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The Next Class

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Education veterans Rob Birdsell and Rob Schnieders interview industry leaders about a wide range of topics related to the future of K-12 education.

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Education veterans Rob Birdsell and Rob Schnieders interview industry leaders about a wide range of topics related to the future of K-12 education.

iTunes Ratings

15 Ratings
Average Ratings
14
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Great Show!

By katiehanson4 - Jan 30 2020
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The interview with Jeb Bush was a great episode. I thoroughly enjoyed it and it was very informative!

Really smart and insightful

By Fitz L - Jan 21 2020
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Haven’t heard a perspective like this on Education!

iTunes Ratings

15 Ratings
Average Ratings
14
0
0
0
1

Great Show!

By katiehanson4 - Jan 30 2020
Read more
The interview with Jeb Bush was a great episode. I thoroughly enjoyed it and it was very informative!

Really smart and insightful

By Fitz L - Jan 21 2020
Read more
Haven’t heard a perspective like this on Education!
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The Next Class

Latest release on Aug 05, 2020

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Education veterans Rob Birdsell and Rob Schnieders interview industry leaders about a wide range of topics related to the future of K-12 education.

Rank #1: Episode 12: Online Teaching Strategies with Jennifer Henry

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In this week's episode of the Next Class, Jennifer Henry, Senior Vice President at 2U and social entrepreneur, shares her insights about online education, what schools could look like post-COVID-19, and how school leaders can set their schools up for success. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host Rob Schnieders. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

May 13 2020

50mins

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Rank #2: Episode 3: Youth Sports and Education (With Mark Morgan and Baer Fisher)

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Baer Fisher, Sporting Director at FC United Soccer Club and the head coach of the Loyola Academy Boys Varsity Team and Mark Morgan, Chief Financial Officer at Amerigo Education, join Rob to discuss the impact of high school sports on students, and how student athletics have changed over the years. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Jan 14 2020

47mins

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Rank #3: Episode 10: Leading in Crisis with Father Garanzini

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In this week's episode of the Next Class, Father Michael Garanzini, Former Chancellor, Loyola University Chicago, shares his advice for school administrators about leading in the the time of COVID-19. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Apr 15 2020

29mins

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Rank #4: Episode 11: Aspen Institute President and CEO Dan Porterfield

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In this week's episode of the Next Class, Dan Porterfield, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, shares his insights about the future of education through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Apr 29 2020

42mins

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Rank #5: Episode 8: Online Education with Craig Pines and Rob Schnieders

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This week, Craig Pines, Amerigo Education CEO, and Rob Schnieders, Amerigo's Chief Academic Officer, sit down with Rob and John to talk about their expensive experience in online education, how it began and how schools can be using technology to their advantage. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Mar 18 2020

40mins

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Rank #6: Episode 2: Alternative Pathways to Education (With Vince Krydynski and Dave Napier)

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This week, Rob and John are joined by Vince Krydynski, President of Marian Catholic High School, and David Napier, President and Chief Operating Officer of Amerigo Education, where they discuss alternative pathways to education. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Jan 14 2020

47mins

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Rank #7: Episode 7: Reinventing High School w/ Cristo Rey

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This week, Father John Foley, Cristo Rey Network's Chair Emeritus and Chief Mission Officer, and Elizabeth Goettl, Cristo Rey Network's President and CEO, sit down with Rob and John to discuss Cristo Rey's beginnings and how the organization reinvented the high school model. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Mar 04 2020

43mins

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Rank #8: Episode 5: Interview w/ Gov. Jeb Bush (Pt. 2)

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In Part 2/2 of this series, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, founder and chair of the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd), joins Rob to discuss the future of education, his advice for leaders, and the impact his mother, Barbara Bush, had on his love of learning. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Feb 04 2020

17mins

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Rank #9: Episode 6: International Education Models w/ Carmen Garrett Armistead and David Napier

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This week, Carmen Garrett Armistead, Head of School at St. Pius X High School, and David Napier, President and Chief Operating Officer of Amerigo Education, sit down with Rob to discuss the lessons they've learned during their time working in international education, and what the future may hold. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Feb 19 2020

44mins

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Rank #10: Episode 9: Teaching Online with Rob Schnieders

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In this week's episode of the Next Class, Rob Schnieders, Amerigo's Chief Academic Officer and an online learning expert, shares his top tips for educators who have moved to online learning in the wake of COVID-19. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Apr 01 2020

28mins

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Episode 17: Getting In Touch With Your Shadow Self with Jim McNeish

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Jim McNeish - Executive Coach of Quaich, an organization that creates new ways to build executive teams and develop leaders -  joins Rob and Rob to discuss how leaders can get in touch with their Shadow Selves and continue to lead in these uncertain times. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and Rob Schnieders. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Aug 05 2020

33mins

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Episode 16: Preparing for the School Year With Steven Guttentag

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Steven Guttentag, CEO of Reading Plus and Co-Founder of Connections Academy, joins Rob and Rob to discuss how teachers and students can best prepare for the new school year. Reading Plus is an adaptive literacy intervention that helps students develop the skills they need to be successful readers. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and Rob Schnieders. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Jul 16 2020

33mins

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Episode 15: Building a More Equitable Future With Tim Knowles

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Tim Knowles, Founder and Managing Partner of The Academy Group, discusses how to build a more prosperous and equitable future for all. The Academy Group is an organization that unlocks opportunity for young people from the nation’s most resilient communities to realize their full potential.

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and Rob Schnieders. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Jun 24 2020

43mins

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Episode 14: Creating a Network of Catholic Schools with Jill Kafka

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Jill Kafka, Executive Director of Partnership Schools in New York, shares what she learned from scaling an innovative network of Catholic schools, and how private schools make a difference in the lives of their students and families. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host Rob Schnieders. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Jun 10 2020

34mins

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Episode 13: Connecting Digitally with Colleen McFarland

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Colleen McFarland, Change Management leader for Beam Suntory and author of "Disconnected" shares her insights on how leaders can connect better digitally with their younger employees and, in doing so, welcome and support them.

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host Rob Schnieders. 

Check out Colleen's book - "Disconnected: How to Use People Data to Deliver Realness, Meaning and Belonging at Work" here: https://www.amazon.com/Disconnected-Deliver-Realness-Meaning-Belonging-ebook/dp/B086WT3TTC

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

May 27 2020

43mins

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Episode 12: Online Teaching Strategies with Jennifer Henry

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In this week's episode of the Next Class, Jennifer Henry, Senior Vice President at 2U and social entrepreneur, shares her insights about online education, what schools could look like post-COVID-19, and how school leaders can set their schools up for success. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host Rob Schnieders. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

May 13 2020

50mins

Play

Episode 11: Aspen Institute President and CEO Dan Porterfield

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Read more

In this week's episode of the Next Class, Dan Porterfield, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, shares his insights about the future of education through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Apr 29 2020

42mins

Play

Episode 10: Leading in Crisis with Father Garanzini

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In this week's episode of the Next Class, Father Michael Garanzini, Former Chancellor, Loyola University Chicago, shares his advice for school administrators about leading in the the time of COVID-19. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Apr 15 2020

29mins

Play

Episode 9: Teaching Online with Rob Schnieders

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In this week's episode of the Next Class, Rob Schnieders, Amerigo's Chief Academic Officer and an online learning expert, shares his top tips for educators who have moved to online learning in the wake of COVID-19. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Apr 01 2020

28mins

Play

Episode 8: Online Education with Craig Pines and Rob Schnieders

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Read more

This week, Craig Pines, Amerigo Education CEO, and Rob Schnieders, Amerigo's Chief Academic Officer, sit down with Rob and John to talk about their expensive experience in online education, how it began and how schools can be using technology to their advantage. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Mar 18 2020

40mins

Play

Episode 7: Reinventing High School w/ Cristo Rey

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This week, Father John Foley, Cristo Rey Network's Chair Emeritus and Chief Mission Officer, and Elizabeth Goettl, Cristo Rey Network's President and CEO, sit down with Rob and John to discuss Cristo Rey's beginnings and how the organization reinvented the high school model. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Mar 04 2020

43mins

Play

Episode 6: International Education Models w/ Carmen Garrett Armistead and David Napier

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This week, Carmen Garrett Armistead, Head of School at St. Pius X High School, and David Napier, President and Chief Operating Officer of Amerigo Education, sit down with Rob to discuss the lessons they've learned during their time working in international education, and what the future may hold. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Feb 19 2020

44mins

Play

Episode 5: Interview w/ Gov. Jeb Bush (Pt. 2)

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In Part 2/2 of this series, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, founder and chair of the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd), joins Rob to discuss the future of education, his advice for leaders, and the impact his mother, Barbara Bush, had on his love of learning. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Feb 04 2020

17mins

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Episode 4: Interview w/ Gov. Jeb Bush (Pt. 1)

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, founder and chair of the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd), joins Rob to discuss leadership, the future of education and why he's drawn to the issue of education. Part 1 of a 2 part series. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Jan 29 2020

31mins

Play

Episode 3: Youth Sports and Education (With Mark Morgan and Baer Fisher)

Podcast cover
Read more

Baer Fisher, Sporting Director at FC United Soccer Club and the head coach of the Loyola Academy Boys Varsity Team and Mark Morgan, Chief Financial Officer at Amerigo Education, join Rob to discuss the impact of high school sports on students, and how student athletics have changed over the years. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Jan 14 2020

47mins

Play

Episode 2: Alternative Pathways to Education (With Vince Krydynski and Dave Napier)

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This week, Rob and John are joined by Vince Krydynski, President of Marian Catholic High School, and David Napier, President and Chief Operating Officer of Amerigo Education, where they discuss alternative pathways to education. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Jan 14 2020

47mins

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Episode 1: College Admissions Scandal (With Rob Schnieders)

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This week, Rob Schnieders - Chief Academic Officer at Amerigo Education - joins Rob and John to talk about Operation Varsity Blues, the college admissions scandal that's impacted University of Southern California, Stanford University and more. 

The Next Class is hosted by Rob Birdsell and his co-host John Lanctot. 

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The Next Class is sponsored by Amerigo Education. For more information about Amerigo, visit their website at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Jan 14 2020

32mins

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The Next Class Trailer

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Join education expert Rob Birdsell and co-host John Lancot every other Wednesday as they interview industry leaders about a wide range of topics related to the future of K-12 education.

Sponsored by Amerigo Education. Learn more about Amerigo at http://www.amerigoeducation.com.

Jan 02 2020

2mins

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iTunes Ratings

15 Ratings
Average Ratings
14
0
0
0
1

Great Show!

By katiehanson4 - Jan 30 2020
Read more
The interview with Jeb Bush was a great episode. I thoroughly enjoyed it and it was very informative!

Really smart and insightful

By Fitz L - Jan 21 2020
Read more
Haven’t heard a perspective like this on Education!