Bart's Blog

Welcome to the official blog page for EPIC Charter Schools Superintendent Bart Banfield. Mr. Banfield posts a new blog each week that focuses on education, leadership, and learning.

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Bart’s Blog – November 19, 2021

Celebrating Our Native Students November is Native American Heritage Month, so I want to take a few minutes to provide an overview about how Native American students factor into our overall enrollment at EPI...
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Bart’s Blog – October 3rd, 2021

Greetings, EPIC family! There are many things that set EPIC apart from its traditional school counterparts. Flexibility, smaller teacher-to-student ratios and customized curriculum options are chief among th...
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Bart’s Blog – September 27th, 2021

Greetings, EPIC family! I hope this blog finds you settling into the school year, gaining confidence in new technology and settling into routines that will result in student success. I’ve written before abou...
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Bart’s Blog: September 10, 2021

EPIC families, I hope this first Friday of the 2021-2022 school year finds you well!  The first week of school is always among the most hectic and this year is no exception. Families are learning new policies ...

Bart’s Blog: May 8, 2020

EPIC Superintendent Bart Banfield explores topics related to education, learning, leadership and more. Thank You, Teachers This has been a special week for me. As an educator and the son of a teacher, I alway...

Bart’s Blog: April 17, 2020

EPIC Superintendent Bart Banfield explores topics related to education, learning, leadership and more. EPIC Essentials: On Time and On Track We’re all familiar with the phrase “summer slide,” that time betwee...

Bart’s Blog: March 30, 2020

Every month, EPIC Superintendent Bart Banfield explores topics related to education, learning, leadership and more. We're All In This Together In times of crisis and uncertainty, I am reminded of the words of...

Bart’s Blog: February 26, 2020

Every month, EPIC Superintendent Bart Banfield explores topics related to education, learning, leadership and more. Time for Truth Each year as the legislative session gets underway, organizations, interest g...

Bart’s Blog: January 30, 2020

Every week, EPIC Superintendent Bart Banfield explores topics related to education, learning, leadership and more. Be sure to check back each week for the latest. National School Choice Week National School C...

Bart’s Blog: January 18, 2020

Every week, EPIC Superintendent Bart Banfield explores topics related to education, learning, leadership and more. Be sure to check back each week for the latest. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Martin Luther King...