Better Leaders Better Schools guest Ryan Jackson is the new principal of Mt. Pleasant High in Mt. Pleasant, TN. Prior to this he served as an AP at Maplewood HS. Jackson’s tenure in education has sent him as far as China to exchange leadership philosophies as part of Vanderbilt University and Metro Nashville Public Schools’ Principal Leaders Academy of Nashville. In our first podcast we dug into his Competitive Teaching Model and his identity as the UnderdogsAdvocate.
- #ArtAntidote and #CourageToCreate how Arts are important to schools
- Top initiatives he is trying to accomplish
- Mechatroncis & Project Lead the Way
- PBL model that will change how we will view the moon
- Connecting with each student & weaving them into the school community
- Ryan’s mindset going out to connect with the community & staff
- The importance of being a reflective leader and how Ryan does it
- How his mentors prepared him for the leap to the principalship
- Are you connecting on Twitter, Voxer … why not start a podcast?
- Ryan’s experience in an education mastermind
- How Ryan wants to be remembered as a leader.
- How to power through excuses
- Ryan’s top 5 films
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