FSCA News

The Project Coordinator serves as the administrator for the Student Support Services Project (University of South Florida), a discretionary project from the Florida Department of Education. The Project Coordinator is responsible for collaboration and coordination with the Project Director, strategic planning for the Student Support Services Project, supervision and support of the project professional staff (School Psychology, School Counseling, School Social Work, School Nursing, Medicaid in Schools and the PEER Statewide IEP System) and support staff, and integration and collaboration with the Florida Department of Education. The position is housed in the FDOE building in the Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services in Tallahassee. To view the full job description and to apply, go to http://sss.usf.edu/contact/positions/15155.html

NCAN’s e-learning platform is completely online and provides a toolkit of concrete strategies and resources for college access advisers and counselors to use student-by-student in guiding one of the most important decisions of their young lives. Topics include college admissions testing, financial aid, cultural competence and support for special populations such as homeless youth.
 

The University of Southern Mississippi doctoral students are conducting research to better understand the factors which contribute to your job satisfaction and your stress levels. The purpose of this research is to explore the relationship among current school counselors’ (a) personal characteristics (b) contextual variables; (c) self-efficacy; (d) job stress; and (e) job satisfaction using Social Cognitive Career Theory. Please help us by completing this 10 minute online survey: http://uofmississippi.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_24qReBydhHoRSmx

Redfin Scholarship

This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education. We’ve received applications from across the country including San DiegoLas VegasChicago and Miami!  Whether you reside on the west coast in Portland and Palm Springs, represent Texas in Austin and Houston or are a proud east coaster in Charlotte and NYC, or call somewhere else in the U.S. home, we want to hear from you!

From November 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018 session, applicants are asked to answer the following question in 300-500 words:

Technology and big data are disrupting nearly every facet of our lives. Amazon disrupted the retail industry, Uber disrupted the taxi industry, and Redfin has disrupted real estate. What industry do you think will be disrupted next, and why?

Visit https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship to submit your response and apply for the scholarship.