|Burn Foundation - Medical Community Training||Offers training programs in burn care to student nurses and medical students throughout the tri-state area.||Delaware||The Burn Foundation - Delaware; Upland||Burn Foundation|
|Crispus Attucks Association, Employment & Training Programs||General 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.||York||Crispus Attucks Association, Inc.||Crispus Attucks Association, Inc.|
|E.X.P.L.O.R.E.||Provides academic training, support services, and enrichment activities for students.||Dauphin||Harrisburg School District||Harrisburg School District |
|Fabric Workshop and Museum - Apprentice Training Program||The 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.||Philadelphia||Fabric Workshop and Museum - Philadelphia; Chinatown||Fabric Workshop and Museum|
|Food Trust - Nutrition Education||The 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 http://www.thefoodtrust.org/php/programs/nutrition.education.php for more information on staying healthy.||Philadelphia||The Food Trust - Philadelphia; Center City||Food Trust|
|Indiana County Technology Center||The 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.||Indiana||Indiana County Technology Center||Indiana County Technology Center|
|Junior Golf Clinics - Academic Year Program||Program 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 Resolution||ODR 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 1-800-879-2301||Dauphin||Office for Dispute Resolution||Office for Dispute Resolution |
|Operation Smile Student Youth Programs||Changing 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 Center||Offers 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.
Environmental Education Program Guide
Programs for Children
Programs for Adults
Elementary School Programs
Middle and High School Programs||Bucks||Peace Valley Nature Center - Bucks; Doylestown||Peace Valley Nature Center|
|RSVP SAGE Program||Volunteers provide additional support for classrooms so that students receive more individualized attention.||Montgomery||RSVP - Montgomery; PA||RSVP |
|School Based Health Clinic||Medical Services includes:
* Physicals (school mandated and others such as working permits, drivers licenses, etc)
* 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.||Dauphin||Harrisburg School District||Harrisburg School District |
|Triangle Club of Montgomery County - William F. Dannehower Memorial Scholarship Award||The 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.||Montgomery||Triangle Club of Montgomery County - Montgomery; Telford||Triangle Club of Montgomery County|
|Volunteers of America - Operation Backpack||New backpacks and school supplies are provided to underserved children to give them a jump start for a successful school year.||Dauphin||Volunteers of America||Volunteers of America|
|Volunteers of America - Operation Backpack||New backpacks and school supplies are provided to underserved children to give them a jump start for a successful school year.||Allegheny||Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg||Volunteers 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 Philadelphia||Combines hands-on skill development, college credits, and corporate internships to prepare students for success in professional careers and higher education.||Philadelphia||Year Up Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Washington Square West||Year Up Philadelphia|