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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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April 25, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

2016 Creative Leadership Grants

Crayola Invites Proposals from Elementary Schools for 2016 Creative Leadership Grants Crayola, in collaboration with the National Association of Elementary School Principals, is accepting...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Development Assistant VISTA, DREAM Program

Development Assistant VISTA – Philadelphia Office The DREAM Program, Inc. () • Location: Philadelphia, PA • Hours: 40+ hours, occasional evenings and weekends • Start Date: July 17th, 2016...


Citizenship classes for green card holders

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians is offering free or reduced cost classes to help current Green Card holders prepare for Citizenship. Please pass this information on to your participants...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Education Data Summit

Join REL Mid-Atlantic and the Maryland State Department of Education for the 2016 MSDE Data Summit in Ellicott City, MD, from June 16-17, 2016. This two-day event connects educators from across the...

New Resources

Associate Degree Graduates Report

As college costs have climbed in the last decade, associate degrees have become increasingly popular for many students because they can complete these degrees in less time and at a lower cost....

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fundraising and Finances for out of school programs

Next OSTRC Peer Networking Meeting: Register today! Fundraising and Finances Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 9:30 – 11:30 AM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street, Room 1075;...

Partnerships Classifieds

Tablers needed for Special Needs Expo

1st Annual Special Needs Expo Presented By Philadelphia Home and School Council Saturday, May 7th, 2016 10 am – 12:00 pm Set up time is 9am-10am Breakdown time is 12pm-1pm Girard College Founders...

PHENND Events/Activities

Presentations from 2016 PHENND Conference

A limited number of presentations from the 2016 PHENND Conference “Green Schools, Green Communities, Greens Campuses” are now available on the PHENND website. Go to the Conferences &...