Archive for September, 2013

AVID: Looking for academic tutors!


Flexible hours

Work in middle and high school classrooms in the SFUSD.

For more information, please refer to the attached flyer.


AMG Tutoring Position: $17/hr. Apply ASAP!

The CSME Teacher Fellowship and the City College of San Francisco Accelerated Math Gateway Program are seeking two Teacher Fellows to work as tutors part time at City College of San Francisco. Students will be providing tutoring for community college students who are taking introductory mathematics courses at City College of San Francisco (CCSF). These students are interested in exploring a career in engineering and possibly transferring to SF State. Tutors are required to be knowledgeable in the following content
areas: Geometry and Intermediate Algebra (High school level).

Commitment: 1 semester with the potential of a 2nd. Tutor is expected to work approximate 2.5 hours per week on Monday (11:30am-1:00pm) or Thursday (11:30am-1:00pm) along with 1 hours of prep time.
No. of Positions: 1-2 Available.
Pay Rate: $17/hour

Site: City College of San Francisco 50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco, CA. 94112. Student must provide their own transportation to site. The Muni stops just one few blocks from CCSF and is only about 10 minutes away by car from SF State.

If you are interested in applying, please contact Addie Evans at

ESTEM: Math Problem-Solving Study: Compensation: $15

Math Problem-Solving Study
Are you a woman pursuing a career in math or science? If you said yes, then we invite you take part in a new research study. ESTEM (Equity in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) is a research team in the Psychology department working in partnership with Dean Axler, Dr. Petkovic from the Computer Science Department, and other departments in the College of Science and Engineering (COSE) to investigate gender equality in STEM education. We are currently recruiting Math, Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, and Chemistry majors. This is a two-part study. Part one involves completing several short online surveys. Part two of the research will take place in a Psychology department lab, and will consist of a GRE-style math test. You will receive $15 compensation and your test score with a projected GRE score.  For more information, please see attached flyer.

If interested please contact

Current Teacher Fellows: This opportunity will count towards your early field experience hours.

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“Physics Launches Program Aimed at Aspiring Teachers”

September 26, 2013 –

Want to become a physics teacher? A new program at SF State is aimed at helping you reach that goal.

The B.S. in Physics: Concentration in Physics for Teaching, added to the curriculum for fall 2013, is designed to give students a solid foundation in physics plus the teaching skills and broader knowledge that will help them succeed as educators.

Check out the full SFSU article on the new concentration in Physics for Teaching!  Click here

SFUSD Educational Credentials Technician

For job description and on how to apply, click here

Explore the Exploratorium for FREE! 9/29/13

Sunday, 9/29/13: Engineering Day, Free!

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SCRAP (S.F.): Monthly Materials Giveaway for San Francisco Teachers!

Monthly Materials GiveAways for San Francisco Teachers
During the school year SCRAP holds a materials give-away for San Francisco teachers on the first Saturday of the month from 1 to 4pm, October, November, December, February, March and April.

SCRAP is a non-profit creative reuse center, materials depot, and workshop space founded in 1976 in San Francisco, California.

Want to know more?  Visit SCRAP’s website here.

San Jose: Downtown College Prep seeks Middle School Science Teacher

DCP offers a chance to be a part of a committed, passionate professional team that prides itself on its ethic of collegial, collaborative work. Teachers are an integral part of whole-school development and accountability. It takes a particular kind of teacher to succeed in this environment, one who is constantly working to maintain the balance between unwaveringly high expectations and the personal, supportive connection that our students need with their teachers. DCP teachers have the skills and knowledge to reach students far below grade level and do the slow, painstaking work of building their core skills and content knowledge to the point where graduates go off to college confident and prepared to thrive.

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San Mateo: High School Chemistry Teacher

Brief Description of Position:
- The District Classroom Teacher develops and teaches skills and knowledge in one or more courses and/or grade levels
- Administrative Relationship:
- The District Classroom Teacher is directly responsible to the Principal, through the Department Chair and Instructional Vice Principal
- Minimum Degrees/Credentials/Experience Required for Position:
B.A. (B.S.), and valid Teaching Credential

Application Deadline: Until Filled

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The Net: Utopia vs. Dystopia

Join us for an enlightening and provocative evening as we explore the Internet’s double-edged sword: its ability to spread knowledge and democracy and its potential risk to civil liberties and personal freedoms. This exciting evening will feature prominent speakers with diverse viewpoints on the impact the Internet has had on business, entertainment, and our society at large. Speakers include: Larry Sonsini ‘66, chairman of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Libby Leffler, Facebook; whurley, co-founder of Chaotic Moon; Jeremy Howard, president & chief scientist of Kaggle; and John Riccitiello, private investor, prior CEO of Electronic Arts.

Cost: $25

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