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Aldine ISD is looking for creative teachers!!!

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Looking for a teaching job, but still haven't found anything? Then this is a great opportunity for you!

Aldine ISD is a "Nationally Recognized" school district located in the northern part of Houston, Texas. Our district is currently growing and we will be looking to hire teachers in all areas. Our current starting salary for the 2012-2013 school year is $45,114.00. We pay $3,000.00 critical needs stipends for 9-12 math and science teachers and $4,000 stipends to our bilingual teachers.

Please visit our Aldine ISD website to find out more about our school district. If you are interested, please complete the on-line application and email Jeff McCanna, Director of Human Resources, at

Start Up Kids Film Screening!

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Join ImprovEDU for the film screening of "Start up Kids" May 7th from 6 to 9pm at the Coffman Union Theater

The film Start Up Kids was filmed by two Icelandic entrepreneurs who wanted to motivate other young people in their country to become entrepreneurs after Iceland's economy suffered. The film contains interviews from the founders of Vimeo, Soundclout, Dropbox, and other organizations you may be familiar with.

Check out the trailer!
The Startup Kids

Come and meet Greg Tehven! Greg was one of the founders of the organization Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF). A phenomenal organization that focuses on providing leadership experiences and encourages students to become catalysts for positive change in their own lives, schools, and communities.

There will also be few other sister organizations at the event as well and there will be opportunities for networking afterward.

There will be a small fee of $5 for the event. You can purchase at the door, or click here to purchase online.

Click here for the Facebook Event Page!

The Family Partnership
4123 E Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Position: School Success Intern
Department: School Success

Department Description: The School Success Department is looking to hire a School Success Intern to assist the School Success team. The school success program aims to increase rates of school success among children. Currently, they are working closely with Hennepin County Attorney's Be@School program which works with children and families struggling with truancy. Your duties will include various things, ranging from general office work, to connecting families with essential resources that help them overcome the barriers to school success, to arranging intake appointments with clients. It is essential that you are flexible with work assignments. You may also work with the Youth on the Move Program.

Qualifications/Requirements: An undergraduate student preferably majoring in FSoS (or a closely related field) who is willing to commit for at least a semester, however, the longer commitment, the better**. Approximately 8 hours a week, at least 2 days a week, however this may fluctuate depending on assignments given. Daytime hours, before 5:00 pm are best as the School Success will not be around after that time. It is important that you are self motivated, as often times you may be the only one in the office from the School Success team. Strong communication and organizational skills with attention to detail. Moderate computer skills. Ability to handle confidential information and be discrete and professional. Ability to work well independently and as part of a team is very important. Flexible with work assignments. Ability to work with diverse people in regards to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status or sexual orientation.

**Your duties and responsibilities MAY become more focused on field work and hands on experience over time if the School Success Team believes you are able and if opportunities arise.

For more information, and to apply, contact Jed Lundeen at Please include cover letter, resume, and references. Within the cover letter, make sure to state your availability.

Peace Corps Information Session

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Did you miss the last Peace Corps session? No worries, here is your last chance to go to the next information session this Thursday!

Three Returned Peace Corps Volunteers will be sharing their experiences in Bolivia, Morocco and Ecuador

When: Thursday,May 2nd 5:00-6:00p.m. @ 214 Heller Hall

Learn about assignment in:

• Health

• Education

• Agriculture

• Environment

• Business

• Youth Development

For more information,contact: Deanna Camell,Campus Representative 230 Heller Hall 612-­626-5311

College of Education & Human Development | 612-626-9252 | 104 Burton Hall, 178 Pillsbury Dr SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

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