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Thank you! Changemakers 2016 Honors Dr. Linda Lane

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A huge thank you goes to all of the parents, donors, students, and participants at this year’s Changemakers Celebration! Thanks to your contributions, we were able to raise $50,000 to support our programs. A special thanks to our sponsors:

Hosts The Pittsburgh Promise Weiss Burkardt Kramer, LLC Law Offices of
Wayne D. Gerhold
Rita M. McGinley Foundation The David S. and Karen A. Shapira
Super Bakery University of Pittsburgh Alan Lesgold
Allies for Children
Poise Foundation
Propel Foundation
Valedictorian Letterman The Birmingham Foundation Susan and David Brownlee
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
KPMG, LLC Campaign for Quality Schools Pittsburgh United Way of Southwestern PA
Honor Roll McAuley Ministries Foundation The Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development
BNY Mellon The Grable Foundation Howard Hanna Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

Your support allows A+ Schools to recognize the tireless efforts of educators, parents, students, and community volunteers working to make our public schools great.    We had an amazing celebration of Dr. Lane with over 200 advocates for high quality public education in attendance. With your help, we will continue the important work to ensure high quality public education for each and every one of the City’s 25,000 public school students.

2016 Changemaker Honorees

Superintendent Leadership Award

Dr. Linda Lane

TeenBloc Graduates

Giordan Dixon – Pittsburgh Westinghouse (attending CCAC)
Indyha Fielder – City Charter High School (attending Penn State University)
Alleah Rose – Pittsburgh Obama (attending Point Park University)
Shania Brimage – City Charter High School (attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Ella Baker Leadership Awards

Sacoyia Reed
Cynthia-Grace Devine-Kepner

Educational Leadership Awards (nominated by TeenBloc)

Ms. Sharon Brentley – Pittsburgh Perry
Ms. Stephanie Byars – Pittsburgh Perry
Mr. Douglas Mavracic – Pittsburgh Perry
Mr. Sean Means – Pittsburgh Westinghouse
Ms. Alexa Tokarski – Pittsburgh Brashear

Outstanding Volunteer Awards

Patricia Seligman – Board Watch
Erin Stiling Sloan – Outstanding New Volunteer

Thank you all!

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