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:


Mark your calendars for the following dates!PNM Participants networking

Helping Our Youth Process Real World Concerns
Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Engaging Families, Schools, and Community Partners
Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Classroom and Behavior Management
Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

College and Postsecondary Readiness
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Hot Topics for OST Directors and Administrators

Thursday, January 12, 2017, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Making Sense of Data
Thursday, February 9, 2017, 9:30 - 11:30 AM


Staff: Obtaining, Training, Retaining, and Motivating
Thursday, March 16, 2017, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Challenged Youth: Risks, Traumas, and Special Needs
Thursday, April 13, 2017, 9:30 - 11:30 AM
Register HERE.

Fundraising and Finances
Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 9:30 - 11:30 AM


OST Career Ladders and Professional Development 
Thursday, June 8, 2017, 9:30 - 11:30 AM


LOCATION: All 2016-17 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.