Category Archives: Put Kids First

  • When All the Decisions are Hard Ones: 3 Rules for Staying Compliant and Retaining Staff

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    Special education administrator has never been an easy job, but it has gotten infinitely more challenging since the onset of the COVID era, and this fall has been particularly rough. It seems like every admin we’ve talked to in the last few weeks is overwhelmed with a daily deluge of seemingly impossible decisions with far-reaching… (read more)

  • Combatting the Rising Tide: 3 Ways to Overcome the Overwhelm

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    Overwhelm can strike anyone. It’s the feeling you get when there are so many needs competing for your time that it is impossible to meet any of them. Many of us deal with it, whether intermittently or chronically, and it can feel incredibly isolating and even hopeless when it’s at its peak. One of the… (read more)

  • Ignite

    At Hello, we know that a tiny spark can start something big. Our people know the power of a single word of encouragement, a kernel of an idea, a lone voice of advocacy, an unsteady first step. They know that just one small ember has the power to transform the future, bringing bring light into… (read more)

  • Please join in our Grand Opening Celebration!

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    We’re delighted to invite you to our Grand Opening Celebration on Wednesday, August 18 from 3-5 pm. In case you missed our big news, we moved to a new location in early July. We can’t wait to share our lovely new clinic home with our clinic friends. We’ll have all sorts of fun activities for… (read more)

  • Choke Points: The Key to Filling SLP Vacancies Before the First Day of School

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    There are moments when educational leaders would benefit from thinking more like business leaders. In business, it’s a leader’s responsibility to constantly search for choke points that slow efforts to satisfy the customer. When they find one, the leader must then analyze processes and move to eliminate the choke point. Our company talks to administrators… (read more)

  • The best part of moving? Making it our new home!

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    When we first started planning our clinic move, who would have ever figured it’d be in the midst of a record-setting heatwave so bad that the air conditioning at both the clinic we moved from and the clinic we moved into would be on the fritz? Thankfully, most of the actual moving was done early… (read more)