The week of

September 21, 2015

Other Local Events and Workshops

FashionHack

Creative Tech Works Design Studio

October 24, 2015 from 3-6p Creative Tech Works Design Studio, a tech maker-space for 14-21 year olds, will host FashionHack @ The Shops at Liberty Place, 1625 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. The...

Math, Engineering & Science Achievement (MESA) kickoff

Temple University

October 3 from 9-3p Temple’s College of Engineering will host it’s Math, Engineering & Science Achievement (MESA) kickoff, offering up to 8 hours of Act 48 credit for middle and high...

We Are LUCY (Lifting Up Camden’s Youth) Outreach Event

Lifting Up Camden's Youth

We Are LUCY (Lifting Up Camden’s Youth) Outreach Event Please join us for a special night of music, premium wine tasting, photography show & auction (Special guest auctioneer Phil...

Teaching Immigration, Diversity and Faith

National Museum of American Jewish History

Professional Development Teaching Immigration, Diversity and Faith National Museum of American Jewish History 5th and Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 October 3, 2015 9:30 am – 1:00 pm Doors...

High School Personal Finance

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

High School Personal Finance October 23, 2015; 8:00 – 3:30 In this one-day professional development program, open to grades 9-12 teachers, Federal Reserve economic education specialists...

Personal Finance for the Middle School Classroom

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Personal Finance for the Middle School Classroom October 2, 2015; 8:00 – 3:30 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, 7th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106 This one-day professional...

Community Dvelopment Graduate Research Forum

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Third Annual Community Dvelopment Graduate Research Forum The Community Development Studies and Education Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is again hosting a forum to...

Teach & Reach on Diversity and Social Justice

Just Act

Teach & Reach October 24 -25 Saturday & Sunday 9:30am – 5pm Perfect for educators from all fields who are committed to teaching for diversity and social justice. No theater experience...

Micro-Grant Writing Tutorial

PhilaSoup

PhilaSoup Micro-Grant Writing Tutorial Join education non-profit organization PhilaSoup on Sunday October 4 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at Franny Lou’s Porch coffee house in Kensington to learn...

Tri-State Teacher Convening to Connect, Collaborate & Continue Teacher Networks

Philadelphia Education Fund

ECET² Tri-State Teacher Convening to Connect, Collaborate & Continue Teacher Networks October 16/17th, the goal of ECET² is to celebrate effective teachers and to build a strong network of...

Financial Aid Workshops for Counselors and Teachers

PHEAA

FREE Financial Aid K-12 Counselor Workshops for Counselors and Teachers Philadelphia (Ron Felder – rfelder@): November 12, 2015 – Community College of Philadelphia NW November 17, 2015...

2015 Greater Philadelphia Manufacturing Summit

Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center

2015 Greater Philadelphia Manufacturing Summit Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Simeone Automotive Museum 6825-31 Norwitch Dr, Philadelphia, PA Join hundreds of attendees...

March to End Rape Culture

multiple organizations

MARCH TO END RAPE CULTURE 2015 PHILADELPHIA BEGINS ORGANIZING & PLANNING FOR THIS YEAR’S EVENT WHEN: Saturday, October 3, 2015 / March begins at 11 :00 WHERE: Thomas Paine Plaza (Across...

New Resources

Civic Prompts: Making Civic Learning Routine Across the Disciplines

American Association of Colleges and Universities

This publication, Civic Prompts: Making Civic Learning Routine Across the Disciplines, seeks to embrace the 1947 recommendation from The President’s Commission on Higher Education uttered almost...

Learning 4 Purpose Lab Young Scholar Blog

International Positive Psychology Association

The Learning4Purpose lab at Clark University, USA, is developing an emerging scholars blog publication on the topic of purpose (see below). Please pass this along to emerging scholars, including any...

National Voter Registration Day September 22

National Voter Registration Day

In 2008, 6 million Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. In 2015, we want to make sure no one is left out. On September 22, 2015,...

New College Scorecard

U.S. Department of Education

President Releases Updated Scorecard Last week during his weekly radio address, President Obama announced a new College Scorecard. The college search tool is an updated version of the previous...

Directory of After School Programs

After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP)

DIRECTORY OF AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS On Wednesday, September 9th After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP) released its annual Directory of after school programs as a supplement in the Philadelphia...

Miscellaneous

K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Call for Nominations – The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award Deadline for receipt of materials: October 1, 2015 The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who...

Student Leadership in Promoting Tobacco-Free College Campuses

Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative

Upcoming webinar: “Create Change! Student Leadership in Promoting Tobacco-Free College Campuses” on September 27, 7PM ET/4PM PT. This episode of the webinar series will focus on empowering youth...

Webinar Series: Practical Approach to Program Data

National College Access Network

A Practical Approach to Program Data The collection, management, analysis, and reporting of data all affect a program’s capacity to serve its students, but these topics can sometimes be confusing....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, The Philadelphia Center

Philadelphia Center

The Philadelphia Center (TPC), an undergraduate off-campus program, is seeking a strong, visionary leader to serve as the executive director beginning June 1, 2016. TPC offers undergraduate students...

Director of Community & Economic Development, Urban Affairs Coalition

Urban Affairs Coalition

POSITION SUMMARY: CED, a program of UAC, is currently looking for an individual to fill the position of Director of Community & Economic Development (CED). The individual selected for this...

Assistant Director of College Readiness, OnTrack to PSE

Uncommon Individual Foundation

Assistant Director of College Readiness Job Purpose: Manage OnTrack to PSE’s student base by supporting OnTrack’s college readiness curriculum. OnTrack to Post-Secondary Education (PSE) is an...

Director Urban Engagement, Penn State Center Philadelphia

Pennsylvania State University

Job Opening: Director Urban Engagement Penn State Center Philadelphia Penn State Outreach & Online Education’s Strategic Partnerships unit is looking for a dynamic, creative, self-motivated...

Grant Opportunities

Bridges to Career Opportunities

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Bridges to Career Opportunities Funding Announcement The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), with funding from the Social Innovation Fund, would like to announce the opening of a grant...

Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Implementation Projects

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Invites Applications for Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Implementation Projects The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in partnership with the Center for Sharing Public Health Services, is accepting...

School Gardens

Nature Conservancy

Nature Conservancy Seeks Proposals for School Gardens The Nature Conservancy is working to promote environmental education through the creation of Nature Works Everywhere gardens. The core principle...

Engaging Students in Learning Mathematics Grades 6-8

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Applications for Grants to Engage 6-8 Grade Students in Mathematics The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications for Engaging Students in Learning...

School Garden Grant Program

Whole Kids Foundation

Whole Kids Foundation Accepting Applications for School Garden Grant Program The Whole Kids Foundation, in partnership with FoodCorps, is accepting applications for its School Garden Grant Program....

VISTA Projects in Beaver and Chester Counties

Corporation for National and Community Service

We are happy to announce an RSVP Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for two grants in Pennsylvania, covering Beaver County and Chester County respectively. The deadline to apply is November 3rd,...

Meals and More Grant

Philadelphia Food Access Collaborative

Meals and More Grant Philadelphia Food Access Collaborative OCTOBER 12, 2015 – APPLICATION DEADLINE Friends — On any given night, thousands of Philadelphia children, women, and men go to...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Virginia College Access Network Conference

Virginia College Access Network

The Virginia College Access Network is pleased to invite you to the 11th Annual VirginiaCAN Conference in Newport News, Virginia. The purpose of this conference is to provide opportunities for...

Call for Proposals: Engaging Communities to Support Educational Access and Success

National Partnership for Educational Access

The NPEA 8th annual conference will take place in Baltimore, MD on April 27-29, 2016. NPEA and the Conference Planning Committee have been working hard and have the following updates to share....

Partnerships Classifieds

City Year Serves Mitchell K-8

City Year Greater Philadelphia

What: City Year Serves Mitchell K – 8 Where: 5500 Kingsessing Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19143 When: Saturday, October 17, 9AM – 2 PM Please join City Year to beautify Southwest...

participants needed, Community Schools Ambassador Program

Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools

SIGN UP BY OCT 9th: Community Schools Ambassador Program This pilot program will run from late October 2015 through January 2016. We are asking participants to commit to a monthly 2-hour workshop as...

9th & 10th graders wanted, Temple Upward Bound

Temple University

UPWARD BOUND – FREE COLLEGE PREP FOR 9TH AND 1OTH GRADERS! UPWARD BOUND Funded by the Department of Education, the Temple University Upward Bound Program (UB) is a comprehensive program...


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