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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.


Community Partnerships VISTA Project

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


2015-2021 GEAR UP College Readiness and Collaborative Communities (CRCC) Grant

Helping low-income students enter higher education through intensive college awareness programming.

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July 18, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program

PeopleForBikes Invites LOIs for Community Grant Program PeopleForBikes is a national movement focused on making riding better for everyone. By collaborating with millions of individual riders,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Project Director, A. J. Drexel Autism Institute

Project Director Job description Exciting opportunity to create and lead innovative programs that help teens and young adults on the spectrum. Transition Pathways is an “innovation incubator”...


Creating and Sustaining Professional Learning Communities

August 25 Webinar Creating and Sustaining Professional Learning Communities Learn what the research tells us about effective PLCs Find out how teachers and staff can build and sustain effective PLCs...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Cross-Sector Leadership Boot Camp

Flex your social impact muscle at Cross-Sector Leadership Boot Camp Submit your application by Monday, July 25 to save 20% on tuition fees Apply Today! September 6 – 8, 2016 10:00 am –...

New Resources

2016-2017 Education Policy Fellowship Program

Apply Now for EPLC’s 2016-2017 PA Education Policy Fellowship Program! Applications are available now for the 2016-2017 Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP). The Education Policy...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Building a Quality Mentoring Program

Join us for Building a Quality Mentoring Program with the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring! Align your mentoring program with the Elements of Effective Practice and enhance the likelihood...