School Re-opening Amidst COVID-19

School Re-opening Amidst COVID-19

In the wake of COVID-19, we wanted to share Hope Academy in Minneapolis’s Re-opening Plan – Click here to read the entire thing. If we look at learning across the ages and around the world, we will quickly realize that learning is rarely easy; it almost...
Diverse Leadership & The Next Generation

Diverse Leadership & The Next Generation

This talk was given at the 2019 Urban Education Leaders Retreat in Austin, TX convened by the Society for Classical Learning (societyforclassicallearning.org) and Spreading Hope Network (spreadinghopenetwork.org), and sponsored by the Association of Christian Schools...
Curriculum Resources

Curriculum Resources

While teachers are primary, actual curriculum is important. The following is a list of curricular resources we recommend for the lower school years (K-5). The (*) indicates curricula used at Hope Academy as of 2018-2019.

Sample Teacher Interview Questions

Sample Teacher Interview Questions

The following are the kinds of questions we ask during a teacher interview. We also have candidates teacher a sample lesson as part of our process, we also have them send a video of themselves teaching a lesson if they live out of the area. Tell us a bit about your...
Your School Has No Needs

Your School Has No Needs

One of the best pieces of advice that I ever received about fundraising was this: Your school has no needs. You might be tempted to stop reading right now. As someone leading an existing school, or planning to start a new school, you already (or will soon have) an...