JOB POSTING: UM Field Experience Coordinator

How to Apply, https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/220879/field-experience-coordinator (open this link)

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter must include examples of how your past work experience is applicable to this position.

Summary

The Field Experience Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the organization, coordination, implementation and evaluation of all facets pertaining to the field and clinical activities in the Education Department. This is a part-time position with work obligations as follows:

80% effort or 32 hours through the academic year (August 16 – June 14)

20% effort or 8 hours a week from June 15 – August 15 each year

This position will report to the Education department chair.

Responsibilities*

Placement

  1. Make all school placement contacts
  2. Coordinate placements for field experience and clinical practice for all Education programs
  3. Serve as initial contact for school districts
  4. Match university supervisors with student teachers
  5. Match students with mentor teachers in all types of placements

Administrative

  1. Maintain all student records related to field experience, clinical practice, and certification: fingerprinting, background checks, CPR training, First Aid training, substitute teaching, and surveys
  2. Serve as liaison with Certification Officer
  3. Maintain rosters of students, mentor teachers, and university supervisors
  4. Communicate with Watermark SLL Unit Administrator about CAEP and Watermark SLL related issues
  5. Track field hours in Watermark SLL as well as all field related assessments
  6. Work with faculty to ensure that all field-related assessments are uploaded into SLL

Other Responsibilities

  1. Develop training plans and organize all logistics for the internship, university supervisor, and mentor teacher orientations for all clinical experiences
  2. Work with faculty and staff to develop and maintain a current field handbook for all programs
  3. Work with Certification Officer and academic advisors with the application process
  4. Work with faculty to create and maintain field "packets" for each clinical experience
  5. Co-plan stakeholder meetings with relevant individuals
  6. Provide support during remediation process for students
  7. Communicate on a regular basis with Education Department Chair
  8. Complete other additional tasks as identified by Education Department Chair

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or at least two years of direct related experience
  • Knowledgeable about Birth-12th grade education and/or professional experience in school contexts
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Well versed in commonly used technological applications

Desired Qualifications*

  • Master’s Degree in Education or related field
  • Former teaching or teacher administrative experience
  • Experience in mentorship or supervision of educators

Work Schedule

This position requires a fully in-person work schedule at this time and is subject to change based upon the duties of the position and the needs of the department.

Additional Information

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future.
Benefits include:

  • Generous time off
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses
  • Employee and qualified dependent tuition support

Eligibility for benefits is based on your job group, your appointment percentage and the length of your appointment. Learn more about employee benefits and eligibility and download the Comprehensive Benefits for Faculty and Staff flier.

For tuition support information, please go https://www.umflint.edu/hr/benefits/

Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: https://www.umflint.edu/chancellor/leadership-mission-vision/

The University of Michigan-Flint’s DEI plan can be found at: https://www.umflint.edu/dei/

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

📢 Upcoming IM Math professional learning hosted by MMSLN

Michigan Mathematics & Science Leadership Network

Upcoming Events

We’re offering professional learning for teachers, instructional coaches, and school leaders to get you ready to teach and learn with IM Math in the fall and continue the journey with you throughout the school year. Check out all that we have in store.

IM Math™ Teach and Learn | K-12 Virtual

July and August Academies

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Getting ready to implement the IM K-12 Math™ curriculum in your classroom next fall? You won’t want to miss MMSLN’s virtual summer Teach & Learn academies. Get an overview of the IM Math™ curriculum and hands-on experience during this series of events.

IM Math™ Teach and Learn August Academy | K–5 Virtual

IM Math™ Teach and Learn August Academy | 6–8 Virtual

IM Math™ Teach and Learn August Academy | 9–12 Virtual

IM Math™ Teacher Learning | 6-12 Virtual

Summer and Fall 2022

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Have you experienced Teach and Learn and you are looking for ways to enhance your teaching and learning? You won’t want to miss MMSLN’s virtual upcoming opportunities for teachers and math leaders.

IM Math™ Leveraging the Problem-Based Lesson Structure | 6-12 Virtual

IM Math™ Eliciting Student Thinking with Instructional Routines | 6-12 Virtual

IM Math™ Using Cool-downs to Plan Instruction | 6-12 Virtual

IM Math™ Instructional Leadership | 6-12 Virtual

Fall 2022

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Are you an instructional leader supporting IM 6-12 Math™ curriculum? You won’t want to miss MMSLN’s opportunities for administrators, coaches and leaders coming up this Fall 2022.

IM Math™ Curriculum Overview for School Leaders | 6-12 Virtual

IM Math™ Unit Planning Guide Launch Session for Leaders | 6-12 Virtual

IM Math™ Coaching Problem-Based Teaching and Learning | 6–12 Virtual

IM Math™ Teacher Learning | K-5 Virtual

Fall 2022

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Have you experienced Teach and Learn and you are looking for ways to enhance your teaching and learning? You won’t want to miss MMSLN’s virtual upcoming opportunities for teachers and math leaders.

IM Math™ Leveraging the Problem-Based Lesson Structure (Fall) | K-2 Virtual

IM Math™ Leveraging the Problem-Based Lesson Structure (Fall) | 3-5 Virtual

IM Math™ Adapting a Lesson Using Learning Goals (Winter) | K-2 Virtual

IM Math™ Adapting a Lesson Using Learning Goals (Winter) | 3-5 Virtual

IM Math™ Understanding Math Content Progressions Across Grades (Spring) | K-2 Virtual

IM Math™ Understanding Math Content Progressions Across Grades (Spring) | 3-5 Virtual

IM Math™ Instructional Leadership | K-5 Virtual

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Are you an instructional leader supporting IM K-5 Math™ curriculum? You won’t want to miss MMSLN’s opportunities for administrators, coaches and leaders coming up this Fall 2022.

IM Math™ Supporting Teacher Learning for School Leaders | K-5 Virtual

IM Math™ Unit Planning Guide Launch Session for Leaders | K-5 Virtual

Register TODAY!

👀 Be on the lookout for more information about our upcoming PL opportunities.

If your school or district is looking for district-specific IM-certified professional learning, please check out other opportunities MMSLN has to offer. We can bring the same great PL to your district’s doorstep.

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MMSLN is a proud member of The Professional Learning Partner Guide (PLPG). PLPG is a list of organizations that provide the best curriculum-aligned professional learning services in the country. Partners have the expertise to support the adoption and implementation of high-quality instructional materials (HQIM).

PL organizations must pass three gateways to qualify to be profiled in the PLPG. Specifically, PL services must demonstrate expertise in and explicit connection to HQIM (Gateway 1), quality design and approach (Gateway 2), and a clear process for measuring results and using data to drive improvement (Gateway 3). Learn more at the PL Partner Guide online.

📣 Upcoming MMSLN PL

Muskegon ISD is looking for a new Science Consultant!

MUSKEGON AREA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT

JOB DESCRIPTION
JOB TITLE: Science Consultant
CLASSIFICATION: Professional
REPORTS TO: Director of Instructional Services
SUPERVISES: Not Applicable
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
All candidates must apply online at www.muskegonisd.org/jobs/.

https://www.applitrack.com/muskegonconsortium/onlineapp/default.aspx?choosedistrict=true&applitrackclient=2224&category=Instructional+Services

Academically Talented Youth Program (ATYP) at Western Michigan University is seeking math instructors

Academically Talented Youth Program (ATYP) is hiring! We are seeking instructors for at least two math courses, Algebra I/II and Geometry/Precalculus. These classes meet one day per week, from 1:20 to 3:50 p.m.

This is a great position for adjunct math instructors who are looking to add an extra class to their schedule, part-time math teachers, or recently retired math teachers who want to continue to teach but on a smaller scale.

We are hoping you will share this information with anyone you know who might be interested in this type of job. The job description is below, and the Indeed.com posting for the position can be found at https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=secondary+mathematics+teacher&jk=f41a7e91bc177fd3&_ga=2.49546469.276537099.1657113872-741390.1650391946

Thank you so much for your assistance!

Dr. Kelly Schultz, Director, and Nan Janecke, Program Coordinator

Academically Talented Youth Program

Western Michigan University

1903 W. Michigan Ave.

Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5233

(269) 387-3553

FAX: 269-387-2772

kelly.schultz

nan.janecke

Job Description:

The Academically Talented Youth Program instructs middle and high school students in math or English in an accelerated manner. Each student takes two years of a high school subject in one year on campus one afternoon per week. Our teachers instruct the students in a manner similar to teaching a college class, just with younger students.

During the school year, the math teacher would be required to teach Algebra I/II or Geometry and Precalculus to a class. The class would meet one afternoon per week and the teacher would be responsible for class preparation, class management, grading homework, homework scheduling, and individual assistance as deemed appropriate. The day of the week would most likely be Tuesday or Thursday from 1:20 – 3:50 p.m. There is the potential to teach more than one class. The ATYP schedule follows the Kalamazoo Public School schedule for winter and spring breaks (not WMU’s calendar).

More information about ATYP can be found on our website at http://www.wmich.edu/precollege/atyp.

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Mathematics
  • Current or previous Teaching Certificate for the State of Michigan or Master’s in Mathematics or Education
  • Ability to work with gifted students
  • Experience in classroom management strategies
  • Ability to mimic college environments/settings/situations

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Using a prepared curriculum framework, provide and deliver meaningful lesson plans that incorporate research-based best practice and adhere to the State of Michigan’s Curriculum Standards
  • Submit a course syllabus to the ATYP staff for review one month prior to the start of the program
  • Help students develop and increase higher order thinking skills
  • Motivate individual students to increase their academic skills
  • Utilize the online system for recording grades and delivering content
  • Hold students to ATYP rules and expectations
  • Supervise student pickup every few weeks as scheduled
  • Grading homework in a timely manner
  • All other tasks, as assigned

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, enjoy working with youth, and be able to work from September 6, 2022 – June 2, 2023. Additional meetings will be scheduled as needed and also required.

Teach and Learn with IM Math summer academies hosted by MMSLN

Michigan Mathematics & Science Leadership Network Upcoming Events

IM Math™ Teach and Learn Summer Academies

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Getting ready to implement the IM K-12 Math curriculum in your classroom next fall? You won’t want to miss MMSLN’s virtual summer Teach & Learn academies. Get an overview of the IM Math™ curriculum and hands-on experience during this series of events.

If your school or district is looking for district-specific IM-certified professional learning, please check out other opportunities MMSLN has to offer. We can bring the same great PL to your district’s doorstep.

IM Math™ Teach and Learn June Academy | K–5 Virtual

IM Math™ Teach and Learn June Academy | 6–12 Virtual

IM Math™ Teach and Learn July Academy | K–5 Virtual

IM Math™ Teach and Learn July Academy | 6–8 Virtual

IM Math™ Teach and Learn July Academy | 9–12 Virtual

IM Math™ Teach and Learn August Academy | K–5 Virtual

IM Math™ Teach and Learn August Academy | 6–8 Virtual

IM Math™ Teach and Learn August Academy | 9–12 Virtual

Register TODAY!

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PL organizations must pass three gateways to qualify to be profiled in the PLPG. Specifically, PL services must demonstrate expertise in and explicit connection to HQIM (Gateway 1), quality design and approach (Gateway 2), and a clear process for measuring results and using data to drive improvement (Gateway 3). Learn more at the PL Partner Guide online.

Job Posting: Education Programs Manager, Flint River Watershed Coalition

Flint River Watershed Coalition Education Program Manager – Full Time

The Flint River Watershed Coalition (FRWC) is looking for someone who believes empowering youth to be stewards of the environment is vital for our Flint River watershed and the quality of life in our community.

Flint River Youth Programs Delivery

● Excite educators and youth about the power of environmental & outdoor education.

● Recruit and retain formal and informal educators in powerful educational opportunities that connect classroom learning to real-world problems around environmental issues.

● Recruit and train environmental professionals as classroom mentors to connect career opportunities to learning experiences.

● Coordinate the Flint River GREEN youth stream monitoring program, including in-school, out-of-school, and youth action projects.

● Coordinate professional development opportunities for teachers, mentors, and youth ● Lead the implementation of the Student Summit, which brings together youth in a professional-type conference to share their data with peers and decision makers

● Grow and maintain mutually beneficial partnerships with our community

● Coordinate and collaborate with staff, partners, and committee members on program development, including grant-writing and regular reporting

● Assisting the Flint River Watershed Coalition at organizational and community events.

Minimum Qualifications

● An understanding of the diverse needs of teachers, students, and school administrators and how to best serve them for delivery of watershed education

● Interest in environmental issues (watershed knowledge is a plus)

● Strong communication skills: written, verbal, facilitation, and public speaking

● A strong customer service ethic

● Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and commitment to follow through ● Reliable transportation

● Ability to work both independently and as a trusted team member

● Willingness to provide consent to a background check including a search of the National Sex Offender Public Website and State Level Criminal History Search.

● Experience working on grants

Desired (but not mandatory) Qualifications

● A bachelor’s degree in an education or environmental field is not required, but is encouraged

● Experience working with both teachers and informal educators

● Working knowledge of place-based education principles and education standards, such as Next Generation Science Standards

● Familiarity with the Flint River and its watershed

● Experience as a volunteer and/or managing volunteers

● Ability to develop synchronous and asynchronous content for teacher education

● Connections with the informal education in the watershed

● Experience with developing and implementing community action projects

Position: Education Programs Manager

Salary: $35,000-45,000/yr, depending on experience and education.

Benefits:

● Medical, and vision, upon satisfactory 30-day review

● Paid Time Off: 15 days, plus flex time, national holidays, and the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day

Reports to: FRWC Executive Director.

Typical Schedule: Monday through Friday with some evenings and weekends. Involves indoor and outdoor work. Hybrid partial remote work schedule is available.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should provide a cover letter, resume, and references to Darren Bagley at bagleyda by June 10th.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion in the selection process. This program is available to all, and we treat all persons without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

FRWC Education Program Manager Job Description.pdf

OpenSciEd Middle School PL Options

Good Day!

Attached are two flyers for OpenSciEd MIDDLE SCHOOL Professional Learning for next school year. We know that a lot of schools are checking out the options still and are excited to support schools and teachers in learning more about OpenSciEd.

First is a full description of all the OpenSciEd Middle School professional learning MMSLN is offering in 2022-2023 that aligns with the high-quality professional learning offered by OpenSciEd.

We are also announcing our OpenSciEd Leadership Academy and Lesson Study partnership with the K-12 Alliance in California. They will offer these forms of PL for OpenSciEd!

In our collaboration with the K-12 Alliance we will be supporting two different times for the Middle School PLC Network so check out this flyer too.

If you have schools that are interested in OpenSciEd professional learning please send them to us so we can make sure they have high quality experiences.

MIDDLE SCHOOL OPENSCIED 22-23 PL optionfinals.pdf

OpenSciEd PL Network Flyer.pdf

OpenSciEd Professional Learning by K-12 Alliance and MMSLN.pdf

Mary

Mary Starr, PhD
Executive Director
Michigan Mathematics and Science Leadership Network
https://linktr.ee/starrscience

NGSX MI Lead Facilitator Certified by MMSLN
OpenSciEd Certified Facilitator

MMSLN partners with Illustrative Mathematics and OpenSciEd – bringing OER to Michigan

Twitter: @starrscience
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MI Sci PLN this Friday!

See you soon for the May 20thMI Sci PLN meeting! It will be our last one for year where the whole gang will get together to talk and celebrate our collective accomplishments in science education leadership.

A few things we will discuss are a continuation of Framing a Vision for Science Education in Our State and the Implications of Taking Stock of Science for Michigan.

The Elementary Science Advocacy+ groups are planning to share their work too. The accomplishments of each of the three teams is impressive! The Michigan Learning Chanel also said we’ll have a peek at the first draft of our campaign commercial and other ways they plan to support our efforts.

It will be a great meeting, but even better if you’re there too! Add your name to the registration list and we’ll make sure to save a Zoom box for you!