What does it take to start-up, expand and replicate a charter school? Hear from Ron Packard, President and CEO of Pansophic Learning and Stuart Ellis, President and CEO of Charter School Capital, about growth strategies for your school.
WEBINAR – Tuesday, February 28, 9 a.m. Pacific / 12 p.m. Eastern
Charter school leaders face many challenges during each phase of growth from start-up to expansion, through maturity. Our discussion will walk through these challenges and highlight best practices to implement at your school.
Ron Packard, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Pansophic Learning
Ron Packard is the CEO and Founder of Pansophic Learning, a global technology based education company. Packard is a well known educator, entrepreneur and visionary as well as the author of the highly regarded and reviewed book Education Transformation. Packard was previously the long time CEO and Founder of K12 Inc. He oversaw the growth of K12 from just an idea to almost one billion in revenue, making it one of the largest education companies in the world. During his tenure, revenue compounded at near 80%. Before K12, Packard was the Vice President of Knowledge Universe and CEO of Knowledge Schools, one of the nation’s largest early childhood education companies. He was also instrumental in the successful investments in Learn Now, Children’s School USA, Leapfrog, TEC, and Children’s Discovery Center. He holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, both with honors.
Stuart Ellis, Founder, President and CEO, Charter School Capital
Stuart is the President and CEO of Charter School Capital, the nation’s leading provider of growth capital and facilities financing to charter schools nationwide. The company has provided in excess of $1.5 billion in support of 550+ charter schools educating more than 650,000 students across the country. Ellis has work with teams across many companies including Bain & Company and Opera Solutions, and he has led multiple high growth companies during his career. Ellis is a graduate from the University of California Berkeley, with honors.
Learn more about other charter school topics and check out our past webinars including facilities financing for charter schools as well as marketing stratgies to boost student enrollment.