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Parent Planet with Adam Shell

In the school zone this week, Matt Miller spotlights Parent Planet, a school resource idea that offers a unique, hassle-free school scheduling app. This innovative school resource idea offers a hassle-free way for parents to gain easier access to what is going on in their child’s life at school. Matt believes this is a winning […]

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Lion’s Heart with Becky Butler

This week our host, Matt Miller takes a break from discussing school fundraising to spotlight school leadership opportunities with Becky Butler of the Lion’s Heart program. Initially started in 2004 by just a group of kids and a mom looking for volunteer opportunities for her kids, Lion’s Heart is a teen volunteering program that aids […]

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Craig Jones - Groggy Dog

Groggy Dog with Craig Jones

In the School Zone this week, Matt interviews Craig Jones, a sales representative of the company Groggy Dog. Working primarily in elementary and middle schools, Groggy Dog is a t-shirt screen printing company that creates custom school spirit and promotional wear for schools. Although the t-shirt printing and spirit wear market is heavily crowded, Groggy […]

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Click My Cause with Nancy Krop

Click My Cause with Nancy Krop

On this episode of School Zone Podcast, Matt has a conversation with Nancy Krop of Click My Cause. Growing up in the California area, Nancy was fortunate enough to attend top ten schools throughout her entire K-12 education right into law school. Unfortunately, California schools are now in the bottom five and drastically needing help. […]

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The Imagination Machine With Katie Deshan

In this episode of School Zone Podcast, Matt shares a conversation with Katie Deshan, who works for a company called The Imagination Machine. Originally founded by actress, Debbie Ren, in 1981, The Imagination Machine was created as a school assembly company with the purpose of promoting the arts to the kids of all ages in […]

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Mentored Pathways with David Neils and Cameron Shinn

On this episode of School Zone Podcast, Matt welcomes not only one special guest, but two. The first guest, David Neils, is the head of an organization called Mentored Pathways, followed by Cameron Shinn, an English and Drama teacher in the Northern Colorado area, who uses his job to not only teach, but also mentor […]

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Louis Sandoval Reversiblesweatshirts.com

Reversiblesweatshirts.com with Louis Sandoval

ReversibleSweatshirts.com, a patented JustBeyond Brand is a vertically integrated custom manufacturing company of apparel, bags and accessories based in Los Angeles, CA. Our focus is value and image optimization with our custom flip apparel (CustomFlip.US). We are the inventor and exclusive supplier of the only fully customizable reversible apparel offering wholesale values to dealers across […]

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The Ocean Adventure

The Ocean Adventure with Wayne Brown

The School Zone Podcast welcomes Wayne Brown and his program The Ocean Adventure to the podcast. Wayne, a marine biologist, and his wife Karen have been inspiring students and encouraging ocean literacy for 27 years with their underwater adventure programs. Wayne’s interest in the underwater world began with a love for scuba diving. As a […]

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J.C. Barb Fireade

FireAde with J.C. Barb

The School Zone Podcast team had an exciting few days in San Jose California at the California CAPTA conference where we had the opportunity to learn about a fascinating school fundraising program called FireAde. It is our pleasure to welcome J.C. Barb and FireAde to the podcast. Fire Service Plus has been in production for […]

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Brick By Brick

Brick by Brick with Heather Cours

From the floor of the California CAPTA conference, the School Zone Podcast is honored to share a conversation with Heather Cours of the Brick Global Education Fund program. We welcome Heather to the podcast. As a mom and a school PTA veteran of 18 years, Heather wondered why schools could not order school supplies in […]

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