PSTV values itself with having community partnerships to provide opportunities to students throughout Philadelphia.
If you are interested in becoming a partner you can learn more here about our values and what we look for in a partnership. If you feel your organization fits the partnership guidelines please submit a request to partner here.
Current Partnerships Include:
The Office of The Arts & Academic Enrichment – The Office of Arts & Academics provides leadership, supervision, and support for Art, Music, Theater, Dance, and Media Instruction programs in the School District of Philadelphia. The objectives are to develop, implement, evaluate, and revise standards-based curriculum, professional staff development programs, and the design of new programs in the fine and performing arts for students in grades K-12, in accordance with SDP Action Plan 3.0, Anchor Goals 1-4.
The Office of Career and Technical Education (CTE) – The Communications Cluster is comprised of programs that focus on careers in the Communications industry. These programs prepare students to pursue full-time employment in the industry or post-secondary education after graduation. Currently 11 schools have CTE Communications Clusters.
The Office of Educational Technology – The Office of ETG is to support schools and teachers in creating 21st century learning environments that leverage technology in order to foster collaboration, creative thinking, discovery and a love for learning.
The Office of Information Technology – The Office of Information Technology and Data Management’s mission is to create an infrastructure that supports the district’s Declaration of Education
WHYY Media Labs – A grant funded program managed by WHYY staff in our high schools & middle schools. WHYY provides Media Labs to schools to be used during school hours but expand to after school programming depending on the school. WHYY provides an instructor to support the programs for one year. Currently serving 27 schools. Sponsored by the PSD CIO and their staff.
Penn GSE Program – This is a Penn graduate course that takes nine graduate students and places them into three Philadelphia high schools for the year. They work with students to produce media around the school. There is a research (study) component around this initiative by both SDP and Penn. – Sponsored by the CIO and the Districts Deputy of Research is directly involved with this and other Penn GSE initiatives.
TechGirlz – A nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the gender gap in technology occupations, by focusing on girls at the crucial middle school age. We offer free workshops to get girls interested in different kinds of technology, show them varied career options, and connect them with professionals in technology fields. – http://www.techgirlz.org/
PhillyCam – PhillyCAM is a community media center that brings together the people of Philadelphia to make and share media that promotes creative expression, democratic values and civic participation. www.phillycam.org