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From the Podcast: Schools need to be on Instagram

Schools need to be on Instagram, photo of woman holding an iPhone 7 about to go on Instagram

May 15, 2018

Joel and Carole chat about why schools need to be on Instagram

In this episode, hosts Joel and Carole are back together to talk about their love of Instagram and why it’s the social media platform that deserves your attention. Schools need to be on Instagram, and they explain why.

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From the Podcast: Strategic planning for schools

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May 10, 2018

Discussing strategic planning for schools with Diane Egbers

Host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with Diane Egbers, the owner of Leadership Excelleration, Inc., about strategic planning for schools.

Diane founded the company 21 years ago with a passion for developing leaders, including administrative teams and boards of education.

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From the Podcast: Communicating with your community

Communicating with your community, photo of laptop and books in a school library

May 4, 2018

Discussing communicating with your community with Rich Hanson

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with Rich Hanson, District Administrator for the Almond-Bancroft School District in Wisconsin, about his experiences in working to get ballot initiatives passed. They discuss why town halls don’t always work, the importance of newsletters and social media in communicating with your community, as well as the one thing that Rich would change about public schools.

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From the Podcast: Community gardens

Community gardens, teacher helping a student plant in the community garden

April 27, 2018

Discussing the value of community gardens with Zac Shutler

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, sponsored by The Ohio Small & Rural Collaborative, host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with Bridgeport School District Superintendent Zac Shutler about the value of community gardens. Carole and Zac discuss the unique situation that led to Bridgeport deciding to create a community garden, the partnership with a local correctional facility and what Zac hopes will happen as a result of starting a community garden.

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From the Podcast: School safety with Dr. Jim Lloyd

School safety with Dr. Jim Lloyd

April 10, 2018

Discussing school safety with Dr. Jim Lloyd

In this episode, host Joel Gagne speaks with Dr. Jim Lloyd, Superintendent of Olmsted Falls School District right outside of Cleveland, about keeping students safe and preventing school shootings.

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From the Podcast: Public schools and economic revitalization

Public schools and economic revitalization, photo of student presenting in front of her peers

March 27, 2018

Discussing public schools and economic revitalization with Jennifer Kime

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne is joined by Jennifer Kime, CEO of Downtown Mansfield, a not-for-profit that seeks to revitalize Mansfield, Ohio. Jennifer talks with Joel about the intersection of public schools and economic revitalization of cities.

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From the Podcast: Improving school climate

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March 23, 2018

Discussing improving school climate with Dan Leffingwell

In this episode, host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with Noble Local School District Superintendent Dan Leffingwell about improving school climate. They discuss communicating goals and expectations to students and families, student ownership and creating a sense of hope.

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From the Podcast: National School Walkout

The National School Walkout, Allerton Hill Consulting

March 15, 2018

Discussing the National School Walkout with five student leaders

In a special episode of our podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with five student leaders from New Albany-Plain Local School District in Ohio. They not only participated in the national school walkout on Wednesday but have plans to attend the March For Our Lives event in Columbus later this month.

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From the Podcast: Civil rights in our schools

Civil rights in our schools, women locking arms

March 15, 2018

Discussing civil rights in our schools with Jill Habig

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with Jill Habig, founder and President of the Public Rights Project, a not-for-profit that helps public institutions protect the civil rights of their communities. Jill discusses civil rights in our schools, as well as chronic absence and the school-to-prison pipeline.

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From the Podcast: The power of mentors

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March 12, 2018

Discussing the power of mentors with Heidi Feller and Jeri Springstead

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne is joined by Heidi Feller, Chief Inspiration Officer for #SocialSchool4edu, and her mentor, Jeri Springstead.

Joel asks Jeri and Heidi about the power of mentors, and how Jeri inspired Heidi to become a German teacher in Wisconsin. 

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