Category: General News

Middle/High Afterschool STEM Fellows Program Professional Development Opportunity

Middle/High Afterschool STEM Fellows Program Professional Development Opportunity

By Heather Conboy Posted: January 4, 2023

Participation in out-of-school time (OST) programs, especially in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) has been shown to be beneficial…

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Lincoln University Awards Six CAP Students Admission and Scholarships During Campus Visit

Lincoln University Awards Six CAP Students Admission and Scholarships During Campus Visit

By Heather Conboy Posted: December 14, 2022

PEF proudly announces that six Frankford High School College Access Program (CAP) students received on-site admission and scholarships to Lincoln…

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College Access Counselor Brandi Ashley Receives Full Sponsorship to NACAC Conference by Swarthmore College

College Access Counselor Brandi Ashley Receives Full Sponsorship to NACAC Conference by Swarthmore College

By Heather Conboy Posted: December 6, 2022

In September 2022, Philadelphia Education Fund’s College Access Program (CAP) Coordinator Brandi Ashley attended the National Association for College Admission…

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KCAPA Students Experience Life at Temple University

By Allison Kelsey Posted: November 4, 2022

Seventeen College Access students from Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School got a taste of college life at Temple…

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The Student Loan Crisis — November’s Education First Compact Event

By Allison Kelsey Posted: October 17, 2022

Over their lifetime, a college graduate will earn an average of $1 million more than a high school graduate. This fact…

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The Great Teacher Resignation -- the Next Education First Compact on Oct 13

The Great Teacher Resignation — the Next Education First Compact on Oct 13

By Allison Kelsey Posted: October 3, 2022

Join us for the October 13th session of the Philadelphia Education Fund’s monthly conversation series, Education First Compact. The Great…

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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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