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From the Podcast: Navigating change in school districts

Navigating change in school districts, kites going in opposite directions

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

Developing culture, female leader with her team

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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From the Podcast: Why community colleges are growing in popularity

Why community colleges are growing in popularity, students on a break laughing

August 21, 2018

Discussing why community colleges are growing in popularity with Rick Hanes

In this episode, host Joel Gage speaks with Rick Hanes from Edison State Community College about workforce development, College Credit Plus, student debt, and planning for the future. The two discuss why community colleges are growing in popularity throughout the country.

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From the Podcast: Sharing rural schools’ stories

Sharing Rural Schools' Stories, photo of tree in the countryside

August 17, 2018

Discussing sharing rural schools’ stories with John White

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with John White, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, about sharing rural schools’ stories.

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From the Podcast: Strategic planning at a new district

Strategic planning at a new district, overhead photo of planning process

August 15, 2018

Discussing the importance of strategic planning at a new district with Dr. Kim Pietsch Miller

In this episode, host Joel Gagne speaks with Dr. Kim Pietsch Miller of Bexley City Schools about strategic planning at a new district.

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From the Podcast: How to limit screen time

How to limit screen time, dad with son on a tablet

August 10, 2018

Discussing how to limit screen time with Dr. John Marschhausen

In this episode of our podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with Dr. John Marschhausen, superintendent of Hilliard City Schools in Ohio, about the benefits of limiting screen time at home and at schools, and ways to get started.

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From the Podcast: Building culture in schools

Building culture in schools, photo of hands together in a circle

July 31, 2018

Discussing building culture in schools with Dr. Trent Bowers

In this episode of our podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with Dr. Trent Bowers, superintendent of Worthington Schools in Worthington, Ohio. They talk about building culture in schools and how to create a community culture from the top with strategic communication, vision and intent.

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From the Podcast: Women in leadership

Women in Leadership in education, woman smiling in front of a school board

July 24, 2018

Discussing women in leadership positions with Dr. Kathy Krendl

In this episode, host Joel Gagne speaks with Dr. Kathy Krendl, recently retired former president of Otterbein University, about the importance of women in leadership positions throughout education. They discuss the forces that continue to limit female opportunities, as well as the ways to move forward.

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From the Podcast: Skilled Labor Shortage

Labor shortage, female developer working at a computer

July 17, 2018

Discussing technical schools and the skilled labor shortage with Harry Snyder

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, Carole speaks with Harry Snyder, President and CEO of Cincinnati’s Great Oaks, one of the largest career and technical education districts in the U.S. They discuss the skilled labor shortage and how we can prepare our children for the future.

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From the Podcast: Leadership turnover in schools

Leadership turnover in schools, women at a table discussing leadership

July 13, 2018

Discussing leadership turnover with Joel and Carole

In this episode, hosts Joel and Carole discuss the structural and cultural issues that have led to more school leadership turnover and the cost it has on our schools and students. The conversation comes as school districts are wrapping up their hiring season.

Joel and Carole say superintendents now only stay in place for an average of less than three years, and there also is much principal turnover as well. This doesn’t bode well for the future of public education.

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