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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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Sep 26, 2018

Eugene Park is a man of faith who trusts that all things, the good and the trials of life, happen for a reason.  He is a husband to Yuna Park and father of two amazing girls. Gene has been an educator for 17 years.  As a classroom teacher Gene worked in Cherry Hill for 10 years as a 2nd grade teacher, 3rd grade teacher and 5th grade teacher.  He has also served as an assistant principal in Camden and Southampton, NJ for three years. Gene now serves in his dream job, as the principal of A. Russell Knight Elementary, a K-5 school, in Cherry Hill, NJ.  This is his 4th year as principal of A. Russell Knight Elementary.

Eugene Park Show Highlights:

  • The importance of investment in people
  • Why Gene’s custodian sings “Happy Bday” kids.
  • Your number one job is building relationships with kids
  • Gene’s student experience
  • The challenge of being a new admin and how survive those challenges.
  • Every kid understands the language of L.O.V.E. (learn, observe and study, value, and empower)
  • Do you surround yourself with people that know more than you?
  • The problem with being a people pleaser
  • An interesting model of admin support used in Cherry Hill: The cohort model

 

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SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

 

The Conrad Challenge

The Conrad Challenge promotes collaborative, student-centered, real world-relevant learning that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship, unleashing students’ potential to create future-defining solutions and a sustainable society for generations to come.

The Conrad Challenge invites teams of 2-5 students between the ages of 13-18 to innovate new products and services that address global issues in one of six categories:

  • Aerospace & Aviation;
  • Cyber-Technology & Security;
  • Energy & Environment;
  • Health & Nutrition;
  • Smoke-Free World;
  • Transforming Education with Technology.    


The registration process is open from August 24 to October 19, 2018 at www.conradchallenge.org.

 

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Sep 19, 2018

Alexander is a professor of finance as well as Advisor and Board of Directors Member for fintech and financial services companies. Which means he is transforming, accelerating, and advising businesses that students he is educating want to work for.

As a professor, Alexander helps students understand how the financial services industry works. He also lead a master's in financial analysis program, helping students bridge their liberal arts background to a focused career in finance.

As a Board member, Alexander works with fintech and financial services companies that want to transform traditional industry business models to unleash exponential growth and value. He brings expertise in governance, strategy, growth, financial management and operations.

As a CEO advisor, Alexander mentors CEOs and Boards who want to turn strategy into action. Currently working with 20+ early stage and middle market businesses.

 

Alexander Lowry Show Highlights:

  • Alexander's interesting new MBA program
  • Top down vs bottom up framework for innovation and change
  • What Alexander has learned from Wharton and his for profit endeavors
  • Tempering intensity in order to achieve the vision
  • 5 big buckets of life
  • What goal setting looks like within a team
  • VAKOG model of communication
  • The Pareto principle in school leadership
  • Leading from behind
  • How to setup a personal board

 

“Where is good, good enough, and where do I need perfection?”

-Alexander Lowry

 

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

 

SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

 

The Conrad Challenge

The Conrad Challenge promotes collaborative, student-centered, real world-relevant learning that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship, unleashing students’ potential to create future-defining solutions and a sustainable society for generations to come.

 

The Conrad Challenge invites teams of 2-5 students between the ages of 13-18 to innovate new products and services that address global issues in one of six categories:

  • Aerospace & Aviation;
  • Cyber-Technology & Security;
  • Energy & Environment;
  • Health & Nutrition;
  • Smoke-Free World;
  • Transforming Education with Technology.    


The registration process is open from August 24 to October 19, 2018 at www.conradchallenge.org.

 

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Sep 12, 2018

Daniel P. Kelley is an educator, instructional leader, and innovator. Before assuming the presidency of NASSP in 2017, Dan served as principal of Smithfield High School in Smithfield, RI, and was named the 2012 Rhode Island Principal of the Year. Before this, he served as a high school assistant principal; a high school and middle school special education teacher; and a middle school math and science teacher.

As a leader in education, Dan believes in challenging current instructional practices to provide creative and effective opportunities for students to learn, grow, and succeed. He is passionate about educational leadership that builds strong relationships with faculty and the community, utilizing social media to foster connections between educators, and establishing Personal Learning Networks for collaboration and professional development.

Dan Kelley Show Highlights:

  • What Dan has learned through conversations with principals across the United States.
  • The principal + teacher shortage
  • Why Twitter is the best social media tool for educators
  • Dan’s biggest “Aha” moments as the President of NASSP
  • The need for Principal coaching / mentoring
  • Education is not broken
  • The mistake of not listening

 

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Download the video “Transformational Listening” here: https://betterleadersbetterschools.com/162-dan-kelley/

 

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

 

SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

 

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

 

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Sep 5, 2018

Ryan was raised in Southern California, where his diverse education experiences all started. He attended public school, private school, and was homeschooled. He has seen and been part of all types of education systems, which gives him a different perspective. Ryan is a passionate educator who has made it his mission to help everyone live up to their potential.

He also has an immense dedication to kids and to making sure all educators understand the power they have in a child’s life. Ryan was a physical education teacher for ten years before taking the leap from teacher to administrator. After serving two years as a high school vice principal, Ryan is now the lead learner/principal of an elementary school in Concord, California. He prides himself on being someone who can build strong school culture, and that is exactly what has happened at the schools where he has served as an administrator.

Ryan works in the community where he lives, which allows him to build many relationships that foster a great learning environment for staff, students, and families. He also travels and speaks about creative educational practices and how we all have the power to Be the One for Kids. Other topics on which he speaks include Incorporating Technology, Being an Educator in Action, Creating a School Where No One Wants to Leave, and many others. He moderates a variety of Twitter chats and is very active on social media.

Ryan’s wife, Barbara, and four children, Robert, Joshua, Julianna, and Zachary, are the light of his world. Ryan and his family reside in Concord, California.

 

Ryan Sheehy Show Highlights:

  • What Be the One for Kids is all about
  • How blogging every week helped him clarify his message
  • Ryan started his blog for himself because of the value of reflection
  • Hitting publish can be scary … here is how to get around it
  • What are you doing to empower educators?
  • The first step to building relationships
  • Education should be fun
  • Ryan’s favorite ways to celebrate people
  • Ryan’s 1-on-1 coffee house meetings for all staff

 

“Life in general is best played as a team sport.”

-Ryan Sheehy

 

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Ryan Sheehy Contact Info

“Are your dreams of tomorrow aligned with your habits of today.”

-Steph Curry

 

Podcast Upgrade

Download the Questions for the Coffeehouse here https://betterleadersbetterschools.com/ryan-sheehy/

 

Show Some Love

 

Join my hybrid group coaching

& leadership development community

 

Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444

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:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)
  • You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/



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