Category: General News

Apply by 9/28 for Our Elementary & Middle School After School STEM Fellows Program

By Allison Kelsey Posted: September 20, 2022

PEF’s Elementary/Middle Afterschool STEM Fellows Program is a professional development series designed for School District of Philadelphia (SDP) elementary and…

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Meet Liza and Ahmad, PEF's Newest CAP Coordinators!

Meet Liza and Ahmad, PEF’s Newest CAP Coordinators!

By Molly McQuoid Posted: August 19, 2022

PEF is excited to welcome Liza Rangel and Ahmad Williams to our college access team! Liza and Ahmad are spearheading…

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Scholar Spotlight: Rising Star Aslyn Anaya Planas

By Molly McQuoid Posted: July 7, 2022

Aslyn Anaya Planas was recently honored as one of PEF’s 2022 Rising Star Award winners at the Educate Philly Gala….

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PEF and Partners Land Half-Million Dollar STEM Education Grant

By Allison Kelsey Posted: July 1, 2022

In conjunction with fiscal agent Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit, PEF secured a 2-year, $500,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of…

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What Does PEF Do? Read the Latest EdFundamentals Newsletter!

What Does PEF Do? Read the Latest EdFundamentals Newsletter!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: June 9, 2022

The Spring 2002 edition of our biannual print newsletter is out, featuring stories about our organization, programs, and especially our…

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English & Math Instructors Needed for Summer Program

English & Math Instructors Needed for Summer Program

By Allison Kelsey Posted: May 24, 2022

The Philadelphia Education Fund is looking for instructors to lead a 4-week summer academic enrichment program. The program’s tentative target…

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Businesses – Earn Tax Credits by Donating to PEF!

Businesses – Earn Tax Credits by Donating to PEF!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: April 26, 2022

The Philadelphia Education Fund is approved as an Educational Improvement Organization (EIO) for 2022 under the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Educational…

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The Philadelphia Education Fund is Hiring!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 30, 2022

Join our team! The Philadelphia Education Fund is looking for an Educational Scriptwriter, VP Finance/CFO, AmeriCorps Post-Secondary Persistence Fellow, and…

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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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