The week of

April 9, 2019

PHENND Events/Activities

AmeriCorps Team Leaders, Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

PHENND

PHENND seeks three full-time AmeriCorps members to serve as Team Leaders and help support low-income first generation college students who are themselves enrolled as part-time AmeriCorps members....

K-16 Summer Institute: Education for Sustainability – May 31

PHENND

Register here:  Friday, May 31, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street Agenda can be found here: Each year, PHENND’s K-16 Partnerships Network...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Compass Philadelphia Prospective Client Information Session – May 1

Compass Philly

Wed, May 1, 2019 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT Location Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce The Bellevue Philadelphia 200 S Broad Street #700 Please join us to hear about Compass’ Classic...

Wave Week service and leadership summer program

Spark the Wave

Have you ever thought about changing the world? How about something in your school or community? This summer, let Spark the Wave help you bring your vision to life at Wave Week 2019. At this...

Education for Liberation Conference – Apr 27

Teacher Action Group

The Teacher Action Group of Philadelphia is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School, 1023 Callowhill Street,...

Riverbend Summer Science Inquiry Institute – Aug 5-9

Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Registration is open for the Riverbend Environmental Education Center’s Summer Science Inquiry Institute this year, August 5-9, 9 AM – 4 PM. We have funding to support teachers with a...

Annual Shirley Dixon Celebration of Urban Education – Apr 25

Cabrini University

This free event, which is a celebration of exemplar equity practices in and across school boundaries, will occur on Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5:30pm-7:30pm, Cabrini University, Grace Hall, 610 King...

12th Annual Autism Expo – Apr 26

School District of Philadellphia

The School District of Philadelphia, Office of Specialized Services and the Hill Freedman World Academy would like to invite you to the 12th Annual Autism Expo held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the...

Multilingual Family Conference, May 4

School District of Philadellphia

Save the Date: May 4, 2019, 10 AM – 2 PM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 44o North Broad Street, Phila., PA 19130 This conference will have resources and celebrations of the...

Iron Sharpens Iron: Training for Neighborhood Leaders – May 4

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Join us again for this popular and important gathering of dedicated individuals committed to advancing change at the neighborhood level. Network and share best practice insights with like-minded...

Free Tobacco Education Training for Early Childhood Educators – Apr. 30

Health Federation of Philadelphia

Develop the confidence you need to talk to families about their tobacco use! Sign up now for the April 30, 2019 workshop: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM, 6th Floor, Conference Room C, 123 South Broad...

Defining Innovation with Amy Whitaker – May 2

Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia

Thursday, May 2, 2019 8:30 – 9:00 , Registration + Networking 9:00 – 10:45 , Program Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The Rhoden Arts Center, 128 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102...

Urban Health Summer Institute – Jun 24-30

Drexel Urban Health Collaborative

The Drexel Urban Health Collaborative is hosting its fourth annual Summer Institute at the Dornsife School of Public Health from June 24 through June 30, 2019. These courses are a great opportunity...

New Resources

Narrowing the Gap: Strategies to alleviate and prevent poverty in Philadelphia

Philadelphia City Council

Last month, Philadelphia City Council released a new report, Narrowing the Gap: Strategies to alleviate and prevent poverty in Philadelphia, and introduced several housing-related bills recommended...

Safeguarding Educational Equity: Protecting Philadelphia Students’ Civil Rights Through Charter Oversight

Education Law Center of Pennsylvania

Executive Summary As public schools, district and charter schools share in the legal responsibility to educate all school-aged children. The law requires charter schools to provide equitable access...

New Report – Forging Pathways to Purposeful Work: The Role of Higher Education

Gallup

The Purpose Gap: Less Than Half of College Graduates Find Purpose in Their Work Today’s college graduates increasingly prioritize deriving significant meaning from the work they pursue;...

Trauma-informed practice & brain-based learning courses

Health Federation of Philadelphia

Health Federation Senior Trainers, Marcy Witherspoon, MSW, LSW, and Monica Sullivan, MEd, provide 2-hour sessions on trauma-informed practice & brain-based learning approach for those who work...

Article: How Education Is Closing the Digital Divide

THE Journal

New Report: Approaches vary to closing digital divide Schools need reliable, high-speed broadband connections to effectively prepare students for college and career, according to a report from State...

New Report: Philadelphia Renaissance

Campus Philly

Campus Philly’s newest report, Philadelphia Renaissance, documents our city’s success in retaining college grads, growing the number of college-educated young adults, and the impact this has on...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed for Puentes de Salud’s Summer Camp, Deadline to Apply Extended to Apr. 25

Puentes de Salud

Puentes de Salud promotes the health and wellness of Philadelphia’s rapidly growing Latino immigrant population through health care, education, and community building initiatives....

23rd Annual Walk Against Hunger – Apr 27

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

BUILDING A MOVEMENT TO END HUNGER Each year The Walk Against Hunger raises around $200,000 for anti-hunger organizations throughout our region.  In 2018 those included nearly 70 food pantries and...

Tech Professional volunteers needed, Student Technology Expo – May 6

School District of Philadellphia

Tech professionals: see tech projects produced by Philadelphia Public School Students, give feedback and let them know about your industry! Date and Time: Monday, May 6, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM...

Host a high school Summer Intern

Philadelphia Education Fund

GEAR UP Student Professional Development: Host a Summer Intern In partnership with the Philadelphia Youth Network and GEAR UP, the Philadelphia Education Fund is excited to announce that it will be...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Pulitzer Center Beyond Religion Conference and Dinner, June 8-9

The Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting’s 2019 conference, “Beyond Religion,” takes place June 8-9 at the National Press Club in Washington, Join us for a timely conversation with...

Call for Proposals: CUMU Annual Conference, Deadline, April 24

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

The CUMU Annual Conference is highly regarded as a vibrant platform to explore and share new ideas. Senior administrators, faculty, staff, and community partners attend to ‘dig-in’ and...

Grant Opportunities

Key to Community Grants – Apr 29

Philadelphia Foundation

Nothing is more important than building stronger communities. That’s why in 2019 the Philadelphia Foundation is launching a $1 million first-of-its-kind public grantmaking initiative in...

2019 Technology Teacher Grant – May 21

Verizon

Verizon Invites Applications for 2019 Technology Teacher Grant Verizon is inviting K-12 teachers in the United States to apply for a grant to use for the purchase of virtual reality (VR) equipment...

Writing for Justice Fellowships – May 15

PEN America

PEN America Accepting Applications for Writing for Justice Fellowships Founded in 1922, PEN America champions the freedom to write, recognizes the power of the word to transform the world, and works...

Transformation Award – May 15

Leeway Foundation

Leeway Foundation Invites Applications for Transformation Award The Leeway Foundation believes that art is a vital tool for community building, self-expression, and individual and collective...

Apply for the Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness

Scattergood Foundation

A unique partnership of funders and community-based non-profit organizations, the Community Fund for Immigrant Wellness is seeking proposals that respond to the behavioral health needs of immigrants...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Foster, Flowers and Ziomek Legal Fellowship for Recent Law School Grads

Philadelphia VIP

Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono in Philadelphia, recruits, trains, and supports volunteer attorneys who provide free legal services to low-income clients. The Foster, Flowers and Ziomek Legal...

Part-time Summer Arts Internship, Gerald A. Pogach Scholarship Fund for Philadelphia High School Students, Deadline May 15

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

This scholarship is for a part-time summer internship for students in grade 9 – 12 and attending a Philadelphia Catholic or Public High School. Students attending charter schools and private...

Full Time Secondary Science Instructional Coach, Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania seeks a Secondary Science Instructional Coach/Clinical Instructor with experience teaching in grades 7-12,  to join the  Urban...

Full Time Secondary Social Studies Instructional Coach, Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania seeks a Secondary Social Studies Instructional Coach/Clinical Instructor with experience teaching in grades 7-12,  to join the ...

Full Time Secondary English Instructional Coach, Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania seeks a Secondary English Instructional Coach/Clinical Instructor with experience teaching in grades 7-12,  to join the  Urban...

Full Time Secondary Math Instructional Coach, Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program

Unniversity of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania seeks a Secondary Math Instructional Coach/Clinical Instructor with experience teaching in grades 7-12,  to join the  Urban...

AmeriCorps VISTA, McKinney Center for STEM Education

Philadelphia Education Fund

Become an AmeriCorps VISTA with the McKinney Center The Philadelphia Education Fund is seeking a full-time, 12 month AmeriCorps VISTA to help manage the Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem. The candidate...

AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Activities Coordinator Positions, UWGLV

United Way of Greater Lehigh Valley

The AmeriCoprs VISTA Summer Associate Program offers individuals the opportunity to become engaged in a community through an existing AmeriCorps VISTA project for 10 weeks during the summer. Job...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: How to Find Prospects That Want to Fund You – Apr 17

Network for Good

Do you want to apply for grant funds to help support your organization, but are having a hard time finding the grants? Join us for a webinar, Show Me The Money: How to Find Prospects That Want to...

Faculty Updates

New Report – Forging Pathways to Purposeful Work: The Role of Higher Education

Gallup

The Purpose Gap: Less Than Half of College Graduates Find Purpose in Their Work Today’s college graduates increasingly prioritize deriving significant meaning from the work they pursue;...

New Report: Philadelphia Renaissance

Campus Philly

Campus Philly’s newest report, Philadelphia Renaissance, documents our city’s success in retaining college grads, growing the number of college-educated young adults, and the impact this has on...

Urban Health Summer Institute – Jun 24-30

Drexel Urban Health Collaborative

The Drexel Urban Health Collaborative is hosting its fourth annual Summer Institute at the Dornsife School of Public Health from June 24 through June 30, 2019. These courses are a great opportunity...

Call for Proposals: CUMU Annual Conference, Deadline, April 24

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

The CUMU Annual Conference is highly regarded as a vibrant platform to explore and share new ideas. Senior administrators, faculty, staff, and community partners attend to ‘dig-in’ and...


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