Archive for October, 2014


The EcoCenter at Heron’s Head Park is seeking energetic and reliable applicants for the Coordinator position. The EcoCenter is an environmental education center located in Heron’s Head Park in the Bayview/Hunters Point neighborhood of San Francisco. This unique facility features sustainable building technologies related to water conservation and management, native landscaping, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and alternative wastewater treatment technologies. The EcoCenter Coordinator will support’s work to promote environmental literacy and sustainability practices in the urban environment and coordinate/implement the EcoCenter’s public programs, operations, and maintenance. For more information, please visit

Please see attached flyer:

EcoCenter Coordinator Job Announcement final 10.14.14

Bay Area Science Festival Events! SFSU Event Included!

The Bay Area Science Festival is coming up from 10/23 – 11/1. Here are a few FREE events coming up that may interest you.

1) Event Type: Talk/Lecture

Mathematics, Common Sense, and Good Luck with James H. Simons

Date: October 25th, 2014

Time: 6:00PM – 7:15PM (reception after)

Location: Towers Conference Center at San Francisco State University

Cost: FREE

The American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute present the 2014 AMS Einstein Public Lecture in Mathematics with James H. Simons, the president of the Simons Foundation.

The Einstein Lecture is part of the Fall 2014 American Mathematical Society (AMS) Western Sectional Meeting (Oct. 25–26) at SFSU.

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The lecture will be followed by a reception hosted by the American Mathematical Society and the Department of Mathematics of San Francisco State University (SFSU).

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2) Event Type: Festival

Martin Gardner Celebration of the Mind Festival

Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014.

Time: 2:00PM-5:00PM

Location: Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)

17 Gauss Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

Cost: FREE

This year’s event marks the 100th anniversary of Martin Gardner’s birth.  It will include a variety of talks and engaging performances and will feature interactive activities and a wide selection of mathematical games and puzzles.  Children are welcome to attend and participate in these fun activities.

This event is part of a worldwide celebration of the legacy of Martin Gardner, held annually on or near his birthdate (Oct. 21, 1914).  For more information about the Gathering for Gardner Foundation (G4G) 2014 Global Celebration of Mind Gathering

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3) Discovery Days at AT&T Park

AT&T park is transformed into a science wonderland for the concluding event of the Bay Area Science Festival – a FREE science extravaganza on Saturday November 1st, 2014 11AM-4PM. Last year, more than 30,000 people enjoyed a non-stop program chock-full of interactive exhibits, experiments, games, and shows, all meant to entertain and inspire. With more than 150 exhibits, everyone can find something that will unleash their inner scientist.

When: 11/1 11AM-4PM

Where: AT&T Park, San Francisco

Cost: FREE

For more information:

Teach For America Upcoming Application Deadline: Apply by Friday, October 24th

Teach For America Upcoming Application Deadline: Apply by Friday, October 24th

What is Teach For America?

Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates from all different majors and backgrounds, who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in expanding educational opportunity.  Learn more by watching this: What is Teach For America?

The Basics of Teach For America:

  • All academic majors and backgrounds accepted (background in education/teacher certification is not required)
  • Salary up to $52,000 a year with health insurance, benefits, and potential education funding
  • Regional placement is not random; applicants preference location in our 50 regions
  • All grade levels (preK-12) and subjects offered
  • Graduate school and employer partnerships offered
  • Intensive training, support and ongoing career development, and potential Master’s of Education provided

Choose More. Choose to Teach! Apply to the 2015 Teach For America corps today!

Students interested in teaching in California should apply by THIS deadline!

For more information, visit

Contact your campus representative, Liz Saucedo at

SFUSD Hiring Substitutes: Apply Now!

SFUSD have officially started hiring substitutes for this school year.  Attached is a flier with information about the minimum requirements to be a substitute with SFUSD.

SFUSD Substitute Hiring Requirements

1. SFUSD Application for Employment:

Complete an online SFUSD application at
*Note: all applications are screened and you will receive notification of approval within 2 weeks of submission

2. Credentials:

o California Teaching Credential, California Emergency 30-Day Substitute Teaching Permit, or Out-of-State Teaching Credential *

*Note: We are seeking subs in all areas with a particular need for candidates with credentials or expertise in:

§ Math and Science: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics

§ Special Education: Education Specialist Credential

§ Bilingual Education: Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, Filipino, Japanese fluency

o Bachelor’s Degree and passage of “Basic Skills” examination. For more information and/or to register:

o 30-Day Substitute Permit**

To obtain:
To renew:
*If your permit or credential application is “pending” with the CCTC, you are eligible for employment with SFUSD.
** SFUSD is able to provide assistance in applying for this permit for approved applicant. Assistance includes fingerprinting to obtain the required Certificate of Clearance for the CCTC.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out at .

2014-2015 Sub Job Announcement