Having Need in Deed in my classroom makes me excited to teach and learn about my students lives.”  -A Need in Deed Teacher

Are you a 3rd-8th grade Philadelphia teacher interested in bringing student-driven, community-centered service-learning to your classroom?  Click HERE to apply.

As we grapple with the current health crisis and the challenges of remote learning, teaching our students about the importance of community has never been more essential.  Need in Deed supports teachers as they amplify the voices of their students and bring relevant, real-world resources to the classroom.

We provide FREE training to 3rd-8th grade Philadelphia public school teachers in how to facilitate student-driven, community-centered service-learning projects with their students.

We are looking for teachers who:  

*Believe in each student’s capacity to excel.

*Want to incorporate student voice into their teaching practice.

*Want to teach core curriculum standards in a real-world context that is meaningful to students’ lives.

*Want to connect the classroom to the wealth of resources, skills, and knowledge available in our city.

*Have strong classroom management skills.

Need in Deed Teachers Receive:

*Act 48 Credit

*Effective Professional Development in Service-Learning

*One on One Coaching and Support

*Community Partnerships

*Real World Resources for your Classroom


For more information contact Program Director Kyra Atterbury at kyra@needindeed.org or by phone at 215-964-9020