman-Hanson Regional School District-School Nurse (Whitman, MA)
Whitman-Hanson Regional School District is currently seeking a full-time School Nurse. Responsibilities of the position include providing preventive and supportive health services to facilitate the student’s optimal physical, mental, and social/emotional development in the educational setting. Qualifications for the position include valid Registered Nursing licensure in the state of Massachusetts, a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, and at least two years of experience in nursing, preferably in pediatrics or community health. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2690035

Zone 126-Community School Director (Long Island City, NY)
Zone 126 is currently seeking a full-time Community School Director. Responsibilities of the position include selecting appropriate programs and services to support student socio-emotional needs towards the holistic approach of school change, deepening the home and school connection to support the education, health and socio-emotional development of students, coordinating mental health support services, and supporting parent engagement and participation. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in social work, education, public administration, or nonprofit management, three to five years of experience within an NYC public schools or education nonprofit, and prior experience working with a diverse population. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/nFdN4KtNBtBD/


Upcoming Meetings

July 21, 2016, 2:00-3:00 PM ET. Webinar: Monitoring and Improving School Climate With Student Surveys. For more information about this event, please visit: https://vts.inxpo.com/scripts/Server.nxp?LASCmd=AI:4;F:QS!10100&ShowKey=32920&partnerref=EBLAST

July 25, 2016, 3:00-4:30 PM ET. Webinar: The Unintended Consequences of Domestic Violence Arrest Policies on Girls. For more information about this event, please visit: http://nned.net/NNED_content/calendar_details/the-unintended-consequences-of-domestic-violence-arrest-policies-on-girls

August 3-4, 2016. Timonium, MD: 2016 School Health Interdisciplinary Program. For more information about this event, please visit: https://ww2.eventrebels.com/er/Registration/StepRegInfo.jsp?ActivityID=16096&StepNumber=1


Previously Posted Meetings

July 28, 2016, 2:00-3:00 PM EST. Webinar: Using the Evidence to Create Lasting Change in Juvenile Justice and Beyond. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.readyby21.org/events/webinars/thought-leader-roundtable-we-really-do-know-what-works-using-evidence-create-lasting

October 5, 2016. Washington, DC: 2016 Regional Conference on Advancing Health Equity for Latino Youth & Families. For more information about this event, please visit: http://avancegw.org/annual-conference/2016-regional-conference-on-advancing-health-equity-for-latino-youth-families/

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