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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

Designed as a college completion and success strategy, the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program will engage 100 students in part-time AmeriCorps service during the 2014-2015 school year.

Community Partnerships VISTA Project

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

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GEAR UP

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

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June 29, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Emerging Teacher-Leaders Grants

NCTM Accepting Applications for Emerging Teacher-Leaders Grants The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics supports the development of teachers to ensure equitable mathematics learning of the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

General Manager, Weaver’s Way Coop

Weavers Way Seeks General Manager for a growing four-storefront Food Cooperative in Philadelphia with $20 million in annual sales, 170 staff, and over 5,000 household members. Experience in food...

Miscellaneous

various Awards of Excellence, National College Access Network

The National College Access Network is pleased to announce a call for nominations for its annual Awards of Excellence. The awards were developed to recognize excellence in college access/success...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

PA Elementary and Secondary Schools Principals’ Conference

Register Now – PAESSP State Conference – October 18-20 – State College, PA Registration is now open for PAESSP’s State Conference to be held October 18-20 at The Penn Stater Conference...

New Resources

Summer Reading Challenge

Free Summer Reading Challenge for high school students. Here’s how it works: By reading one article daily from July 1st to August 31st, students can practice their reading comprehension...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Food workshops for kids

Food Nerd is very excited to be a part of The Culinary Literacy Center’s programming for Summer 2015 at the Free Library of Philadelphia. In the coming months, we will be offering extended versions...

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Summer of Service, Department of Veterans Affairs

Join the VA in Serving Veterans This Summer The Department of Veterans Affairs is asking citizens across the country to join in serving our nation’s Veterans. As part of VA’s Summer of...