Marlee Henderson comes to PENCIL from Citizen Schools where she last served as Civic Engagement Coordinator. In this role, she managed partnerships with public and private organizations that resulted in hundreds of professionals and university students exposing middle schoolers to a variety of apprenticeship experiences. She was also responsible for supporting school-based staff on volunteer program implementation and Salesforce data management. Before joining the New York team, she served as a Citizen Schools National Teaching Fellow and Regional Citizen Teacher Lead, leading the North Carolina region in ensuring positive experiences for volunteers.
Marlee holds a B.A. from North Carolina A&T State University and an M.S.Ed. in Community and Social Change from the University of Miami. She is passionate about expanding resources and opportunities to underserved populations and is excited to continue this type of transformative work at PENCIL.