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Reach Out and Read: A Great Prescription for Young Developing Minds

Reach Out and Read:  A Great Prescription for Young Developing Minds

Getting off to a good start in reading is critical to children’s academic success.  The non-profit organization Reach Out & Read prepares America’s youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together.  They work with pediatric health care providers to incorporate pre-literacy counseling with families… Read more »

Providing Big Value-Add to Students and Parents with a Little Creativity

Providing Big Value-Add to Students and Parents with a Little Creativity

Everyone in public education is searching for ways their school system can increase the value they bring to students and their parents.  We often focus on that one big thing that will make students, parents and the community realize that public education is valuable, that one initiative that will generate support for education funding.   Well… Read more »

Everyone Needs/Deserves a Great Coach

Everyone Needs/Deserves a Great Coach

We probably all have a “Greatest Coaches of All Times” list.  Here in the Southeast that list would probably include legendary college coaches like Pat Summit of Tennesse’s Lady Vols and Paul “Bear” Byrant of the Alabama Crimson Tide.  These coaches are revered not only for their championships and their winning records, but for their… Read more »

Breakfast in Classroom: Improving Our Schools… One Bite at a Time

Breakfast in Classroom: Improving Our Schools… One Bite at a Time

Non-instructional areas, such as the Child Nutrition Program (CNP), can significantly impact the finances, academics, and community relations of a school district.  Many Child Nutrition Programs suffer from inefficiencies such as low participation rates, high food costs, and high labor costs.  Some districts even operate at a financial loss, requiring the district to supplement CNP… Read more »

LEAN Frog at the National Conference on Education in the Music City

LEAN Frog at the National Conference on Education in the Music City

The National Conference on Education will be held in Nashville, Tennessee February 13-15 at the Nashville Music City Convention Center.  LEAN Frog members will travel up I65 to showcase some of our impressive results we’ve had assisting public school systems in their non-instructional areas such as Transportation, Human Resources, Child Nutrition, Digital 1:1 initiatives, Maintenance… Read more »

DISC Presented to LEADERSHIP Huntsville/Madison County Connect Class 16

DISC Presented to LEADERSHIP Huntsville/Madison County Connect Class 16

Huntsville, AL – Byron Headrick, President and Co-Founder of LEAN Frog Business Solutions, Inc., addressed Class 16 of the “CONNECT Young Professionals” from LEADERSHIP Huntsville/Madison County on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at Randolph School.  As part of a full day of exposure to Education in Madison County and Professional Development, this presentation — hosted by Cassie… Read more »

“The Galaxy of Lights” Sponsored by LEAN Frog

“The Galaxy of Lights” Sponsored by LEAN Frog

Huntsville, Alabama — LEAN Frog celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Huntsville Botanical Gardens through its support of the Galaxy of Lights 2013! Begun in 1996, the Galaxy of Lights is North Alabama’s favorite holiday tradition, the regions largest winter tourist attraction (125,000 visitors last year) and one of the Top 10 Tourist Events in the… Read more »

Efficiency in Education – Where to Start?

Efficiency in Education – Where to Start?

At no other time in history have we asked for so much from our public schools.  Yet at the same time, those same schools have seen funding continue to reduce.   Today, public schools are a long way from simply providing basic education in reading, writing, and arithmetic. Even beyond advanced 21st century student outcomes, our… Read more »