Episode 109: We do not have metal or mental detectors at our schools

We do not have metal or mental detectors at our schools

GUEST: Dr. Jim Lloyd

“There isn’t a metal detector or a mental detector in the world that could identify the kinds of things that students are walking in with,” Dr. Lloyd says.

Episode 104: Public schools and revitalization

Public schools and revitalization

GUEST: Jennifer Kime

“Communities and schools are interrelated,” Jennifer says. “One of the things that nobody does really, really well… is really approach those in a joint way, cohesively.”

Episode 107: Create a new school climate

Create a new school climate

GUEST: Dan Leffingwell

“It’s important, actually, that you fail,” Dan says. “It’s something you grow from.”

Episode 105: National School Walkout: Five students discuss why they walked out

National School Walkout: Five students discuss why they walked out

GUESTS: New Albany Plain Public Schools Students

“I think we all agreed on the fact that we need change in our society,” the student says. “We wanted to make a difference and make a change, use our voices and make our statements heard.”

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."