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PENCIL Fellows Excel Training Part One

01.25.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

Most entry-level jobs require a working knowledge of Excel. This 3-part guide will help students applying to The PENCIL Fellows Program master this important tool.

PENCIL Fellows Excel Training Part Two

01.25.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

Most entry-level jobs require a working knowledge of Excel. This 3-part guide will help students applying to The PENCIL Fellows Program master this important tool.

PENCIL Fellows Excel Training Part Three

01.25.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

Most entry-level jobs require a working knowledge of Excel. This 3-part guide will help students applying to The PENCIL Fellows Program master this important tool.

PENCIL Friday News Wrap

01.24.2014  |  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 …

PENCIL remembers and celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

01.20.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we’re proud to thank our network of passionate school and business Partners for doing so much to help our students reach their potential. Our Partners apply PENCIL’s models of school-business collaboration in schools across …

After seven years, Michael Haberman says goodbye to PENCIL

01.17.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

Dear Friends, It’s cliché to say “time flies when you’re having fun” but in this case the cliché fits. It’s hard to believe that it’s been seven years since I walked through the doors of PENCIL for the first time …

PENCIL Friday News Wrap

01.17.2014  |  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 …

(L to R): JetBlue Airways President and CEO, PENCIL Partner, and PENCIL Board of Directors member Dave Barger; PENCIL Partner, Treasurer of PENCIL’s Board of Directors, and Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Highbridge Capital Management Christopher Hayward; PENCIL President Michael Haberman; PENCIL Partner, Chair of PENCIL’s Board of Directors, and Weil, Gotshal & Manges Partner Howard Chatzinoff; and former PENCIL Board Member Stephen J. Meringoff, Chairman, Meringoff Properties, Inc..

01.13.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

Michael Haberman, PENCIL’s President for the past seven years, will be leaving the organization in mid-January to join JPMorgan Chase’s Global Philanthropy team as Managing Director for the Northeast Region. PENCIL’s Board and Staff thanks Michael for his outstanding leadership and congratulates him on this exciting new position.

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01.11.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

It’s no coincidence that as the recently released Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results show that US students continue to lag behind their international counterparts, successful models of school-business collaboration are gaining national attention.

PENCIL Friday News Wrap

01.10.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

This week, reporters predicted the biggest stories in 2014, Education Week released its seminal “Quality Counts” report, the Huffington Post reported on the Common Core, and the Times estimated the economic impact of teen unemployment. All that happened in a week where Governor Cuomo discussed universal Pre-K and a major New York City education outlet re-named and rebranded itself…