The week of

February 1, 2016

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Environmental and Sustainability Partnerships

PHENND

K-16 University Partners Meeting: Environmental and Sustainability Partnerships The next K-16 University Partners Meeting will be Thursday, February 25, 2016, 1:00 – 2:30 PM at the School District...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Dealing with Difficult Participants

The Blue Door Group

Dealing with Difficult Participants Wednesday, February 24 6:00-8:30 pm Click here for more information or to register. &mc_eid=1f1e81aa64#!gathering/ciht Even the best facilitators get stuck...

Nutrition Educators: Transforming our Communities

Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network

Nutrition Educators: Transforming our Communities Empowering You with the Tools to Create Healthy, Balanced Nutrition Education for your Clients Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel, PA May 2-3, 2016 PA...

Networking for Youth Development Professionals

Sandbox Collective

The next Sandbox monthly networking and professional development meeting will take place on Thursday February 11th. Come join us and get “disrupted.” Read more about what that means and RSVP...

Volunteer Recruitment & Management

Vision Driven Consulting

Vision Driven Service Series: For Americorps & Year of Service Members February’s workshop will be Volunteer Recruitment & Management. Come learn the 6 steps to successful volunteer...

Beginning Grant Writing for Artists

Vision Driven Consulting

The Vision Driven Artists Series is off to a fantastic start! Over 90 self-producing artists and curators have come out to explore resources, discover capacity-building strategies, and pool...

Meeting the Financial Needs of Older Adults

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Please join us for a conference on Meeting the Financial Needs of Older Adults on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, from 9:30 to 3:30 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Hosted by the Community...

How Music Matters-Perspectives from Educators & Arts Advocates

Singing City

How Music Matters-Perspectives from Educators & Arts Advocates with Victoria Harrison, John Orr, Emily Sung Featuring a screening of Seymour: An Introduction, an award-winning documentary by...

Employment Readiness Training: Printing

Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)

New Training Program CADCOM Employment Readiness Training The newly renovated Universal Copy & Print business center in Norristown is preparing for a GRAND opening to include a hands on print...

2016 GreenAllies Conference

GreenAllies

Registration is now open for the 2016 GreenAllies Conference at Franklin & Marshall College! February 13, 2016 An environmental conference designed by students, for students that provides...

North Philly Candidates Meet & Greet

Uptown Development Corporation

Event Information As Philadelphia booms, so many of it’s neighborhoods are at risk of being overlooked in it’s resurgence. North Philly is one of the city’s oldest and most diverse...

Intro to Beekeeping Workshop

Awbury Arboretum

Intro to Beekeeping Workshop Saturday, February 20, 2016, 12:00 – 2:00 PM 1 Awbury Road Philadelphia, PA If you’re thinking about starting a backyard beehive or are just curious about...

A Climate-Ready City: 5th Annual Richard L. James Lecture

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

A Climate-Ready City: 5th Annual Richard L. James Lecture February 4, 2016, 7:30 – 9:00 PM 8480 Hagy’s Mill Rd., Philadelphia, PA Just before 200 nations gathered in Paris to hammer out a...

Financial Aid Workshop

Hispanic Association of Contractors and Enterprises

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP Win Door Prizes!!!!!!!!! Refreshments will be served Wednesday, February 24, 2016 6:00 PM HACE Main Office 167 W. Allegheny Avenue Philadelphia, PA, 19140 Topics Covered $...

Resilience Matters: How to Reach the Unreachable Stars

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

COLLEGE SUCCESS Resilience Matters: How to Reach the Unreachable Stars February 16, 2016 – Arcadia University 8:30 AM-3:30 PM This professional development workshop will help practitioners...

Breakfast with the Stars: Women in Leadership

Here's My Chance

Breakfast with the Stars: Women in Leadership WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016 9:00 AM — 11:00 AM It’s 2016 and the headline still hasn’t changed: female nonprofit executives earn less than...

Montgomery County ManuFest: Youth Manufacturing Expo

Montgomery County Commerce Department

Why ManuFest? Because the cool career possibilities in America’s new manufacturing boom shouldn’t be a secret anymore! Think great salaries, a killer job market, and career paths that...

Risky Business: Protecting your Organization in a Sea of Risk

La Salle University

Who doesn’t want less of this in their organization?: Risk Uncertainty Vulnerability Uh Ohs, Oh Nos, Yikes, Oy Veys Risk Management is the way you reduce exposure and protect your organization...

New Resources

Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research

Pennsylvania State University

The editorial team is pleased to announce that Volume 4 of Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research has been published online. Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning...

Local Economic Impact of the First Five Years of Green City, Clean Waters

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN) releases report assessing the Local Economic Impact of the First Five Years of Green City, Clean Waters. This highly anticipated report,...

Developing Community Schools, Community Learning Centers, Extended-service Schools and Multi-service Schools

Springer

The Children’s Aid Society recommends Developing Community Schools, Community Learning Centers, Extended-service Schools and Multi-service Schools: International Exemplars for Practice, Policy...

The Case for Pre-k in PA: Smart Investment in Kids, Communities and the Commonwealth

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

This month, the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey joined forces with representatives from philanthropic organizations, law enforcement and the statewide Pre-K for PA campaign...

Free Tax Prep / Preparación de Impuestos Gratis

Hispanic Association of Contractors and Enterprises

Free Tax Prep Visit one of our free tax sites! Receive an Accurate Refund Fast and Free. We provide tax preparation to families with incomes less than $54,000 and individuals with incomes less than...

Strengthening Teen Families in Norristown

Carson Valley Children's Aid

Strengthening Teen Families Fact Sheet About Strengthening Teen Families Program Strengthening Teen Families uses the Parents As Teachers curriculum to provide information, support and encouragement...

Computer Science Teacher AmeriCorps

Corporation for National and Community Service

Last week, President Obama announced his plan to give all students across the country the chance to learn computer science in school—and national service is at the forefront of this effort. Below...

Serving a “City Invincible” With Access and Engagement

Journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement

Serving a “City Invincible” With Access and Engagement – article on civic engagement at Rutgers-Camden Engraved on the south side of City Hall in Camden, New Jersey, not too far...

Tracking Transfer: Helping Community College Students Attain Bachelor’s Degrees

Columbia University

Tracking Transfer: New Measures of Institutional and State Effectiveness in Helping Community College Students Attain Bachelor’s Degrees By: Davis Jenkins & John Fink This report is designed to...

Miscellaneous

2016 Local Hero Award for Community Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics

Council on Community Pediatrics Invites Nominations for 2016 Local Hero Award Community pediatrics is the practice of promoting and integrating the positive social, cultural, and environmental...

Library Public Relations Award

American Library Association

LLMA Seeks Submissions for Library Public Relations Award The Library Leadership and Management Association, a division of the American Library Association, in partnership with the Wilson Foundation...

Vote for Philly film in Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

Dow Chemical Company

Vote for Frequencies – Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Film Festival We need your votes! Dow helped create Frequencies, a #STEM-focused mural in Philadelphia’s Hunting Park...

Award for a Girl with Grit

Jill Melmed-Buzzeo Award

Award for a Girl with Grit Every year one female Philadelphia high school junior or senior is recognized through the Jill Melmed-Buzzeo Award. This winning student receives $2,000 and a mentor to...

Documentary History Project for Youth

Scribe

APPLY NOW for Documentary History Project for Youth 2016! The Documentary History Project for Youth is an after-school, weekend, and summertime production workshop for middle and high school...

College Access Solutions Design Challenge

Teachers Guild

Join Online Collaborative to Promote College Access Solutions The Teachers Guild recently launched an online design challenge that you are invited to participate in. The challenge will apply...

Conference Calls on College Signing Days

White House

Think Big, Plan Now: College Signing Days May 1 will be here before you know it, despite winter blizzards and FAFSA completion events that make it feel otherwise. Now is the time to start planning...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Out of School Time Group Leader, Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association (OCCCDA)

Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association

Out of School Time Group Leader Immediate Start, 2016 DESCRIPTION: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association (OCCCDA)...

Volunteer Program Manager, Dow Chemical Company/La Salle Nonprofit Center

La Salle University

Job Opportunity – Volunteer Program Manager The Dow Chemical Compnay has entered into an exciting partnership with The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University to hire a volunteer program manager...

Bilingual Writing Instructor (Spanish/English), Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers

About Mighty Writers Mighty Writers is a nonprofit that teaches Philadelphia kids, seven to 17, to think and write with clarity. Our free, out-of-school writing programs in South, West & North...

Intake Processor Specialist, Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Position Announcement Intake Processor Specialist Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a full-time Intake Processor Specialist within its Family and Housing...

Data Entry and Family Engagement Specialist, Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Position Announcement Data Entry and Family Engagement Specialist Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a full-time Data Entry and Family Engagement Specialist...

Data Analyst, Student Placement, School District of Philadelphia

School District of Philadelphia

Data Analyst, Student Placement at the School District of Philadelphia Seeking a mature professional with experience in managing data, record keeping, budgets, various spreadsheets, and customer...

12+ seeks 2016-2017 Fellows

12+

12+ Fellow, 2016-2017 12 PLUS (12+) is seeking candidates for the 2016-2017 Fellows Class. 12+ is an education nonprofit that aims to create college-going cultures in partner high schools throughout...

Grant Opportunities

2016 Research Grant on School Nursing

National Association of School Nurse

National Association of School Nurses Invites Applications for 2016 Research Grant The National Association of School Nurses, in partnership with the American Nurses Foundation, is accepting...

History of Mathematics Grant

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Applications for History of Mathematics Grant The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications from individual math teachers for its Professional Development...

College Readiness Programs

Voya Foundation

HOME RFPS VOYA FOUNDATION ISSUES RFP FOR COLLEGE READINESS PROGRAMS Voya Foundation Issues RFP for College Readiness Programs The Voya Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Voya Financial, has issued...

2016 CommunityWINS Grant Program

United States Conference of Mayors

Conference of Mayors Announces 2016 CommunityWINS Grant Program The United States Conference of Mayors, in partnership with the Wells Fargo Foundation, has announced a call for nominations for the...

Research to Understand Inequality

William T. Grant Foundation

William T. Grant Foundation Seeks Applications for Research to Understand Inequality In recent years, inequality in the United States has become increasingly pervasive. At the same time, prospects...

Collaborative Performing Arts Tours

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Accepting Proposals for Collaborative Performing Arts Tours ArtsCONNECT, a program of the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, is accepting proposals for projects that increase...

Innovations in Reading Prize

National Book Foundation

National Book Foundation Seeks Nominations for Innovations in Reading Prize Each year, the National Book Foundation recognizes individuals and institutions that have developed innovative means of...

National Education Pathways with a Purpose Grant

United States Conference of Mayors

The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) and our partner USA Funds, are now accepting applications for the 2016 National Education Pathways with a Purpose Grant Awards. USCM will award...

New Skills For Youth

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

New Skills For Youth: Investing $75M Today to Build Tomorrow’s Economy Young people need pathways to high-quality training and skills to compete for jobs We believe every young person deserves a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Submissions

International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IJRSLCE)

IIJRSLCE Call for Submissions The International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IJRSLCE) invites manuscripts for consideration for the fourth issue of the journal to...

Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) Summer Leadership Institute for STEM Faculty

American Association of Colleges and Universities

PKAL Summer Leadership Institute—Applications Due February 24 Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) Summer Leadership Institute for STEM Faculty Institute I: July 12–July 17, 2016 Institute II: July...

Institute on General Education and Assessment

American Association of Colleges and Universities

AAC&U’s Institute on General Education and Assessment: Applications Due February 12 Institute on General Education and Assessment June 4–8, 2016 Boston University Boston, Massachusetts...

The Future of African American Education

College Board

A Dream Deferred Conference The Future of African American Education March 7-8, 2016 Charlotte, NC The 12th annual A Dream Deferred conference will be held in Charlotte, , March 7–8, 2016....

Institute on Project-Based Learning

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

New Institute on Project-Based Learning: Application Deadline February 15, 2016 June 22-25, 2016 Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), in partnership with AAC&U Worcester, Massachusetts Apply...


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