The week of

June 20, 2016

PHENND Events/Activities

How to Effectively Implement Project-Based Learning


HOW TO EFFECTIVELY IMPLEMENT PROJECT-BASED LEARNING OVERVIEW: Based on the Buck Institute for Education’s model for Gold Standard Project-Based Learning (PBL), this one-day PBL workshop models the...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Graduate! Philadelphia’s July College Fair & Open House

Graduate! Philadelphia

Graduate! Philadelphia’s July College Fair / Open House Graduate! Philadelphia helps adults return to college to complete a degree they started but never finished, and supports them through...

Free ESL & Citizenship Classes

1199C Training Fund

Registration is open now for FREE Vocational ESL and English Literacy & Civics/Citizenship classes starting July 11th and 12th at District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund’s convenient...

2016 Philadelphia Strengthening Families Summit

Philadelphia Department of Human Services

2016 Philadelphia Strengthening Families Summit Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:00 AM-4:00 PM School District of Philadelphia Education Center 440 N. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA FREE Registration at...

Scholarship writing workshops for rising HS seniors

Capture Greatness

Do you know a rising a high school senior who plans to attend college after graduation? They might not understand, but we know the importance of starting the scholarship search early. Philadelphia...

Community Ice Cream Social in Norristown

Carson Valley Children's Aid

Carson Valley Children’s Aid Norristown Family Center Community Ice Cream Social Please join us for an afternoon Ice Cream Social. Come learn more about the services offered at CVCA Norristown...

2nd Annual Black Muslim Psychology Conference

Muslim Wellness Foundation

“2nd Annual Black Muslim Psychology Conference to Highlight the Unique Concerns and Challenges Black Muslims Face in the Pursuit of Wellness” July 22-23, 2016 How do Black Muslims in America...

How to Build a School Garden

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Learn what it takes to create a sustainable school garden. This program is designed for educators who want to bring environmental lessons into the classroom and inspire kids to get out into the...

Partners in Freedom Fundraiser and Awards Presentation

I'm FREE (Females Reentering Empowering Each Other)

I’m FREE Celebrates 5 Years and cordially invites you to attend PARTNERS IN FREEDOM Fundraising Event and Award Presentation Honoring Rev. Michelle Anne Simmons Founder/CEO, Why Not Prosper,...

New Resources

Sustainable Business Network magazine: The Good Economist

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Sustainable Business Network magazine: The Good Economist This month’s featured articles include: The Education Crisis is the Business Crisis Philadelphia’s Poverty Industry...

Toward a broader understanding of health

Urban Institute

Americans rank lower than their counterparts in other wealthy countries on health indicators such as life expectancy, infant mortality, obesity, and heart disease. A new report from the Urban...

Segregation Increasing in Public Schools

Government Accountability Office

The percentage of public schools with mostly low-income and minority students grew dramatically over the past decade, according to an analysis of Department of Education data by the Government...

The Case for Federal Higher Education Affordability Standards

Center for American Progress

Models for Affordability in Higher Education Federal assistance for low-income Americans seeking higher education could be made more effective by modeling it on successful health care and housing...

Employment and Disconnection among Teens and Young Adults

Brookings Institution

Race, Place, and Education Play Key Roles in Youth Employment Employment rates for teens and young people of color have fallen dramatically since 2008, according to a new report from the Brookings...

Map & Improve Play Places


Summer of Service Idea: Map & Improve Play Places The Map of Play is a community generated guide to playspaces across the country. You can find playspaces near your location or add a new...

Philadelphia Youth Network Annual Report

Philadelphia Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network releases 2014-2015 annual report, Connections PYN has officially released its 2014-2015 Annual Report, Connections. This report highlights the many external connections...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteers needed, Playstreet Book Club

City of Philadelphia

Fun Safe Philly Summer is looking for volunteers to read and engage with children participating in our Playstreet Book Club program at 16 sites throughout Philadelphia! Background clearances...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: 2017 National Mentoring Summit

National Mentoring Partnership

Call for Proposals! MENTOR is now accepting workshop proposals for the 2017 National Mentoring Summit, February 1st-3rd in Washington Submit a workshop proposal by Friday June 24th to highlight the...

Grant Opportunities

Let’s Play Community Construction Grants


Deadlines: July 1; September 9 Dr Pepper Snapple & KaBOOM! have teamed up to offer $15,000 grants to be used toward the purchase of playground equipment. Grantees will lead their community...

Pre-K-6 Classroom Research Grants

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NCTM Accepting Proposals for Pre-K-6 Classroom Research Grants The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics supports teachers with research and professional development opportunities to ensure...

STEM-Based Classroom Projects


FirstEnergy Accepting Applications for STEM-Based Classroom Projects FirstEnergy proudly supports classroom projects and teacher professional-development initiatives focused on science, technology,...

Educational Success Studies

Russell Sage Foundation

Russell Sage Foundation Issues RFP for Educational Success Studies The Russell Sage Foundation, in partnership with the William T. Grant Foundation, has issued a Request for Proposals for research...

Grants for Social and Environmental Problems

Singing for Change

Singing for Change Accepting LOIs for Social and Environmental Problems Singing for Change was created by Jimmy Buffett in 1995 and initially was funded with contributions from his summer concert...

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...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Senior Lending Officer, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center

Women's Opportunities Resource Center

JOB TITLE: Senior Lending Officer REPORTS TO: President OVERVIEW: The Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) is a nationally-recognized not-for-profit organization headquartered in...

Loan Associate (Part-time), Entrepreneur Works Fund

Entrepreneur Works

POSITION: Loan Associate (Part-time), Entrepreneur Works Fund REPORTS TO: Loan Officer THE ORGANIZATION: Entrepreneur Works Fund is a non-profit organization that creates pathways of opportunity for...

Program Coordinator, Spark Philadelphia

Spark Philadelphia

To accelerate a career in the education and nonprofit sectors, and help us fulfill our mission, successful candidates will demonstrate exceptional project management experience, the ability to...

Assistant to the CFO, Solutions for Progress

Solutions for Progress

Assistant to the CFO Philadelphia, PA Posted May 27, 2016 SfP is a mission-driven Benefit Corporation that combines technology and public policy with a commitment to community outreach to deliver...

Coordinator of Co-Curricular Programming and Outreach, Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility

Swarthmore College

Coordinator of Co-Curricular Programming and Outreach Description Are you looking for a way to make a difference? Would you like to play a role helping students gain the knowledge, insight and...

College Access Coordinator, Project HOME

Project H.O.M.E.

Project HOME – A Great Place to Work and Make A Difference! Description: The College Access Coordinator will strengthen, expand, lead and coordinate College Access Program (CAP) activities and...

Education Counselor, JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services

Education Counselor Youth Services Divison Job Description JEVS Human Services is currently hiring for an organized, compassionate individual to join our Career Strategies Youth team as an Education...

Education Coordinator, JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services

Education Coordinator Youth Services Division Job Description Currently we have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, compassionate and talented Education Coordinator. As the Education...

Director of College and Career Readiness, KIPP Philadelphia Schools

KIPP Philadelphia Schools

Director of College and Career Readiness Start: July 2016 Employment Type: Full-time Location: Regional Office KIPP Philadelphia Schools (KPS) is a network of free, public, open-enrollment schools...


Intergenerational Program of Distinction Award

Generations United

Deadline: June 30 Does your intergenerational program meet critical needs in your community? Does it provide clear, meaningful roles for participants of all ages and abilities? Do you go above and...

Lesson Development for English Learners

Mid-Atlantic Regional Education Laboratory

June 23 Webinar Lesson Development for English Learners in Content Area Settings: Key Considerations Explore what the research says about meeting the language and content learning needs of English...

NCAN Call for Awards of Excellence Nominations

National College Access Network

Call for Awards of Excellence Nominations The National College Access Network is pleased to announce a call for nominations for its annual Awards of Excellence. The awards were developed to recognize...

Scholarships for 2016 NCAN National Conference

National College Access Network

USA Funds Scholarships Available for 2016 NCAN National Conference USA Funds is generously underwriting 15 registration scholarships to 2016 National Conference, “Driving Postsecondary Attainment...

K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Call for Nominations The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award Deadline for receipt of materials: October 3, 2016 The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who show...

Be Counted in the National Mentoring Program Survey

National Mentoring Partnership

Stand up, be counted! Be Counted in the National Mentoring Program Survey Contribute to the Research Complete the 2016 National Mentoring Program Survey, for multiple chances to win hundreds of...

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