KaiPod Catalyst provides Founders the support to go from Idea to Launch in 18 weeks with help across marketing, operations, financing, and academics for the life of their microschool This post pandemic surge has been supported by alternative pathways and organizations, KaiPod Learning being at the forefront as one of the fastest growing companies in education with their network of in-person learning centers and recent launch of KaiPod Catalyst - a platform to empower educators, community leaders and parents to open microschools in their communities. We've started by opening learning pods; innovative and intimate learning environments that personalize education for each child' said KaiPod Learning CEO, Amar Kumar. 'KaiPod Catalyst is the largest and most exciting expansion of this mission, which will not only serve learners better, but also give educators a new career pathway to impact education. We believe this is how we best support non-traditional schooling and are investing $250k of our own resources into KaiPod Catalyst.' This intensive learning program goes from Idea to Launch in 18 weeks; supporting in all aspects of launching the microschool, including marketing, raising capital, site selection, operations, hiring, recruiting students and academic programming. Cohorts culminate in a National Pitch Week, where Founders pitch families about their learning model. Founders receive support for the life of their microschool to continue to make an impact in their community. At these centers, small groups of learners come together to work on coursework, participate in enrichment activities, and collaborate with peers -- all supported by an experienced Learning Coach. With flexible plans, families choose the curriculum and schedule that works best for their children. For more information, visit KaiPod Learning's website.