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The Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast: Leadership Insights | Create Winning Cultures | Focus on the Essential | Lead with Courage & Integrity | Principal Radio | School Administrator | Danny "Sunshine" Bauer

Better Leaders Better Schools is a world-class podcast created for you --the current school administrator, emerging leader, and educational influencer. Each episode Daniel Bauer interviews top school principals as well as industry leaders to unpack their leadership insights learned via their experiences and mistakes. Discover how to create a winning school culture, focus on the essential, and lead with courage and integrity. Learn how to build relationships, leverage data, and maximize your influence by practicing a growth mindset. Each show includes helpful educational resources shared to improve your leadership skills at school. In addition to increasing student achievement and helping school leaders meet their peak performance, this podcast was created to make your commute, workout, and even the chores more enjoyable!
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Mar 29, 2017
Dr. Allen Pratt has served as a high school science teacher and coach, a high school principal, assistant superintendent/curriculum director, executive director of the Tennessee Rural Education Association, executive director of the East Tennessee Center of Regional Excellence for the Tennessee Department of Education, and rural outreach liaison for Lincoln Memorial University. His primary interests are those issues which impact rural schools and the role of instructional leaders at the district and building levels. He is also involved at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Education and Educational Leadership.
 
Show Highlights
  • What Allen learned about PLCs in a rural area through his dissertation
  • What Teddy Roosevelt teaches us about servant leadership
  • The biggest challenges rural schools face
  • Develop people based on strengths and diversity
  • Pick the underdog and watch him grow
  • Hard copy and computer everything
  • Systems help you succeed
  • Slow down. Schools don’t change in 6 weeks.
  • Do we have a MS / HS program aligned to the workforce?
 
Resources
 
School culture rewired by Steven Gruenert and Todd Whitaker

 

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Mar 22, 2017
Kyle Wagner is the founder and lead consultant for Transform Educational Consulting, an organization that empowers school leaders to lead change and improve student learning through simple, innovative strategies and teaming structures. He is also the former Coordinator of Futures Academy at the International School of Beijing, a program that uses interdisciplinary project- based learning to connect students to their passions and the world outside of school. His book "The Power of SIMPLE" documents this experience and helps provide simple, research- based strategies for school transformation. Kyle is also a former educator at High Tech High, the school featured on the hit documentary “Most Likely to Succeed.” He holds a M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership with a thesis that focuses on developing democratic classrooms and distributed leadership models. When not writing or teaching, he is performing with his original band, participating in karaoke contests and traveling the world with his partner. He currently resides in San Diego, California where he spends time developing schools of the future while helping other school leaders build theirs.
 
Kyle Wagner Show Highlights
  • Which super-hero would play Kyle in real life.
  • The “explore-possibilities" style of leadership
  • Leadership needs to be personalized
  • Great questions are connected to people’s most desired outcomes
  • How to meet people where they’re at to lead effectively
  • What Kyle learned from leaving an incredible job at High Tech High to jump into the unknown in China
  • The paradox and freedom from removing yourself from everyone you know
  • Smaller system = greater innovation
  • Designing a mission that is authentic
  • Don’t post your mission; show your mission (when it’s played out)
  • Leadership is taking people from where they are at and taking them one step further
 
Kyle Wagner Resources
 
Kyle on Twitter
Kyle’s website
The power of simple by Kyle Wagner
Brett Wagner’s band: Emersen
Adaptive school trainings
Made to stick by The Heath brothers
Xlr8 by John Kotter
Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros
 

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Create winning cultures

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Lead with courage & integrity 

 

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SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
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Mar 15, 2017
Glenn Robbins is the proud Superintendent at the Tabernacle Township School District. His passion is harnessing a school culture that thrives on design thinking skills, innovative digital spaces, BYOD/1to1, and Makerspaces. In addition, Glenn encourages all students to have a voice, not only in building a school culture but also in designing student-led courses. He was named as a 2016 Digital Principal of the Year by NASSP for exhibiting bold, creative leadership in his drive to harness the potential of new technologies to further learning goals for staff, students, and the school community. Glenn led his former school to become the first school in New Jersey history to receive the 2016 SETDA Student Voices Award, which honors an outstanding K-12 school or district that has leveraged technology to dramatically improve the educational experiences and achievement of their students.
 
Glenn has been recognized by numerous organizations for his innovative technology implementation methods and has been a featured speaker at numerous events across the globe. His extensive travels to various schools across the globe have helped to diversify his views on education and implement new instructional methods to better both students and staff. By empowering students and staff to have a growth mindset through design thinking, while implementing digital tools, we can better prepare them to be agile, flexible and adaptive, towards the profound shifts that they will encounter in life.
 
Glenn Robbins Show Highlights
  • How passion and empathy led to a career in education.
  • How to build people up and add value to their lives.
  • Leaders create climate every day.
  • Understand that people have bad days. Learn how to respect.
  • Check your ego at the door.
  • Together is better.
  • Innovative ways to use technology
  • Record your projects and how you make a difference in others’ lives
  • The shift from Principal to Superintendent
  • Mindfulness in schools
 
Resources
Rework by Fried & Hansson
Meetings suck by Cameron Herold
12 week year by Brian Moran
 
Connect
 

Join my hybrid group coaching

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Create winning cultures

Focus on the essential

Lead with courage & integrity 

 

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Grab your FREE 15 Phrases of Effective School Leaders 

Text PHRASES to 33444 or click the link above.

 

Website :: Facebook :: Insta :: Twitter :: LinkedIn

 

SHOW SPONSORS:

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
Mar 8, 2017
“Boy is retarded,” reads the top of Dr. Stephen Sroka’s third-grade report card. In ES, he was mocked for having a crossed eye and a speech impediment. He was crippled in a HS fight. Doctors said, “ Listen to your teachers.” The more he listened, the smarter the teachers became. His HS counselor told him that he didn’t have the IQ to go to college, but he didn’t know that Steve had the WILL. (Today it is called GRIT.) He learned to live with the gifts of ADHD and dyslexia. He went from the “projects” to being inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame. He was awarded The Walt Disney American Outstanding Teacher of Health and Physical Education, and has been on Oprah and covered in USA TODAY. He travels the world striving to reach, elevate and inspire with The Power of One message. After a cardiac arrest, he realized that The Power of One was not enough. He needed The Power of Many. We all do. He always did, he just didn’t know it. He does now.
 
Stephen Sroka Show Highlights:
 
  • How educators saved his life … twice
  • The power of grit
  • Build morale by recognizing teachers for the Teacher Hall of Fame
  • Start with the heart to get to the head
  • The Power of One and The Power of Many
  • What dying in front of 800 people taught him
  • My body … my choice …
  • The importance of saying “Thanks"
  • The 4 Cs of Relationships
  • Warrior Aura
  • The best gift to give your staff (or SO)
 
Resources
Social Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
 
 
Connect
 

Join my hybrid group coaching

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Create winning cultures

Focus on the essential

Lead with courage & integrity 

 

BECOME A PATRON OF THE SHOW FOR AS LITTLE AS $1/MONTH

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Website :: Facebook :: Insta :: Twitter :: LinkedIn

 

SHOW SPONSORS: 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
Mar 1, 2017
Jon is currently the assistant principal at Sandy Hill Elementary School in Cambridge, Maryland. This is his sixth year serving as an assistant principal at the elementary level. Prior to becoming an administrator, he served as a Math Coach and an elementary school teacher. During his ten years as a classroom teacher, he taught first, second, fourth and fifth grades. During his sixth year teaching, he earned Nationally Board Certification, which he held for ten years. For seven years he ran a Young Gentleman's Cub that was aimed at helping young men reach their full potential.  

Jon received a B.A. from Furman University while majoring in Philosophy. He later went on to earn his B.S from Salisbury University while majoring in Elementary Education. Jon was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to student teach in New Zealand. He eventually received his M.A. degree from Salisbury University in Public School Administration.  

Jon is the host of the education podcast, "My BAD."

Jon lives in Cambridge, Maryland with his amazing wife and two awesome children.

Jon Harper Show Highlights

  • How no idea of what he wanted to do led to education
  • Jon’s “Have Fun” style of leadership
  • The power of apologies
  • 29 times out of 30 …
  • The story of starting My Bad, Jon’s podcast
  • Jon’s morning routine for success
  • Anything. Anytime.
  • The obstacle is the way
 
Jon Harper Resources
 
 
Miracle morning by Hal Elrod
 
Deep work by Cal Newport
 
 
 
 
The obstacle is the way by Ryan Holiday
 
 
Jon’s Voxer handle: jharpe3658
 
Join my hybrid group coaching
& leadership development community
Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444
Create winning cultures
Focus on the essential
Lead with courage & integrity 

BECOME A PATRON OF THE SHOW FOR AS LITTLE AS $1/MONTH

DID YOU LIKE THE SHOW?  iTunes SUBSCRIBE HERE!

SHOW SOME LOVE: PLEASE LEAVE A 5-STAR RATING AND REVIEW

Grab your FREE 15 Phrases of Effective School Leaders 

Text PHRASES to 33444 or click the link above.
 
 
SHOW SPONSORS:
 
  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
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