The week of

October 13, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Community Impact Training Institute Workshops


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United Way’s Upcoming Community Impact Training Institute Workshops * Excel One: Controlling and Formatting the Worksheet ? October 17 * ABCs and 123s: Peer Mentor Training ? October 17 * The...

AmeriCorps Grant Training and Technical Assistance Workshops


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PennSERVE is pleased to announce the following training and technical assistance workshop opportunities being offered for those interested in the 2007-2008 Request for Applications for AmeriCorps...

Sex, Race & Class: International Movements Past & Present


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Monday, October 30 4:30 Selma James lectures on “Sex, Race & Class: International Movements Past & Present” Haverford College, Chase Hall, 104 Auditorium, Haverford, PA...

Stroke, Hypertension and Prostate Education Program


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Shape It, a Stroke, Hypertension and Prostate Education Program for African American Men will do blood pressure screenings, provde informational workshop and refreshments at Peoples Community Center,...

New Resources

New Report: National Service Response to Hurricaine Katrina


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NEW REPORT RELEASED ON NATIONAL SERVICE RESPONSE TO HURRICANE KATRINA More than 35,000 national service participants contributed more than million hours during the first year of hurricane relief and...

New Demography of American Schools


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THE NEW DEMOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN SCHOOLS Adapted from a workshop at the Migration Policy Institute, this presentation presents charts and data on school-age immigrant children. Brief commentary on each...

20th Anniversary Edition of Rethinking Schools


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The new issue of Rethinking Schools celebrates 20 years of teaching for justice and equality. With excerpts from articles from the past 20 years and new reflections from editors and supporters, this...

Public schools give credits for protesting


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] IMMIGRATION 101: PUBLIC SCHOOLS GIVE CREDITS TO STUDENTS WHO PROTEST Tens of thousands of people waved American and Mexican flags in dozens of cities...

Teacher Professional Development and Improved Student Achievement


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] LINK BETWEEN HIGH-QUALITY TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & IMPROVED STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AFFIRMED A new study from Mid-continent Research for...

Making NCLB Work for English-Language Learners


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] MAKING NCLB WORK FOR ENGLISH-LANGUAGE LEARNERS A new report by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest national Hispanic civil rights and...

One Pager on School Funding and Taxation


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] EDUCATION SPENDING & CHANGING REVENUE SOURCES Although school districts are the primary supplier of education services, they do not always have...

Understanding the High School Dropout Problem


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] INCREASE SCHOOL HOLDING POWER: INFORM, CONNECT & ACT National media — from the Oprah Winfrey Show to Time magazine – are spotlighting...

National Service Effective Practices


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THE RESOURCE CENTER’S EFFECTIVE PRACTICES COLLECTION OUR NEWEST EFFECTIVE PRACTICES Supporting female victims of crime and their families (Brothers Against Domestic Violence : Milwaukee, Wis.)...

Partnerships Classifieds

West Philly High School Seeks Volunteer Support


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West Philly High School Seeks Volunteer Support Are you looking for a great tutoring experience? Do you want to help young Philadelphians reach their post secondary goals (and beyond)? West...

Fall Clean-up, New Kensington CDC


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New Kensington CDC will have the annual fall clean-up along Frankford Avenue on October 21st from 9:00 to noon. Meet at the NKCDC Garden Center (Frankford Avenue and Berks) in the morning and bring...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Campus-Community Partnerships for Sustainability Conference


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Save the Date! Campus-Community Partnerships for Sustainability Second Annual Conference April 20-22, 2007 Eastern Kentucky University ? Perkins Conference Center ? Richmond, KY The conference was...

Future of Farming Conference


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Save the Date! November 10-12, 2006 The Future of Farming: Tilth Producers of Washington Annual Conference Vancouver, Washington Red Lion at the Quay Keynote Address: Bringing the Farm Economy Home...

Technology in the Arts Conference


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Welcome to the official site of the Technology in the Arts Conference presented by the Center for Arts Management and Technology! We hope to see you in Pittsburgh October 20th and 21st, 2006 for the...

International Perspectives on Urban Renewal through the Arts


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Conference Date November 2 – 4, 2006 Welcome to Drawing the Lines: International Perspectives on Urban Renewal through the Arts. This conference promotes conversation about art and urban...

Summit Conference on Arts and Aging: Creativity Matters


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Summit Conference on Arts and Aging: Creativity Matters November 3-4, 2006 by National Center for Creative Aging Newark, Research confirms a direct correlation between creative expression and...

Using the Arts to Energize Core Curriculum


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Using the Arts to Energize Core Curriculum professional-development event by State Alliance for Arts Education November 29, 2006 Oneonta, NY New Visions in Central New York – Save the Date! On...

Grant Opportunities

ING Unsung Heroes Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] ING Unsung Heroes Program Seeks to Reward Excellence in America’s Schools Deadline: April 30, 2007 Financial services company ING (<a...

Funding for K-12 Science Teachers


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Toyota Tapestry Grants Program Offers Funding for K-12 Science Teachers Deadline: January 18, 2007 A partnership between Toyota Motor Sales, , Inc. and the National Science...

Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future Deadline: November 9, 2006 Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future, a collaborative initiative of...

Coexistence International Networking Initiative


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Proposals Invited for Coexistence International Networking Initiative Deadline: October 31, 2006 Coexistence International at Brandeis University (<a...

Programs for Poor and Homeless Women


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] J. Jill Compassion Fund to Support Programs for Poor and Homeless Women Deadline: December 1, 2006 The J. Jill Compassion Fund, a donor-advised fund at the Boston...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director, PA Abolitionists United Against the Death Penalty


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Full-time Position Available: Director for Pennsylvania Abolitionists United Against the Death Penalty Pennsylvania Abolitionists United Against the Death Penalty (PAUADP) is seeking an energetic,...


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