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From the Podcast: The Triple A’s to nurture educators: Authenticity

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March 8, 2019

Discussing how create a sense of community around schools with authenticity

Authenticity is the subject of this second episode in our three-part series, The Triple A’s to Nurture Educators: Advocacy, Authenticity and Alignment. Host Carole Dorn-Bell is joined by Diane Egbers of Leadership Excelleration (LEI) and co-author of The Ascending Leader.

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From the Podcast: Top ‘Must Do’s’ from a recent school construction project

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February 21, 2019

Explaining how to effectively manage a school construction project with Matt Montgomery of Revere Local Schools

In this episode, you’ll learn all about how to manage a school construction project—and do it well. Host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with Matt Montgomery, Superintendent of Revere Local Schools in Ohio, which is undergoing a very large renovation and construction project.

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From the Podcast: The Triple A’s to nurture educators

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February 18, 2019

Discussing how to effectively nurture educators with Diane Egbers

In this episode, we launch a series of podcast themes that we are calling The Triple A’s to Nurture Educators: Advocacy, Authenticity and Alignment.

Diane Egbers from Leadership Excelleration (LEI) and co-author of The Ascending Leader joins Carole Dorn-Bell to kick off the series with a discussion around Advocacy.

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From the Podcast: How to adjust to changes in an urban school district

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November 15, 2018

Discussing how to adjust to changes in an urban school district

This episode of our podcast features a conversation with Carolyne Albert-Garvey. She was the reason that Joel’s family moved, as they wanted the kids to attend Maury Elementary School in the District of Columbia Public Schools. Joel and his wife had one meeting with her and knew she was the right principal for their children. In this episode, Joel and Carolyne discuss how to adjust to changes in an urban school district.

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From the Podcast: The impact of team leadership development

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November 13, 2018

Discussing the important impact of team leadership development

Diane Egbers from Leadership Excelleration (LEI) and co-author of The Ascending Leader is back on the podcast! She talks with host Carole Dorn-Bell about the importance of team leadership development for your school.

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From the Podcast: Using outdoor education to spark creativity

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October 29, 2018

Using outdoor education to spark creativity

What does an extensive outdoor education have to do with sparking creativity, interest in learning and the ability to learn from failure?

Host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with James Saxer and Laura Grimm from Dalton Local Schools about their unique and exciting outdoor education curriculum and how it connects to the rest of their school.

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From the Podcast: Diversity and inclusion in schools

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October 3, 2018

Discussing creating systemic diversity and inclusion in schools

In this episode, host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with Diane Egbers of LEI Consulting about the right and wrong ways to create systemic diversity and inclusion in schools.

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From the Podcast: Leadership in Appalachian schools

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October 1, 2018

Discussing leadership in Appalachian schools

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Starcher, superintendent of the Fort Frye Local Schools in Ohio, talks with host Carole Dorn-Bell about the unique challenges and opportunities for leadership in Appalachian schools.

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From the Podcast: Navigating change in school districts

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August 31, 2018

Discussing navigating change in school districts with Dr. Lou Kramer

In this episode, host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with Dr. Lou Kramer, superintendent of London City Schools in Ohio, about navigating change in school districts. They discuss strategies to help make change mangeable.

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From the Podcast: Leadership and developing culture

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August 28, 2018

Discussing leadership and developing culture with Diane Egbers

In this episode, host Carole Dorn-Bell welcomes Diane Egbers from Leadership Excelleration Inc. (LEI) and co-author of The Ascending Leader. The two discuss the High Performance Culture Forum—a leadership and culture event occurring September 21 at the Summit Hotel in Cincinnati.

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