The week of

November 10, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Children’s Book Week Celebration


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The Rutgers University Center for Children and Childhood Studies and Barnes and Nobles in Moorestown, NJ will partner for Children’s Book Week Celebration during the week of November 13 –...

National History Day Teacher Workshop


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National History Day in Philadelphia Teacher Workshop Tips on Mentoring Students for National History Day Rick Erickson, a retired classroom teacher and local education professor, will share his...

Women’s Way Book Discussion: The Glass Castle


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Please join the Young Women?s Initiative of WOMENS WAY for a book discussion. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls When Tuesday, December 5, 2006 6:00 ? 7:30 Where Bont? 1315 Walnut Street Enjoy a...

Workshop: Inspiring Reluctant Fundraisers


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Workshop: “Inspiring Reluctant Fundraisers” Tuesday, December 5 9:30 to 12:30 Location: JEVS, 1845 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA $79...

Parents R Equal Partners Workshop


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PARENTS ?R? EQUAL PARTNERS What: Information on standing up for your child and yourself!!! When: Wednesday, November 15, 2006 Time: 6PM-8PM Location: School District of Philadelphia ? 440 N. Broad...

Wellness and Academic Success: From Policy to Action


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If you are involved in school wellness policies, please consider attending the Wellness and Academic Success: From Policy to Action conference (April 30th and May 1st) sponsored by the PA Department...

New Resources

New Blog: Service Learning and School Design


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New blog dedicated to Service Learning and School Design! Go to: Talk back! Be part of the interactive, global exchange of Project Based ideas for real students doing real projects in and out of...

Community-Based Participatory Research Partnerships: A Skill-Building Curriculum


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Developing and Sustaining Community-Based Participatory Research Partnerships: A Skill-Building Curriculum, is now available online at As interest in community-based participatory research (CBPR)...

Engineers Without Borders – Mid-Atlantic chapter myspace page


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We have created a profile on MySpace for the EWB-MAP Chapter. Topics for discussion will be posted over the next few days. It’ll take that long to get folks into it anyway. Students should be...

Effective Practices for Service and Volunteerism


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[posted from National Service Learning listserv] The Resource Center’s Effective Practices Collection OUR NEWEST EFFECTIVE PRACTICES Implementing service-learning through learning circles...

New Brochure: Leadership for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health] Leadership for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Brochure Available To help promote the growth of scholarship of teaching and learning...

New Book: Service Learning in Grades K-8


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New Library Item Featured on the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse Website Service Learning in Grades K-8: Experiential Learning That Builds Character and...

New Report: Harassment of Gay Students Still Commonplace


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] HARASSMENT OF GAY STUDENTS IN SCHOOL STILL TOO COMMONPLACE The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, or GLSEN, announced findings from the 2005...

New Book: School Commercialism


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] SCHOOL COMMERCIALISM: FROM DEMOCRATIC IDEAL TO MARKET COMMODITY In a new book on school commercialism, Alex Molnar examines how various commercial...

New Report: Improving Low-Performing High Schools


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] IMPROVING LOW-PERFORMING HIGH SCHOOLS Recent research on three high school reform models from MDRC offers hope that programs can improve...

Partnerships Classifieds

Call for Mentors, the Peace Project


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CALL FOR MENTORS Cultivate the next generation of leaders Share your experience, skills, and support Commit yourself to reforming urban education The PEACE Project is an innovative and experimental...

Call for Interns, Friere Charter School


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Call for Interns Gain Experience and Support our Experimental High School Program The PEACE Project, at Freire Charter School, is an innovative educational program that offers new answers to the...

Volunteers Needed, Weatherization Project


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This email is to inform you of an upcoming volunteer opportunity at the Friends Neighborhood Guild THIS Saturday, November 18th from 9:30am until 2pm. We?ll start off with a one-hour training on how...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Conference on Contracts and Grants for Social Services


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2006 National Conference on Contracts and Grants for Social Services One of the most important challenges facing social services agencies and service providers today is the need to implement...

Call for Undergraduate Papers: Midwest Political Science Association


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Midwest Political Science Association 65th Annual National Political Science Conference, April 12 – 15, 2007, Chicago Chairs and Discussants Still Needed! Remind your best Undergraduate...

Call for Proposals: Using Engagement to Address Critical Issues


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Washington Campus Compact and the Western Region Campus Compact Consortium are pleased to announce the dates, location, theme, and call for proposals for the Tenth Annual Continuums of Service...

Third National Farm To Cafeteria And Food Policy Conference


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SAVE THE DATE The Third National Farm To Cafeteria And Food Policy Conference From Cafeterias to Capitol Hill: Growing Healthy Kids, Farms and Communities March 16-19, 2007 Radisson Plaza Lord...

Callings: Fostering Vocation Through Community-based Learning


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Web-based Conversation and Academic Conference Callings: Fostering Vocation Through Community-based Learning A national conference sponsored by the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education at Santa Clara...

Grant Opportunities

PennSERVE AmeriCorps*State grants available


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GRANT Opportunity- PennSERVE AmeriCorps*State RFA Available ! Dear Community Service Colleague: Please allow me to alert you to a national service grant opportunity, and encourage you to consider it...

Gerber Foundation


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The Gerber Foundation is accepting applications for its Nutrition Grants program. The purpose of this program is to improve nutrition in young children. Funded programs will support a specific...

Abelard Foundation-East


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Abelard Foundation-East (a Common Counsel Foundation member) is a family foundation committed to funding economic, environmental and social justice initiatives. The Foundation gives priority to...

National Science Foundation STEM Projects at HBCUs


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The National Science Foundation announces funds to enhance the quality of undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and research at Historically Black Colleges...

HHS Grants for HIV prevention


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The Department of Health and Human Services announces funds to develop theoretically grounded approaches to prevention of HIV infection and transmission in young people based upon a broad definition...

Community Education Specialist, Young Men’s Tobacco Education/Cessation


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[emailed 11/08/06] COMMUNITY EDUCATION SPECIALIST DREXEL UNIVERSITY YOUNG MEN?S TOBACCO EDUCATION/CESSATION Drexel University is seeking a qualified candidate who will be responsible for the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Outreach Program Coordinator, CADCOM


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[emailed 11/09/06] Outreach Program Coordinator CADCOM is currently seeking one person full-time or two people part-time totalling 40 hours per week. The position is temporary until March 31, 2007...

Grant Writer Needed, JAE Enterprises


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[emailed 11/09/06] Grant Writer Needed JAE Enterprises, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time grant writer. Required: . Minimum two years experience in the nonprofit sector, including significant...

Miscellaneous

Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute


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The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is offering four scholarships for the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute’s certificate program, available to non-profit leaders in...


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