You’re receiving v1 of The Playbook because at some point you made an impression on our co-founders, Brooke Barrett and Shawn Tamaribuchi.

You are a great partner, colleague, friend, co-conspirator, inspiration, champion, or future collaborator and in order to build the best company — that truly empowers and serves the K12 educators and leaders who help our students realize their genius — and we need you on our team.

We promise to keep these quarterly communications brief, but rich. You’ll hear from not only us but our partners including firsthand insights into what we’re working on; milestones we’re reaching; asks…

Bronze statue (“Forward”) of woman with arm raised. Smartphone is photoshopped in her hand, screen has BenchK12 company logo.
Bronze statue (“Forward”) of woman with arm raised. Smartphone is photoshopped in her hand, screen has BenchK12 company logo.
“Forward” Statue in Madison, WI (Credit: https://madison.com/wsj/news/local/100-objects/madison-in-100-objects-forward-statue/article_9462a9f9-6c02-5a3e-85e5-32ac4336a612.html) holding a photoshopped smartphone with BenchK12’s logo.

This post is part of BenchK12’s The Playbook, a quarterly update shared with those interested in K12 education, Enterprise/Edtech/Future of Work startups, and women-founded companies. Follow or subscribe for more.

With the new year upon us, you’ve no doubt reflected upon the year that shall not be named; what was lost, gained, and learned.

Here at BenchK12, we’re ready to move forward.

I had a different post that I was working on (and will definitely share in the future), but when the truly terrifying events of last Wednesday happened in D.C., a different message needed to be shared. …

Brooke Barrett

Founder/President, BenchK12. Educator running a tech startup with early pit stops in legal, public policy, & community development.

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