How to stop the summer slide with Connected Class founder Christel Reaves

Christel Reaves, founder and CEO of Connected Class, returns to the show to talk us through strategies for summer learning success. 

Hear about:
  • The significant challenges posed by the “Summer Slide”
  • Why math and reading are the most critical subject areas for summer learning
  • How the opportunity cost of time spent re-learning material holds the whole class back
  • Summer learning resources offered by Connected Class that make learning fun for families (Learn more: https://bit.ly/3QSDbyE
  • How parents support summer learning
  • What schools can do to prioritize better summer learning 
About today’s guest
Christel Reaves, founder and CEO of Connected Class, is an enthusiastic educator dedicated to improving learning and equipping educators to succeed.  Her passion for ensuring family engagement throughout the learning process is evident and at the core of every product and service provided by Connected Class. She oversees a team of Instructional Specialists to support schools, focusing on helping educators analyze data, develop action plans, implement instructional strategies, and enhance family engagement for improved student achievement. 

Before Christel was the founder of Connected Class, she was a classroom teacher, county resource educator and district administrator. She worked closely with the state to remove low-performing Title I schools from Intervene status. Over the past 25 years, she has helped many schools improve their student performance and engage families. Learn more: www.connectedclass.com

About today’s host
Ross Romano is a co-founder of the Be Podcast Network and CEO of September Strategies, a coaching and consulting firm that helps organizations and high-performing leaders in the K-12 education industry communicate their vision and make strategic decisions that lead to long-term success. Connect on Twitter @RossBRomano or https://www.linkedin.com/in/rossromano 

Listen to his other shows:
  • The Authority — deep-dive interviews with the leading minds in leadership, management, education, and personal development.
  • Sideline Sessions — conversations with successful coaches and performance experts from professional, collegiate, and youth sports. 

Creators and Guests

Ross Romano | Coaching You From Vision to Decision
Host
Ross Romano | Coaching You From Vision to Decision
Performance Coach for mid-career miracle-makers & execs ambitious in work and life | Co-founder & podcaster @BePodcastNet | CEO & edtech advisor @SeptemberStrat
Connected Class
Guest
Connected Class
Connected Class is a professional learning provider that unites educators, administrators, and families through innovative and practical learning tools.
How to stop the summer slide with Connected Class founder Christel Reaves