SCI show highlights good work in VPK


  • June 19, 2018
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
Shannon Nickinson and Dr. Laura Colo
On this week’s episode of the Studer Community Institute’s early learning show, we talk with preschool providers about the importance of getting kids ready for school.

Kindergarten readiness rates set new baseline to grow from


  • June 14, 2018
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
kindergartner practicing letters at Oakcrest Elementary
Superintendent Malcolm Thomas says new readiness rates are baseline for the community to improve from.

Light Up Learning event set for June 21


  • June 12, 2018
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
Baby sleeping in a crib
SCI's second annual Light Up Learning fundraiser is set for June 21.

Quint's Column: Avoid the summer slide in your business


  • June 12, 2018
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   leadership-tips,training-development,quint-studer
business innovation
Take advantage of the summer pace and feeling to revitalize your business

New data shows 46 percent of Escambia students kindergarten ready


  • June 6, 2018
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
an example of kindergarten classroom work
The State of Florida this spring updated the kindergarten readiness rate for the first time since 2014. The news for local students isn't good.

Strategic Planning: It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way


  • June 4, 2018
  • /   Morgan Milbradt
  • /   training-development
Group Strategic Planning Session
If done correctly, strategic planning can be a simple, streamlined strategy that ensures everyone on your team is utilizing time, money and resources in the right places. Here's why your organization needs a strategic plan, and resources on how to build one.

The Power of Mentorship


  • June 1, 2018
  • /   Barbara Scott Payne
  • /   training-development
an office of collaboration

Quint's Column: Consent vs. Consensus


  • May 30, 2018
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   quint-studer,training-development
hands raised
Quite often, we can’t seek consensus in our decision-making. We must seek consent instead.

"Build a Brain" focuses on SCI's parent outreach program


  • May 21, 2018
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
Image of Wynter Davis sharing about parent outreach on BlabTv
In the latest episode of SCI's “Build a Brain” show, airing Tuesdays on BlabTV, from 5:30 to 6 p.m., Wynter Davis shares the story of how parent outreach has grown.

Quint's Column: The power of knowing the rules


  • May 21, 2018
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   training-development,quint-studer
Image of Quint Studer speaking to a crowd of people
Many times we think we’re being clear when we’re not. What we think we said and what others heard can be shockingly different. Great leaders realize this truth.