Tag: education

22 Aug

When Picking A College – Look For Special Freshman Programs

Education, Speaking No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

My work with Swift Kick gives me the joy of visiting tons of colleges every year. In 2016, we’ll work with 90 different schools. The┬ámajority of our trainings are done within the Student Affairs department (often called co-curricular as a balance to the curricular (academic) side of an institution). Through my travels, I get to […]

03 Feb

Interview with Columbia University’s EdLab

Education, In The News 1 Comment by Tom Krieglstein

Kate Meersschaert of Columbia University’s EdLab asked me to come in and talk about my experience as an entrepreneur in the education space. Before I share the actual interview, I want to give huge kudos to the whole EdLab crew and the space they have created. Take a look at the pictures below and you’ll […]

17 Jul

Bad Sign for Creating Change in Education

Education No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

We hosted our monthly NYedTech Meetup last night and had a great panel of experts. While three of the panelists were from the vender side of the conversation, the fourth panelist was an assistant principle for the NYC Department of Education and she emailed us this follow up: Trying to create change within an industry […]

23 Apr

Turnover in the Education Space

This past month I attended two APCA conferences in Atlanta, GA and Hershey, PA. Prior to last month, I hadn’t attended an APCA or NACA conference for three years. I felt like such an underdog because there were so many new faces and students who didn’t know me from jack. Three years ago, we left […]

08 Aug

Student Affairs: Changing Lives Since 1823 [Slides & Video] – #SAtechBOS Keytalk

As promised, here are the slides and video (thanks HigherEd Live) from my closing keytalk at the #SAtechBOS conference. Since I’ve already shared my thoughts on the talk, I’ll just keep it short and sweet and end here. Enjoy!

18 Apr

The Four Things Schools Should do for Students

Education No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

Someone recently asked me what schools should do for students. I answered with these four goals: Discover – by exposing a student to a wide variety of ideas, opinions, and professions, the school should help the student discover what they are passionate about. In the discovery phase, the school also embeds a life long thrist […]

17 Apr

To School Or Not to School

A friend and I were discussing his option of getting a Masters degree or starting a business. Conceivably he could do both, but let’s go with the assumption that they will both require 100% of his focus, so he has to pick one. While discussing, I compared his Masters vs Entrepreneurship decision to that of […]

26 Apr

Your Strategic Network

Harvard Business Review writers Linda Hill & Kent Lineback recently wrote an article titled “The Three Networks You Need.” Here’s a quick overview of each network: Your Operational Network – People you lean on to complete your day-to-day work within your job role. Your Developmental Network – People you lean on for emotional support. Your […]

20 Feb

Digging This Song Right Now V.11

Creativity, Inspiration, Music, Videos 2 Comments by Tom Krieglstein

Gregg Breinberg’s work at PS22 continues to show me the impact one teacher can have on a whole group of students. Kudos to him and the work he’s doing with these kids. The Oscars better get ready because I know he and his students are going to rock the house. Click here to see all […]

05 Jan

Sir Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms [VIDEO]

Sir Ken Robinson continues to be a hero of ours for his ability to perfectly articulate how to imporve the educational system. In case you haven’t watched any of his pervious TED talks, check them out here and here. (via @NikiRudolph)