PHILADELPHIA HOME & SCHOOL COUNCIL ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

Families Supporting Philadelphia Schools Since 1897

aka Philadelphia Home and School Council   |   Philadelphia, PA   |  www.philadelphiahsc.org

Mission

The Philadelphia Home and School Council is the trusted autonomous voice, which is dedicated to empowering, educating, motivating and engaging the Home and School Associations (parent groups) to work cohesively with their schools, realizing that the students are the benefactors for all programs affected.

Ruling year info

1959

President

Shakeda M Gaines

Main address

440 North Broad Street, Room 115

Philadelphia, PA 19130 USA

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Formerly known as

Mother's Club of Philadelphia

County Council of the Pennsylvania Congress

National Congress of Parents and Teachers

Philadelphia County Council of Home and School Associations

EIN

23-6391006

NTEE code info

Parent Teacher Group (B94)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (P12)

Nonprofit Management (S50)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

PHSC SCHOLARSHIPS

PHSC Scholarship is awarded to a graduate based on those exemplary qualities possessed: honor, character, leadership, responsibility, service to the community, willingness to participate and a strong desire to succeed.

HSC Scholarship applications will be sent to valid High School HSA's who have met the criteria by December 31. The HSA President and school administrators work collaboratively to nominate one student from each respective schools for this award.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Must be a current student of a valid HSA High School within the School District of Philadelphia the time of their application.
Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential.
Must participate in community service activities.
Demonstrate a financial need for assistance.
Student must be a current school year graduate.
Student must have a “C” or above average and must be in good academic standing for the current academic year.
Good attendance; punctuality will also be taken into consideration.
Demonstrate the desire to seek additional education at an institution of higher learning, trade school, military, or employment.

Population(s) Served

PHSC host monthly membership meetings to the general public concerning education, empowerment of youth and parent development, economic growth, and the rights of student and parents in the school district.

Population(s) Served

The Philadelphia Home and School Council has the great pleasure of honoring our member Home and School Association at our HSA Awards Dinner every two years.

This event celebrates the exceptional leadership, advocacy, and parent/student engagement during their current term in office.

During our Celebration of Achievement Evening, PHSC takes this opportunity to congratulate all our member HSA's, Parent Advocates, and City Council Members who have positively impacted our students, parents, teachers, and stakeholders in the City of Philadelphia.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings/Town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc.) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback,

Financials

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PHILADELPHIA HOME & SCHOOL COUNCIL ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

Board of directors
as of 04/11/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Shakeda Gaines

Philadelphia Home and School Council

Term: 2018 - 2020


Board co-chair

Katrina Clark

Philadelphia Home and School Council

Term: 2018 - 2020

Staysea Hutchings-McClutcheon

Philadelphia Home and School Council

Cierra Freeman

Philadelphia Home and School Council

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/13/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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