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Job Opportunity – Centers for Families and Children

Looking for passionate brain builders to join us in impacting children during the critical 1st 2,000 days!

At The Centers for Families and Children, we recognize that 90% of the brain is formed before a child even steps into a kindergarten classroom.  As part of the Early Learning team, your work with infants to preschoolers will provide life-changing solutions to the children and families we serve.

 

About The Centers

The Centers for Families and Children is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit human services organization in Northeast Ohio.  Through innovation and leadership, we strengthen the community by providing individuals and families with life-changing solutions to lead healthier and more successful lives.

 

Our Early Learning Centers

The Centers provides high-quality care for children during the critical first 2,000 days of life by operating seven high-quality early learning centers, serving children birth through five years old, in Cleveland and the inner-ring suburbs.  Because of our high standards, all sites achieved a 5-Star rating on the Step-Up-To-Quality Rating and been recognized and selected to be part of Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) and PRE4CLE.

 

Employee Resources and Benefits

All employees are afforded opportunities for personal and professional growth.  With our innovative and collaborative mentoring and coaching sessions, all teachers receive enhanced curriculum, assessment, and observation training and tools to help provide ongoing support.  The Centers offers a college reimbursement benefit to help all full-time, benefit eligible employees advance their education.  The Centers also offers the opportunity for staff to attend paid in-service trainings, seminars, training sessions, and meetings outside of the organization to stay abreast of research and best practices.

 

The Centers offers a comprehensive benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, 401k with employer contribution (regardless of employee’s contribution amount), vacation/sick/holiday paid time off, employer paid life insurance and long-term disability, and many other benefits.

 

Job Summary

  • Help maintain exciting well equipped learning environments to foster exploration.
  • Participate in a cooperative team of three teachers per classroom
  • Cultivate optimal growth and development through High Scope Curriculum activities in both the indoor and outdoor environment.
  • Promote personalized planning with high levels of teacher-child interactions under the direction of a supervisor.
  • As a teaching team, help design, develop, and implement developmentally appropriate activity plans for children based on assessment and screening data.
  • Be a team member in engaging parents through caring, meaningful, and professional relationships to enhance child(ren)’s development.

 

Qualifications

  • Teacher Assistant Roles: minimum CDA or Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field. Click here to apply

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  • Teacher Roles: minimum Bachelor’s degree or high in Early Childhood Education or related field. Click here to apply

https://usr53.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/thecenters/Posting/View/198


Join the Next Graduate Research Workshop Series on Nov. 10

Graduate Research Workshop Series

 

Join Us on Nov. 10 for a workshop on citation searching in Gillham Hall 5300 at 7:00 p.m.

“Bring you laptop and learn to follow the citation trail. Trace citations forward, backward, and compare bibliographies to discover other relevant scholarly works. See research as a conversation.”

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Thomas Atwood, Carlson Research Librarian for the JHCOE @
thomas.atwood@utoledo.edu


Join Us for a Webinar on How to Personalize Learning – October 18

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 08:00:00 PM EDT – 10:00:00 PM EDT

Join the National Education Association, University of Toledo and author Barbara Bray for a webinar on “How to Personalize Learning”.

Register Here:  http://tinyurl.com/z9oyvnh

 


A Community Conversation on Implicit Bias – October 10 at the Kent Branch Library 6:30-8:00 pm

Join the UT Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the JHCOE Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership for a community conversation on Implicit Bias.  It will be held at the Toledo Public Library Kent Branch (corner of Collingwood and Central) on October 10 from 6:30-8:00 pm.  This session will be a discussion on the 2016 report that suggests racial bias among preschool teachers and strategies for uncovering and addressing our own biases.

Implicit Bias Discussion


2016-2017 Scholarship Application Now Available

The Judith Herb College of Education scholarship application is now available.  I have attached it for your convenience.  Please note that there are four parts to the attached document.  They are:  Cover memo, application, scholarship descriptions, and eligibility checklist.  You are required to complete the application and the eligibility checklist in its entirety.  Please submit them to the Student Services Department in Gillham Hall room 3100.  Please note that applications are due February 26, 2016. 

The application can be found here:

2016-2017 Scholarship Application Form

More information can be found on the JHCOE Scholarship Page:  http://www.utoledo.edu/education/scholarships/index.html


UT Awarded Grant to Train Teachers

Congratulations Dr. Schneider!  The University of Toledo received a grant for their teacher credentialing programs in Biology, Chemistry, and English.  These online graduate programs are designed to be completed in 18 months and include a one-week, on-campus experience each summer.

 


Dr. Lisa Kovach Receives Champion for Children Award

Dr. Lisa Kovach, associate professor in the Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership, was honored with the Champion for Children Award on December 1.

Associate professor honored with Champion for Children Award


Dr. Joan Kaderavek to Present the Next Distinguished Professor Lecture on Oct. 13

Dr. Joan Kaderavek, Professor in the Judith Herb College of Education, will be presenting the next lecture in the Distinguished University Professor Lecture Series on October 13, 2015.

Dr. Kaderavek’s lecture is titled, “Child Language: From the Lap to the Lab” and is presented by the University’s Academic Honors Committee.

More information is available on the flyer below.

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CAEP Call For Comments

The Judith Herb College of Education at The University of Toledo is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) from February 28-March 1, 2016. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team.

For more information, please visit:

http://utoledo.edu/education/caep/caep_call.html

 

 


Partners In Education is Looking For Area Tutors

Partners In Education

TUTORS NEEDED

$10 hour, up to 20 hours per week

Tuesdays and Thursdays (Oct – May)

 

*Fridays available at Woodward High School

We currently have a need for people to provide tutoring to students in grades 7 – 12.


Locations:

  • Waite High School, 301 Morrison Dr., Toledo, OH 43605
  • Scott High School, 2400 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, OH 43620
  • Woodward High School, 701 E Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43608
  • Jones Leadership Academy, 430 Nebraska Ave, Toledo, OH 43604

 

APPLICATIONS DUE SEPTEMBER 15, 2015

 

TO APPLY, submit your resume to sclayborne@partnerstoledo.org

 

Job Description:

Become an active participant in the learning, growth, and the personal development of students. Candidates will be selected on the ability to make a positive contribution to the lives of young people. Selected candidates will receive paid training prior to their placement in the classroom.

 

 

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Clear background check
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Interested in helping others learn

 


Gary J. Corrigan, PhD

Executive Director – Interim

Partners In Education
1500 N. Superior Suite 306
Toledo, Oh 43604
Tel: 419-242-2122
Cell: 419-708-0771
www.partnerstoledo.org