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Joanna Cannon - PENCIL COO

08.28.2014  |  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

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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06.13.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Press Releases

PENCIL Honors Corporate Leaders JPMorgan Chase & Co. and PwC for their Commitment to Public Education at Annual Benefit New York, NY, June 13, 2014—PENCIL, the leader in creating innovative and impactful models of collaboration between business and public schools, …

Wired For Success

05.06.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Press Releases

Company’s $1.2M Contribution to PENCIL Spans Four Years NEW YORK, May 6, 2014—Today, on National Teacher Appreciation Day, PENCIL, the New York City–based leader in creating innovative and impactful collaboration between business and public schools, recognized CA Technologies commitment to …

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04.20.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Press Releases

PENCIL, one of New York’s leading education nonprofits, today announced the appointment of David Weiner, formerly Deputy Chancellor at New York City’s Department of Education (DOE), as its new President. His charge will be to deepen and expand PENCIL’s growing …

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 …