Episode 81: Sharing stories to engage with the community

Sharing stories to engage with the community

Dec 11, 2017 | Community Engagement
GUEST: Lynda Tran

“I think first and foremost school systems and individual schools need to be thinking about how they’re highlighting successes that they’ve had,” Lynda says.

Episode 80: The Energy Bus School

The Energy Bus School

Dec 7, 2017 | Leadership
GUESTS: Franco Gallo, Maura Neville and Jake Alferio

“It really truly transforms your culture because it develops positive relationships within not just the staff and students, but the community as well,” Maura says.

Episode 79: Effects of poverty on learning

Effects of poverty on learning

GUEST: Keith Kline

“If we don’t take care of our kids and the needs that they’re bringing to us, we’re not going to be able to be where we want to be academically,” Keith says.

Episode 78: Podcasting in public schools

Podcasting in public schools

Nov 30, 2017 | Communications
GUEST: Nick Jaworski

“If you can hear directly from children, and hear their passion, and hear how smart they are, and hear how creative they are, then you’re going to be making good stuff,” Nick says.

We highlight and investigate success stories in school communications campaigns. Through interviews with today’s educaitonal and communication leaders address the issues, obstacles and best practices of communicating with your community in today's all-access social media-driven world.

The Important Correlation between Poverty & Achievement

The Important Correlation between Poverty & Achievement

Feb 20, 2017
GUEST: Dr. Walter Tschinkel

"To ignore the link [between performance and...] poverty is to beg for failure in any successful use of this testing system."

Episode 40: 7 Leadership Lessons

7 Leadership Lessons

Oct 25, 2016
GUEST: Dr. Neil Gupta

“The belief is not about me. The building is not about me. It’s about the culture of the community, the district… Begin with the end in mind.”

Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the Classroom

Aug 8, 2016
GUEST: Vicki Davis

"I believe our biggest problem with technology actually starts in our minds. Our minds our the greatest software ever invented and we need to program it for excellence."

Don't Hunker in Your Bunker: Crisis Communication

Don't Hunker in Your Bunker: Crisis Communication

Sept 19, 2016
GUEST: Dr. Joe Clark

"Nobody has ever complained to me that we've given too much communication. [...] My belief is that you shouldn't try to hide anything or make anything appear what it is not. Whatever we are going to do we are going to send out factual information."