The Revolution Continues – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans
One of the questions people in the business community have been asking is, What happens when the post-Katrina economic rejuvenation gets old? Are the next generation of innovators going to go someplace else?
Peter’s guests on today’s show answer that question with a resounding “no.” They both head up new and growing businesses that have been born out of New Orleans’ revolution in education.
Libby Fischer is CEO of Whetstone Education, a ground-breaking teacher evaluation system founded in New Orleans and spreading across the country.
Cherie Melancon Franz is the founder of Thinkerella, a new approach to teaching science, technology, arts and math to elementary and middle school kids .
In the You Heard It Here First segment of the show Ashley Bowen introduces 9 Volt Kids. Hear a longer discussion about 9 Violt kids with Ashley, Libby, Cherie, and Peter here.