The week of

January 22, 2019

PHENND Events/Activities

Community Partnerships Coordinator VISTA

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

New Writing Programs at Mighty Rec Centers

Mighty Writers

MW Penrose (11th & Susquehanna) & MW Rivera (5th & Allegheny) Game ON! (ages 7-17) Thursdays, 6:00-7:30 PM Jan 3 to Feb 28, 2019 Come join in for a night of fun and games. We’ll...

2019 Diversity & Inclusion Conference – Mar 25

Global Philadelphia Association

The 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Conference is an education summit designed for CEOs, corporate leaders, chief diversity officers, and government officials to exchange insights and concepts about...

TEACHER CAFÉ: Dynamic Classroom Resources for Black History Month – Jan 23

Free Library of Philadelphia

Date and Time: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 4:00-5:30 PM Location: Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 K-12 teachers and other educators across Philadelphia are invited...

Food Fight: Equality, Opportunity and the Pursuit of Independence – Feb 12

Jefferson University

Date and Time: Tuesday, February 12, 12-1 PM Location: Connelly Auditorium, Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust Street, Phila., PA The Jefferson Humanities Forum is pleased to present visiting speaker...

What Faith-Based Charities Need to know about Unique Legal & Regulatory Considerations – Mar 19

La Salle University

Whether you are a church, synagogue, mosque or ashram, there are legal requirements and considerations that impact your activities and operations in the community. To help you better understand these...

Literacy Lab for young readers

Friends of the Free Library of Philadelphia

Literacy Lab Returns! Literacy Lab provides small group literacy instruction for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. The Literacy Lab program will consist of Read Aloud,...

Expungement Screening Event – Mar 9

Rutgers Law School

Date and Time: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 2-4 PM Location: South Jersey Legal Services, 745 Market Street, Camden NJ ***Pre-registration Required*** If you have been arrested or convicted of a crime in...

Making the Case for Making a Case… in Writing! – Feb 7

Philadelphia Education Fund

The Philadelphia Education Fund presents the Education First Compact Monthly Speaker Series, “Making the Case for Making a Case … in Writing!”. Join us for breakfast and discussion....

OnTrack’s Free College and Career Readiness Workshop Series

Uncommon Individual Foundation

The Uncommon Individual Foundation offers the following post-secondary education workshops this spring: Navigating High School Goal Setting & Planning Social Media Usage Essay Writing for the...

Movie Screening: Backpack Full of Cash, Sunday, January 27

Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools

The Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools Invites you to a screening of Backpack Full of Cash on Sunday January 27 at 2 pm at the Unitarian Society of Germantown (6511 Lincoln Drive 19119). Ample...

Black Lives Matter Week of Action, February 2-10

Black Lives Matter

Join the Caucus of Working Educators and other organizations for powerful racial justice organizing – happening this year in more than 30 cities across the country – that will connect...

New Resources

An Evaluation of the Impact of Restorative Practices in a Mid-Sized Urban School District

Rand Corporation

Can Restorative Practices Improve School Climate and Curb Suspensions? Across the country, school districts, their stakeholders, and policymakers have become increasingly concerned about suspensions,...

New Report: Principal Mobility in Philadelphia Schools

Philadelphia Education Research Consortium

When a principal leaves a school, research suggests that students tend to suffer. And a new study of K-12 schools in Pennsylvania shows that principals are more mobile in big, urban districts. In a...

Updated State Policy Toolkit for College Access and Success

National College Access Network

NCAN Releases Updated State Policy Toolkit NCAN has released the second version of its State Policy Toolkit. The updated Toolkit includes reports, legislation, and data from the past year, and...

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement – Newest Issue

Joural of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

The Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement recently published its latest issue, Volume 22, No. 4 (December 2018). We invite you to review the enclosed Table of Contents and visit our...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer as a College Access Coach – Temple, Upper Darby, Chester

Let's Get Ready

Volunteer Coaches in Let’s Get Ready’s College Access Program teach the math, verbal, or both sections of the SAT and mentor students through the college application process. Coaches commit to:...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Raising Our Voices: Reclaiming the Narrative on the Value of Higher Education

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The 105th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC & U) will he held January 23, 2019 to January 26, 2019 in Atlanta, GA 30303. Click here for a Preliminary...

2019 Engage for Change Conference

Siena College

The Regional Council for Community Engagement is pleased to launch the  2019 Engage for Change Conference. Mark your calendars for May 22nd and 23rd at Siena College. This year we have some exciting...

3rd Annual Sowing Change Conference – Call for Proposals

Susquehanna University

The Sowing Change committee welcomes workshop and session proposals from community organizations, gardeners and higher education faculty, staff and students for its 2019 Sowing Change conference...

Grants for Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

New York Life Foundation

The New York Life Foundation is seeking applicants for its Aim High local grant program to support afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving middle schoolers. A total of 26 grant...

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: Civil Society and Social Responsibility in Higher Education

International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: Civil Society and Social Responsibility in Higher Education:  . An edited volume by Dr. Enakshi Sengupta, Dr. Patrick Blessinger, and Dr. Craig Mahoney. Emerald Group...

Registration Opens for National Service-Learning Conference

National Youth Leadership Council

Location: New Foundations Charter School, Philadelphia, PA Dates: April 14-16, 2019 Join us in celebrating 30 years of growing youth as leaders! The National Service-Learning Conference highlights...

Indiana Campus Compact 9th Annual Service Engagement Summit – February 25-26, 2019

Indiana Campus Compact

This year’s conference theme, Listen. Talk. Transform., is part of a year-long look into the many forms of dialogue as a tool for crossing differences and improving lives in our communities....

Grant Opportunities

Call for Pre-K providers for PHLpreK expansion – Dec 14

Mayor’s Office of Education

PHLpreK is accepting applications for new locations! The Mayor’s Office of Education plans to expand to 3,300 PHLpreK seats in September 2019. To apply for PHLpreK funding and seat, interested...

Next Generation Initiative – Jan 15

Kresge Foundation

Kresge Foundation Accepting Applications for Next Generation Initiative The Human Services Program at the Kresge Foundation has announced a new funding and learning opportunity as part of its Next...

Optics-Related Education Projects – Jan 31

International Society for Optics and Photonics

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

Active Learning Center Grants – Feb 1

Steelcase Education

Steelcase Education Invites Applications for Active Learning Center Grants Steelcase Education seeks to understand how teaching and learning best takes place and how smarter, active learning spaces...

Fire Prevention Grant Program – Mar 31

FM Global

FM Global is accepting applications for its Fire Prevention Grant Program Grants will be awarded to fire departments and brigades, as well as national, state, regional, local, and community...

Youth Bereavement Support Services Grants

A Little Hope

A Little HOPE Offering Youth Bereavement Support Services Grants A Little HOPE supports organizations that provide bereavement support services and grief counseling to children and teens who have...

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes – Apr 15

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes Accepting Applications The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North...

Make a Splash Program for youth swimming – Jan 15

USA Swimming Foundation

USA Swimming Foundation Accepting Applications to ‘Make a Splash’ Program The USA Swimming Foundation serves as the philanthropic arm of USA Swimming. Established in 2004, the foundation...

Reimagine It Grants for artists

Artfully Reimagined

Artfully Reimagined Invites Submissions for ‘Reimagine It’ Grants Five percent of eco-friendly online retailer Artfully Reimagined’s profits go to artists devoted to creating works...

Host a Quaker Voluntary Service Fellow – Feb 1

Quaker Voluntary Service

Our site placement application is now open with a deadline of February 1st, 2019. We invite your organization to consider serving as one of the service placements for Quaker Voluntary Service (QVS),...

Community Projects in Philadelphia – Jan 31

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

Slot machine license fees support community projects The Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has established the Local Share Account (LSA) – Philadelphia program to distribute a...

Grants for Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

New York Life Foundation

The New York Life Foundation is seeking applicants for its Aim High local grant program to support afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving middle schoolers. A total of 26 grant...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Field Liaison/Data Management Coordinator – Center for Professional Development in Career and Technical Education

Temple University

The Center for Professional Development in Career and Technical Education in the College of Education is a grant- funded program charged with delivering field-based teacher education programming in a...

Certification Advisor – Center for Professional Development in Career and Technical Education

Temple University

The Center for Professional Development in Career and Technical Education in the College of Education is a grant funded program charged with delivering field-based teacher education programming in a...

Director of Curriculum – Center for Professional Development in Career and Technical Education

Temple University

The Center for Professional Development in Career and Technical Education in the College of Education at Temple University is a grant funded program charged with delivering field-based teacher...

Career Training Manager – Youth Build Philly Charter School

Youth Build Philadelphia Charter School

This Career Training Manager position [click here for the posting] focuses on managing our partnership with Gap Inc.’s This Way Ahead internship program. The top skill needed is an interest,...

Paid College Internship – College Access Site Director, Chester, PA

Let's Get Ready

As a College Access Site Director,  you will recruit and manage volunteer college students who provide SAT preparation and college admissions guidance to high school students. This is a 15-hour per...

Content Creator – ASPIRA

ASPIRA

ASPIRA is seeking a creative online marketer to join the long term effort to transform North Philadelphia neighborhoods through quality education. Thousands of local residents look to ASPIRA schools...

Miscellaneous

Chester Education Foundation to open Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center

Chester Education Foundation

Chester Education Foundation to open Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center Chester, PA, December 4, 2018, The Chester Education Foundation (CEF) is excited to announce the opening of the...

Webinar: The Poverty Stoplight: A New, Poverty Metric & Coaching Methodology

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

In this Webinar Dr. Burt explains how technology today allows the poor to easily self-diagnose their level of poverty and develop a plan to overcome poverty permanently. Instead of relying only on...

Webinar: Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

Happening Wednesday December 12th, 2PM EST This webinar will review Equity in the Center’s Race Equity Cycle framework, share critical learnings from its “Awake to Woke to Work: Building a...

The Family Friends Program Named A U.S. Benchmark of Excellence

Intergenerational Center at Temple University

The Family Friends Program (Intergenerational Center at Temple University-College of Education) Awarded as a Program of Distinction Family Friends, a program of the Intergenerational Center, is one...

Temple University Pre-College Programs for High School Students

Temple University

Temple University has several pre-college programs for high school students designed to prepare them for college, give them experience on a college campus, and even earn college credit and...

College Success Network

Chester Education Foundation to open Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center

Chester Education Foundation

Chester Education Foundation to open Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center Chester, PA, December 4, 2018, The Chester Education Foundation (CEF) is excited to announce the opening of the...

Reaching Out: A Guide to Increasing College Transfer and Completion with a Community-Based Partner, On Point for College

On Point for College

In September 2014, the Department of Education made its first round of awards under the First in the World (FITW) grant program. According to the Department of Education, the intent of the program...

Helping Students SOAR: Quizfolio Tips to Engage First-Generation, Under-Represented Minority Undergraduates in Scientific Inquiry

The American Biology Teacher

Engaging and gauging (engauging) first-generation, under-represented minority undergraduate general biology students through processes of inquiry, critical thinking, and affective learning is vital...

Listening to Our Low-Income Students

Yes We Must Coalition

While there is a growing effort to better understand how to best support low-income students in higher education, too often listening to the students themselves has not been part of the inquiry. When...

High Impact Practices and Low-Income Student Success: What Works?

Yes We Must Coalition

This document brings together representative examples of recent evidence-based literature regarding practices and policies that support the success of low income students....

Committing to Equity and Inclusive Excellence: A Campus Guide for Self-Study and Planning

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Committing to Equity and Inclusive Excellence: A Campus Guide for Self-Study and Planning provides a framework for needed dialogue, assessment, and action to address inequities in higher education...

Faculty Updates

Chester Education Foundation to open Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center

Chester Education Foundation

Chester Education Foundation to open Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center Chester, PA, December 4, 2018, The Chester Education Foundation (CEF) is excited to announce the opening of the...

Raising Our Voices: Reclaiming the Narrative on the Value of Higher Education

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The 105th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC & U) will he held January 23, 2019 to January 26, 2019 in Atlanta, GA 30303. Click here for a Preliminary...

2019 Engage for Change Conference

Siena College

The Regional Council for Community Engagement is pleased to launch the  2019 Engage for Change Conference. Mark your calendars for May 22nd and 23rd at Siena College. This year we have some exciting...

3rd Annual Sowing Change Conference – Call for Proposals

Susquehanna University

The Sowing Change committee welcomes workshop and session proposals from community organizations, gardeners and higher education faculty, staff and students for its 2019 Sowing Change conference...

Community-Based Research – Campus Examples

Bonner Foundation

Looking into creating a center for community based research? The Bonner Foundation has compiled some CBR-Center campus examples here on the Bonner Resource Wiki.

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: Civil Society and Social Responsibility in Higher Education

International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: Civil Society and Social Responsibility in Higher Education:  . An edited volume by Dr. Enakshi Sengupta, Dr. Patrick Blessinger, and Dr. Craig Mahoney. Emerald Group...

Registration Opens for National Service-Learning Conference

National Youth Leadership Council

Location: New Foundations Charter School, Philadelphia, PA Dates: April 14-16, 2019 Join us in celebrating 30 years of growing youth as leaders! The National Service-Learning Conference highlights...

Indiana Campus Compact 9th Annual Service Engagement Summit – February 25-26, 2019

Indiana Campus Compact

This year’s conference theme, Listen. Talk. Transform., is part of a year-long look into the many forms of dialogue as a tool for crossing differences and improving lives in our communities....


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