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Better Leaders Better Schools is a world-class podcast created for you --the current school administrator, emerging leader, and educational influencer. Each episode Daniel Bauer interviews top school principals as well as industry leaders to unpack their leadership insights learned via their experiences and mistakes. Discover how to create a winning school culture, focus on the essential, and lead with courage and integrity. Learn how to build relationships, leverage data, and maximize your influence by practicing a growth mindset. Each show includes helpful educational resources shared to improve your leadership skills at school. In addition to increasing student achievement and helping school leaders meet their peak performance, this podcast was created to make your commute, workout, and even the chores more enjoyable!

Better Leaders Better Schools is a world-class podcast created for you --the current school administrator, emerging leader, and educational influencer. Each episode Daniel Bauer interviews top school principals as well as industry leaders to unpack their leadership insights learned via their experiences and mistakes. Discover how to create a winning school culture, focus on the essential, and lead with courage and integrity. Learn how to build relationships, leverage data, and maximize your influence by practicing a growth mindset. Each show includes helpful educational resources shared to improve your leadership skills at school. In addition to increasing student achievement and helping school leaders meet their peak performance, this podcast was created to make your commute, workout, and even the chores more enjoyable!
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Better Leaders Better Schools is a world-class podcast created for you --the current school administrator, emerging leader, and educational influencer. Each episode Daniel Bauer interviews top school principals as well as industry leaders to unpack their leadership insights learned via their experiences and mistakes. Discover how to create a winning school culture, focus on the essential, and lead with courage and integrity. Learn how to build relationships, leverage data, and maximize your influence by practicing a growth mindset. Each show includes helpful educational resources shared to improve your leadership skills at school. In addition to increasing student achievement and helping school leaders meet their peak performance, this podcast was created to make your commute, workout, and even the chores more enjoyable!

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Episodes

Success is a Process not a Destination

8/8/2018
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Chris Jones has been an educator in Massachusetts for 18 years. He is just wrapping up his 11th year as a building administrator; the last 2.5 of which he has been the Principal of Seekonk High School in Seekonk, MA. Chris will be leading Whitman-Hanson High School in SY 2018-2019. Chris is passionate about continuous improvement and the idea that success is not a destination, but a process. Chris’s beliefs around the importance of a positive work environment, continuous growth, and a...

Duration:00:51:01

Balance Like a Pirate

8/6/2018
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This is a bonus episode with the author’s of Balance like a Pirate. Jessica Cabeen has been on the show before (Episode 078) as well as Sarah Johnson (Episode 133). Jessica was supposed to be on the show before, but an emergency happened and like my friend Jonathan Bates says, “You can’t make up real life!” I hope to get Jessica on the show individually sometime in the future. Is Balance possible as a leader? We dig into that topic and the ladies’ new book in this special bonus...

Duration:00:20:26

Knocking Down the Walls of the Classroom

8/1/2018
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Chris Nesi is certified in social studies and supervision and has inspired students and teachers at the middle, high school, and collegiate levels. Technology and its role in education are his professional passion. Chris is on the cutting edge of education technology trends and he is a creative, detail-oriented, and tech-savvy educator who is never short on innovative ideas, energy, and the desire to get involved in a school community. He has developed and presented professional...

Duration:00:48:24

Changing the game through Restorative Practices

7/25/2018
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Demetrius Ball is a current AP at Dougherty Valley HS. Demetrius served in the Army before becoming an educator. He met his wife in college as a freshmen at West Point and together they have 4 incredible kids. This year he has become passionate in long distance running. Demetrius Ball Show Highlights: How his military experience impacted his leadership styleThe struggle of being a connected educatorHow Demetrius tells the story of his school through a podcastBridging the communication...

Duration:00:43:11

The local school as a catalyst for the community

7/18/2018
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Ryan Jackson is the new principal of Mt. Pleasant High in Mt. Pleasant, TN. Prior to this he served as an AP at Maplewood HS. Jackson’s tenure in education has sent him as far as China to exchange leadership philosophies as part of Vanderbilt University and Metro Nashville Public Schools’ Principal Leaders Academy of Nashville. In our first podcast we dug into his Competitive Teaching Model and his identity as the UnderdogsAdvocate. Ryan has been my guest on Episode 003 and 050. He is my...

Duration:00:39:33

Love what you do. Do what you love

7/11/2018
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Jess Hutchinson is the principal at the amazing Avoca West Elementary School in Glenview, just north of Chicago. This is her 4th year in the role, 6th as an administrator. There is nothing else she’d rather be doing! Prior to being an administrator, Jess was a teacher in middle school and elementary school for 12 years. She also has experience as a literacy coach. Jess loves to support teachers to stretch themselves to be their very best for their students. Finally, Jess is the mom of...

Duration:00:47:25

Viewing conflict as an opportunity

7/4/2018
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Kwame is a business lawyer and the Director of the American Negotiation Institute. In this role he conducts live negotiation and conflict resolution training sessions for organizations. Kwame’s Tedx Talk, Finding Confidence in Conflict, was viewed over 24,000 times in less than 24 hours and was the most popular Tedx Talk on conflict of 2017. Kwame hosts the podcast Negotiate Anything, where he interviews successful professionals and shares powerful persuasion techniques. With over...

Duration:00:42:35

How can our acts of courage lead to better student success?

6/27/2018
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Anne M. Beninghof, an internationally recognized consultant and trainer, has more than thirty 35 years of experience working with students and teachers, in a variety of public and private settings. She has been a special education teacher, adjunct faculty member of the University of Hartford and the University of Colorado, has published several books and videos, and provided staff development in all 50 states. Anne has authored 8 books, several educational videotapes and is a regular...

Duration:00:49:15

Take Care of Yourself and Your People

6/20/2018
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Crystal is the founder of LeadingUp Consulting, a consulting firm based in North Carolina focused on advancing student achievement by strengthening teachers and school leaders. Crystal is a 25-year veteran of North Carolina schools and universities – serving in multiple roles from teacher to Principal to course instructor of Elementary Education at North Carolina State University. Prior to her career in education, Crystal also served in the United States Air Force. In her free time,...

Duration:00:52:35

Make a Million with Grants

6/13/2018
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David’s background includes five years as a successful grant writer totalling over $2.2 million in wins. He has written several winning applications for nearly every prestigious business award in Alberta. Prior to Alberta Business Grants, David worked for four years at the Legislative Assembly of Alberta as a finance research analyst and executive assistant to the leader of the official opposition. He has taught political science students at the University of British Columbia, Wilfrid...

Duration:00:33:00

Creating Cultures of Compassion

6/6/2018
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Eleni Theodorou is an Anti-Bullying Educator and children’s author. She holds a bachelor’s and honor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pretoria in South Africa, and a master’s degree in sports psychology from Capella University in the United States. Born and raised in South Africa, she currently lives in the United States where she teaches children the Art of Compassion through her tales and her accompanying multi-sensory anti-bullying program called “Noko’s Culture Of...

Duration:00:36:37

Leading without Labels

5/30/2018
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Dan Kreiness is a middle school instructional coach in Derby, Connecticut. Before acquiring this position in the fall of 2015, Dan helped create the intervention program at Derby Middle School as the Reading Interventionist. Dan began his teaching career by spending nearly eight years in the New York City Department of Education as an eighth grade English language arts teacher, academic intervention specialist, and middle-level literacy coach. Dan holds masters degrees in adolescent...

Duration:00:40:05

Micromovement and Microprogress

5/23/2018
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Stefanie's graduate degree from New York University, and fieldwork at the NYU Phelps Lab for Neuroscience Research, NYU Institute for Prevention Science, and Yeshiva University's Albert Einstein College of Medicine focused on the cross-section of neuroscience, resilience and social justice. She combines a decade plus of counseling and teaching in schools and organizations across the US, Canada, Europe, Latin America and Africa, with insights gained from science research and training in...

Duration:00:50:40

Military secrets for making school safer

5/21/2018
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Mr Corey M. Christman serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Vethos, LLC - a Human Capital Leadership and executive strategy firm. He’s a retired Supervisory Special Agent, United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations and a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Since retiring in 2012, he’s worked within the veteran advocacy space and is currently partnered with several key leaders to raise awareness for mental/behavioral health for first responders – nationwide. He’s a...

Duration:00:31:35

Teach to Work - A Project Based Mentorship Program

5/16/2018
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Patty Alper is a board member of both the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and US2020, the White House initiative to build mentorship in STEM careers. Drawn from her 15 years of mentoring inner-city high-school students, her proven Project Based Mentorship model provides an intuitive and scalable way to transform education inside high schools, community colleges, universities, and after-school programs. She is also the author of the new book TEACH TO WORK: How a Mentor, a...

Duration:00:39:12

3 Circles of Modern Learners

5/14/2018
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Missy is the Director of Innovation at a regional service agency in Wisconsin and the Educational Administration Program Coordinator at the University Wisconsin-Platteville. When engaging in conversations with Missy, her energy and enthusiasm for learning are contagious. She is a relentless advocate for school leaders and their learning needs as they maneuver their way through this time of massive change in education. “I’m not asking you to change; I’m asking you to learn.” -Missy...

Duration:00:46:00

Living an Optimal Life

5/9/2018
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Phillip Carson, the Director of Pharmacy services for Priority Care and President of Carson Natural Health, LLC is a Pharmacist who thinks outside the box of traditional medicine. He believes in helping people find natural alternatives and integrative medicine solutions to their health problems. He is committed to leading people to finding the root cause of their health problems and not just treating the symptoms. Phillip is passionate about encouraging and teaching people how to live more...

Duration:00:38:59

Be Awesome for Kids

5/2/2018
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Adam Welcome is currently a Director of Innovation and Technology, and former Elementary Principal for six years. Adam also taught elementary school for seven years and set up one of the first GAFE domains in his county. Adam was Principal of the Year for his ACSA region, a 20 To Watch for the National School Board Association, guest blogger for EdWeek, NAESP magazine, ACSA and also writes his own blog. Adam also consults and works with many education technology companies as a way to...

Duration:00:44:57

Using machine learning to superpower teachers

4/25/2018
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TeachFX uses machine learning to superpower teachers’ work by providing them with automated feedback on the discussions that are happening in their classrooms. TeachFX was founded by Jamie Poskin, a former English and math teacher, tech entrepreneur, experimental theater director, and a recent graduate of Stanford’s MBA and MA in Education programs. Jamie Poskin Show Highlights Jamie Poskin Resources TeachFX website Jamie on LinkedIn Email Jamie The Elementary...

Duration:00:51:27

Creating a Supportive Environment for Students and Staff

4/18/2018
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Over the past 35 years I have been a teacher, teacher educator, program designer, educational administrator, educational consultant, and psychotherapist. I currently combine my skills as an educator and psychotherapist to offer teachers and administrators support in making sense of the emotional and relational data that floods their classrooms. I have written a book about this work called The Feeling of Teaching: Using Emotions and Relationships to Transform the Classroom. I am in the...

Duration:00:38:00