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12.19.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

In an effort to continue our influential programs benefiting New York City public school students through the power of school-business partnerships, we encourage you to read this appeal from PENCIL President David Weiner.   Dear Friend: Thanks to dedicated supporters and partners …

Kemba Hall

12.19.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

Alumni Q&A: Kemba Hall (written by Yamile Pacheco) Each edition of FNN will feature one exceptional PENCIL Fellows Alum. If you are interested in being profiled in FNN or would like to recommend a PENCIL Fellows Alum, please email …

PENCIL Fellow Anna at Davler Media Group

12.17.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

PENCIL Fellows alumna Anna Kryukova, a member of the Alumni Advisory Board, discusses the benefits and the drawbacks of using the summer to work on personal projects and personal development as an alternative to the desired 9am-5pm internship.  Once Spring Semester …

LinkedIn blog

12.04.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Partnership Spotlights, PENCIL News

There are many components to developing the college- and career-ready skills needed for a modern workforce: The ability to communicate professionally, leverage personal brands, apply academics to the office environment, and build a foundational network of connections. Students at the …


10.27.2014  |  1 Comment  |   Event Highlights, PENCIL News

PENCIL is proud to bring back our speaker series featuring highly accomplished professionals who have transformed their careers and pioneered professional pathways. This week’s event, hosted by Axis Capital, features Joseph Petro, Senior Vice President, Time Warner Inc. Petro, former …

PENCIL Earns Charity Navigator's Coveted 4-Star Rating

10.10.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

  For the second-straight year, PENCIL earned Charity Navigator’s coveted four-star rating—the highest rating possible— for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency among nonprofits. Charity Navigator, America’s premier charity evaluator, highlights the fine work of efficient, ethical …

Abbe Raven BOD

10.06.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News, Press Releases

New York, NY, October 6 — PENCIL, one of New York’s leading education nonprofits, today announced the election of Abbe Raven, Chairman, A+E Networks, to its board of directors. PENCIL brings New York’s corporate world together with the city’s public …

PENCIL Friday News Wrap

09.19.2014  |  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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09.17.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Partnership Spotlights, PENCIL News

As New York City public schools open their doors this week, the focus is on making sure students master the skills needed to graduate ready for college and a career.

Joanna Cannon - PENCIL COO

09.15.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News, Press Releases

Former NYCDOE Official to Lead Internal Operations and Help Shape Strategic Direction to Grow PENCIL’s Work to Improve New York’s Public Schools