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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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May 31, 2017
David brings to Oliver over 15 years of experience working in the field of educational access for high-achieving students. He previously served as Director of Education at NJ SEEDS, where he oversaw programs serving 750 students. He is the author of four books and dozens of articles and has taught at Princeton University and has served as a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University. David holds a B.A. from Brown University and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. His daughter Jordan is a graduate of Packer Collegiate. He has spoken at many national conferences, including the annual meeting of The College Board Forum, The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS), The National Partnership for Educational Access (NPEA), and the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC). He serves on the board of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and is currently a visiting scholar at The New School. Oliver Scholars prepares high-achieving African-American and Latino students from underserved NYC communities for success at top independent schools and prestigious colleges.
 
David Allyn Show Highlights:
  • A career in opportunity
  • How an independent school experience in DC shaped his view of diversity and access
  • How a sexual revolution led to a career in educational access
  • How Ted Sizer influenced David’s view of leadership and a “generosity of spirit”
  • With a new, fresh, and excited outlook and changing things hurt his leadership experience
  • What are your key priorities?
  • The power of a listening tour 
  • Non-profit fundraising is all in the details
  • How college admissions impacts the structure of school
  • Why School? Why am I doing what I am doing?
  • Students should grapple with what their education means to them
 
David Allyn Resources
 
Quiet by Susan Cain
Finite and infinite games by James Carse
The path with heart by Jack Kornfield
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May 24, 2017
Colin Hogan is Head of School at Learning Community Charter School.  From 2010-2013 he was the Social Studies Coordinator for the Highland Park School District.  He taught 6th grade history in Highland Park from 2004-2010.  Prior to coming to Highland Park Mr. Hogan taught at Princeton Charter School.  Mr. Hogan began his career in education in 1999 teaching at the Academy of Communications and Technology and at the Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School in Chicago.  He has won numerous awards for teaching and was recognized as New Jersey History Teacher of the Year in 2013.  Before becoming a teacher he worked as a community organizer in both Israel and New York City.  Mr. Hogan earned his Bachelor of Arts in History at Indiana University, pursued graduate studies in Early Adolescent Education at Bank Street College of Education, and at the NJExcel program.  Mr. Hogan currently serves as President of the Kean University Diversity Council the state's premier prejudice reduction and Holocaust education consortium for NJ schools. 
 
Show Highlights:
  • Giving everyone a seat at the table
  • The power of student focus groups
  • Why Michelle Obama didn’t give Colin a job
  • How to make a difference through social justice
  • What a school that runs a post-office and has a therapy dog operates
  • An amazing 8th grade activity to push kids outside the “bubble”
  • Leadership is lonely
  • Put your invisible megaphone away
  • How the mastermind has helped his school leadership 
  • Leading for long-term change
  • Why you should avoid saying “from now on …”
 
Resources
 
Start where you are, but don’t stay there
Rac(e)ing to classboth by Dr. H Richard Milner IV
 
Follow Colin on Twitter

 

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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
  • 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.
May 17, 2017
Kyle Borel is the principal at a charter school in Austin, Texas. Her school currently serves 600 students in grades PreK-8. Kyle received her bachelors degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson (go Wildcats!) then her Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Texas at Tyler. She started out her career in education as a 4-5th grade science teacher, then spent two years as an assistant principal before moving into the role of campus principal. She's currently in her 5th year as a campus principal. Her favorite part of her job is greeting her students as they arrive to school each day and spending time in classrooms.
 
Show Highlights:
  • Where Kyle’s "I’ll figure out how to make it happen” attitude originated
  • How entering school leadership in an unconventional way helped her develop leadership chops
  • It’s better to make a wrong decision than to not make a decision at all
  • Relationships are key and starting at a new school is hard work 
  • Power of leading with vulnerability
  • What Kyle’s Miracle Morning looks like
  • Success comes from integrity and caring for other people
  • How Kyle infuses pictures with staff meetings and Do Now-s
  • The time will never be right
 
 
Kyle Borel Resources
 
Miracle morning by Hal Elrod
 
Search inside yourself by Chade-Meng Tan
 
Essentialism by Greg McKeown
 
Kyle on Twitter 
 
Kyle on Insta

 

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Create winning cultures

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Lead with courage & integrity 

 

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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.
May 10, 2017
David is in his third year as a middle school assistant principal for the Solanco School District just outside Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  He is currently part of the PA ASCD emerging leaders program. Prior to his current position, he taught middle school physical education and coached in Maryland.  He and his wife, Amy, have twin boys that will soon be 5 and a little girl that just turned 3.
 
David Beard Show Highlights
 
  • How wrestling started his career in education
  • Why young teachers are impressive
  • Growth matters … and why stories of overcoming are so powerful
  • Get in the trenches with people
  • Why you should make people around you better than you are
  • The definition of great
  • I am better for my mistakes
  • The process doesn’t stop … success is a journey
  • Listening to podcasts helps him "get out of his head"
  • The powerful affirmations David says to his kids every night
  • Why masterminds are awesome
 
David Beard Resources
 
 
Think & grow rich by Napoleon Hill
 
Who moved my cheese by Spencer Johnson
 
 
Over the top by Zig Ziglar
 
 
 
 

Join my hybrid group coaching

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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

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

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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.
May 3, 2017
Eric Barker’s humorous, practical blog, Barking Up the Wrong Tree, presents science-based answers and expert insight on how to be awesome at life. Over 290,000 people subscribe to his weekly newsletter and his content is syndicated by Time Magazine, The Week, and Business Insider. He has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic Monthly, and the Financial Times. With a writing career spanning over 20 years, Eric is also a sought-after speaker and interview subject, and has been invited to speak at MIT, Yale, West Point, the University of Pennsylvania, NPR affiliates, and on morning television. His first book, Barking Up The Wrong Tree, will be released by HarperCollins on May 16th.
 
"The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed” - William Gibson
 
Eric Barker Show Highlights
  • Why extroverts aren’t better leaders
  • How a focus on research with a touch of warmth and emotion amplified his influence
  • Technology is a tool
  • 5 questions that will make you emotionally strong
  • The benefits of meditation 
  • How Stoicism can help you make better choices
  • Do you think enough about your thoughts? You can change those!
  • Why you should frame challenges as a game
  • The story of starting Barking Up the Wrong Tree
  • Are the maxims we here even true (e.g. nice guys finish last)
  • Filtered vs unfiltered leaders
  • Gratitude will make you awesome at life
 
Eric Barker Resources
 
Eric’s blog
 
Barking up the wrong tree (the book)
 
5 questions that will make you emotionally strong
 

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.

 

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.
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