Youth-safety / internet & mobile tech. programs by Lubbock Police & UNT Dallas tenure-track bilingual educ. position

  1. Contact NSU@MyLubbock.US or 806-775-2420 or 806-775-2971 to schedule youth-safety / internet & mobile technology educational program(s).    The Lubbock Police Department is offering several programs to help educate students on internet and mobile technology safety. … 3 different programs based on the age of the students.  Each program is presented by representatives of the Lubbock Police Department and will contain safety pledges for the students to sign.     Program 1 for ages 5-10 is an animated video and covers the following topics.  How to be safer online.   What kind of information is not okay to post.    Not to be rude or mean online.   Program 2 for Tweens is a slide show that covers the following topics. How to avoid online predators and what to do if one contacts you.   What kind of personal information is not okay to post.   How posting something inappropriate online can have serious consequences.   Why we all need to work together to stop cyberbullying.    Program 3 for Teens is a slide show that covers:  How to identify and deal with online predators.   Why you should not post personal or inappropriate information online.   Facing the consequences of sharing too much information online.   How sexting can affect you.   The effects of cyberbulling and what to do if you are bullied.    All presentations can be customized to accommodate your needs.  Please contact the Neighborhood Services Unit with any questions you may have or to schedule for someone to come to your school or classroom.    Sincerely,  The South Plains Suicide Prevention Coalition  “Making a Difference Through Collaboration”

2.  Assistant/Associate Professor  Tenure Track Bilingual Education

Job Description

The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for a tenure track professor of Bilingual Teacher Education for Fall 2014. Rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and salary will be based upon prior experience and scholarly achievement. The selected candidate will be expected to provide leadership for our Texas Education Agency accredited EC-6 generalist teacher education program with bilingual certification. For more information about the university, go to: http://dallas.unt.edu/.

RESPONSIBILITIES:   Provide instructional leadership for elementary bilingual teacher education   program at undergraduate and graduate levels; engage in meaningful applied research and scholarly activities. The successful candidate will be expected to fully   participate in internal and external service such as public engagement, ongoing curriculum improvement, student recruiting, student advisement and   mentoring, program assessment, program development and committee   responsibilities. May be assigned to teach evening and/or Saturday classes,   develop and/or teach hybrid or online courses. May be assigned to supervise   field experiences for bilingual teacher education candidates; develop and maintain collaborative and professional partnerships/relationships with local schools and provide service at the university, state, local and national levels.

This position is housed in the Department of Teacher Education and Administration within the Division of Education and Human Services. It is a   nine month tenure-track position; salary commensurate with experience and rank. The candidate will provide leadership for the Texas State Teacher Certification for the EC-6 Bilingual Generalist Program. Courses may include bilingual education foundations, ESL, reading,   content area teaching in Spanish, and Spanish academic language development.

  • Teach three courses per semester
  • Mentor and advise students
  • Prepare teacher candidates for state certification examinations
  • Develop a scholarly research agenda
  • Engage in curriculum development
  • Develop service learning components to courses
  • Participate in civic engagement
  • Actively support program assessment and improvement
  • Actively participate in university and departmental missions
  • Collegially support interdisciplinary research and program development

Minimum   Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A doctorate in        Curriculum and Instruction (bilingual specialization), Reading, Spanish        linguistics, or other related Educational field from an accredited        institution
  • 18 graduate hours in        bilingual education
  • Demonstrated academic        proficiency in Spanish and English
  • Demonstrated extensive        knowledge of theories and practice of bilingual education, including        linguistics
  • Three years of        classroom teaching experience in a U.S. elementary bilingual education        classroom
  • Promise of initiating        or maintaining a scholarly agenda leading to promotion and tenure

Preferred   Qualifications

  • Experience with        program assessment and accreditation reports
  • Knowledge of Texas        Education Agency program standards for Bilingual Education
  • Excellent technology        skills
  • Experience developing syllabi and curriculum
  • Demonstrated advocate for underrepresented students and families
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills
  • Student-centered and approachable
  • Expertise in bi-literacy education

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions

Work requires some muscular exertion and/or physical strain such as standing for long periods of time, recurring bending, or recurring lifting of items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Driving University   Vehicle?

No

Work Schedule

As required to meet academic schedule.

Substitution of   Experience/Education

No

Start Date

01/15/2014

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit cover letter addressing the applicant’s experiences and qualifications, copy of doctoral transcript with terminal degree posted, current CV, contact information for three professional references to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com.   For additional information visit http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Ms. Judith Nix, Judith.nix@unt.edu,   972-338-1345
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