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Monthly Archives: January 2018

From the Podcast: Being a child with a superintendent parent

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January 29, 2018

Discussing being a child with a superintendent parent with Lindsey Imhoff

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with Lindsey Imhoff, whose father Paul Imhoff serves as superintendent at Upper Arlington Schools near Columbus, Ohio. The two chat about being a child with a superintendent parent.

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From the Podcast: Navigating technology in schools

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January 25, 2018

Discussing navigating technology in schools with Dr. John Marschhausen

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with Dr. John Marschhausen, superintendent of Hilliard City Schools, about navigating technology in schools and how to “challenge everything.”

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From the Podcast: Addressing poverty in schools

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January 25, 2018

Addressing poverty in schools with Luke Shaefer

We Love Schools host Joel Gagne speaks with Luke Shaefer, Professor of Public Policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, about addressing poverty in schools. The two discuss what can be done to help all children reach their full potential.

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From the Podcast: Technology in schools

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January 12, 2018

Discussing technology in schools with Shawn Morris

Host Joel Gagne speaks with Shawn Morris, 19-year veteran science teacher at Hilliard Darby High School. Shawn and Joel discuss technology in schools and how it has changed over the last several decades.

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From the Podcast: Music education in schools

Music education in schools and its value, two girls smiling while playing instruments

January 9, 2018

Discussing the value of music education in schools with Nick Jaworski

We Love Schools host Joel Gagne speaks with Nick Jaworski, former music teacher and current podcaster, about music education in schools and its value. The two discuss the benefit of both music education and the arts as well as the right and wrong ways to make the case for music and arts in schools.

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From the Podcast: How to market a school in a small district

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January 5, 2018

Discussing how to market a school in a small district with Dan Parent

Our podcast host Joel Gagne speaks with Dan Parent, the superintendent of Danbury Local Schools, about how to market a school in a small district. Danbury Local Schools is a small school district in northwest Ohio, and the two discuss the district’s rebranding efforts to share the message that Danbury Local Schools is the “best kept secret in northwest Ohio.

Joel also chats with Amanda Morris about the strategy that went into the Danbury Local Schools rebranding efforts and how it will continue to grow.

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From the Podcast: The value of local control of schools

Photo of empty chairs in a room representing the value of local control of schools

January 2, 2018

Discussing the value of local control of schools with Richard Lewis

Host Joel Gagne speaks with Richard Lewis, the executive director of the Ohio School Boards Association, about the value of local control of schools. The two chat about outside organizations that support school districts, the impact of social media in schools and more.

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