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The Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast with 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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Nov 29, 2017
Dr. Darnisa Amante, as an educational and racial equity strategist, is deeply committed to the study of culture; innovation; and experiential ways to transform organizational and school culture on issues of racial equity. Since earning her master’s degree in Anthropology from Brandeis University, and her doctorate from Harvard’s Educational Leadership Doctorate (Ed.L.D.), Dr. Amante has honed her knowledge of culture and transforming cultures to build capacity in racial equity, parent engagement and design and implementation of equity-based initiatives for leaders, students, and parents and leaders.
 
Darnisa Amante Highlights:
  • Conversations of race can be terrifying
  • We may not change everything, but we can try to change some things
  • Do you understand the people you support as they move forward
  • What does it mean to be a public learner
  • People aren’t afraid of changing; they are afraid of loss
  • The definition of equity: give people what they need because they need more
  • How the Disruptive Equity Education Project started
  • Dr. Amante’s Giant Ah-Ha …
  • How to build empathy and what REAL active listening really is
  • What is NOT present in equity conversations right now
  • The definition of cultural relevance
  • 2 questions to be a highly reflective leader
 
"What are my triggers … What is the change you want to see and how can I be that change in the world?"
 
Darnisa Amante Resources:
 
DEEP website
 
The Practices of Adaptive Leadership by Ronald Heifetz
 
An Everyone Culture by Kegan et al.
 
Deliberately developmental organizations HBR article
 

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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.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

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Nov 22, 2017
John Fortney is an assistant principal at Owensville High School in Owensville, MO.  He is in his fourth year in this role and 15th year in education.  Owensville is a 600 student school located about 90 minutes southwest of St. Louis.  John is a career switcher, his first degree in in archaeology, followed up with a Master's in sports psychology and a Specialist in Educational Leadership.  John's wife is an administrator at a special education cooperative, together they have two children and (come October) two grand children.  In his free time he uses his smoker grill, reads, travels with his wife, and spend as much time as he can with family.
 
John Fortney Show Highlights
  • How a masters in school leadership was like going to revival
  • The best part of school is the relationships
  • The importance of being around other inspiring leaders
  • Missouri Leadership Academy
  • The Kolbe strength-based assessment & how you could use it with your staff
  • Get to know your kids and engage with intentionality
  • How rural schools can approach innovation 
  • John’s mastermind experience
 
John Fortney Resources
 
Kolbe Assessment
 
It’s Your Ship
 
Connect with John on Twitter

 

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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.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

 

Nov 15, 2017
Justin Baeder is Director of The Principal Center and host of Principal Center Radio. He helps school administrators transform their productivity and multiply their impact, and speaks regularly at conferences and professional development events.
 
Episode 7
 
Justin Baeder Show Highlights
  • The tension you feel when you are ready to move into admin
  • Favorite aspects of leading a school
  • When he knew it was right to start The Principal Center
  • Good indicators to know the timing is right …
  • We’re better together
  • Strategy and tactics to transition from classroom to school leader
  • How serving in an “intermediate” role helped Justin become a school administrator
  • How to set yourself apart as an ideal candidate
  • Prepare your body of accomplishments
  • Instructional Leadership Intensive
  • The importance to sometimes push an important agenda
 
Justin Baeder Resources
Toyota Kata
 
Get prepared for your interview here 
 

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Create winning cultures

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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.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

 

Nov 8, 2017
Dr. Bill Ziegler is an award winning School Leader, author, and speaker.  He has been recognized as the 2016 Pennsylvania Principal of the Year and the 2015 National Association of Secondary School Principals Digital Principal Award Winner.  He is the co-author of Future Focused Leaders - Relate, Innovate, and Invigorate for Real Educational Change.  Bill serves as a High School Principal and has close to 20 years of experience as a School Leader.  
 
Dr. Bill Ziegler Show Highlights
  • How to make a difference in a community
  • Investing in students’ lives and providing hope
  • Are you willing to do whatever it takes for students to be successful?
  • Care for students no matter what
  • Relate. Innovate. Invigorate.
  • Developing a culture of risk taking
  • Providing the resources for a high-innovation environment
  • Are you visible in the school?
  • Get away from the minutia of school leadership
  • Increase student voice and choice (e.g. student forum)
 
Dr. Bill Ziegler Resources
 
Bill’s book: Future focused leaders 
 
Bill on Twitter
 
Bill’s website
 
Renegade leadership
 
Donors Choose
 

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Create winning cultures

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

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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.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

Nov 1, 2017
Both Rick & Rebecca (R&R) are educational disruptors and forward thinkers with a passion to support current and future educational leaders.  With their new book, Escaping the School Leaders Dunk Tank: How to Prevail When Others Want to See You Drown the mission is simple: break the glass ceiling to eliminate the status quo in order to ensure equity for ALL students. R&R have faced adversity in their careers and are willing to do whatever it takes to call out the “elephants” in the educational room so that we all can best serve kids.  They are also featured advice columnists for School Leaders Now.
 
Dr. Rick Jetter is currently a national educational consultant, author, speaker, and trainer.  He previously worked as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent of schools.
 
Rebecca Coda, NBCT is currently a (K-8) STEM Coach, author, speaker, and professional development facilitator.  She is the founder of the Digital Native Network and has extensive experience serving as a curriculum specialist, a data & assessment support specialist, and a district technology integration program developer.  Rebecca will be relocating to Arkansas this summer to begin a Director of Curriculum position with the Cabot Public School District.
 
Rick Jetter and Rebecca Coda Show Highlights
  • What a nuclear warhead experience taught Rick about doing the right thing
  • It’s all about prevailing - strategies for your health and success
  • You are going to get knocked down, but you will get back up
  • The importance of not taking moments of adversity personal
  • A hashtag you need to follow: #joyfulleaders
  • How to take care of not only yourself, but to shepherd your community as well
  • Power of gratitude and forgiveness 
  • Enemy vs Adversary
  • Intentional vs inadvertent dunkings
 
Rick Jetter and Rebecca Coda Resources:
 
www.rickjetter.com
www.rebeccacoda.com
www.leadershipdunktank.com
www.digitalnativenetwork.net
 

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

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.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

 

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