Entries by SchermCo

#26 – Welcome thinkLAW!

Critical thinking is necessary to help students thrive in the classroom and enrich their personal lives. That is why we’re excited to welcome thinkLAW to our family during their rapid growth. thinkLAW offers a comprehensive curriculum and coaching services to support educators teaching critical thinking skills to all students. They’re based in the Southwest part of the U.S and […]

#25 – New Partnership: Profound Gentlemen

We’re humbled and honored to announce a new partnership with Profound Gentlemen in 2018. Profound Gentlemen is Charlotte-based non-profit with a mission “to build a community of male educators of color who provide a profound additional impact on boys of color”. Jason Terrell and Mario Javon Shaw, Founders of Profound Gentlemen, were named to the […]

#24 – Congrats to Patrick!

SchermCo’s Former Social Media Fellow Voted Team Captain of the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team We’re proud to report that Patrick Mohorcic, our Spring 2017 Social Media Fellow was voted as Team Captain of the 2017 Allstate American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team. He was chosen based on his accomplishments in the classroom, […]

#23 – MJ

In order to properly commemorate our 23rd blog post at SchermCo, it only felt right to center it around the greatest athlete to ever wear #23: Michael Jordan. Let’s get a few things out of the way first: My Dad loved MJ when I was a kid. Naturally, I decided that Penny Hardaway and the […]

#22 – Give Yourself Permission

Public education can be overwhelming – especially if you’re interested in creating change.   Where should you begin? The entire system at once? Pre-K for all? Afterschool programs? Teacher pay? Restorative Justice?   It’s a deeply personal system that affects tens of millions of students and families every year.   With so many ways to […]

#21 – Always Ask

“What if we invited you down to Charlotte and showcased your work?” We’ve been fortunate to work with MeckEd in Charlotte and support their initiative, Charlotte NEXT – a program to coordinate quality afterschool programs for Title I middle schools via three key pillars: Access and Awareness Quality Funding Providing support for this initiative has […]

#20 – The Team

We recently announced our crazy talented and passionate team on our social media platforms. If you missed it, check out our team here. We’re always looking for curious people to join our team as we grow. If we should find time to speak with you or someone you know – fill out this form.    

#19 – It’s Never the Kids

Now that football season is upon us, let’s discuss the importance of watching film.   Watching film of practice or games is commonplace at most levels of football. Coaches and players crowd around a projector to dissect each step, each reaction, and each play to determine success. How did you do at your individual position? […]

#18 – MeckEd, Charlotte Mayor’s Office, SchermCo secure $1M investment for After-school Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 22, 2017 (Charlotte, NC) – SchermCo, in partnership with MeckEd and the Charlotte Mayor’s Office, successfully secured a $1M investment from the Gambrell Family Foundation to support afterschool programs in Title I middle schools across Charlotte. The investment will be leveraged to fuel the growing work of Charlotte Next, a program […]