Here’s your monthly round-up of opportunities for teachers and students in Idaho:
Idaho holiday card contest – November 5 is the deadline for the state Department of Education’s holiday card contest, which is open to all K-6 public school students in Idaho. Get more information here.
Save money with SmileMakers – This Staples-owned company that is an NEA Member Benefits partner is offering a special back-to-school discount: 10 percent off all orders, plus free shipping. Visit www.SmileMakers.com or call 1-888-800-Smile (7645) and use promocode NEAMMM when ordering. The offer runs through October 31.
Mix It Up at Lunch Day– It’s time to register for Mix It Up at Lunch Day, a national event on November 9 that breaks down social barriers in schools. This year's Mix It Up website includes an improved interactive map (showing the Idaho schools that have already signed up) and easy-to-follow tips.
IAQ Symposium and Grant Program – Send a team to Washington, D.C. for the EPA Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools (IAQ TfS) National Symposium in January 2011. The application deadline is November 1, 2010, for the chance at all-expense-paid trip for your teams to learn how to ensure their schools are healthier places to work and learn. Find out more at http://neahin.org/iaqsymposium/index.html
2011 C.L.E.A.N. Award – This is an opportunity for your member custodians to apply or be nominated for the C.L.E.A.N. Awards Program to recognize their contributions to school health. Applications are due December 1, 2010. Five awards are given, and winners get a cash award and an all-expense-paid trip to the National ESP Conference in March 2011. Learn more at http://neahin.org/cleanaward/apply2011.
Do you have other opportunities of interest to educators? Please send a brief description and the deadline, plus a link for more information, to firstname.lastname@example.org.