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Over 130 Member Schools in the tri-state, 13 county Greater Delaware Valley region…
 
Educate nearly 50,000 students in pre-kindergarten through high school; 29.4% students of color
 
Employ over 11,000 faculty, administrators, and staff
 
Award nearly $270,000,000 in need based financial aid to 34% of students
 
Represent more than 430,000 alumni
 
Collectively have an annual operating budget greater than one billion dollars!
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Irene McHenry
Former Executive Director, Friends Council on Education 
Irene McHenry, PhD, former Executive Director of Friends Council on Education, is a licensed psychologist, dynamic educator, consultant, and the author and editor of numerous publications, including Tuning In: Mindfulness in Teaching and Learning. She consults with organizations nationwide, providing professional development and teaching mindfulness to administrators, faculty, trustees, aspiring leaders and students. Irene served as co-chair of the religious studies department at William Penn Charter School, was founding head of Delaware Valley Friends School, co-founder of Greenwood Friends School, founding faculty for Fielding Graduate University's doctoral program in education, and a senior investigator for the Mind and Life Summer Research Institute. Irene is also past-president for the Council for American Private Education, and serves on the boards of Mindfulness in Education Network, Vector Group Consulting North America and Haverford College.

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