Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents

Central Community and East Feliciana are the Louisiana Finalists!

Central Community and East Feliciana are the Louisiana Finalists!

Spring is in full-bloom here in the southeastern United States and LEAN Frog is pleased to announce that the Louisiana school systems’ first year of participation in this Best Practices Contest has blossomed beyond our expectations!  The Louisiana entries were highly competitive and well-deserving of recognition. After several rounds of judging, LEAN Frog and co-sponsors… Read more »

Louisiana Believes . . . in Great Best Practices Contest Entries!

Louisiana Believes . . . in Great Best Practices Contest Entries!

The state plan for the Louisiana State Department of Education is Louisiana Believes.  The Louisiana Believes plan was designed to ensure that every child is on track to a college degree or a professional career and emphasizes the crucial role students, parents and teachers play in helping students achieve. This strong belief is echoed in… Read more »

LEAN Frog at the National Conference on Education in the Big Easy

LEAN Frog at the National Conference on Education in the Big Easy

LEAN Frog team members will be on the road again to support the National Conference on Education (NCE) presented by The School Superintendents Association (AASA).   Two weeks ago we were in Nashville (TN), Montgomery (AL), and New Orleans (LA) to support the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents Legislative and Learning Conference, the School Superintendents of Alabama… Read more »

Tennessee’s Best Winner Maury County – Putting Students on the Pathway to Success

Tennessee’s Best Winner Maury County – Putting Students on the Pathway to Success

This is the third post in a six-part series recognizing the winners of the Tennessee’s Best and Alabama’s Best contests.  Our previous posts featured Alabama’s Best runner-up Crestline Elementary and Tennessee’s Best runner-up Lauderdale County.   Teachers, principals, directors, board members, parents and community members may disagree about many things in public education.  The one thing they can… Read more »

Reflecting on 2014 Opportunities and Looking Ahead to 2015

Reflecting on 2014 Opportunities and Looking Ahead to 2015

As 2014 comes to a close, we take this time to reflect on the many wonderful opportunities the year provided.  Through collaborations with our esteemed partners and with the hard work of our amazing team members, LEAN Frog has been privileged to serve and support students, educators, and communities.  I’d like to take a moment… 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 »