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And the Winners Are . . . The 2014 Alabama’s Best Non-Instructional Practices Award

And the Winners Are . . . The 2014 Alabama’s Best Non-Instructional Practices Award

This fall, the Alabama Association of School Boards (AASB) and LEAN Frog sponsored a contest to recognize Best Practices and Innovations in the non-instructional departments of K-12 public schools.  These Best Practices and Innovations have impacted student achievement and promoted the effective and efficient use of public resources statewide during the last two school years. From… Read more »

LEAN Frog Congratulates 2014 MCC Small Business Awards Winners

LEAN Frog Congratulates 2014 MCC Small Business Awards Winners

LEAN Frog was honored to participate in the Madison Chamber of Commerce (MCC) 2014 Small Business Awards last night at the Jackson Center in Huntsville, Alabama.   As the 2013 Small Business of the Year winner (LEAN Frog) and the 2013 Excellence in Leadership and Service Award winner (Byron), our President and Co-founder Byron Headrick presented the… Read more »

From Titans to Therapy Dogs: Enter Alabama’s Best Contest Before Oct. 17 Deadline

From Titans to Therapy Dogs:  Enter Alabama’s Best Contest Before Oct. 17 Deadline

A Tennessee Titan visit. A visit from a senator-smooching therapy dog. Hot nutritious breakfasts provided during the summer.  Breakfasts and personalized interventions provided on Saturdays. Teaching students and parents the importance of consistent school attendance.  Teaching athletes the importance of leadership, character, integrity and discipline. This is a just a sample of the wide range of entries… Read more »

Transforming School Business Office Operations

Transforming School Business Office Operations

The Alabama Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) convened Tuesday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama for their Chief School Financial Officer (CSFO) Certificate Program and their Payroll/Personnel Certificate Program.  LEAN Frog President and co-founder Byron Headrick led a “Lean Office” workshop entitled “The Lean Six Sigma Office Advantage: Transforming School Business Office Operations” for the 160 participants who… Read more »

LEAN Frog Wins 2014 Small Business of the Year Award

LEAN Frog Wins 2014 Small Business of the Year Award

The 29th Annual Small Business Awards were held this past Thursday night, September 4th at the Von Braun Center.  This year’s “Get Your Groove On” theme was a throwback to the 70s as guests wore plaid shirts, afros, and bell bottoms and reminisced to the sounds of the Bee Gees, Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor and… Read more »

LEAN Frog to Facilitate Strategic Planning at Hartselle City Schools

LEAN Frog to Facilitate Strategic Planning at Hartselle City Schools

Hartselle City Schools is shaping its path forward and has asked LEAN Frog Business Solutions to assist with strategic planning.   The Hartselle City Schools’ Board of Education approved Superintendent Dr. Vic Wilson’s recommendation of LEAN Frog as an external facilitator. LEAN Frog will assist the Hartselle school system with developing a measurable strategic plan that… Read more »

LEAN Frog is a Contender for 2014 Small Business Awards

LEAN Frog is a Contender for 2014 Small Business Awards

The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce recently announced that LEAN Frog Business Solutions Inc. is an official contender in the Chamber’s 2014 Small Business Awards.  LEAN Frog is one of the contenders for the Small Business of the Year Business/Professional Services Category and LEAN Frog President and Co-founder Byron Headrick is included on the short list… Read more »

Addressing the Concern of Fiscal Sustainability in Public Education

Addressing the Concern of Fiscal Sustainability in Public Education

If there is a single concern shared by superintendents, it is fiscal sustainability while providing the best education for students.  To address this concern, LEAN Frog provided a half day training course to small groups of superintendents in East, Middle and West Tennessee as part of the company’s partnership with the Tennessee Organization of Superintendents (TOSS)… Read more »

Yellow Belt Certification for Tennessee School Superintendents

Yellow Belt Certification for Tennessee School Superintendents

The Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS) and LEAN Frog, a TOSS Institute Sponsor, are inviting Tennessee School Superintendents to attend a Lean Six Sigma workshop in mid-July 2014.  This free half-day workshop will be held at locations in eastern, middle and western Tennessee in mid-July.  Participants will receive: Yellow Belt Certification (Executive Leadership Training)… Read more »