Square Pizza Podcast

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The Square Pizza podcast focuses on the intersection of education, innovation, and diversity. We host and interview leaders doing incredible work around the country to ensure all students have access to an equitable education. The Square Pizza podcast is hosted by SchermCo, a social-impact implementation firm that offers strategic implementation and project management services to schools and education-focused organizations across the country.

Welcome back to another episode of the #squarepizzapod. This week, Greg is in conversation with Reuben Ogbonna, Co-Founder & Executive Director of Marcy Lab School. One fun fact you will learn about Marcy Lab School is that they aspire to be incredibly transparent with their team, including sharing salaries. You will find out why this is important to them in this episode.

In this episode:

  • Advice for securing a major partnership
  • Lessons learned from his experience with Teach for America
  • Marcy Lab School
    • Overview and outcomes
    • What makes Marcy unique from other alternatives to college programs, bootcamps, and workforce development programs
    • Gap between colleges/job training programs + employers
    • Sharing salaries