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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.


2015-2021 GEAR UP College Readiness and Collaborative Communities (CRCC) Grant

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

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October 24, 2016 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Soccer for Success Initiative

Soccer Foundation Seeks Community Partners for Soccer for Success Initiative The Soccer Foundation, in partnership with Trinity Health, is seeking partners to implement its Soccer for Success...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Temple Teacher Residency accepting applications

Temple Teacher Residency (TTR) is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year. TTR is an accelerated, one-year masters degree () & initial teacher certification program...


Supporting Successful Transitions from Middle School to High School

Supporting Successful Transitions from Middle School to High School November 10 Webinar Learn what the research tells us about the critical transition points for students during the K-12 experience...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

AVID National Conference

Conference: The 2016 the AVID National Conference in Dallas, TX, is a forum to share best practices on how educators can open access to rigorous curriculum for all students to ensure college and...

New Resources

A Practical Guide to Building Effective School-Based Partnerships

Partnering for Student Success: A Practical Guide to Building Effective School-Based Partnerships Schools and districts have long partnered with external organizations to deliver programming to...

Other Local Events and Workshops

7th Annual Life With Books Fundraiser

Celebrate a Life with Books! Please join us for the Tree House Books: 7th Annual Life With Books Fundraiser on Wednesday, November, 9th, 2016. On this special evening, community leaders and active...

Partnerships Classifieds

Moderators Needed, Deliberative Democracy Session

The Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society is conducting two deliberative democracy sessions on the issue of public funding of education behind bars on Tuesday, November 15 and is looking for...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Newsletter: STEM

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships July/August Newsletter featuring articles on STEM. If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form:...