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From the Podcast: How poverty affects learning

Woman at chalkboard with male student, podcast about how poverty affects learning

December 6, 2017

Discussing how poverty affects learning with Superintendent Keith Kline

Host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with Superintendent Keith Kline of West Clermont Local Schools about how poverty affects learning. The two discuss the steps that West Clermont School District is taking to fight the impact of poverty on learning.

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From the Podcast: Podcasting in schools

Woman listening to a podcast about podcasting in schools

December 1, 2017

Discussing podcasting in schools with Nick Jaworski of Podcast Monster

Host Joel Gagne speaks with Nick Jaworski of podcastmonster.com about podcasting in public schools. Nick is a former music teacher and current podcast producer, and the two discuss how public schools can use podcast to effectively communicate with their communities.

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From the Podcast: Communication strategies for schools

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November 29, 2017

Discussing communication strategies for schools with Dr. Ray Lechner

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with Dr. Ray Lechner, superintendent of Wilmette Public Schools (District 39), about good communication strategies for schools. Wilmette is consistently one of the best school districts in Illinois, and Dr. Ray attributes that to their communication strategies as well as a focus on every child.

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From the Podcast: Live streaming and using social media

Live streaming and using social media on the We Love Schools podcast

November 29, 2017

Discussing live streaming and using social media with Tate Skinner

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with Tate Skinner, secretary of the Ohio Small & Rural Collaborative and assistant principal of Minford High School. The two discuss how live streaming and using social media can improve access to students, parents and community members.

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From the Podcast: School advocacy

Group advocating for schools, featured image for a post on school advocacy with former congressman Mike Ward

November 22, 2017

Discussing school advocacy with former Kentucky Congressman Mike Ward

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with former Kentucky Congressman Mike Ward about school advocacy. The two chat about how important it is to effectively communicate with elected officials about school districts as well as how schools can share their stories better.

“Public schools are what America is all about,” Ward says. “The only way to help young people and to help families is to get them a better education.”

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From the Podcast: Mental health in schools

Boy sitting on steps at school, sad, blog post about mental health in schools

November 21, 2017

Discussing mental health in schools with Behavioral Health Specialist CJ Soliday

In today’s episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Carole Dorn-Bell talks with CJ Soliday, a Behavioral Health Specialist of the Delaware Area Career Center. Dorn-Bell recently heard Soliday speak about her role with the DACC and how she helps students navigate mental health in schools.

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From the Podcast: Seeking out community resources

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November 13, 2017

Coping with stress: Seeking out community resources

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with Sue Hanson of HelpLine of Delaware and Morrow Counties. Dorn-Bell and Hanson discussing seeking out community resources to help cope with stress. Especially with the holidays approaching, now is a great time to visit the community resources available to those who may need help.

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From the Podcast: Educational service centers

Photo of teacher with students at an educational service center in Ohio

November 13, 2017

Educational service centers: Saving school districts money through shared services

In today’s episode of We Love Schools, host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with Dr. Daniel Kaffenbarger, the superintendent of the Madison-Champaign Educational Service Center in Ohio. Dorn-Bell and Dr. Kaffenbarger discuss ESCs, or educational service centers, and the important role that they play in Ohio today.

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From the Podcast: Rethinking the public school experience

Male teacher with a young male student using a digital tablet, related to the We Love Schools podcast on rethinking public schools

November 6, 2017

Moving Beyond the Classroom Walls: Rethinking Public School

In the latest episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with Dr. Dave Palzet, superintendent of Pleasantdale Elementary District 107 in Illinois. Gagne and Dr. Palzet discuss how educators are moving beyond classroom walls and rethinking public school.

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From the Podcast: Public schools and politics

Photo of a row between two rows of desks, a thumbnail for the We Love Schools podcast about public schools and politics

November 6, 2017

The intersection of public schools and politics

In the latest episode of We Love Schools, host Joel Gagne speaks with Eric Waldo, who was the Chief of Staff for President Obama’s Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, about public schools and politics. Waldo was the Executive Director for Reach Higher, an initiative started by Michelle Obama, and he is now the Executive Vice President for Education at Civic Nation.

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