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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

2016 Research Grant on School Nursing

National Association of School Nurses Invites Applications for 2016 Research Grant The National Association of School Nurses, in partnership with the American Nurses Foundation, is accepting...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

12+ seeks 2016-2017 Fellows

12+ Fellow, 2016-2017 12 PLUS (12+) is seeking candidates for the 2016-2017 Fellows Class. 12+ is an education nonprofit that aims to create college-going cultures in partner high schools throughout...


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

Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research

The editorial team is pleased to announce that Volume 4 of Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research has been published online. Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning...

Other Local Events and Workshops

How Music Matters-Perspectives from Educators & Arts Advocates

How Music Matters-Perspectives from Educators & Arts Advocates with Victoria Harrison, John Orr, Emily Sung Featuring a screening of Seymour: An Introduction, an award-winning documentary by...

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...