The week of

January 19, 2015

PHENND Events/Activities

November/December K-16 Partnerships Newsletter

PHENND

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships November/December Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships...

Other Local Events and Workshops

National Partnerships for Educational Access Conference

National Partnerships for Educational Access

Join Us April 16-17, 2015! Featuring 40 workshops, three keynotes, two pre-conferences, site visits, welcome and networking receptions, and ample opportunity for connecting with colleagues from...

Closing the Hunger Gap: Cultivating Food Justice Conference

Oregon Food Bank

The Closing the Hunger Gap conference is now accepting workshop session proposals! Visit to learn more about the event and the request for proposals. For details, please download the Request for...

Film screening: Finding Fela

Nobody's Collective

The Nobody’s Collective is hosting a ONE NIGHT ONLY “Finding Fela” film screening in Philadelphia on January 29. This documentary is based on the life of an incredible musician, Fela Kuti,...

4th Annual Conversation Forum

Conversation Zone

4th Annual Conversation Forum Wednesday, January 28, 2015 6:30 pm Horsham Township Community Ctr. 1025 Horsham Road, Ambler, PA be a part of the CONVERSATION Our special guest will be Rick Shugart,...

Teacher Institute at Penn Museum

University of Pennsylvania

Calling all high school teachers! The Penn Museum will host a Teacher Institute in late February in collaboration with the Yale Peabody Museum. Sessions will highlight the Penn Museum’s incredible...

Personal Strategic Planning

Philadelphia Youth Network

February 24, 2015 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Register here In this two-hour workshop, we will explore what really matters to you, and how we can organize your life around these values. We will look at...

More than College Knowledge: Integrating Postsecondary Transitions Services into the Classroom

Philadelphia Youth Network

More than College Knowledge: Integrating Postsecondary Transitions Services into the Classroom February 6, 2015 9:00am to 4:00pm Register Here This workshop will explore the components of...

Call for Presenters: 2015 PA STEM Vision Conference

Achieving Student Success Through Excellence in Teaching

March 6. 2015 PA STEM Vision Conference: Innovative Ways to Educate. Focused on best practices for STEM education and college and career readiness. Location: Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA. Learn more...

Educating the Heart: Behavior and the Brain Conference

Montgomery Early Learning Centers

EDUCATING THE HEART: BEHAVIOR AND THE BRAIN CONFERENCE Join PD Dimensions on Saturday, January 31st for the “Educating the Heart: Behavior and the Brain” conference focused on social emotional...

Hot Topics for Out-of-School Time Directors and Administrators

University of Pennsylvania

January Peer Networking Meeting Wednesday, January 21, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Topic: Hot Topics for OST Directors and Administrators Register: NEW Location: Public Health Management Corporation...

New Resources

Stigma and Social Boundaries English Learner Classrooms

Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk

The stigma of sheltering A new study published in the Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk investigates how teachers interact with immigrant-origin youth in sheltered instruction, where...

Corporation for National and Community Service: Public Engagement and Outreach Plan

Corporation for National and Community Service

It is with great pleasure that I share with you the Corporation for National and Community Service’s 2015 Public Engagement and Outreach Plan. Whether you are an AmeriCorps, Senior Corps,...

Environmental Protection Agency

Learning by Doing: Students Take Greening to the Community. (2011). To ensure sustainability and environmental protection, authors of this EPA publication promote green-focused service learning...

Fostering Close and Effective Relationships in Youth Monitoring Programs

Research in Action

Fostering Close and Effective Relationships in Youth Monitoring Programs. (2007). This publication explores best practices in mentoring relationships. Research suggests that positive youth outcomes...

Ensuring Access to Mentoring Programs for LGBTQ Youth

The Williams Institute

Ensuring Access to Mentoring Programs for LGBTQ Youth. (January 2014). LGBTQ youth often face unique circumstances and may benefit from thoughtfully planned mentoring relationships. This manual...

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Assessing The Impact On Health And School Engagement

Health Affairs

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Assessing The Impact On Health And School Engagement And The Mitigating Role Of Resilience The ongoing longitudinal Adverse Childhood Experiences Study of adults...

National Service Knowledge Network

Corporation for National and Community Service

On January 2, the National Service Knowledge Network moved to a new location under our main website: When you visit the current Knowledge Network homepage or any other landing page, you’ll be...

Miscellaneous

Call for Submissions: Motivos Magazine

Motivos Magazine

We’re looking to promote youth voice, youth art, youth poetry! Please help us get the word out! Motivos magazine is accepting submissions for our Spring and Summer editions. Deadlines are...

Literacy volunteers eligible for Drexel online tuition discounts

Mayor's Commission on Literacy

The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy operates a number of volunteer programs that engage adults interested in serving as tutors, tech tutors, or mentors of adult learners. Volunteers trained by...

Call for Nominations: Exceptional University Community Engagement Programs

Talloires Network

The Talloires Network Announces Call for Nominations from Exceptional University Community Engagement Programs The Talloires Network has announced a call for nominations for the seventh annual...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Administrative Coordinator, Health Federation of Philadelphia

Health Federation of Philadelphia

The Administrative Coordinator acts as the first point of contact for clients and visitors, facilitates internal and external communications, and serves as the liaison with other offices,...

K-8 Program Facilitator, EducationWorks

EducationWorks

The Program Facilitator (Group Leader 3/Group Supervisor — GS) in most cases will have additional responsibilities facilitating project-based learning (PBL) with youth. SERVICE • Plan and...

Case Manager, Women’s Christian Alliance

Women's Christian Alliance

WCA are seeking a full-time Adoption Case Manager and a part-time Foster Care Case Manager. Case Managers will provide services primarily geared toward the social and structural support to strengthen...

Communications Director, City Year

City Year Greater Philadelphia

City Year Philadelphia is seeking an energetic, creative, collaborative, and results-oriented individual to serve as Communications Director, overseeing and implementing all communication and...

Assistant Director for Web Communications, Saint Joseph’s University

Saint Joseph's University

Reporting to the Director for Web Initiatives in the Office of Marketing and Communications, the Assistant Director for Web Communications serves as a writer/editor, project manager, production...

Pro Bono Case Manager, Philadelphia VIP

Philadelphia VIP

PhiladelphiaVIP, the hub of pro bono in Philadelphia, recruits, trains, and supports volunteer attorneys who provide free legal services to low-income clients. The ideal candidate is an energetic,...

Education Coordinator, Children’s Village

Children's Village

Children’s Village Child Care Center is looking for a qualified Education Coordinator. NAEYC accredited, we offer comprehensive services to a diverse population. Services include: – Head...

Chief Operating Officer, Philadelphia Works

Philadelphia Works

Philadelphia Works is seeking a Chief Operating Officer. Philadelphia Works helps employers find skilled workers and helps job seekers develop the skills needed to succeed in the workplace. The Chief...

Grant Opportunities

Performance Partnership Pilots (P3) program

U.S. Department of Education

Performance Partnership Pilot- Up to ten pilot sites will be able to test innovative, outcome-focused strategies to achieve significant improvements in educational, employment and other key outcomes...

American Psychological Foundation: 2015 Visionary Grants

American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Foundation is accepting applications for its 2015 Visionary Grant program. APF Visionary Grants are designed to fund research, education, and projects and programs that...

Chesapeake Bay Green Street-Green Jobs-Green Towns initiative

Chesapeake Bay Trust

Chesapeake Bay Trust Accepting Applications for Green Streets Initiative The Chesapeake Bay Trust is accepting applications for the Chesapeake Bay Green Street-Green Jobs-Green Towns initiative,...

New Jersey-Based Job Programs for People With Disabilities

Kessler Foundation

Kessler Foundation Seeks Applications for New Jersey-Based Job Programs for People With Disabilities The Kessler Foundation has announced a Request for Proposals focused on awarding projects,...

Open Society Foundations Fellowship

Open Society Foundations

Individuals Addressing Open Society Challenges Invited to Apply for Open Society Foundations Fellowship A program of the Open Society Foundations, the Open Society Fellowship was founded in 2008 to...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

People & Places 2015 Community Conference

National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations

People & Places 2015 Community Conference March 4-6, 2015 Washington, DC About the Conference Join us for a pivotal event in the community development movement. People working to bring...

12th Annual Business of Farming Conference

Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project

Join ASAP for the 12th Annual Business of Farming Conference, February 13 & 14. ASAP’s (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project) Business of Farming Conference is a day of learning and...

Beyond School Hours XVIII National Education Conference

Beyond School Hours

Beyond School Hours XVIII National Education Conference. Every Minute Matters February 18-21, 2015 Four days of professional development, inspiration, empowerment and celebration! Location: Orlando...

At-Risk Youth National Forum: Success Within Reach: Strategies for At-Risk Youth

National Dropout Prevention Network

At-Risk Youth National Forum This year’s theme is Success Within Reach: Strategies for At-Risk Youth. Location: Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation, Myrtle Beach, SC. Learn more HERE....

Organic Growers School Spring Conference

Organic Growers School

The 2015 Spring Conference is coming up! Please spread the word. Date: March 7-8, 2015 Time: 9am to 5:30 pm on both days Location: UNCA in Asheville, North Carolina Description: The Spring Conference...

Bridging the Past, Cultivating the Future: Exploring Sustainable Foodscapes

Association for the Study of Food and Society

Bridging the Past, Cultivating the Future: Exploring Sustainable Foodscapes AFHVS/ASFS Annual Meeting and Conference June 24 – 28, 2015 Chatham University is pleased to host the Joint 2015...

Partnerships Classifieds

Intern, School District of Philadelphia Office of Talent

School District of Philadelphia

Position Title: Office of Talent Intern Position Narrative: This is a part‐time position (20 hours/week) that offers a hands-on learning experience for a dedicated college student interested in the...

Music volunteers needed, West Kensington Ministry

West Kensington Ministry

VOLUNTEER TO TEACH MUSIC! We are teaching music to low-income children in North Philadelphia, and we are looking for volunteers! Lessons are held on Saturdays from 12-1:30 pm at West Kensington...

various internships, Montgomery County Commerce Department

Montgomery County

1. Full-time customer service long-term consultant role through EDSI for the PA CareerLink® center on New Hope Street in Norristown. This office works with those that are unemployed, so we are...

Development volunteer, Gearing Up

Gearing Up

Gearing Up provides women in transition from abuse, addiction, and/or incarceration with the skills, equipment, and guidance to safely ride a bicycle for exercise, transportation, and personal...

Financial Coaches needed, Clarifi

Clarifi

CLARIFI CONTINUES VOLUNTEER FINANCIAL COACH RECRUITMENT Clarifi’s FinanciallyHers program is still recruiting volunteer financial coaches for its winter ‘New Year, New Financial You’ boot camp....


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