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From the Podcast: Educational leadership

Group of teachers discussing how to be great leaders

March 27, 2017

This week, Joel Gagne is joined by Dr. Phillip Price, retired superintendent and Executive Director of the Midwest Suburban Superintendent’s Association.

In analyzing strong educational leadership, Dr. Price says he looks to see what an individual was like as a teacher.

“I think it’s extremely helpful, because you understand what’s going on in the classroom,” he says. “Not just observe it, but understand.”

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From the Podcast: The importance of the treasurer

Jar of money with blurred background

March 20, 2017

This week, host Carole Dorn-Bell is joined by Chris Mohr, of K-12 Consulting in Columbus. Mohr shares thoughts on one of the most important positions within every school district – treasurer, also known as Chief Financial Officer.

Mohr talks about how treasurers get licensed, their job duties – and how those have changed – and how school districts hire for the position.

Any treasurer search starts with a set of traits the board is looking for in a person.

The top characteristics, Mohr says, include: Communication skills, financial leadership skills, approachability and ability to work as a team with the superintendent and board of education.

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From the Podcast: Learning to be an educational leader

Black teacher standing near lockers in school

March 13, 2017

In this episode, Joel Gagne speaks with Dorie Clark, marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and author of the books Stand Out and Reinventing You.

Clark brings her experience as a branding and communications expert and applies it to the challenges facing school administrators.

Optics, she says, are important in being an educational leader: You want to be a leader that both listens and is willing to take charge.

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From the Podcast: How to navigate the changes in education since the election

American flag in front of school chalkboard

March 6, 2017

This week, hosts Carole Dorn-Bell and Joel Gagne talk about what’s changing and how local school districts can help drive the conversation.

The rhetoric lately around public schools, they note, has been negative.

Under the new presidential administration in Washington, D.C., Gagne says, schools have the opportunity to “take the fight local,” to say, we bring value to the community and we’re irreplaceable.

School districts can say whatever happens nationally, here’s what we’re going to focus on. Essentially, the best defense is a good offense.

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From the Podcast: How to Support Transgender Students in our Schools

February 28, 2017

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From the Podcast: Expanding Sign Language in Our Schools

February 21, 2017

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From the Podcast: How To Spot A Great School At A Glance

January 18, 2017

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From the Podcast: The Benefits of Community College

December 16, 2016

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From the Podcast: Don’t Hunker in Your Bunker

September 19, 2016

We’ve talked time and time again about the key component of crisis communication is to already have a communications plan in place and a good relationship with your community so they’ll trust you when an emergency hits. This week we’re talking with Dr. Joe Clark, Superintendent of Nordonia Schools in Northfield, Ohio, about leadership and communications when a crisis hits.

@DrJoeClark

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From the Podcast: Building a “Crowdstruction” Movement

September 13, 2016

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