The week of

February 16, 2009

PHENND Events/Activities

Course Development Minigrant Opportunity


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Course Development Minigrant Opportunity The School District of Philadelphia is ramping up the quality and academic rigor associated with the state-mandated “Senior Project.” PHENND has...

Other Local Events and Workshops

The Line In The Sand: Stories from the US/Mexico Border


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The Line In The Sand: Stories from the US/Mexico Border Chestnut Hill College Gruber Theater (ground level, Logue Library) Thursday, February 19th- 1:00pm and 8:00pm Free, and open to the public...

Assessment Institute


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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the Assessment Institute at Alvernia  University, March 27, 2009, 10:00 – 4:00 To register go to This PACC-sponsored practical, hands-on institute focuses on...

Speaker Series on Children’s Rights


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In recognition of the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Center for Children and...

The Changing Face of Hunger in Delaware County


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“The Changing Face of Hunger in Delaware County,” will focus on objectives that will recognize hunger needs and issues; identify advocacy strategies; create networks that will increase access to...

NPower PA’s March Training Calendar


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March Training Calendar Welcome to our new training calendar format. We hope it makes your registration process more straight forward.   If you have any questions or feedback just let me know by...

Education Roundtable Discussion


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Tue. February 17. Education Roundtable Discussion. 6-8 Smedley School of Allied Health, 1701 Upland St., Chester, Pa. Discussions designed to get input from parents, family members, community...

New Resources

New Book: Resolving Personal and Organizational Conflict


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Resolving Personal and Organizational Conflict: Stories of Transformation and Forgiveness By Kenneth Cloke, Joan Goldsmith Learn how personal and organizational conflicts can be resolved by listening...

Healthcare Access and Chronic Disease in Blacks and Hispanics


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Lack of Accessibility and Affordability are Linked to Under-Diagnosis of Chronic Disease in Blacks and Hispanics A new study links lack of accessibility, affordability, and continuity of medical care...

Immigrant-Made Media to Improve Immigrant Health


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New Routes Uses Immigrant-Made Media to Improve Immigrant Health – New Routes to Community Health is a new approach for improving the health of immigrants through immigrant-created media. Eight...

Tough Times Encourage Colleges to Collaborate


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Sharing Ideas: Tough Times Encourage Colleges to Collaborate By PAUL FAIN, GOLDIE BLUMENSTYK, and LIBBY SANDER Despite its veneer of cooperation, higher education is a competitive industry, where...

Teacher Professional Development in the U.S. and Abroad


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Professional development for teachers: how it stacks up internationally The National Staff Development Council has released a new study on professional development (PD) that compares teachers’...

Two New Strategy Guides on Afterschool Funding Strategies


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Two New Strategy Guides on Afterschool Funding Strategies and Partnerships with Statewide Afterschool Networks The Youth, Education, and Families Institute has published two new strategy guides to...

Partnerships Classifieds

Summer Internships, Planned Parenthood


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Planned Parenthood Association of Pennsylvania Grassroots Organizer Internship Opportunity Internship Date: Summer 2009 Think young people deserve accurate information about preventing unintended...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Research Conference on Service-Learning and Community Engagement


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Ninth International Research Conference on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Call for Proposals – Deadline: March 6, 2009 The 2009 conference will be held October 9th to 12th at the Westin...

International Partnership Institute


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International Partnership Institute May 18 & 19, 2009 Portland, OR Call for Proposals Deadline: March 9, 2009 CCPH is cosponsoring this institute and we encourage your participation!...

Association for Experiential Education Conference


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Association for Experiential Education Conference Join us for a fantastic weekend of learning at the 20th Annual Mid-Atlantic AEE Conference, March 20-22, 2009 at NorthBay in North East, Maryland. ...

Institute for Leadership in Sustainability


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NAIS Summer Institute for Leadership in Sustainability National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) will once again be offering its Institute for Leadership in Sustainability to be held at...

Grant Opportunities

Community Participation in Research


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Community Participation in Research (R01) – Deadline: June 5, 2009 This Funding Opportunity Announcement solicits grant applications that propose intervention research on health promotion, disease...

Culturally and linguistically specific services for victims of domestic violence


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Grant: Enhancing culturally and linguistically specific services for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. Funder: Office on Violence Against Women....

Public Health Conference Support Program


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Grant: Health conferences – For non-federal conferences in health promotion and disease prevention, educational programs and applied research. Funder: Centers for Disease Control and...

Healthy Eating Research


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Health Grant: Healthy eating research – For research on environmental and policy strategies that have the potential to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity,...

Safe Schools/Healthy Students


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Safe Schools/Healthy Students – For integrated, comprehensive community-wide plans that create safe and drug-free schools and promote healthy childhood development. Funder: Department of...

Service and Conservation Corps Program


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Service and Conservation Corps Program – For conservation activities for youth ages 15 to 25 that take place in a national park or culture resource setting. Funder: National Park Service....

M-A-C AIDS Fund


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M-A-C AIDS Fund Announces New HIV/AIDS Grantmaking Procedures Deadline: March 16, 2009 (Food and Nutrition Community Grants) Established in 1994 by M-A-C Cosmetics, the M-A-C AIDS Fund () supports...

Sprint Character Education Grant Program


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Public Schools and School Districts Invited to Apply for Sprint Character Education Grant Program Deadline: February 27, 2009 Sprint () and the Sprint Foundation are accepting applications for the...

Support for Hispanic/Immigrant Family Literacy Efforts


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National Center for Family Literacy Grant to Provide Support for Hispanic/Immigrant Family Literacy Efforts Deadline: February 20, 2009 (Capability Survey) The National Center for Family Literacy ()...

Grants for Classroom Excellence in STEM


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AIAA: Grants for Classroom Excellence in Math, Science, Technology and Engineering American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation Classroom Grants are awarded for excellence in...

Teaching American History Grants


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Dept. of Ed.: Teaching American History Grants The Teaching American History Grant Program supports projects that raise student achievement by improving teachers’ knowledge, understanding, and...

Miscellaneous

Imagine Math as a Vehicle for Community Partnerships


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Imagine Math as a Vehicle for Community Partnerships Live webinar on February 26, 2009, 1-2 pm (EST) Students present their exhibit of “an ideal community.” As after-school hours become...

Tapping Federal Funding in Tough Economic Times


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Feb. 19 Audioconference to Focus on “Tapping Federal Funding for Needy Families in Tough Economic Times” The Youth, Education, and Families Institute continues its popular...


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