300 episodes

Joshua Stamper provides 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 my guests provide valuable stories, resources, and advice to enhance your leadership journey.

Aspire to Lead Joshua Stamper

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 53 Ratings

Joshua Stamper provides 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 my guests provide valuable stories, resources, and advice to enhance your leadership journey.

    284. Nurturing School Etiquette for Success: Featuring Dr. Matthew Woods

    284. Nurturing School Etiquette for Success: Featuring Dr. Matthew Woods

    Explore the transformative power of compassionate leadership with Dr. Matthew Woods in this engaging Aspire to Lead episode. Dr. Woods shares insights from his new role as Assistant Superintendent of Student Services and delves into the importance of defining common school etiquette and misbehavior verbiage. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn more about his additional resources, such as his podcast, "Leading Out The Woods," and his book, "Leading Out The Woods: Nurturing School Etiquette for Success." Join us for an enlightening discussion that promises to inspire and inform the way we communicate as a leader. 

    About Dr. Matthew Woods

    Dr. Matthew Woods has served for more than 13 years assisting students, educators, and schools in a variety of roles. His professional experience includes being a high school social studies teacher, a middle and high school assistant principal, a middle school principal, a director of student support services, an adjunct professor, and a field instructor for student-teachers. Additionally, Dr. Woods hosts an education podcast, Leading Out the Woods, and is an accomplished keynote speaker and educational consultant.

    Dr. Woods has earned a B.S. in History and Social Studies from Ferrum College, an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Administration from Virginia Tech, a graduate certificate in Education Law and Policy and an Educational Specialist in Middle Grades Education from the University of Georgia, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Administration from Radford University.
    Follow Dr. Matthew Woods

    Website: www.leadingoutthewoods.com 
    Twitter (X): @woodfromawoods
    Instagram: wood_from_a_woods
    Facebook: Leading Out The Woods
    Linkedin: Matthew Woods, Ed.D.


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    • 41 min
    283. Small Steps to Big Joy: Featuring Kim Strobel

    283. Small Steps to Big Joy: Featuring Kim Strobel

    Embark on an enlightening journey with us as we delve into the science of happiness with Kim Strobel. Uncover the profound connection between happiness and success, and explore practical strategies for enhancing teacher wellbeing. From adopting happiness habits to implementing effective techniques for fostering joy in the classroom, this conversation offers invaluable insights to enrich your life. Don't miss the chance to glean wisdom from Kim's latest book, "Teach Happy: Small Steps to Big Joy," and take a step towards a happier, more fulfilling existence.

    • 33 min
    Special Announcement with Charle Peck!

    Special Announcement with Charle Peck!

    Welcome to our latest episode featuring Charle Peck and Joshua Stamper as they unveil their exciting new book, "The Language of Behavior''. Join us as we explore the nuances of interpreting behavior, assessing underlying issues, and devising creative solutions to foster positive behaviors in students. Scheduled for release in fall 2024, just in time for the new school year, this book promises to be a game-changer in the field of education.

    • 16 min
    282. The Transformative Power of Universal Design for Learning: Featuring Katie Novak

    282. The Transformative Power of Universal Design for Learning: Featuring Katie Novak

    Join us for an enlightening conversation on the Aspire to Lead podcast with special guest Katie Novak as we delve into the transformative power of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Discover why UDL is essential in education and how educators can seamlessly integrate its principles into their teaching practices to benefit students of all learning abilities. We also explore the shift towards a student-led environment, exploring its benefits and strategies for implementation. Additionally, we tackle the challenge of minimizing distractions inherent in technology and discuss practical approaches for teaching students to navigate digital tools effectively. Don't miss this insightful episode packed with valuable insights and actionable strategies for educators. Plus, learn more about Katie's innovative projects like "Shift Writing Into The Classroom with UDL and Blended Learning" in collaboration with Catlin R. Tucker.

    About Katie Novak

    Katie Novak, Ed.D. is an internationally renowned education consultant, a graduate instructor at the University of Pennsylvania, and the best-selling author of 14 books on inclusive practices, with over 250K books sold worldwide. Katie designs and presents workshops both nationally and internationally focusing on the implementation of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), inclusive practices, and universally designed leadership.
    Follow Katie Novak

    Website: www.novakeducation.com 
    Twitter (X): https://twitter.com/katienovakudl
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/novak_education/ 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NovakEducation/ 
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katienovakudl/  
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@NovakEducation 




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    • 32 min
    Bonus Episode: Enhancing Your Leadership Capacity with Steve Milliken

    Bonus Episode: Enhancing Your Leadership Capacity with Steve Milliken

    In this special bonus episode of Aspire to Lead, Steve Milliken discusses the upcoming Midwest Education Leadership Conference (MELC) in Breckenridge, Colorado. Steve provides an insider's perspective on the conference, highlighting key presentations and themes that will be covered during this impactful event. From national special education information and regulations to innovative strategies for student discipline and Joshua’s Keynote presentation on improving leadership capacity and our mental health, the MELC promises to offer valuable insights and resources for educational leaders. Don't miss this informative episode as we explore the diverse range of topics and opportunities awaiting attendees at this premier education conference!

    • 14 min
    281. A Coach and A Miracle: Featuring Coach Jim Johnson

    281. A Coach and A Miracle: Featuring Coach Jim Johnson

    In this captivating episode, Coach Jim Johnson joins us to delve into the art of creating safe and predictable learning environments. Drawing from his wealth of experience in coaching and leadership, Coach Johnson shares invaluable insights into fostering environments where students feel secure, supported, and empowered to thrive. Throughout the discussion, he emphasizes the importance of instilling qualities such as perseverance and loyalty in team members, highlighting their profound impact on building a positive team culture. Coach Johnson also recounts the legendary "Miracle Game," offering a firsthand account of how faith, teamwork, and unwavering determination led to an extraordinary victory against all odds. From inspiring stories to practical strategies for leadership development, this episode is sure to leave listeners inspired and equipped with the tools to create transformative learning environments.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

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Inspiration for Aspiration

I've listened to every single episode of this podcast and every guest and every message has been inspirational and helped fuel my aspirational goals!

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Every episode is filled with thoughts, stories, and actions to move closer to greater positive impact and flourishing.

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