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At Principal For A Day, PENCIL’s panelists discussed Common Core, PTECH, Teacher Evaluation, and Mayor Bloomberg. Read these articles for extra credit on these vital education issues.
Find out how longtime PENCIL Supporter American Airlines lifted up students.
Inspired by the American Bar Association’s National Celebration of Pro Bono, Pro Bono Week, October 20-26, 2013, is an annual global celebration of the pro bono ethic across all professions that use their talents to make a difference. PENCIL’s volunteers, supporters, …
We’ve received a number of questions from past and current Fellows on the best way to list your PENCIL Fellows work experience. It’s a great question. See our example of how you should list your PENCIL Fellows experience on your resume and LinkedIn.
PENCIL President Michael Haberman wrote the following column for The Huffington Post. For more updates, follow him on Twitter. As the Bloomberg era comes to a close and we prepare to welcome a new mayor, New Yorkers are all rushing to define …
There was a lot of talk at Education Nation this week about the need for employer engagement in education to ensure student success in college and the workplace. And there was consensus that a key component of employer engagement should …
Watch PENCIL Partner E. Scott Beattie, President and CEO, Elizabeth Arden, Inc., and PENCIL Fellows Ashley Budhai and Tracy Chu discuss how critical it is for businesses to get involved with our schools to help students graduate this Saturday, September 28th, at about 4:53 PM EST on PBS’ “American Graduate Day.”
For the past 10 years, leading advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather has cultivated more than the world’s top brands: the firm has also nurtured some of the bright minds of the future by sharing the nuts and bolts of the industry with local middle school students.
Nearly 100 New York City students are better prepared to take those next steps thanks to the career development training that they received through the PENCIL Fellows Program. Many of those students began that training nearly nine months ago, and marked the end of their summer internship experience alongside their Business Mentors and other coworkers at the PENCIL Fellows Culminating Event, held at Scholastic’s Soho offices.
The economics are clear: we all have a vested interest in improving our schools. But what’s the best way to do that? To start, let’s get businesses to act on that vested interest.