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Individuals who are enrolled in classes or courses of study in schools, colleges or universities. Included are students in the formal education system (preschool through university and beyond) as well as adults who are receiving instruction in basic academic skills, supplementing their previous education or training or exploring new interests.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Burn Foundation - Medical Community TrainingOffers training programs in burn care to student nurses and medical students throughout the tri-state area.DelawareThe Burn Foundation - Delaware; UplandBurn Foundation
Crispus Attucks Association, Employment & Training ProgramsGeneral Employment Services: Serves young adults ages 19 to 24 who are seeking employment, by providing training, education, counseling, and job placement. Call or visit website for more information.YorkCrispus Attucks Association, Inc.Crispus Attucks Association, Inc.
E.X.P.L.O.R.E.Provides academic training, support services, and enrichment activities for students.DauphinHarrisburg School DistrictHarrisburg School District
Fabric Workshop and Museum - Apprentice Training ProgramThe Apprentice Training Program offers high school, college and post-graduate students the opportunity to learn all aspects of silk-screening printing on fabric. Students design and print their own fabric yardage and assist staff in the production of artist residency projects. Held four times a year.PhiladelphiaFabric Workshop and Museum - Philadelphia; ChinatownFabric Workshop and Museum
Food Trust - Nutrition EducationThe Food Trust partners with schools and after-school programs in the Philadelphia, Norristown and Reading regions to teach more than 65,000 children and their parents about healthy eating. Our team of nutrition educators focuses on teaching the importance of good nutrition and physical activity, introducing children to fresh, nutritious food, connecting students and teachers to area farms, and educating parents about developing healthy eating habits at home. A study published in the journal Pediatrics found that this comprehensive approach to nutrition education reduced the incidence of childhood overweight by 50 percent. Visit for more information on staying healthy.PhiladelphiaThe Food Trust - Philadelphia; Center CityFood Trust
Indiana County Technology CenterThe Indiana County Technology Center is a regional technology center dedicated to providing students with industry-certified technical and academic-enriched career programs. The school provides state-of-the-art equipment within a safe environment. Through integrated technical and academic curricula, students learn theory and skills providing pathways to post-secondary education and/or employment in high growth and high-demand careers. The secondary curriculum is organized around five cluster areas: Automotive Technologies, Construction and Building Trades, Engineering Technologies, Information Technologies, and Public Service Occupations. Adult students may attend full-time classes from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, if space permits. Federal Financial Aid is available for students who qualify.IndianaIndiana County Technology CenterIndiana County Technology Center
Junior Golf Clinics - Academic Year ProgramProgram is structured to build the fundamental golf swing through teaching theory, application of theory and competitive play; beginning with the putt and building to the full swing. Sliding scale fees. Scholarships are available for those who qualify on a first-come, first-serve basis.*Main Site (Phyllis G. Meekins (PGM) Golf Clinics, Inc.)LPGA Foundation
Office for Dispute ResolutionODR administers the mediation and due process procedures available for special education disputes. A Hearing Officer Settlement Conference (Hosc) is a service where parties who are close to a resolution, but have identifiable roadblocks, can collaborate with a sitting hearing officer to see if those roadblocks can be overcome before a hearing. In addition, ODR offers a creating agreement training to parents and schools. IEP Facilitation is also available through ODR. Special Education Consultline, a toll-free assistance line for parents, is also a service of ODR. The Consultline number is 1-800-879-2301DauphinOffice for Dispute ResolutionOffice for Dispute Resolution
Operation Smile Student Youth ProgramsChanging children's lives doesn't begin and end with medical volunteers. The compassion, energy and selfless service of students are also making an impact on the world, one smile at a time. More than 600 Operation Smile Student Clubs around the globe build awareness, raise funds and educate students about our core values of commitment, leadership and volunteerism. When students help children in need, they learn firsthand how they can make an impact on the world and help heal humanity.*Main Site (Operation Smile Headquarters)Operation Smile
Peace Valley Nature CenterOffers a variety of environmental education programs at its 750 acre outdoor classroom. Meandering streams, fields, thickets, woodlands and wetlands offer diverse habitats to enhance student’s on site learning. Services include: Environmental Education Program Guide Birthday Parties Programs for Children Programs for Adults In-Class Programs Elementary School Programs Preschool Programs Middle and High School ProgramsBucksPeace Valley Nature Center - Bucks; DoylestownPeace Valley Nature Center
RSVP SAGE ProgramVolunteers provide additional support for classrooms so that students receive more individualized attention.MontgomeryRSVP - Montgomery; PARSVP
School Based Health ClinicMedical Services includes: * Physicals (school mandated and others such as working permits, drivers licenses, etc) * Immunizations * Sick Visits - illnesses such as asthma, allergies, stomach viruses, eye problems, ear aches, injuries (No x-ray facilities available but will refer out) Dental Services include: * Exams & Cleanings, as well as Sealants * Restorative Care such as fillings or extractions Transportation services are available which will transport the student (and their parent) to the School Based Health Clinic. The cost is $4 which is covered by Medical Assistance. For others, it will be billed to the district and reimbursed through a grant.DauphinHarrisburg School DistrictHarrisburg School District
Triangle Club of Montgomery County - William F. Dannehower Memorial Scholarship AwardThe Triangle Club of Montgomery County was established in 1963 to promote service, sports, and scholarship among public, parochial, and private high school students in the county. During the spring of each year, the Triangle Club honors the top scholar-athletes from all area high schools, at which time the most outstanding is selected to receive the William F. Dannehower Memorial Scholarship Award. The award is named for the late President Judge of the Montgomery Country Court of Common Pleas, who assisted in the formation of the Triangle Club, and whose life exemplified the ideals of scholarship, sports, and community service. Each year, the Triangle Club awards three annual college scholarships. The winner of the prestigious William F. Dannehower Award receives $5,000, and their school is granted $1,000 as well. The first runner-up receives $2,000, and $1,000 is awarded to the second runner-up.MontgomeryTriangle Club of Montgomery County - Montgomery; TelfordTriangle Club of Montgomery County
Volunteers of America - Operation BackpackNew backpacks and school supplies are provided to underserved children to give them a jump start for a successful school year.DauphinVolunteers of AmericaVolunteers of America
Volunteers of America - Operation BackpackNew backpacks and school supplies are provided to underserved children to give them a jump start for a successful school year.AlleghenyVolunteers of America of Pennsylvania - SharpsburgVolunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg
Woodbourne Academy at Today, Inc.Woodbourne Academy at Today, Inc. provides a meaningful experience for students who have not been successful in traditional school settings. Small class sizes and individualized attention allow students to complete their education and achieve self-sufficiency.*Main Site (Today, Inc.)Today, INC.
Year Up PhiladelphiaCombines hands-on skill development, college credits, and corporate internships to prepare students for success in professional careers and higher education.PhiladelphiaYear Up Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Washington Square WestYear Up Philadelphia

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