Registration for the 16th Annual Promising Practices Conference: Civic and Community Engagement is now open!
Fall 2013 Mini-Grants awarded to: Community, Culture, and Identity: Current Issues, Engineers for Tomorrow, Enhancing an Existing Partnership, EXPLORE!: Mindfulness and Academic Success, North End Opportunities for College and Career Access Awareness, College Access through Crime & Justice, Partnership for Sustainability, Water Quality and Environmental Impact
Partnerships for Success mini-grants aim to support new and existing school-based partnerships between PK-12 schools and institutions of higher education to encourage collaboration, increase college access and readiness for Rhode Island students, and to enhance the effectiveness and impact of PK-16 partnerships. Deepen or develop your PK-16 school-based partnership with a PFS mini-grant of $500 – $1,000. Download an application here!
PFS Spring Workshop 3: Unleashing the Power of School & Business Partnerships: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Amica Amphitheater: 100 Amica Way, Lincoln, RI
The following proposals were recently awarded Spring 2013 PFS mini-grants: Providence College Visit, The Community Debate & Awards Reception, Expanding Civil Rights through Cold War Tensions, Wild Literature in the Urban Landscape
The goal of the fellowship program is to provide college access and education professionals in Rhode Island with an incentive to use the RI DataHUB, increase data driven questions and decisions in their work, promote cross-collaboration and partnerships between schools and colleges, build new professional relationships, and ultimately enhance opportunities and outcomes for RI students. Become a Data Fellow: $400. Application Deadline: May 15, 2013
The RI Urban Debate League (RIUDL) is hosting its unique annual fundraiser this Saturday, April 27, from 1 pm – 4 pm at Brown University. Community members from around the state team up with urban high school debaters to match wits with peers on tough questions, such as: Should Eve have eaten the apple? or Should we have mandatory national service?
The second workshop in the PFS Partnership Workshop series, “Collective Problem Solving for Partners” is designed to provide a reflection and planning space for partners to receive individualized support for their projects. All who are engaged in PK-16 partnership activity are encouraged to attend and to bring a partner!
The second round of PFS Spring 2013 mini-grants is now available! Deadline for proposals is April 8, 2013.
“Partnership Principles: Service-learning in Action”
Wednesday, March 20th, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Community Room, Feinstein Academic Center, Providence College