We posted this on LinkedIn today.
Like many nonprofits, Bellwether’s operations are impacted by COVID-19. In particular, academic advising, strategic planning, and evaluation work we do inside schools is paused, and we’ve shut down team member travel.
Short term, this means we have unexpected surplus capacity which we’d like to make available, pro bono, to school districts and charter school networks that are figuring out how to address a variety of issues related to operations, strategy and decision-making, state and federal policy guidance, curriculum and instruction, and financial planning.
Across our team of more than 60 full-time professionals, we have former school leaders, nonprofit leaders, media professionals, and experienced strategy consultants. Our team members have worked at the Department of Education, The White House, top-tier management consulting firms, and state education agencies around the country. Three-quarters of our staff have worked in the classroom, some still teach part time now.
To learn more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, tell us about your district or network and what you need. We cannot service all requests but will take on as many as possible and farm others out to peers as we are able.