Attention all FACSE Teachers!
There are two Family Consumer Sciences/ Culinary job openings in Tacoma School District specifically at Mount Tahoma High School and Lincoln High School. See the link for details. Closing Date for application is July 9, 2017!
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YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING
When: Sunday October 23, 2016, 8 AM – 5 PM
Where: Great Wolf Lodge, Centralia
Fee: FREE for attendees at Washington FCS Conference Attendees
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.
There is a job opening at Grandview High School! See below for more information.
Conference Rates – No charge for preconference sessions to registered attendees, except ServSafe.
AAFCS/WA-FACSE Members $325.00 Non-Member $450.00
Student Member $100.00 Student non-member $150.00
Retired member $150.00 Retired Non-members$200.00
*Includes all sessions, events, 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts and 1 no-host social with hearty appetizers
Dinner Social Only $45.00 Opening Luncheon ONLY $30.00
Closing Luncheon ONLY $30.00 Breakfast ONLY $25.00
Early Bird accepted until September 23, 2016. After that date $50 will be added to above registration prices. Online registration will close October 7, two weeks before the conference begins.
For information about lodging at the Great Wolf Lodge see the flyer below!
Master Financial Educators Conference Version 3.0!
The Financial Education Public Private Partnership would like to invite you to attend the 2015 Master Financial Educators Conference.
When: August 17th and 18th, 2016
Where: Embassy Suites (its off I-90), Bellevue, WA
Time: 9:00 to 3:00 daily
Topics include (but are not limited to) teaching personal finance to diverse populations, entrepreneurship, new payments methods, student loans, and a sneak preview of Washington’s new personal finance standards! You can see our tentative agenda at: https://cbe.wwu.edu/sites/cbe.wwu.edu/files/Economics/Draft%20Agenda%20August%202016.pdf
All Accepted participants will receive:
- Hotel accommodations (for those who live more than 50 miles away). Breakfast and an evening reception is included with your room. We do not ask you to share a room, but if you want to, please let us know.
- Morning snack and lunch both days
- Complimentary clock hours
- Mileage? (We are working to obtain funds for us to be able to reimburse you for your mileage, but we cannot guarantee it at this time).
The WA-FACSE Awards committee would like to use the information to recognize members at our luncheon at Summer Conference.
Keep up to date with what is going on in WAFACSE!
Some of the highlights:
- Scholarship Information
- Book Recommendations
- Legislative Update
- Information about how to nominate a deserving FACSE Teacher for Teacher of the Year!
- AND MORE!!!
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Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) Increases awareness of mental health issues among school-aged youth, including training in mental health for school personnel, families and community members.
Project AWARE purpose, goals, approaches, interventions and outcomes:
Project AWARE in collaboration with Prevent-Avert-Respond (PAR) Mental Health Initiative in Pierce County and the Jordan Binion Project is piloting a curriculum resource on mental health for use in junior and high school health class settings. All interested schools are invited to participate.
Mental Health & High School curriculum resource details and participation requirements
|Training of Teachers and Trainers
||July 11-13, tentative location is Tacoma
||Teachers, school professionals, and mental health champions are welcome. This opportunity is open to all schools, initial training capacity is limited
|Can’t make the July dates?
||That’s okay! We can work with you to arrange a 1-day Teacher Training session after July
The curriculum resource aligns well with the revised Health and Physical Education K12 Learning Standards. Our goal is to empower teachers to provide direct instruction on mental health awareness.
- If your staff or partners want to promote this opportunity or join, we invite you to do so.
- Please email Mandy Paradise at firstname.lastname@example.org to get further notifications of this opportunity and to participate.
Project AWARE offers no cost trainings that are in-person and open to parents, school staff, and other community members in Washington State. The all-day training teaches adults how to identify and respond to signs of mental illness and substance abuse among youth.
Dave Ramsey’s $55,000 Financial Literacy Challenge is now open! This Challenge, sponsored by Zander Insurance, is a brief online money quiz and survey and gives high school seniors a chance to win a $40,000 scholarship. Yes, you read that right—$40,000—which can be used at any college the winner wants to attend! Other prizes for underclassmen and additional scholarships for seniors are also up for grabs.
When students use this custom link or input your email address in the “Teacher Email Address” field, they will be included in your class performance metrics. You’ll automatically receive your class performance metrics* once the Challenge closes, and your students will also receive an individual score report via email after the Challenge ends.
Students will need to submit limited contact information so we can notify winners. This information will only be used to contact Challenge winners and will not be used in any way for future sales or marketing purposes. Best of luck to your students!
The Challenge ends Monday, April 25.
*Class performance metrics for the quiz portion of the Challenge can only be shared if at least 5 students enter from your class.