Leadership Blog

Accelerate Learning
Helping Students and Families Catch-Up and Accelerate Learning

By: Terry K. Peterson, Ph.D. and Felicia Simpson, Ed.S. Research supports the growing potential of summer and afterschool opportunities and Partnerships to facilitate academic recovery from the COVID 19 pandemic. Learning losses, health issues, parents losing their jobs, lack of socialization, lack of childcare, and food insecurity are impacting every community, school, and state during these unprecedented challenges. A growing body of research and best practices show how quality afterschool and summer opportunities can help address some of the negative impacts of Covid-19.

Tue Jan 05 09:39 AM

Season's Greetings
Season's Greetings and Appreciations!

Defining moments often require exceptional commitment and we clearly find ourselves in such a defining moment.

Tue Dec 15 07:31 AM

Alabama School
Muhyiddin visits top-performing Alabama school

A visit to a top-performing high school near here by Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has been an eye-opening experience which may well see several initiatives undertaken there being considered for schools back home.

Tue Dec 01 08:05 AM

Dr. Meredith Foster Herlong
Introducing Akribos Professional Associate, Dr. Meredith Foster Herlong

The Akribos Group is pleased to announce that Dr. Meredith Foster Herlong has joined our team of Professional Associates.

Tue Dec 01 07:46 AM

Afterschool Programs Impact Covid-19 Response and Recovery

By Terry Peterson, Editor, Afterschool and Summer Learning for Student Success and Felicia Simpson, experienced Alabama education leader, including now with the Alabama Afterschool and Community Education Network

Tue Nov 10 08:10 AM

Clear Sailing
Clear Sailing Ahead

Insight from Dr. Faron L. Hollinger, Akribos Founder and CEO

Tue Oct 06 07:27 AM

Coronavirus, Children, Parents and Schools: What Parents Can Do?

by Franklin P. Schargel, Akribos Professional Associate

Wed Aug 26 12:10 PM

What Does Life Ask?

Insight from Dr. Kevin Elko

Tue Aug 11 01:43 PM

Uncharted Waters
Uncharted Waters

At the beginning of this 2020-2021 academic year, educators across the nation find themselves in unprecedented circumstances.

Mon Aug 10 08:24 PM

Organizational Structure

For hypothetical purposes, imagine your favorite football team going through the rigors of preparation for the upcoming season.

Tue Jul 28 07:29 AM

Crisis and Future
Using a Crisis to Win the Future

By Grant Lichtman, Guest Contributor

Tue Jun 30 06:51 AM

The Decisive Leader
The Decisive Leader

Decisions, both personal and professional, are a part of life and we will either reap the benefits of those that are correct or feel the pain of those that are not. Those decisions can range from the routine and mundane to the critically important and unfortunately in our human nature we are subject to human error.

Tue Jun 16 07:26 AM

How to Organize, Survive, and Thrive During Your School Re-Opening: The Pandemic Power of Three

by Dr. Howie Knoff, Akribos Professional Associate

Tue Jun 02 08:28 AM

Set the Temperature
Set the Temperature

By: Dr. Ed Nichols, Recognized Thought Leader and Akribos Contributor

Tue May 19 08:39 AM

The New Normal
Don't Waste Finding a New Normal

Insight from Guest Contributor, Grant Lichtman

Mon May 04 08:21 PM

Organizational Teamwork

An effective leader will always evaluate individual talent in the context of overall team chemistry.

Tue Mar 03 07:56 AM