The week of

January 22, 2018

PHENND Events/Activities

Storytelling: The Secret to College Admissions

PHENND

Philadelphia College Access and Success Stakeholders are excited to offer a FREE training for college access providers through UBS (United Bank Switzerland) NextGen Leaders. UBS NextGen Leaders...

VISTA School-Community Partnership Coordinators

PHENND

Join a cohort that works to strengthen communication, collaboration and community in local Philadelphia schools. PHENND seeks 21 full-time AmeriCorps VISTAs: 16 serve as Community Partnership...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Outside is IN! Free K-18 Teacher Workshop

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

Engaging Your Classroom with Outdoor Education Techniques February 3, 2018 9:00 – 4:00 pm at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum (8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19153)...

Special Education Law: An Overview for Families

The Quaker School

When: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST Where: The Quaker School at Horsham 250 Meetinghouse Road Horsham, PA 19044 Are you feeling overwhelmed as you are learning (teaching...

Classroom and Behavior Management in Out-of-School Time

Out-of-School Time Resource Center

In Search of Balance: Classroom and Behavior Management in Out-of-School Time Wednesday, February 14, 9:30 -11:30 am Now that it’s a new year, make your resolution now to ramp up your efforts to...

Closing the Summer Gap: It’s Never too Early to Plan

Out-of-School Time Resource Center

Wednesday, January 24th, 9:30-11:30 am There is still time to register for our January 24th peer networking meeting, Closing the Summer Gap: It’s Never too Early to Plan! Please join Christian...

Info Sessions on new Board of Education

City of Philadelphia

Philadelphia Board of Education Member Appointment Process Begins The City of Philadelphia announced the launch of the formal process to appoint Philadelphia’s new Board of Education. This will...

FROM THE FIRE: Leadership Academy for Young Men

At the Well Conferences

At the Well Conferences, Inc. is proud to introduce… FROM THE FIRE: Leadership Academy for Young Men Delroy Lindo Actor and Director From the Fire Program Chair Leadership Development...

Why I Teach Panel

The Fellowship

There is a serious shortage of Black male educators in our nation’s public schools. Now, more than ever, we need to hear from you. MODERATOR: RAYMOND ROY-PACE School District of Philadelphia,...

Annual Career Fair for Black Male Educators

The Fellowship

  PURPOSE CAREER FAIR Held every year in February, our one-day annual fair gives current and prospective Black male educators opportunities to get guidance and resume feedback from career advisors,...

4th Annual Research, Policy, and Practice Conference (R2P)

School District of Philadelphia

Please save the date for the School District of Philadelphia’s 4th Annual Research, Policy, and Practice Conference (R2P). When: Monday, May 21, 2018 Where: 440 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia,...

Philadelphia Black History Collaborative Fish Fry

Philadelphia Black History Collaborative

The Philadelphia Black History Collaborative is hosting our second annual conference on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School (KCAPA) from 8:00 am until...

High School Equivalency Exams workshop series

City of Philadelphia Office of Adult Education

Happy New Year! The Office of Adult Education is excited to announce a new High School Equivalency Exams workshop Series, which provides adult education tutors, mentors, teachers and practitioners...

Free Writing Workshops at Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers

Winter/Spring 2018. Now at five locations! Sign up: &mw_program=7016A000000Ls2gQAC Sign up: &mw_program=7016A000000LsSkQAK Sign up: &mw_program=7016A000000LqXoQAK New Winter &...

Greenworks Celebration

City of Philadelphia Office of Sustainability

Join Mayor Jim Kenney and the Office of Sustainability as we celebrate the first year of progress since releasing Greenworks: A Vision for a Sustainable Philadelphia. Learn about successes from 2017...

Pro Bono Clinic to Assist Puerto Rican Evacuees

Ceiba

  Help People Register to Receive Free Legal Assistance with FEMA matters Victims of Hurricane Maria have until March 20, 2018 to file a claim with FEMA and 60 days to appeal a denial by FEMA if...

SAC Academy Workshop: How to Write SAC Bylaws

School District of Philadelphia

This workshop will go over the basics of writing School Advisory Council Bylaws, including writing a mission and vision statement for a SAC and coming up with realistic, school-specific guidelines...

Fundamentals of Successful Fundraising

La Salle Nonprofit Center

To be successful at fundraising you need to know all the building blocks that comprise nonprofit resource development and then be able to craft a diversified strategy for your organization that...

Witness to History: Holocaust Remembrance Speaker

Repair the World

“Anneliese Winterberg Nossbaum was born in Guben, Germany. In July 1941, when Anneliese was 12 years old, the Nazis ordered her family to move to a cloister with a total of 474 people. In...

Life After School Program

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

LIFE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM AT CAROUSEL HOUSE SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2018, 11AM Do you have a child between the ages of 14 and 21 who has an Individualized Education Program (IEP)? Want to learn more...

New Resources

Report: College Credit in High School

College Board

Over the past six decades, opportunities for high school students to earn college credit have multiplied. From early career and technical education offerings to the Advanced Placement Program®...

Report: Bridging the Soft Skills Gap

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

BRIDGING THE SOFT SKILLS GAP How the Business and Education Sectors Are Partnering to Prepare Students for the 21st Century Workforce OVERVIEW Despite high school graduation rates reaching all-time...

Model State Policy Agenda for Post-Secondary Success

National College Access Network

NCAN Introduces Model State Policy Agenda and Toolkit By Jack Porter, Advocacy Associate Last week, the National College Access Network released our final Model State Policy Agenda and the first of...

Community Schools as an Effective School Improvement Strategy

Learning Policy Institute

Community Schools as an Effective School Improvement Strategy: A Review of the Evidence New Report Provides Research Based Evidence that Community Schools are an Effective School Improvement Strategy...

Podcast: Newman Civic Fellows in Action

Campus Compact

SEASON 2, EPISODE 9 Newman Civic Fellows in Action Campus Compact President & Compact Nation Podcast Co-Host, Andrew Seligsohn, and Campus Compact Housing Partnerships Coordinator and AmeriCorps...

Free Workshop on Understanding Award Letters

NextGenVest

NextGenVest Free Workshop Sign Up NextGenVest can host a free 20 – 30 minute workshop at your school focused on a financial aid topic of your choosing! When will you hear back from us? Within...

Superintendent’s/Principal’s Toolkit to Utilizing National Service Resources

Corporation for National and Community Service

Leverage National Service Resources The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and national service programs like AmeriCorps and Senior Corps want to help your district or school...

Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys

Campaign for Black Male Achievement

Study shows progress in funding support for Black males Five years ago, in 2012, the Campaign for Black Male Achievement and Foundation Center published the first report in this series, Where Do We...

Outcomes and Economic Returns from Early Childhood Programs

Rand Corporation

Investing Early: Taking Stock of Outcomes and Economic Returns from Early Childhood Programs RAND updates earlier study on ECE return on investment The RAND Corporation has updated a 2005 study on...

Task Force on Quality Education

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

In July 2016, during the 107th National Convention, delegates unanimously passed a Resolution calling for a moratorium on charter school expansion until there is accountability and transparency in...

Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program

Bryn Mawr College

The Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Are you an executive who is eager to take your organization to the next level of effectiveness? Or an employer looking...

Completing College: A National View of Student Completion Rates

National Student Clearinghouse

Executive Summary This Signature Report investigates the six-year completion outcomes of the students who began their postsecondary education in fall 2011. The overall national six-year completion...

First-State Findings on Supporting Postsecondary Success

Jobs for the Future

By Sara Melnick, Deputy Director, National College Access Network Delaware may be our nation’s second-smallest state, but as its nickname implies, it’s also the First State. And given work there...

Discrimination in America

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Experiences and Views on Affects of Discrimination Across Major Population Groups in the United States The Harvard Chan School of Public Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and National...

Partnerships Classifieds

The National Liberty Museum is accepting nominations for our 2018 “TEACHER as HERO” Award

National Liberty Museum

Do you know a teacher who deserves special recognition? This yearly recognition program, sponsored by State Farm®, honors outstanding educators in the Delaware Valley. Educators are recognized in...

Volunteers need to run STEM activities, Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute

Diversity in STEM at The Franklin Institute: Volunteer with us! Are you and your team interested in participating in an upcoming event at The Franklin Institute that strives to raise awareness of the...

Host sites needed, Quaker Voluntary Service

Quaker Voluntary Service

We invite your organization to consider serving as one of the service placements for Quaker Voluntary Service (QVS), a dynamic program providing opportunities for transformative service in peace,...

Applications Open for Philadelphia Board of Education

City of Philadelphia

An important message about Philadelphia’s schools from Mayor Jim Kenney: When I took office, it was important to me that we move quickly to expand access to quality pre-K. Because our kids are...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Standing Together in a Changing Landscape: A Call to Action

National Partnership for Educational Access

Conference Agenda At-A-Glance: Most conference activities will take place on Thursday, April 12 and Friday, April 13, with an optional pre-conference workshop, site visit, and welcome reception...

8th Annual Service Engagement Summit

Indiana Campus Compact

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! 2018 SERVICE ENGAGEMENT SUMMIT: CONNECTING ACROSS DIVIDES FEATURING KEYNOTE ADDRESSES BY EVA MOZES KOR AND AMAL KASSIR Join us for The 8th Annual Service Engagement Summit...

Grant Opportunities

Delaware Fund for Women

Delaware Community Foundation

Fund for Women Invites Applications for Delaware Programs The Fund for Women, a component fund of the Delaware Community Foundation, invests and advocates to empower women and girls in Delaware to...

Green Streets Initiative

Chesapeake Bay Trust

Chesapeake Bay Trust Accepting Applications for Green Streets Initiative The Chesapeake Bay Trust is accepting applications for the Chesapeake Bay Green Street-Green Jobs-Green Towns Initiative,...

Develop K-12 Classroom Strategies

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

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

Environment, Health, Human Services Projects

Lawrence Foundation

Lawrence Foundation Accepting Proposals for Environmental, Education, Human Services Projects The Lawrence Foundation in Santa Monica, California, awards grants to qualified charitable organizations...

Teacher Development Grants: K-12 Classroom Strategies

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

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

Traditional Community Employment Grant for people with disabilities

Kessler Foundation

Kessler Foundation Invites Applications for Traditional Community Employment Grant The Kessler Foundation is a public charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with...

Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition

University of Pennsylvania

Open for Venture Path Applications! Considered the most prestigious and well-funded education business plan competition, the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition (EBPC) has earned a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Manager, Leadership Giving, United Way

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

UWGPSNJ’s mission is to end intergenerational poverty in our region by harnessing, leveraging and strategically investing the collective power of donors, advocates and volunteers, to help...

Development Associate, Major and Individual Gifts

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

UWGPSNJ’s mission is to end intergenerational poverty in our region by harnessing, leveraging and strategically investing the collective power of donors, advocates and volunteers, to help...

Fundraising Project Manager, Fairmount Ventures

Fairmount Ventures

Fairmount Ventures () is a social impact business launched in 1992 to help nonprofits grow and thrive. Core services for nonprofits, public agencies, and philanthropy include: strategic and business...

Pt-time Career Coach, National Able Network

National Able Network

SOCIAL SERVICES/Workforce Development – CAREER COACH (Part-Time) Interested candidates should submit a resume to: careers@ National Able Network, a dynamic and growing nonprofit agency...

GreatPhillySchools Coordinator, Philadelphia School Partnership

Philadelphia School Partnership

Organization Summary The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) works to give every child in America’s fifth largest city the opportunity to attend a great school. We invest philanthropic funds in...

Community Outreach Manager, Philadelphia School Partnership

Philadelphia School Partnership

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) works to give every child in America’s fifth largest city the opportunity to attend a great school. We invest philanthropic funds in...

Applications open for Quaker Voluntary Service Fellowship

Quaker Voluntary Service

QUAKER VOLUNTARY SERVICE IS… an 11-month experiment, living at the intersection of transformational spirituality and activism. Young adults work full-time in professional positions at community...

Engagement Director, Campus Philly

Campus Philly

About Campus Philly: Campus Philly is a regional nonprofit that fuels the regional economy by encouraging college students to study, explore, live and work in the Greater Philadelphia region....

MENTOR Program Director, Judge Michael Erdos

The Honorable Michael Erdos

Employer: The Honorable Michael Erdos, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Court of Common Pleas Application Deadline: February 1, 2018 Hours: Full time, 40 hours/week. Occasional evening hours...

Program Coordinator, Youth Outreach

Urban Affairs Coalition

One Day At A Time (ODAAT) Youth Services Division works with youth to enable them to grow as individuals and become a productive member of their community. This is achieved by providing customized...

Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Mariposa Food Co-op

Mariposa Food Co-op

The Marketing & Communications Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the creation, design and production of all media used to promote and/or communicate about Mariposa Food Co-op. This...

Staff Attorney, Public Interest Law Center

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

The Public Interest Law Center seeks a Staff Attorney. The lawyer will work on the Public Interest Law Center’s major litigation initiatives with a particular focus on cases involving employment...

Clinical Coordinator (STEP Social Worker), School District of Phila

School District of Philadelphia

Works in a supervisory capacity as part of the STEP behavior/climate team to ensure quality clinical services for all students in compliance with Medicaid regulations. Works within the school’s...

Miscellaneous

Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholarship

Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund

2018 Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholarship Application Now Open December 1 marked the opening for the 2018 Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund scholarship application process. New applications will...

2018 Pennsylvania STEM Ambassador Program

Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network

Developing STEM Policy Leaders in PA LIMITED ENROLLMENT Application Deadline: Friday, January 26, 2018 Help shape the future of STEM education by targeting vital policy conversations to legislative...

Creating Campaign Feasibility Studies that Really Make Your Case

La Salle Nonprofit Center

A fundraising feasibility study is the essential first step in laying the foundation for a successful major fundraising campaign for your organization. An objective, comprehensive, well-planned and...

Campus Vote Project seeks Student Advisory Board nominees

Campus Vote Project

Campus Vote Project created the Student Advisory Board as an opportunity for students to gain further leadership experience and stay involved in voting rights advocacy. This year, they are opening it...

Young adults: free IT training program

Tech Impact

ITWorks program recruiting young adults for free IT training program ITWorks () is recruiting students, ages 18-26, for its Spring 2018 classes in both Philadelphia and Wilmington, beginning in...


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