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ATL Innovation Workshop Offered Diversity of Mission and Learning

Posted by Scott Barron on Jun 15, 2017 12:03:35 PM

Will you achieve a breakthrough in the next 90 days? You may have a strategic plan for communicating your vision, but what about your tactical plan? This week, on Tuesday and Wednesday, a group of schools gathered in Atlanta to participate in our Innovation Workshop, developing a tactical plan to achieve remarkable results by September 30th. 

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Topics: Events

NY Edtech Week and the Benefits of Experience

Posted by Scott Barron on Dec 21, 2016 1:00:00 PM

Today I attended NY Edtech Week held at NYU in the heart of Lower Manhattan. Despite being scheduled so close to Christmas, the turnout was large with a high degree of engagement. Through the various "Shark Tank" presentations before potential investors and peers, coupled with several Think Tank sessions that featured some interesting dialogue, this event provided insight into important trends of how technology is and isn't impacting education. 

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The School Fundraising Portfolio: 3 Types of Events

Posted by Scott Barron on Apr 9, 2014 8:47:16 PM

When planned and executed wisely, fundraising events are part of a cohesive portfolio intended to advance the mission and vision of the school. Here are three different types of events to consider:

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Topics: Fundraising, Events

School Growth Conversation: Board Goals

Posted by Grace Lee on Nov 12, 2013 11:37:00 AM

We are trying something a little different this week! We have received so many questions from schools regarding how to set goals, and with the request for their board members to be a part of that dialogue, we wanted to offer a different way to engage in conversation around how to set goals for board members that provides meaning and growth.

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Topics: Events

The 7 Habits of a Sustaining School Board

Posted by Grace Lee on Oct 7, 2013 7:46:00 AM

School quality in the U.S. is directly influenced by the leadership habits and results of the school board. The school board is ultimately responsible for the education of children in its community, making decisions that affect the lives of students, parents, teachers, other school/district employees, and the whole community. This is a new day for the board: For the first time in the history of the school board, these leaders will be responsible for governing a classroom they have never seen nor personally experienced.

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Topics: Events, Board Culture

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