Funding your education can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are many resources available to help pay for school and reduce your debt. TeacherCertification.com has compiled a variety of information on financial assistance for future teachers:
To further support aspiring teachers, TeacherCertification.com is also offering two $1,000 scholarships with June 1 deadlines:
To learn more about these resources and how they can help you fund your education, visit TeacherCertification.com. On their About Us page, you can also learn more about their mission and meet the experts behind their resources.
The College Corps, part of the CaliforniansForAll program, hires students to serve in local after-school programs and non-profit organizations. As a fellow, you’ll provide computer programming enrichment for third through sixth graders and develop a curriculum. Don’t have programming experience? Don’t worry – training is provided.
SJSU undergraduate students who complete 450 hours of service through the College Corps can receive up to $10,000 to help pay for college. This historic state-level investment in service is a win-win for students and their communities.
To learn more about the SJSU College Corps and apply, visit https://www.sjsu.edu/ccll/programs/collegecorps/apply.php. And be sure to follow @sjsuccll on Instagram to see what members have been up to in the last two years.
Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to serve your community, gain valuable skills, and reduce your college debt. Contact the Center for Community Learning & Leadership at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
The City of San Jose, in partnership with the Career Center, is hosting an event to explore career opportunities at the City Rotunda on Thursday, April 6th from 12:00-3:00 pm. Representatives from every city department will be available to engage with students interested in learning about career opportunities relevant to their majors as well as active vacancies (internships and careers). Faculty can also explore synergies with City departments on any potential class projects, assignments, or research projects.
The event features guest speakers, SJSU President Teniente-Matson and newly elected Mayor Mahan, welcoming students to the event and expressing their shared commitment to enhancing partnerships in community, workforce, and policy development. The event also includes an Exploration Fair & Open House with free swag and an ice cream truck. Students are encouraged to meet with at least three department tables to receive free ice cream. Walking groups will be organized from the ADM building to the San Jose City Hall at 12.15PM, 12.30PM, and 1PM for those who may need to find their way. Students and faculty are welcome to walk over on their own at any time between 12-3:00 pm.
Cal-SOAP, the California Student Opportunity & Access Program, is currently hiring College Success Advisors in San José, California. The role will involve providing in-person support to help prepare students for college and careers. The successful candidate will need to be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in 12 units or more and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. They must also qualify for financial aid and be able to communicate effectively in Spanish or Vietnamese.
- Full-time undergraduate student enrolled in 12 units or more
- GPA of 2.5 or higher
- Must qualify for financial aid
- Ability to speak/write in Spanish or Vietnamese is greatly desired
- Strong computer skills: proficient in MS Office Suite, Google Suite, and Social Media, and ability to learn and implement new technology
- Possess academic advising experience or involvement with college access programs
Students who possess strong communication skills, the ability to plan short-term and long-term projects, and the ability to work independently are encouraged to apply! The successful candidate will be expected to mentor and motivate high school students in East Side San José to succeed academically and help them explore, plan, and prepare for college/university and career pathways. The position pays $17.00 per hour, with 10-19.75 hours per week, and work hours are flexible.
The Educational Partnership Center (EPC) of the University of California, Santa Cruz aims to increase the number of first-generation college/university graduates in San José. For more information on EPC, please visit epc.ucsc.edu
The Educational Talent Search (ETS) Program is another program within EPC in San José, that works alongside Cal-SOAP. ETS promotes a college-going culture among potential first-generation college/university students. Visit epc.ucsc.edu/programs/ets/
Cal State CREATE, a virtual visual storytelling event and student competition, is just around the corner! Adobe has teamed up with the CSU Chancellor’s Office and Apple to bring you an exciting and educational experience. Join the program on April 5th for the kickoff event and stay with us through April 19th for a series of talks by industry experts, hands-on boot camps, and a closing keynote. Read on to learn more about what’s in store for you at Cal State CREATE.
- WHEN: April 5th-19th, with an opening ceremony from 12:00 – 2:00 PST on April 5th
- WHERE: Virtual event on Zoom
- WHY: Opportunity to learn from incredible thought-leaders and participate in hands-on workshops with Adobe Express, Adobe Fresco, iMovie, and iPad creative workflows.
The event will feature career talks by distinguished alums Christopher Moore and Michael J. Payton, talks by industry experts, hands-on bootcamps, and a closing keynote from Associate Vice Chancellor Dr. Dilcie Perez, SDSU Associate Vice President Jessica Nare. Winners will be announced by Cal State Fullerton Provost Dr. Amir Dabirian.
Students will have the chance to attend hands-on workshops and dig into tools like Adobe Express, Adobe Fresco, iMovie, and iPad creative workflows. Students from throughout the CSU system are invited to participate in a Creative Jam-style competition.
The Creative Jam competition is open to all majors and requires no design experience. Participants will create projects using Adobe Express and compete to win some amazing prizes:
- FIRST PLACE: Apple Air Pods, $100 Amazon gift card, $175 value Adobe swag bag
- SECOND PLACE: $75 Amazon gift card, $175 value Adobe swag bag
- THIRD PLACE: $50 Amazon gift card, $175 value Adobe swag bag
Register for Cal State CREATE now at https://calstate.edu/create.
Visit the event landing page: https://express.adobe.com/page/qh1IkhONE85AC/
Grad Slam is a research communication competition at San José State University, where graduate students present their research in a three-minute, one-slide format to a non-specialist audience. This exciting and fast-paced event offers a transformative professional development experience and the opportunity to showcase your research to a wider audience.
- Matriculated in a master’s or doctoral degree program at SJSU
- Must apply as an individual presenter
- Limited to one participation during your degree program
- In the research/creative phase of your program, with significant findings or progress on your project
Rewards and Prizes:
- Cash prizes of $1,200 (First Place), $800 (Second Place), and $500 (Audience Choice)
- Eligible to compete in the CSU-Wide Grad Slam and regional competition
- YouTube copy of your video submission for LinkedIn, portfolio, and CV/resumé
- Invitation to act as a guest judge at the finals in the following year
Don’t miss the opportunity to highlight your research and gain valuable public speaking skills! Participate in Grad Slam and be a part of SJSU’s vibrant research community.
For more information, visit: Grad Slam Website and Grad Slam Google Website
The STAR Program is a unique opportunity for students looking to pursue a career in K-12 education. This 9-week summer program provides students with the chance to gain valuable research experience and get paid for it. Here are the key details you need to know:
- Junior level standing by January 1st, 2023
- Enrolled at a California State University, Heritage University, Southern University, or Noyce Scholarship campus
- At least 18 years old by the start of the program
- US Citizen, PR, or DACA grant holder
- Desire to pursue K-12 STEM education as a profession
- No previous research experience is necessary
- Priority deadline: February 15th, 2023
- Program dates: June 12th – August 11th, 2023
- Placement phase: February – April 2023
To apply, students will need a resume, unofficial transcripts, and a reference from their professional network. Visit StarTeacherResearcher.org to learn more and apply today! This is a fantastic opportunity for students to gain valuable research experience and build their identity as a teacher and researcher. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!
The YMCA is looking for hard-working, outgoing, energetic, and friendly individuals to join the After School and Child Care teams. Opportunities for full-time and part-time employment are available, and candidates must meet certain qualifications. The hiring event will take place in the SPX Lobby on the following dates: January 26, January 30, and February 1, from 9:30AM-1:00PM.
- Part-time (After School Leader) positions pay between $20-$22 per hour
- Full-time (After School Site Director) positions pay between $24-$26 per hour.
- Employee benefits include development opportunities, full-time opportunities, flexible hours, and Y membership.
- For more information, email Liz.Gonzalez@ymcasv.org
Best Grad Photo will be on-site during the Commencement ceremony to take official graduation pictures. The photos can be purchased through a unique link that will be emailed to the students a week after the ceremony.
Best Grad Photo will be back in the Spartan Bookstore for FREE makeup photo sittings. The photo sitting is free, and there is no obligation to purchase the photos.
Additionally, Best Grad Photo is offering a deeply discounted Micro Icon Photo Session for $12. This is a chance to be photographed on campus in front of SJSU’s most notable landmarks, by a professional photographer. There is no obligation to purchase the photos.
Register for a FREE makeup photo sitting in the Spartan Bookstore or for a discounted Micro Icon photo session by clicking this link or copying and pasting the link below to your browser.
SJSU Grad Fest
SJSU Connie L. Lurie College of Education would like to invite you to the pre-commencement celebration on December 15th, 3 PM – 5 PM in the Sweeney Hall Courtyard. It is a proud and festive occasion for the faculty & staff at Lurie College as we celebrate Lurie College Graduating students through their performance and accomplishments. Graduating Students are encouraged to invite family members.
The pre-commencement celebration will be followed by the commencement ceremony. Snacks/refreshments will be provided at the venue.
RSVP using this link
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The Share Your Spartan Heart Day of Giving brings together our entire San José State community to raise money for the Connie L. Lurie College of Education, as well as over 80 projects, departments, and programs. Our students, faculty, and staff do outstanding work and SJSU would not be able to provide our life-changing education without the support of people like you. Share Your Spartan Heart by selecting one of the projects below and making your gift today.
Click here to donate or copy/paste the URL in your browser: https://power.sjsu.edu/g/coed
SJSU² Mentoring & Meetups is a partnership between the SJSU Career Center, SJSU Alumni Association, and the campus community which connects mentees (current SJSU students) with mentors (alumni and/or other industry professionals) to support mentee career success.
- Explore potential careers by connecting with SJSU Alumni and other Industry Professionals.
- Gain career advice on how to break into a field.
- Grow your professional network in your career or industry of interest.
Contact Larissa Bates at email@example.com for any questions regarding SJSU² and Learn more today
Students in EDSE 124 include undergraduate juniors and seniors from a variety of disciplines. About 30-50% of students are Math ITEP students. Other concentrations include but are not limited to Special Education minors, Communication Disorders, Child Adolescent Development, and Music Education.
This semester, students are working on a Social Justice Lesson Plan, in which they are attentive to the needs of emergent bilingual students, students with disabilities, and lessons that center on taking social action.
We hope you can join us on Wednesday, November 30 – 7:30pm-9:30pm, located at SH230.
There will be refreshments available and a brief survey at the end.
For any questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Updates for Fall 2022 commencement
On Thursday, December 15, at 6:30 pm, San José State University will celebrate the achievements of the Lurie College, College of Humanities and the Arts, and College of Professional and Global Education Fall Classes of 2022 at the Provident Credit Union Event Center.
- Ceremony schedule and details are posted on the commencement website.
- The website is updated with information as it becomes available, so please regularly check the website for the latest information.
- Student communications are posted on our Communications Archives page.
- Late applicants are added/removed from the registration system every week.
- The Undergraduate student Graduation Application portal is closed. All late applications must be submitted by the Registrar’s office directly.
- The Graduate student Graduation Application portal closes on 12/1/2022. Please encourage all students to submit their applications ASAP.
- Deadline for students to register for their ceremony: Monday, November 14, 2022, at 12:00 p.m.
- Please email: email@example.com for any questions
Thank you to everyone who attended Tote-ster Mash – a Halloween event organized by Lurie College. It was wonderful to see everyone taking a break and indulging in creativity.
Hope you had fun!
Transforming Communities: A Movement to Racial Justice, it is an annual event here at SJSU designed to foster connection with the broader San Jose community and change throughout our community towards a more racially just, and equitable campus, city, and county.
Submit an idea for a talk, lecture, workshop, entertainment/arts event, panel discussion, or any other idea for the Transforming Communities: A Movement to Racial Justice event here at SJSU. The event welcomes programs in-person, virtual, and in multiple formats that highlight various topics that address the multi-faceted aspects of racial justice and equity. This event offers you a really unique opportunity to connect research, teaching, and service all towards the goal of making our campus more just and equitable. We encourage creative proposals! Please consider submitting your work to this event and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
More information can be found here: https://www.sjsu.edu/transforming-communities
We look forward to working with you and having your participation.
Submit Your Program Idea Here