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Eufaula City and Muscle Shoals are the Alabama Finalists!

Eufaula City and Muscle Shoals are the Alabama Finalists!

GREAT things are happening in Alabama public schools!  This past Friday, Eufaula City Schools and Muscle Shoals City Schools were recognized as the Alabama Finalists in the “Tri-State Best K-12 Practices” Contest. Their titled entries — “From Crayons to Careers:  Intentional Preparation for College and Career Readiness” from Eufaula City Schools and the “Pathfinder Alabama… Read more »

INNOVATIVE and AMAZING Alabama Entries for Tri-State K-12 Best Practices Contest

INNOVATIVE and AMAZING Alabama Entries for Tri-State K-12 Best Practices Contest

Are you ready for some positive, uplifting news about Alabama public education? Want to hear about some OUTSTANDING instructional and non-instructional practices that benefit children? Well the Alabama entries for the “Tri-State Best K-12 Practices”* contest deliver just that.   This year in Alabama, many INNOVATIVE and AMAZING entries were submitted for the Contest!  The… Read more »

Celebrating the 96th American Education Week

Celebrating the 96th American Education Week

Celebrate the 96th American Education Week with LEAN Frog as Dave shares the significance of this special week.   At LEAN Frog, we’re thrilled to celebrate the 96th American Education Week! This year’s theme is: Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility The American Education Week also includes “National Education Support Professionals Day.”… Read more »

Better Eating Equals Better Grades: The Relationship of Nutrition and Education

Better Eating Equals Better Grades: The Relationship of Nutrition and Education

Celebrate World Food Day as Dave shares the correlation between improving nutrition and improving education. Although dated, this infograph — provided by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) — shines a spotlight on “World Food Day’ on October 16th.  GAIN is an independent, non-profit foundation based in Geneva, Switzerland and was developed at the United Nations… Read more »

It’s Always a Good Time for Pizza . . . and for Lean Six Sigma

It’s Always a Good Time for Pizza . . . and for Lean Six Sigma

Another yummy blog from our sales guy Dave Knowles.  See why he thinks you should  Take a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt to Lunch and why the lunch should be pizza!!! #itsalwaysagoodtimeforpizza Right up front I must confess . . . I LOVE ALL KINDS OF PIZZA!  The pizza can be frozen, homemade, chain-store or independent… Read more »

What Do Barbeque (BBQ) and Lean Six Sigma (LSS) have in Common?

What Do Barbeque (BBQ) and Lean Six Sigma (LSS) have in Common?

Please enjoy this wonderful post from our sales guy and burgeoning blogger Dave Knowles.  Many of you may know that in his former life Dave was Director of Dining Services and Summer Conferences at Washington College.  Dave helps us celebrate National Barbeque month with a “tasty” look at what barbeque and Lean Six Sigma have in… Read more »

LEAN Frog Honored with a Bronze Stevie® Award

LEAN Frog Honored with a Bronze Stevie® Award

LEAN Frog was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Company of the Year category in the 15th annual American Business Awards. More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the… Read more »

Teachers Deliver – Make the Choice to Show Your Appreciation

Teachers Deliver – Make the Choice to Show Your Appreciation

Please enjoy our very own Dave Knowles’ great blog kicking off Teacher Appreciation Week!   One of the fundamental tenets of our country– fought for and established by Founding Fathers and generations hence — is the freedom of CHOICE.  This freedom, both then and now, attempts to balance personal and local needs and actions with… Read more »

World Compliment Day

World Compliment Day

In 1965, singer-songwriter Jackie DeShannon debuted her hit single What the World Needs Now.  Many of us remember the “next stanza” of this popular song as an amplification of the 1960’s call for “love” among all peoples. In 2017 — 50+ years later — I suggest that in the unsettled and politically divisive culture of… Read more »