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From the Podcast: Healthy, Local Foods Students Will Eat

Fresh tomatoes locally grown

July 2, 2019

Jay Clark and Brianna Reinhard chat with host Carole Dorn-Bell about getting students excited about healthy, local foods

Summer is a great time to talk about healthy, local foods and some incredible things are underway at the Van Buren Schools in northwest Ohio. The district has started to overhaul their food service program with no playbook to work from, and they join the podcast to share some advice for schools who are looking to implement a similar program.

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From the Podcast: The Big Blue Bus

The Washington Court House team in front of The Big Blue Bus

June 10, 2019

Superintendent Tom Bailey chats about the success they’ve seen with the Big Blue Bus

In this episode, host Carole Dorn-Bell is joined by Tom Bailey, Superintendent of Washington Court House City Schools. They discuss the Big Blue Bus, a solution that his school district came up with as a way to meet three goals to serve students over the summer: to feed every child, to provide enrichment and to continue to build relationships.

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From the Podcast: The New Ohio Department of Education strategic plan

Two women looking over a strategic plan on paper and computers

June 3, 2019

Schools are developing new goals to match with the Ohio Department of Education’s four new learning domains

In this episode, host Carole Dorn-Bell and recurring guest Diane Egbers, of Leadership Excelleration (LEI), discuss recent changes to the Ohio Department of Education’s strategic plan.

The Ohio Department of Education introduced a new five-year education plan that aims to put less emphasis on test scores while catering to each individual student. The new plan will shift away from the traditional academic measures that customarily measured students’ success and instead focus on helping students succeed after graduating high school.

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

Group of people with their hands in a stack

April 10, 2019

The importance of alignment within leadership teams

In this third episode of the series The Triple A’s to Nurture Educators: Advocacy, Authenticity and Alignment, the topic is alignment.

Host Carole Dorn-Bell talks with Diane Egbers, founder and CEO of Leadership Excelleration (LEI) and co-author of The Ascending Leader. Carole kicks off the conversation by asking about the culture transformation Diane is seeing in education between alignment and a high leadership team performance.

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From the Podcast: Organic Time

Young mother smiling while young child hugs her

March 28, 2019

Bill Manchester discusses organic time rather than linear time in learning

In this episode, K-12 music teacher Bill Manchester talks about organic time, a concept that can be incorporated into teaching and learning but also into our lives as a broader philosophy.

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

Female boss leading discussion

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

Photo of hard hats and notebooks on a construction project

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

Two women working together with a laptop in an office

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

Photo of elementary school children of various backgrounds raising their hands

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

Photo of smiling people at a development seminar

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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