Celebrating National School Choice Week

Blog Contributed by Dr. Christopher Murphy, Chief Strategic Growth & Communications Officer For 20 years, Concept Schools has been a part of the school choice movement, bringing the opportunity of a high-quality STEM-focused and college-preparatory education to families that otherwise may not have access.   Be it traditional public, charter, magnet, private schools, online academies, […]

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This Week in STEM: One Giant Leaf for Mankind

Happy Thursday, everyone, and welcome to yet another edition of This Week in STEM. This week we’ve got three stories for you to get excited about. So scroll through, watch a cool video, and enjoy your weekly dose of STEM news.  This neuroscientist has pinned down memories in brain cells  And he’s implanting memories into […]

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This Week in STEM: Three Women Leading the way in STEM

As the U.S. midterm elections come to a close, it’s exciting to see that 9 new scientists were elected to Congress, including an ocean expert, a nurse, and a biochemist. Also, a record number of women will serve in Congress with still a handful of elections to be determined. In celebration of the diversity that makes our world […]

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Student Mental Health Needs to be a School Priority

Story Contributed by Christopher Murphy, Ed.D The rise of mental-health needs across the country puts principals in a position of making its support a priority. Whether the increase of our collective understanding of mental illness has caused the need for additional support or other biological or environmental causes at play are increasing the number of […]

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Giving Tuesday: Giving back to your Community

As we gear up for the giving season, some of us are struggling to find the resources to give financially. The beauty of #GivingTuesday, though, is that it’s about so much more than donations. At Concept Central office, a group of us are in the process of planning a volunteer day. While we’re on the […]

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