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Dyslexia

Posted: November 10, 2016

Video: Dyslexic Student and her Teacher Reunite

Back in September we shared Understood's article by Bay Area learning specialist Eso Romero about the impact a student with dyslexia had on her career and her life--the student being Sarah Maloney,  daughter of PEN's Executi...
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SAFE

Posted: November 09, 2016

SAFE Update - November

The Student Advocates For Education (SAFE) program had a great October. We have some particularly exciting news about the Silicon Valley SAFE chapter which was awarded a grant from the Atkinson Foundation. This funding will go towards th...
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Partnership

Posted: November 09, 2016

Microsoft Magazine Features PEN & Board Member Stu Shader

PEN Board Member Stu Shader was recently featured in Microsoft's employee civic engagement magazine Catalyst magazine for his work with PEN! Shader’s heart lies especially with the students who are associated with PEN,...
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PEN News

Posted: November 09, 2016

New Board Member Kevin Rogan

Please join us in welcoming  our newest Board Member, Kevin Rogan. Kevin was born and raised in Southern California, but has called Northern California home for the last 20+ years.  He resides in Los Gatos with his wife Barbara...
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PEN News

Posted: October 04, 2016

Student Advisors for Education (SAFE) Update - September

SAFE's new Program Manager Kina with her daughter Shaye The month of September has been a busy and exciting month for PEN’s Student Advisors For Education (...
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Partnership

Posted: September 08, 2016

Comedian Nina G Supporting PEN!

Comedian and disability advocate Nina G, “the west coast’s only female stand up comedian who stutters and has learning disabilities,” was our MC at EdRev in San Francisco this April. From now through April 2017, Nina is...
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PEN News

Posted: September 08, 2016

Welcome to a New School Year with PEN

Dear friends of PEN, Welcome back from summer break! I hope that all of you were able to spend time relaxing and enjoying some lazy summer days. I spent some wonderful days with my family traveling and hanging out. I returned excited...
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PEN News

Posted: September 08, 2016

New Board Chair: Jenna Ellis

Please join us in welcoming our longtime member, volunteer and board member Jenna Ellis as the new Board Chair of PEN. Fellow PEN Members, I thank you for your dedication to supporting students with learning and attention differe...
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PEN News

Posted: September 06, 2016

The Dyslexic Student who Changed my Life - Learning Specialist

Understood's website recently featured a story by Bay Area learning specialist Eso Romero about the impact a student with dyslexia had on her career and her life. The student was Sarah,  daughter of PEN's Executive Director...
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EdRev

Posted: May 31, 2016

EdRev in Dallas

On April 30th, PEN’s Dallas Chapter held the first annual EdRev Dallas in Addison, Texas. The event was attended by over 200 parents, children, educators and exhibitors, and local dignitaries including Todd Meier, Mayor of Addison,...
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