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Tech & Learning’s Honor Role

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Tech & Learning presents this podcast celebrating fierce and formidable women in education. Education veterans Drs. Kecia Ray and Frances Gipson talk with inspiring role models who have shaped the educational landscape by overcoming obstacles, connecting with mentors to guide them through their journey, and leading future generations of women through the glass ceiling and beyond.

Tech & Learning presents this podcast celebrating fierce and formidable women in education. Education veterans Drs. Kecia Ray and Frances Gipson talk with inspiring role models who have shaped the educational landscape by overcoming obstacles, connecting with mentors to guide them through their journey, and leading future generations of women through the glass ceiling and beyond.

Location:

United States

Description:

Tech & Learning presents this podcast celebrating fierce and formidable women in education. Education veterans Drs. Kecia Ray and Frances Gipson talk with inspiring role models who have shaped the educational landscape by overcoming obstacles, connecting with mentors to guide them through their journey, and leading future generations of women through the glass ceiling and beyond.

Language:

English

Contact:

845.414.6527


Episodes

37: The Honor Role 37: Arati Nagaraj

5/4/2022
Arati has harnessed technology to create innovative learning programs for employees at Apple, Facebook, Google and Uber, worldwide. As Director of Learning Events at EdSurge and Director of the Learning Innovation Hub at Silicon Valley Education Foundation, Arati built strategy and toolsets to empower school leaders, edtech entrepreneurs and teachers to make thoughtful technology decisions for teaching and learning. Arati is a Trustee of the Saratoga Union School District Board since 2010,...

Duration:00:35:54

36: The Honor Role Episode 36: Betsy Corcoran

4/20/2022
Betsy has been an icon in the edtech space for years. She has covered some of the most amazing stories in education and through her work pushed the envelope of what we should consider when designing learning. Listen to this exciting episode sharing her most recent works and her passion for continuous learning!

Duration:01:01:25

35: Fran Newberg & Mel Harris

4/7/2022
A dynamic duo is just one of the definitions used to describe Fran and Mel from Philadelphia School District. Trailblazing IT ladies who have set the standard for curriculum and IT partnerships in school districts. Hear about their incredible journey through COVID and the exciting work they've been doing to connect each and every student in the city, no matter where they attend school. Equity to the third degree!

Duration:00:37:37

34: The Honor Role Episode 34: Rebecca Ryan

3/23/2022
When you think of the future, the name Rebecca Ryan should ring a bell. A leading futurist and economist, Rebecca has worked with governments and school districts to design strategic plans focused on building a better tomorrow. Join us as we hear her insights and learn about foresight in this exciting episode on the future of education!

Duration:00:47:30

33: The Honor Role Episode 33: Melissa Dodd

3/9/2022
How might you step into the gap in both small and big ways? Melissa Dodd has served as the Chief Technology Officer for the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) since 2015. Melissa Dodd has effectively increased equity of access to technology and learning opportunities enabled by technology for students for the past 18 years in leadership roles with the Boston Public Schools (BPS) and SFUSD. At SFUSD, Ms. Dodd is charged with leading the district’s technology vision and digital...

Duration:00:35:31

32: The Honor Role Episode 32: Aida Molina

2/23/2022
Got love? Got leadership? Got love leadership? These are all embodied with this phenomenal leader, Dr. Aida Molina. This inspirational advocate, scholar, state school board member, and k-12 school leader shares a very personal story that will leave you reflecting and taking action in both your personal and professional life. How might you find your joy in the difficult, inspirational, and loving ways during your life journey?

Duration:00:40:12

31: The Honor Role Episode 31: Judy Elliott

2/9/2022
How might you use your experiences to heal yourself and heal community? Dr. Judy Elliott assists districts, cooperatives, schools, national organizations, state and federal departments of education in their efforts to update and realign systems and infrastructures around curriculum, instruction, assessment, data use, leadership and accountability that includes all students and renders a return on investment. It is no wonder she was appointed by Commissioner John King as the first ever New...

Duration:00:41:58

30: The Honor Role Episode 30: Nicole H. Holmes

1/26/2022
Nicole leads the transformative work in Cherokee County Public Schools Georgia. Her work includes digital transformation, literacy, and professional development through an extensive coaching model. Beyond that she is active in her community fighting homelessness and inequities! Take some time to listen to her inspirational interview.

Duration:00:56:39

29: The Honor Role Episode 29: Sarah Thomas

1/12/2022
Sarah is a wonderfully talented edtecker who inspires us through social media, develops us through her EduMatch project, and supports teachers throughout Prince George County Maryland. Hear her journey and be inspired!

Duration:00:26:55

28: The Honor Role Episode 28: Susan Brooks-Young

12/29/2021
If you've purchased any book on ISTE standards, chances are it was written by Susan Brooks-Young. An expert on not only the standards but also how to implement technology into your school programs from a principal's perspective, Susan will share her insight of 30-plus years leading the industry in education technology.

Duration:00:39:04

27: The Honor Role Episode 27: Sue Borrego

12/15/2021
Former Chancellor Borrego shares, “I am proof that educators taking an interest in and believing in your potential can motivate you to do whatever you set your mind to do.” Over the course of her 30-year career as an innovative leader in higher education, Dr. Susan E. Borrego has remained above all else a passionate advocate for students and the individual’s ability to enact positive change. Born in Detroit, Sue grew up downriver from the city in a working-class family of auto and steel...

Duration:00:40:18

26: The Honor Role Episode 26: Kim Mitchell

12/1/2021
Thank you for your service Kimberly Mitchell! As the Senior Vice President for Military, Veteran and Government Affairs at National University, she leads the innovative efforts at NU for military, veteran and military family educational and degree programs. Kim is a nationally recognized leading vocal advocate for our service members, veterans, military families and Gold Star Families and frequently speaks at non-profit, community, and corporate conferences in communities across the country....

Duration:00:37:02

25: The Honor Role Episode 25: Dorian Traube

11/17/2021
Have you had a “phoenix moment” that can inspire others to be brave and use their voice to build again? Learn with this pioneer in the telehealth field. As an award winning associate professor, she developed Parents as Teachers @ USC Telehealth. This first partnership of its kind between a national home visitation model and a university-based telehealth clinic had propelled the way we experience healthcare—especially in the pandemic environment. Her research agenda focuses on the utilization...

Duration:00:37:11

22: The Honor Role 24: Diane Doersch

11/3/2021
Diane W. Doersch serves as a Director of Technology for the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools initiative at Digital Promise. She came from a career in public education, first as an elementary school teacher, then a middle school computer applications teacher, and finally director of technology in a Wisconsin school district with approximately 6,000 students. She then served as Chief Technology and Information Officer in one of the five largest school districts in the state. In that role,...

Duration:00:40:03

22: The Honor Role Episode 23: Lil Kellogg

10/20/2021
Lillian Kellogg has dedicated her career to education and has over 25 years of experience in working with schools and libraries in the field of educational technology. She is a member of the board of directors for the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and a past board member of the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA). She co-chairs CoSN's Empowering the 21st Century Superintendent initiative and also serves as a member...

Duration:00:37:27

22: The Honor Role Episode 22: Jennifer Adams

10/6/2021
How might you be a mentor that shares, welcomes, and collaborates in a continual cycle of contributive learning with your non-negotiables? Let’s learn how Jenn navigates and leads in this space. Canadian Leader, Jennifer Adams recently completed an eight-year term as the Director of Education for the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board in Ontario Canada. She is a former superintendent of curriculum, elementary school principal, and French teacher. Her work influences globally in the SEL...

Duration:00:40:46

21: The Honor Role Episode 21: Adebisi Adebowale

9/1/2021
After earning both her bachelor's and master's degrees from the George Washington University debt-free as a Gates Millennium Scholar, interning in the White House, and traveling the world three times as a study abroad student, Adebisi knew she wanted to help more students achieve great heights through their higher education and career goals. One of the last things we need is for more students to be added to the never-ending national student debt list. She loves helping people make their...

Duration:00:23:31

20: The Honor Role Episode 20: Mary Jane Stevenson

8/18/2021
Mary Jane Stevenson is a seasoned organizational director with experience in large-scale non-profit, advocacy and election work. Her passion and experience lie in developing, guiding, and inspiring executive leaders to thrive in high-stakes environments that create social change DC. Vicariously experience her journey from being a print and television reporter covering some of the highest profile stories of our times, shaping political campaigns, to transforming the lives of students as...

Duration:00:36:00

19: The Honor Role 19: Tanzy Kilcrease

8/4/2021
Dr. Kilcrease is smart, professional and creative! An award-winning administrator, Tanzy serves Bibb County as Chief of Staff but believes her best role is wife and mom. Listen to this incredible lady share her story of perseverance and balance!

Duration:00:41:59

18: The Honor Role Episode 18: Carolyn McKanders

7/21/2021
Did you ever aspire to be that cool, calm, collected, and oh so creative leader? Well, that is exemplified in Carolyn McKanders! Be prepared to think deeply to unpack your greatest gifts. Carolyn is the ultimate “podcast coach” as she challenges us to be the LIGHT in this phenomenal episode.

Duration:00:36:09