School Safety Threat Assessment

School Safety Threat Assessment is the first step to making your campus safe and secure. Historically, schools have been designed and built for easy entrance and easy exit. They were never built to protect and guard from an attack. Now, we find ourselves trying to reinforce and defend structures and buildings that were never designed … Continue reading School Safety Threat Assessment

Family-Owned Schools: “Altruistic Behavior” – by Dr. David A. Wells

There are several non-economic factors that distinguish family-owned schools from those with other ownership structures.  Owner values and emotional engagement are two such factors addressed in previous posts.  Another such unique and distinguishing factor is altruistic behavior among family members.  Altruistic behavior among family members, in the literature, is considered to refer to family members’ … Continue reading Family-Owned Schools: “Altruistic Behavior” – by Dr. David A. Wells

Family-Owned Schools: Emotional Engagement – by Dr. David A. Wells

There are several non-economic factors that distinguish family-owned and other privately-owned schools from those with other ownership structures.  Owner values are one such structure addressed in a previous post.  Another such unique and distinguishing factor is strong emotional engagement.  Such schools provide a context in which the family and social group dynamics overlap with those … Continue reading Family-Owned Schools: Emotional Engagement – by Dr. David A. Wells

Family-Owned Schools: Values – by Dr. David A. Wells

There are several non-economic factors that distinguish family-owned schools from those with other ownership structures.  One such unique and distinguishing factor is the “Values” held by school owners.  Values particular to the Founder or the family-owners often permeate the school’s organization and operation.  It is very common that family-owners have a strong desire to infuse … Continue reading Family-Owned Schools: Values – by Dr. David A. Wells

Governance Training in Bucaramanga, Colombia

Dr. David A. Wells, Executive and Managing Consultant of the GLOBAL School Consultant Group, is honored to provide governance training to the Board of the Colegio Panamericana (www.panamericano.edu.co), of Bucaramanga, Colombia.  The Board of Director’s reports to the General Assembly of Parents, and is responsible for governance of the school, including oversight of the work … Continue reading Governance Training in Bucaramanga, Colombia

GLOBAL Provides Organizational Assessment for MEDA

Dr. David A. Wells is honored to have the opportunity to bring together and manage a team of executive-level consultants that has been contracted by “Exalting Christ in Honduras” to conduct a comprehensive organizational assessment of “Ministerios Evangélicos de las Americas” (MEDA), based in Siguatepeque, Honduras. The consulting team is composed of Alfredo Umaña, Dr. Stephen … Continue reading GLOBAL Provides Organizational Assessment for MEDA

Supporting Quality Education in the Galapagos

Dr. David A. Wells, Executive and Managing Consultant of the GLOBAL School Consulting Group is pleased to provide accreditation consulting services to the Tomas de Berlanga School / Scalesia Foundation on Santa Cruz Island, in the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador. The school was founded in 1994 as an expression of a conviction that improved education … Continue reading Supporting Quality Education in the Galapagos