School Culture By Design
About This Show
During 30+ years of wandering the continent, visiting schools and listening to school people share their joys and frustrations, Phil Boyte has learned a lot about building great school culture. In this podcast you will hear examples Phil has seen work to enhance school culture, stories from some of his heroes in education and simple ideas to start implementing on your campus today!
We invite you along on this listening journey. You will hear simple and transformative stories about building community, vulnerability, and trust on your campus. No matter what role you play, we believe everyone has a hand in creating a school no one will want to leave.
Most Recent Episode
Using student activities to create great culture - Guest Kristin Patten
Join Phil Boyte as he interviews Kristin Patten, the Activities Director at Antelope High School in the Sacramento area. Kristin Patten has been teaching for the past 12 years and has helped open two brand new schools. She started out as a teacher, Link Crew Advisor and eventually the Activities Director at the brand new school Rosemont High School. In 2008, Kristin was recruited by the amazing John Becker to help open Antelope High School. As the Activities Director for the past 9 years, Kristin has a passion for helping everyone embrace the TITAN way and create an incredible school culture each day. During this podcast, Phil and Kristin talk about things like how to envision amazing events prior to getting stuck in the nitty gritty. Having tenacity to NOT give in and the concept of first focusing on the staff which leads to a greater sense of community within the students on your campus.