Articles by Kathy Blake and Suzanne Blake Gerety
Q: How should I deal with a teacher who is hostile or defensive anytime I need to ask what’s happening in class or discuss a parent’s concern? How do you know when a teacher isn’t the … Continue reading
Q: I need help crafting e-mails and the text on our website to encourage students to come to class. Do you have any tips on how to keep up attendance?
A: Creating a studio culture where consistent … Continue reading
Q: My school runs classes September through June, but I only charge for September through May. I’ve followed this model for eight years and never made the change to charge for June tuition, but I plan … Continue reading
Q: I’m working on a schedule of classes for my summer program, but the initial interest isn’t overwhelming. What’s the minimum student attendance needed to consider a class profitable?
A: It is best to assess your entire … Continue reading
Q: I have a lot of old costumes that I’ve accumulated over the years. Do you know of any organizations that would welcome a big costume donation? I’d feel better knowing the costumes were going to … Continue reading