WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today P21, the Partnership for 21st Century Learning, announced that David Young, CEO of VIF International Education, has been elected by his peers to serve as the Chair of the Executive Board and Strategic Council.
"All students deserve access to learning environments and opportunities that prepare them for the challenges of work, life and citizenship. Launched in 2002 by forward-thinking educators, business people and policy-makers, P21 continues to define what it means to be well-educated in our modern world," David Young stated. He added, "What was a domestic effort has now become a global movement, and I am honored to help P21 become the premier international organization promoting 21st century learning for all."
Young most recently served as Vice Chair of the Executive Board and Strategic Council. He joins the ranks of a distinguished group of educators and advocates who have chaired P21.
P21's CEO, David Ross, stated, "I am excited to work with David Young, our executive board, and all of our members, in this crucial time of growth for the organization. David is an incredible leader with a passion to improve educational opportunities for all children."
A unique partnership, P21 unites business, government, and education leaders around the goal of preparing all learners to succeed in an interconnected world. Learn more about P21's resources and services at P21.org.
About P21: P21 recognizes that all learners need educational experiences in school and beyond, from cradle to career, to build knowledge and skills for success in a globally and digitally interconnected world.
P21 Members: American Camp Association, American Federation of Teachers, AT&T, Crayola, CreativeFuture, Destination Imagination, Education Networks of America, eLearning Solutions, Faber-Castell, First Five Years Fund, Fisher-Price, Ford Motor Company Fund, Future Problem Solving Program International, Goddard Systems Inc., High Performance Learning Environments, Inc., Intel Corporation, Learning.com, LEGO Education, Level Up Village, METEN, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, National Education Association, National Speech and Debate Association, PBS, Pearson, People to People International, Playworld, Project Management Institute Educational Foundation, Qatar Foundation International, Rex Book Stores, School Specialty, SKT Education Group, VIF International Education, and The Walt Disney Company.