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48 minutes | Jun 19, 2020
Nick Wahl: Interest-Based Bargaining
In this episode, Jo Anderson, Co-Executive Director for the Consortium for Educational Change, speaks with Nick Wahl, a champion in the education arena, having served public schools for more than thirty years in roles as teacher, coach, athletic director, building principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent of schools. Jo and Nick talk about building a relationship of trust through interest-based bargaining.
67 minutes | Nov 20, 2019
Carole Collins Ayanlaja: Equity
In this episode, Arlana Bedard, a Programs & Services Director with Consortium for Educational Change, speaks with Carole Collins Ayanlaja, an Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University. Carole and Arlana talk about the intersectionalities of race and gender and their impact on educational leadership. To learn more about the Consortium for Educational Change and TURN, visit CECweb.org and TURNweb.org .
38 minutes | Apr 30, 2019
Ruth Cross and Gail Capps: Social Emotional Learning
In this episode, Mary McDonald, the Senior Director of Regional and National Work with Consortium for Educational Change, speaks with Ruth Cross and Gail Capps. Ruth is a retired teacher, principal and assistant superintendent and now works with CASEL, the Collaborative for Academic Social and Emotional Learning.
29 minutes | Apr 4, 2019
Eugene Robinson, Jr.: Ensuring Postsecondary Success for All Students
In this episode, Arlana Bedard, a Programs & Services Director with Consortium for Educational Change, speaks with Eugene Robinson, Jr., the Director of Postsecondary Support & Strategy with the Chicago Public Schools Office of Network Support. Eugene talks about how school systems can better ensure postsecondary success for African-American male students. To learn more about the Consortium for Educational Change and TURN, visit CECweb.org and TURNweb.org .
44 minutes | Oct 22, 2018
Angela Jerabek - Building Assets, Reducing Risks
In this episode, Jo Anderson, co-executive director of the Consortium for Educational Change, speaks with Angela Jerabek, executive director of the BARR Center. Angela talks about her experience helping schools meet the academic, social and emotional needs of all students using the BARR model, which is rooted in the belief that growth is possible for every school, with the same students and the same teachers. You can request a webinar with BARR to learn more by clicking here .
32 minutes | Dec 27, 2017
Loukia Mastrodimos: The Role of Teacher Wellness on Student Learning
In this episode, Shelley Taylor, a senior director from the Consortium for Educational Change, talks with Loukia Mastrodimos, who is a former teacher and administrator who now runs Erini Yoga and Wellness. Loukia shares that in order for educators to be able to take care of their students, they must first take care of themselves. Any school or district interested in learning more about wellness can visit Loukia's website at eriniyogawellness.com . For more information about CEC, visit cecweb.
30 minutes | Dec 27, 2017
Mary Tavegia: The Strategies for Classroom Teachers to Help Students Impacted by Trauma
In this episode, Mary Tavegia discusses social-emotional learning strategies for classroom teachers that they can implement in order to assist all students, especially those facing challenges both inside and outside of school. Any school or district interested in learning more about social-emotional learning and CEC's approach to assisting teachers in this area can visit the CEC website at cecweb.org or the TURN website at turnweb.org.
32 minutes | Dec 27, 2017
Tali Raviv: The Effect Trauma-Informed Educators Can Have on Student's Lives
In this episode, Shelley Taylor, a senior director from the Consortium for Educational Change, speaks with Dr. Tali Raviv from the Center for Childhood Resilience about how schools can become more trauma informed. Dr. Raviv shares thoughts on how the entire school community can help students who are in need. She also discusses her new book, Creating Healing School Communities, that explains how teachers can support students dealing with trauma.
26 minutes | Dec 27, 2017
Ann Cummins-Bogan: The Impact of Labor-Management Collaboration on Student Success
In this episode we speak with Ann Cummins-Bogan, an educational consultant with many years of experience in the classroom. She has also served as a union leader. Ann is being interviewed by Mary McDonald, a senior director at the Consortium for Educational Change. CEC is working across the country with administrators and union leaders to build success in a labor management approach in districts. To learn more about how to become involved, please visit the TURN website at turnweb.
26 minutes | Dec 27, 2017
Batavia School District Leaders: The Journey Toward Labor-Management Collaboration to Help Students
In this episode we speak with three educators from Batavia School District, which is located in the suburbs of Chicago. The union leader, the superintendent and the curriculum director talk with Mary McDonald, a senior director at the Consortium for Educational Change. The group has been on a labor-management collaboration journey for many years.
39 minutes | Dec 27, 2017
Michael Fullan: The Critical Importance of Deep Learning for Students
Michael Fullan In this episode we have Michael Fullan, author of many books on education and the global leadership director with New Pedagogies for Deep Learning being interviewed by Jo Anderson, co-executive director of the Consortium for Educational Change. Michael discusses the right drivers and the wrong drivers in education and how using the right drivers like collaboration and capacity building are the keys to student success.
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