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Enterprise Middle School received the 2018 ASCD Whole Child Award in Washington, for its award winning culture. By creating a culture of kindness, service, and empathy we've taken student leadership to an epic level. We invite you to join in this student-led journey where we explore Character, Excellence, and Community with some of the best leadership minds. We'll be sharing interviews with authors, educators, experts, and even other leadership students around the country. Whether you're an educator, student, parent or just passionate about culture and leadership, we invite you into this unique platform focused on raising education to incredible heights.

Enterprise Middle School received the 2018 ASCD Whole Child Award in Washington, for its award winning culture. By creating a culture of kindness, service, and empathy we've taken student leadership to an epic level. We invite you to join in this student-led journey where we explore Character, Excellence, and Community with some of the best leadership minds. We'll be sharing interviews with authors, educators, experts, and even other leadership students around the country. Whether you're an educator, student, parent or just passionate about culture and leadership, we invite you into this unique platform focused on raising education to incredible heights.
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Enterprise Middle School received the 2018 ASCD Whole Child Award in Washington, for its award winning culture. By creating a culture of kindness, service, and empathy we've taken student leadership to an epic level. We invite you to join in this student-led journey where we explore Character, Excellence, and Community with some of the best leadership minds. We'll be sharing interviews with authors, educators, experts, and even other leadership students around the country. Whether you're an educator, student, parent or just passionate about culture and leadership, we invite you into this unique platform focused on raising education to incredible heights.

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Episodes

Elisabeth Bostwick

10/12/2019
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Elisabeth Bostwick is the author of Take the L.E.A.P.: Ignite a Culture of Innovation. Bostwick combines her passion for teaching and learning with her vision for enhancing a collaborative culture of thought leaders. Bostwick speaks all around the country at conferences and schools to support educators in their journey to foster cultures of innovation and authentic learning experiences for their students. Bostwick has also been honored with the NextGen Young Professional Leader in Education...

Duration:00:32:56

Jared Smith

10/5/2019
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Jared Smith is the creator of “Project: Love People” and a CharacterStrong rock-star Speaker. As a current college student at Central Washington University, he is on a life-time mission to spread love and positivity everywhere and anywhere. He has a strong belief that all people have tremendous potential and capabilities. Smith wants to do all of this while HAVING FUN! His most important message is very simple...Love People! In this episode, Smith talks about the importance of loving...

Duration:00:19:11

George Couros

9/29/2019
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George Couros is the author of The Innovator's Mindset and Innovate Inside the Box. Couros is currently a world renowned innovative teaching, learning, and leadership consultant who travels the world speaking his vision for education into existence. Couros has 17 years of experience in education and is passionate about creating a collaborative environment in school to ensure that ALL students have their needs met by empowering them to become leaders in their own education. Couros believes...

Duration:00:36:02

Roman Nowak

9/14/2019
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Roman Nowak is a high school teacher from Rockland Ontario. He’s a student success leader, agent of transformation, and avid learner. He’s extremely passionate about promoting kindness in his classroom and around the world. In this episode, Nowak talks about his passion for kindness and his desire to bring that into each student's life. Later, Desi and Jack reflect on the dream of being yourself and not letting anything get in your way. Follow Roman Nowak on Social Media: Twitter and...

Duration:00:23:00

Esteban Gast

9/8/2019
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Esteban Gast is an entertainer, educator, and entrepreneur who is UBER passionate about storytelling as a means to learn, connect, and empathize. Gast co-wrote an outstanding teaching book called “Building Your Creativity.” He’s the co-founder of Scriptd and was the star of the TV show “Jungletown” which aired on VICELAND and A&E. Additionally, he’s been profiled in WBEZ, Huffington Post, Hollywood Reporter, and Brooklyn Magazine. Currently, he’s a speaker and trainer for CharacterStrong....

Duration:00:28:33

Mandy Manning

9/1/2019
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Mandy Manning was selected as the 2018 Washington State Teacher of the Year and the National Teacher of the Year. She’s an incredible educator who specializes in English language learners for refugee and immigrant students at Joel Ferris High School in Spokane, Washington. She strives to ensure her students feel welcome, wanted and loved, and works to instill in them the belief that they are worthy of every success and the happiness they dream. In this episode, Manning talks about creating...

Duration:00:29:53

Clint Pulver

8/25/2019
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Clint Pulver is an actor, professional drummer, award winning keynote speaker, and president and founder of The Center for Employee Retention. As a performing artist, he’s performed on America’s Got Talent, multiple movies, and venues like the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. His clients include the NBA’s Utah Jazz, AT&T, and Hewlett Packard. Clint is known as “The Millennial Speaker” as his viral YouTube videos impact people around the world. As a master storyteller with real life experience to...

Duration:00:32:43

Jennifer Klauss

8/17/2019
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Jennifer Klauss is currently the lead principal at Enterprise Middle School, in the Richland School District and has been in education for 18 years. After graduating from Kennewick High School, she played college basketball at Lewis and Clark College while completing her Bachelor of Science. Additionally, she obtained a Master’s Degree in education from Washington State University. In this episode, Klauss explains how character and relationships are critical to Whole Child education. Later,...

Duration:00:27:15

Liberty Middle School

8/5/2019
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David Volke is an award winning leadership teacher, Climate & Culture TOSA, and a CharacterStrong Presenter from Liberty Middle School, in Camas Washington. He was selected as the 2019 Educator of the Year for the Camas School District. With Volke’s whole child vision and the intentional service of student leaders like Madelyn and Olajuwon, LMS is creating an incredible school culture. In this episode, Madelyn, Olajuwon, and Volke share how CharacterStrong has transformed their school....

Duration:00:23:10

Charles "Peanut" Tillman

7/28/2019
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Charles “Peanut” Tillman is a former All-Pro NFL cornerback who played for the Chicago Bears and the Carolina Panthers. Tillman helped the Bears make it to Superbowl 41. He was also selected for the Pro Bowl twice and was given the honor of NFL’s “Walter Payton Man of the Year” for his charitable work. Additionally, he started the Charles Tillman Cornerstone Foundation in 2005. In this episode, Tillman shares his message for a character infused life through servant leadership. Later, Josh...

Duration:00:14:39

Houston Kraft

7/5/2019
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Houston Kraft is a professional speaker, leadership consultant, and kindness advocate who speaks at schools, conferences, and events internationally. He has spoken to nearly a half a million people at nearly 800 engagements and counting. He is the co-founder of CharacterStrong -which offers Social Emotional Learning curriculum, trainings, and resources. Also, he’s the creator of the Choose Love movement which is reframing love from a feeling into a series of incredible actions. In this...

Duration:00:29:52

Dr. Matt Bellace

7/1/2019
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Dr. Matt Bellace has a Ph. D. in clinical psychology from Drexel University. He has a passion for public speaking, helping children find their “natural high”, and living a healthy life through stand-up comedy. He is the author of the book, “A Better High” and contributes to the National Geographic Kids books series “This or That” and “How To Get High Naturally.” He has dedicated his career to help people who are in critical conditions outside and inside the hospital. Bellace is a driving...

Duration:00:34:06

Jeff Kubiak

6/19/2019
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Jeff Kubiak is a former world-class swimmer and coach who’s now a passionate Educator, Speaker and Blogger. He’s currently, the Principal of Nelda Mundy Elementary School in Fairfield, California. He’s the Director of Kindness for Pushing Boundaries Consulting. Additionally, he is the author of a children’s book called “One Drop of Kindness.” In this episode, Kubiak shares his vision for cultures of kindness with KIDS FIRST Thinking, student voice, and a belief that ALL KIDS CAN! Later,...

Duration:00:24:31

Cedar Crest Middle School

6/16/2019
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Mariah Rackley, is the Principal at Cedar Crest Middle School in Lebanon Pennsylvania and a passionate innovative change agent. She was the 2018 “NASSP Digital Principal of the Year.” As a lead learner she speaks, writes and magnifies her Falcon Family brand as a Wakelet Ambassador! Additionally, she is joined by Jillian, the 2018-2019 Cedar Crest “Student of the Year.” As a forward thinking educational institute, Cedar Crest is leading a future driven movement. In this episode, Rackley and...

Duration:00:32:06

South Middle School

5/18/2019
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Darren Ellwein was the 2017 Digital Principal of the Year from South Middle School, in Harrisburg South Dakota and a cutting edge leader, speaker, and blogger. He’s the Co-Author of “The Revolution: It’s Time to Empower Change in our Schools.” Additionally, Alex is the Miss Mount Rushmore USA Ambassador Jr Teen for 2019. Alex is a passionate student leader from South who believes in animal rights, positivity, and personalized learning. She’s currently using her platform to raise awareness on...

Duration:00:42:07

Enumclaw Middle School

4/28/2019
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Enumclaw Middle School, in Western Washington, is a recognized hotbed of amazing educational leadership. Their Timberwolf Talk Show sets the standard for peer to peer character instruction. In this episode, Wildcat Nation is joined by Enumclaw’s Award Winning Leadership Teacher Karl Karkainen and two of his outstanding student leaders: Raegan and Natalie. Later, Hayes joins Desi and Audrey to reflect on how fellow student leaders are using their influence to impact the world. Follow...

Duration:00:33:08

Frank DeAngelis

4/20/2019
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Frank DeAngelis is an internationally reknowned speaker, consultant, and author. His new book “They Call Me Mr De” shares his incredibly powerful story as a retired principal of Colorado’s Columbine High School. DeAngelis helped lead a school, community, and nation from the horrfic tragedy on April 20, 1999 through courage, love, heart, resilience, and recovery. He was selcted as the Colorado High School Principal of the Year and a finalist for National Principal of the Year. He recently...

Duration:00:33:45

Jon Gordon

4/5/2019
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Jon Gordon’s best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by numerous Fortune 500 companies, professional and college sports teams, school districts, hospitals, and non-profits. He is the author of 17 books including multiple best-sellers: The Energy Bus, The Carpenter, Training Camp, You Win in the Locker Room First, The Power of Positive Leadership and The Power of a Positive Team. Jon and his tips have been...

Duration:00:29:10

Andrew McPeak

3/24/2019
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Andrew McPeak is a millennial speaker and content developer with Growing Leaders. His experiences as both presenter and curriculum designer have led him to become well versed in communicating to and about the next generation. McPeak also serves as the Director of Program Excellence at Growing Leaders where he and his team work closely with schools, universities and sports teams on effectively implementing Habitudes as a tool to teach life and leadership skills. Additionally, McPeak is the...

Duration:00:23:45

Dave Burgess

3/17/2019
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Dave Burgess is the New York Times Best-Selling author of “Teach Like A PIRATE” and co-author of “P is for PIRATE”. He is a highly sought after professional development speaker well known for his creative, entertaining, and outrageously energetic style. His workshops, seminars, and keynotes not only motivate and inspire teachers, but also help them to develop practical ways to become more creative and engaging in the classroom. As a teacher at West Hills High School in San Diego, he was the...

Duration:00:20:15