The Education Leader Podcast
By Pat Bhava: EdTech Entrepreneur and School Safety Advocate
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Every Monday, Pat Bhava brings you interviews with everyone from Superintendents to Safety Officers to well-regarded thought leaders who share actionable advice to help your district thrive. We cover the latest trends in education to make sure you and your district stay ahead of the curve and also share battle-tested strategies from superintendents who have been through it all. If you’re tired of hearing advice that is long on theory and short on practical, hands-on tips, then you’re in the right place.
||Clean16: Dr. Mark Tavernier on Practical Advice for Curriculum Development||Dr. Tavernier shares how you can change curriculum in your district and the importance of emphasizing critical thinking and problem-solving skills. If you're looking for practical advice on curriculum development, then you're in the right place.||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15: Danny Bauer on The Fundamentals of a Winning School Culture||Danny Bauer, host of the Better Leaders, Better School Podcast, covers what a winning school culture looks like, how superintendents can best support them, and what leadership skills will help improve the district.||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: Dr. Morcease Beasley on Lessons in Community Engagement from Clayton County||Since becoming Clayton County’s Superintendent in May 2017, Dr. Beasley has worked hard to reorganize the district administration and is focused on improving student achievement going forward. In this chat, you'll learn exactly how he’s done it.||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: Dr. Philip Lanoue on Rethinking School Culture and Accountability||Dr. Lanoue, former National Superintendent of the Year and one of the country’s top educational innovators, shares why learning centered cultures are so important and the exact steps you can follow to foster one in your district.||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: Lily Sanabria-Hernandez on How to Master Leadership||Lily shares the qualities a superintendent needs to lead effectively, how to develop those qualities, and how to overcome obstacles along the way. This is practical advice on how to be a better leader in your district that you won’t want to miss.||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: Randy Harris on Training Exceptional Leaders in Your Schools||Randy Harris, Huntington County Superintendent, shares how he maintains a high level teacher-training program, how community considerations play into his redistricting plan, and how he prioritizes all of the decisions that shape his district’s plans.||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Jethro Jones on Driving Digital Innovation in the Classroom||Jethro Jones, podcast host and digital principal of the year, shares how schools can drive digital innovation in their classrooms and how superintendents can empower their principals to innovate.||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9: Dr. Donlan on How to Get School Boards to Do the Right Thing||Dr. Donlan is the author of The Hero Maker: How Superintendents Can Get their School Boards to Do the Right Thing and today he shares the practical strategies superintendents can use to develop better working relationships with their boards.||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8: Dr. Judy Alston's Lessons on Diversity||Dr. Judy Alston, diversity issues expert and author of School Leadership and Administration: Important Concepts, Case Studies and Simulations covers the ever important role of diversity in education, as well as how training can bring it all together.||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7: Dr. Debra Pace on How to Serve Your Students||As Osceola School District’s Superintendent, Dr. Pace has worked hard to implement a 'Good to Great' campaign and is focusing on promoting academic achievement going forward to better serve her students. In this chat, you’ll learn how she did it.||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6: Putting Students First with Transparency, Accountability, and Communication||Dr. Bishop is the Superintendent of the Anchorage School District, Alaska’s largest district with 90+ schools and 50,000+ students. Today, she is here to share how she is putting students first with transparency, accountability, and communication.||9/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: Captain Richard Francis on School Safety and Security Innovation||Captain Francis is the Director of Safety and Security for Seminole County where law enforcement, teachers, personnel and parents have a uniquely strong relationship. We dive into this and other ways they are innovating on school safety and security.||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: John Allison on Elements of an Integrated School System||John Allison is the former superintendent of Wichita and now runs Olathe Public Schools, Kansas’ 2 largest districts. Today, he shares how he restructured Wichita as a school system rather than a system of individual schools and his plans for Olathe.||8/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: Jeremy Ring on How Education Can Build an Innovation Economy||Politicians constantly preach about job creation, but usually focus on the number of jobs rather than their quality. In our chat, Jeremy shares how schools can work with the government to create and foster an innovation economy for long-term growth.||8/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: John LaPlaca on What You Need to Know About School Safety||John shares the challenges administrators face when it comes to emergency management, walks through the step-by-step process he uses to help overcome those challenges, and shares low- and no-cost options you can implement in your district this week.||8/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: John Legg on How To Fix the Outdated Education Model||John is co-founder and CFO of Dayspring Academy and served 12 years in Florida’s State Legislature. We cover his unique combination of public and private work in education, his priorities while in office, and how to fix the outdated education model.||8/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Interesting and thought provoking!
Very forward thinking and great to hear so many perspectives from distinguished leaders in education. Education is the foundation of the future in America!
Great resource for us Educators
Thanks to all the guests for sharing some useful and actionalble advice. Highly recomended for educators.