CEO Updates

CEO, Dan Ryan, frequently updates stakeholders on progress and key milestones.

Scaling Two Proven Practices that are Making Positive Impacts

Posted on May 23, 2019 in CEO Updates

Dear Friends – At the meeting of the All Hands Raised Partnership Council earlier this month, partners provided insights to move grassroots-driven proven practices to scale. The DNA of the Partnership’s work has always been about keeping…

Handoff of PPS Foundation to The Fund for PPS: April Letter to PPS LSF Leaders

Posted on April 11, 2019 in CEO Updates

April 11, 2019 Dear PPS Local School Foundation Leaders – In March, I emailed all of you to share the news that after 25 years of working in service to you, the PPS parent community, we are gracefully handing off the PPS Foundation program back to…

Leadership Transition: A Message from All Hands Raised Board Chair Trever Cartwright

Posted on January 8, 2019 in CEO Updates

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Dear Friends – On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am writing to share with you that Dan Ryan will resign as CEO of All Hands Raised effective June 30, 2019. I know you will join me in gratitude for Dan’s leadership…

Let’s Get This Party (with a Purpose) Started!

Posted on October 31, 2018 in CEO Updates

Save the Date Join us on February 21, 2019 at the Moda Center for Party with a Purpose, presented by Bank of America!   For twenty-four years, All Hands Raised has championed education, equity and excellence for all of our kids. And for one…

Principal for Almost a Day 2018: Making Matches Last

Posted on October 29, 2018 in CEO Updates

Dear PFAD Class of 2018 – Thank you for being a part of the 18th Annual Principal for Almost a Day presented by Comcast. We understand what a significant commitment of time your participation requires and want to acknowledge the tremendous impact…

Inspiring Work from Local Communities Across the Country

Posted on October 10, 2018 in CEO Updates

Hello All Hands Raised Partnership Community, I hope you are well on this autumn day. Eight years ago this community came together and said, “enough fits and starts that come with inevitable leadership changes. Also, let’s stop the fanfare…

A message from Centennial Superintendent Paul Coakley

Posted on September 26, 2018 in CEO Updates

Dear All Hands Raised Partners and Friends – Because we hold the work of the All Hands Raised Partnership on behalf of the community, we have the responsibility to shine a light on where we are making progress together. To that end, a recent…

Summer Learning Propels Back to School Optimism

Posted on August 21, 2018 in CEO Updates

Students who finish ninth grade on-track (with at least six credits) are four times more likely to graduate than students who fall behind in their first year of high school. Because of this, ten years ago we established Ninth Grade Counts, a network…

Welcome new Board members 2018-19!

Posted on August 15, 2018 in CEO Updates

Please join All Hands Raised in welcoming five new members to our Board of Directors! Each of these distinguished community leaders was elected to serve a three-year term starting from July 1, 2018. They will join a Board led by Immediate Past…

Building Bridges After High School Graduation

Posted on June 26, 2018 in CEO Updates

 “I am the first person in my family to graduate from high school. It’s a big step and it’s scary. My family is watching me and wondering what’s next for me. And I wondered this year if I was worthy enough to go to college—can I even make…