41 episodes

District Leader: Transforming Education is a podcast about moving and inspiring educators and non-educators alike to believe in the power of education, its leaders, and its transformation. Each week, host Luis Valentino interviews district leaders who share powerful stories.

District Leade‪r‬ Luis Valentino

    • Self-Improvement
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

District Leader: Transforming Education is a podcast about moving and inspiring educators and non-educators alike to believe in the power of education, its leaders, and its transformation. Each week, host Luis Valentino interviews district leaders who share powerful stories.

    Student-Centered Learning, Personalized Instruction, and Life-Ready Competencies

    Student-Centered Learning, Personalized Instruction, and Life-Ready Competencies

    The pandemic has presented schools with a variety of challenges, but thanks to adaptability, modern learning tools, and mature students, the Ephrata Area School District in Lancaster County Pennsylvania has risen to the challenge. Today, we speak with...

    • 27 min
    Change, Leadership, and Work-Life Balance

    Change, Leadership, and Work-Life Balance

    Episode 40: Show NotesThe pandemic has shown that change is possible and that educators can serve high levels of instruction to students across a number of different modalities. As Dr. PJ Caposey explains in today’s episode, “your zip code shouldn’t...

    • 33 min
    Transforming Education Systems During Crisis with Matt Pope

    Transforming Education Systems During Crisis with Matt Pope

    Episode 39: Show Notes.As we consider the challenges of keeping our education systems up and running, we must also consider the opportunities that are becoming visible to us, including school and district cultures we are creating, the systems and...

    • 29 min
    Servant Leadership, Equity, and Student Success

    Servant Leadership, Equity, and Student Success

    Episode 38: Show Notes.Despite the barrage of research advocating for change, our school system is largely the same as it has been for generations. For Brady Cook, Superintendent for the Michigan Center School District, the pandemic has a silver-lining...

    • 27 min
    Remembering Where the Diamonds Are in Difficult Times with Superintendent, Dr. Yvonne Curtis

    Remembering Where the Diamonds Are in Difficult Times with Superintendent, Dr. Yvonne Curtis

    Episode 37: Show Notes. The pandemic has forced institutions across the board to change and adapt, and schools have moved at warped speed, into unknown territories, pushing harder and faster than many in and out the system thought was capable. Although...

    • 46 min
    Superintendent, Paul Marietti

    Superintendent, Paul Marietti

    Episode 36: Show Notes.The pandemic has put enormous strain on schools and if there is one thing we can take away from it all, it is a reaffirmed belief in the value of education. My conversation today is with Dr. Paul Marietti, Superintendent of the...

    • 27 min

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Kiki Lyons ,

Insightful and Well Produced

Dr. Luis Valentino raises important questions from distinguished educators. What an extremely well produced and insightful podcast! A must listen for any public school parents, public health professionals, or educators.

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