Starting this semester, a new collaborative initiative will allow 45 Camden high school students to enter college courses, earn college credits and prepare for the next step in their academic career. CamdenREACH, which was announced Wednesday, resulted from talks between the Camden City School District, the Camden Education Fund, TeenSHARP, Bard Early College, Camden County […]
As of many as 15 Camden City organizations committed to the youth will be eligible to receive between $5,000 and $25,000 through a Camden Education Fund program announced Monday.
Eager to recognize the efforts of Camden educators confronting a new school year amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Camden Education Fund has kicked off the RISE (Resilient, Inspirational, Solutions-Oriented Educators) awards. CEF, a local foundation, said it will gift 5 to 10 city teachers — regardless school type — with $2,000 each as part of the initiative.
Now living in Willingboro, the Rowan University senior is part of the Camden Teacher Pipeline, a partnership among the Camden Education Fund, Rowan University and Relay Graduate School of Education to bring student-teachers into city schools. Student-teachers receive a $4,000 to $6,000 stipend and mentoring, with the ultimate goal of a full-time position as a teacher once […]
Luna says $45,000 from the Camden Education Fund (CEF) will make the efforts possible. Per the CCSD resolution, a variety of sessions will be held through June 2021 such as professional development with educators and school staff, as well as design programming for immigrant students and families.
Camden schools — public, charter and Renaissance schools — will get a boost to help prepare for reopening. The nonprofit Camden Education Fund has awarded eight grants of $100,000 each to the Camden City School District, Camden’s Promise, LEAP Academy University Charter School, Hope Community Charter School, Freedom Prep Charter School, KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy, Mastery Schools of Camden and […]
The high marks Reyes gives his son’s teachers and school are not unusual in Camden these days. A recent independent poll shows voters largely approve of the direction of the city’s schools, support initiatives aimed at improving educational opportunities for all students, and are especially satisfied with how educators have handled pandemic-related challenges.
“It is called the Open Doors/Safe Classrooms Initiative, and it’s going to provide grants of up to $100,000 to school networks in Camden to help them safely reopen for next year,” Fund Executive Director Naeha Dean told KYW Newsradio. “Schools can use the funds to cover additional needs across a wide variety of areas, including […]
CAMDEN — High school students at six district schools will receive laptops to help them learn remotely as schools remain closed to stem the spread of COVID-19. Superintendent Katrina McCombs said Friday that donations totaling $400,000 will enable the district to purchase Dell Chromebooks, along with licensing fees for Google platforms. Read More
A new non-profit announced Tuesday that it is launching with the mission of sustaining progress in Camden’s public schools. The Camden Education Fund (CEF) will make grants to programs and partnerships to address citywide education needs, such as the lack of diverse teacher pipelines and high-quality special education and bilingual settings for students. Support will […]