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Deadline Extended - Business and Community Leaders Go Back to School for a DayDeadline Extended - Business and Community Leaders Go Back to School for a Day<div class="ExternalClass1F94DA2C48AA461DBEB119987950CCC1"><p>Business and community leaders will be on their way back to school for the Principal for a Day (PFAD) program.  During the week of March 6, 2017, local corporate executives and community leaders will work alongside Phoenix public and charter school principals to actively participate in the school's administration for one day. </p><p>"Principal for a Day is a great opportunity to form deeper connections between our schools and the business community," said Mayor Greg Stanton. "When we increase awareness of the successes and challenges our schools face today it leads to new, stronger partnerships to ensure success for every child in Phoenix."<strong> </strong></p><p>After experiencing the life of a school principal for a day, the principals and their executive counterparts will discuss how local businesses and schools can form lasting partnerships to improve the quality of education, workplace readiness and leadership development programs in Phoenix. </p><p>"This opportunity allows community and business leaders to fully engage themselves within our public school environment," said Councilwoman Laura Pastor. "School administrators, teachers, students, and community partners can take part in meaningful dialogue about the knowledge, skills, and resources that our students need in order to be adequately prepared for involvement in the workforce." </p><p>Those interested in participating in the PFAD program, can register online at phoenix.gov/education.  The deadline to register is Feb. 8, 2017. </p><p>For more information about the city's Youth and Education Office, visit phoenix.gov/education.</p><p><em>The PFAD program is sponsored by the city's Youth and Education Commission and Grand Canyon University.</em><em>  </em></p></div>1/31/2017 5:00:00 PMAlejandro Montiel602-534-3443