Tag Archive for education

For One World Travel Grant to Work in Ghana

Interested in global education? Get a travel grant to help finance working in Ghana with the Ayi Owen International School! 2014 For One World Travel Grant Program 2014 Travel Grant Details and Dates: Up to two travel grants are being offered for a 11-24 week duration departing for Ghana in May 2014. Each candidate’s arrival…

The Risks and Rewards of K-12 Educational Entrepreneurism (2/6 at 7 p.m.)

The Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life and the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship present The Risks and Rewards of K-12 Educational Entrepreneurism Thursday, February 6 7-8:30 p.m. Allbritton 311 Presented by: Dr. Jack Leonard, Assistant Professor, Department of Leadership in Education, University of Massachusetts Boston America has a long tradition of entrepreneurism, which…

Homework Help Club at MacDonough

MacDonough Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help support a new Homework Help Club! The club runs from Monday through Thursday, 3:30-4:30. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Mary Beth Brick at brickm@mpsct.org.

This Week at the Career Center: Success Academy and Green Corps Info Sessions

Before you get too excited about fall break, remember that there are some great events going on at the Career Center this week: Success Academy Charter School Information Session: Join us in learning about Success Academy Charter Schools, the impact we are making on education in New York City, and the opportunities we have available. The Success…

Common Core Workshop

Hey future educators! Green Street Arts Center and Project to Increase Mastery of Mathematics and Science in collaboration with the State Education Resource Center is presenting their first Common Core Workshop. This two-day conference (October 11 and November 15) is a way to learn more about the Common Core State Standards. There is room for…

Paid Associate Position in Astronomy and Physics

This just in… Astronomy and Physics Associate Position Summer Saturday program seeks instructor in Astronomy and Physics for grades 5 to 9.  This is a temporary position.  This program is organized and run by an unincorporated non-profit association operating within a faith-based non-profit community serving a small group of elementary, middle and high school students in a…

Changemakers in Education

From this article on Educating Changemakers in New York City: “Last Thursday, educators from across the New York City metropolitan area gathered to share the great work they are doing to cultivate their students as changemakers. The second selection panel in two weeks, the gathering shared several similarities with the previous week’s Bay Area Changemaker Schools…

Looking for Wesleyan Students // TFA Position

Position Summary The mobilization campus campaign coordinator (CCC), in partnership with other CCCs and full-time Teach For America staff, will strive to mobilize and unify communities on campus in the movement to address the issue of educational inequity. The mobilization CCC will work to develop and execute a detailed strategic plan aimed at building knowledge,…

EdConnect // A Hub for Education on Campus

Interested in education initiatives? Want to find other students with similar interests? Look no further! We are pleased to announce the launch of a new website at Wesleyan called EdConnect. This site will serve as a hub for all things education-related on campus and will include opportunities – both on and off campus – in teaching,…

Program Spotlight: WesReads/WesMath

It’s summer here at Wesleyan, and although campus may seem like a ghost town from the severe lack of student population, I can assure you that students are, in fact, scattered in buildings across campus working on projects for the upcoming year. Just yesterday I ran into two Student Coordinators, one of whom informed me of…