Jon McGlothian

After completing his military service as an Army Ranger, Jon McGlothian of Virginia Beach, Va., entered the world of business. He soon found himself attracted to project management. Project managers like Jon are tasked with ensuring that projects—from building bridges to developing software—are completed on-time, on-budget, and successfully. Since earning his PMP certificate, Jon has taught classes preparing students for exams administered by PMI, including the PMP exam.

Though Jon loves what he does now, he wishes he could do more. In particular, Jon doesn’t like being limited to working on a contract basis for large corporations and government agencies.  Unfortunately, Jon can’t advertise to the public or take on individual students because his school isn’t licensed by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Even though the world’s premier project-management organization recognizes his school as a valid educational provider, Virginia bureaucrats don’t.

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    Jon and Tracy McGlothian have a simple dream: they want to teach others the skills they’ve built over a lifetime of work, both to support themselves and to provide greater opportunity for individuals in their community. Their small business wants to offer classes to adults. What sounds simple, however, has become complicated because Virginia won’t…

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