The week of

March 6, 2017

Other Local Events and Workshops

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages workshop

University of Pennsylvania

The TESOL workshop organized by the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania on March 31-April 2 is currently accepting registration from participants who wish to begin or enrich...

SAC Academy Workshop – Understanding the Parent Survey

School District of Philadelphia

SAC Academy Workshop – Understanding the Parent Survey: We want to hear from you! The Parent Survey is opening soon, and we want to make sure every single parent/guardian in the School District...

Nourish Seminar & Award Presentation

MANNA

MANNA is hosting its annual Nourish Seminar & Award Presentation, March 30th from 2-7PM, celebrating the accomplishments of health care leaders striving to incorporate nutrition services into our...

Future of Higher Education’s Delivery Model

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Please join us at the upcoming Chamber event titled “Growth Matters: The Future of Higher Education’s Delivery Model” taking place next Tuesday, March 14th. You will hear from Dr. Stephen...

Community Network Convening and Expo

Temple University

Community Network Convening and Expo When: April 19, 2017 from 8 am to 3 pm Where: Free Library Main Branch On April 19th, 2017, hundreds of community stakeholders across Philadelphia and bridging...

PhilaSoup Grant Writing Support

PhilaSoup

PhilaSoup Grant Writing Support – Thursday March 23 PhilaSoup is a non-profit organization that provides micro-grants to fund educational or classroom projects in need of funding. Join...

FAFSA Phone-a-thon

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

On Tuesday March 7th, 2017 Councilmember Helen Gym is partnering with Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable, Council President Darrell Clarke, and Fox 29 Good Day morning show to air a call-in show...

Higher Ed in the Age of Trump: What It Means for Students of Color

University of Pennsylvania

Higher Ed in the Age of Trump: What It Means for Students of Color Marybeth Gasman, Founding Director of the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions; Professor, Graduate School of Education...

College Alumni Fair

Mighty Writers

College Alumni Fair March 16, 2016 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Grades 10 – 12 This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street We are starting a new series for the impending college Freshman...

Imagination Unbound

Mighty Writers

Imagination Unbound March 14, 21,28, April 4,11,18 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Ages 13-15 Unleash your creativity, explore your true self, and sharpen your unique voice while learning the basics of...

Learning Innovation Conversation with Mimi Ito

Drexel University

Learning Innovation Conversation with Mimi Ito By ExCITe Center at Drexel University TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM Please join ExCITe to welcome Mizuko (Mimi) Ito as the next speaker in...

Train Your Mentors & Mentees Effectively

Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center

Join the Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center for their next training on March 21 Train Your Mentors and Mentees Effectively: What You Need to Know based on the Elements of Effective Practice...

transcribez welcomes Davy Knittle

University of Pennsylvania

transcribez: Writing group for trans and GNC youth Who? Creative writing group for trans and gender non-conforming youth (age 14-24), with trans and GNC facilitators When? Every second Saturday for...

Social Enterprise Models and Social Impact

Social Innovations Institute

Join Us! for the SOCIAL ENTERPRISE MODELS AND SOCIAL IMPACT LOCALLY AND GLOBALLY, where we provide a framework to explore how social innovation and enterprise can lead in providing solutions to...

Once Upon a Time – Writing Your Own Fairy Tale

Mighty Writers

Once Upon a Time – Writing Your Own Fairy Tale March 19, 26, April 2, 9, 23 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Ages 7-9 This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street Do you have a favorite fairy...

Finance Your Small Business

Entrepreneur Works

Entrepreneur Works: “Finance Your Small Business,” March 20, 6:00 PM. The Small Business Administration will moderate a financing panel including panelists in the fields of lending,...

New Resources

Parent Engagement Practices Improve Outcomes for Preschool Children

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Parent Engagement Practices Improve Outcomes for Preschool Children Children begin learning at home long before they ever reach the classroom, so parents play a critical role in supporting early...

Brief: How Cities Embrace Their Infants and Toddlers

Early Childhood Action Collective

How Cities Embrace Their Infants and Toddlers The Early Childhood Action Collective is pleased to share with you the third in an ongoing series of briefs intended to inform the implementation of...

Ensuring Safe Drinking Water for Our Children at School

PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

An analysis by PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center gave Pennsylvania a grade of “F” when it comes to preventing lead in drinking water in the Commonwealth’s schools. “Schools should...

Creating Engagement between Schools and Their Communities

Children’s Aid Society

The personal experiences of a variety of educational leaders provide lessons from working in community schools, thoughtfully compiled in Creating Engagement between Schools and Their Communities. The...

Final Report: AmeriCorps Alumni Outcomes Study

Corporation for National & Community Service

Final Report: AmeriCorps Alumni Outcomes Study AmeriCorps by the numbers Since its founding in 1994, over 1 million AmeriCorps members have contributed more than billion hours of service. While the...

How Can High School Counseling Shape Students’ Postsecondary Attendance?

National Association for College Admissions Counseling

NACAC Reports Consider Counseling’s Connection to College Enrollment A recent report from the National Association for College Admissions Counseling, “How Can High School Counseling Shape...

How Governments Support Higher Education Through the Tax Code

Pew Research Center

Equity Alert: Cost of Higher Ed Tax Expenditures Eclipses Pell Grant Spending In 2014, forgone revenue from federal higher education tax expenditures totaled $ billion, 14 percent more than the cost...

Getting Started With Data & Tracking Your Student Results

National College Access Network

This week, NCAN and Exponent Partners released a two-part white paper series that aims to assist NCAN member organizations in becoming more data-driven. NCAN members have increasingly incorporated...

Measure Student Learning for Outcomes that Matter in Work and Life

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Not the Usual Standardized Test: VALUE Approach Shows It’s Possible to Meaningfully Measure Student Learning for Outcomes that Matter in Work and Life New Report Describes Outcomes, Prospects...

Fundraising Planning Toolkit

Network for Good

Are you ready to tackle your 2017 fundraising plan? In this toolkit, you’ll find the tips, tools, and templates you need to get organized and inspired as you create your 2017 fundraising plan....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: 29th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference

Office of Adult Education

The 29th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference in Philadelphia is back May 19th! Do you have an exciting topic, research, or product you’d like to share with Philadelphia’s adult...

Call for Workshops: 43rd Family Involvement Conference

Family Involvement Confernece

It’s time to start planning for the 43rd Family Involvement Conference! This conference is based upon the premise that active family involvement in the education process is the key to effective...

Grant Opportunities

Applications for K-12 Classroom Strategies

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation Accepting Applications for K-12 Classroom Strategies The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation believes that continuous, insightful, and innovative...

National Resilient Communities Program

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

NFWF Issues RFP for National Resilient Communities Program The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has announced the launch of the Resilient Communities grant program. Through a commitment from...

RISE Boys & Men of Color Ideation Award Challenge

University of Pennsylvania

RISE BMOC Ideation Award Challenge Focused on the four RISE populations (Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Blacks, Latinos, and Native Americans), the RISE Ideation Award Challenge...

Public Participation in STEM Research

National Science Foundation

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN STEM RESEARCH The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently released a Dear Colleague Letter calling for proposals aimed at “Capacity-building,...

Upward Bound Math and Science Program

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Upward Bound Math and Science Program CFDA Number Department of Education The Upward Bound (UB) Program is one of the seven programs known as the Federal...

Services for Women and Children

Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia Giving Circle

Grant Opportunity Services for Young Women Transitioning out of Foster Care or Refugee Services for Families Does Your Organization Serve Women and Children in Greater Philadelphia? The Cosmopolitan...

World Heritage Trip Grant for Teachers

University of Pennsylvania

The South Asia Center at the University of Pennsylvania will award five Greater Philadelphia teachers $1,000 grants to offset the total program fee ($1,985) for the World Heritage Trip to India &...

Innovation in Postsecondary Learning

Lumina Foundation

LIFTeD Prize 2017 – Innovation in Postsecondary Learning AWARD: $50,000 USD DEADLINE: Apr 02 2017 23:59 EDT Postsecondary learning is increasingly acknowledged as essential for realizing the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

After-School Teachers, Netter Center for Community Partnerships

University of Pennsylvania

Position Offered: The Netter Center’s University-Assisted Community School Program at Benjamin B. Comegys Elementary School is looking to hire After-School Teachers for its after-school program....

Assistant Director for Community Service, Lehigh University

Lehigh University

The Assistant Director for Community Service works in conjunction with the Director for Community Service in coordinating volunteer opportunities for the Lehigh community. This person is responsible...

Shared Prosperity Fellows, Mayor’s Office of Community and Empowerment

Mayor's Office of Community and Empowerment

SHARED PROSPERITY FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION OPEN NOW! The Mayor’s Office of Community and Empowerment is proud to announce recruitment for the first cohort of Shared Prosperity Fellows! Shared...

Development Associate, Bicycle Coalition

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

JOB TITLE: Development Associate COMPENSATION: $31,000 – $34,000 BENEFITS: Health Insurance, vacation, sick & personal leave, bike benefit START DATE: Immediate Opening ABOUT THE BICYCLE...

Evaluation Consultant, Equal Measure

Equal Measure

Equal Measure (formerly the OMG Center for Collaborative Learning) is a $5 million nonprofit evaluation and philanthropic services firm based in Philadelphia. Formally established as a nonprofit...

Fee for Service Therapist, Mazzoni Center

Mazzoni Center

Fee for Service Therapist Mazzoni Center is seeking a licensed Master’s level Therapist to provide psychotherapy to the LGBTQ communities in Philadelphia. This is the only program of its kind...

Communications Coordinator, Mazzoni Center

Mazzoni Center

The Communications Coordinator develops, coordinates, and manages online, email, video, and print content and communication to meet the organization’s outreach, education, and resource...

Director Of Analytics, Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA

Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA

Director Of Analytics Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA Job description The Association Office of the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA is seeking a cause driven leader to serve as their Director of...

Director, Curriculum and Instruction, Villanova University

Villanova University

Director, Curriculum and Instruction Villanova University Job description The Director provides leadership in the areas of curriculum development, program revision, assessment, instructor evaluation...

High School Principal, Father Judge High School for Boys

Archdiocese of Philadelphia

High School Principal, Archdiocese of Philadelphia Principal Father Judge High School for Boys 3301 Solly Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19136 The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Office of Catholic Education...

Assistant Project Director, Summer Youth Employment

Urban Affairs Coalition

POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Project Director will be responsible for the day-to-day management of UAC’s Summer Youth Employment programs, providing over 1,000 youth with paid work experience...

Miscellaneous

Monica’s Health Magazine Academic Scholarship Program

Monica's Health Magazine

We are writing to you to inform you of The Monica’s Health Magazine Academic Scholarship Program, which was recently launched. The scholarship is open to all your full-time students, as well as to...

Read by 4th Community Survey

Read by 4th

Read by 4th has partnered with BeHeardPhilly to launch a survey about views on how children become successful readers and learners. This survey is for all Philadelphians, not just parents! The survey...

GLC House of Hope for Girls

George L. Cannon House of Hope for Girls

George L. Cannon House of Hope for Girls KEEP IT 100 GLC HOUSE OF HOPE FOR GIRLS NEEDS YOU!!! We are building Girls of Courage, Confidence and Character who will make the world a better place. We...

Early Learning Instructional Coaching Program

La Salle University

EARLY LEARNING INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING PROGRAM Building Bridges to Enhance Teaching and Learning in PreK-4 Settings Develop Your Competence as a PreK-4 Instructional Leader! Earn ACT 48/PIL (ACT 45)...


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