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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Developing work ethic in students today

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November 19, 2019

Joel Gagne and Dennis Blatt of Washington County Career Center discuss the importance of developing work ethic in students today

In this episode, host Joel Gagne is joined by Dennis Blatt, Superintendent of the Washington County Career Center in Marietta, Ohio.

Joel and Dennis talk about work ethic, why employers are putting a premium on it, and how the Washington County Career Center cultivates it.

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From the Podcast: Career Technical Education and what parents need to know

Young woman working on a robot at a career technical education center

November 5, 2019

In this episode, host Joel Gagne is joined by Greg Edinger, Superintendent of the Vanguard Sentinel Career and Technology Center in Fremont, Ohio.

Joel and Greg discuss what parents need to know about career technical education, which is not what it used to be.

Greg describes career tech 50 years ago as a vastly different experience. The goal back then was to train for a lifetime vocation, and academics were not really emphasized. The majority of the programs that existed revolved around agriculture, especially in northwest Ohio, where Vanguard Sentinel is located. Vocational education was generally intended for students who did not go to college.

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From the Podcast: Agile Leadership: Orchestrate (Part 3)

Young woman and older woman working together at a computer

November 1, 2019

In the third installment in our series on Agile Leadership with Diane Egbers, Carole and Diane chat about the importance of being able to orchestrate as an agile leader

This exciting episode is the final installment of the Agile Leadership Series with Diane Egbers of Leadership Excelleration.

The previous two episodes covered the Adventure and Empower components of Agile Leadership. In this episode, host Carole Dorn-Bell and Diane close out the series with a discussion on the final component: Orchestrate.

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