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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.



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

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October 5, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Teacher Action Research Grant

NCTM Invites Proposals for PreK-8 Pre-service Teacher Action Research Grant The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is inviting proposals from pre-K teachers to support a collaborative action...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Education Program Capacity Building Independent Contractor

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley Opportunity Posting September 30, 2015 Opportunity: Education Program Capacity Building Independent Contractor Department: Community Impact OPPORTUNITY...


Play Space Design Competition

Registration opens TODAY for the Play Space Design Competition! The Community Design Collaborative and DVAEYC have chosen three real-life public sites in Philadelphia—a library, recreation center,...

New Resources

Pell Partnership: Ensuring a Shared Responsibility for Low-Income Student Success

The Pell Partnership: Ensuring a Shared Responsibility for Low-Income Student Success Several organizations reporting on higher education issues have estimated a significant gap in the college...

Other Local Events and Workshops

The Business of the Future

Workshop with Carol Sanford-The Business of the Future Carol Sanford has worked with Int’l Fortune 500 and Growth Stage Entrepreneurs to lead revolutions in their companies and change the course of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Debate Judges needed

Do you have good judgement?  Are you looking for a way to support education in Philadelphia?  Volunteer with ASAP as a Debate Judge!  We’re always looking for volunteer judges so that more...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speaker: Collective Impact in Education

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speaker: Collective Impact in Education Tuesday, October 27, 9:30-11:30 AM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street PHENND K-16 Partnerships...