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SEED (Supporting Entrepreneurship in Education) 2.0 is a crowd-funded and –sourced opportunity for education entrepreneurs (non-profit or for-profit) to compete for cash prizes and, even more importantly, present their ideas before an engaged audience of potential funders, users, collaborators, and community members. The theme of SEED 2.0 is technology in the classroom.
SEED 2.0 will take place on Wednesday, October 10th from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The event will take place at City Hall, beginning in the City Council Caucus Room on the 4th floor at 6pm, and moving the the City Council Chambers at 7pm. Please be sure to enter at the NE corner.
Come support your local educational entrepreneurs! $25 will get you an evening of food, drinks, and inspiring ideas. If you cannot attend, any and all donations are welcome. Ticket proceeds and donations will go to the winner. Tickets will be available at the door the evening of the event.
The five finalists are listed below:
Computer Science & Technology Entrepreneurship: Temple's Math, Engineering, and Science Achievement program has launched the Computer Science & Technology Entrepreneurship program to provide hands-on technical training and rigor in JAVA, with workshops in design, development, business planning, branding, and venture capital acquisition.
Kinvolved: A social enterprise dedicated to improving student classroom attendance and creating a culture of parent engagement in the school community. Kinvolved uses a three-pronged approach to achieve its mission: (1) increase school communication of attendance information to parents/families with a teacher-driven mobile app, (2) critically analyze attendance data, and (3) use this data to drive policy reform and initiatives to improve attendance, particularly in low-income, underserved communities.
Slate: An open-source foundation for schools to build their own online environment. The platform has been built over a long-term collaboration between Philadelphia’s Science Leadership Academy and Jarvus Innovations.
Teachers Lead Philly: Our city needs more leaders who are practicing teachers, and our teachers need more opportunities to connect and lead. Teachers Lead Philly will meet both these needs through the creation and stewardship of an in-person and virtual network of Philadelphia teacher leaders.
the school collective: A professional development network focused on improving teacher quality through planning and observation tools. The school collective helps schools identify teaching trends and provide the necessary professional development materials on a collaborative platform.
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PhillyCORE Leaders is a diverse Coalition of Rising Education Leaders. Our mission is to build a more positive and collaborative education community by connecting rising leaders who are making an impact on Philadelphia education. By leveraging the city's best asset - innovative, committed people - our vision is that Philadelphia will be a model educational community that transforms opportunities for all youth.