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Productive Disruption is a podcast presented by Rhodes Branding, spotlighting bold and innovative ideas to reshape K-12 education.

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Productive Disruption is a podcast presented by Rhodes Branding, spotlighting bold and innovative ideas to reshape K-12 education.

    American Association of School Personnel: Brian White

    American Association of School Personnel: Brian White

    This week, we are joined by Brian White. Brian is the President of the American Association of School Personnel & Executive Director of HR & Operations for Auburn-Washburn USA 437. As our team heads to the AASPA conference next week, we're talking about all things recruitment, retention, and HR best practices. 

    Connect with Dan Wyar  & Brian White 

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    • 33 min
    The Superintendent Exodus: Dan Domenech

    The Superintendent Exodus: Dan Domenech

    Molly McGowan Gorsuch, Director of Client Engagement at Rhodes Branding, sat down with Dr. Dan Domenech, Executive Director of the American Association of School Administrators.

    Dan spent 27 of his 36 years in public education as a superintendent. He also served on the U.S. Department of Education's National Assessment Governing Board, the advisory board for the Department of Defense schools, the board of directors for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, the Education Policy Institute, and several other national and international education organizations.

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    • 24 min
    The Bay: Mike Smith

    The Bay: Mike Smith

    Dan Wyar, VP of Operations at Rhodes Branding, sat down with Mike Smith of The Bay to talk about his initiatives and programs to empower teens in his area. 

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    • 32 min
    Outlier.org: Brett Roer

    Outlier.org: Brett Roer

    Brett Roer currently serves as Outlier.org’s High School Strategic Partnerships Lead after 16 years of empowering high school students in Brooklyn, Queens, and The Bronx. His mission has been to equip high school students with the foundational academic skills needed to graduate from their best-fit colleges and feel both academically and financially supported along the way.

    Outlier.org works with high schools to build best-in-class, online dual-enrollment programs for students. Starting their junior year in high school, students with Outlier.org certificates can build a track record of academic success, explore new subjects, and earn transferable college credits from the University of Pittsburgh, a top 60 nationally ranked school.

    Outlier courses are developed in partnership with instructors from schools like Yale, Harvard, and MIT, and at a cost of only $400 per course, we’re on a mission to expand access to high-quality education and reduce student debt.

    Connect with Gabby Dionisio from Rhodes Branding. 

    • 43 min
    Creating Meaningful Education: Batsheva Frankel

    Creating Meaningful Education: Batsheva Frankel

    Batsheva Fankel is a former teacher and administrator turned podcast host, educational consultant, author, and entrepreneur. She received her bachelor's degree from NYU and her Masters of Arts in Teaching from The American Jewish University. Currently, she is the host of Overthrowing Education, an edgy yet entertaining show that addresses the revolutionary changes that are happening to create more meaningful education. Batsheva is the author of The Jewish Educator's Companion and creator of The Lenses of Questioning kit. 

    To connect with Batsheva on LinkedIn, click here. 

    To view her website, click here. 

    To connect with Gabby on LinkedIn, click here. 

    • 44 min
    Trane Technologies: Dan Whisler

    Trane Technologies: Dan Whisler

    For more than 10 years, the Trane Technologies BTU Crew initiative has brought STEM learning to life in classrooms across the U.S. The initiative teaches students the concepts of energy efficiency and sustainability using their own school building as an educational tool. Designed for easy integration into current science programs, it helps students grow analytical skills with hands-on learning through interactive digital tools, empowering them with new skills and teaching them to become stewards of energy conservation in their communities. Trane's Educator in Residence, Dan Whisler, spent more than 30 years in the classroom as a science teacher and now leads the BTU Crew initiative. He joined Productive Disruption to talk about the project and the growth in STEM programs nationwide.

    • 30 min

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