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On Educators Lead, Jay Willis interviews some of today's most effective, engaging, innovative leaders in education. Dave Burgess, Amy Fadeji, George Couros, Dr. Jenny Grant Rankin, Joe Sanfilippo, Todd Nesloney, Kim Marshall, Peter DeWitt, Eric Sheninger, Theresa Stager, Dr. Robert Dillon, and Jon Corippo are just a few of the 80+ guests to date. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, superintendent, or someone who hopes to be a classroom, school, or district leader one day. @Educators_Lead offers inspiration and practical, actionable advice to help you lead more effectively. Guests share why and when they made the decision to move into leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.Educate. Inspire. Lead.http://www.educatorslead.com/

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On Educators Lead, Jay Willis interviews some of today's most effective, engaging, innovative leaders in education. Dave Burgess, Amy Fadeji, George Couros, Dr. Jenny Grant Rankin, Joe Sanfilippo, Todd Nesloney, Kim Marshall, Peter DeWitt, Eric Sheninger, Theresa Stager, Dr. Robert Dillon, and Jon Corippo are just a few of the 80+ guests to date. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, superintendent, or someone who hopes to be a classroom, school, or district leader one day. @Educators_Lead offers inspiration and practical, actionable advice to help you lead more effectively. Guests share why and when they made the decision to move into leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.Educate. Inspire. Lead.http://www.educatorslead.com/

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Awesome podcast!

By TiffanyB.22 - Apr 08 2019
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Every episode truly empowers educators & helps them become leaders.

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Excellent podcast, enjoy listening!

iTunes Ratings

99 Ratings
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98
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Awesome podcast!

By TiffanyB.22 - Apr 08 2019
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Every episode truly empowers educators & helps them become leaders.

@C_Trieste

By ctrieste - Jul 31 2017
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Excellent podcast, enjoy listening!
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Educators Lead with Jay Willis

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On Educators Lead, Jay Willis interviews some of today's most effective, engaging, innovative leaders in education. Dave Burgess, Amy Fadeji, George Couros, Dr. Jenny Grant Rankin, Joe Sanfilippo, Todd Nesloney, Kim Marshall, Peter DeWitt, Eric Sheninger, Theresa Stager, Dr. Robert Dillon, and Jon Corippo are just a few of the 80+ guests to date. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, superintendent, or someone who hopes to be a classroom, school, or district leader one day. @Educators_Lead offers inspiration and practical, actionable advice to help you lead more effectively. Guests share why and when they made the decision to move into leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.Educate. Inspire. Lead.http://www.educatorslead.com/

Rank #1: 74: Dave Burgess | Author of "Teach Like A PIRATE" | You Have A Moral Obligation To Share Your Most Effective Ideas With The Students And Teachers In Your School | CPR For Bored Students

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Dave Burgess is a former teacher and the co-author of P is for PIRATE and the New York Times Best Selling author of Teach Like a PIRATE which has been translated into 4 languages and has transformed classrooms all over the world. He is also a popular keynote speaker and professional development seminar leader known for his outrageously energetic style. In addition, Dave is the president of Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc. which is disrupting the traditional publishing industry with innovative books, author-friendly contracts, and creative marketing techniques.

FREEBIE ALERT: Visit educatorslead.com/piratefreebies and sign up for Dave’s email list to get 25 great “Teach Like a PIRATE” inspirational digital posters, videos, instructions, a free ebook, and much more.

Dave’s website: www.daveburgess.com

Follow Dave on Twitter at https://twitter.com/burgessdave

Dave’s Books on Amazon:

P is for PIRATE: http://www.amazon.com/P-PIRATE-Inspirational-ABCs-Educators/dp/0988217643

Teach Like a PIRATE: http://www.amazon.com/Teach-Like-Pirate-Engagement-Creativity/dp/0988217600

Other Books in the PIRATE Series on Amazon:

Play Like a PIRATE by Quinn Rollins: https://www.amazon.com/Play-Like-Pirate-Engage-Students-ebook/dp/B01C8XFVW8

Learn Like a PIRATE by Paul Solarz: http://www.amazon.com/Learn-Like-PIRATE-Students-Collaborate/dp/098821766X

EXPLORE Like a PIRATE by Michael Matera: http://www.amazon.com/Explore-Like-PIRATE-Gamification-Game-Inspired

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

www.educatorslead.com

Jun 01 2016

50mins

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Rank #2: 46: Eric Sheninger | Leadership Is About Taking Action, Not About Power, Position, Or Titles | Model Your Expectations

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About Eric Sheninger (from his website):
 
Eric is a Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE).  Prior to this he was the award-winning Principal at New Milford High School.  
 
Under his leadership his school became a globally recognized model for innovative practices.  Eric oversaw the successful implementation of several sustainable change initiatives that radically transformed the learning culture at his school while increasing achievement. 

His work focuses on leading and learning in the digital age as a model for moving schools and districts forward. This has led to the formation of the Pillars of Digital Leadership, a framework for all educators to initiate sustainable change to transform school cultures.  As a result Eric has emerged as an innovative leader, best selling author, and sought after speaker.  His main focus is purposeful integration of technology to facilitate student learning, improve communications with stakeholders, enhance public relations, create a positive brand presence, discover opportunity, transform learning spaces, and help educators grow professionally.

Eric has received numerous awards and acknowledgements for his work. He is a CDE Top 30 award recipient, Bammy Award winner, NASSP Digital Principal Award winnerPDK Emerging Leader Award recipient, winner of Learning Forward's Excellence in Professional Practice Award, Google Certified Innovator, Adobe Education Leader, and ASCD 2011 Conference Scholar.  He has authored and co-authored the following:    

He has also contributed on education for the Huffington Post, co-created the Edscape Conference, sits on the FEA Board of Directors, and was named to the NSBA "20 to Watch" list in 2010 for technology leadership. TIME Magazine also identified Eric as having one of the 140 Best Twitter Feeds in 2014.  He now presents and speaks nationally to assist other school leaders embrace and effectively utilize technology. His blog, A Principal's Reflections, was selected as Best School Administrator Blog in 2013 and 2011 by Edublogs. It was also recognized with an Editor’s Choice Content Award in 2014 by Smartbrief Education.

Eric began his career in education as a Science Teacher at Watchung Hills Regional High School where he taught a variety of subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Marine Biology, Ecology) and coached several sports (ice hockey, football, lacrosse). He then transitioned into the field of educational administration as an Athletic Director/Supervisor of Physical Education & Health and Vice Principal in the New Milford School District. During his administrative career he has served as District Affirmative Action Officer and was the president of the New Milford Administrator’s Association. During his tenure as high school principal he successfully implemented numerous initiatives including a new teacher evaluation system (McREL), Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), oversaw Common Core implementation, and initiated a new grading philosophy. Eric received his M.Ed. in Educational Administration from East Stroudsburg University, B.S. in Biology from Salisbury University, and his B.S. in Marine/Environmental Science from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

You can follow Eric Sheninger on Twitter: @E_Sheninger.

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

www.educatorslead.com

Mar 28 2016

41mins

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Rank #3: 68: Dr. Anthony Muhammad | Help Students At The First Sign Of Trouble | Galvanize Your Resources Through Motivation, Professional Development, and Modeling To Produce Productive, Healthy, Educated Students | Struggling Students Need Help, Not Pity

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Dr. Anthony Muhammad is one of the most sought after educational consultants in North America. He currently serves as the CEO of New Frontier 21 Consulting, a company dedicated to providing cutting-edge professional development to schools all over the world. Dr. Muhammad served in schools for over 20 years as a middle school teacher, assistant principal, middle school principal, and high school principal. His tenure as a practitioner has earned him several awards as both a teacher and a principal.

Dr. Muhammad is recognized as one of the field’s leading experts in the areas of school culture and organizational climate. His work has allowed him to work with schools in all 50 U.S. states, 10 Canadian provinces, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

Dr. Muhammad is a best-selling author of several books, including: Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap: Liberating Mindsets to Effect Change; The Will to Lead and the Skill to Teach; Transforming Schools at Every Level (2011); Transforming School Culture: How to Overcome Staff Division (2009); and a contributing author to the book The Collaborative Administrator: Working Together as a Professional Learning Community (2008). Anthony has also published 26 articles in education journals and publications in seven different countries.

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

www.educatorslead.com

May 18 2016

48mins

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Rank #4: 98: Bryan Harris | How To Be A Better Listener | Be Humble And Join Your Students And Teachers In The Journey Rather Than Trying To "Fix" Everything | Lend An Ear Before Lending A Hand | Battling Boredom

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Dr. Bryan Harris serves as the Director of Professional Development and Public Relations for the Casa Grande Elementary School District in Arizona. Having served in many roles in education – from a classroom teacher to a principal and now a central office leader – Bryan understands the challenges teachers and school leaders face as they strive to meet the needs of all students. Each year, he speaks to thousands of educators all over the country on the topics of student engagement, motivation, classroom management, and brain-based learning. He is author or coauthor of several books including the popular 2010 book Battling Boredom.

Bryan's website: http://www.bryan-harris.com/

Bryan's book, Battling Boredom on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Battling-Boredom-Strategies-Student-Engagement/dp/1596671661?_encoding=UTF8&tag=educlead-20

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

http://www.educatorslead.com

Jul 27 2016

1hr 8mins

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Rank #5: 128: Tom Hierck | How To Win Over Cynical Teachers | 7 Keys To A Positive Learning Environment | Celebrating Victories Validates The Value Of The Accomplishment And The Sacrifice It Took To Get There | Every Student Is A Success Story Waiting To Be Told

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Tom Hierck has been an educator since 1983 in a career that has spanned all grade levels and roles in public education. His experiences as a teacher, administrator, district leader, department of education project leader, and executive director have provided a unique context for his education philosophy.

Tom is a compelling presenter and author, infusing his message of hope with strategies culled from the real world. He understands that educators face unprecedented challenges and knows which strategies will best serve learning communities. Tom has presented to schools and districts across North America with a message of celebration for educators seeking to make a difference in the lives of students. His dynamic presentations explore the importance of positive learning environments and the role of assessment to improve student learning. His belief that “every student is a success story waiting to be told” has led him to work with teachers and administrators to create positive school cultures and build effective relationships that facilitate learning for all students.

Connect with Tom on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thierck

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

http://www.educatorslead.com

Jun 12 2017

1hr 10mins

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Rank #6: 57: Dr. Jenny Grant Rankin | Over-The-Counter Data Leads To Better Decision-Making | Lead With Your Heart | When Students Know You Care, They Will Make Your Job A Lot Easier

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TEDx speaker Dr. Jenny Grant Rankin teaches the Post-doctorate Masterclass at University of Cambridge in England, but she lives most of the year in California writing books for other educators. Dr. Rankin’s Ph.D. is in Education with a specialization in School Improvement Leadership. She journeyed from being an award-winning teacher, to a teacher on special assignment, to assistant principal, to district administrator, to chief education & research officer. She has authored 5 books for educators in 2016, including:

Standards for Reporting Data to Educators: What Educational Leaders Should Know and Demand (Routledge Focus)

How to Make Data Work: A Guide for Educational Leaders

Designing Data Reports that Work: A Guide for Creating Data Systems in Schools and Districts (Eye on Education Books)

Handbook of Research on Innovations in Information Retrieval, Analysis, and Management (Advances in Knowledge Acquisition, Transfer, and Management)

First Aid for Teacher Burnout: How You Can Find Peace and Success

Other Resources:

TED Talk: http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/Why-data-should-be-over-the-cou Books: http://www.amazon.com/author/jennyrankin

Recommended Books by Others: http://www.amazon.com/Lean-In-Women-Work-Will/dp/0385349947 and http://www.amazon.com/Yes-You-Can-Teachers-Students/dp/1452291713 and 

Website: www.overthecounterdata.com Over-the-Counter Data Standards (for reporting data to educators): www.overthecounterdata.com/s/OTCDStandards.pdf

Twitter (@OTCData): https://twitter.com/OTCData

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

www.educatorslead.com

Apr 22 2016

1hr 8mins

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Rank #7: 52: Spike Cook | Be Transparent | Be Visible | Model Relationship Building With Your Teachers So They Will Do The Same With Their Students

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Dr. Spike C. Cook is currently the principal at Lakeside Middle School and the former principal of RM Bacon Elementary School, both in Millville, NJ.  He is a life-long learner who enjoys collaborating with other educators throughout the world to improve teaching and learning.

Spike’s first book, Connected Leadership: It’s Just a Click Away, was released by Corwin Press in the fall of 2014. This book focuses on the need to be connected and practical steps necessary to make it a reality. Spike’s second book Breaking Out Of Isolation: Becoming a Connected School Leader was released in August of 2015. Spike wrote this book with Jessica Johnson and Theresa Stager about the isolation that plagues school leaders, and how to overcome it through social media.

You can connect with Spike on Twitter @drspikecook

Spike’s Blog: http://drspikecook.com/

Spike’s Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/principalpln/id911466521

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

www.educatorslead.com

Apr 11 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #8: 60: Catina Haugen | A Pig On The Playground! | Overcome Adversity And Negativity By Celebrating The Little Victories | Remember Why It's Worth It | Develop A Culture Of Optimism

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Catina is a lifelong learner who
models that for staff and students. She attends conferences and
trainings to sharper her skills and presents as well to share her
knowledge and techniques with others. She believes her PLN is her
greatest professional asset, other educators around the world who
push her to be her best, connect with students daily and challenge
the boundaries and traditions of education.

Catina's Blog: https://catinahaugen.wordpress.com/

Follow Catina on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/chaugen


About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast
created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership.
This show is for you if you are interested in educational
leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent,
teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day.
Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you
lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three
days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the
decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the
journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is
a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater
impact.

Educate. Inspire.
Lead.

www.educatorslead.com

Apr 29 2016

1hr 5mins

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Rank #9: 118: Jennifer Abrams | Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials: Why Can't We All Just Get Along? | Becoming Generationally Savvy | How To Prepare For Hard Conversations | Highly Effective Leaders And The Endless Quest For Clarity

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Jennifer Abrams spent over 20 years in the Palo Alto School District as a lead coach and is currently an author and international education and communications consultant for public and independent schools, hospitals, universities and non-profits. Jennifer trains and coaches teachers, administrators, nurses, hospital personnel, and others on new employee support, supervision, on working effectively with different generations, having hard conversations and effective collaboration skills. Jennifer has also been recognized as one of “18 Women All K-12 Educators Need to Know” by Education Week.

Connect with Jennifer on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jenniferabrams

Jennifer's website: http://jenniferabrams.com/

Jennifer's book Having Hard Conversations on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Having-Hard-Conversations-Jennifer-Abrams

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders weekly to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

http://www.educatorslead.com

Feb 13 2017

1hr 5mins

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Rank #10: 88: Kermit Ward | How To Overcome The Fear Of Public Speaking | Learn To Communicate Clearly So You Are Well Understood | How To Turn Around A Low-Performing School | Be Overprepared For Every Meeting

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Kermit Ward is entering his 21st year in education and is currently the principal of Connally High School. Kermit is going into his seventh year in Pflugerville ISD in Austin, TX. Kermit's first three years in Pflugerville were spent at the middle school, which was a low performing school at that time, and just two years later, Kermit led that school to achieve the maximum of 7 different distinctions. Kermit's work has now led him to another underachieving school, where he is currently working to create another success story. Kermit is a 1992 graduate of Baylor University with a degree in Accounting, a 2007 Master’s Graduate from Tarleton State University, and a second year doctoral student at the University of Texas at Austin.

“Principal’s Blog” by Kermit Ward: http://www.pfisd.net/domain/896

Kermit’s article in the Waco Tribune in regard to high-stakes testing: http://www.wacotrib.com/opinion/columns/guest_columns/kermit-ward-guest-columnist-high-stakes-testing-better-prepares-our/article_647b18e4-13fd-58a8-8ebf-2f2841bef490.html

An article in Statesman in regard to Kermit’s attitude toward growth, learning, and overcoming limiting beliefs: http://www.statesman.com/news/news/local/connally-high-principal-kermit-ward-remains-studen/nq6CT/

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

http://www.educatorslead.com

Jul 04 2016

43mins

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Rank #11: 129: Toni Cameron | People Trust You If They Know You Believe In Them | The Connection Between Math and Music | From Aspiring Concert Pianist To Educator | Origin And Highlights Of Agents Of Change: How Content Coaching Transforms Teaching

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Toni Cameron has worked as a mathematics educator and writer for the past twenty years and is currently the Director of Professional Development at Metamorphosis Teaching Learning Communities. In this capacity, she is responsible for coaching consultants and for developing all the elementary professional development offered by MTLC. Her recent publication, Agents of Change, How Content Coaching Transforms Teaching, co-authored with Lucy West, who I had the honor to interview back in episode 122, is used nationally as a tool to mentor coaches and other leaders. Toni is also working on a book on early childhood routines that will be published in 2017.

Toni has served as Co-Director with Cathy Fosnot of Mathematics in the City (MitC), a national center for professional development at City College of the City University New York.  As co-principal investigator of an NSF-funded project, she co-authored the fifteen facilitator-guides that were part of the Young Mathematicians at Work CD-ROMs. She and her colleagues cultivated an extraordinary capacity to develop student learning in the teachers they coached. In addition, she co-authored two units (“Games” and “Muffles’ Truffles”) in the curriculum, Contexts for Learning published by Heinemann. Ms. Cameron designed Collaborative Communities of Practice, a groundbreaking professional development model for New York City’s Department of Education. This model served as the foundation for the mathematics collaborative coaching community implemented by Toni in over 100 schools in collaboration with Carol Teague in Region 8 of New York. Toni continues to refine this practice in her Principal and Coaching Learning Communities at Metamorphosis. 

Together at Metamorphosis Teaching Learning Communities, Toni and Lucy and their team use content coaching as a vehicle to transform education in the US and abroad. Toni's passion is improving teaching so that all students can have access to the best education possible.

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

http://www.educatorslead.com

Jun 19 2017

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Rank #12: 93: Jeff Bradbury | Your Role As A Leader Is To Support Others In Learning Along With You, Not From You | Thriving With #EduTriplets | Life Balance While Being A Husband, Father, TEDx Speaker, Blogger, Podcaster, And #EduLeader | Believe In Others

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Jeff Bradbury is currently the Coordinator for Technology Integration for the Westwood Regional School District in New Jersey. Jeff is also the author of Kidblog: An Introduction to Blogging With Your Students, the creator of TeacherCast.net, TeacherCast University, and Educational Podcasting Today. He is an ASCD Emerging Leader, Google Certified Teacher, Google Education Trainer, PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator, Microsoft Innovative Educator, Microsoft Service Expert, TEDx speaker, writer, broadcaster, consultant and educational media specialist. In 2012, Jeff was recognized as one of top 50 educators using social media at the first ever Bammy Awards and has been nominated three times in the category of Innovator of the Year.

Connect with Jeff on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jeffbradbury and Check out Jeff's blog at http://jeffreybradbury.com/

Check out Teacher Cast at http://www.teachercast.net/ or on Twitter at https://twitter.com/teachercast

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

http://www.educatorslead.com

Jul 15 2016

59mins

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Rank #13: 124: Beth Russell | Learn How To Say What People Need To Hear In A Way That Resonates With Them | Differentiated School Leadership | How Travel Can Change Your Perspective On Education And Leadership

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Dr. Beth Russell has been in education for 28 years. Prior to entering the field of education, Beth was a social worker working with children on emotional and behavioral challenges in treatment foster care. Beth is the former principal of South View Middle School in a suburb of Minneapolis. She holds a BS in child development and family relations from Colorado State University, a master’s degree in social work from the University of Minnesota, and a doctorate in educational policy and administration from the University of Minnesota. Beth has worked in both urban and suburban school systems introducing type. Coauthor of Differentiated School Leadership and several articles for education publications, she views type theory as a vehicle for helping students self-advocate for how they learn best and helping teachers identify new strategies so that all students can learn. She has presented at NSDC, World Futures, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development), and National Urban Alliance conferences. She has participated in the National Institute for School Leadership, trained at the Institute for Learning at the University of Pittsburgh, and directed the Minneapolis Public Schools in implementing a comprehensive framework for teaching and learning. Beth volunteers as an assessor for the University of St. Thomas Principal Assessment Center and provides peer reviews for educational books for Free Spirit Publishing.

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders weekly to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

http://www.educatorslead.com

May 01 2017

1hr 3mins

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Rank #14: 64: Michael Watkins | Never Try To Take On The Leadership Personality Of Someone Else | Know Yourself And Lead From Within Through Your Beliefs

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Michael Watkins was born and raised in Oakland, California. He attended Cal State Hayward where he was awarded a B.A. in Psychology and teaching credentials in both History and Special Education. He also received a Master’s Degree in School Administration. Michael has over 45 years’ experience in education. He has held the positions of Learning Handicapped Program Specialist, Director of Special Education, Director of Alternative Education and is now the elected Santa Cruz County Superintendent of Schools, a position that he has held for nearly 10 years.

Michael has been recognized for his work in the community by both the Watsonville City Council and the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors. In addition, he has been recognized statewide by serving as the State President of the Juvenile Court and Community Alternative Schools Association and the President of the 58-county Superintendents Association. He was recently appointed by the California Senate Rules Committee to sit on the 5-member California Collaborative for Educational Excellence and the statewide Special Education Task Force. In addition he has served on a number of Boards of local non-profit agencies.

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

www.educatorslead.com

May 09 2016

53mins

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Rank #15: 61: Maya Woods-Cadiz | By Serving Your Teachers Well, You Are Serving Your Students Well | How To Overcome The Cynicism And Pessimism Of Others

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Maya Woods-Cadiz is a
Superintendent at American Indian Model Schools in Oakland,
California. Maya has nearly twenty years of experience in
education, as an Elementary Teacher, Principal and now
Superintendent. She lives in Oakland with her husband and has two
wonderful daughters. Maya's educational background consists of a
Masters of Education from UC Berkeley, a Superintendent Certificate
from the Association of California Schools Administrators, an
Administrator Credential, a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential,
and a Bachelor of Arts from California State University at Hayward
(East Bay). Maya has taught Curriculum and Instruction at the
graduate level for five years. She is very active in social
services and volunteers regularly to support the improvement of
society. Her life motto from her father is - “Everyone needs love”,
and she works daily to keep this as the focus of all she
does.

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast
created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership.
This show is for you if you are interested in educational
leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent,
teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day.
Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you
lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three
days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the
decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the
journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is
a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater
impact.

Educate. Inspire.
Lead.

www.educatorslead.com

May 02 2016

51mins

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Rank #16: 76: George Couros | Part 1 | How The Innovator's Mindset Can Transform Your School | You Cannot Change People, But You Can Create An Environment Where Change Can Happen | Knowledge Is The Springboard For Creativity And Innovation

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George Couros is the author of the highly acclaimed book, The Innovator’s Mindset, and the Division Principal of Innovative Teaching and Learning with Parkland School Division in Stony Plain, Alberta in Canada. He has worked with all levels in K-12 as a teacher, technology facilitator, and administrator. George is passionate about distributed leadership within his division, as well as music and the Los Angeles Lakers, and he believes the more well rounded we are as educators, the more our students will see us as real people that they can connect with in the classroom.

Connect with George Couros on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gcouros

George’s blog: http://georgecouros.ca/blog/

The Innovator’s Mindset book by George Couros: https://www.amazon.com/Innovators-Mindset-Empower-Learning-Creativity-ebook/dp/B016YTBZKO

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

www.educatorslead.com

Jun 06 2016

47mins

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Rank #17: 63: Annette Sweeney | Love What You Do And Do A Great Job | Provide A Clear Vision For Where You Want To Go And A System Of Support To Help Your Organization Get There

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Annette Sweeney is the Principal at Parkrose Middle School. She started her educational career teaching at a private school in Corvallis, Oregon before moving to the Portland area and being hired as a health and PE teacher at Parkrose Middle School. Annette was a teacher for 3 years before moving into the role of Dean of Students for a year and then became the Assistant Principal for 6 years. She has always loved working with students and particularly enjoys the diverse student body at Parkrose.

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hope to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders 3-days a week to discuss the point these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

www.educatorslead.com

May 06 2016

47mins

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Rank #18: 62: Kali Baird | Recognize And Identify Your Strengths And Give Yourself Some Credit For What You're Good At

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Kali Baird has been in education
for 23 years and is in her 2nd year of administration. She is
currently the Director of Education Technology for San Domenico
School
, California’s oldest independent school, spanning grades
K-12 with 640 students. Kali currently lives in the San Francisco
Bay area with her husband.

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast
created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership.
This show is for you if you are interested in educational
leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent,
teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day.
Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you
lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three
days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the
decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the
journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is
a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater
impact.

Educate. Inspire.
Lead.

www.educatorslead.com

May 04 2016

54mins

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Rank #19: 91: Paul Erickson | Lead Like You Taught In The Classroom | Stay True To Your Strengths And Make Them Even Stronger | Once You Become A School Leader, Use Those Great Things You Did To Engage Student Learning And Build Relationships To Do The Same With Yo

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Paul Erickson is a an elementary school principal in Buhler Schools in Hutchinson, KS. Paul is in his eighth year as a principal and in his 13th year in education. Quotes that summarize his philosophy on education and school leadership include..."A school's success starts and ends with culture and every kid needs an adult who is irrationally crazy about him/her." Paul feels honored to chat with listeners about his leadership journey as well as connect with you as fellow PLNers!

Paul's blog: https://visibleleadership.wordpress.com/

Connect with Paul on Twitter: https://twitter.com/principalpaul

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

http://www.educatorslead.com

Jul 11 2016

43mins

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Rank #20: 90: Kim Corbidge | Work Hard. Be Strong. Stay Humble. | Better Yourself For The Sake Of Your Students | How To Develop Teacher Leaders And Keep Them At Your School

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Kim Corbidge has spent the past 23 years as an educator where she spent the first 13 years teaching in Pennsylvania and the past 10 years teaching in Deleware. Kim has taught grades 2, 3, 4 and 5, was a Remediation Specialist and is now the newly appointed Assistant Principal at Richard Shields Elementary School in the Cape Henlopen School District in Lewes, Delaware.

About EducatorsLead:

Educators Lead is a podcast created to help launch educators into the next level of leadership. This show is for you if you are interested in educational leadership as an assistant principal, principal, superintendent, teacher or someone who hopes to be a school leader one day. Educators Lead offers inspiration and practical advice to help you lead more effectively. Jay Willis interviews school leaders three days a week to discuss why and when these educators made the decision to move into school leadership, challenges along the journey, and stories that made it all worthwhile. Educators Lead is a great resource for any educator looking to make a greater impact.

Educate. Inspire. Lead.

http://www.educatorslead.com

Jul 08 2016

43mins

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