Read our current blogs about our thoughts and advice concerning the issues affecting students and educators.

The Importance of Encouraging the Heart in our Organizations

Oftentimes we leave the word “love” out of professional settings. What we don’t understand is love is at the core of all organizations, especially service-oriented organizations.  Those of us with a deep sense of personal leadership, are driven by passion and purpose, which are rooted in love of not only what we do but a love of people.

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Stories From the Field Ep.1

This is a heartbreaking story of children who were not attending school, left home alone that quite possibly would have had a disturbing end had there not been an intervention. This is why the work Concentric does is so important. We need to be sure kids are safe and attending school! Watch now

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And We Thought They Cut The Wire

I was watching episode 6 of the Wire where Michael B Jordan’s character, Wallace, was living in an abandoned home with about 5 other school-aged children. These children were elementary school-aged and reporting to school regularly, while Wallace sold drugs. This obviously was a troubling sight. To make it worse, I was sick with Covid while watching this. So, while I was already feeling like crap, this made me feel worse. Why?

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Students

March 13, 2020 is a date indelibly imprinted on the minds of educators across the country.  Most were hearing and reading news stories about the increased transmission of the COVID-19 virus.  Administrators were receiving by-the-minute reports regarding pending school closures and knew, firsthand, the immediate impact it would have on students.

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