How to Access the “Three Buckets of Money,” with Michele Timmons
Interviews
Having connected her clients to over $200 million in grants through the work done by her company - EnvisionEdPlus, Michele Timmons is the right person to go to for an in-depth look at the funding panorama. She is passionate about helping schools support young people to thrive in school and beyond.
Four Steps to Sustainably Engage Foundations, with Yossi Prager
Interviews
AVI CHAI has invested over $300 million to benefit Jewish education through a wide variety of programs.
How a Twelve-Year-Old Student Won a $180K Grant, with Sohne Van Selus
Interviews
Sohne and Andrew discuss the ways that a school can design and define it’s “brand,” and get the whole community in-sync and talking about it so that “cascading” results will follow.
These 6 Things Will Change The Way You Manage Your School's Employer Brand
Teacher Recruitment
With unemployment at 3.5% recruiting & retaining star teachers is harder than ever. Your school's Employer Brand can be a huge competitive advantage for 1. enrollment -> you need star teachers
How to Get Your Whole Community to Resonate with Your School, with Jethro Jones
Interviews
Did you ever sit at your desk, engaged in a daytime fantasy in which all of the stakeholders in your school were cheering you on.
What if you cannot differentiate your school?
Branding Strategies
What if you cannot differentiate your school?  Faced with increasing competition, the strategy for most schools is to differentiate. This involves offering families something that the school down the road cannot or does
Plug a Fun Online Learning Platform into Your School's Offering, with Amir Nathoo
Interviews
Outschool is a community marketplace of live online classes for K-12. Today, we have the great pleasure of hearing from Amir Nathoo - one of the founding partners of Outschool.
The Growth Mindset of the School Entrepreneur
Branding Strategies
We are getting pushback from a client school on our R&D ads. The head of school is concerned about doing any testing at all. She is reluctant to send out variations
Ask for Social Shares on Your 'Thank you' Pages...
Marketing Tactics
Most school websites send email subscribers to a generic 'thank you' page that doesn't give them any additional action to take. We recommend a strategy that replaces your "dead end" thank you page
Accelerating Innovation, with Sujata Bhatt and Anirban Bhattacharyya
Interviews
Change is daunting. Change to entrenched systems and institutions can feel impossible. Even thinking about where to begin can be exhausting.
The Charter School Movement Looks Ahead, with Nina Rees
Interviews
Nina Rees is the president and chief executive officer of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
School AND… Learning Outside of School, with Amy Anderson
Interviews
After a few years of incubating the idea inside the Denver-based Donnell-Kay Foundation, ReSchool launched as a non-profit in 2018.
How To Prepare Your School for a Downturn?
Financing
Some thoughts on September's economic indicators and why they matter for your school... It seems that we've had another strong month of economic activity nationwide! We added another 136,000 jobs in SeptemberOur
Trial and Error is Your Friend - Not Your Enemy, with Tony Wagner
Interviews
We typically highlight a few of the most interesting quotes from the podcast - by which we seek to tempt you to listen.
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