Category: General News

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Join Our Team!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: July 26, 2021

The Philadelphia Education Fund is hiring a full-time coordinator for its College Access Program. The TRIO College Access Program Coordinator…

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English & Math Instructors Needed for 4-Week Class for HS Juniors

English & Math Instructors Needed for 4-Week Class for HS Juniors

By Allison Kelsey Posted: July 16, 2021

The Philadelphia Education Fund is hiring English and Math instructors for its 4-week summer enrichment program for rising juniors enrolled…

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PEF Welcomes Bryan DeFoney as Director, TRIO – College Access Program

By Allison Kelsey Posted: July 14, 2021

Bryan joined the PEF staff in July, and as the Director of TRIO, Bryan is responsible managing this key US…

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Free Career Exploration Workshops for Philly High School Grads

By Allison Kelsey Posted: July 9, 2021

Do you know a recent high school graduate in the School District of Philadelphia who’s still exploring career options? Point…

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Britney Davis Joins PEF as STEM Project Manager

Britney Davis Joins PEF as STEM Project Manager

By Allison Kelsey Posted: June 28, 2021

The Philadelphia Education Fund welcomes Britney Davis as the STEM Project Manager. Britney joined the PEF team on June 16th….

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Experience Students’ Winning Spoken Word and Video Works at Wawa Welcome America

By Allison Kelsey Posted: June 24, 2021

The winners of the PhillyGoes2College “I Am Philadelphia” contest are taking the stage at this year’s Wawa Welcome America Festival…

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PEF Partners with Philadelphia Foundation and Lenfest Foundation to Address Barriers to Foster Student Success

By Emma Cohen Westbrooke Posted: May 12, 2021

Youth involved in foster care experience unique challenges and barriers to educational attainment. Approximately 50% of former foster youth will…

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Explore STEM Philly Goes Virtual

By Emma Cohen Westbrooke Posted: April 23, 2021

In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week we are proud to uplift the work of our Explore STEM Philly volunteers. Explore…

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PEF Awarded More Than $250K for STEM Education and Careers

By Allison Kelsey Posted: April 13, 2021

PEF is delighted to announce that, in partnership with Chester County Intermediate Unit, JEVS Human Services, Johnson Controls, and Temple…

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