The week of

February 15, 2016

Other Local Events and Workshops

8th Annual Delaware County Conference on Hunger

Pennsylvania State University

Hunger is a Community Affair 8th Annual Delaware County Conference on Hunger Friday, March 11, 2016 Widener University, Founders Hall Chester, PA 8:15 am—4:00 pm Registration deadline: Friday,...

From Hashtag to Movement: #Ferguson, #Blacklivesmatter, and the Online Struggle for Offline Justice

University of Pennsylvania

From Hashtag to Movement: #Ferguson, #Blacklivesmatter, and the Online Struggle for Offline Justice Deen Freelon (American University) / March 17 Thursday, March 17, 2016 – 4:30pm Silverstein...

Ketchup With Us: A Look at the Philadelphia School Lunch Program

Repair the World

“Ketchup” with Repair the World about what the majority of students in Philadelphia are eating at school. The event will feature guest speakers Deborah Bentzel of The Food Trust, who will...

Math and Science Teacher Forum

Philadelphia Education Fund

SAVE THE DATE: Teacher Forum: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 The next Math and Science Teacher Forum will take place on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, from 4:30-6:45 PM. The Forum will be held at the United Way...

Inclusive Competitiveness: STEM Professions in the Innovation Economy

Temple University

Inclusive Competitiveness Presented By: Temple College of Engineering MON, FEBRUARY 22 AT 3:00 PM, PHILADELPHIA, PA The College of Engineering is pleased to present Johnathan M. Holifield, of ScaleUp...

Teacher Job Fair, American Paradigm Schools

American Paradigm Schools

American Paradigm Schools, Inc. (APS) is a non-profit Education Management Organization established in 2011. APS manages several dynamic charter schools in Philadelphia. APS will host a 2016-2017...

Recipes for Successful Special Events

La Salle University

Recipes for Successful Special Events Is the Gala dead? Is the board dictating the types of events you have based on their interests? When do you drop an event that’s been around forever? How...

16th Annual Law and Society Week

Community College of Philadelphia

The Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society at Community College of Philadelphia sponsors its 16th annual Law and Society Week from February 29th to March 4th, 2016. The week long events include...

How Blak Kin Eye Bee performance

Cheyney University

Cheyney University Arts & Lecture Series Presents How Blak Kin Eye Bee Starring Jeff Obaferni Carr Thie one man show has garnered rave reviews from all over the country. Allow Jeff to amaze you...

Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra

Cheyney University

Cheyney University Arts and Lectures Series Presents Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra Cheyney University Marian Anderson Music Center Thursday, April 7,2015 7:00pm Free Admission for Cheyney University...

Teach with Confidence: A Workshop for Youth Educators

Pennsylvania State University

Penn State Extension: Teach with Confidence: A Workshop for Youth Educators This workshop will engage youth educators in the process of developing youth curriculum that incorporate the primary...

Serial Discussion & Happy Hour

WHYY

Join us for a happy hour discussion about the second season of Serial. Season two of the incredibly popular podcast focuses on unpacking the story of Bowe Bergdahl, the lone American prisoner of war...

Call for Fair Participants: KIPP Summer of Learning Fair

KIPP Philadelphia Schools

Call for Fair Participants: KIPP Summer of Learning Fair On Wednesday, March 16, KIPP Philadelphia Schools (KPS) will be hosting a Summer of Learning (SOL) Fair for students at our high school, KIPP...

Real Talk Tobacco #RISE YOUTH SUMMIT

Public Health Management Corporation

Health Promotion Council and The Advocacy Institute Presents: Real Talk Tobacco #RISE YOUTH SUMMIT FREE AGES 14 – 18 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 23rd WHEN: Saturday, March 5, 2016 WHERE:...

New Resources

Expanding Learning through School-Community Partnerships

New York State Afterschool Network

Expanding Learning through School-Community Partnerships in New York State: Findings and Recommendations of the Statewide Learning Community is based on the findings of a year and a half of meetings...

Opportunity for All? Technology and Learning in Lower-Income Families

Joan Ganz Cooney Center

Recent research on digital media use points to two important gaps in educational opportunity for low-income families with young children. First, there is an access gap. Second, there is what scholars...

Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality

Rethinking Schools

What if schools were places where children could explore their identities and passions without worrying about gender roles—without worrying about gender at all? What if all groups marginalized by...

Global Engagement Survey

Global Service-Learning Pedagogy & Partnership

Free Summer Assessment Opportunity: Institutions and organizations advancing intercultural, civic, and critically reflective learning during summer programming (including summer programs that start...

Increased Political Engagement in College Freshmen

Higher Education Research Institute

College Freshmen Are More Politically Engaged Than They Have Been In Decades A new survey that captures the attitudes of 2015 college freshmen shows unprecedented levels of interest in both political...

2015 Report to the Community

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

2015 REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY We are pleased to share our annual Report to the Community for fiscal year 2015. United Way is focused on changing lives and strengthening communities across our region...

Bringing Quality and Equity Together

American Association of Colleges and Universities

New Resource on Quality and Equity from AAC&U AAC&U is pleased to share with our members a new folio, “Bringing Quality and Equity Together.” Across AAC&U’s Centennial Year, we...

Civic Responsibilities of Colleges

Huffington Post

The Civic Responsibilities of Colleges Huffington Post At the core, we need colleges to prepare students to work effectively with others–across differences–over long periods of time, and...

Strengthening Service-Learning in TESOL

Common Ground Publishing

Learning the Language of Global Citizenship: Strengthening Service-Learning in TESOL The literature on service-learning in TESOL has developed over the last two decades to include over 50...

Philadelphia Art Teachers Alliance

Philadelphia Art Teachers Alliance

This group is for teachers in the Philadelphia area who are interested in sharing ideas, art, lessons, and classroom management techniques all in the spirit of growing and learning together. Some of...

Nonprofit Executive Leadership Certificate Program

Bryn Mawr College

Want to sharpen your leadership skills in 2016 and add value to your organization? Join the 200-plus nonprofit executives who have turned to the Executive Leadership Certificate program at Bryn Mawr...

Guidebook: Supporting Postsecondary Student Success

Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)

Supporting Postsecondary Student Success A TACTICAL GUIDEBOOK Community partnerships must build strong support systems inside and outside the classroom to help students complete their postsecondary...

Toward Better Measures of Postsecondary Performance

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

ANSWERING THE CALL: Institutions and States Lead the Way Toward Better Measures of Postsecondary Performance In an era of escalating costs and uncertain outcomes, it is imperative that prospective...

Education Deserts: The Continued Significance of “Place” in the Twenty-First Century

American Council on Education

When deciding where to go to college, students ask several important questions: How much will it cost? What academic programs are available? Will it prepare me for my future? What colleges and...

Secrets of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Success

Network for Good

The Secrets of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Success How to crush your fundraising goals with peer-to-peer campaigns Peer-to-peer fundraising (also known as p2p fundraising or social fundraising) can help...

Miscellaneous

Important survey for afterschool providers

Pennsylvania General Assemby

Important Notice: Attention Afterschool Providers The Pennsylvania Legislative Budget and Finance Committee is conducting a study – of the extent to which the commonwealth’s afterschool are...

after school arts for youth in West Philly

West Park Cultural Center

West Park Cultural Center (WPCC) was founded in 2001 to promote a vibrant community using arts and culture as a central tool in programs that help youth tap their creative and academic potential, and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

After School and admin assist, Pennsylvania Early Learning Academy

Pennsylvania Early Learning Academy

The following opportunities exists within the childcare and youth development divisions of Pennsylvania Early Learning Academy; After school team members Minimum qualifications are; Working papers...

Adult Education Employment Coordinator, Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a full-time an Adult Education Case Manager Coordinator to work within its Education and Workforce Services division. This...

Adult Education Case Manager Coordinator, Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a full-time an Adult Education Case Manager Coordinator to work within its Education and Workforce Services division and...

Family Services Coordinator, Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a full-time Family Services Coordinator within their Health Promotion and Wellness division. This position is responsible...

Prevention Education Coordinator, Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a full-time Prevention Education Coordinator within their Health Promotion and Wellness division. This position is...

Apply to be a Repair the World Fellow

Repair the World

The Repair the World Fellowship is an 11-month opportunity for young adults ages 21 to 26 to engage and challenge the Jewish community to address social justice issues through meaningful...

Support Staff, Dance, Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education (E4E) runs out-of-school time programs for youth; kindergarten through 8th grade is looking to hire a passionate and experienced individual for our OST program. All candidates...

Kindergarten Transition Fellowship, Office of Early Learning

School District of Philadelphia

OFFICE OF EARLY LEARNING, THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA Kindergarten Transition Fellowship Opportunity Application Deadline: 5:00 pm on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 (Further details included in...

Executive Director, Black Women in Sport Foundation

Black Women in Sport Foundation

Change the game! Impact the future of sports and your community! Black Women in Sport Foundation is seeking a dynamic, energetic Executive Director who shares our commitment to provide quality...

Grant Opportunities

Health Equity Award Programs

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Seeks Proposals for Health Equity Award Programs The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has announced a Request for Proposals for its Awards for Health Equity program. The annual program advances...

Innovations in Care Program

Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation

Hillman Foundation Accepting Proposals for Innovations in Care Program The mission of the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation is to improve the lives of patients and their families through...

Native Plant Education Projects

Wild Ones

Wild Ones Invites Applications for Native Plant Education Projects Wild Ones, a nonprofit environmental education and advocacy organization, is accepting applications from projects that aim to...

Teaching/Learning and Campus Climate Grants

IDEA

IDEA Invites Proposals for Teaching/Learning and Campus Climate Grants IDEA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve learning in higher education through research, assessment, and...

Out-of-School Time Programs Grant

Walmart Foundation

NRPA/Walmart Foundation 2016 Out-of-School Time Programs Grant Deadline: March 7, 2016 One-year grants to support children’s health through park and recreation out-of-school time programs are...

Leaders in Financial Literacy Awards

Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation

Leaders in Financial Literacy Awards Deadline: February 20, 2016 Awards are provided to Pennsylvania credit unions and other nonprofit organizations in recognition of their financial literacy...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference

Food Research and Action Center

2016 National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference February 28 – March 1, 2016 The National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference, co-sponsored by the Food Research and Action Center and Feeding America,...

K-16 Summer Institutes on Place, Service, and Sustainability

Community Works Institute

CWI’s K-16 Summer Institutes on Place, Service, and Sustainability Join Us in Barcelona, Los Angeles, or Vermont Summer EAST Institute on Place, Service, and Sustainability Burlington, VT June...

27th Annual National Service-Learning Conference

National Youth Leadership Council

The 2016 National Service-Learning Conference® Educate. Ignite. Transform. March 30-April 2 Minneapolis, MN Connect with Youth and Adult Leaders from Around the World! Join the more than one...

Call for Presenters: Family Involvement Conference

Pennsylvania Coalition for Parent Involvement

Call for Presenters: Family Involvement Conference Deadline: March 15, 2016 This conference is based upon the premise that active family involvement in the education process is the key to effective...

Call for Proposals: Civic Engagement in the Languages

Pacific University Oregon

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS Civic Engagement in the Languages: A ‘How-to’ Guide on Developing Service-Learning Curriculum in World Languages Programs Deadline for 500-word proposals: May 1, 2016 Email...

NCAN’s 2016 Spring Training: All About Data

National College Access Network

Registration is now open for NCAN’s 2016 Spring Training. Don’t miss this opportunity to discuss data collection, use, and evaluation. Register today! How do you know your college access and...


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