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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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February 8, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Lumina Foundation Showcase Prize

As one of the leading higher education foundations in the United States, Lumina Foundation has a long history of investing in and supporting not-for-profits to improve postsecondary completion rates....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Director of Student Engagement for Diversity and Social Justice, Phila U

DEPARTMENT: Office of Student Engagement QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with university staff, faculty, and students; Dependability,...


Examples of Excelencia: Latino Success in Higher Education

For over 10 years, Examples of Excelencia has been the only national effort to recognize programs with evidence-based practices that increase Latino student success in higher education. Programs are...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

High-Impact STEM Education Conference

High-Impact STEM Education Conference – June 9-10, 2016 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Denver, CO Registration Deadline May 25, 2016 SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements and...

New Resources

Read Across America Day

NEA’s Read Across America Day is March 2, 2016! The National Education Association is building a nation of readers through its signature program, NEA’s Read Across America. Now in its 19th...

Other Local Events and Workshops

PhilaSoup Winter Soup Fundraiser for teachers

PhilaSoup Winter Soup – February 21 Join education non-profit organization, PhilaSoup, on Sunday, Feb. 21 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 at the Slought gallery, located at 4017 Walnut Street, for a soup...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer speakers needed, Step Into College conference

In March, Steppingstone Scholars in collaboration with partner organizations in Philadelphia will host a 2 day college conference for high school students.  We are currently in search of presenters...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Winter newsletter

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships Winter Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships Network Sign...