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Wednesday Update – September 27, 2017
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COE Student Ice Cream Social – Thursday, September 28
All College of Education Students, please join us on Thursday, September 28th from 2:45-4:00pm in the Norman Hall Courtyard for free ice cream, giveaways, and a chance to win an iPad mini!
Collier County Public Schools – Teacher Interview Day – Friday, October 6
The School District of Collier County will be hosting a Teacher Interview Day on October 6, 2017 at the CCPS Administration Building form 8:30 am to 12:00 pm.
The District serves more than 47,000 total students in 29 elementary schools, 10 middle schools, 8 high schools, and a PreK-thru-12 school (Everglades City School). There are also 13 Alternative School Programs. The District employs approximately 3,200 highly qualified teachers, 49% with advanced degrees.
For many of our students, English is not the first language for 14% of our students with more than 6,600 (PreK-12) students in the English Language Learners (ELL) program. Collectively, these students speak 85 different heritage languages and hail from 121 different countries of origin. More than 52% of our students live in non-English homes, where English is not the first language and sometimes isn’t even spoken.
CCPS is actively recruiting English, Science, Math, and ESE educators from throughout the state, and we would welcome the opportunity to connect with your students. Interested students are encouraged to visit our website www.collierschools.com, and if there are any questions, feel free to reach out to Daryl Scott, Human Resources Recruitment Manager, at email@example.com.
Schools 3.0: When Pedagogy and Technology Join Forces – Tuesday, October 10
The Educational Technology Program Area will be hosting an upcoming guest speaker and interactive graduate student luncheon with Dr. Lynne Schrum. The luncheon sponsored by the UF Research Foundation Professorship will be held at Norman Hall in the Terrace Room (G-400) on October 10, 2017 from 11am- 1pm with the presentation beginning at 3pm. Graduate students interested in attending the luncheon should RSVP to Jiahui Wang (firstname.lastname@example.org) by October 6, 2017.
Dr. Schrum has been an editor of a flagship journal in her respected field for many years. We encourage you to attend the interactive luncheon and presentation with Dr. Schrum to learn about the publishing process and developments in pedagogy and technology. Further details here.
Volusia County Instructional Job Fair – Friday, November 17
Fall has arrived here in Florida and Volusia County School District is currently recruiting teachers for our 2017-18 school year as well as our 2018-19 school year. Education majors as well as any potential candidates such as science, math and technology majors, please see attachment. Job Fair requests, please contact: Teacher-Recruitment@volusia.k12.fl.us
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Employment & Internship Opportunities
Harn Museum of Art Internships Spring 2018 – applications due October 15
The Harn Museum is now accepting applications for spring interns. Harn internships are open to all majors with the goal of providing professional experience, growth opportunities and guidance from museum staff. This spring, the Harn will offer 4 projects within our Education department. Interns have gone on to careers at institutions such as the Guggenheim, Christie’s Auction House, the Art Institute of Chicago, Macy’s and Yale University.
Internships are available on an ongoing basis with fall, spring and summer application deadlines and selection periods. Interested candidates can find instructions, application form and all project descriptions on our website at www.harn.ufl.edu/intern.
For questions contact Layne, Education Program Assistant, at 352-294-7062 or email@example.com.
Liberty Middle School (Ocala, FL)
Liberty Middle School in Marion County Public Schools is hiring qualified individuals for the following teaching positions:
6th & 7th Grade Science
7th Grade Civics/PE
6th & 7th Grade Language Arts
7th Grade Math
If you are interested, please view the details of the positions and apply online under Career Opportunities at https://www.marionschools.net/
Job Opportunity with P4H Global
P4H Global (www.p4hglobal.org) is a 501c3 international nonprofit that supports the long-term development of Haiti by providing educational programs to the Haitian people. The vision of the organization is to Redefine Aid. In a world where handouts and detrimental aid is the norm, P4H aims to redefine how the world sees and does aid. We are accepting applications for an Executive Residency position. This position will pay $20,000 annually and housing in North Fort Lauderdale is provided. Please contact Priscilla@P4HGlobal.org for more information.
Teaching Positions in Bronx Schools
The NYC Department of Education currently has teaching positions available in Bronx schools in all certification areas. There are multiple openings for teachers of Students with Disabilities. A prospective candidate must have, or be eligible for, NYS certification. See www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert. Go to: Web Results: Office to teaching initiatives home page: OTI:NYSED Please forward resumes to SSimon2@schools.nyc.gov.
Volunteer – Service
Volunteers for Rawlings Elementary School
Rawlings Elementary School is seeking volunteers to help with Success For All (SFA) reading testing. The training session will be held on Friday, September 29 from 10am to 12pm and volunteers can sign up for any of the testing slots from October 2nd to October 10th. Any and all help is totally appreciated. Sign Up here. Questions? Contact the Instructional Coach at M.K. Rawlings Elementary, An Chung MS.Ed at 352.955.6715
Need Volunteer hours this semester?
Come out to the first general body meeting for Second Chance Gators to hear about all the opportunities you’ll have this semester through our club! The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 28 at 5:10 PM in Matherly Hall Room 0051
*Refreshments will be served*
For more info like us on Facebook.com/secondchancegators
The Oak Tree After-school Enrichment Volunteer Opportunity
The Oak Tree Early Learning Academy After-school Enrichment program serves students in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. We provide a safe enriching and stimulating after-school environment that focuses on Homework Help, Tutoring, and high performance strategies to help students achieve their highest potential academically, socially and emotionally. Our enrichment focus is on Literacy, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. We work in partnership with parents and
fellow teachers to build foundations for effective learning with measurable results. Our hours are Monday through Friday from 12 pm – 6pm. We are located on corner of NE 15th Street and 23rd Ave. For more information, please email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Children Beyond Our Borders Volunteer Opportunity
The UF chapter of Children Beyond Our Borders Inc. (CBOB) was founded in 2003 and since then has grown and laid the framework for the nonprofit organization CBOB, established in 2007. Throughout each school year, the members of the UF chapter of CBOB raise awareness on campus and throughout Gainesville regarding child poverty, social injustice and internal displacement. Members also participate in fundraising for special projects and help organize CBOB’s annual service trips to Colombia.
One of our programs is offering tutoring services here in Gainesville to children between the ages of 8-13 and we are desperately in need of volunteers! Details available here and on the CBOB Facebook page.
Best Buddies International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
The UF Chapter of Best Buddies focuses on making the Gainesville community more inclusive by creating mutually enriching friendships and hosting two fun events per month. Please email email@example.com for more information!
Childcare – Tutoring
Seeking a responsible and energetic babysitter for my 3-year-old son on Fridays (mid-morning to afternoon time, can be flexible). Position starts immediately. We are open to only doing some Fridays if the sitter is not available every Friday, and in fact there are some Fridays on which we will not need a sitter at all. We live in the NW part of town off Millhopper. Requirements: Good references, non-smoker, and reliable transportation to and from our house (we can assist with Uber if needed). Duties: entertain a fun-loving and active little boy! We just want someone to keep him happy and safe at the house/in the neighborhood for a 4-5 hour window on Fridays.
CONTACT: Corinne Manley; firstname.lastname@example.org; 305-457-9652
UF Community Tutoring Program
UF is proud to offer resources like Tutor Matching Service to provide supplemental one-on-one tutoring to students. As a courtesy to students seeking individual assistance for students, the University of Florida provides a link to Tutor Matching Service (TMS) where students can register to receive private tutoring for payment. Students with academic aptitude in a given subject or subjects may also sign up to become a tutor as part of this service. Tutoring can take place in person or online through the digital GoBoard system depending on the preferences and abilities of the tutor and tutee. More information available here.
Family, originally from China, is offering a paid opportunity for one or more students who’s native language is English to assist an 10 year old boy on the autism spectrum in Math as tutor at home or home school in Gainesville. (Experience with elementary education or special education students is desirable, but not necessary.) If you are interested, please contact the boy’s mother, Cindy, by phone/text at 7273016344, or at email@example.com.
If you want to read about any of the announcements, opportunities, and events posted in last week’s Wednesday Update Newsletters, or peruse previous newsletters, please visit https://education.ufl.edu/student-services/category/student-newsletter/