Education

Jun
6

GWP Arts Learning Session: Coordinating Strategies In Arts Education

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Thursday, June 6, 2019 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm

Please join us at this session where we will hear from The Heinz Endowments about their new Creative Learning initiative and have a roundtable discussion about ideas to coordinate strategies for funding arts education both in and outside of school in the region.

Sep
16

How Are Our Children Faring? An Update from Joan Benso of PA Partnerships for Children

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015 -
8:30am to 10:00am

To hear expert perspective on the current status of Pennsylvania’s children, and the impact of the budget stalemate on them, please join GWP as we host one of the state’s best known advocates on behalf of children’s health, welfare and education: Joan Benso, President and CEO of Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC).

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Sep
3

Education Roundtable: PA Common Core Standards Update

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Join us for an update on PA Common Core Standards from two staff members of Allegheny Intermediate Unit, Rosanne Javorsky and Megan Cicconi. Rosanne and Megan will discuss Pennsylvania's current status with the newly implemented regulations. Rosanne will also provide an update from last year when she joined us to discuss the pertinent facets of PA Common Core Standards, Educator Effectiveness, and Keystone Exams.

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Keystone Policy Series: Education Advocacy

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Publication date: 
01/2017

On this call, funding colleagues addressed statewide education advocacy efforts currently underway; including current priorities and challenges, the role their organizations play in these initiatives, and opportunities for other funders to become involved.  

Speakers:

Kristen Burns, Associate Director, Grable Foundation
Michelle Figlar, Vice President of Learning, The Heinz Endowments
Stan Thompson, Education Program Director, The Heinz Endowments
Elliot Weinbaum, Great Learning Program Director, William Penn Foundation

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