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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

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

17: The Honor Role Episode 17: Noreen Bush

7/7/2021
Dr. Bush is a true homegrown hometown leader, and her influence has been recognized and revered nationally as the AASA (The School Superintendents Association) Women Superintendent of the Year 2021. Noreen is a bold leader that leads with incredible wisdom in community. She has sat in every “chair” of leadership and always leads with a bold culture of caring--something that is continually reflected back to her. Partnership and innovation clearly flourishes with this Cedar Rapids...

Duration:00:40:45

16: The Honor Role Episode 16: Marie Izquierdo

6/24/2021
If you want to hear from a mover and shaker in the education space, then listen to our podcast with Marie Izquierdo. Known as the 'supt' whisperer, she holds key strategy positions in one of the largest school districts in the U.S. and is widely recognized for her innovation and integrity.

Duration:00:40:53

15: The Honor Role Episode 15: Jackie Jodl

6/9/2021
Authenticity and action are bold words that speak to shero Jackie Jodl. Dr. Jodl has impacted the field of education with one of the most critical endeavors of the Aspen Institute with the Nation at Hope report focusing on the Whole Child, and now leads the world as the VP of Global Youth and Education at the Special Olympics. Bursting with passion for serving underserved youth you will be inspired on many levels. This is thought leadership not to be missed!

Duration:00:42:22

14: The Honor Role 14: Kendra Wallace

5/26/2021
Self-described as not always a “compliant learner,” Kendra recognized the value and impact that a trusted and credible adult has on a child. Her work with Crimson Outreach while she was an undergraduate at Harvard led her to Teach for America and what remains as her fierce commitment to children. In her career, she has demonstrated uncommon, but successful strategies that enable her to find non-traditional solutions to problems. With a strong belief that the answers and talent are within the...

Duration:00:35:02

13: The Honor Role Episode 13: Margo Day

5/12/2021
Have you ever been inspired to change the world? Would you quit your top level job to do it? Well, that's exactly what Margo Day did to help young girls in Kenya. Hear about her amazing journey from executive at Microsoft to inspirer of young girls in Kenya and around the world. Hear her incredible story and discover a new world of hope and rejuvenation.

Duration:00:36:52

12: The Honor Role Episode 12: Jennie Magiera

4/28/2021
Be inspired to create your own edventure after hearing our latest Honor Role member, Jennie Mageira. Jennie shares her career journey that landed her an esteemed role at Google and her personal journey that inspires her to be an incredible mother to her adorable toddler. Juggle life through Jennie's world by setting standards for mothering at the workplace. Listen today and use her strategies tomorrow.

Duration:00:31:10

11: The Honor Role Episode 11: Cynthia Lim

4/14/2021
Author and leader extraordinaire, Dr. Cynthia Lim, challenges us contemplate, what makes a life worth living? Love, voice, and determination weave together in this exceptional interview. Listen and read Dr. Lim’s book, before her next one drops, to answer and ask the questions that make us all wonder about our own strength, bravery, legacy, and path to joy.

Duration:00:32:53

10: The Honor Role Episode 10: Nzingha Dugas

3/24/2021
Nzingha Dugas is the Executive Director of the Umoja Community Education Foundation (UCEF). She is a powerful community leader who uplifts voice and stands in her strength. Inspired by many educators, this leader is further inspired to lift the voice of black girls and women. Listen and lean into her grace and spirit with this coaching question, “How might you learn to stand in the process of illumination, and set your intentions in doing so?”

Duration:00:49:34

9: The Honor Role Episode 9: Dannelle Whiteside

3/15/2021
Dr. Dannelle Whiteside's appointment by the APSU Board of Trustees made her the first Black president of the more than 90-year-old institution. Dannelle Walker Whiteside has accomplished more in her less than 40 years than many accomplish in a lifetime. Listen to this inspiring story of dedication, commitment, and destiny.

Duration:00:32:03

8: The Honor Role Episode 8: Christi Barrett

2/24/2021
Pushing boundaries, Dr. Christi Barrett is graceful, strong, and determined as a superintendent. Christi chronicles stories from her own childhood, to stories that she learns from her children today. Mentors have shaped her to find her WHY and she challenges our listeners to own their why, or what if’s, in service to others.

Duration:00:37:34

7: The Honor Role Episode 7: Torie Weiston-Serdan

2/3/2021
Are you a critical mentor, if not it is TIME! This is a journey not to be missed with Dr. Torie Weiston-Serdan. Torie helps us realize our inner “queen” while gaining an understanding, and amplified appreciation, for liberatory practices that change mindsets-- with action! Her research and practice will leave you inspired to do more for yourself and community. SHE is the change! How might you be a critical mentor to youth in your role?

Duration:00:36:37

6: The Honor Role Episode 6: Carol Jago

1/13/2021
Thirty-two years of inspirational teaching in the classroom may say it all, but there is even more when it comes to the love of education for Carol Jago. A treasured author, she wrote a weekly column where we all agree she walked the talk, and now she leads across the nation in any capacity she can to make a difference for youth, community, leaders, and extraordinary educators. Enjoy the “chapters” Jago unfolds as this fierce female creates new headlines for us to consider.

Duration:00:26:35

5: The Honor Role Episode 5: Maria Armstrong

12/23/2020
From the boardroom to the classroom, Dr. Maria Armstrong inspires hearts and minds. Maria started her education career at the age of 7 when she gathered neighborhood kids and “taught” them reading and math after school. Today, Maria is a highly sought-after consultant and speaker, sharing her experiences of assessing education programs and student progress to recommend curriculum advancement from Puerto Rico to Sacramento, California. Her work is now leading the Association of Latino...

Duration:00:30:47

4: Honor Role Episode 4: Monica Garcia

12/9/2020
Mónica García proudly represents Board District 2 in the Los Angeles Unified School District,. This shero LEADS through and through with every inspirational word and accompanying action. Honorable Board Member Garcia is an equity champion for the largest district in the nation with an elected Board of Education—Los Angeles Unified. With deep childhood roots in community and a transformative education experience at Berkeley, she “changes conversations” inspired by family wisdom. Learn how to...

Duration:00:31:01

3: The Honor Role Episode 3: Cheryl Ney

11/24/2020
A brilliant mind, a brilliant STEM story: Dr. Cheryl Ney is a social justice leader in higher education who is changing the trajectory of students, educators, and leaders on the eastside of Los Angeles. Her passion and experience as Dean is influenced by pioneering women in the sciences. Learn how to go inside and be empathic through this shero.

Duration:00:23:30

2: The Honor Role Episode 2: Debra Duardo

11/11/2020
Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools Debra Duardo is a lifelong social worker and educator. Her life-altering message drives the importance of reaching all “at promise” learners and inspires all listeners. Debra shares her journey from dropout to superintendent of one of the most diverse counties in America; in doing so it reflects her very personal and professional mission.

Duration:00:26:48

1: The Honor Role Episode 1: Angela Maiers

10/27/2020
In the inaugural Tech & Learning Honor Role podcast, Drs. Kecia Ray and Frances Gipson talk with Angela Maiers, a world-renowned author, entrepreneur, international keynote speaker, and educator, whose transformative message of the importance of mattering has the power to unleash the genius in us all.

Duration:00:30:00