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CelebratED!

We’re excited to invite you to an upcoming event celebrating the Pittsburgh region’s educators. Please join us on September 23rd for a joyful evening of awards, honors, and surprises, as we celebrate the people and places who make learning happen for our youth in all the places where they learn. You can register for the event now! 

Click here to learn more about the event and RSVP to celebrate with us!

 
Research Study: Attn High School Programs!
Center for Promise is embarking on a research project to learn more about how young people are experiencing the social, emotional, and academic aspects of their learning. For this study, we are looking for learning settings across the country that serve high schoolers with an intentional focus on their social and emotional growth and development. The one-pager at the link below provides more information on the study design, goals of the project, and potential benefits of participating, including a 1K honorarium!

Click here for more information and to participate. 
Remake Learning
Days 2020
Save the Date! Mark your calendars for the return of Remake Learning Days in Southwest Pennsylvania and West Virginia, May 7-17, 2020. This year will mark the 5th anniversary of this one-of-a-kind hands-on learning festival for kids and caregivers. Take a look at how far we've come, watch the 2019 highlight reels, and stay tuned for more details! Learn more about Remake Learning and Remake Learning Days by visiting their website for more information https://remakelearning.org/.
 
Click here to learn more. 
 
 
 
Grants

YSA Lead Agency: grants to support youth volunteers. Deadline: September 11th 
The Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation: grants to increase economic literacy. Deadline: September 15th
Barney Family Foundation Grants: support to benefit children in grades K-8, with emphasis on creating opportunities for better education. Deadline: September 30th
Hershey's Heartwarming Action: funding for ideas that jumpstart inclusion, empathy and kindness in your school or community. Deadline: October 31st
AAUW Community Action: grants that address issues related to the needs of women and girls. Deadline: December 1st
Save-a-lot: sponsorships and grants for hunger relief, environmental stewardship, health and wellness, and more. Deadline: Rolling 
Empatico: Amazon giftcards for programs utilizing the Empatico online platform to build empathy. Deadline: Rolling


 
Be Internet Awesome
To make the most of the Internet, kids need to be prepared to make smart decisions. Be Internet Awesome teaches kids the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety so they can explore the online world with confidence.

Click here to visit the website. 

 

Upcoming Events

August 29th: Succession Planning for Nonprofits
August 31st: Creek Critters
September 4th: Immersive Media Educator Meetup
September 6th: Get More Math
September 8th: Plant Pursuit: Foraging 101
September 10th: Creating a Successful Marketing Plan
September 10th - 11th: 2019 PSAYDN Leadership Retreat
September 14th: STREAM Girls
September 16th: Refugee Education Workshop Series: Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy
September 18th: What Do I Do With This Stuff?
September 19th: Pittsburgh Youth Global Town Hall
September 20th: APOST Fall Conference 
September 23rd: CelebratED!
September 24th - 25th: Engage in the Future: Engineering Workshop
September 26th: BGEA 4th Annual Equity Summit and Awards Reception

For more events, please click the links below:
APOST

APOST Activities
FREE Trainings!

Get More Math!
Friday September 6th 
8:30AM-2:30PM

United Way of SWPA
Click here to register. 

APOST Fall Conference
Friday September 20th
8:00AM-3PM
Trust Arts Education Center
Click here to register. 

You Decide 

Teenagers usually spend most of their summer on leisure activities, but now they’re devoting more time to studying compared to teens of the past. A new report from Pew Research Center analyzing data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that teens spend more than four hours each week during July on homework or classwork.

Click here to read the report

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