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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

The power of mentors, Allerton Hill Consulting, women working together and looking at a computer screen

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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From the Podcast: The 21st Century School Leader

The 21st Century School Leader: Leading Schools in Today’s World, students using technology together

March 9, 2018

The 21st Century School Leader: Leading Schools in Today’s World by Dr. Denver J. Fowler

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with Dr. Denver J. Fowler, author of the forthcoming book The 21st Century School Leader: Leading Schools in Today’s World. Dr. Fowler is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Graduate and Professional Studies in Education at California State University, Sacramento. Carole and Dr. Fowler discuss the book, how it came about, and what he hopes people take away from it.

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From the Podcast: Public opinion research for school districts

Public opinion research for school districts, man leading a focus group, Allerton Hill Consulting

March 7, 2018

Discussing public opinion research for school districts with Paul Fallon

In this episode of the We Love Schools Podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with Paul Fallon of Fallon Research & Communications, a full-service public opinion research and polling firm. Paul discusses the value of public opinion research for school districts and how best to communicate your district’s priorities.

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From the Podcast: School communication experts

School communication experts, people designing a school newsletter, Allerton Hill Consulting

March 5, 2018

Discussing the power of school communication experts with Luke Francois and Joelle Doye

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with guests from the Mineral Point Unified School District in Wisconsin: Luke Francois, the district’s Superintendent, and Joelle Doye, Communications Director. They discuss the importance of school communication experts, and how it is rare for a rural district to have an expert on staff.

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From the Podcast: The importance of diversity in schools

The importance of diversity in schools, photo of a group of diverse students, Allerton Hill Consulting

March 2, 2018

Discussing the importance of diversity in schools with Gail Kist-Kline

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne is joined by Gail Kist-Kline, the superintendent of Mason City Schools in the Cincinnati area. Gail has spent more than 30 years in public education and has experienced how schools view and internalize the idea of diversity. The two discuss the importance of diversity in schools and how it’s essential to a school’s success. 

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From the Podcast: How career centers are changing

How career centers are changing, photo of student working in electronics at a career center, Allerton Hill podcast

February 28, 2018

Discussing how career centers are changing with Rick Smith

In this episode, host Carole Dorn-Bell speaks with Rick Smith about how career centers are changing to match the demands of the workforce. Rick is the Superintendent of Ohio Hi-Point Career Center and the Career and Technical Center Representative for the Ohio Small and Rural Collaborative.

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From the Podcast: Navigating school board politics

Navigating school board politics, Allerton Hill Consulting, photo of microphone at a packed school board meeting

February 26, 2018

Discussing navigating school board politics with Mike Ward

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, former Representative Mike Ward joins Joel Gagne to talk about navigating school board politics. 

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From the Podcast: Effective school communication

Effective school communication, group of students at a bake sale

February 20, 2018

Discussing effective school communication with Heidi Feller

In this episode of the We Love Schools podcast, host Joel Gagne speaks with Heidi Feller, Chief Inspirational Officer for #SocialSchool4EDU. The two chat about some of the best practices schools can utilize in telling their stories and inspiring their communities. The two chat about effective school communication and how compelling stories drive the best communication strategies.

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From the Podcast: Diversity in schools

Diversity in Schools, Allerton Hill Consulting, group of diverse high school students

February 16, 2018

Discussing diversity in schools with Dr. Creg Williams

In this episode, host Joel Gagne speaks with Dr. Creg E. Williams, the Superintendent of Schools for Thornton Fractional High School District 215 in Illinois. The two discuss the opportunities and challenges of diversity in schools.

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