The week of

October 13, 2014

PHENND Events/Activities

Call for Workshops: PHENND Conference: Justice for All

PHENND

We are looking for individuals who plan on attending the PHENND CONFERENCE: “Justice for All,” to be held Friday, February 27, 2015 to design and lead paper presentations and workshops. This...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Early Intervention “Transition” Fair and Fall Festival

Philadelphia Interagency Coordinating Council

EARLY INTERVENTION “TRANSITION” FAIR AND FALL FESTIVAL Saturday, November 1, 2014 Elwyn SEEDS 4025 Chestnut Street 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Transition Planning for Kindergarten 2015 starts NOW!...

Mock College Admissions Event

Steppingstone Scholars

You’re invited to Steppingstone Scholars’ Mock College Admissions Event on October 15 in partnership between Steppingstone Scholars, PhillyGoes2College, Penn Summer Mentorship Program,...

College Prep Round Table Meeting

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

What: PCPR Network Meeting When: October 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Where: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street, Room 1075 Registration: Our next Network Meeting will be...

Free PD for Biology and Life Science Teachers

University of Pennsylvania

Free PD for Biology and Life Science Teachers This free PD on photosynthesis and energy use will be held on Saturday, October 25, 9-12 am in the Biology Department at the University of Pennsylvania....

Uniting to Fight Poverty Summit

Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

Please join Mayor Michael Nutter, Councilman Curtis Jones and The Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity for Shared Prosperity Philadelphia’s Uniting to Fight Poverty...

College, Vocational & Labor Fair

State Representative Cherelle L. Parker

Annual College, Vocational & Labor Fair Saturday, October 25, 2014 10 until 1 Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church – Family Life Center 2800 W. Cheltenham Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19150 Attendees...

PA Education for All Inclusion Conference

Pennsylvania Education for All Coalition

COME ONE, COME ALL! PEAC is pleased to announce that registration for the 3rd inclusion conference is now open! “We’re All Better Together” will take place on November 7th and 8th...

Less Busy More Engaged

Pedalogical

Less Busy More Engaged October 15th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm 1315 Walnut Street Suite 320 If you’re terribly busy, but feel more like you’re running in place than moving forward, come take...

EduCon 2.7


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EduCon January 23rd–25th, 2015 at The Science Leadership Academy, Philadelphia EduCon is both a conversation and a conference. It is an innovation conference where we can come together, both in...

Health Issues in Schools: “Mom I can’t find the Nurse”

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

Health Issues in Schools: “Mom I can’t find the Nurse” October 21, 2014 1:00 — 4:00 United Way Building 1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, 19103 Sponsored by:...

Basic Education Funding Commission

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

This week, the Basic Education Funding Commission will hold their ONLY suburban meeting in Southeastern Pennsylvania, and they need to know that YOU are committed to ensuring that schools statewide...

Making Philadelphia Family Friendly

Next City

City Sessions 1: Making Philadelphia Family Friendly WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM You’re invited to join us for a series of discussions about the ideas, issues and...

Philadelphia Water Department Rain Check program

Philadelphia Water Department

Philadelphia Water Department and PHS | Rain Check October 16, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, PHS, 100 North 20th Street Rain Check is a Philadelphia Water Department program that helps residents manage...

Phila Land Bank Strategic Plan and Public Hearing

City of Philadelphia

After years of advocacy by organizations and individuals frustrated with Philadelphia’s broken vacant property systems, the Philadelphia Land Bank is one step closer to operating with today’s...

Effective Giving to Improve the Health and Welfare of the Global Poor

University of Pennsylvania

The Life You Can Save Effective Giving to Improve the Health and Welfare of the Global Poor Peter Singer Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University...

New Resources

World Food Day


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BECAUSE ONE DAY FOCUSED ON FOOD ISN’T ENOUGH… During the month of October, there are not one, but two days focused on taking action to solve food and hunger issues: World Food Day on...

Inequality and Consumption

Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley: Inequality Is Hurting the Economy Wall Street giant Morgan Stanley joined the ranks of Standard & Poor’s, the International Monetary Fund, and many others with the release...

US Dept of Ed Letter on Resource Equity

U.S. Department of Education

Obama administration urges equity A new 37-page document by the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education urges state officials, superintendents, and principals to monitor policies and...

Evidence of Deeper Learning Outcomes

American Institutes of Research

The many benefits of deeper learning The American Institutes of Research (AIR) has published the third of three reports from its study of Deeper Learning, which employs strategies and resources that...

Report: SNAP Healthy Incentives Pilot Project

U.S. Department of Agriculture

A pilot study allowed Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients to receive more money when they bought better-for-you foods. There was a 26% increase in healthy purchases because of...

Video: The War on Poverty at 50: Its History and Legacy

University of Pennsylvania

This is to let you know that video of the full conference, “The War on Poverty at 50: Its History and Legacy,” is now available on our Poverty and Opportunity theme page, along with a...

Rethinking Schools: Teaching in Black and White

Rethinking Schools

Rethinking Schools: Teaching in Black and White Volume 29, Issue 1 Fall 2014 With the events in Ferguson as only the most recent example, it’s clear that dealing with racism is a critical piece...

Partnerships Classifieds

Tassel Team Volunteers needed, Graduation Coach Campaign

Mayor’s Office of Education

Volunteers needed for “Tassel Team” Community Canvassing (Graduation Coach Campaign) The Graduation Coach Campaign is an initiative of the Mayor’s Office of Education. We provide information,...

Volunteer teachers and mentors, And Still I Rise

And Still I Rise

Help Us Make a Difference in Strawberry Mansion!!! “AND STILL I RISE” YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM needs YOU! We are looking for volunteers, mentors and teachers for our ASIR Program. If you are...

Internship Hosts needed, IT Works

Tech Impact

We need 5 more internship opportunities in Philadelphia! Dear Friend, We have a critical need for 5 more internship sites in Philadelphia by November 17, 2014. Please let us know if you can help....

Volunteer Mentors needed, Olney Charter High School

ASPIRA

Olney Charter High school is looking for eligible encouraging individuals to become inspiring Mentors to our students. We are hosting a Mentor Mixer event on October 17th, at Reserve Wine Bar and...

Volunteer Teachers, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful’s Volunteer Teacher Initiative Keep Philadelphia Beautiful is launching an innovative program to bring their curriculum around litter abatement, conservation,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: National Association for Media Literacy Education

National Association for Media Literacy Education

From the National Association for Media Literacy Education: we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 NAMLE Conference, June 26-27 in Philadelphia. The proposal deadline is January 2, 2015. We are...

Wicked Problems In Science And Health: Teaching and Learning Opportunities

Great Lakes Center for Innovation of SENCER

Wicked Problems In Science And Health: Teaching and Learning Opportunities November 15, 2014 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio Many of the problems facing...

Grant Opportunities

School Library Grant Applications

Laura Bush Foundation

Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries Accepting School Library Grant Applications DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2014 The mission of the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries, a fund of...

WKCD Youth Research for Action Grants

What Kids Can Do

WKCD Youth Research for Action Grants Deadline: November 26 Youth Research for Action will award grants of up to $2,000 to youth-designed and -led action research projects across the The competition...

Making the Future of U.S. After School and Summer Programs

Youth Service America

Making the Future of After School and Summer Programs Deadline: November 15 Cognizant awards grants to child-serving non-profit organizations wishing to run after-school, in-school and summer Maker...

K-12 Teach the Planet Challenge

DonorsChoose.org

Seeks Submissions for K-12 Teach the Planet Challenge DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2014 , in partnership with the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, is accepting submissions from K-12 teachers across the...

Engaging Middle School Students in Learning Mathematics grants

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Applications for Grants to Engage Middle School Students in Mathematics DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 7, 2014 The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications for...

Artists Engaging in Social Change

Surdna Foundation

Surdna Foundation Accepting Proposals for Artist-Led Social Change Projects DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 12, 2014 The Surdna Foundation is accepting proposals through its Artists Engaging in Social Change...

Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive program

U.S. Department of Agriculture

The US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is offering multi-year grants to applicants with a community based strategy to empower Supplemental Nutrition...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Programs, Bread & Roses Community Fund

Bread & Roses Community Fund

Bread & Roses Community Fund Seeks Director of Programs Do you want to help grassroots community groups get the funding they need to create real change in the Philadelphia region? Can you explain...

Miscellaneous

Dropout Recovery Model for Youth: An Innovative Partnership Between a School District and City Government

National Dropout Prevention Center

Solutions to the Dropout Crisis Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:30 – 4:30 Eastern Time Dropout Recovery Model for Youth: An Innovative Partnership Between a School District and City Government...

Engaging Youth; Fighting Childhood Hunger – Grow & Recover

Sodexo Foundation

1 in 5 children in America face hunger, yet we waste 30%-40% of our food supply. Join a free webinar next Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30pm Eastern and learn how you can help grow and recover food to end...

Webinar: The Power of Civic Engagement and Economic Opportunity

Youth Service America

Webinar: The Power of Civic Engagement and Economic Opportunity Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EST. With the Citi Foundation and Measure of America, Opportunity Nation released...

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships

Sodexo Foundation

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships Deadline: December 5 #GET5GIVE5 and Impact Millions! Sodexo Foundation’s Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships reward students that are working to end...

free Online Makeover

Tactile Group

Win a free Online Makeover! Could your website use a refresh? Are you looking to incorporate more technology in your programming and staff trainings? Are you too busy or don’t know where to start?...


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