Details of the 2012-13 program will be listed in fall
2011, depending on available resources. For more information, email Sheilah D. Vance, Esq. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Discussing school finance policies
|Congressman Chaka Fattah and 2009-10 IFEEO Fellow Emily Bloomenthal at his Philadelphia office
Depending on funds availability, in Spring 2012, The Institute for Educational
Equity and Opportunity is planning to continue its program of providing a 1-year fellowship for a graduating law
student to work with a public interest educational equity project or attorney of their choice in the areas of educational
equity and opportunity. This Fellowship would be in the amount of $60,000 dollars for salary plus additional funds for benefits.
A similar Summer Associate Award would be available for a 2nd year law student in the amount of $1,000 per week for 12 weeks. Program
continuation depends on available funds. For more information, please send a letter [NO EMAILS] expressing your interest
to Sheilah D. Vance, Esq., President & General Counsel, IFEEO, 100 S. Broad Street, Suite 1530, Philadelphia, PA
19110. You may include a resume. Recipients must have taken a course in Education Law or be currently
enrolled in Education Law, and be recommended by her/his Education Law Professor.
The IFEEO is committed to a policy against discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation,
marital or parental status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, age or handicap.
|IFEEO Fellows Emily Bloomenthal, 2009, and Kimberly Liu, 2008
2009 - 10 Awards:
Bloomenthal, a 2009 graduate of New York University
School of Law and a 2005 cum laude graduate of Williams College, worked with the Education Law Center in Newark, New Jersey.
She was a Robert McKay Scholar, in the top 25% of her class after four semesters, and Article Selection Editor of the Review
of Law and Social Change. She wrote a law review Note on "Inadequate Discipline: Challenging Zero Tolerance Policies
as Violating State Constitution Education Clauses."
Associate: Matthew Ellinwood, who
was beginning his third year at the Temple University Beasley School of Law, worked with the Public Interest Law Center of
Philadelphia on issues of education funding. Matthew has an M.Ed in Education Policy from Harvard University
and has worked extensively with students in underserved schools in West Philadelphia.