building excellent schools

June 28, 2016
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Urgent, Not Frantic

by Jill Dunchick “Everyone should have a sense of URGENCY – getting a lot done in a short period of time in a calm, confident manner.” […]
April 13, 2016
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Developing & Executing 5-Star Operations Systems

by Katie Dankleff Developing and executing strong operations systems can be daunting, particularly for a team member new to the work or for a more complicated, […]
March 16, 2016
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Role Play & Real-Time Feedback: Proven Coaching Techniques from Practiced BES Coaches

By Paul Adler and Stephanie Patton A coach, as defined by Webster, is a person who teaches and trains an athlete or performer. Over the last […]
January 25, 2016
Time

From Linda’s Desk:

By Linda Brown Time. The scarcest and most valued resource we have in a society that quickly shifts into an always on, always connected stage of […]
January 25, 2016
Operations

A Customer Service Mindset in School Operations

by Katie Dankleff School leaders spend a great deal of time addressing the issue of teacher retention. They are quick to point to salaries and hours […]
January 25, 2016
New York City Charter School Center visits South Bronx Classical Charter School, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.

From Wall Street to the South Bronx: Taking a Charter Fellowship and Changing a Community

by Aasimah Navlakhi When Lester Long graduated from college, he was on track to become a run-of-the-mill corporate suit. For eight years he worked within the […]
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