Educator and Non-profit Leader Dr. Stacy E. Holland Named as Executive Director of Philadelphia School Partnership

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On May 11, 2021, PSP's Board of Directors selected respected educator and non-profit leader Dr. Stacy E. Holland as PSP's Executive Director. Dr. Holland’s selection represents a renewed commitment by the organization to focus on the needs of children and families in Philadelphia as the city emerges from the COVID pandemic, and to work collaboratively with all stakeholders who are committed to providing high-quality educational options for children across the city. Read the release to learn more.

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