Author: Allison Kelsey

1,200 High School Students to Benefit from $60K STEM Equity Grant from GSK

1,200 High School Students to Benefit from $60K STEM Equity Grant from GSK

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 22, 2022

We are glad to announce that our long partnership with GSK continues through a $60,000 STEM Equity grant for 2022….

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PEF's Latina College Access Counselors On Imposter Syndrome

PEF’s Latina College Access Counselors On Imposter Syndrome

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 15, 2022

“This college is wrong for me.” “I don’t belong.” “I’m not as smart of talented as everyone else here.” Imposter…

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Register by Friday 3/11 for Aligning High School & College Rubrics

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 7, 2022

The Philadelphia Education Fund is pleased to invite high school and college teachers to a professional development session facilitated by…

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Wawa Welcome America and PhillyGoes2College “I Am Philadelphia” Contest Opens

By Allison Kelsey Posted: February 15, 2022

PhillyGoes2College and the Wawa Welcome America Festival team up again to highlight and celebrate the aspirations of our city’s young…

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AmeriCorps Post-Secondary Persistence Fellow Position Open

By Allison Kelsey Posted: February 7, 2022

Join the Philadelphia Education Fund’s effort to strengthen college persistence and transform the lives of low-income and first-generation students. Description…

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Help Philly Students Start 2022 Strong!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: December 29, 2021

In just a few days, we’ll welcome a new year with all of its hope and promise. As our students…

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Students Meet College Admissions Staff at In-School Fairs

By Allison Kelsey Posted: December 7, 2021

Although we are again able to take students to colleges campuses, College Access staff also bring colleges directly to their…

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PEF Receives $5M Grant to Expand College Access Program to 6th High School

By Allison Kelsey Posted: December 3, 2021

On December 1st, 2021, local, state, and federal officials joined School District of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Education Fund leadership to…

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Join Our College Access Program Team!

Join Our College Access Program Team!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: November 4, 2021

The Philadelphia Education Fund is hiring a Data and Evaluations Manager, Lead CAP Coordinator, and Managing Coordinator for its College…

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Bridge to Employment Program Unites PEF, Mastery Charter Schools, and Drexel and La Salle Universities to Support Students’ Interest in Health Care in College and Career

Bridge to Employment Program Unites PEF, Mastery Charter Schools, and Drexel and La Salle Universities to Support Students’ Interest in Health Care in College and Career

By Allison Kelsey Posted: October 25, 2021

Philadelphia Education Fund is proud to launch the Bridge to Employment (BTE) program for 40 tenth grade students this month….

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