Black Male Teachers:
Do you know any Black males who are seniors in high school who want to go to college out of state for "FREE”?
Several Black Colleges are looking for future black male teachers and will send them to universities/ colleges for 4 years FREE.
The 'Call Me MISTER' program is an effort to address the critical shortage of African American male teachers particularly among South Carolina’s lowest performing public schools.
Program participants are selected from among underserved, socio-economically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities.
The program is a collaboration between Clemson University and four historically Black colleges in South Carolina: Benedict College, Claflin University, Morris College and South Carolina State University.
The project provides: Tuition for admitted students pursuing approved programs of study at participating colleges.
An academic support system to help assure their success.
A cohort system for social and cultural support.
Visit www.callmemi for more details and the online application or call (800) 640- 2657.
Stimulus Money Available For Employers
Hiring, Training Federal stimulus funds are available now through the East Valley Special Education Local Plan Area for employers in Bloomington, Colton, Fontana, Lake Arrowhead, Redlands, Rialto and Yucaipa, for those who are hiring and training new employees.
The funds are available to firms who hire recent graduates from local high schools.
Contact Guy Williams, business linkage technician for the East Valley SELPA, for more information at (909) 252-4518.
County History Day Competition Set For March 20
About 150 students representing 18 schools in San Bernardino County will participate in the History Day competition at Summit High School on March 20.
The event, which will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m., has three divisions:
Elementary (Grades 4-5), Junior (Grades 6-8) and Senior (Grades 9-12). There are 91 entries in all the divisions, representing six county school districts and one private school.
The event is sponsored by the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools.
Summit High School is located at 15551 Summit Ave. in Fontana
Senator McLeod Recognizes Census Partners
On Saturday, March 20, from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon, Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod will be recognizing 2010 Census Partners that have committed to support the Census Be Counted/Questionnaire Assistance Centers and Testing/Training sites at the Ontario Open Air Market, 7407 East Riverside Dr., Ontario.
RSVP with Rosendo Torres at (909) 771- 5817 or Victor Yu at (818) 268-0878. For more information, contact (909) 984- 5131.