Who We Are
School Growth is an international education strategy company that was founded by Scott Barron in 2008. Recognizing the escalating dynamics and complexities within the entire K-12 market space, the company focused on the quality of talent throughout the organization and the leadership capacity to accelerate improvement.
With a central office near Atlanta, GA, Scott, Tammy, and the School Growth team deliver professional development and growth services to a wide genre of private, charter, and public schools, cross-pollinating valuable wisdom and best practices across these distinct leaders and organizations.
Meet the Team
Founder & Chief Reinvention Officer
After leading an education technology company for almost a decade, Scott earned an M.Ed in Education Administration from Johns Hopkins University, and worked 14 years as the head of three independent schools. Based on his experience delivering training and services to thousands of private, charter, and public schools around the world over the last decade, he designed the School Growth Design Framework and a methodology for strategic planning that is data-driven and tailored to the unique context of each school.
Scott has served on school boards, teaches communication and education entrepreneurship classes for higher ed institutions, and serves as the Executive Director of the School Growth Foundation. He has delivered presentations and keynote addresses for conferences and events in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.
Operational excellence and data intelligence are the two primary contributions Tammy makes to the School Growth team. She is uniquely talented at defining and executing optimal workflows, anticipating the needs of clients, giving direction and feedback, and extracting key decision points from the databases that we are constantly building and curating.
Chief Operations Officer
Grace is the coordinator of our proprietary process for rapid planning and professional development. In crafting the experience for each client, she keeps everyone focused and accountable in order to make innovation less stressful and highly productive. With experience as an entrepreneur and educator, Grace brings a unique perspective that is highly valued.
What We Believe
School Growth’s leadership focuses on the human and interpersonal assets of each organization because the joy of learning and of life is rooted in relationships.
Over the last 13 years we have enjoyed the privilege of delivering resources and services to thousands of schools across many different countries. Educators join the School Growth Network to achieve their goals because we simplify the journey to Sustainable Excellence.
Dr. Roy Alexander
Prior to his career in independent school education, he spent over 25 years as the CEO, President, and Vice-President of several multi-million dollar for-profit organizations. He was directly responsible for the acquisition, funding, merging, and sale of numerous companies and organizations.
For both nonprofit and for-profit organizations, Roy developed strategic initiatives for numerous organizations for the acquisition, merging, or improvement of their cultural relationships and the obtainment of financial sustainability. Roy earned a BS in Production and Operations Management, a MBA, and Doctor of Education. Roy brings to our School Growth partners strategic planning, operational and financial strategic analysis, his extensive knowledge, and his passion for the pursuit of excellence for both individuals and organizations.
Dr. Amy Swann