The N7 Fund-Physical Activity Grants for Native American Youth 2015 (Deadline: 11/15/15)
The N7 Fund provides grants to Native American and Aboriginal communities in support of sports and physical activity programs for youth.
Smart from the Start-Smart from the Start Awards for Preschool Teachers (Deadline: 3/4/16)
The Smart from the Start Awards are designed to encourage preschool teachers to create practical, long-term improvements in nutrition and physical activity at their preschool.
Jefferson Regional Foundation-Grants for Healthy Communities (Pennsylvania) (Deadline: Rolling)
The Jefferson Regional Foundation, located south of Pittsburgh, PA, is dedicated to investing in the health and vitality of Jefferson Hospital communities.
Society of Health and Physical Educators-Research Grant Program 2015-2016 (Deadline: 11/2/15)
The purpose of this funding is to support early career investigators and graduate students for original research projects designed to focus on issues that provide evidence based outcomes to promote or document the value, influence, or effect of social justice and diversity in health, physical education, physical activity, dance, and/or sport.
Russell Sage Foundation-Program on Social Inequality (Deadline: 1/5/16)
The Russell Sage Foundation’s program on Social Inequality supports innovative research on whether rising economic inequality has affected social, political, and economic institutions, and the extent to which increased inequality has affected equality of opportunity, social mobility, and the intergenerational transmission of advantage.
Broward Education Foundation-Teacher Innovation Grants (Broward County, FL) (Deadline: 12/1/15)
The purpose of this funding is to support original and innovative projects designed to enhance the teaching and learning methods within the public school system.
“October 7th is Walk & Bike to School Day, and in this short clip by from City Lab, the concept of a walking school bus is explored. Not only does this allow parents to send their kids to school under the supervision of parent and adult leaders, but it encourages exercise and neighborhood engagement for both kids and adults on the walk to school.”
Adolescent & Teen Reproductive Health
Resources to Fight Bullying and Harassment at School, from Edutopia, compiles websites, organizations, articles, planning guides, lesson plans, and other resources dedicated to preventing bullying and harassment. Resources are available for educators, parents, schools and districts on topics related to bullying, suicide prevention, and social and emotional learning.
Ensuring Safe Child Care for Children Needing Medication: Building a High Quality System of Medication Administration Training & Consultation, a recent issue brief from the Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut, discusses a study of health and safety concerns in Connecticut’s licensed early care and education sites that found high rates of medication administration regulation noncompliance, and offers a set of recommendations for ensuring long-term systemic success.
Preparing Low-Income Latino Children for Kindergarten and Beyond: How Children in Miami’s Publicly-Funded Preschool Programs Fare, a recent brief from Child Trends, examines how well low-income Latino children who attended two program types (public school- based pre-K, and center-based programs that accepted child care subsidies) were prepared for kindergarten and how they performed academically by the time they were in third grade.
School-Based Health Alliance-Assistant Director, School-based Health Care Finance and Business Operations (Washington, DC)
The School-Based Health Alliance is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Director of School-based Health Care Finance and Business Operations. Responsibilities of the position include developing and monitoring annual work plans and grant activities with milestones to measure progress, analyzing the effects of federal and state Medicaid, public health, and education laws and regulations on the delivery and reimbursement of health care services in schools, and researching emerging and innovative school health care finance and business operations strategies. Qualifications for the position include a graduate degree in health care, public or business administration, public health, public policy, or a related field, direct experience with health care financing, and 5 to 10 years of experience in a related field. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/ZbK82sCPhnH4/
MRDC-Research Analyst and Resource Manager (New York, NY)
MRDC is currently seeking a full-time Research Analyst and Resource Manager for the Family Well-being and Children’s Development Policy area. Responsibilities of the position include supporting efforts to monitor and coordinate policy area staffing needs, revising ongoing work plans, budgets, and expenditures, and coordinating and assisting with the development of proposals and work plans. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in nonprofit management, public administration, public policy, social science or a related field, prior experience in research and program evaluation projects, and demonstrated interest in social policy research. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/jP9GfNwjDcH4/
University Settlement Society of New York-School Based Social Worker (New York, NY)
University Settlement Society of New York is currently seeking a full-time School Based Social Worker. Responsibilities of the position include providing direct counseling and social services to students, assessing the social and emotional needs of patients, coordinate social work services and student referrals between the program and other agencies, and participating in the implementation of educational and therapeutic after-school activities. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in social work, fluency in English and Spanish, at least three years in a mental health setting, and ability to work effectively with children, families, professionals and other personnel from a wide range of cultural, social and economic backgrounds. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/FTNhGgcb8tnp/
Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County-Director of Federal Child Care Program (San Jose, CA)
The Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County is currently seeking a full-time Director of the Federal Child Care Program. Responsibilities of the position include analyzing monthly financial and statistical reports to assess the budget status and to initiate preventive measures, assuring that the program serves the number of eligible children for which it is funded, and working with other community organizations to foster collaboration as defined by federal Head Start Performance Standards. Qualifications for the position include a Doctorate or Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, social welfare, Public Administration, human resources or social science, at least five years of management experience, and an understanding of the Head Start philosophy. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/Wzx8mF4mTCH4/
School Food FOCUS-Program Director (New York, NY)
School Food FOCUS is currently seeking a full-time Program Director. FOCUS is a national collaborative that leverages the knowledge and procurement power of large school districts to make school meals across the country more healthful, regionally sourced, and sustainably produced. Responsibilities of the position include refining and oversee policies, systems and communications protocols for the effective management of FOCUS programs, establishing protocols to track, document, and communicate program progress, and incorporate FOCUS mission, goals and operating principles into daily work. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in a area that addresses public health, school food, or food systems, at least 10 years of experience in program development, and demonstrated ability to manage administrative functions. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/TCbxdX2s9j74/
Citizen’s Committee for Children of New York-Senior Policy Associate for Research and Data Analysis (New York, NY)
Citizen’s Committee for Children of New York is currently seeking a full-time Senior Policy Associate for Research and Data Analysis. Responsibilities of the position include collecting and analyzing statistical, demographic, and programmatic data focusing on all facets of child wellbeing in New York City and its 59 community districts, exploring the potential to build new interactive tools to enhance the data and analysis made available through the Keeping Track Program, and interpreting data to identify where progress has been achieved and where barriers to meeting child and family needs persist. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree, experience working with large data sets, and ability to work with a diverse cross section of New Yorkers. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/X2KJ24ftwssP/
October 9, 2015. Los Angeles, CA: Trauma-Informed Care: A National Conference For Helping Professionals. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.childrensinstitute.org/events/details/148
October 27, 2015, 2:00-3:30 PM ET. Baltimore, MD (online attendance also possible): Vulnerable Immigrants in Maryland: Responding to Unaccompanied Children and Undocumented Adults. For more information about this event, please visit: http://abagrantmakers.site-ym.com/events/event_details.asp?id=692432
November 17, 2015. Washington, DC: 2015 Research Summit on Childhood Health and School Buildings. For more information about this event, please visit: https://usgbc.wufoo.com/forms/research-summit/
October 6, 2015, 4:00-5:00 PM EDT. Austin, TX: Children’s Health & the Environment. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/dr-philip-landrigan-childrens-health-the-environment-tickets-18535530270 Livestream also available: http://livestream.com/msdcenter/landrigan
October 7, 2015. Washington, DC: Regional Latino Health Disparities Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: http://avancegw.org/annual-conference/regional-latino-health-disparities-conference/
April 6-8, 2016. Albuquerque, NM: Community Schools National Forum. For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.tfaforms.com/385059