Our Mission

YPIE’s mission is to increase the number of Yonkers Public School students who complete a post-secondary program that prepares them for a successful career. YPIE partners with the Yonkers Public School District, business and philanthropic communities and higher education institutions and relies on detailed data to drive our decisions and programs. We believe that post-secondary success is key to meaningful and lasting improvements in the quality of life for our students and community.
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The Journal News, Yonkers freshmen, mentors commit to 4 years

Kiana Lucas, 14, right, is photographed with her mentor Anita Borkenstein before an end of the year celebration at Showcase Cinema de Lux at Ridge Hill in Yonkers June 7, 2014. In the fall Yonkers Partners in Education lined up 70 community volunteers to act as mentors an coaches to Yonkers High School students for the school year.
(Photo: Carucha L. Meuse/The Journal New)

  The Journal News, June 7 2014 YONKERS – Freshman year of high school can be scary for any shy 14-year-old. But Kiana Lucas, who has nearly made it through ninth … To read more


YPIE Accepts Prestigious Magna Award in New Orleans from National School Board Association

YPIE Executive Director Wendy Nadel, accepting the Magna Award on behalf of YPIE and YPS

Every year, the National School Board Association highlights best practices of school district leadership through the Magna Awards. This year, the Yonkers Public School District is a first place Magna Award recipient … To read more


Support YPIE and Win a Luxury Suite at Yankee Stadium!

Yankee VS Red Sox

Enter to win a once in a lifetime experience at Yankee Stadium for you and 15 friends! Yonkers Partners in Education is raffling a luxury suite at the September 4th … To read more