April 26, 2018
As a member of the collaborative network for the National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families, we thought you might be interested in the following announcements.
Reminder: Mentoring Event
2018 National Research Conference on Early Childhood
Registration is NOW OPEN for:
  • A Mentoring/Networking Lunch for Emerging Scholars at the NRCEC2018 and/or
  • An Optional Expanded Set of Mentoring Activities

Emerging scholars are invited to register for a Mentoring/Networking Lunch at the 2018 NRCEC Conference on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 12:00 to 1:15 pm . Those emerging scholars (e.g., undergraduate & graduate students, postdocs and/or early career researchers) who are interested in participating in this lunch event will be matched with mentors, who are leading researchers in the field, based upon their area of research interests and expressed professional development needs.

Emerging scholars also may opt in to participate in newly developed Expanded Mentoring Activities . Matched mentors will work with scholars on activities prior to, and after the research conference. A range of supportive mentoring activities will be tailored to the scholars’ professional development interests.

For more information and to register for the mentoring/networking lunch event and the optional, expanded set of mentoring activities, click here: ( http://bit.ly/2DqWqGQ ).    
Co-sponsors for the 2018 Mentoring/Networking Lunch for Emerging Scholars:
Job and Fellowship Announcements
You can also find these announcements already posted on the jobs tab of the LinkedIn page for the Collaborative Mentoring/Networking Forum on Hispanic Research. If you haven't already, please join our forum!
Post-Doctoral Scholars
Two positions at the Prevention Research Center and Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University. For more information, click here .
Post-Doctoral Scholar
Hallie. E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families at Oregon State University. Focus in poverty policy analysis and measurement. For more information, click here .
Postdoctoral Fellow
Early Childhood Mathematics Policy. The Development and Research in Early Mathematics Education (DREME Network) at Northwestern University. Chicago, IL. For more information, click here .
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Research Program on Children and Adversity. Boston College School of Social Work. Boston, MA. For more information, click here .
Rwanda Postdoctoral Fellowship
Research Program on Children and Adversity. Boston College School of Social Work. Rwanda. For more information, click here .
Postdoctoral Scholar
Educational Pathways and Social Influences Laboratory. Department of Psychology, University of Quebec at Montreal. For more information, click here .
Postdoctoral Diversity Supplement Candidate
Research Program for Children and Adversity. Boston College School of Social Work. Position based in Freetown, Sierra Leone. For more information, click here .
Postdoctoral Diversity Supplement Candidate
Research Program for Children and Adversity: Refugee Program. Boston College School of Social Work. For more information, click here .
Funding Opportunities
CUNY DSI Archives and Library Research Awards
The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) is pleased to announce the 2018 National Supermarket Association (NSA) Dominican Studies Fellowship for doctoral students and faculty. Applications are due by Monday, April 30, 2018. For more information, click here .
CUNY DSI Archives and Library Research Awards
The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) is pleased to announce the 2018 CUNY DSI Archives and Library Research Awards for doctoral students, faculty, and independent scholars. Applications are due by Monday, April 30, 2018. For more information, click here .
Upcoming Conferences
2018 Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency
You are invited to attend the 2018 Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS), sponsored by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families. The conference will be held May 30 - June 1, 2018, at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. The online registration deadline is May 15, 2018. To register , click here .
Call for Abstracts
Call for Abstracts
Global Alliance for Behavioral Health and Social Justice Conference: Coming Together for Action. October 4-6, 2018, Denver, CO. Abstracts due April 30, 2018. For more information, click here .
Upcoming Webinars
Pan American Health Organization Webinar
Building Health throughout the Life Course in the Region of the Americas: An LCRN Webinar featuring representatives from the Healthy Life Course Unit of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) . Wednesday, May 17 at 2 pm ET/11 am PT. To register, click here .
Consortium Webinar on Coding
Coding as a Developmental Playground: Computational Thinking and Robotics in Early Childhood with Dr. Marina Umaschi Bers. Thursday, May 3, 1-2 pm ET. To register, click here .
Training Opportunities
NRCEC Free Data Workshop
National Research Conference on Early Childhood. Free data workshop to explore the Head Start Family and Child Experience Survey (FACES) 2014 data. June 24, 2018, 9 am-4 pm ET, Arlington, VA. To register and find out more, please email: contact@researchconnections.org.
Summer Institute on Implementation Science
The Jordan Institute for Families in the UNC School of Social Work, The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, and the National Implementation Research Network are hosting 2-day summer institute on implementation science, focused specifically on the practice of implementation. June 13-14, 2018, Chapel Hill, NC. For more information and to register , click here .
Tools and Resources
Reminder: Interactive Tools
Struggling to find a data set to use for your thesis, dissertation, or other research? The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families has developed a series of online interactive tools that help users identify which data sets are best suited to answer their research questions. These interactive tools contain information on several data sets and key variables for studying Hispanic families and related topics. Topics include: Unpacking Hispanic diversity, Families’ utilization of early care and education, and Early care and education search and decision-making.
A Comprehensive Guide to an Online Teaching Degree
Bestcolleges.com prepared a comprehensive guide to getting an online teaching degree. It can be found here .
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