Peer Networking Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

The OSTRC's monthly Peer Networking Meetings (PNMs) provide OST staff with an opportunity to share resources, develop new professional relationships, and use these experiences to enhance their programs. Attendance can also count toward formal training credit hours. PNMs are held every month and feature panel discussions on a range of topics:



Although we are currently taking a break from PNMs this summer, please take 5-7 minutes to complete our brief survey -- your feedback will help us plan future events and serve you better! CLICK HERE FOR SURVEY


Mark your calendars for the following dates!PNM Participants networking

Best Practices for Effective OST Programming
Thursday, September 17, 2015, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Engaging Families, Schools, and Community Partners
Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Classroom and Behavior Management (Grades K-5)
Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

College and Postsecondary Readiness
Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Hot Topics for OST Directors and Administrators

Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Classroom and Behavior Management (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 9:30 - 11:30 AM


Staff: Obtaining, Training, Retaining, and Motivating
Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Challenged Youth: Risks, Traumas, and Special Needs
Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Fundraising and Finances
Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 9:30 - 11:30 AM


OST Career Ladders and Professional Development 
Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 9:30 - 11:30 AM


**NEW LOCATION: All 2015-16 meetings are held at the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) which is located at 440 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130. Although walk-ins are permitted at these events, only those who register in advance are guaranteed access to the building. Please bring valid photo ID to present to security desk upon entry to the building.

For more information about Peer Networking Meetings, see Frequently Asked Questions or contact OSTRC Project Manager John Price III.





            The OSTRC at Foundations, Inc. offers this service with generous support from The Philadelphia Foundation.