As the managing director of Solution Tree, he oversees the company’s efforts to develop relationships with authors in the education field with a focus on school improvement and youth at risk.
Solution Tree publishes and distributes its materials and facilitates professional development of educators through the conferences and on-site training.
The company’s innovative strategies include:
- Focusing on the authors. The authors are the key to the pipeline of future materials, successful events, and development of new ideas and approaches. The result is a symbiotic relationship: Success for the authors gains further success for Solution Tree.
- Successful conferences. The company has created successful conferences by restructuring the events to create a more positive and favorable experience for the participants. It has also reconfigured the basic profile of these events to cut costs and expand participation through greater accessibility.
- Expanding technology for staff development. There are two new areas: Web/video delivery of staff development programs and real-time mentoring for educators through the use of live video and audio feedback. Solution Tree conducts extensive research and evaluation of new ideas before investing significant resources for controlled growth/expansion.
All Solution Tree employees participate in a profit-sharing plan. The organizational structure is flat with the staff organized in teams, each working collaboratively with Jones.
How to reach: Solution Tree, (812) 331-9697 or www.solution-tree.com