Episode 121 | Bridgeway Academy

Summary:
Bridgeway Academy is a non-profit organization with a mission to inspire the potential and celebrate the ability of every child. Founded by speech-language pathologist Abby David and music therapist Erin Nealy in 2005 as Helping Hands Center for Special Needs, the organization’s goal is to help each child reach his or her highest potential.

Milemarkers:
(00:00:00) Opening remarks
(00:00:36) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:01:06) The SunDown Group
(00:01:28) SHARE
(00:01:50) Molli Ross
(00:02:15) The Conquering Columbus Podcast Startup Package
(00:02:35) Conquering Columbus Intro
(00:03:30) Introduction to Erin Nealy and Abby David
(00:05:38) Abby’s childhood and upbringing
(00:06:45) Erin’s childhood and upbringing
(00:09:30) What is music therapy?
(00:12:00) When did the idea for Bridgeway Academy first begin?
(00:14:30) What did things look like when they first started?
(00:16:00) Coming up with the “style” of Bridgeway Academy
(00:17:46) Building relationships with students
(00:19:30) When do things officially become Bridgeway Academy?
(00:21:15) Bridgeway Academy opens its doors
(00:24:00) Scaling Bridgeway Academy
(00:29:45) The future for Bridgeway Academy
(00:35:15) How Abby and Erin’s responsibilities have evolved and changed over time
(00:37:10) Abby and Erin’s vision for Bridgeway Academy, and for themselves, moving forward
(00:41:34) Live Uncomfortably
(00:44:22) Closing remarks
(00:44:45) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:45:18) The SunDown Group
(00:45:40) SHARE
(00:46:02) Molli Ross
(00:46:21) The Conquering Columbus Podcast Startup Package
(00:46:47) Conquering Columbus Outro

Links:
Bridgeway Academy
Erin Nealy
Abby David
Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
SHARE
The SunDown Group
Molli Ross
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