Education First Compact

Monthly Speaker Series

More dialogue, not less, is what is needed to tackle our most intractable education challenges. To facilitate such dialogue, PEF convenes a monthly education speaker series, Education First Compact. From Fall through Spring, our team curates and produces sessions that attract the region’s most respected education leaders.

900 people

attend at least one Education First Compact during the course of the year

60 – 125 people

are in attendance each month at an Education First Compact

Fall 2022 Calendar

Oct 13  The Great Teacher Resignation

Nov 3  The Student Loan Crisis

All events are 7:45AM to 9:30AM at the Philadelphia Education Fund unless otherwise noted. There is no cost, but we appreciate donations to cover costs.


Sept 1  New School District Superintendent Dr Tony Watlington

Sponsor the Ed Compact to be acknowledged at every event and in promotional communications.

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