SCHOOL-COMMUNITY BASED ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEMS
Listen to nationally recognized expert & founder of Test Sense,John Tanner.
Learn about the unintended consequences & how to fix them.Thank you, Fresh Grade
“CTE ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP:
10 THINGS TO KNOW IN YOUR FIRST YEAR
The new book from ACTE & NOCTI with authors Delmas Watkins, John Foster and Clyde Hornberger
You’re gonna’ love this show with NAGC as their guest is Jake Allen, teacher in Huntsville AL
and a recent contestant in this year’s Jeopardy Teacher Tournament.
HOW TO BUILD GREAT EDUCATORS
A real treat, we have SNHU Dean of Education Ray McNulty on their programs and partnerships
CREATING OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS WITH
DISABILITIES TO EXPLORE STEM
Dr. Greg Firn is my guest. Greg, a former Superintendent is now COO of RoboKind ,
a company devoted to all children with a special expertise that helps challenged students
A DEEP LOOK AT TITLE l
Thank you Waterford for bringing us Federal Policy expert Charles Blaschke
A VISIT WITH LANDMARK COLLEGE
Landmark College is exclusively for students who learn differently including Dyslexia, ADHD, Autism, Aspergers, etc. President Peter Eden is my guest.
THE ILA STANDARDS FOR THE PREPARATION OF
Professors Diane Kern & Autumn Dodge on how the
updated standards reflect equity and diversity, etc
EVERY STUDENT DESERVES A GREAT COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION
I couldn’t agree more in a computer age. The Computer Science Teachers Association brings us CT-based computer science educator/advocate Chinma Uche. She comes to us with an unbelievable science & computer education background
MAGNET SCHOOLS: THE VISION
the Supt of Mt Airy (NC) schools, Dr. Kim Morrison.
90 YEARS OF EMPOWERING EDUCATORS IN THE ST. LOUIS AREA
Dr.Paul Ziegler, Executive Director of Ed Plus… in a digital transition working with Discovery Ed
THE TEACHER POWER OF BOARD CERTIFICATION
Board certified Wisconsin Educator Lyman Elliott on teacher activism in Wisconsin and the
growing need to certify more educators as a marker of true professionalism
Five Roles and Mindsets that ignite Positive Change in Schools with
ASCD authors Alissa Gallagher and Kami Thordarson
They’re planning a trip to Qatar for educators…and we’ll talk about all their work during the show.
ALL ABOUT READING & LITERACY WORLDWIDE
Rick Smith, CEO and Jule McCombes-Tollis, Chief Academic Officer are my guests.
IDA is a first time guest..and there will be many more shows.
We have the author and the leading expert on compliance, Linette Attai.
A must listen for school district leaders.
NORTH DAKOTA: CREATING AN EQUITABLE SYSTEM FOR ALL STUDENTS
Thank you ,CCSSO for bringing N.D.’s State Superintendent Kristen Baesler
PREVIEW THE 2018 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Find out why LA in July will be a great experience with ASCA’s Director of Education and Training Jen Walsh
WHOLE CHILD EDUCATION:
SAVING OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Returning guest Mike Hynes, Superintendent of Patchogue-Medford schools in NY is a great thought leader on Potential Based and Whole Child education
CREATING A VIBRANT CULTURE OF STEM
We’re heading over to Richardson TX and speaking to Supt. Dr. Tabitha Branum to
discover all the great thing she and her team are doing in the district.
AN EXPLORATION OF MICRO CREDENTIALING, ACCESS AND EQUITY
HAPPENING JUST BEFORE ISTE IN CHICAGO:
Our good friends Bruce Umpstead and Wayne Skipper join conference organizer Noah Geisel.
Badges are cool and important…a very worthwhile listen
THE STATE OF SOCIAL STUDIES 2018
NCSS Executive Director Larry Paska with Board member Mary Ellen Daneels
and Utah Social Studies educator Robert Austin
BOZEMAN , MT SCHOOLS & PROTECTING STUDENT PRIVACY
Linnette Attai of Playwell LLC, Tech expert Tom Unwin join Bozeman’s Tech Director Brad Somers
HOW LIVE, ONLINE TEACHERS FULFILL CRITICAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MISSIONS
Academic service needs grow and districts need even more qualified educators.
Find out how East Moriches NY school superintendent Dr. Charles Russo handled the challenge with help from iTutor….iTutor’s COO Steve Pines will be joining the conversation.
THE CROSS CURRICULAR ‘CSI FORENSIC ‘ UNIT IN DRIGGS, IDAHO SCHOOLS
I learned about this at ASCD where the teaching team presented. Breaking down the silos,
getting the community involved and getting the kids engaged….who could ask for anything more. We’ve got the teaching team as our guests
THE AASA URBAN ACADEMY
with Morcease Beasley, Superintendent Clayton County (Ga.) Public Schools & Rupak Gandhi, Superintendent, Fargo (N.D.) Public Schools. AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has launched distinct partnerships with Howard University and the University of Southern California to bolster the effectiveness of school district leadership in our nation’s urban areas.The leadership program is designed to prepare individuals for certification and success in urban and increasingly diverse suburban settings. Two of the latest graduates from the program include our guests.
INTERVENTION ! REACHING STRUGGLING READERS
Thanks to our friends at Waterford Institute, we have with us Dr. Gayle White-Wallace, the Director of Pre-K and The Standards Administrator of ELA/Literacy, Reading & Social Studies at NY’s Mount Vernon School District
MAKING GREAT STEM TEACHERS
There’s a national UTEACH consortium of colleges making great STEM educators.
Represented today are The University of Houston, University of Kansas and The University of Texas in Austin
Board certification is so important for all educators and NBPTS is the group that does the certifying. Today we’ll be talking with Rich Klein, NBPTS Communications Director and his special guest Sabrina Gates, Executive Director of The Center for Technology and Education in Hillsborough County, FL.
EDUCATORS FROM PUERTO RICO UNIVERSITIES
CREATING A ‘ DISASTER PEDAGOGY’ CURRICULUM
How do we teach our children after a disaster like the hurricane that hit Puerto Rico, tornadoes everywhere, floods in Houston, etc. We have Professors Ricia Anne Chansky and Edward G. Contreras Santiago and award winning author Marci Densiuk on dealing with these terrible situations and creating a way to teach children about how to deal with it all
From USAD, National Director Joyce Swanson and our good friend from AESA, Executive Director Joan Wade
ENSURING EQUITY FOR ALL STUDENTS
a former Elementary school Principal of the Year. Thank you Fresh Grade for this introduction
THE NEW DAILY MATH FLUENCY PROGRAM
From our old friends at ETA Hand2Mind, we have Golden Apple award winning educator,
Lindsey Petlak to explain this exciting new product
LIVE FROM THE NATIONAL RURAL COLLEGE ACCESS & SUCCESS SEMINAR
Thank yoU , Executive Director Allen Pratt of NREA for this show on rural workforce development aligning with K-12 to end the skills gap.
THE ED-FI ALLIANCE & SETDA
SETDA‘s Execuitve Director Tracy Weeks is joined by ED-FI‘s Maureen Wentworth.
Ed-FI is a non-profit that empowers educators with comprehensive data
that is secure, accurate and actionable
SOME GREAT THOUGHTS AND ACTIONS ON CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT
VP Eileen Hillebrand
HELPING ENGLISH TEACHERS PERSEVERE!
Great show title from NCTE with guests, authors Professors Leila Christenbury
and Ken Lindblom on “Continuing the Journey” for seasoned professionals
MAINSTREAMING SPECIAL ED IN THE CLASSROOM
THE AACTE SPECIAL EDUCATION TASKFORCE
AACTE brings us Dr Renee Roselle from UCONN, Dr Deborah Reed from U North Florida with
AACTE’s Amanda Lester & Dr Jane West
GIFTED EDUCATION: THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP AT ADVANCED LEVELS
From Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, we have Dr . Jonathan Plucker.
Dr. Plucker is also President-Elect of The National Association for Gifted Children
IDENTIFYING SCHOOL SUPPORT NEEDS AND THE ‘GET GO’ PROCESS
Returning guest Dr. Howie Knoff on identifying MTSS “Multi-Tiered School Support” Needs.
MANAGING THE BALANCE BETWEEN SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY USE
I always love doing shows with my friends at Facilitron. This is a subject too long overlooked.
This time Jeff Benjamin brings with him former AASA Supt of the Year
Phil Lanoue who is a great guest whenever he comes on.
They’ll talk about their new “White Paper” on the subject.
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION
We have one of the experts with us, Dr. Fraser Shein of Quillsoft on Universal Design for Learning
and how AT has grown
“ILA Choices” Reading List
Putting Quality Lit into the Hands of All
Paying increased attention to diversity: Race, Culture, Abilities, Gender with
Terrilynn Lebel Cheney from Maine’s Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing & Julie Scullen of Anoka-Henderson MN schools, former member of ILA’s Board of Directors and former Pres of MN Reading Association
DOING SOMETHING ABOUT THE
GLOBAL SHORTAGE OF CERTIFIED TEACHERS
TEACH NOW is an amazing company I met at the AACTE Conference.
Founder Dr. Emily Feitstritzer has been revolutionizing teacher education for over 40 years is our guest.
MAKING DIGITAL CONTENT ACCESSIBLE FOR ALL
with special guests NWEA’s Director of Accessibility Brian Tosky and Dr. Elizabeth Barker, their Accessibility Lead . We’ll talk on the importance of Universal Design and much much more
PREPARING TEACHERS FOR IMPORTANT &
CHALLENGING LEADERSHIP ROLES IN SCHOOLS
From “The Witch City” in Massachusetts, Salem State U Professors Jacy Ippolito
and Megin Charner-Laird on their new certificate program
Dr. Robert McLaughlin , Executive Director, is our guest.The Collaborative works
with communities to close the digital divide for low income learners.
THE CONVERGENCE OF CONSUMER &
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES TO SUPPORT STUDENTS
COSN’S ‘EMPOWERED SUPERINTENDENT INITIATIVE”
Supt. Ann Linson of East Noble School Corporation in Indiana and
Supt Mike Winstead of Maryville, TN join Ann McMullan representing COSN
Educator Voice from Smartbrief
with Smartbrief Editor’s Choice Content Award Winner
Matt Miller, Indiana Educator, blogger and author
EMPOWERING NEW TEACHERS THROUGH
CONNECTIONS AND COLLABORATION
of the New Teacher Chat and Professor at University of La Verne
EXPLORING THE PUBLIC ROLE OF THE ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL
NAESP’s Ass’t Executive Director,Danny Carlson is our guest
A LOOK AT SPECIAL EDUCATION TODAY
CATHOLIC EDUCATION : SUMMER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
There’s a great schedule for Catholic School educators from NCEA.
Learn all about it
ED TECH AND THE FULL LEARNING CYCLE
Waterford Institute’s COO Andy Myers join us on engaging the
entirety of education; students, family, teachers and administration
THE “NEXT GENERATION SCHOLARS” PROGRAM OF
with Brian Dulay Executive Director of The Roundtable. Work with your business community!!
A CULTURE OF S.T.E.A.M. EDUCATION IN JANESVILLE WI SCHOOLS
Always promoting equitable education for every student through “Janesville Promises”,we have Stephen Pophal, Janesville Supt. and Josh Truman from Discovery Education who is working with the district to explain it all
INTEGRATING GROWTH MINDSET IN K-6
Thank you Newmark Learning for bringing author and professor Dr. Rosanne Kurstedt,
Assoc. Director of READ East Harlem/Hunter College
Authors Bill Sommers and Diana Zimmerman join us on having the right conversation at the right time.
Creating a partnership of the entire community to bring about STEM Education in an organized manner
ED TECH ,EQUITY AND THE POWER OF USER EXPERIENCE
A LOOK AT MANAGING AND CREATING INTERDISCIPLINARY LEARNING
Teachers working together to build better learning. Who’s in charge and how
is it done successfully with educator, blogger and thought leader Starr Sackstein
QUALITY INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS YOU CAN USE
SETDA Deputy Executive Director Christine Fox is joined by Utah educator
Alan Griffin, currently Curriculum Content Specialist at the Utah Sate DOE
BRING THE SKY INTO YOUR CLASSROOM
STEM expert Professor Billy Hix returns with tips on science curriculum and using astronomy in your class , even in daylight hours. Every show with Billy Hix is a great one! Treat yourself and listen.
HOW HIGH THE BAR?
TRULY MEASURING U.S. EDUCATION AGAINST OTHER NATIONS
Supt of Patchogue Medford (NY) Schools , Michael Hynes
PORTFOLIOS AND AN EQUAL PARTNERSHIP WITH PARENTS
Thank you Fresh Grade for bringing us the wisdom and experience of
Dr. Sean Scott, Ass’t Supt. of Medford TX ISD
THE IMPORTANCE OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
IN THE K-12 CLASSROOM OF TODAY
A real treat calling from The American School of Tegucigalpa Honduras, we have educator Michelle Lagos…thanks to our friends at The Computer Science Teachers Association where she was the first person of Latin American heritage to serve on the board
EMPOWER STUDENTS TO UNDERSTAND THEIR DIGITAL FOOTPRINT
Our good friend Bruce Umpstead of ScaleUp Education Partners is joined by Eric Butash of The Highlander Institute.The Highlander Institute is an education non-profit organization focused on researching, developing, and disseminating innovative methods to improve outcomes for all learners
LEARN ABOUT THE
NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR EDUCATORS
A terrific conference coming to Lake Buena Vista Florida June 13-15.
Explaining it all is LSI’s CEO Michael Toth. Its all about THE POWER OF YOU”
ISTE on IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION
Teacher Christina Torres, an 8th Grade English Teacher at Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii. She has worked with Teach For America, Hope Street Group, the Center for Teacher Quality, and Teaching Tolerance. on her award winning post
CONNECTING THE DOTS
IMPROVING STUDENT OUTCOMES WITH GREAT INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN
Two Instructional Technologists from Ozarks Technical Community College join us , They use a product called COURSETUNE which is getting rave reviews nationwide , allowing K-20 educators to design proper learning. It is very very cool and your district needs to know about it..
THE AASA DIGITAL CONSORTIUM..APRIL 19-21 IN ST. LOUIS
AASA’s Digital Consortium is co-chaired by
IL Superintendents Mike Lubelfeld and Nick Polyak.
We’ll focus on the critical importance of digital learning and mobilizing school supts
in creating E Leaning environments
A HALLMARK OF PROFESSIONALISM IN SCHOOL COMMUNICATION:
Every district needs a professional communications officer in an age of family engagement and financial pressures. We have ring Rich Bagin and Karen Kleinz and Jennifer Landes of NSPRA, The National School Public Relations Association, to explain it all.
Thank you NCTE for bringing us Huntersville, NC AP Lit educator Melissa Smith and her students.Melissa is the creator of the #TeachLivingPoets hashtag
Poetry’s cool. Have no fear. Enjoy the show and
FINDING SUCCESS THE FIRST YEAR:
A SURVIVORS GUIDE FOR NEW TEACHERS
an expert on improving writing instruction is my guest
Developing Educator Capacity within Schools and Systems with author Eleanor Drago-Severson
RETHINKING FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT
ASCD authors Dr. Brent Duckor and Dr. Carrie Holmberg of the new book,
7 High Leverage Practices to Advance Student Learning
AND STUDENTS WORKING WORLDWIDE FOR SUSTAINABILITY
Students from the US and Qatari students met in Doha for a sustainability conference called YALLAH C2A. The kids loved it.
We’ve got students involved to talk about their sustainability proposals and ideas.
The Mathical Book Prize aims to share books which inspire a love of math in the everyday world. Each year’s winners and honor books join a selective and ever-growing list of fiction and non-fiction titles for kids of all ages Math professor from the University of Wisconsin in Madison Dr Jordan Ellenberg and Kirsten Bohl of The Mathematical Sciences Outreach Institute join us to discuss the winning titles
MIDDLE SCHOOL CTE
An ACTE show presented by iCEV featuring the CTE Director of Peoria schools in AZ
Patti Beltram and ACTE’s Steve DeWitt
PROPER FACILITIES MANAGEMENT LEADS TO
NEW FUNDING IN SAN JOSE SCHOOLS
How they’re doing it is explained by ESUHSD. org Assistant Supt of Business Services Marcus Battle. Thank you Facilitron for the introduction
SCHOOL COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR
Congratulations to my guests
Colorado’s Cassie Poncelow of Fort Collins ,
Crystal Brewer from Pinola, MS
and Geoff heckman from Platte City, MO
ALL ABOUT MAGNET SCHOOLS
starring the Founder and Chief Academic Officer of the Flipped Learning Global Initiative, the one and only Jon Bergman
NURTURING THE QUIET KIDS IN YOUR CLASSROOM
Returning guest , whole child , connected educator Chrissy Romano, on balancing social emotional learning and advocating for those quiet kids, lessons learned after 25 years in the classroom.
PROTECTING STUDENT DATA PRIVACY
and Education Daily reporter Emily Brown
PBS: HELPING TO CREATE DIGITAL ENVIRONMENTS K-12 IN GEORGIA
talking about their very unique partnership.
Champions for students have started a new service for educators. Guests are the founder ,
longtime NJ educator Rich Allen and Michele Hill, World Language and
Special ed educator, consulting to Disrupt ED.
ITS SCHOOL LIBRARY MONTH
The gang from AASL is here to help your school celebrate….including Library Month Chair Jillian Ehlers from Queens, NY, Steve Yates , AASL prez, the one and only Sylvia Knight Norton, AASL Exec. Director and AASL Prez-elect Kathryn Root Lewis
LITERACY COACHING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
ILA brings us Dr. Jacy Ippolito from Salem MA State University, Chair of the Secondary and Higher Ed Department and Dr. Rita Bean, Professor Emerita from the U of Pittsburgh on the specialized role of Literacy Coach
E SPORTS IN EDUCATION…STEM
In addition to Friday Night Lights, you need to know about E sports for your school , focusing on what Orange County CA has done with UC-Irvine Professor of Informatics Constance Steinkueler , Gerald Solomon of the Samueli Foundation and also Head of School at Samueli Academy , Anthony Saba are my guests.