The week of

December 5, 2016

PHENND Events/Activities

Superintendent’s Award In Recognition of Outstanding Service

School District of Philadelphia

The Superintendent’s Award aims to recognize and honor outstanding service in Philadelphia public schools by student teachers and student volunteers. This award will be presented to individuals who...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Physics Demonstration Show for schools

University of Pennsylvania

Ben Franklin would be SHOCKED… if your classes missed the 20th annual University of Pennsylvania Physics Demonstration Show When: Mon, January 9, 2017 Two Shows: 9:30-11:30 AM & Noon-2 PM...

Introduction to Transformational Intergroup Dialogue Facilitation

Blue Door Group

Introduction to Transformational Intergroup Dialogue Facilitation January 19-20, 2017 Philadelphia, PA Introduction to Transformational Intergroup Dialogue Facilitaiton is a method of engendering...

Teacher Training: PHS Junior Flower Show

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

PHS Junior Flower Show: Teacher Training December 6, 2106 | 5 – 7 pm Pennsylvania Horticultural Society | 100 N 20th St, 5th Floor A horticultural exhibition for school-age children, the PHS...

Film Screening: 13th

Millennial Catholic POWER

Millennial Catholic POWER Screening of 13th Saturday, December 10th at 4 PM Old St. Joseph’s Church 321 Willings Alley Philadelphia, PA 19106 Millennial Catholic POWER, Live Free, POWER, and...

Hazon Philadelphia Jewish Food Festival

Hazon

Hazon Philadelphia Jewish Food Festival December 11, 2016 – 10:00 am – 6:30 pm Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia, PA Waste Not, Want Not: Exploring Our Food Choices Save the date for a joyful...

College Access and Success & Out-of-School Time

Foundations

Partnering for College Access and Success: College Access and Success & Out-of-School Time (OST) Programs Working Together This holiday season we are bringing back a unique opportunity for you to...

Association of College Unions International Annual Conference

Association of College Unions International

2017 Annual Conference March 19-23, 2017 Philadelphia Registration is now available! Make your plans to join ACUI in Philadelphia. It’s called the “City of Brotherly Love,” the “Cradle of...

Equitable Development Symposium

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Join community development practitioners, government officials, funders and activists at PACDC’s annual symposium exploring equitable development in Philadelphia. The 2016 keynote speaker Gordon...

New Resources

GreenMoney’s 2017 Outlook: The World in Transition

GreenMoney Journal

The new December 2016 issue featuring ” GreenMoney’s 2017 Outlook: The World in Transition” is now online. Below are the new GreenMoney Journal articles. 2017 is...

Upward Bound recruiting 9th & 10th graders

Temple University

UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM A TRIO Program funded by the US Department of Education WHAT IS THE UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM? Funded by the Department of Education, the Temple University Upward Bound Program (UB)...

Math Science Upward Bound recruiting 9th & 10th graders

Temple University

MATH SCIENCE UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM WHAT IS MATH SCIENCE UPWARD BOUND? Temple University’s Math Science Upward Bound Program (MSUB) is a comprehensive program developed to enhance the academic...

Center City Reports: Philadelphia Retail

Center City District

The Center City District (CCD) and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) have released Center City Reports: Philadelphia Retail, a look at retail market trends in downtown Philadelphia....

2015-16 School Support Census Report

School District of Philadelphia

2015-16 School Support Census Report Now Available The Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) has released its report on last year’s School Support Census. The purpose of the census was to...

The impact of afterschool STEM: Examples from the field

Afterschool Alliance

Afterschool programs across the country work hard to equip children with vital skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). These programs also carefully measure their impacts on...

MLK Day Signature Site Registration and Webinars

Global Citizen

22nd Annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service Signature Site January 16, 2017 We are less than 2 weeks away from the registration deadline on Friday, December 16th! To register...

Bucks Co Career Center now serve NE Philly Youth

Bucks County Center for Young Professionals

FREE Job Readiness/Career Exploration, Job Placement & GED Preparation for Young Adults To assist out-of-school young adults, ages 16 to 24, in Bucks County and North East Philadelphia enter the...

Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education

U.S. Department of Education

Encouraging Access and Success for Students From All Backgrounds Over the last decade, a number of higher education institutions have made gains in attracting, admitting, and enrolling students from...

Pathways to Progress: Forging Strategies to Broaden Impact

Equal Measure

Equal Measure issued an update on the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative, a three-year, $50-million effort to help 100,000 low-income youth to develop the workplace skills and...

Lesson Plans: Climate, Land Rights and Water

Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting

Climate, Land Rights and Water This week’s featured resource compiles nine lesson plans for middle school, high school and college teachers that are connected to reporting from Pulitzer Center...

Engaging Urban Universities as Anchor Institutions for Health Equity

American Public Health Association

Engaging Urban Universities as Anchor Institutions for Health Equity Ira Harkavy, PhD [PHENND Founder and Board Chair] The extreme poverty, persistent deprivation, and pernicious racism afflicting...

Miscellaneous

Innovation in Caregiving Award

Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging Invites Nominations for Innovation in Caregiving Award The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging is a national organization that pursues innovation in practice and policy...

The Power of Chronic Absence Data to Ensure Safe, Supportive Schools

U.S. Department of Education

WEBINAR Every Student, Every Day-No Matter What: Realizing the Power of Chronic Absence Data to Ensure Safe, Supportive Schools Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 10-11:30 am PT / 1-2:30 pm ET Every...

New PreK spaces available for Philadelphia families

City of Philadelphia

Did you know that quality early childhood education sets our children up for success? It reduces the need for special education, raises graduation rates, and narrows the achievement gap. These...

Advocacy Webinar for College Access programs

National College Access Network

NCAN webinar: At the 2016 National Conference, the National College Access Network held our first ever Advocacy Institute, a training targeted at college access professionals looking to increase the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Part-Time ESL Instructor, Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a Part-time ESL Instructor to work in Congreso’s Education and Workforce (EWS) division. This position provides...

Measurement & Evaluation Coordinator, Drexel Center for Population Health Management

Drexel University

The Measurement and Evaluation Coordinator will design, coordinate and execute evaluations for the Drexel Center for Population Health Management. Programs in the center’s portfolio include,...

Grants Manager, School of Arts and Sciences

University of Pennsylvania

The School of Arts and Sciences is seeking a new Grants Manager. The successful candidate for the Grants Manager position will have the ability to work with, and the desire to learn from, management...

Program Officer, William Penn Foundation

William Penn Foundation

Title: Program Officer Specific Focus: Education, Advocacy, and Special Projects Reports to: Education Program Director Direct Reports: 0-1 Location: Philadelphia Travel: Regional/Domestic Travel...

Grant Opportunities

Ninth Annual Wireless Innovation Prize

Vodafone Americas Foundation

Vodafone Americas Foundation Announces Ninth Annual Wireless Innovation Prize The Vodafone Americas Foundation has announced its ninth annual Wireless Innovation Project, which offers applicants the...

Community Access to Child Health

American Academy of Pediatrics

Community Access to Child Health Seeks Applications for Community Health Programs Community Access to Child Health, a program of the American Academy of Pediatrics, provides support to pediatricians...

Optics-Related Education Projects

SPIE

SPIE Invites Applications for Optics-Related Education Projects SPIE is an international society that works to advance interdisciplinary approaches to the science and application of light. As part of...

International Fund

Astraea Foundation for Lesbian Justice

Astraea Foundation for Lesbian Justice Accepting Applications for International Fund The Astraea Foundation for Lesbian Justice supports lesbian, trans*, intersex, and LGBTQI groups that promote...

Shakespeare in American Communities Program

National Endowment for the Arts

Arts Midwest Invites Proposals for Shakespeare in American Communities Program Shakespeare in American Communities, a national theater program of the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation...

Lead2Feed Leadership Challenge for SL projects

Foundation for Impact on Literacy and Learning

Lead2Feed Leadership Challenge Accepting Student Entries for Service Learning Projects The Lead2Feed Challenge was created by the Foundation for Impact on Literacy and Learning and the Lift a Life...

Small Grants Program

Clif Bar Family Foundation

Clif Bar Family Foundation Accepting Applications for Small Grants Program The Clif Bar Family Foundation is accepting applications for its Small Grants program. Through the program, general...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: Project-based Learning in the STEM Classroom

Philadelphia Regional Noyce Partnership

Call for Presenters The Philadelphia Regional Noyce Partnership will host a STEM Educator Professional Development Day Project-based Learning in the STEM Classroom Saturday, December 17, 2016 ~ 8:30...

Call for Papers/Projects – Care as a Humanizing Act in Education

Swarthmore College

Call for Papers/Projects – Care as a Humanizing Act in Education #CritEdPol, Swarthmore College’s Journal of Critical Education Policy Studies, announces an open call for undergraduate...

Call for Workshops: Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement

NASPA

2017 CIVIC LEARNING AND DEMOCRATIC ENGAGEMENT MEETING ORGANIZED BY ADP, TDC, AND NASPA June 8-10, 2017 Baltimore Waterfront Marriott * Baltimore, Maryland Pre-conference sessions will be available on...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer financial coaches needed

Clarifi

Looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity? Become a financial coach with Clarifi! Clarifi Coach is a successful financial coaching program geared towards helping members of the community become...

Pizza + Scholarship Parties

NextGenVest

Want a free end of year Pizza Party for your classroom? and Dominos are sponsoring “Pizza + Scholarship Parties” for Philadelphia schools to encourage students to apply for scholarships...

Professional mentors needed, STE(A)M Scholars Program

1199C Training Fund

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund and Roxborough High School Mentors Needed for STE(A)M Scholars Program Do you want to inspire and support Philadelphia youth to and through college? Are...


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