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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 1, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

History of Mathematics Grant

NCTM Accepting Applications for History of Mathematics Grant The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications from individual math teachers for its Professional Development...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Data Analyst, Student Placement, School District of Philadelphia

Data Analyst, Student Placement at the School District of Philadelphia Seeking a mature professional with experience in managing data, record keeping, budgets, various spreadsheets, and customer...


Conference Calls on College Signing Days

Think Big, Plan Now: College Signing Days May 1 will be here before you know it, despite winter blizzards and FAFSA completion events that make it feel otherwise. Now is the time to start planning...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

The Future of African American Education

A Dream Deferred Conference The Future of African American Education March 7-8, 2016 Charlotte, NC The 12th annual A Dream Deferred conference will be held in Charlotte, , March 7–8, 2016....

New Resources

Local Economic Impact of the First Five Years of Green City, Clean Waters

The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN) releases report assessing the Local Economic Impact of the First Five Years of Green City, Clean Waters. This highly anticipated report,...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Montgomery County ManuFest: Youth Manufacturing Expo

Why ManuFest? Because the cool career possibilities in America’s new manufacturing boom shouldn’t be a secret anymore! Think great salaries, a killer job market, and career paths that...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Environmental and Sustainability Partnerships

K-16 University Partners Meeting: Environmental and Sustainability Partnerships The next K-16 University Partners Meeting will be Thursday, February 25, 2016, 1:00 – 2:30 PM at the School District...