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Showing Before Telling [Jerry Bell '58]
Showing Before Telling [Jerry Bell '58]

“Lesson number two, which has followed me through my entire career is always to introduce phenomena before theory and abstraction. Essentially all of my professional achievements in the area of pedagogy have been based on this approach, which I credit to the opportunity and experience provided by my freshman year PBH volunteer activity.” My goal […]

PBHA: The Best Course at Harvard [Chimaobi Amutah '07]
PBHA: The Best Course at Harvard [Chimaobi Amutah '07]

“PBHA’s impact on my personal development and growth was immense.”

Education at the Service of Others [Ana Maria Garcia Blanco '78]
Education at the Service of Others [Ana Maria Garcia Blanco '78]

Ana directs La Nueva Escuela Juan Ponce de León in an impoverished suburb of Guaynabo. She and members of the community reopened it 18 years ago and employed the Montessori system, which lowered violence and increased performance. Read more about how Ana is using her education at the service of others.

Dear PBHAers… [Michael Tierney '80]
Dear PBHAers... [Michael Tierney '80]

But the central “lesson” is the belief that if you find compelling work and surround yourself with people you love and believe in, the “career” will follow. It is telling that I have never gone on a job interview since I joined PBHA and have instead used my project planning skills to create work through founding programs and nonprofits the past 32 years.