University of Evansville

School of Education Newsblast EXTRA

September 2013

Student Teaching Stipends Available

2013-2014 stipend applications are now available online!

Student Teaching Stipend for Minorities

The 2013-2014 application for the Student Teaching Stipend for Minorities is available online. Eligible students who will be student teaching during the 2013-2014 academic year may now apply for this stipend.

Student Teaching Stipend for High-Needs Fields

The 2013-2014 application for the Student Teaching Stipend for High-Needs Fields is available online. Eligible students who will be student teaching during the 2013-2014 academic year may now apply for this stipend.

In addition, don't forget about the Minority Teacher Scholarship. A student may receive both stipends and the scholarship. 2013-2014 Minority Teacher Scholarship applications will be accepted by the Division of Student Financial Aid (SFA) thru Friday, October 4, 2013.

Please contact if you have any questions about the stipend programs.

Job Opportunities

  • Evans School Extended Learning Programs

    Evans School is looking for students to work in the after-school extended learning programs. The programs run Monday through Thursday from 2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. There are several opportunities to gain classroom experience working with students of diverse backgrounds in a fun and educational setting.

    Previous classes include cooking class, cheerleading, arts and crafts, Lego education, Lego robotics, and sports of all sorts. Anyone with 60 college credit hours can be a lead teacher. Anyone who is a high school graduate can be an assistant. Lead teachers have a pay rate of $14.00/hour. Teacher assistants have a pay rate of $10.00/hour.

    The program runs from September 23 to December 12, and from January 21 to May 15. To apply for a position, contact Kelsey Baize or Andrew Huff at (812) 435-8330, or by email at or

  • St. John the Baptist School After-School Day Care

    St. John the Baptist School in Newburgh is seeking an assistant for their After-School Day Care program. Job responsibilities include a desire to work with children, supervision of students in grades kindergarten through 8, active participation in activities and playing games with children. Applicants must be available from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday during the school year except for scheduled school days off and school closings due to inclement weather in Warrick County. This position pays $8.00/hour for 20 hours per week. Interested applicants may send a letter of interest describing qualifications or a formal resume` to Jennifer Beckwith at

  • Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation After-School Day Dare

    The Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation is looking for After-School Daycare leaders. The programs run from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, but most sites are flexible with class schedules if needed). The hourly pay is minimum wage. Multiple schools are still short-staffed including Hebron, which is just down Lincoln Avenue. Apply through the EVSC website.

    Feel free to contact Linda Spalding, Hebron Daycare Supervisor, for more information at 812-474-6914 or UE Alum Caitlyn Prosser, (who worked with the Daycare her freshmen & sophomore year, and teaches at Hebron now) at 217-369-2151.

Need Extra Cash? Be a Tutor!!

Requests are coming in for tutors in the Evansville community. All School of Education students are eligible to be tutors, with a base pay of $20.00 per hour. If you are interested in being considered for tutoring or childcare positions, complete the following form and send it and a copy of your 2013 Barada background check summary to Jeannette Oakley, Director of Education Services, at jo29, or drop them by the Tapley Center, GH 243. When tutor requests come in, Jeannette will contact appropriate School of Education students/tutors, and pass along pertinent contact information. The tutor will then contact the parent and set up times and meeting locations. The Tapley Center may be used for tutoring sessions (until 8:00 p.m. M-Th), or other common meeting areas on campus may be used (Ridgway University Center, Bower-Suhrheinrich Library, etc.). The most common requests are for middle school or high school science or math, but other requests are frequent. Feel free to contact Jeannette with any questions regarding the tutoring/childcare program.

Tutoring and/or Childcare

If you are interested in tutoring and/or childcare for the fall, 2013 semester, please complete this form and return it to Jeannette Oakley, GH 243, or attach to an email and send to jo29. Include a copy of your Barada background check summary, which is also required in the tutoring program.

  • Name:
  • Phone number & email address:
  • Major:
  • Minor:
  • Subjects comfortable tutoring:
  • Grade levels comfortable tutoring:
  • Experience tutoring?
  • Are you interested in childcare?
  • Do you have access to a car?

The average rate of pay for tutoring is $20.00 per hour; however, what you are paid is ultimately between you and the parent. If you have not had a background check done for the 2013-2014 school year, please contact me about completing that requirement.

Let me know if you have any questions. Thank you.

Jeannette Oakley
Director, Education Services and Tapley Center

Volunteer Opportunity


Interested in helping out in the community? Need some volunteer hours? Angel Mounds is currently recruiting volunteers for a variety of fall happenings at the site for September 27 through 29, 2013.

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All NewsBlast items should be submitted to Jeannette Oakley, Director of Education Services and Tapley Education Resource and Multimedia Center, by the 15th day of each month for inclusion in that month's issue. Items may be submitted by hard copy to GH 243 or Jeannette's mailbox in the School of Education (GH 304), or by email to jo29. Items should include:

  • Special events in classes
  • Individual achievements by faculty or students
  • Guest speakers of interest
  • ISEA or KKI events and workshops
  • Free tutoring needs

Photos are always welcome!

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