How to Improve Parental Involvement in Schools

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In today’s post I discuss, “How to improve parent involvement in schools.” Most of my experience in education has been at the middle and high school level. It seems as kids age parents become less active or engaged in school events. Is this necessarily true?  Some elementary schools definitely struggle to get parents to attend school […]

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Dan Kreiness: Leading without Labels

Dan Kreiness joins me on the show

Dan Kreiness is a middle school instructional coach in Derby, Connecticut. Before acquiring this position in the fall of 2015, Dan helped create the intervention program at Derby Middle School as the Reading Interventionist. Dan began his teaching career by spending nearly eight years in the New York City Department of Education as an eighth […]

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Stefanie Frank: Micromovement and Microprogress

Stefanie Frank joins me on the Show

Stefanie Frank is graduate degree from New York University, and fieldwork at the NYU Phelps Lab for Neuroscience Research, NYU Institute for Prevention Science, and Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine focused on the cross-section of neuroscience, resilience and social justice. She combines a decade plus of counseling and teaching in schools and organizations across the […]

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Corey Christman: Military secrets for making school safer

Corey Christman Joins me on the show

Mr Corey M. Christman serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Vethos, LLC – a Human Capital Leadership and executive strategy firm.  He’s a retired Supervisory Special Agent, United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations and a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Since retiring in 2012, he’s worked within the veteran advocacy space and […]

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Patty Alper: Teach to Work: A Project Based Mentorship Program

Patty Alper Joins me on the Show

Patty Alper is a board member of both the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and US2020, the White House initiative to build mentorship in STEM careers. Drawn from her 15 years of mentoring inner-city high-school students, her proven Project Based Mentorship model provides an intuitive and scalable way to transform education inside high schools, community colleges, universities, and after-school programs. She is […]

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Missy Emler: 3 Circles of Modern Learners

Melissa Emler Joins me on the Show

Missy Emler is the Director of Innovation at a regional service agency in Wisconsin and the Educational Administration Program Coordinator at the University Wisconsin-Platteville. When engaging in conversations with Missy, her energy and enthusiasm for learning are contagious. She is a relentless advocate for school leaders and their learning needs as they maneuver their way […]

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Phillip Carson: Living an Optimal Life

Phil Carson joins me on the show

Phillip Carson, the Director of Pharmacy services for Priority Care and President of Carson Natural Health, LLC is a Pharmacist who thinks outside the box of traditional medicine. He believes in helping people find natural alternatives and integrative medicine solutions to their health problems.  He is committed to leading people to finding the root cause of […]

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Adam Welcome: Be Awesome for Kids

Adam Welcome joins me on the show.

Adam Welcome is currently a Director of Innovation and Technology, and former Elementary Principal for six years. Adam also taught elementary school for seven years and set up one of the first GAFE domains in his county. Adam was Principal of the Year for his ACSA region, a 20 To Watch for the National School Board Association, guest blogger for EdWeek, […]

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Jamie Poskin: Using machine learning to superpower teachers

Jamie Poskin Joins me on the Show

TeachFX uses machine learning to superpower teachers’ work by providing them with automated feedback on the discussions that are happening in their classrooms.   TeachFX was founded by Jamie Poskin, a former English and math teacher, tech entrepreneur, experimental theater director, and a recent graduate of Stanford’s MBA and MA in Education programs.  Jamie Poskin Show Highlights […]

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Betsy Burris: Creating a Supportive Environment for Students and Staff

Betsy Burris joins me on the show.

Betsy Burris has been a teacher over the past 35 years, teacher educator, program designer, educational administrator, educational consultant, and psychotherapist. She currently combine her skills as an educator and psychotherapist to offer teachers and administrators support in making sense of the emotional and relational data that floods their classrooms. She has written a book […]

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