Category: General News

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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Meet Our STEM Summer Work-Study Students

By Nancy Peter Posted: July 3, 2020

  Penn students Manasa Sudunagunta and Lonard Encarnacion have joined the McKinney Center for STEM Education team for summer 2020….

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College Access Program Brings the Celebration to Olney Charter High Seniors

By Allison Kelsey Posted: June 19, 2020

Each May, PEF’s College Access Coordinators organize a moving medallion celebration to cap off their students’ journey of learning, hard…

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Meet Garrett Graff, Educate Philly Panelist, This Thursday, 6/18

By Allison Kelsey Posted: June 16, 2020

Joining our Educate Philly – The Media and Education panel of Ed Rendell and Tamala Edwards is a leading voice…

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Our Hope Resides In Our Students

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: June 3, 2020

From the President and Staff of PEF   The events of the past weeks serve to shine a light on…

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Put Your Online Shopping to Charitable Use

By Farah Jimenez Posted: May 30, 2020

During this pandemic, so many of us are shopping online more than ever. Thanks to Amazon Smile, now you can…

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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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America’s Mayor to Weigh In at PEF’s Educate Philly on June 18th

By Farah Jimenez Posted: May 19, 2020

Last year’s Educate Philly drew a sell-out audience at the Union League of Philadelphia. This year, there’s plenty of room…as…

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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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