Author: Peg McCool

PEF Announces Election of Three New Board Members

By Peg McCool Posted: September 8, 2020

PEF is delighted to announce the election of three new members to the Board of Directors on August 20th. Aleksandra…

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PEF Welcomes Four New Board Members!

By Peg McCool Posted: August 5, 2020

  PEF is delighted to announce the election of four new members to the Board of Directors on June 25th….

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PEF is Hiring!

By Peg McCool Posted: July 22, 2020

The Philadelphia Education Fund has been a leading education services provider to students, teachers, and schools for more than 30…

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The Philly School District’s Budget with Uri Monson, CFO, on July 9

By Peg McCool Posted: June 22, 2020

What does it look like to plan for a school district budget in the midst of a global pandemic? That…

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Calling all career professionals! Volunteer to mentor a young person this summer

By Peg McCool Posted: June 9, 2020

Are you inspired to give back this summer? Looking for a virtual volunteer experience? Sign up to serve as a…

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PEF TRIO Director Named to Adjunct Faculty at Penn

By Peg McCool Posted: May 29, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Jared Epler, Director of PEF’s TRIO College Access Program, will teach “Career Counseling and …

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ICYMI: Listen to “College Affordability Traps and Solutions” Education First Compact

By Peg McCool Posted: May 28, 2020

The Philadelphia Education Fund is on the front lines of the college affordability issue, working closely with Philadelphia’s most vulnerable…

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6ABC's Inside Story Interviews PEF President Farah Jimenez

6ABC’s Inside Story Interviews PEF President Farah Jimenez

By Peg McCool Posted: May 12, 2020

For Philadelphia’s students, what will the future of education look like? On Sunday, May 10, Farah Jimenez, PEF’s President shared…

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Four presenters at PEF's Virtual Ed Compact, April 2020

Virtual Ed Compact on Distance Learning a Big Hit

By Peg McCool Posted: April 30, 2020

On April 28th, our Education First Compact Series presented “Distance Learning During COVID-19” as a virtual meeting, and it was…

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Reimagining Summer Internships During COVID

Reimagining Summer Internships During COVID

By Peg McCool Posted: April 29, 2020

Summer jobs are about more than the paycheck. For the students we serve at the Philadelphia Education Fund, a summer…

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