Monday, December 23, 2013

New Tutors Needed

Now Hiring Tutors!Seeking professional, friendly, energetic & responsible tutors

Tutoring involves many strategies and techniques that tutors discover and develop through experience, reading tutoring literature, and sharing ideas with other tutors and professional staff. Successful tutors learn how to balance interpersonal communication skills with teaching/learning strategies. Conversation, questioning, modeling, sharing, and problem solving are among the tutoring/teaching skills tutors develop.

*Seeking tutors who are qualified to tutor any of the following:
(K-12) Math, Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies, ESE
Higher Levels of Math and Science are a plus!
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, Biology 2, Environmental Science, Anatomy Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus

*Prospective Candidates*
-Must have a high school diploma or above
-Minimum GPA 2.50 in college/university
-Be over age 18
-Must pass a FLORIDA background check
-Commit to a regular part time schedule
-Enjoy working with children
-Ability to keep students engaged and excited about learning
-Are self-motivated with strong organizational skills
-Have timely, reliable and accurate record keeping abilities
-Have excellent communication skills; ability to work effectively with parents as well as students
-Assist small groups of students (grades K-12) with homework completion and test prep.

Our goal is to make educational services available to all students, of all educational backgrounds and levels.
Our tutors are committed to help students of today succeed in the world of tomorrow.
-We carefully match every student with their ideal tutor so that you truly enjoy the students you work with!
-We respect you as a professional and trust you to use your expertise to customize tutoring.
-We tutor most students in their homes or library so you have the flexibility to create your own schedule   of afternoon, evening, and weekend hours.
-We provide resources, ongoing support, feedback, and communication to help you grow as a tutor.
-We have high standards for the success for our students and are looking for tutors who share those high standards.
-We also specialize in learning challenges such as Autism, Asperger Syndrome, ADD/ADHD and other exceptionalities  that may affect the student's learning process.

*Salary: $10-$20 per hour
*Teachers, high-achieving college students, and others are welcome to apply.

We're looking for individuals to grow with us
Send resume to:

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Middle School Science Fair Judges NEEDED

Pembroke Pines Charter Middle School and TEP Professor Juan Ospina are looking for science savvy students interested in being a judge at this year's PPCMS Science Fair on December 18th from 1-3pm. Anyone interested can email Professor Ospina at

Friday, November 8, 2013

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

After Care Counselor Position

Renaissance Charter School at University in Tamarac is looking for college students who are interested in part-time jobs.  They are currently looking for Aftercare Counselors to help monitor and tutor the aftercare kids and the pay rate is from $10-$12.00/hour.  If any students are interested please contact Alicia Brooks at or 954-414-0996 Ext.1008
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Thursday, September 26, 2013

After School positions at Hawkes Bluff Elementary

Are you looking for a part-time job?

We are looking for outgoing, energetic young people to work as counselors in our after school care program.

Hawkes Bluff Elementary School

5900 SW 160th Avenue

Now through June

Monday through Friday

1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Call Ms. Bartnett


to set up an interview.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

FREE Fall FTCE Workshop Schedule

Florida Teacher Certification Exams

Workshop Schedule

Broward College – Central Campus

October - November 2013

There is no registration to attend the following workshops. They are on a first come first serve basis and are FREE to attend. If you have any question please email Kristyn Lindsey at

For more information regarding the Florida Teacher Certification Exams (FTCEs) please visit; includes General Knowledge Exam (GKE), Subject Area (SAE), and Professional Exam. 

Saturday,  October 5
8:30 – 12:30pm
GKE Math – Geometry
Elizabeth Carrandi
Saturday,  October 5
1:30 – 5:30pm
GKE Math – Probability & Statistics
Elizabeth Carrandi
October 12
9:00 – 12:00pm
GKE English
Stephanie Bihr
Saturday, October 19
9:00 – 12:00pm
GKE Essay
Robyn Klein
Saturday, October 19
1:30 – 4:30pm
GKE Reading
Sandra Roberts
Saturday,  November 2
8:30 – 12:30pm
GKE Math – Number Sense
Elizabeth Carrandi
Saturday,  November 2
1:30 – 5:30pm
GKE Math – Algebra
Elizabeth Carrandi
November 9
1:30 – 5:30pm
Professional Exam
Sandra Roberts
Saturday,  November 16
9:00 – 3:00pm
Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Subject Area Exam (Day 1)
Amy Steiner
Saturday, November 23
9:00 – 3:00pm
Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Subject Area Exam (Day 2)
Amy Steiner


Friday, September 13, 2013

Monday, September 9, 2013

AES Scholarship Opportunity

We wanted to take this opportunity to share information with you regarding our Aspiring Educator Scholarship program.  We are pleased to announce that we are once again offering the scholarship program for your students who are majoring in special education and related services!

Please take a moment to spread the word about this program to your students, both current and incoming!   

Here are some great ways to spread the word:

Ø  LIKE the Scholarship Facebook page

Ø  Include this information or a copy of the flyer in your department newsletter

Ø  Distribute flyers to your students

Ø  Post flyers on bulletin boards in and around your department

Ø  Forward this email to your students

Ø  Link to the scholarship website

Applications are now being accepted!   The 2013-2014 Aspiring Educator Scholarship Program is currently underway and open to applicants who are working towards a degree in one of the following fields:

.          Adaptive Physical Education

.          Audiology

.          Autism

.          Crisis Intervention Specialist

.          Developmental Cognitive Disabilities

.          Emotional Behavior Disorder (K-12)

.          Hearing Impairment

.          Intellectual Disability

.          Learning Disability (K-12)

.          Mild/Moderate Disabilities

.          Occupational Therapy

.          Orientation and Mobility

.          Physical Disabilities

.          Physical Therapy

.          School Psychologist

.          Severe/Profound Disabilities

.          Social Worker

.          Special Education (Birth – 12)

.          Speech-Language Pathology/Therapy

.          Visual Impairment

Useful Information:

-Aspiring Educator Scholarship Program website:

-A downloadable flyer for staff bulletin board:

Application deadline is November 1, 2013.

Questions?  Feel free to email us at

Thank you for your continued support in sharing with your students!



Thursday, September 5, 2013

Innovation Math Challenge

Calling all MATH TEACHERS!!

What is the Innovation Math Challenge?

The Innovation Math is a challenge for educators, student teams, gamers, programmers, and anyone who has a great idea to create fun and engaging math educational media.

WGBH Educational Foundation is seeking up to 100 educational media digital resources (videos, games, interactives, infographics, and manipulatives) that are directed towards middle school students and loosely aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. The digital resources selected will be showcased on PBS LearningMedia as part of a middle school math resource collection.

WGBH is looking for content that engages a wide range of students by reflecting a wide range of culturally responsive perspectives and learning styles.

Digital resources should be engaging, rich in content and context, and go beyond strictly procedural teaching. In other words, no talking heads.

About the Challenge

What are the media asset requirements?
  • 2-6 minutes of engagement time in length
  • Focused on math content
  • Loosely aligned with the new Common Core State Standards
  • All appropriate rights and releases for use

Assets should be engaging, rich in content and context, and go beyond strictly procedural teaching.

Are there prizes?

Yes! Each selected asset will receive a $1,000 prize.

Can I submit multiple assets?

Yes! Use a separate form for each entry to ensure all of your submissions are considered.

Who are the judges?

Assets will be reviewed and chosen by an esteemed panel of judges consisting of math content reviewers and producers.

Who is eligible to submit an asset?

Anyone is eligible to submit an educational media asset! WGBH is looking to include a diverse range of programmers and producers including educators and young people to produce engaging media assets. People can participate individually or as a team.

Minors will require permission from their parents/guardians.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013


LOVECHILD TRANSITION AND DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS continues to grow and it's in need of tutors. Some children require special assistance. Tutors are needed for (k-12) in all academic areas.  Miami-Dade/Broward County

Position Description:
-Provide individual and small-group tutoring to students. 
-Assist students in improving academic achievement by meeting with them on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills. Other assistance might include: reviewing class material, discussing the text, predicting test questions or working on solutions to problems. Tutoring is a supplement to classroom teaching. 
-Tutors are not expected to know EVERYTHING about the subject for which they tutor.

Responsibilities (but are not limited to):
-Follow all LOVECHILD rules/regulations/dress code, etc.  -Attend mandatory staff meetings           
-Conduct yourself in a professional manner   -Be punctual                                                                            -Complete and turn in all required paperwork.  -Submit Tutoring Session Logs                                                   

-An A or B grade in the course(s) to be tutored    -Responsible, dependable, honest, and mature. -Friendly, patient, energetic and sensitive to a diversity of students.    -Clear background check

-Our tutors earn $20 an hour for both individual and group tutoring.   
-Tutoring will be assigned according to student demand, tutor availability, and seniority. 
-Employment as a tutor does not guarantee a minimum number of work hours.

Why work at LOVECHILD?

-Make your own schedule  -We provide support where and when you need it  -Easy paperwork
-Convenient Locations  -Make your own schedule -Easy payment - We handle all billing and payment arrangements -You NEVER have to visit with clients about payments, contracts or billing. Your payroll is direct deposited

LOVECHILD provides one-on-one tutoring to students of all ages. From the basic level to advanced, our tutoring services can help students succeed in the following areas:
-Math   -Reading  -Science  -Social Science -Test Prep.  -Homework help
-We also specialize in learning challenges such as Autism, Asperger Syndrome, ADD/ADHD and other exceptionalities that may affect the student’s learning process. 
-Much more!

Contact: Monica
via email:  via telephone (305) 772-1677
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                                      We Are All in This Together"

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Autism Speaks Event

Nova Southeastern University
Alvin Sherman Library Green

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

We've finalized the date for the 2013 Broward Walk Now for Autism Speaks event, which will now be held on Saturday, October 26, 2013.

As in the past, the walk will take place at Nova Southeastern University on the Alvin Sherman Library Green. Registration and the Resource Fair will begin at 8:00 AM, with the Walk itself starting at 10:00 AM. We'd like to give a special thanks to our honorary Walk chair, NSU President George Hanbury.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at, or call (954) 421-9997. We look forward to seeing you on October 26!

Monday, July 8, 2013

United Way ReadingPals

Sign Up Today and Volunteer through ReadingPals
FACT: Nearly one third of Florida's third graders attending public school cannot read at minimally proficient levels.
And, sadly, those children are four times more likely to drop out of high school. In an effort to ensure more children are reading at grade level by the end of third grade, United Way of Broward County is entering the second year of ReadingPals - a three-year initiative focused on engaging, training and deploying volunteer "reading pals" in our community. The focus of this initiative will be working with First Grade students in the lower-performing schools throughout Broward County.  Volunteers will be asked to dedicate one hour a week for 25 weeks starting in September 2013 to read in individual or small group settings.   (Trainings for volunteers will start on June 27, 2013)
Program Locations:
1.      Collins, 1050 NW 2nd Street, Dania Beach, 33004
2.      Croissant Park, 1800 SW 4th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, 33315
3.      Dillard Elementary, 2501 NW 11th Street, Fort Lauderdale, 33311
4.      Endeavour, 2701 NW 56th Ave., Lauderhill, 33313
5.      Sunland Park, 919 NW 13th Ter., Fort Lauderdale, 33311
6.      Fairway, 7850 Fairway Blvd., Miramar, 33023
7.      Flamingo, 1130 SW 133rd Ave., Davie, 33325
8.      Morrow, 408 SW 76th Ter., North Lauderdale, 33068
9.      North Fork, 101 NW 15th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, 33311
10.  Oakridge, 1507 N. 28th Ave., Hollywood, 33020
11.  Park Ridge, 5200 NE 9th Ave., Deerfield, 33064
12.  Pompano Beach Elementary, 700 NE 13th Ave, Pompano Beach, 33060
For more information and to RSVP for the training, please contact Adriana LeCorgne at 954-462-4850 ext. 164 or
Click here for the ReadingPals Fact Sheet