Kirk Koennecke, the new superintendent for Indian Hill Schools near Cincinnati, Ohio, joins host Carole Dorn-Bell to discuss how superintendents get to know their communities when they’re new to the job.
Kirk brings a wealth of experience to the role, having served as a superintendent elsewhere, and offers advice on communication strategies for superintendents as well as potential pitfalls to avoid.
In this first episode of our series Being an Agile Leader in Today’s Education Market, we cover the topic of Adventure.
In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Carole Dorn-Bell and recurring guest Diane Egbers, of Leadership Excelleration (LEI), discuss recent changes to the Ohio Department of Education’s strategic plan.
The Ohio Department of Education introduced a new five-year plan that puts less emphasis on test scores to cater to each individual student. The new plan will shift away from the traditional academic measures of success and instead focus on helping students succeed after graduating high school.
Host Carole Dorn-Bell talks with Diane Egbers, founder and CEO of Leadership Excelleration (LEI) and co-author of The Ascending Leader. Carole kicks off the conversation by asking about the culture transformation Diane is seeing in education in relation to alignment.
Authenticity is the subject of this second episode in our three-part series, The Triple A’s to Nurture Educators: Advocacy, Authenticity and Alignment. Host Carole Dorn-Bell is joined once again by Diane Egbers of Leadership Excelleration (LEI) and co-author of The Ascending Leader.
Carole asks how advocacy, the first topic in the series, works with authenticity. Diane says a key role for superintendents is to create a sense of community around their schools—and one of the ways to accomplish that is through authentic behavior.
We’re launching a series of podcast themes that we are calling The Triple A’s of Nurturing Educators: Advocacy, Authenticity and Alignment.
Today’s episode features a conversation with host Joel Gagne and Carolyne Albert-Garvey. Carolyne was the reason that Joel’s family moved to DC as they wanted their kids to attend Maury Elementary School in the District of Columbia Public Schools. Joel and his wife had one meeting with her and knew she was the right principal. In this episode, Joel and Carolyne discuss adjusting to changes in urban schools, from demographics to funding.