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WRAP-UP 1 Education Pioneers/ExED – Wrap-Up Terrance McKnight Teachers College – Columbia University November 28, 2010
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WRAP-UP 2 Education Pioneers/ExED – Wrap-Up Note: Education Pioneers (EdP) hired the author to work an educational consulting internship for its partner, Excellent Education Development (ExED), an organization that provides backoffice support for urban charter schools in Southern California. The internship consisted of working at ExED daily; however, several days were spent with the staff and other employees of EdP in professional development workshops. Thus, the author will touch on both organizations in this paper, as his time was split between the two entities. Autonomous business practices were a staple of operations for both Education Pioneers and ExED. Because of this, both organizations seek to find high-quality employees who have a history of being very self-directed and able to solve complex problems, particularly unexpected issues. One of the autonomies granted to employees is the degree in which they must obtain feedback from their supervisors. Thus, the amount and depth of feedback sessions beyond the regulatory (but minimal) amount set by the organization was left to the discretion of each
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