Welcome to the Great Conversation
Jamie Vollmer

The Book

The Book

Part memoir, part how-to
manual, this exciting new book
praises America’s educators,
refutes the conventional wisdom,
and presents a plan to increase
student success. more

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The Blueberry Story

The Blueberry Story

The famous story of the
day the businessman
learned a lesson about
the real world of
public schools. more

Vollmer’s List

Vollmer’s List

A mind-numbing
chronicle of the burden
placed upon America’s
public schools. more

The Great Conversation

The Great Conversation

A simple, effective,
community-based process that
any district can use to gain the
Prerequisites of Progress:
understanding, trust,
permission, and support. more

Nostesia

Nostesia

A debilitating mental
condition that causes the
afflicted to glorify the
schools of the past and
resist meaningful
change. more

About Jamie

About Jamie

Once a harsh critic, Vollmer is now a
trusted friend of public education who
brings a refreshing voice of reason to
the reform debate. His ideas help
people work together to increase
student success. more