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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

Designed as a college completion and success strategy, the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program will engage 70 students in part-time AmeriCorps service during the 2015-2016 school year.

PHENND Fellows

PHENND Fellows pairs college graduates with local nonprofits. The program trains and retains the next generation of Philadelphia nonprofit leaders

Community Partnerships VISTA Project

Providing AmeriCorps VISTA members to public schools in Philadelphia to coordinate community partnerships.

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December 11, 2017 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Optics and Photonics Education Outreach Grants

As part of its education outreach mission, SPIE provides support for optics and photonics related education outreach activities. The award process is competitive; applications are judged on their...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Site Director, Year Up

Title: Site Director (Wilmington, DE) Office: PTC – Wilmington Location: Wilmington, DE Career Stage: Director FLSA Status: Exempt Job Type: Regular Full-Time Overview The Site Director...


NCAN’s Benchmarking Project: What We’ve Learned

Thursday, January 25 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern NCAN’s Benchmarking Project just concluded data collection for its fifth round. Across the first four years of the project, NCAN, working with...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers: Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference 2018

Submit your proposal by February 15, 2018! The seventh annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference will be held Wednesday, May 23 – Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Bryn Mawr College, just...

New Resources

Analysis and Summary of Proposed Higher Education Act

House HEA Proposal Contains Some Innovative, Some Concerning Ideas By Carrie Warick, Director of Policy and Advocacy, National College Access Network The National College Access Network is encouraged...

Other Local Events and Workshops

A People’s Jam on Justice: Education on the Run!

Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EST) Summit Church 6757 Greene Street Philadelphia, PA 19119 Just Act’s A...

Partnerships Classifieds

Reading Volunteer opportunity with KIPP

KIPP is a network of high performing public charter schools in Philadelphia and a long-time Wells Fargo partner. They are looking to recruit volunteers on December 15th to read to children in the...