Bureau: Philadelphia

Free Community Health Fair

The health fair is going to be on Saturday September 17, 2022, the location is Mercy Neighborhood Ministries on West Venango, and it will be from 10 AM to 4 PM. This is a comprehensive health fair for families and attendees of all ages. There will be booths about cultivating wellness in all forms including …

Free Community Health Fair Read More »

Helen Oakes Literacy Institute

The Helen Oakes Literacy Institute (HOLI) was established in 2019 to honor the legacy of its namesake, Helen Oakes. Helen, a former member of the Philadelphia Board of Education, was a fierce advocate for improving literacy outcomes for the children of Philadelphia. Foundations, Inc. hosts the free event for elementary teachers working in Philadelphia public schools …

Helen Oakes Literacy Institute Read More »

Surrounding Teachers with Support

This webinar is designed for administrators and coaches. Consider the significant changes for educators when they are surrounded by a cohesive and coherent system of professional learning support. Learn how to leverage Collaborative Classroom’s professional learning resources accessible via the Learning Portal to build a cohesive support system.  

Community Health Fair

A comprehensive health fair for families and attendees of all ages. There will be booths about cultivating wellness in all forms including nutrition, exercise, movement, housing, maternal care, sexual health, and even more. There will also be light snacks and refreshments. The free health fair is going to be on Saturday September 17, 2022, the …

Community Health Fair Read More »

Awaken Your Dreams Art Show

Join us to check out student artwork and poetry while celebrating their voices! We’ll also display artwork from our accomplished Teaching Artists and team members. Sign up below to join us on Sunday, June 26th at 2:00-5:00PM. Refreshments will be provided. *Mask wearing is encouraged. Participating Schools: Al-Aqsa Islamic Academy, C.C.A. Baldi Middle School, Emlen …

Awaken Your Dreams Art Show Read More »

CLI’s Raise a Glass for Reading Annual Fundraiser w/Jason Reynolds

Join us as we raise funds to support programs that help teachers and students succeed. Come celebrate literacy, equity, and the joy of learning with a national coalition of supporters and advocates. Raise a Glass for Reading is Children’s Literacy Initiative’s annual fundraising event that recognizes the amazing work and incredible stories of coaches, teachers, …

CLI’s Raise a Glass for Reading Annual Fundraiser w/Jason Reynolds Read More »

Summer Book Study – “Shifting the Balance”

This book study is comprised of three 30-minute informal Zoom sessions. The discussion will focus on K–2 literacy instruction. Each session is from 9:00–9:30 am ET. Participants need to purchase their own copy of the book.

The toll on students: Philadelphia’s gun violence epidemic and mental health

Philadelphia is experiencing historic levels of gun violence — and the city’s students are among those directly impacted by this community trauma. This reality is taking a toll on schools, which are already reeling from the disruption of the pandemic and now struggling to meet the mental health needs of students who have been shot, involved in a shooting, or …

The toll on students: Philadelphia’s gun violence epidemic and mental health Read More »

You’ve Had LETRS Training. Now What? Virtual Learning Series

Session 1: LETRS and Collaborative Literacy Overview Tuesday, March 15 at 4:00 PM ET As educators engage in LETRS training, it is time to ensure teachers are using a curriculum that meets the criteria for systematic, explicit foundational skills intervention. Participants will learn how Being a Reader and SIPPS (Systematic Instruction in Phonological Awareness, Phonics, …

You’ve Had LETRS Training. Now What? Virtual Learning Series Read More »

Understanding the Influence of Linguistic Variation on Reading: Implications for Teaching – AIM Institute Research to Practice Symposium

Join the AIM Institute for Learning & Research in Conshohocken, PA in-person or via live stream for this FREE daylong learning event for educators. Language is the foundation for the development of reading and writing. Our nation represents a broad range of language varieties and patterns of language development. Presenters at AIM’s 10th Annual Research …

Understanding the Influence of Linguistic Variation on Reading: Implications for Teaching – AIM Institute Research to Practice Symposium Read More »

Virtual Information Session

NOTE: Zoom Link to be sent once registration is confirmed! About this event KIPP New Jersey is excited to announce our Camden Elementary School Virtual Information Session! In Fall 2022 we will open the doors to our founding elementary school, KIPP Sumner Elementary, which will begin by serving grades K-1. We will continue to serve …

Virtual Information Session Read More »

Helen Oakes Literacy Institute

JOIN US for our 3rd annual Helen Oakes Literacy Institute! The event is FREE for Philadelphia teachers! Saturday, November 6 | 9:30 am – 1:00 pm LIVE Virtual Programming Helen Oakes was passionate about the students and teachers of Philadelphia. For nineteen years her newsletter framed the conversation around teaching and learning in schools throughout …

Helen Oakes Literacy Institute Read More »

What a Year: A Family Day of Healing

“This outdoor family event will focus on self-care, mental health wellness, violence prevention, and celebration. Workshops on the following topics will be available: healing-centered art-making for all ages; meditation and mindfulness practices; accessing free to low-cost mental health services; self and community-care tools and practices; de-escalation and conflict resolution tools; nutrition and healing the human …

What a Year: A Family Day of Healing Read More »