Friday Fish Porn – In The Salt

Here’s Chad Ratliff – Assistant Superintendent in Virginia’s Albemarle County* Public Schools for instruction and innovation – with a shark he and his son pulled in a few weeks ago (presumably before it could bite anyone).** They let it go. And former CRS analyst and current R Street Institute wonk (and actual whiskey expert) Kevin […]

Friday Fish Porn – Freedom Edition

Here’s Hailly Korman in the Pacific of the San Diego coast. The Hawaiian born education policy maven is an alum of the schools project at PPI, a former kindergarten teacher in LAUSD, and now an attorney working on behalf of incarcerated youth to improve education options for youth offenders. And she can fish! Friday fish […]

Friday Fish Porn – Summer Day Edition

Here’s Victor Reinoso fly fishing in Utah a few years ago. He and I had a great day on the water outside of Park City after a meeting. A little hiking and we had the river all to ourselves. Victor is a former deputy mayor in Washington, D.C., he’s a senior advisor at Bellwether, and […]

Friday Fish Porn – Frying Pan Edition

Simmons Lettre is a co-founder of Charter Board Partners, a smart capacity building non-profit that helps improve the quality of charter school boards through governance training and training for board members. She found herself in Colorado last week for work and did what anyone should do in that situation – went fishing.  In this case […]

Posted on May 8, 2015 @ 8:00am

Friday Fish Porn: Everywhere Edition

Kevin Skenandore, of the Oneida and Oglala Lakota Tribes, grew up on the Shoshone-Bannock Reservation in South East Idaho. He spent his career working on education for Native Americans as a teacher and policymaker.  Among other roles he was Director of the Bureau of Indian Education. Semi-retired, he consults now. He also spends a lot […]

Friday Fish Porn – More Bellwether!

Last week it was Bellwether’s Sarah Kramer with a rainbow trout. This week it’s Bellwether Associate Partner Alison Fuller with an Alaskan salmon. Not enough fish? Then click here for an archive of Fish Porn pictures back to 2006 with an array of education figures.

Friday Fish Porn – Bellwether Edition

Sarah Kramer is an analyst at Bellwether. She’s west coast based and decided to try her hand at fly fishing. That’s how she ended up on Oregon’s Crooked River couple of weeks ago.  Here she is with a nice rainbow trout, her very first one. On rainbow isn’t enough for you? Of course it’s not. Click […]

Friday Fish Porn – Silver Gold

Jamie Jo MacMillan is executive director of the Idaho-based Albertson Foundation. She’s also serious about fishing (see this great pic of her with her dad last year). Here she is in Alaska this month with a fantastic coho salmon. Want to see an exclusive collection of 100 pictures of education people with fish? Then click […]

Posted on Sep 26, 2014 @ 8:30am

Friday Fish Porn: Fall Magic

Ben Wallerstein is a founder of Whiteboard Advisors and is involved in all manner of education projects. He also has a honey fishing spot in the Wyoming backcountry, home to more public land than you can possibly explore in a lifetime. He was there this week. Nice trout. Some of his past fish via this […]