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TASB Talks is regular podcast produced by the Texas Association of School Boards. Each episode we talk with subject-matter experts on important education-related issues.

TASB Talks Texas Association of School Boards

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TASB Talks is regular podcast produced by the Texas Association of School Boards. Each episode we talk with subject-matter experts on important education-related issues.

    Ravi Hutheesing, SLI Preview

    Ravi Hutheesing, SLI Preview

    Political family to rock star to pilot to cultural diplomat isn't your typical career trajectory. But Ravi Hutheesing, whose great uncle was the first prime minister of India, knows the importance of being able to pivot in life. On this episode, he shares some of his experiences with us, and talks about how we can nurture talent and curiosity in students, giving them the skills to become lifelong learners.  Ravi will be a general session speaker at Summer Leadership Institute, taking place June 15-18 in San Antonio and June 29-July 2 in Fort Worth. Register now at tasb.org/sli. 

    • 17 min
    Family Engagement, SLI Preview

    Family Engagement, SLI Preview

    "What if you just listen to each other?" J. Michael Hall is the founder of Strong Fathers Strong Families and facilitates workshops between schools and parents across the state and country. He talks with Kay about the importance of transparency and communication.
    Mike will be the preconference speaker at Summer Leadership Institute, taking place June 15-18 in San Antonio and June 29-July 2 in Fort Worth. Register now at tasb.org/sli. 

    • 19 min
    Lege Update April 2022

    Lege Update April 2022

    Dax Gonzalez, TASB Governmental Relations division director, joins us to discuss the issues public schools are facing right now and headed into the next legislative session. 
    TASB just wrapped up its Grassroots Meetings, one of the first steps in determing the Association's Advocacy Agenda. The meetings are held across the state and all public school leaders have a chance to participate and let their voices be heard. 
    Sign up for advocacy action alerts at StrongTexasSchools.org. 

    • 22 min
    Interview with Lizzie Velasquez

    Interview with Lizzie Velasquez

    Lizzie Velasquez was born with a rare congenital disease—very rare, in fact. She's now a global motivational speaker, anti-bullying activist, and author. 
    Lizzie joins Kay to talk about being bullied in school, overcoming obstacles, and her advice to educators about dealing with bullying (it may surprise you).
    She'll be a general session speaker at TASB’s Governance Camp, happening March 2-5 in Galveston. Registration is open: https://bit.ly/33d2nqD 
    ©2022 Texas Association of School Boards, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    • 18 min
    Interview with Victor Rios

    Interview with Victor Rios

    As a kid, Victor Rios was a dropout who lived on the streets. Now he's a MacArthur Foundation chair and professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, researching how educators can empower young people from marginalized groups. His TED Talk, "Help for Kids the Education System Ignores," has more than 1.4 million views.  Dr. Rios joins TASB Talks to share some of his personal experiences growing up, including how a teacher changed the course of his life. He also discusses learning loss, celebrating the stories of all students, and giving kids the skills they need to succeed. Rios will be a general session speaker at TASB’s Governance Camp, happening March 2-5 in Galveston.
    Registration for Governance Camp opens January 24.
    https://bit.ly/33d2nqD 
    ©2021 Texas Association of School Boards, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    • 22 min
    Interview with TASB Executive Director Dan Troxell

    Interview with TASB Executive Director Dan Troxell

    Kay chats with Dr. Dan Troxell, TASB's executive director, about his first 100 days on the job and his plans looking forward. He discusses:
    What he's learned about school board service TASB's grassroots advocacy process Words of wisdom for educators Follow Dan on Twitter @DanTroxellTASB. 
    ©2021 Texas Association of School Boards, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    • 26 min

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