Category: College & Careers

Johnson & Johnson's Bridge to Employment (BTE)

Johnson & Johnson’s Bridge to Employment (BTE)

By Elizabeth Isanuk Posted: April 19, 2024

Seed Bombs, Eco-science, and City Planning Activity During a DIY seed bomb-making activity in March, Bridge to Employment (BTE) students…

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Middle School Field Trip to the Museum of the American Revolution

Middle School Field Trip to the Museum of the American Revolution

By Elizabeth Isanuk Posted: April 3, 2024

On March 21, 2024, a group of 7th and 8th graders from Middle Years Alternative in West Philadelphia visited the…

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Fostering College Readiness Trip to Pennsylvania College of Technology

Fostering College Readiness Trip to Pennsylvania College of Technology

By Elizabeth Isanuk Posted: March 27, 2024

On Friday, March 22, a group of 19 students and chaperones boarded a coach bus to make the 3.5 hour…

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Olney Students in College Access Program Visit Saint Joseph's University

Olney Students in College Access Program Visit Saint Joseph’s University

By Elizabeth Isanuk Posted: February 29, 2024

Olney High School students in PEF’s College Access Program (CAP) had an opportunity to visit and explore Saint Joseph’s University…

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An Update from Scholars Recipient & College Access Program Grad, Daniarkos Pierre

An Update from Scholars Recipient & College Access Program Grad, Daniarkos Pierre

By Elizabeth Isanuk Posted: February 5, 2024

Last fall, PEF’s Philadelphia Scholars partnership with the Almac Group expanded with a second STEM major student. Among all College Access…

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Sparking Career Excitement & Exploration in the Middle Grades

Sparking Career Excitement & Exploration in the Middle Grades

By Elizabeth Isanuk Posted: January 29, 2024

PEF’s Middle Grades Initiative aims to provide career exploration and self-discovery opportunities that help middle school students understand, experience, and…

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Fostering College Readiness Students Visit Kutztown

Fostering College Readiness Students Visit Kutztown

By Elizabeth Isanuk Posted: January 25, 2024

This past fall, through PEF’s Fostering College Readiness Program, three staff chaperones and 27 guests boarded a coach bus heading…

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Winter Break Career Readiness Workshop

Winter Break Career Readiness Workshop

By Elizabeth Isanuk Posted: January 22, 2024

How many times have we all attended a training fully intending to apply it right away. And then, we don’t….

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PhillyGoes2College’s “I AM PHL” Contest Launches!

PhillyGoes2College’s “I AM PHL” Contest Launches!

By Elizabeth Isanuk Posted: January 8, 2024

PhillyGoes2College’s “I AM PHL” contest invites Philadelphia high schoolers to submit original works to be featured at the Wawa Welcome…

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Cheryl L. Baxter - "Why I joined the PEF Board: my full circle moment"

Cheryl L. Baxter – “Why I joined the PEF Board: my full circle moment”

By Elizabeth Isanuk Posted: December 13, 2023

I want to share with you why I joined the Philadelphia Education Fund (PEF)’s Board of Directors. Let’s just say, my election…

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