The week of

May 9, 2016

Other Local Events and Workshops

Bringing Students Together: The Obstacles and Opportunities of School District Consolidation

Educational Testing Service

Consolidating New Jersey’s more than 590 school districts, while challenging, could increase equity and educational outcomes and potentially yield economic benefits to the state. Educational...

Partners in Freedom Award Presentation

I'm FREE (Females Reentering Empowering Each Other)

I’m FREE Celebrates 5 Years and cordially invites you to attend PARTNERS IN FREEDOM Fundraising Event and Award Presentation Honoring Rev. Michelle Anne Simmons Founder/CEO, Why Not Prosper,...

State Parent Advisory Council Conference

Pennsylvania Department of Education

2016 SPAC conference (): SPAC stands for the State Parent Advisory Council, which brings together parents from across PA to advise Pennsylvania Department of Education. The SPAC organizes an annual...

Teacher PD on Economics and Personal Finance

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s economic teachers offer one-day, three-evening, and weeklong professional development programs aimed at equipping K—12 teachers with the skills and...

Courses for those who work with Children & Families

Institute for Family Professionals

FREE Summer/Fall Courses for those who work with Children & Families – Register TODAY at The Institute for Family Professionals (IFP) is a premier training organization that provides the...

Planning for High Quality Service Learning to Address Common Core Standards

New Foundations Charter School

FREE Professional Development: Planning for High Quality Service Learning to Address Common Core Standards August 2, 2016 9am-3pm New Foundations Charter School is excited to provide a FREE...

Parent Summit

Parents United for Public Education

REGISTER TODAY! Parent Summit 2016 – Saturday, May 21st This is an opportunity that you do not want to miss! We are gathering with purpose to change the narrative of our City’s schools and the...

Job Corps Info Sessions in Bucks County

Center for Young Professionals

The Center for Young Professionals is hosting FREE Job Corps information sessions! The Center for Young Professionals assists out-of-school young adults, ages 16 to 24, in Bucks County entering the...

STEM++ Philadelphia

STEM++

ARE YOU A TEACHER, PROFESSOR, PHILANTHROPIST, NON-PROFIT OR EDUCATION LEADER? JOIN US AT STEM++ Philadelphia: An education workshop May 17 UNIV. OF THE SCIENCES 4101 WOODLAND AVE ROOM 110....

Facing History Summer Seminar: Holocaust and Human Behavior

Facing History and Ourselves

Facing History and Ourselves Summer Seminar Philadelphia, PA Join Facing History for professional development that links history, literature and ethics for educators in How is history shaped by...

28th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference

Mayor's Commission on Literacy

28th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference May 13, 2016 9:00am-3:30pm Temple University Tuttleman Learning Center The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy, in collaboration with Temple...

Experiential Learning: Theory & Practice

Blue Door Group

Experiential Learning: Theory & Practice Saturday, May 21, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Tabernacle United Church 3700 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA Get hands-on experience with Kolb’s...

Film & Discussion: Groundswell Rising

Beautiful Business

“Groundswell Rising” – Film Screening with Mark Lichty, Executive Producer and Tracy Carluccio, Deputy Director; Delaware Riverkeeper Network Monday, May 16, 2016, 5:30 – 8:00 PM...

New Resources

Research on Student Civic Outcomes in Service Learning

Association of American Colleges and Universities

New Book on Civic Outcomes Measurement Research on Student Civic Outcomes in Service Learning: Conceptual Frameworks and Methods will be published by Stylus Publishing, Inc., in November and is now...

Power of Integrative Learning: Higher Education for Success in Life, Work, and Society

Association of American Colleges and Universities

New Book on Integrative Learning for Success in Life, Work, and Society The Power of Integrative Learning: Higher Education for Success in Life, Work, and Society by William M. Sullivan will be...

Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States

Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education

Higher Education Attainment by Family Income: Current Data Show Persistent Gaps On April 19, 2016, the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education and the University of...

Childhood Adversity and Adult Reports of Food Insecurity

American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Childhood Adversity and Adult Reports of Food Insecurity Among Households With Children Introduction: Exposure to childhood adversity, including abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction, is...

Money, Race and Success: How School Districts Compare

Stanford University

Money, Race and Success: How Your School District Compares We’ve long known of the persistent and troublesome academic gap between white students and their black and Hispanic peers in public...

Miscellaneous

ESSA: Great Opportunity for Community Schools

American Federation of Teachers

ESSA: Great Opportunity for Community Schools! Webinar Registration The new education law, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), supports the planning, implementation, and essential elements of...

Healthier Students Are Better Learners

Mid-Atlantic Regional Education Laboratory

June 2 Webinar: Healthier Students Are Better Learners Learn what the research says about the role that various health problems can play in children’s academic growth and development Explore...

The Critical Role of General Education

Association of American Colleges and Universities

The Critical Role of General Education A free webinar featuring Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman, founders and co-editors of Inside Higher Ed Wednesday, May 11, 2:00–3:00 PM (Eastern Time) Click...

Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award

Campus Compact

2016 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award Nomination Period Ends May 16th Less than two weeks remain to nominate a deserving faculty member for the 2016 Ehrlich Award! The nomination period...

Harkin AmeriCorps Awards

Corporation for National & Community Service

It is time to honor excellence in AmeriCorps service and programming with the second annual Harkin Awards. Named in honor long-time service champion Senator Tom Harkin, the recipients will be...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

more 2016/2017 SERVE Philly VISTA positions

City of Philadelphia

SERVE Philly VISTA Leader positions (Must have completed a minimum one-year of service in AmeriCorps or Peace Corps) SERVE Philadelphia National Service Task Force VISTA Leader &fromSearch=true...

Women Bike PHL Intern, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

JOB TITLE: Women Bike PHL Intern LENGTH OF JOB: June 1, 2016 – August 31, 2016 HOURS: 10 hours / 13 weeks PAY: $15/ hr PURPOSE AND GENERAL DESCRIPTION The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia...

Cadence Youth Cycling Program Manager, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Phila

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

JOB TITLE: Cadence Youth Cycling Program Manager COMPENSATION: $40,000 BENEFITS: Health insurance, 401K option, vacation, sick & personal leave START DATE: June 13th, 2016 PURPOSE AND GENERAL...

Development Coordinator, Spark Philadelphia

Spark Philadelphia

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR Philadelphia Are you ready to work for a different type of nonprofit? Spark offers rewarding careers for hardworking professionals who want to bridge the opportunity gap for...

Pt-time Tenant Case Manager, Women’s Community Revitalization Project

Women’s Community Revitalization Project

The Women’s Community Revitalization Project: Founded in 1986, WCRP is committed to social and economic justice for low-income women and their families. WCRP develops affordable housing, provides...

Group Leader, Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

The Group Leader is responsible for supporting students and workshop activities in order to ensure high quality program operations in accordance with all grant requirements and the strategic goals...

Director of Programs and Operations, Mill Creek Farm

A Little Taste of Everything

A Little Taste of Everything – Mill Creek Farm Director of Programs and Operations Job Description A Little Taste of Everything is a non-profit that runs Mill Creek Farm in West Philadelphia....

Transition Pathways, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute

Drexel University

Project Director – Transition Pathways Exciting opportunity to manage the new Transition Pathways initiative at the Drexel Autism Institute’s (AJDAI) Life Course Outcomes research program (LCO)....

Community School VISTA positions, Lehigh Valley

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

2016-2017 United Way Greater Lehigh Valley VISTA Positions Community School Coordinator UWGLV (5)-Schools-Dodd Elem, Jefferson Elem, Northeast MS, Thomas Jefferson Elem, Union Terrace Elem The VISTA...

Grant Opportunities

Call for Nominations: Jaffe Awards

Ascena Foundation

Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards Issues 2016 Call for Nominations Sponsored by the Ascena Foundation, the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards is a nonprofit program that provides financial awards to everyday heroes who are...

Large-Scale Education Research Projects

Spencer Foundation

Spencer Foundation Invites LOIs for Large-Scale Education Projects The Spencer Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent from investigators for its Lyle Spencer Research Awards program. Grants of up...

Community Health and Well-Being Projects

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Ideas42 Invites Applications for Community Health and Well-Being Projects Ideas42, a project sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has issued a Call for Applications from groups or...

New Jersey School Health, Recreation Programs

New Jersey Association for Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance

NJAHPERD Accepting Application for New Jersey School Health, Recreation Programs The mission of the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance is to support quality...

NFL Foundation Grassroots Program

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

NFL Foundation Grassroots Program Accepting Applications for Capital Improvement Projects The NFL Foundation Grassroots Program, a partnership of the National Football League Foundation and the Local...

Public Media Campaigns for Sustainable Ag

Food and Farm Communications Fund

Food and Farm Communications Fund Accepting LOIs for Public Media Campaigns The Food and Farm Communications Fund was established in 2012 to help educate the public about the Sustainable Food and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Framing the Narrative for Boys & Young Men of Color

Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color

2016 Annual Gathering: NYC! Framing the Narrative for Boys & Young Men of Color: 10 Years of Leadership & The Journey Ahead Wednesday, May 18 – Saturday, May 21, 2016 New York City The...

Partnerships Classifieds

Summer Program Volunteers Needed, And Still I Rise

And Still I Rise

“And Still I Rise” Youth Development Program After-School, Weekend & Summer Program NEEDS YOU! FROM JULY 6TH – AUGUST 31ST 3131 W. Cumberland St. Philadelphia, PA 19132 ASIR provides a...


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