The Business of Education

Podcast Description

In this episode of The Clean Slate podcast, we host Amanda Thies, Director of School Business Operations at Spring Education Group. In her role, Amanda manages capital expenditure budgets, ensures efficient facility management, and fosters communication between business operations and school administrations. We discuss the funding challenges that charter schools face and their impact on facility management, emphasizing the significance of budgeting and contractual responsibilities in ensuring the smooth operation of schools. Amanda even shares her personal experience transitioning from being a police officer to an educator and the similarities in problem-solving skills required for both roles. Today, she compares her role to "Santa Claus" – for reasons you'll have to listen to find out!

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