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PENCIL Partners get involved in schools

We are one of the nation's largest networks of businesses, universities, faith-based organizations and volunteers engaged in public schools.  With more than 800 PENCIL Partnerships directly impacting Nashville students and teachers everyday, we believe that community involvement is key to students' academic success.




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Jun 26, 2017

Help us celebrate 35 years of linking community resources to Nashville's public schools -  bring a school supply to benefit the LP PENCIL Box and receive a FREE SCOOP of Jeni's Ice Cream*!

Jun 5, 2017
2017 PENCIL Summit

Please join us for the PENCIL Summit on Wednesday, June 14 from 8:00am - 12:45pm!

This exciting event is an opportunity to learn from and network with other businesses, educators, and organizations that share the passion for serving Metro Nashville Public Schools. 

Feel free to forward this invitation to others in your organization who share the passion of volunteerism.

The Summit's informational sessions will include presentations and panel discussions related to the following themes: 

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PENCIL is the premier organization linking community resources to Metro Nashville Public Schools. Thanks to dedicated PENCIL Partners, STUDENTS are in state-of-the-art laboratories, working alongside teachers and industry professionals. TEACHERS are designing lesson plans that cross the traditional boundaries of education - like linking data points in algebra with students' Agricultural Science classes. Dedicated VOLUNTEERS are regularly donating one lunch hour a week to helping a child improve his or her reading comprehension. BUSINESSES are creating an engaged and excited pipeline of students interested in their industry through internships and job shadowing.


PENCIL is a registered  501(c)(3)

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