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December 11, 2017

Other Local Events and Workshops

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) workshop

University of Pennsylvania

The TESOL Workshop is an intensive three-day, fifteen-hour introduction to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), organized by the Educational Linguistics Division at the University...

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable Network meeting

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

As a participant in the Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable (PCPR) email network, you are invited to ​the December 21st Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable Network meeting. The purpose of this...

A People’s Jam on Justice: Education on the Run!

Just Act

Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EST) Summit Church 6757 Greene Street Philadelphia, PA 19119 Just Act’s A...

12th My Brother’s Keep Community Conversations: Justice

City of Philadelphia Office of Black Male Engagement

The Mayor’s Office of Black Male Engagement presents its 12th My Brother’s Keep Community Conversations Initiative: Topic: JUSTICE (related topics: police / community relations, anti-violence...

2018 Greater Philadelphia Social Innovations Awards

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

We are writing to announce the co-hosts and award presenters to the 2018 Greater Philadelphia Social Innovations Awards occurring on January 24, 2018 at 5:30 at International House Philadelphia. We...

Ancient Middle East: Using STEM to Analyze the Past

University of Pennsylvania

Penn Museum Teacher Professional Development Ancient Middle East: Using STEM to Analyze the Past Saturday, January 27, 2018 8:30 AM – 12:30PM Understand more about how archaeologists use...

The Answer to the Middle School Blues

Mighty Writers

Join our writing community for grades 5-8. Mighty Writers South Academy (grades 5-8) Monday to Thursday, 3:00-6:00pm Through June 7, 2018 MW South, 1501 Christian St. Join us after school for...

Educating After Violence: Trauma-Informed Practices for Adult Educators

Blue Door Group

Wednesday, January 24th 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM at the University of Pennsylvania Are you an educator working with adults who have experienced trauma or violence?  As an educator, are you sometimes...

Adult College Fair and Holiday Reception

Graduate! Philadelphia

Wednesday, December 13th 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Graduate! Philadelphia 1211 Chestnut Street Join Graduate! Philadelphia at our December 13 College Fair and Holiday Reception!Visit with...

City Lobby: Race & Public Space

Community Design Collaborative

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Pipeline Philly, 30 South 15th Street Philadelphia has invested significantly in its public spaces. The benefits of a vibrant public realm and civic...

New Resources

Building Institutional Capacity for Student Success

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Diversity & Democracy, Fall 2017 Vol. 20, No. 4 This issue of Diversity & Democracy suggests a range of approaches to building institutional capacity for student success. Contributing authors...

Social Innovations Journal: Boston Edition

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

We live in an ever expanding — and yet, with technology — ever shrinking global ecosystem in which the sharing, within and between regional ecosystems, of social innovations are of upmost...

Faculty Collaboratives

Association of American Colleges and Universities

This issue features the AAC&U Faculty Collaboratives project, which has created a large-scale, sustainable network of resource and innovation hubs and a curriculum for faculty professional...

Book: Service-Learning by Design

National Youth Leadership Council

NYLC is pleased to announce the publication of Service-Learning by Design. Written by Dr. Sue Root, this book is your comprehensive guide to the backward planning process of creating the most...

Strengthening Democracy for a Healthier Society

Campus Compact

COMPACT NATION PODCAST November episodes out now! Tune in monthly for conversations with leading community engagement professionals, book and literature reviews, discussions of important topics in...

Philadelphia Hiring & Workforce Solutions Map

Philadelphia Department of Commerce

Commerce Department Launches Hiring & Workforce Solutions Map This month, we’re thrilled to launch the Hiring and Workforce Solutions Map. This interactive map is comprised of organizations...

Analysis and Summary of Proposed Higher Education Act

National College Access Network

House HEA Proposal Contains Some Innovative, Some Concerning Ideas By Carrie Warick, Director of Policy and Advocacy, National College Access Network The National College Access Network is encouraged...

Partnerships Classifieds

ATTN South Philly youth: advise the Fumo Family Library

Free Library of Philadelphia

The Fumo Family library, located on South Broad Street and part of the Free Library of Philadelphia, recently won a grant to develop a teen area at the library to encourage and welcome teen audiences...

Reading Volunteer opportunity with KIPP

KIPP Philadelphia Schools

KIPP is a network of high performing public charter schools in Philadelphia and a long-time Wells Fargo partner. They are looking to recruit volunteers on December 15th to read to children in the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

29th Annual National Service-Learning Conference: Justice in Action

National Youth Leadership Council

March 11-13, 2018 in St. Paul, MN This year, the National Service-Learning Conference’s theme is Justice in Action. It’s a theme to inspire action – it’s educators and community members...

Sowing Change Convening: Food Insecurity

Pennsylvania Campus Compact

REGISTER NOW: Sowing Change Convening – February 23, 2018 Registration Deadline February 14, 2018 Location: Susquehanna University Registration is limited to the first 90 registrants. The goal...

Measuring Up: Simplifying Systemic Assessment for Carnegie and Beyond

Pennsylvania Campus Compact

Measuring Up: Simplifying Systemic Assessment for Carnegie and Beyond with Heather Mack – Registration Deadline January 2, 2018 The call for clear, reliable data to support civic and community...

2018 Summer Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success

Association of American Colleges and Universities

June 19–22, 2018 University of Utah Salt Lake City, Utah Applications Due March 1, 2018 Institute Details The Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success will help teams from campuses,...

2018 Equity Symposium

National School Boards Association

February 3, 2018 Marriott Marquis Washington, This one – day symposium provides a forum for school board members, public school advocates, and community leaders to examine and discuss the...

The Transformative Teacher-Educator Fellowship

Transformative Teacher-Educator Fellowship

Call For Applications: Summer 2018 TTEF Cohort EDUCATOR Fellowship The Transformative Teacher-Educator Fellowship program (TTEF) is pleased to announce its call for applications for the 2018 cohort....

Call for Papers: Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference 2018

Bryn Mawr College

Submit your proposal by February 15, 2018! The seventh annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference will be held Wednesday, May 23 – Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Bryn Mawr College, just...

Grant Opportunities

Esther Katz Rosen Pre-College Psychology Grant Program

American Psychological Foundation

APF Issues RFP for 2018 Esther Katz Rosen Pre-College Psychology Grant Program The American Psychological Foundation, the charitable arm of the American Psychological Association, has issued a...

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...

2018 Creative Leadership Grants


Crayola Invites Proposals From Elementary Schools for 2018 Creative Leadership Grants Crayola, in collaboration with the National Association of Elementary School Principals, is accepting...

Environmental Remediation Fund

Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation

PIDC has funds available from its revolving Environmental Remediation Fund for brownfield remediation. The fund provides low-cost loans to Philadelphia landowners seeking to clean up contamination on...

TREE Fund for urban and community forests


The program supports the development of unique, creative, or innovate educational programs and material to foster interest in and enthusiasm for urban and community forests. Deadline: April 1, 2017...

Optics and Photonics Education Outreach Grants


As part of its education outreach mission, SPIE provides support for optics and photonics related education outreach activities. The award process is competitive; applications are judged on their...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

SELF Empowerment Coach, Building Wealth and Health Network

Drexel University

Center for Hunger-Free Communities, Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health The Center for Hunger-Free Communities, established in 2004, is a research, service and policy/advocacy center...

Site Director, Year Up

Year Up

Title: Site Director (Wilmington, DE) Office: PTC – Wilmington Location: Wilmington, DE Career Stage: Director FLSA Status: Exempt Job Type: Regular Full-Time Overview The Site Director...

Project Director, PA Voice

Pennsylvania Voice

Pennsylvania Voice (PA Voice) seeks a talented leader for our Project Director position. Candidates should have successful experience managing groups of people to work together on shared goals and...

Faculty Affairs Specialist, Fox School of Business

Temple University

The Faculty Affairs Specialist for the Fox School of Business will primarily provide support to the Senior Associate Dean in the management of all administrative functions in his/her portfolio,...

Math Teacher, Mastery Charter Schools

Mastery Charter Schools

Mastery Charter Schools has been voted one of Philadelphia’s Top Work Places by for 8 years in a row. As a network of 20+ public charter schools across Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ, we work as...

Rec Center Program Manager, Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers

JOB DESCRIPTION Part-Time to Full-Time (optional) Starting at 25 hours/week About Mighty Writers Mighty Writers is a nonprofit that teaches Philadelphia kids, two to 17, to think and write with...


Kindness Rising Grants

Youth Service America

Deadline: Pledge by December 20, Do a Project by January 10, Submit Impact Report by January 31 Take the Be Fearless Be Kind pledge. (For each person who takes the pledge, Hasbro will donate a toy or...

The Growing Out-of-School Time Field: Part I

National Afterschool Alliance

Afterschool Webinar The Growing Out-of-School Time Field: Part I Wednesday, December 13 at 2 ET The OST field has come a long way over the past two decades, and the newly released book, The Growing...

NCAN’s Benchmarking Project: What We’ve Learned

National College Access Network

Thursday, January 25 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern NCAN’s Benchmarking Project just concluded data collection for its fifth round. Across the first four years of the project, NCAN, working with...

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