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Opening school during a pandemic

Host Joel Gagne talks with Dr. Matthew Montgomery, Superintendent at Revere Local Schools, about opening school during a pandemic

Revere Local Schools are fully open and has been for a few weeks, unlike their counterpart whom we heard from last week on our podcast featuring Olmsted Falls City Schools, which is fully remote. Joel and Dr. Montgomery, Superintendent of

Vocational education during the pandemic

Host Joel Gagne discusses vocational education during the pandemic with Chris McCully, Superintendent at EHOVE Career Center

In today’s episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne is joined by Chris McCully, Superintendent of EHOVE Career Center. They discuss how vocational education during the pandemic has needed to change.

EHOVE Career Center is just south of Sandusky, Ohio, in northwest Ohio, and they service 16 school […]

How the pandemic is affecting public education

Host Joel Gagne discusses how the pandemic is affecting public education with Dr. Jim Lloyd, Superintendent of Olmsted Falls City Schools

In today’s episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne is joined by Dr. Jim Lloyd, Superintendent of Olmsted Falls City Schools. The two discuss how Olmsted Falls City Schools is handling the COVID-19 crisis and how the pandemic is affecting public education.

Olmsted Falls City Schools’ story is unique because their district is fully […]

School district social media and school staff

As we face times in our country of increasing complexity around several social issues, we want to bring to your attention the need to be vigilant about reminding your staff of the importance of adhering to social media guidelines for both school and district employees.

While all of us are mindful of our online presence, a few critical reminders may benefit all district employees and help ensure their online activity reflects the Licensure Code of Professional Conduct provided by the ODE. Here are a few main points from the ODE’s #ABConduct – Tip Sheet 1 […]

Prepping for a school year amid uncertainty

Hosts Carole Dorn-Bell and Joel Gagne explain four focus areas to consider while planning for a school year amid uncertainty

Carole Dorn-Bell and Joel Gagne […]

From the podcast: Agile leadership in uncertain times

Frequent guest Diane Egbers joins Carole Dorn-Bell to discuss the importance of agile leadership in uncertain times, like the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Host Carole Dorn-Bell welcomes frequent podcast guest Diane Egbers of

The looming fiscal crisis for schools: Four ways to talk with your community about finances

How can schools position themselves for effective communication with the looming fiscal crisis? 

This is our second episode in a 2-part series on the looming fiscal crisis for schools. In the first episode, Joel Gagne and Carole Dorn-Bell discussed what school districts could learn […]

The looming fiscal crisis for schools: Four takeaways from the 2008 recession

What can we learn from the 2008 recession and how can we apply the lessons to today’s looming fiscal crisis for schools?

This episode of our podcast is the first in a 2-part series during which Joel Gagne and Carole Dorn-Bell discuss the looming fiscal crisis for schools.

Joel and Carole discuss how to best prepare for the looming fiscal crisis and what we can learn […]

Copyrights and social media…What to keep in mind as you post

As you prepare for virtual graduations and other programs, we want to bring to your attention the need to be vigilant about reminding your staff about the importance of adhering to copyright laws. 

While all of us are always mindful of this, in this increasingly virtual COVID-19 environment we are seeing three things are occurring:

  1. There is an increase in the use of videos and other content (and often music associated) online.

  2. There is an increase of violations that are being flagged and found by social media platforms.

  3. There is an increase in the […]

From the Podcast: COVID-19 and what’s ahead with communication

Joel and Carole discuss COVID-19 and what’s ahead with communication for school districts during the coronavirus pandemic

In this episode, hosts Carole Dorn-Bell and Joel Gagne talk about COVID-19 and what’s ahead with communication. 

They start out by discussing a holistic communication strategy. Social media metrics are through the roof as people are living online. Regardless of what’s happening, it remains true that you have to have a lot of tools in the tool box […]

April 21, 2020|Categories: Leadership|Tags: , , |

From the Podcast: COVID-19 and communication right now

In the latest episode of our podcast, Joel and Carole discuss COVID-19 and communication and how the pandemic is affecting schools

In this episode, hosts Carole Dorn-Bell and Joel Gagne discuss how schools are coping with the coronavirus.

Things are changing extremely quickly in this fluid situation and it’s difficult to plan ahead.

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April 20, 2020|Categories: Leadership|Tags: , , |
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