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Oak Ridge and Warren County are the Tennessee Finalists!

Oak Ridge and Warren County are the Tennessee Finalists!

Alabama may reign as the National Champion in football, but there is stiff competition coming from Tennessee for the overall grand prize winner of the Tri-State Best K-12 Practices contest.  In the presence of 75+ Tennessee Directors of Schools and Superintendents, the two Tennessee Finalists were revealed at the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS)… Read more »

Tennessee Best Practices Entries are Turning Up the Heat

Tennessee Best Practices Entries are Turning Up the Heat

  Dave has one word for the Tri-States Best Practices competition–“hot! hot! hot!”  I guess that’s actually three words.  See below for what he has to say about some of the entries we’ve received so far from Tennessee school systems.  Keep ’em coming Tennessee.  Your deadline to submit entries is Tuesday, January 23!   It… 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 »

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 »

Superintendent Study Councils: A Fantastic Way to Lunch and Learn!

Superintendent Study Councils:  A Fantastic Way to Lunch and Learn!

You may or may not know that prior to moving to the Huntsville/Madison County area, our Sales and Marketing Manager Dave Knowles had a 30 year career in the hospitality industry, working specifically in college and university food service management.  Imagine his delight witnessing new generations of young culinary artists work their magic while he… Read more »