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AmeriCorps Post-Secondary Persistence Fellow Position Open

By Allison Kelsey Posted: February 7, 2022

Join the Philadelphia Education Fund’s effort to strengthen college persistence and transform the lives of low-income and first-generation students. Description…

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Help Philly Students Start 2022 Strong!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: December 29, 2021

In just a few days, we’ll welcome a new year with all of its hope and promise. As our students…

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Students Meet College Admissions Staff at In-School Fairs

By Allison Kelsey Posted: December 7, 2021

Although we are again able to take students to colleges campuses, College Access staff also bring colleges directly to their…

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PEF Receives $5M Grant to Expand College Access Program to 6th High School

By Allison Kelsey Posted: December 3, 2021

On December 1st, 2021, local, state, and federal officials joined School District of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Education Fund leadership to…

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Join Our College Access Program Team!

Join Our College Access Program Team!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: November 4, 2021

The Philadelphia Education Fund is hiring a Data and Evaluations Manager, Lead CAP Coordinator, and Managing Coordinator for its College…

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Bridge to Employment Program Unites PEF, Mastery Charter Schools, and Drexel and La Salle Universities to Support Students’ Interest in Health Care in College and Career

Bridge to Employment Program Unites PEF, Mastery Charter Schools, and Drexel and La Salle Universities to Support Students’ Interest in Health Care in College and Career

By Allison Kelsey Posted: October 25, 2021

Philadelphia Education Fund is proud to launch the Bridge to Employment (BTE) program for 40 tenth grade students this month….

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PEF Introduces New Board Member Valerie Brown

PEF Introduces New Board Member Valerie Brown

By Allison Kelsey Posted: October 9, 2021

Valerie Brown is a litigation attorney in Holland & Knight’s Philadelphia office. She has broad experience representing companies in complex…

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PEF Welcomes New Board Member Thomas Ball

By Allison Kelsey Posted: October 9, 2021

Tom Ball recently retired after a 36-year career in the chemical industry. He was Vice President and GM, Active Oxygens,…

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Rachel Gerberick Joins PEF as CAP Coordinator

By Allison Kelsey Posted: September 2, 2021

The Philadelphia Education Fund welcomes Rachel Gerberick as the new CAP Coordinator for Kensington Creative & Performing Arts High School…

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Join Our Team!

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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