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Nick is an entrepreneurial and collaborative strategic marketing & public affairs professional who’s responsible for leading SchoolDude’s marketing efforts.
You can find Nick on Google+
Together with a talented team of passionate marketers, Nick & SchoolDude's Marketing Team are responsible for strategy, revenue generation, market research, client lifecycle management, web/community/social engagement, communications and public relations.
Mirisis serves on several education committees and Boards, including:
Member, Board of Directors: National Business Officers Association (NBOA)
Member, Board of Directors; The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)
Member, Board of Directors; The Public School Risk Institute (PSRI)
Member, Information Systems Committee; ASBO International
Prior to SchoolDude, Nick served as the Vice President for Public Affairs and Executive Engagement at the North Carolina Technology Association. He also served as Senior Vice President and Communications Director for a nationally-recognized government affairs, public opinion and strategic communications firm in Arlington, Virginia, working for various Fortune 100 clients, including: American Express, AT&T, Boeing, Federal Express, Hospital Corporation of America, Merrill Lynch, and Exxon Mobil.
Nick holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from North Carolina State University and a Master’s degree in Government from Johns Hopkins University.
The March 2014 edition of District Administration magazine, has a good article by Kylie Lacey discussing the pros and cons of outsourcing building and grounds maintenance. This is a hot topic of conversation across the country - and one which will also be featured at SchoolDude University in April.
As budget crises continue to loom, schools are looking at all areas of operations to reduce costs. Certain facilities services often become areas that districts consider for possible outsourcing or at least for reducing costs. How do you respond when privatization looms? Learn more by reading the District Administration article.Learn strategies to consider when outsourcing is proposed by attending Scott Little's seminar at SchoolDude University (Monday, April 7th at 11am).