Upcoming Resource Center Orientations

Posted by on February 28, 2004

The Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC), at the University of Pennsylvania, has identified and helped organize orientations to four
physical resource centers. Each orientation will be conducted on-site, will include hands-on participation, will provide take-home materials, and requires pre-registration.

*MARCH 13, 10 AM- 12 PM*
*Penn-Merck at the University of Pennsylvania: University City, Philadelphia
*RESOURCE CENTER DESCRIPTION: The Penn-Merck Resource Center offers a library of books containing activity ideas in physics, biology, chemistry, geology and engineering many which can be carried out using everyday materials. Also at Penn-Merck are nationally-developed standards-based science kits.
CONTACT: Jane Horwitz, Coordinator
Phone: (215) 898-6299 Email: janeh@gse.upenn.edu

*MARCH 15 & 22, 10 AM 12:00 PM
*Southeastern Pennsylvania School Age Child Care Project in Narberth, Pennsylvania
*RESOURCE CENTER DESCRIPTION: The School-Age Project’s library is one of the largest collections of after-school resources in the country. It includes curricula, research, databases and directories as well recently published materials and Internet sources of free information.
CONTACT: Diane Barber, Project Director
Phone: (610) 617-4550 #4 E-mail:sepasacc@voicenet.com

*MARCH 24, 12 PM 1:30 PM*
*Northwest Interfaith Movement: West Mt. Airy, Philadelphia
*RESOURCE CENTER DESCRIPTION: NIM has a multi-dimentional, multi-use resource center which includes curriculum materials, loan boxes, arts and crafts supplies, educational toys, recycled materials, a laminating machine, and more.
CONTACT: Jill Einbender, Resource Room Coordinator
Phone: (215) 843-5600 X205 E-Mail: jeinbender@dca.net

For more information and to register for these events, please contact:
Nancy Peter, M.Ed.
Director, Out-of-School Time Resource Center
Center for Research on Youth and Social Policy, University of Pennsylvania
4200 Pine Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4090
Phone: (215) 898-0640, Fax: (215) 573-2791
Email: npeter@ssw.upenn.edu, Webpage: http://www.ssw.upenn.edu/ostrc

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