Wednesday Update for May 11, 2016

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Wednesday Update for May 11, 2016

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UF Open House – Volunteers Needed 
The Office of Admissions will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, August 13 from 9am-3pm. They need volunteers to welcome and assist prospective students and their families throughout the day! If you are interested in serving as a volunteer during Open House on Saturday, August 13, please email Albert Perera at More information here.

Call for Papers for the Upcoming 2016 AAER Conference
You are cordially invited to submit a proposal to this year’s 16th Annual AAER Conference. Proposals are peer reviewed and may include completed research or research in progress. First Round Submission Deadline is June 30th. Additional details located here.

Master the Best Practices in Research
Selecting a Valid Sample Size for Longitudinal and Multilevel Study Designs. From graduate students to senior researchers, anyone can participate in this short course with only a basic background in statistics. See flyer for details.


The Heartland Educational Consortium will be holding it’s first annual Teacher Recruitment Fair on Saturday, May 21st. Representatives from the six Heartland Districts (DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, and Okeechobee) will be present to interview candidates. As of today’s date we are hiring for a large variety of subject areas, but we are especially
anxious to interview candidates with the following certifications:

Elementary Education K-6
English 6-12
Exceptional Student Education K-12
Math 5-9
Math 6-12
Reading K-12
Guidance and Counseling K-12
Foreign Language – Spanish K-12
All Science Certifications (including Biology & Chemistry)

Is a Heartland District right for you? Watch our video to obtain more information about teaching in Heartland. Pre-registration for the event required. More information pertaining to our Districts, the event, and registration process can be found on the here and on our website:


Courses and Seminars – Summer and Fall 2016

GRADUATE Course – Diagnosis and Assessment in Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders
This graduate level assessment course will be offered in the fall on Wednesdays from 1-4. Please see attachment for details.

School of Teaching & Learning Graduate Seminars
The School of Teaching & Learning is pleased to offer a wide range of graduate seminars in the summer and fall semesters that are open to students throughout the College of Education.  Please refer to this webpage for course descriptions, meeting times, and instructor contact information.

The School of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies will be offering the following Graduate Seminars for the Summer 2016 semester. For course details, please click on the course link below:
EEX 6936: Meta-Analysis in Prevention and Intervention Science 

LAE 6348: Teaching Multiliteracies
The School of Teaching & Learning will be offering LAE 6348: Teaching Multiliteracies online this fall, open to students throughout the College of Education. See handout for additional details.


Project Coordinator position (Education/Training Specialist II) – Project About School Safety, funded by the National Institute of Justice.
I’m looking for someone with at least a bachelor’s degree, school and/or mental health experience, and strong communication, organization, and collaboration skills. This is a multi-site study so the Project Coordinator would work with the local site (Marion County Public Schools and The Centers) and the other (primary awardee) project site (University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC). If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact me directly at Project abstract located here.

Micanopy Area Cooperative School
Instructional classroom position available starting August 15, 2016. Position description and other details located here.

Acton Academy Jacksonville
Acton Academy Jacksonville (soon to open for the 2016-2017 school year) is in search of potential Guides for our Early Learners and Elementary Studio. Position description, application information, and other details located here.

Levy County School Board
We have an opening for an elementary counselor at Joyce Bullock Elementary (pk-2nd) half time and Bronson Elementary (pk-5) half time for a full time position next school year. Both are outstanding schools with supportive administration and you would be working with two experienced counselors. Williston and Bronson are only 20 minutes from Gainesville so it might be easier to drive there than across town in Gainesville. Please contact Lisa Gant, Joyce Bullock Elementary School Counselor, at 352-528-3341. More information available at

Babysitting, Nanny, Tutoring

Summer Childcare
Looking for a fun and energetic babysitter to play with our boys 2, 4 and newborn girl (arriving this summer!) you will never be left alone with all three kiddos, light toy/clothing organization a plus! Needed for specific dates in June, and occasional throughout summer. Please email/text Melissa (561) 313.3841

Math Tutor
I am looking for a math tutor for my 7th grade son for the end of May and summer months. I would like someone at least 2 to 3 days a week. Please contact me if you are interested. My email is

Service and Volunteering

Duval Early Learning Academy 
Volunteers needed for the summer beginning June 20th for 16 weeks. Monday-Thursday 8-4 pm at Duval Early Learning Academy. Please contact the Disability Coordinator at Alachua County Schools at 352-955-6703 ext. 2109 if you are interested.


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