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This podcast is dedicated to all my fellow K-12 educators as I reflect on my experiences & best practices working in K-12 education as a former teacher & current administrator.

New episodes are released bi-weekly on Friday's at 4 PM (excluding special bonus episodes). Subscribe so you don't miss any new episodes! Additionally, feel free to leave a review!

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This podcast is dedicated to all my fellow K-12 educators as I reflect on my experiences & best practices working in K-12 education as a former teacher & current administrator.

New episodes are released bi-weekly on Friday's at 4 PM (excluding special bonus episodes). Subscribe so you don't miss any new episodes! Additionally, feel free to leave a review!

Contact Information:
Email-> leadingoutthewoods@gmail.com
Twitter-> @woodfromawoods
Website-> leadingoutthewoods.com

    Community Engagement thru PLC's

    Community Engagement thru PLC's

    Episode #37 is up!

    Community Engagement thru PLC's

    Special Guest Nathaniel Provencio, Associate Superintendent in Prince William Co. VA, joins Matt to give his tips on leading professional learning communities through community engagement.

    Connect with Mr. Provencio on Twitter @ProvenPrincipal or his email at: ProvenPrincipal1@gmail.com. Also make sure to check out his new book: Community Connections and Your PLC at Work

    • 40 min
    Support(ing) Students Affected by Trauma

    Support(ing) Students Affected by Trauma

    Episode #36 is up!

    Support(ing) Students Affected by Trauma

    Special Guest Anthony Swann, 2021 Virginia Teacher of the Year, joins Matt to share his strategies for working with students affected by trauma.

    Connect with Anthony via email at 2021virginiateacheroftheyear@gmail.com

    • 34 min
    Started from the Bottom, Now I'm Here (Story of Inspiration)

    Started from the Bottom, Now I'm Here (Story of Inspiration)

    Episode #35: “It’s not your content… it’s your character.” Special Guest Darrion Cockrell, 2021 Missouri Teacher of the Year, joins Matt to share his story of perseverance, and how it has guided him in becoming a teacher.

    Connect with DC Facebook at Darrion DC Cockrell or on Twitter & Instagram at DarrionC20

    • 44 min
    Cultural Responsiveness

    Cultural Responsiveness

    Episode #34: According to the National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems, cultural responsiveness is when one can learn from and relate to others within your own culture, as well as those from other cultures. Special Guest Dr. Carol Moye, joins Matt to discuss why there is a need for this in schools, and how it impacts student outcomes.

    Connect with Dr. Moye via email at cma1ststeps@gmail.com or her website cma1ststeps.com

    • 52 min
    Navigating Burnout

    Navigating Burnout

    Episode #33: Burnout is something that happens to a lot of educators in our profession. Many feel the burden of a variety of factors. Special guest, Amber Harper, joins Matt to discuss her own experiences with burnout, and how it inspired her to create the Burned-In Teacher program to help other educators. Ms. Harper is also the founder of www.burnedinteacher.com, and author of Hacking Teacher Burnout.

    Connect with Ms. Harper on Twitter @burnedinteacher

    • 48 min
    Authentic Literature

    Authentic Literature

    Episode #32: Now more than ever, authentic literature is galvanizing school districts and officials to reflect on the text they are exposing students to in their classrooms. Special Guest Dr. Donyall Dickey, Chief Executive Officer and Lead Consultant for Educational Epiphany, joins Matt to break down this topic and share strategies on incorporating inclusive text in your instruction.

    Connect with Dr. Dickey on Twitter @DonyallD and through his website educationalepiphany.com

    • 43 min

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mskerrygraham ,

This dedication = 😍

Thank you for being sure to honor all of us who impact students’ lives—directly or otherwise—regardless of how traditional these voices may be. What a valuable series of conversations!

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