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Laughter League with Tiffany Riley and Dick Monday

Hello and welcome to the School Zone with Matt Miller! Joining Matt this week to talk about a creative, fun, and engaging learning opportunity for public school kids are Tiffany Riley and Dick Monday of The Laughter League. Ever have trouble getting students engaged in the distracting environment of a classroom? Somehow Dick Monday and Tiffany Riley found the solution–laughter! With the duo having both been to […]

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Edco with Nathan Spevack

Welcome to School Zone podcast, with Matt Miller!  Joining Matt this week in the School Zone to talk about a unique fundraising opportunity for K-12 schools is Nathan Spevack of Edco. To give you a little background, Nathan has quite a history in the Ed Tech industry and was no rookie when he began working with Edco. He is now in charge of quite a bit […]

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Featured in the Guide Series: SchoolFUNDCenter with Alex DeMeo

School Zone Podcast is happy to have Alex Demeo with SchoolFUNDCenter in the Zone for a repeat performance. SchoolFUNDCenter is featured the School Zone Podcasts 2018 Best School Fundraising and Resource Companies Guide. SchoolFundCenter is a company that has taken advantage of the availability of technology and created an easy, hassle-free way to raise funds […]

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School Volunteers Share with Jen Cosgrove

Schools and organizations need volunteers to help with activities and fundraisers. Everybody knows that. The question is, how do you talk to people about volunteering without them turning around or hiding when they see you coming? We have an answer for you. School Volunteers Share. It’s a Facebook Group and a website, under the direction […]

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Insights From The School Volunteer’s Perspective with Christina Hidek

With several years of volunteer/leadership experience on the school level, Christina has quite a bit of insight when it comes to the different factors that play into deciding which companies school’s are most likely to fundraise with. Initially, the first thing that must be up to par is the product. If the product that the company is […]

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Some Tips For Not Becoming Overwhelmed with Christina Hidek

Being in charge of a group or organization can be a challenge. Especially when everybody has their own ideas on how things should work. When that happens, the group’s priorities can become skewed causing disorganization, which can then cause burnout and the feeling of being overwhelmed. Even if it comes from a place of good […]

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Home Field Advantage with Phil Pederson

Joining Matt Miller in the School Zone this week is Phil Pederson of Home Field Advantage. Phil’s goal with Home Field Advantage has been to engage parents with their student’s education and help them to help their kids set goals and dream big.   “A game plan to empower today’s kids for life.” – Phil Pederson In today’s day […]

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The Importance of Structure with Christina Hidek

Do the words Bi-Laws, Standing Rules, or Governing Documents make you cheer for joy or break out in hives? How about Summary Sheets, Documents, Evaluation Forms or Stored Info.? Does that get you jazzed or are you reaching for the Epi-Pen? A regular guest on School Zone Podcast, Christina Hidek leads the PTA/PTO Super Star […]

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New Avon with Linda Law

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AAA School Safety Patrol with Cristy Robinson

In the School Zone joining Matt this week is Cristy Robinson of AAA School Safety Patrol. Promoting safety to students in public schools, AAA School Safety Patrol is a program that students can apply for, or be nominated, to be on a safety patrol to watch out for their peers. Surprisingly, AAA School Safety Patrol is a free […]

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