Beverly Stewart, founder of Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc. and Back to Basics K-12 Private School was recently invited to speak at the 2015 Education Industry Association (EIA) EDventures Conference in Orlando Florida on July 15-17. The conference will celebrate EIA’s 25th anniversary, bringing together providers of private education services and charter schools to learn best practices and new advances in education technology and theory. Since 1990, the EIA has worked to expand business opportunities for education entrepreneurs of all sizes in pre-K-12 markets.
“I am always incredibly honored to be asked to speak to a group of my peers and particularly at this prestigious event,” says Beverly Stewart. “In fact, this is the 13th year I have addressed EIA members from around the globe and each year I marvel at their level of dedication and commitment to improving the quality of education. By sharing our best practices, tips and specialized knowledge, I know that students all over the world will benefit.”
This year, Stewart’s workshop is entitled “Create the Education Business of Your Dreams!” In the workshop, she will cover important topics like exactly what prospective entrepreneurs should know about a business roll-out and how take entrepreneurial passion to the next level.
And, Stewart speaks from experience. In 1985, she began her business as the sole employee. Today, Back to Basics employs 80+ professional tutors, offers 60+ subjects for children and adults and has taught 16,000+ students. The company also offers Delaware’s only Department of Education-approved K-12 1-on-1 Private School.
Over her 30 years in education, Stewart has become an industry expert for business and educational publications, as well as radio and television programs. Her insights have been featured in publications such as Entrepreneur, The New York Times and Consumers Digest. And, her story has been highlighted in nationally-released books including “The Educational Entrepreneur: Making a Difference” and “What No One Ever Tells You About Financing Your Own Business.”
Stewart has also been recognized with numerous awards including the 2014 Brava! Award, from SmartCEO magazine, the 2012 Award of Excellence from the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, the 2011 Entrepreneurial Success Award from the Delaware SBA, a 2010 induction into the Hall of Fame of Delaware Women, the 2010 Torch Award from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and the 2004 Small Businessperson of the Year from the Delaware SBA, to name just a few.
Celebrating 30 years of excellence in education! Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is the undisputed leader in 1-on-1 tutoring in Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania for over 60 subjects. The company offers a unique Department of Education-approved 1-on-1 K-12 Private School in Wilmington, Delaware and a Delaware Business and Trade School for ages 16 and older. In addition, the company offers translating and interpreting in 16 languages throughout Delaware. Back to Basics is the winner of numerous awards for academic and business excellence including the Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics.