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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.
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.
Writing for The National Journal’s Education Insiders blog, correspondent Fawn Johnson asks experts to weigh in on current education issues and debates. Here’s a look at PENCIL’s take on educating first-generation Americans, school counselors, and the importance of “soft skills”: …
From a new set of national academic standards in the Common Core and a new teacher evaluation system, to a new Mayor and the growing demands of the 21st century global economy, our schools are in a period of dramatic transition.
More than 200 school and business leaders joined PENCIL for Principal For A Day, where top State and City education leaders discussed major education issues.
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.
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.
The following is PENCIL President Michael Haberman’s response to Jane O’Halloren’s guest blog post in The Washington Post’s “Answer Sheet” blog, which was published online on September 13, 2013. In it, Ms.O’Halloren discusses the challenges that today’s principals face, and how …