More Than Enough

In-depth and edtech with Heather Gilchrist.

INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero

Heather Gilchrist of Socratic LabsEducational technology companies don’t grow like other companies grow, says Heather Gilchrist, founder and managing director of Socratic Labs, the early stage New York-based edtech accelerator and collaborative community dedicated to the unique needs of education entrepreneurs. “You can’t throw a couple of thousand dollars at a couple of hackers and put them in a room for a few months and expect them to solve big problems in education,” she tells Project Grow, a feature program from the creators of Entrepreneur magazine. As a teacher, Heather Gilchrist considers herself a “translator” — her job, she says, is to convey to students and team members the simple from the complex. A test-prep pro for nearly a decade, she’s taught every national standardized admissions test through the graduate school admissions level, written curriculum, developed teacher training programs, trained teachers and…

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