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07.30.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

Ever since I entered high school, I’ve wanted to take control of my own future. That’s why, when my school’s internship coordinator Mr. Faughnan introduced me to PENCIL Fellows, I was determined to get in to build a strong foundation …

PENCIL Fellows Jacques Michael Sylvain, left, and David Dames practice networking.

07.29.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

If you think academics alone guarantee professional success, think again. That’s what 137 PENCIL Fellows learned at a recent workshop where business leaders shared the importance of building a professional identity and network for career development. “The best in business …

PENCIL Friday News Wrap

07.25.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

Every day, PENCIL reads about the new trends, latest developments, and biggest shifts in education and school-business collaboration. The Friday News Wrap shares what we’ve learned with our network. Here are some of the most important columns, op-eds, and developments that we …

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07.22.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

It’s a basic business practice: Whether you have a corporation of 100,000 employees or a domain of one, your success largely depends on the ability to set and achieve goals.  As PENCIL Fellows learn the ropes on the job this …

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07.21.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Partnership Spotlights, PENCIL News

With close to 200 hotels in the United States alone, Hyatt and its boutique line of hotels, Andaz, are leading names in the hospitality industry. The “Hyatt Thrive” program is helping the company become a leader in public service as …

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07.09.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News, Video Archive

Watch our new series to see what college and career skills PENCIL Fellows are learning this summer.

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07.08.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

A new study from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, “Lacking Leaders: The Challenges of Principal Recruitment, Selection, and Placement,” underscores the importance of working with principals and providing them with the skills that they need to help their staff, students, …

PENCIL Friday News Wrap

07.07.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

Every day, PENCIL reads about the new trends, latest developments, and biggest shifts in education and school-business collaboration. The Friday News Wrap shares what we’ve learned with our network. Here are some of the most important columns, op-eds, and developments that we …

PENCIL Fellows meet with a facilitator at a 2-day orientation

07.06.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News, Press Releases

[The following press release explains just some of the ways that PENCIL Partner and supporter JPMorgan Chase & Co. is stepping up to provide New York City's students with the college and career readiness that they need, and that our economy …

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07.05.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

PENCIL welcomed new President David Weiner on May 28, following his selection by the Board Search Committee earlier this spring. Building on PENCIL’s work over the past two decades, Dave will execute PENCIL’s strategic plan to dramatically deepen and expand …