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June 10 Deadline for T. Wistar Brown Teacher's Fund for Fall/Winter Semester 2017

The T. Wistar Brown Teacher's Fund supports Friends who have felt the call to teach at the primary or secondary school level, or those who need financial help to complete their preparation for this work. Others come to us for help with financing…Continue

Started by April Diop in Sample Title May 22.

Dreams and Nightmares - a great first-person story as resource for English, social studies, Spanish classes

Dear Friends,I'm writing to tell you about a possible speaker and primary source material in the form of a book with a teacher's guide. The speaker/author is Liliana Velasquez, who at age 14 fled horrific violence and poverty in Guatemala and set…Continue

Started by Irene McHenry in Sample Title May 17.

Sanctuary Policies in Friends Schools

Hello Friends Schools!Does your school have a policy about sanctuary?If so, would you be willing to share it? Share either here - on the open forum - or email me at deborra@friendscouncil.orgThank you,DeborraContinue

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Started by Deborra Sines Pancoe in Sample Title May 17.

Judges' Choice Awards 2017

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Started by Andrew Swartley Cohen in Sample Title Apr 22.

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June 10 Deadline for T. Wistar Brown Teacher's Fund for Fall/Winter Semester 2017

The T. Wistar Brown Teacher's Fund supports Friends who have felt the call to teach at the primary or secondary school level, or those who need financial help to complete their preparation for this work. Others come to us for help with financing further study or improving their training.    We are primarily attentive to the needs of teachers in our smaller schools. Those schools too often are unable to afford educational assistance grants to their teachers and the Fund gives these teachers…See More
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Mindfulness in Education Network MiEN - June 2017 conference

Friends - sign up now for the early bird discount for the June MiEN conference at Tufts.Join Friends school educators and former educators - Elizabeth Kriynovich, Richard Brady, and Irene McHenry and more for an inspiring 3-days of mindfulness and conversation.Here's the flyer!2017MIENConferenceFlyer.pdfSee More
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Dreams and Nightmares - a great first-person story as resource for English, social studies, Spanish classes

Dear Friends,I'm writing to tell you about a possible speaker and primary source material in the form of a book with a teacher's guide. The speaker/author is Liliana Velasquez, who at age 14 fled horrific violence and poverty in Guatemala and set out alone for the U.S. On her trip, over 2,000 miles, she rode boxcars, walked on foot, was robbed, arrested, and caught by US immigration officials. She is here now, living with a family on the Main Line, being successful in high school, and speaking…See More
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Sanctuary Policies in Friends Schools

Hello Friends Schools!Does your school have a policy about sanctuary?If so, would you be willing to share it? Share either here - on the open forum - or email me at deborra@friendscouncil.orgThank you,DeborraSee More
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