Summer Opportunity for the Yleana Leadership Foundation

The Yleana Leadership Foundation is interested in recruiting both grads and undergrads for a transformative SAT summer camp that is part SAT bootcamp, part on-campus college experience, and part traditional summer camp. We are looking for people who are willing to work hard and have an amazing time creating a summer camp experience for high school students from under-resourced communities.

*Note for summer 2022: We are going to host staff training and both sessions of camp in person at Colgate University. We’re excited to be back in person after two years of virtual camp!

We’re hiring for two different paid positions within our organization this summer; click the links below for more information about each position. 2022 Employment Dates: June 12 – August 8, 2022

Interested in applying? Priority Application Deadline: May 15, 2022

  • Fill out our form here: https://bit.ly/basicinfo2022
  • All applicants will be required to take an SAT assessment as part of the hiring process

Questions? Email workwithus@yleana.org

TEU TEACHING EXPERIENCES FOR UNDERGRADUATES: Secondary mathematics education

The Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates (TEU) program is a seven- week immersive summer experience in secondary mathematics education
at Brown University in Providence, RI, funded by the National Science Foundation. TEU participants earn a generous stipend, take a 60-hour course in mathematics pedagogy, and apply what they’re learning to teaching urban high school students under the supervision of a master teacher-mentor.

If you are committed to a career in secondary education or seriously interested in exploring the possibility of such a career, apply now.

For information or to apply: TEU.vassar.edu
Application deadline: February 28, 2021
Acceptances announced: March 15, 2021
Program start date: June 14, 2021 (Subject to change of up to a week)

TEU participants receive:

A generous stipend
Travel expenses
Room and board
Books and course materials
Option to earn credit for pedagogy course
Funding to attend national or regional conference on STEM education

TEU participants complete:

A mathematics pedagogy course
A teaching practicum under the supervision of a mentor
A post-summer science education leadership project at home institution

TEU applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Pedagogy Course

The equivalent of at least a semester-long course, the math pedagogy course is taught by the TEU summer director of mathematics. This course will introduce participants to basic principles and best classroom practices for effective classroom teaching of secondary mathematics.

Areas of emphasis include the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice, fostering mathematical thinking in students through active learning, and analysis of student work to improve teacher practice. Assignments for the course include daily readings, weekly reflections, an end-of-the- course assessment, and a closing conference.

Participants have the option of earning Brown University credit for the pedagogy course.

Practicum

During weeks three through six, participants work in teams of three to teach a mathematics class of their own design to 25-30 students as part of the Brown Summer High School program.

Brown Summer High School brings around 200 local high-needs high school students to campus for four weeks each July for classes in English, history, math, and science. A local master teacher will closely supervise each team. The mentor will monitor each class, provide feedback, and contribute professional expertise in classroom management techniques and lesson design. Each team will debrief daily with it’s mentor.

The Brown TEU also includes up to two mini-workshops with visiting leaders in mathematics education.

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TEU TEACHING EXPERIENCES FOR UNDERGRADUATES: Secondary science education

The Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates (TEU) program
is a seven-week immersive summer experience in secondary science education at Trinity College in Hartford, CT, funded by the National Science Foundation. TEU participants earn a generous stipend, take a 60-hour course in science pedagogy, and apply what they’re learning to teaching urban high school students under the supervision of a master teacher-mentor.

If you are committed to a career in secondary education or seriously interested in exploring the possibility of such a career, apply now.

For info and to apply: TEU.vassar.edu
Application deadline: February 28, 2021
Acceptances announced: March 15, 2021
Program start date: May 31, 2021 (Subject to change of up to a week)

TEU participants receive:

A generous stipend
Travel expenses
Room and food allowance
Books and course materials
Option to earn credit for pedagogy course
Funding to attend national or regional conference on STEM education

TEU participants complete:

A science pedagogy course
A teaching practicum under the supervision of a mentor
A post-summer science education leadership project at home institution

TEU applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Pedagogy Course

The equivalent of at least a semester-long course, the science pedagogy course is taught by the TEU summer director of science. This course introduces basic principles and best classroom practices for effective classroom teaching of secondary science. Specific areas of focus include: unit and lesson planning; preparation of laboratory exercises and laboratory safety; active learning in science; formative assessment with a focus on individual students; implementation and integration of technology in science classrooms; Next Generation Science Standards for Practice; and the development of scientific habits of mind and literacy in students. Assignments for the course include daily readings, weekly reflections, an end-of-course self- assessment, and a closing conference.

Participants have the option of earning Trinity College credit for the pedagogy course.

Practicum

During weeks three through six, participants work in teams of three, to teach a science class of their own design. The high school students in these classes are from the Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (HMTCA), a partnership between a public high school in Hartford and Trinity College. Trinity and HMTCA have an established and innovative early college program that includes a required two-week summer science enrichment class for rising sophomores.

All HMTCA students engage in an authentic research project. Each classroom group takes responsibility for small parts of a bigger research project, does the field work required for the project, and presents the results at the end of the summer session. Beyond this collaborative research project, the teams of TEU participants are free to plan additional experiments and other activities according to their interests and the students’ needs. A local master teacher closely supervises each teaching team. The mentor monitors each class, provides feedback, and contributes professional expertise in classroom management techniques and lesson design. Each team debriefs daily with their mentor.

The Trinity TEU may also include a few special speakers (a young professional forensic scientist who herself attended HMTCA has been a popular speaker each year) especially focused on careers in science.

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Psychology Trainees Wanted!

Camp Baker is now accepting psychology trainees for a fun opportunity to gain direct service hours over the summer

Have your summer classes been cancelled? Are your summer internships no longer happening? Do you need something to do? Apply to be a counselor at Camp Baker! 

Camp Baker at Judge Baker Children’s Center currently has graduate-level and undergraduate-level summer training positions available. Camp Baker is a therapeutic summer program based off of the Summer Treatment Program (STP) and is specifically designed for 6-12 year old children with ADHD. The STP has positive effects on the serious behavioral, social, and academic difficulties exhibited by children diagnosed with ADHD. 
Camp Baker is currently accepting applications for three roles:
1) Graduate Counselor,
2) Undergraduate Counselor,
3) Teaching Assistant.

Please visit our website for a detailed description of roles and responsibilities for each position: https://campbaker.org/training-opportunities/. All aspects of the training program are supervised by a licensed clinical psychologist. Trainees typically gain over 200 hours of experience providing treatment directly to children. Opportunities for participating in behavioral parent training groups are also available. Trainees complete a week-long training prior to the start of treatment and receive ongoing supervision. Training begins Wednesday, July 1, 2019 with the July 4th holiday off. Camp Baker runs from Wednesday, July 8th and continues through Friday, August 14th, 2020.

The stipend for graduate-level positions is $2,500 and the stipend for undergraduate-level positions is $1,000.

Summer Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates (TEU)

For Liberal Arts Institutions

Supported by a $2.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation, the Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates (TEU) program provides undergraduate STEM majors, planning to pursue a teaching career in science or seriously interested in exploring such a career, with an immersive summer experience in secondary mathematics or science education. 

Each year, 24 STEM undergraduates selected from a network of 61 liberal arts institutions take part in a 6-week summer program that integrates a mathematics or science pedagogy course with a teaching practicum. Twelve students per summer participate in the mathematics TEU program at Brown University, and 12 participate in the science TEU program at Trinity College.  TEU participants are awarded a stipend ranging from $2,500 to $3,500 depending on whether or not they choose to receive degree credit for the pedagogy course and on the student’s financial aid status at his/her home institution. 

Read more at https://teu.vassar.edu/about/

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