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// Planning
JUL
09
2019

Vision, Mission, and Strategic Planning to Make Decisions and Inform Actions

By: Dr. Ruth C. Ash and Dr. Pat H. Hodge At its most basic, strategic planning generally includes identification of beliefs, mission, and vision of the organization; a review of the current and past strengths and weaknesses; organized goal setting; and action planning for the
JUN
25
2019

All Over Again

Listen to the following audio clip of Dr. Kevin Elko entitled, All Over Again by clicking on the link below. Dr. Kevin Elko has served as a performance consultant for The Pittsburgh Steelers, The Dallas Cowboys, The Philadelphia Eagles, The Miami Dolphins, The New Orleans Saints,
JUN
11
2019

Core Values

Ed Nichols is a former teacher, principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent in public education for 30 years. He holds a Doctorate and Educational Specialist degree in Educational Administration from the University of Alabama.  He also holds a Bachelor and Masters
MAY
20
2019

Build a Team of Teams at Your School

What does fighting a terror-based insurgency have in common with running a school?  Fortunately the daily events are very different. But school leaders can learn critical lessons about managing large, complex organizations from how military, and increasingly
APR
16
2019

Change

Ed Nichols is a former teacher, principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent in public education for 30 years. He holds a Doctorate and Educational Specialist degree in Educational Administration from the University of Alabama.  He also holds a Bachelor and Masters
MAR
26
2019

Door Handles, Inspiration from Dr. Kevin Elko

Listen to the following audio clip of Dr. Kevin Elko entitled, Door Handles by clicking on the link below. Dr. Kevin Elko has served as a performance consultant for The Pittsburgh Steelers, The Dallas Cowboys, The Philadelphia Eagles, The Miami Dolphins, The New Orleans Saints,
MAR
12
2019

The Opportunity Atlas and the American Dream

By: Grant Lichtman, Recognized Thought Leader and Akribos Guest Contributor There is no American Dream without the possibility of upward economic mobility. Education is, at its core, about preparing young people to succeed in a life to which they aspire, which is almost always at
FEB
12
2019

Introducing Akribos Professional Associate, Dr. Karl Hamner

In May of 2018 we proudly announced that The Akribos Group and the Office of Evaluation Research and School Improvement, with The University of Alabama’s College of Education, had formed a strategic research partnership–The Innovative Programming Research Collaborative
JAN
29
2019

Introducing Strategic Pathways

We are pleased to announce the official launch of Strategic Pathways, an innovative strategic planning partnership that combines the deep and powerful experience and expertise of The Akribos Group, Dr. Faron Hollinger, President/CEO, and Education Solutions, Dr. Ruth Ash and Dr.
NOV
27
2018

Cynefin

If you consider that when I was in college in the early 1980s, the world population was 3 Billion people. Today the world population is 7 Billion. While death by disease, war, and famine are down significantly the complexity has more than doubled. Take a look at just one