The week of

November 2, 2015

Other Local Events and Workshops

College Open House

Graduate! Philadelphia

College Open House — Wednesday, November 4th Join Graduate! Philadelphia for our monthly Open House on November 4th from 3pm to 7pm at the Free Library, located at 1901 Vine St. Come meet...

Buying Justice: How Big Money Defines Our Rights and Solutions that Level the Playing Field

University of Pennsylvania

35TH ANNUAL EDWARD V. SPARER SYMPOSIUM Buying Justice: How Big Money Defines Our Rights and Solutions that Level the Playing Field Friday, November 6, 2015 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM University of...

The State of HBCUs Community Discussion

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

Black Colleges Matter, Nov. 5th The State of HBCUs Community Discussion, November 5th 6P – 7P (reception) 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (expert panelist) Painted Bride Arts Center 230 Vine St, Philadelphia,...

GED to College Success Program

1199C Training Fund

District 1199c Training Fund- GED to College Success Program Are you a young person between the ages of 17-24 and in need of your GED?  Are you an adult that knows a young person that falls into...

English Writing Classes for Professionals

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

English Writing Classes for Professionals Are you a foreign trained professional? Do you need affordable English classes? The following courses are 10 weeks. Classes are on Mondays and Wednesdays...

Integrate Math and Music

DeSales University

Lehigh Valley Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa presents Rock with the“2+1” Band Integrate Math and Music at Arts Quest Center at Steels Stacks, Bethlehem, PA Wednesday, November 11 5:00-6:30pm 2 + 1 is...

2015 Empty Bowl Dinner

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network

2015 Empty Bowl Dinner A benefit for Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network Supporting our work with community families experiencing homelessness Wednesday November 18 3 seatings: 4-5:30 PM,...

Enhancing Trauma Awareness

Institute for Family Professionals

Do you work with children and/or families? Do you wish you had access to the best indepth information available to enhance your Trauma-informed knowledge & skills? If you answered yes to either...

2nd Annual Working Educators Convention

Caucus of Working Educators

2nd Annual Convention Save the date for our BIG 2nd Annual Working Educators Convention! Share organizing strategies with other educators and union members in interactive workshops, hear the results...

The How-To’s of Student Science Research

George Washington Carver Science Fair

The School District of Philadelphia, the George Washington Carver Science Fair, and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invite you to a FREE workshop – November 21 or November...

2015 Women of Distinction Awards

Philadelphia Business Journal

2015 Women of Distinction Awards Meet the region’s Women of Distinction. Program is proudly presented by PNC. When: Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 5:00pm-8:00pm Add to my calendar Where: Vie 600 N...

Helping Animals and People Through Evidence-Based Community Engagement and Veterinary Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Helping Animals and People Through Evidence-Based Community Engagement and Veterinary Medicine Brittany Watson, Director, Shelter Animal Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of...

Free Workshops for Parents, Guardians, Caregivers, Agency Providers and Block Captains

School District of Philadelphia

“School District of Philadelphia and Somerset Academy hosts Free Workshops for Parents, Guardians, Caregivers, Agency Providers and Block Captains” An Education Day scheduled for...

Traumatic Brain Injuries and the Ethics of Being a Sports Fan

Philadelphia University

Lawrence Katz Memorial Lecture: Traumatic Brain Injuries and the Ethics of Being a Sports Fan Wednesday, November 4 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm Kanbar Center Performance Space 4201 Henry Avenue,...

How to Build a Budget for the Real World

La Salle University

Building Budgets Your organization’s budget is its financial plan and the outline of how your mission and objectives will be carried out. This hands-on lab uses Excel to show you how to create...

Philadelphia National College Fair

National Association for College Admission Counseling

Free Fair to Help Students Explore College Options Students and parents are invited to dive into the college search process at the Philadelphia National College Fair, held on Sunday, November 8 at...

Classroom and Behavior Management

Out-of-School Time Resource Center

Next Peer Networking Meeting for out-of-school time program staff Classroom and Behavior Management (Grades K-5) Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 9:30 – 11:30 AM Location: School District of...

An Introduction to Entrepreneurship

University of the Arts

An Introduction to Entrepreneurship Presented by The Corzo Center for the Creative Economy at the University of the Arts With The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Business, Science and Industry...

New Resources

New edition: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

University of Michigan

Announcing Volume 22, Number 1 (Fall 2015) Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning Since 1994, The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL) has been the premier national,...

Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education

Missouri Campus Compact

Missouri Campus Compact is pleased to announce the release of the 2015 volume of The Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education. This peer-reviewed journal provides a space for scholarly...

Enrolling and Graduating Low-Income Students

Institute for Higher Education Policy

Encouraging Low-Income Enrollment Some of the most selective and well-known public universities could do a better job of enrolling and graduating low-income students. A new report from the Institute...

Equity: The Soul of Collective Impact

PolicyLink

REPORT JUST PUBLISHED BY POLICYLINK — Equity: The Soul of Collective Impact, by Michael McAfee, Angela Glover Blackwell, and Judith Bell Something special is happening in America. Community...

Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth

U.S. Department of Education

Undocumented Student Resource Guide The Department of Education just released a new resource to help those working with undocumented youth. “Supporting Undocumented Youth” is now available and...

Miscellaneous

Effective Integration of Technology and Instruction

Mid-Atlantic Regional Education Laboratory

Effective Integration of Technology and Instruction The Department of Education has found that students exposed to both face-to-face and online instruction are more successful than students exposed...

Effective Instruction of English Learners

Mid-Atlantic Regional Education Laboratory

Effective Instruction of English Learners Children of immigrants are among the fastest-growing populations in schools, and many of these students have limited English proficiency. Educators across...

Survey of STEM Programs in Philly

Philadelphia Math + Science Coalition

STEMcityPHL, US2020, and The Math + Science Coalition are creating a STEM asset map, gap analysis, and STEM program directory. The purpose of the gap analysis is to inventory local STEM education...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Coordinator for College Access, Rutgers-Camden

Rutgers University

Program Coordinator for College Access This person will be working on college access initiatives broadly throughout the city of Camden but also connecting with schools/organizations outside of Camden...

Program Coordinator for Student Civic Engagement, Rutgers-Camden

Rutgers University

The Program Coordinator for Student Civic Engagement reports to the Assistant Chancellor of Civic Engagement. She/He will facilitate collaboration between the Office of Civic Engagement and a range...

Executive Director, The Caring Center

The Caring Center

Position Description The Caring Center Executive Director The Organization Located in Philadelphia, The Caring Center (the “Center”) is an independent, not-for- profit organization formed by...

Director, Moonstone Preschool

Moonstone Inc.

Moonstone Preschool is part of Moonstone Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1983 with a mission to stimulate education through the arts. Moonstone Inc. consists of a childcentered division,...

Executive Director, West Mt. Airy Neighbors

West Mt. Airy Neighbors (WMAN)

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT West Mt. Airy Neighbors Searches for a New Executive Director About West Mt. Airy Neighbors West Mt. Airy Neighbors (WMAN), the community association for the West Mt. Airy...

Grant Opportunities

Applications for Research

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Accepting Applications for Research The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy was established in 1997 to support the advancement of research and understanding in...

InvenTeam Initiative to Cultivate High School Student Creativity

Lemelson-MIT Program

Lemelson-MIT Program Announces 2016 InvenTeam Initiative to Cultivate High School Student Creativity Created by the Lemelson-MIT Program, the InvenTeam initiative provides opportunities for high...

In-Service Training Grants for Pre-K-5 Math Teachers

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM School Invites Applications for In-Service Training Grants for Pre-K-5 Math Teachers The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications for its 2016 School In-Service...

Better Bike Share Partnership

PeopleForBikes Foundation

PeopleForBikes Foundation Seeks LOIs for Bike Share Initiatives The PeopleForBikes Foundation, a member of the Better Bike Share Partnership, is accepting Letters of Interest from collaborations of...

Baseball Tomorrow Fund

Baseball Tomorrow Fund

The Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF) awards grants to non-profit and tax-exempt organizations involved in the operation of youth baseball and/or softball programs and facilities. Organizations operating...

Host Organizations wanted for Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps

New York City Coalition Against Hunger

The New York City Coalition Against Hunger, NYCCAH, is currently accepting applications for partnership in their Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps, a national AmeriCorps VISTA project. Partners in...

Apply for a team of Penn Alumni Consultants

PennPAC

PennPAC is a group of enthusiastic alumni volunteers who work to improve the community by helping non-profits address business issues. We do this by gathering Philly-based alumni to work on a...

Pennsylvania AmeriCorps State Competitive Grants

PennSERVE

PennSERVE is pleased to announce the release of the 2016-2017 Pennsylvania AmeriCorps State Competitive Grants Request for Applications. A Notice of Intent to Apply is required to be eligible for...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Save the Date: INSPIRE 2016 community engagement conference

Siena College

INSPIRE 2016 is a student led community engagement conference held from March 11-13, 2016 at Siena College in Loudonville, NY. Students from all over the Northeast and across the country will...

Partnerships Classifieds

Interns needed, Puentes Hacia el Futuro

Puentes de Salud

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting internship applications for Puentes Hacia el Futuro, Puentes de Salud’s education program for students grades K-8, for the Spring 2016...

STEM Professional Development providers needed

School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia is recruiting STEM professional development (PD) providers for sessions that will begin in January, 2016, on this schedule: High school Genetics (Jan) Evolution...

Support PEC at Philadelphia Generosity Series 5k

People’s Emergency Center

Join People’s Emergency Center (PEC) for an amazing experience while supporting our goals and raising awareness of our mission at the Philadelphia Generosity Series 5k! The event takes place on...

Adult Education Tutors, Lutheran Settlement House

Lutheran Settlement House

Become a Volunteer Adult Education Tutor Lutheran Settlement House, 1340 Frankford Ave, is seeking volunteers. Volunteer tutors work with adult learners one-on-one or in small groups to help them...


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