Episode 145: How superintendents get to know their communities

How superintendents get to know their communities

September 3, 2019 | Leadership
GUEST: Kirk Koennecke

“Your job as a superintendent is to be a fearless cheerleader and public advocate for what your district is about,” Kirk says.

Episode 144: Agile Leadership with Diane Egbers

Agile Leadership with Diane Egbers

August 28, 2019, 2019 | Leadership
GUEST: Diane Egbers

“Part of this idea with Agile Leadership is that it’s important to leverage the best from every generation and their unique voices,” Diane says.

Episode 143: Fresh, local foods that students actually eat

Fresh, local foods that students actually eat

July 2, 2019 | Small & Rural Schools
GUESTS: Jay Clark and Brianna Reinhard

“The excuse always is that kids aren’t going to like certain foods, they’re not going to like fresh produce,” Jay says. “I think we’ve found that to be almost the opposite.”

Episode 142: The Big Blue Bus of Washington Court House

The Big Blue Bus of Washington Court House

June 5, 2019 | Community Engagement
GUEST: Tom Bailey

“It’s just been a wonderful addition to our community,” Tom says. “The community response has been overwhelmingly positive.”

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."