August 11, 2021

Organizing with Students with Academic Life Organizer, Tiffany Blassingame

Episode 82: Organizing with Students

Teachers are often under an enormous amount of pressure, and certain things in the classroom get pushed aside. One of these skills being organization. In Episode 82, NAPO Stand Out Podcast Host, Clare Kumar interviews Tiffany Blassingame, Academic Life Organizer and Founder of Simple Organization. Her organizing company helps busy adults and their families develop organized solutions for homework and school. As a parent, finding the balance between progressing toward your own goals and stewarding your children to theirs is not an easy task, and this is where Tiffany comes in.

In this episode, Tiffany talks about the value of teaching students organizational skills. While these may not be innate, they can be cultivated in a supportive way to ensure that the students’ time at school and in life generally is more enjoyable. Tune into this episode to learn about the strategies Tiffany uses to help students and their families, what her sessions typically look like, and the most rewarding part of her work.

About the Speaker:

Tiffany Blassingame started Simple Organization to offer strategies to help busy adults and their families go from chaos to calm by achieving wellness through organization and productivity. Tiffany’s varied experience as an educator makes it natural for her to specialize in student organization. She works primarily with families of K-12 students as well as college students and educators.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Discussing why students need additional help when it comes to organizing.
  • The balance between imparting skills and helping children too much.
  • Three things Tiffany focuses on when helping students get organized.
  • How to help students manage their energy.
  • Exploring the link between project management and managing your energy.
  • How Tiffany helps families develop an organizational system.
  • How Tiffany helps students with cognitive challenges through her work.
  • And much more!

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Tiffany Blassingame —

Tiffany Blassingame on Facebook —

Simple Organization —

National Association of Black Professional Organizers —

Smart but Scattered —

Smart But Scattered —


NAPO Podcast —