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Richard Burns

02.15.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Press Releases

PENCIL, the New York City-based leader in creating innovative and impactful models of collaboration between schools and businesses, has announced that Richard D. Burns, an experienced nonprofit management executive, has been appointed Interim Executive Director. Burns will lead the organization …

Howard Chatzinoff, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, was elected Chair of PENCIL's Board of Directors.

10.04.2013  |  Leave a Comment  |   Press Releases

PENCIL, the New York City-based leader in creating innovative and impactful models of collaboration between schools and businesses, announced today that Howard Chatzinoff, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, has been elected Chair of the organization’s Board of Directors. He succeeds JetBlue Airways President and CEO Dave Barger, who will continue to serve on PENCIL’s Board of Directors.

PwC Partner and PENCIL Partner Mitch Roschelle elected to PENCIL's Board of Directors

08.07.2013  |  Leave a Comment  |   Press Releases

NEW YORK, New York August 7, 2013— PENCIL, the New York City-based education nonprofit that improves school and student performance by creating innovative programs that target the intersection of school needs and business expertise, today announced the election of Mitch …

Next Stop Success

06.12.2013  |  Leave a Comment  |   Press Releases

New York, New York, June 18, 2013—PENCIL, the New York City-based nonprofit that improves school and student performance by creating innovative programs that target the intersection of school needs and business expertise, will celebrate its incredible network of business volunteers …

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05.21.2013  |  1 Comment  |   Press Releases

PENCIL HONORS LOCAL LEADERS JETBLUE AIRWAYS, CHRISTOPHER HAYWARD, AND HOWARD CHATZINOFF FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO PUBLIC EDUCATION AT ANNUAL GALA New York, NY, May 22, 2013–PENCIL, the New York City-based nonprofit that improves school and student performance by creating innovative …

PENCIL Partnership Impact Survey

10.19.2012  |  1 Comment  |   Press Releases

The PENCIL Partnership program increases student achievement by engaging the private sector in sustained, customized, impact-oriented partnerships with public schools. The program addresses a wide array of school and student needs, and is an integral part of nearly 400 New …

Principal For A Day - October 18, 2012

10.17.2012  |  Leave a Comment  |   Press Releases

NYC Education and Business Leaders Brief   U.S. Secretary of Education on Impact of PENCIL Partnerships on 18th Annual Principal For A Day© NEW YORK – October 18, 2012 – PENCIL, the New York based non-profit that pioneered the idea of improving student …

Wired For Success

06.19.2012  |  Leave a Comment  |   Press Releases

Largest Gift in Organization’s History Supports Public-Private Partnership Growth NEW YORK, June 19, 2012 – CA Technologies, a long-time PENCIL Partner and supporter, announced today it is broadening its relationship with PENCIL, a nonprofit organization that inspires innovative solutions through education. The company …

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02.07.2012  |  Leave a Comment  |   Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kim Hallman, Philadelphia Academies, Inc., 215/568-2525, khallman@devinepowers.com Sara Clough, PENCIL, 212/524-2393, SClough@pencil.org BUSINESS LEADERS HEAD TO THE PRINCIPAL’S OFFICE IN PROGRAM LAUNCHED BY PHILADELPHIA ACADEMIES, INC. AND NEW YORK-BASED PENCIL The PENCIL Partnership Program™ Pairs the …

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10.18.2011  |  Leave a Comment  |   Press Releases

News Release From the Rochester City School District Date: October 18, 2011 Principals, Business Partners Kick Off Year Four of PENCIL Partnerships in Support of Student Achievement ESL President and CEO will be ‘Superintendent for a Day’ David L. Fiedler, …