PENCIL Partnership Trainings

Over the next few months, PENCIL will host four PENCIL Partnership Trainings. Each training will be led by a different PENCIL Partner, focusing on a specific partnership topic. The trainings will offer the opportunity to learn from and network with other businesses and organizations that share a passion for serving Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools.

Find out more about the four PENCIL Partnership Trainings below:

Part I: Teacher Externships

The first Partnership Training was hosted on Tuesday, March 26. Professionals from various businesses around Nashville gathered together to learn more about hosting teacher externships. Cheryl Mayes, from My Toolbox Consulting, led the group in an interactive session focused on developing general education and CTE teacher externship programs.

Part II: The PENCIL Summit

  • Date: Tuesday, June 11 | 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

  • Location: Maplewood High School (401 Walton Lane, Nashville, TN 37216)

  • Presented by PENCIL along with various PENCIL Partners


Part III: Job Shadows and Field Trips

  • Date: Thursday, September 19 | 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

  • Location: TBD

  • Presented by John Doerge, Deloitte

Part IV: Reading Mentors

  • Date: November (TBD)

  • Location: TBD

  • Presented by More information coming soon