The week of

April 10, 2017

Other Local Events and Workshops

Film: Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes On the World

SEAMAAC

Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes On the World by Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition (SEAMAAC) Join Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition (SEAMAAC) and...

Strengthening Consumer Protections for Low-Income Families in Philadelphia

Mayor's Office of Community and Empowerment

April 2017 Roundtable: Strengthening Consumer Protections for Low-Income Families in Philadelphia Date: Friday, April 21, 2017 Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am Location: United Way of Greater...

For HS Students: Penn Open Labs Science Cafe

University of Pennsylvania

Are you interested in learning about cutting-edge science from Penn graduate students? Do you want to discover ways to pursue the sciences and STEM subjects in a future career? Come join us for...

Philadelphia Science Festival

Franklin Institute

PHILADELPHIA SCIENCE FESTIVAL April 21–April 29, 2017 The Philadelphia Science Festival is a nine-day, community-wide celebration of science that takes place annually in April. Featuring lectures,...

Table at Keystone First Spring Resource Fair

AmeriHealth Caritas

Keystone First Spring Resource Fair Wednesday, May 10, 2017 11:30 – 3:00 Lazaretto Ballroom 99 Wanamaker Avenue Essington, PA 19029 This is an opportunity to: Help educate and increase our...

Philadelphia Science Festival: Be an Artistic Engineer

Mural Arts Philadelphia

When Art and Science Collide Ever wonder how a can of spray paint works? Why a marker writes? How lift machinery operates? On Sunday, April 23, become an artistic engineer! Join Mural Arts for this...

ASPIRA Schools Teacher and School Staff Fair

ASPIRA

ASPIRA Schools Teacher and School Staff Fair Open to: Professionals in Philadelphia or the Surrounding Area Contact: ASPIRA Schools HR Department / 215-455-1300 Date and Time: Wednesday May 3, 2017...

3rd Annual Friends Of Neighborhood Education Summit

Friends of Neighborhood Education (FONE)

3rd Annual Friends Of Neighborhood Education (FONE) Summit by Friends of Neighborhood Education (FONE) Sat, April 29, 2017 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM EDT LOCATION Comcast Center 1701 JFK Blvd 42nd Floor...

iCamp 2017 Summer Media Academy

West Chester University

iCamp 2017 is a Summer Media Academy held at West Chester University from July 9-15 2017. We invite high school students–particularly, rising seniors–from the Philadelphia School District to join...

Film: After Spring

Nationalities Service Center

Nationalities Service Center presents After Spring Dirs. Steph Ching and Ellen Martinez, USA, 2016, digital, 101 mins. With the Syrian conflict now in its sixth year, millions of people continue to...

Summer Cycling Day Camp

Neighborhood Bike Works

Camp Registration has been extended! This year you can register for camp online, in person, or by downloading our paper application. Pick whichever method is most convenient. About Our Camp...

Summer PD: Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

Facing History and Ourselves

July 10 – 14, Summer Seminar Germantown Friends School Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior. In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies...

Teacher PD: Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age

Facing History and Ourselves

Professional Development with Facing History and Ourselves – April 26, 4:00 – 8:00 pm Global Leadership Academy Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age. On the afternoon of August 9,...

Mentoring 101: How to Be an Effective Mentor

Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center

Mentoring 101: How to Be an Effective Mentor Get the skills and strategies you need to be an effective mentor! Learn best mentoring practices, how to navigate communication roadblocks, and create a...

2017 Transgender HIV Awareness Day

William Way Community Center

2017 Transgender HIV Awareness Day Wednesday, April 19, 2017 5:30 PM-8:00 PM JOIN WITH OUR FRIENDS, FAMILY AND NEIGHBORS AS WE OBSERVE NATIONAL TRANSGENDER HIV AWARENESS DAY AT THE WILLIAM WAY LGBT...

Community Engagement through User Experience

Interactive Mechanics

Community Engagement through User Experience Learn to put yourself in your users’ shoes Thursday, April 27, 2-5 PM | Old City Philadelphia User Experience (UX) is how your visitors feels about a...

AIDS Education Month 2017

Philadelphia FIGHT

Join us for AIDS Education Month 2017! Registration is Now Open! June 2017 will be Philadelphia FIGHT’s 23rd Annual AIDS Education Month (AEM)! AEM is a series of free events throughout...

2017 Sustainability Symposium

Delaware Valley Green Building Council

2017 Sustainability Symposium Where: Penn State at the Navy Yard, 4960 South 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19112 When: Fri, May 5, 2017 – 8:00am – 4:30pm Delaware Valley Green Building...

April Civics Cafe

Young Involved Philadelphia

April Civics Cafe WHEN: Thursday, April 20, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM TICKETS: Free (Get Tickets Online) WHERE: TBD We heard you, Philly: You’re fired up. You’re ready to go. You just need a few...

Hot Topics in STEM Education

Philadelphia Education Fund

SPECIAL End-Of-Year STEM Networking Meeting – May 9, 2017 * The Our final FY17 STEM Networking Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 9:30-11:30 AM. * The topic will be “Hot...

End-Of-Year STEM Teacher Forum

Philadelphia Education Fund

Special End-Of-Year STEM Teacher Forum – May 15, 2017 May 15 Details * Our final FY17 STEM Teacher Forum will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 from 4:30-7:00 PM. * The Forum is FREE, and open to...

Campus Philly Annual Meeting

Campus Philly

Campus Philly Annual Meeting Featuring Release of Ready to Launch, Campus Philly’s workforce study of more than 1,000 current college students Discussion of Ready to Launch findings with Valerie...

Promoting Health in Our Community

Temple University

Promoting Health in Our Community Wednesday, April 26 2017 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Temple University’s Center for Social Policy and Community Development, in collaboration with Pan African...

New Resources

Service-Learning PD for 3rd-8th Grade Teachers

Need In Deed

Need in Deed provides professional development for 3rd-8th graders teachers in Philadelphia schools. We provide FREE training and support to bring service-learning to classrooms. Using our My Voice...

Exploring Engaged Scholarship

Campus Compact

This month on… The Compact Nation Podcast Exploring Engaged Scholarship Join us this month for discussions on documenting and publishing engaged scholarship. We delve into the role engaged...

Hire a WorkReady Summer Intern

Philadelphia Youth Network

WorkReady Summer offers businesses the opportunity to invest in the future of their organization and the city by hiring youth participants who complete a six-week (120 hour), paid work experience....

Retirement Delayed: The Impact of Student Debt on Older Americans

American Student Assistance

American Student Assistance released a report, “Retirement Delayed: The Impact of Student Debt on the Daily Lives of Older Americans,” which found that borrowers are delaying – or even failing...

Does Federal Work-Study Really Work?

Columbia University

Work-Study Works, But Could be More Equitable By Kim Cook, Executive Director, NCAN Given the president’s recent “skinny budget” proposal that “reduces Federal Work-Study [FWS]...

Geoscience Policy Recommendations for New Administration

American Geosciences Institute

AGI & Partners Publish Geoscience Policy Recommendations for New Administration The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has signed a new consensus document, Geoscience Policy Recommendations for...

City unveils Community Schools Plans

City of Philadelphia

How Community Schools Plan to Build Up Neighborhoods An initiative funded by the Philadelphia Beverage Tax, the City’s community schools initiative focuses on meeting local students’ and...

Report: Counting on Early Math Skills

MDRC

Counting on Early Math Skills Preliminary Kindergarten Impacts of the Making Pre-K Count and High 5s Programs Early math ability is one of the best predictors of children’s math and reading skills...

Lessons Learned from CA Next Gen Science Standards Early Implementation

WestEd

California NGSS K-8 Early Implementation Initiative The initiative is a partnership among K-12 Alliance@WestEd, the California Department of Education, Achieve, and eight school districts, and two...

Community School Standards

Coalition for Community Schools

Community School Standards The Community School Standards are designed to engage and support the community schools movement as a standards-driven, evidence-based strategy to promote equity and...

College Signing Day Toolkit

Better Make Room

Host Your Own College Signing Day Event! Last year, we celebrated over 1,250 events in ALL 50 states and even had some international events. This year, we want to activate even more schools and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Board members, PhilaSoup

PhilaSoup

Join our team! About PhilaSoup PhilaSoup is a non-profit that provides micro-grants (up to $599) to teachers in Philadelphia schools to fund classroom projects that enhance the learning experience...

Call for Hosts: On the Table Greater Philly

On The Table Greater Philly

Let’s Talk: UAC sponsors On the Table Greater Philly Would you like to host a table? On Sunday, April 2, UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner joined Pedro A. Ramos of the...

After-School Tutoring and Mentoring Program Internships, Puentes Hacia el Futuro

Puentes de Salud

Puentes Hacia el Futuro After-School Tutoring and Mentoring Program 2017-2018 Team Leader Internship Application First Deadline: Friday April 21, 2017; Second Deadline: Friday August 11, 2017...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for applications: Health Disparities Research Institute

National Institutes of Health

Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI) August 14-17, 2017 Bethesda, Maryland The program will feature lectures, mock grant review, seminars, and small group discussions on research relevant to...

Call for Papers: International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change

Columbia College

The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change Spring 2017 Volume and Call for Papers The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning,...

2017 Alternative Break Citizenship Schools

Break Away

2017 Alternative Break Citizenship Schools – early bird registration by April 14, 2017; Regular registration by May 12, 2017 The annual gathering of active citizens has begun! Join the Break Away...

PreK-12 Workshop

American Society for Engineering Education

ASEE PreK-12 Workshop Saturday, June 24, 2017 Columbus, Ohio Welcome, PreK-12 teachers, administrators and engineering educators from Columbus and across the country! Join us for an informative day...

Grant Opportunities

Grants for Philly elementary schools

Philadelphia Public School Giving Circle

Hello Friends of Philadelphia Public Education! After a successful inaugural Grant cycle of the Philadelphia Public School Giving Circle (PPSGC), we have decided to hold a second round this school...

Call for Proposals: Working Group Facilitators, Read by 4th

Free Library of Philadelphia

Beginning in May 2017, Read by 4th is seeking strategic partners to convene and facilitate the work of the campaign’s working groups. These partners will work closely with Read by 4th staff to...

Shared Interest Project

Elysian Fields

Elysian Fields and Little Baby’s Ice Cream’s Shared Interest Project Two Philadelphia-based small businesses, Elysian Fields and Little Baby’s Ice Cream, have partnered to establish a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps VISTA, Office of Immigrant Affairs

City of Philadelphia

Become an AmeriCorps VISTA with the City of Philadelphia. There are over 60,000 Lawful Permanent Residents in Philadelphia who are eligible for citizenship, according to national immigration groups....

Out-of-School-Time (OST) Program Coordinator, SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC (a nonprofit organization founded in 1984, as the Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition, Inc.) has 30 years of experience serving and advocating for...

Director, Adult and Community Education, CCP

Community College of Philadelphia

Director, Adult and Community Education The Director, Adult and Community Education manages the strategic direction, design and operation of the College’s non-credit adult basic education (ABE),...

Program Associate, William Penn Foundation

William Penn Foundation

If you know anyone who may want to work with the education team at the William Penn Foundation, they have an opening for a Program Associate. The ideal candidate would have a master’s degree...

Literacy Specialist, Early Childhood

Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation

Calling any early childhood educators and/or early literacy specialists interested in a creative opportunity to implement the collaborative Words At Play Vocabulary Initiative at The Free Library of...

Lending Program Officer, Philadelphia LISC

Local Initiatives Support Coalition

Philly LISC Seeks Program Officer for Lending We are excited to share that Philadelphia LISC is growing again. Philadelphia LISC seeks a Lending Program Officer to advance our community development...

Assistant Instructor, Ride Coach

Neighborhood Bike Works

Neighborhood Bike Works (NBW) provides educational, recreational, and career-building opportunities to underserved youth through bicycling, and promotes cycling as a healthy, affordable,...

Assistant Instructor, Earn-A-Bike Coach

Neighborhood Bike Works

Assistant Instructor – Earn-A-Bike Coach Neighborhood Bike Works (NBW) provides educational, recreational, and career-building opportunities to underserved youth through bicycling, and promotes...

Operations Director, Roxborough Development Corporation

Roxborough Development Corporation

Operations Director, Roxborough Development Corporation We are looking for someone who will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization and who will assist the Executive Director...

AmeriCorps VISTAs, United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

2017-2018 AmeriCorps VISTA Postings United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley has begun our search for our 2017-2018 AmeriCorps VISTAs! The deadline to apply is June 17, 2017. Please consider this...

Physician/Medical Director, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

The Physician will oversee the daily clinical operations and coordination of primary health care services at the Congreso Health center, which at full capacity, serves 4,000 patients. The Physician...

Communications Manager, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a Communications Manager within the Administrative Division. The Communications Manager plans and executes initiatives designed to increase...

Pt-time Patient Care Coordinator, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a Patient Care Coordinator for the Primary Care Department within the Health Promotion and Wellness Division of Congreso. The Patient Care...

External Affairs Coordinator, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

The External Affairs Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Communications Director and Development Director with the agency’s internal and external events, special projects and staff...

Director, Post-Secondary Scholarship Programs

Philadelphia College Opportunity Resources for Education

Job Description: DIRECTOR, POST-SECONDARY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS (PSP): PROMISE, CASA and RISE The PSP Director works closely with the Executive Director to ensure the efficient, and effective...

Miscellaneous

How Afterschool Programs can Support their Immigrant Students

Afterschool Alliance

The national dialogue has exposed children of all ages to complex discussions about immigration, religion, diversity, safety, and community. Students can end up feeling hurt, alienated, or confused...

Facilitating Effective Meetings

National Youth Leadership Council

Spend the next few months growing your professional acumen! Presentations are led by members of NYLC staff and Youth Advisory Council. All are welcome! We’ll offer insight valuable to young leaders...

Survey on public education

Education Law Center

Please take this 5 min survey to help improve PA schools! The Education Law Center and Youth United for Change are working to improve our schools and support student success, but we need your help to...

Temple Teacher Residency Info Webinar

Temple University

About Temple Teacher Residency The Temple Teacher Residency is an innovative urban STEM teacher education program that provides simultaneous school-based teaching experience and graduate education to...

Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award

Campus Compact

Nominations now open for the Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award The Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award recognizes one senior faculty member (post-tenure or middle-to-late...

Getting Carnegie Classified

Heather Mack Consulting

Free Live Webinar…..Applying for Carnegie in 2020? 3 Mistakes to Avoid Today. Join Heather Mack, SLCE Assessment Consultant and designer of the forthcoming Getting Carnegie Classified web-based...

Increasing College and Career Readiness in the Middle Grades

National Council for Community and Education Partnerships

Webinar: Are you struggling to ensure your middle-grade students are on track for college and career? Join this webinar on increasing college and career readiness in the middle grades to learn more...

Sharing Impact in Ways That Generate Income and Interest

Nonprofit Toolkit

Sharing Impact in Ways That Generate Income and Interest Instructor: Mandy Pearce Master Class Webinar Thursday, April 20, 2 – 3 Eastern All attendees can ask questions by phone or email after...


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