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November 2020

Thursday
November 5, 2020
9:00 am
- 10:30 am
Virtual Event

From Pre-K to Fifth Grade: Early Literacy as Dropout Prevention

It’s long been understood that literacy is the gateway to learning. No doubt you’ve heard the maxim: In grades K-3, a student…

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December 2020

Thursday
December 3, 2020
9:00 am
- 10:30 am
Virtual Event

Education First Compact: Beyond Coding — Meeting the Challenges of Digital Literacy

Join us for December’s Education First Compact, when we’ll examine ways in which Philadelphia is responding to educational equity and…

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January 2021

Thursday
January 14, 2021
9:00 am
- 10:30 am
Virtual Event

Education First Compact: Is It Time to Say Goodbye to the SAT?

How do you predict a student’s success in college? For most of the 20th century, the SAT has been a…

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February 2021

Thursday
February 4, 2021
9:00 am
- 10:15 am
Virtual Event

An Introduction to the Philadelphia School Board’s “Goals and Guardrails” Initiative

Attend a typical school board meeting anywhere in the country, and the agenda will likely be largely made up of…

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March 2021

Thursday
March 4, 2021
9:00 am
- 10:15 am
Virtual Event

From Foster Care to the Graduation Stage – Supporting College Students Leaving “the System”

Youth involved in foster care experience unique challenges and barriers to educational attainment. Fewer than 2% of youth formerly in…

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April 2021

Thursday
April 1, 2021
9:00 am
- 10:15 am
Virtual Event

From Hidden Figures to Industry Leaders: Advancing Diversity in STEM Careers

It’s been 16 years since the publication of Rising Above the Gathering Storm, a landmark report from the National Academy…

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May 2021

Thursday
May 6, 2021
9:00 am
- 10:15 am
Virtual Event

Behind the Screen: The Mental Health Impact of Remote Learning on our Students and Educators

What was your favorite part of school? Was it spending time with your friends? If so, you are not alone.…

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June 2021

Tuesday
June 1, 2021
4:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
Virtual Event

Spring Institute

PEF's Spring Institute is a free professional learning opportunity for secondary and postsecondary educators to convene and share knowledge about…

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Tuesday
June 15, 2021
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
Virtual Event

Educate Philly: Gala to Benefit the Philadelphia Education Fund and Philadelphia Scholars Scholarship Endowment

EDUCATE PHILLY is the Philadelphia Education Fund’s signature fundraising event that enables us to provide critical programming support to students,…

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Thursday
June 17, 2021
9:00 am
- 10:15 am
Virtual Event

Philadelphia School District Budget, FY 2022 presented by Uri Monson, Chief Financial Officer

What does it look like to prepare for the year ahead, when the year that passed was so unpredictable? Federal…

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