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Monthly Archives: May 2018

From the Podcast: Using career centers to get ahead

Using career centers to get ahead, photo of high school students together in a lab

May 29, 2018

Discussing using career centers to get ahead with Alicia Mowry

In this episode, Carole speaks with Alicia Mowry from the Delaware Area Career Center in Ohio about using career centers to get ahead. The two discuss the best time to start visiting career centers, how to use career centers to get ahead and what’s changed in the past 40 years.

“We talk to a lot of parents and they want to know how to stand out on a college application,” Alicia explains.

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From the Podcast: Equity for small and rural schools

Equity for small and rural schools, colorful backpacks lying together in the grass

May 24, 2018

Discussing equity for small and rural schools with John Carder

In this episode of our podcast, Carole speaks with John Carder, Assistant Principal at Olentangy Liberty High School in Powell, Ohio and the Associate Director of the Ohio Small & Rural Collaborative. John talks about small town values, the advantages of smaller school districts, the power of small schools banding together and how organizations like OSRC can help gain equity for small and rural schools.

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From the Podcast: Schools need to be on Instagram

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May 15, 2018

Joel and Carole chat about why schools need to be on Instagram

In this episode, hosts Joel and Carole are back together to talk about their love of Instagram and why it’s the social media platform that deserves your attention. Schools need to be on Instagram, and they explain why.

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From the Podcast: Strategic planning for schools

Strategic planning for schools, photo of a group of people planning together

May 10, 2018

Discussing strategic planning for schools with Diane Egbers

Host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with Diane Egbers, the owner of Leadership Excelleration, Inc., about strategic planning for schools.

Diane founded the company 21 years ago with a passion for developing leaders, including administrative teams and boards of education.

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From the Podcast: Communicating with your community

Communicating with your community, photo of laptop and books in a school library

May 4, 2018

Discussing communicating with your community with Rich Hanson

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with Rich Hanson, District Administrator for the Almond-Bancroft School District in Wisconsin, about his experiences in working to get ballot initiatives passed. They discuss why town halls don’t always work, the importance of newsletters and social media in communicating with your community, as well as the one thing that Rich would change about public schools.

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