2020 Innovative Learning Awards
Come celebrate the 2020 Innovative Learning Awards with PowerMyLearning!
Join us on Thursday, May 28 and help unleash the power of students, teachers, and families nationwide.
Event Location and Details
About the Event
Join us at PowerMyLearning’s annual benefit gala as we celebrate the potential of learning relationships for students’ success and acknowledge the individuals, organization, and corporations that make our work possible. It’ll be an unforgettable evening filled with delicious food and drink, live music, and dancing. Reserve your tickets today and celebrate another year of success!
*Please note: the dress code is formal attire.
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Become a sponsor and join PowerMyLearning as we seek to ensure that every child has the tools they need to succeed. We know children are most successful when they have a strong triangle of relationships supporting their learning. With your support, we can make that vision a reality for students across the country.
All sponsorships support PowerMyLearning’s programs and help us continue to strengthen the triangle of learning relationships between students, families, and teachers nationwide.
2020 Benefit Committee
Ruth Altchek, Chair
Christine Winter, Co-Chair
Michael J. Critelli
2020 Innovative Learning Award Honorees
Visionaries of the Year
Co-Founder & Former Board Chairman of PowerMyLearning
Dan received a B. A. degree from Columbia College and a J. D. from Columbia Law School. Before leaving law practice to pursue investment opportunities, Dan served as a corporate lawyer at McDermott, Will & Emery, where he was a partner and head of the New York office. Before his tenure at McDermott, Will & Emery, Dan spent eight years at Towne, Dolgin, Sawyier & Horton, a commercial law firm of which he was a co-founder. In 1999, Dan teamed up with Elisabeth Stock, who he assisted as PowerMyLearning evolved into the national, educational-equity service enterprise it is today. Shortly before Dan met Elisabeth, he had filed the certificate of incorporation for the company and secured its status as a not-for-profit, tax-exempt enterprise. He served as its initial board chairman until 2008, retiring from his role as a member of the board in June 2020.
President of Beyond the Horizon Travel Corp
Loraine is a graduate of Oberlin College and The University of Chicago Law School. She practiced corporate law, first with Dewey Ballentine and then with Rivkin Sherman and Levy. For several years following she was an at-home mother to sons Ben and Sam. In 1993 Loraine launched travel agency Beyond the Horizon Travel Corp. Beyond the Horizon Travel is an independent affiliate of Travel Experts Inc., a member of the Virtuoso consortium of luxury focused travel agencies. Since the 1990’s, Loraine has supported Dan’s mission to lessen the digital divide, including the founding of Computers for Youth, the original name of PowerMyLearning.
PowerMyLearning Triangle Award
We will honor an outstanding student, teacher, and family partner “trio” with the PowerMyLearning Triangle Award.
Tune in to learn about our 2019 Triangle Awardees: second-grade student Nathaniel, his parents Sandra and Gabriel, and teacher Mr. Steven!