Thursday, January 17, 2013

BVU/M&T PENCIL Partnership Supports Hampstead Hill Academy

Over the past several years, the Wallace Foundation has published groundbreaking research establishing the critical importance of school leadership – contributing to the growing consensus that a principal is second only to classroom teaching in the success of a school.

Thanks largely to their important work, more and more focus is being given to how to effectively train principals to become strategic and effective leaders and managers.

But as important as school leadership is in driving student achievement, our educators are also beginning to realize that a principal’s job is more complicated than ever.

Hampstead Hill Academy “Banks” on their Business Partner
In Baltimore, MD, where Business Volunteers Unlimited Maryland (BVU) manages a PENCIL Affiliate Program, BVU grasped this situation when they partnered Matthew Hornbeck, Principal of Hampstead Hill Academy, with Mohannad “Mo” Jishi, Commercial Banking Manager for Greater Baltimore at M&T Bank.

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