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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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May 31, 2016
A Big Success for A Little Night of Music

The PENCIL Foundation's annual fundraiser was a huge success with the cast of ABC's Nashville gracing the stage, as guests joined them on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry for an incredibly unique and intimate concert. Read more to see pictures from the event.

May 18, 2016
Summer Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteers are needed at Cole and Glengarry Elementary to tutor students one-on-one in Reading for weekly 30-minute sessions.

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PENCIL is the premier organization linking community resources with 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)

A Little Night of Music 2016

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2016 PENCIL Summit presented by Deloitte

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