Building Excellent Schools

January 29, 2018

Making the Case for Live Coaching, Pt. II

by: Erika Haskins Please enjoy Part II of our spotlight on live coaching. You can find Part I here.   Having never experienced live coaching themselves, […]
November 29, 2017

Making the Case for Live Coaching Pt. I

by Erika Haskins Rigorous and joyful instruction begins with the effectiveness of the teacher. Leaders of high performing schools consistently work to build this talent, equipping […]
October 25, 2017

Vlog: Vista College Preparatory

“Five years ago when Vista College Prep opened, [Arizona was] in the bottom five both in terms of the quality of education we were providing our […]
September 25, 2017

First Days, 2017

The first day of school is pivotal for any student. Read on and enjoy anecdotes from the first days of eight new schools across the country, […]
September 22, 2017

Élan Academy: Bringing the Flavor of Excellence to New Orleans

by Melody Martin elanie Askew loves words and language. The founder and leader of Élan Academy in New Orleans glows when discussing the importance of language […]
August 25, 2017

Building a Better Buffalo: Two Buffalo, New York Fellows Reflect on What Brought Them Home

by: Melody Martin “If we don’t get education right, all of this forward progress is for nothing,” muses Joelle Formato, 2016 BES Fellow, reflecting on her […]