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Joshua Stamper provides, to those who are looking to build their leadership capacity, an opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced and accomplished educational leaders. As we grow in our leadership skills, it’s imperative to learn from other leader’s successes, trials and misconceptions. Join us each week as our guests provide valuable stories, resources and advice to enhance your leadership journey.

Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast Joshua Stamper

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Joshua Stamper provides, to those who are looking to build their leadership capacity, an opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced and accomplished educational leaders. As we grow in our leadership skills, it’s imperative to learn from other leader’s successes, trials and misconceptions. Join us each week as our guests provide valuable stories, resources and advice to enhance your leadership journey.

    Rev-Up Your Leadership: Featuring Jorge Valenzuela

    Rev-Up Your Leadership: Featuring Jorge Valenzuela

    What if someone came to you and offered you a job that was different than what you had planned for your leadership journey? This week’s guest, Jorge Valenzuela, shares how one job offer changed the trajectory of his leadership career forever.   

    (https://twitter.com/share?text=+-+&via=Joshua__Stamper&related=Joshua__Stamper&url=https://joshstamper.com/?p=2372) In this Episode, we discuss:

    Important skills our students need to possess 

    How robotics is for every subject

    The importance of joining a team

    The Teach Better Network

    And Rev Up Robotics

    Follow Jorge Valenzuela:Website: https://www.lifelonglearningdefined.com/ (https://www.lifelonglearningdefined.com/)

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/JorgeDoesPBL (https://twitter.com/JorgeDoesPBL)

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jorgedoespbl/?hl=en (https://www.instagram.com/jorgedoespbl/?hl=en)

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LifelongLearningDefined/ (https://www.facebook.com/LifelongLearningDefined/)

    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jorgedoespbl/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jorgedoespbl/)

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpFCeG0NRHLcReqg9cdZEjg/featured (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpFCeG0NRHLcReqg9cdZEjg/featured)

    Teach Better Speakers Network: https://www.teachbetter.com/speakersnetwork-jorgevalenzuela/ (https://www.teachbetter.com/speakersnetwork-jorgevalenzuela/)

    About Jorge Valenzuela:Jorge Valenzuela is an adjunct professor at Old Dominion University and the lead coach at Lifelong Learning Defined. He’s also a national faculty member for PBLWorks, a published

    researcher, and an avid blogger, with his work featured in USA Today, Mediaplanet USTA, Edutopia, ISTE, eSchool News, Tech & Learning, PBLWorks, and on Medium. His work helps

    educators and learners understand and implement computational thinking, computer science, STEM/STEAM, and project based learning. Valenzuela is a recipient of the ISTE Computer Science Excellence Award and STEM Excellence Awards. He also earned the Lynn Barrier Engineering Leadership Award for his contributions to STEM education in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

    Book: Rev Up Robotics: Real-World Computational Thinking in the K–8 Classroom (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1564848175/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1564848175&linkCode=as2&tag=aspirewebsite-20&linkId=cc5adc0b5bc35f72062f703a1d6fb2e6)

     

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    This community is one of my favorite one-stop-shop tools to engage with other amazing school leaders. I use this online resource to gain insight, gather resources, and develop my leadership capacity.

    The #1 Leadership Online community is generous and authentic, an antidote to the clutter and noise that other social media sites have become.

    What makes this community different is that it is:

    An investment, not free

    A private community with the same goal

    A conversation, not a variety of self-promoting presentations

    Evergreen, not ephemeral

    Focused on serving school leaders, not advertisers, companies, or investors

    I highly recommend using Go! Community to enhance your leadership skills!

    (https://gumroad.com/a/907916403)  

    This post contains affiliate links.

    When you make a purchase through these links, The Aspire Podcast gets a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you.

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    (https://joshstamper.com/contact/)  for presentations on Restorative Practices, Leadership Development, and Innovative campus systems.

    Follow the Host, Joshua Stamper:Contact: https://joshstamper.com/contact/ (https://joshstamper.com/contact/)

    Twitter: www.twitter.com/Jo

    • 28 min
    Bonus Episode: Featuring Todd Nesloney

    Bonus Episode: Featuring Todd Nesloney

    CELEBRATE YOUR STORY EVENT!In this BONUS episode, Todd Nesloney and I discuss the Celebrate Your Story Event, the topics covered at the conference and future Aspire Podcast bonus episodes. 

    (https://joshstamper.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Celebrate-Your-Story.jpeg) Todd Nesloney, Celebrate Your Story[/caption]

    I want to invite you to “Celebrate Your Story”! This two day event will be January 24th and 25th, in Brenham TX. I will be speaking at the event with some of my Texas friends and it is going to be an incredible experience! This event is truly to provide enriching professional development for those who are looking to grow in their craft. If you want more details, CLICK HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrate-your-story-tickets-75517080621) !

    Follow Todd Nesloney:Twitter: https://twitter.com/TechNinjaTodd (https://twitter.com/TechNinjaTodd)

    Website: https://www.toddnesloney.com/ (https://www.toddnesloney.com/)

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ToddNesloney/ (https://www.facebook.com/ToddNesloney/)

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    Follow Joshua Stamper:Contact: https://joshstamper.com/contact/ (https://joshstamper.com/contact/)

    Twitter: www.twitter.com/Joshua__Stamper (http://www.twitter.com/Joshua__Stamper)

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    Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-stamper (http://www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-stamper/)

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AspirePodcast (https://www.facebook.com/AspirePodcast)

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    This post contains affiliate links.

    When you make a purchase through these links, The Aspire Podcast gets a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you.

    (https://joshstamper.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Joshua-Stamper-tag.png) Joshua Stamper Teach Better[/caption]

    (https://joshstamper.com/contact/)  for presentations on Restorative Practices, Leadership Development, Grading Practices and Innovative campus systems.

    Join the ConversationMy favorite part of recording a podcast each week is participating in the great conversations that happen on social media and in our comments section. Please use the #AspireLead hashtag as you continue the conversation on social media. 

    If you’ve gotten any value from this show at all, please subscribe and leave a rating and review wherever you’re listening. The ranking of this show is 100% tied to subscriptions and reviews. You can help us reach more school leaders by subscribing to the show and leaving an honest rating and review.

    • 10 min
    Facing Self-Doubt: Featuring Sarah Johnson

    Facing Self-Doubt: Featuring Sarah Johnson

    When you are presented with fear and self doubt, how do we overcome these challenges to be an effective leader? This week’s guest, Sarah Johnson, shares how she fought through isolation and provides a practical framework to break though doubt and insecurity.  

    (https://twitter.com/share?text=+-+&via=Joshua__Stamper&related=Joshua__Stamper&url=https://joshstamper.com/?p=2372) In this Episode, we discuss:

    How to amplify and serve others

    Sharing your vision and voice with others

    Balancing work, family, and other priorities 

    Strategies to support learners 

    And the Awe Podcast

    Follow Sarah Johnson:Twitter: Sarah on Twitter (https://twitter.com/sarahsajohnson?lang=en)

    Website: Sarah's Website (https://sarahsajohnson.com/)

    Instagram: Sarah on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/sarahsajohnson/?hl=en)

    Facebook: facebook.com/sarahsajohnson (http://facebook.com/sarahsajohnson)

    Podcast: The In AWE Podcast Website (http://inawetorise.com/)

    LinkedIN: Sarah on LinkedIN (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahsajohnson/)

    About Sarah Johnson:Sarah Johnson is a former teacher and school principal, turned author, speaker, and podcaster. She is passionate about assisting others in seeking greater satisfaction in all areas of their full lives by helping them go beyond work-life balance as well as develop strong leadership foundations. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education, Master of Science in Educational Administration, and a Certificate for Women in Leadership from Cornell University. She hosts the weekly In AWE Podcast where she is proud to amplify women’s stories every week. Sarah is co-author of Balance Like a Pirate: Going Beyond Work-Life Balance to Ignite Passion and Thrive as an Educator and author of Lead with Faith: Firm Foundations of Leadership to Empower You to Slay Fear and Lead with Courage. 

    Sarah lives the balance message in her life by pursuing passions such as running, writing, focusing on family with her two daughters and teacher husband, while also honing her leadership skills through networking, teaching, and learning.

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    Go Community![caption id="attachment_2270" align="alignnone" width="1024"] (https://joshstamper.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Go-Community.jpg) Better Leaders Better Schools[/caption]

    This community is one of my favorite one-stop-shop tools to engage with other amazing school leaders. I use this online resource to gain insight, gather resources, and develop my leadership capacity.

    The #1 Leadership Online community is generous and authentic, an antidote to the clutter and noise that other social media sites have become.

    What makes this community different is that it is:

    An investment, not free

    A private community with the same goal

    A conversation, not a variety of self-promoting presentations

    Evergreen, not ephemeral

    Focused on serving school leaders, not advertisers, companies, or investors

    I highly recommend using Go! Community to enhance your leadership skills!

    (https://gumroad.com/a/907916403)  

    (https://joshstamper.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Celebrate-Your-Story.jpeg)

    I’m so excited to announce that the Aspire podcast is now an official sponsor of Todd Nesloney’s “Celebrate Your Story” event! If you are in Texas, this is going to be the ultimate PD event! 

    I want to invite you to an event that was just announced by Todd Nesloney, called “Celebrate Your Story”. This two day event will be January 24th and 25th, in Brenham TX. I will be speaking at the e

    • 28 min
    Leader of Learning: Featuring Dan Kreiness

    Leader of Learning: Featuring Dan Kreiness

    In our role as a leader is working hard the most important trait to be successful? This week’s guest, Dan Kreiness, shares how he went through a tough experience as an administrator to learn his greatest lesson, which went much further than just working hard.  

    (https://twitter.com/share?text=+-+&via=Joshua__Stamper&related=Joshua__Stamper&url=https://joshstamper.com/?p=2372) In this Episode, we discuss:

    Inspiring the adults to inspire the students

    Fighting through fear

    Learning through failure

    Strategies to observe your peers 

    And the Leader in Learning Podcast

    Follow Dan KreinessTwitter: https://twitter.com/dkreiness (https://twitter.com/dkreiness)

    Website: http://leaderoflearning.com/ (http://leaderoflearning.com/)

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leaderoflearning/ (https://www.instagram.com/leaderoflearning/)

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/DanKreiness (https://www.youtube.com/c/DanKreiness)

    Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/leader-of-learning/id1243021772 (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/leader-of-learning/id1243021772)

     

    Go Community![caption id="attachment_2270" align="alignnone" width="1024"] (https://joshstamper.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Go-Community.jpg) Better Leaders Better Schools[/caption]

    This community is one of my favorite one-stop-shop tools to engage with other amazing school leaders. I use this online resource to gain insight, gather resources, and develop my leadership capacity.

    The #1 Leadership Online community is generous and authentic, an antidote to the clutter and noise that other social media sites have become.

    What makes this community different is that it is:

    An investment, not free

    A private community with the same goal

    A conversation, not a variety of self-promoting presentations

    Evergreen, not ephemeral

    Focused on serving school leaders, not advertisers, companies, or investors

    I highly recommend using Go! Community to enhance your leadership skills!

    (https://gumroad.com/a/907916403)  

    [caption id="attachment_2347" align="alignnone" width="1024"] (https://joshstamper.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Celebrate-Your-Story.jpeg) Todd Nesloney, Celebrate Your Story[/caption]

    I’m so excited to announce that the Aspire podcast is now an official sponsor of Todd Nesloney’s “Celebrate Your Story” event! If you are in Texas, this is going to be the ultimate PD event! 

    I want to invite you to an event that was just announced by Todd Nesloney, called “Celebrate Your Story”. This two day event will be January 24th and 25th, in Brenham TX. I will be speaking at the event with some of my Texas friends and it is going to be an incredible experience! This event is truly to provide enriching professional development for those who are looking to grow in their craft. If you want more details, CLICK HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrate-your-story-tickets-75517080621) !

     

    This post contains affiliate links.

    When you make a purchase through these links, The Aspire Podcast gets a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you.

    (https://joshstamper.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Joshua-Stamper-tag.png) Joshua Stamper Teach Better Speaking Network[/caption]

    (https://joshstamper.com/contact/)  for presentations on Restorative Practices, Leadership Development, Standards based grading and aspiring leadership.

    Follow the Host, Joshua Stamper:Contact: https://joshstamper.com/contact/ (https://joshstamper.com/contact/)

    Twitter: www.twitter.com/Joshua__Stamper (http://www.twitter.com/Joshua__Stamper)

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    Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-stamper (http://www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-stamper/)

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    • 27 min
    On Fire to Influence: Featuring CJ Reynolds

    On Fire to Influence: Featuring CJ Reynolds

    This week’s guest, CJ Reynolds, shares how he uses unorthodox relationship building strategies and his YouTube channel to impact his students, community and educators around the world. #AspireLead

    In this Episode, we discuss:

    Strategies to build relationships

    Practical ways to stay relevant 

    Finding "like minded" creators and educators

    Mental health routines 

    And Real Rap With Reynolds

    Follow CJ ReynoldsTwitter: https://twitter.com/realrapreynolds (https://twitter.com/realrapreynolds)

    Website: https://www.realrapwithreynolds.com/ (https://www.realrapwithreynolds.com/)

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realrapwithreynolds/ (https://www.instagram.com/realrapwithreynolds/)

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRGA_FqyigEPmh5U37Yn7fA (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRGA_FqyigEPmh5U37Yn7fA)

     

    Go Community!

    [caption id="attachment_2270" align="alignnone" width="1024"] (https://joshstamper.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Go-Community.jpg) Better Leaders Better Schools[/caption]

    This community is one of my favorite one-stop-shop tools to engage with other amazing school leaders. I use this online resource to gain insight, gather resources, and develop my leadership capacity.

    The #1 Leadership Online community is generous and authentic, an antidote to the clutter and noise that other social media sites have become.

    What makes this community different is that it is:

    An investment, not free

    A private community with the same goal

    A conversation, not a variety of self-promoting presentations

    Evergreen, not ephemeral

    Focused on serving school leaders, not advertisers, companies, or investors

    I highly recommend using Go! Community to enhance your leadership skills!

    (https://joshstamper.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Celebrate-Your-Story.jpeg) Todd Nesloney, Celebrate Your Story[/caption]

    I’m so excited to announce that the Aspire podcast is now an official sponsor of Todd Nesloney’s “Celebrate Your Story” event! If you are in Texas, this is going to be the ultimate PD event! 

    I want to invite you to an event that was just announced by Todd Nesloney, called “Celebrate Your Story”. This two day event will be January 24th and 25th, in Brenham TX. I will be speaking at the event with some of my Texas friends and it is going to be an incredible experience! This event is truly to provide enriching professional development for those who are looking to grow in their craft. If you want more details, CLICK HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrate-your-story-tickets-75517080621) !

     

    This post contains affiliate links.

    When you make a purchase through these links, The Aspire Podcast gets a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you.

    Need a Presenter for a conference or school PD?[caption id="attachment_2521" align="alignnone" width="1024"] (https://joshstamper.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Joshua-Stamper-tag.png) Joshua Stamper Teach Better Speakers Network[/caption]

    (https://joshstamper.com/contact/)  for presentations on Restorative Practices, Leadership Development, Standards Based Grading and Innovative campus systems.

    Follow the Host, Joshua Stamper:Contact: https://joshstamper.com/contact/ (https://joshstamper.com/contact/)

    Twitter: www.twitter.com/Joshua__Stamper (http://www.twitter.com/Joshua__Stamper)

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    Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-stamper (http://www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-stamper/)

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AspirePodcast (https://www.facebook.com/AspirePodcast)

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    Join the ConversationMy favorite part of recording a podcast each wee

    • 43 min
    Bonus Episode: Featuring Jeff Gargas and Joshua Stamper

    Bonus Episode: Featuring Jeff Gargas and Joshua Stamper

    THE TEACH BETTER ANNOUNCEMENT!In this BONUS episode, Jeff Gargas and I discuss the Teach Better Speaking Network, future Teach Better projects, the upcoming conference and the Aspire Podcast. You can find this video interview on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/teachbetterteam (https://www.facebook.com/teachbetterteam)

     

    https://twitter.com/jeffgargas (https://twitter.com/jeffgargas)

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_jeffgargas/ (https://www.instagram.com/_jeffgargas/)

    Follow Joshua Stamper:Contact: https://joshstamper.com/contact/ (https://joshstamper.com/contact/)

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    Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-stamper (http://www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-stamper/)

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    Follow The Teach Better Team:Twitter: https://twitter.com/teachbetterteam (https://twitter.com/teachbetterteam)

    Website: https://www.teachbetter.com/ (https://www.teachbetter.com/)

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/teachbetterteam (https://www.facebook.com/teachbetterteam)

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/teachbetterteam (https://www.instagram.com/teachbetterteam)

    The Teach Better Podcast: https://www.teachbetter.com/podcast/ (https://www.teachbetter.com/podcast/)

     

    Go Community!

    Better Leaders Better Schools

    This community is one of my favorite one-stop-shop tools to engage with other amazing school leaders. I use this online resource to gain insight, gather resources, and develop my leadership capacity.

    The #1 Leadership Online community is generous and authentic, an antidote to the clutter and noise that other social media sites have become.

    What makes this community different is that it is:

    An investment, not free

    A private community with the same goal

    A conversation, not a variety of self-promoting presentations

    Evergreen, not ephemeral

    Focused on serving school leaders, not advertisers, companies, or investors

    I highly recommend using Go! Community to enhance your leadership skills!

    Go! Community (https://gumroad.com/a/907916403)  

    Todd Nesloney, Celebrate Your Story

    I want to invite you to an event that was just announced by Todd Nesloney, called “Celebrate Your Story”. This two day event will be January 24th and 25th, in Brenham TX. I will be speaking at the event with some of my Texas friends and it is going to be an incredible experience! This event is truly to provide enriching professional development for those who are looking to grow in their craft. If you want more details, CLICK HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrate-your-story-tickets-75517080621) !

     

    This post contains affiliate links.

    When you make a purchase through these links, The Aspire Podcast gets a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you.

    (https://joshstamper.com/contact/)  for presentations on Restorative Practices, Leadership Development, and Standards Based Grading Systems.

    Join the ConversationMy favorite part of recording a podcast each week is participating in the great conversations that happen on social media and in our comments section. Please use the #AspireLead hashtag as you continue the conversation on social media.

    If you’ve gotten any value from this show at all, please subscribe and leave a rating and review wherever you’re listening. The ranking of this show is 100% tied to subscriptions and reviews. You can help us reach more school leaders by subscribing to the show and leaving an honest rating and review.

    • 10 min

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