40 episodes

The Network introduces profession based learning and the educational model developed by the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) to educators and entrepreneurs. We explore the 5 CAPS Core Values through conversations with stakeholders, partners and community members.

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The Network introduces profession based learning and the educational model developed by the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) to educators and entrepreneurs. We explore the 5 CAPS Core Values through conversations with stakeholders, partners and community members.

    Episode 38 - Legitimacy of Failure

    Episode 38 - Legitimacy of Failure

    Entrepreneur, designer, thinker and master hobbyist Adam Fichman joins Corey to talk about the launchpad that is failure. Adam is the President of Lifted Logic, a web development company in Kansas City. His expertise is in entrepreneurship and engagement of diverse learners and creators. Adam and Corey talk about Adam's life experience and how that shapes his approach to business and learning. If you are an educator looking for real-world examples and advice to share with your students about failure, success and the need for life long learning - look no further!

    • 42 min
    Episode 37 - Systems Entrepreneurs

    Episode 37 - Systems Entrepreneurs

    Corey is joined by Sara Allan from the Gates Foundation in this powerful episode. Sara outlines the ways in which systems and individuals are pursuing equity and transformation in education. This is another episode where you'll want to take notes! You'll hear examples and wisdom about the work the Pathways team is doing to accelerate education into the future.

    To learn more and engage with the Gates Foundation Pathways work visit their website.

    • 45 min
    Episode 36 - Into the Wild

    Episode 36 - Into the Wild

    All classroom educators: here this! Shopping mall ethnography. On-The-Spot speeches in a bandstand to a group of strangers. Dinner with executives. Danielle Bukal and Michael Krill, two CAPS Network team teachers share their stories from the field. Danielle and Michael tell Corey about the myriad ways they get their students into the community to interact with professionals, business owners, and fellow citizens. These examples of students work are fantastic guides to building confidence and professional skills in students. Get ready to take notes and use your brainstorming power!

    • 49 min
    Episode 35 - In Addition To

    Episode 35 - In Addition To

    Explore the radical potential of profession-based learning in this episode with Corey and guest, Crystal Everett. Crystal is the Manager of Career and Technical Education for Kansas City Public Schools. She gives us clear examples of how profession-based learning transforms the outlook and mindset of the students in her district. Underneath it all, Crystal reminds us that learning is fun and transformational, especially when we blow up the expected model of education.

    KCPS CTE Programming

    • 51 min
    Episode 34 - Choose Your Own Adventure

    Episode 34 - Choose Your Own Adventure

    Gregg Brown, CAPS Network Coordinator, is back! Corey and Gregg share the insights they have gained about how the CAPS network is making an impact on the entire education industry. Network growth goes beyond our member organizations. Individuals, communities and industries are being impacted by the work the CAPS Network members are doing. Gregg reminds us that the work is about the journey - student, instructor, community - not about the destination.

    • 38 min
    Episode 33 - Prepare for the Unknown

    Episode 33 - Prepare for the Unknown

    Corey is joined by Stephanie Short, VP of Partnerships at America Succeeds, to discuss how we cultivate career ready learners. In addition to sharing her passions for connecting business to education, Stephanie introduces The Network to the Durable Skills resource. This episode will provide resources and motivation to help young people hone in on the skills and attributes to get them hired and elevated in their field.

    Episode Notes & More Information:
    America Succeeds
    Durable Skills - Image and explanation
    Age of Agility - Research and Report

    • 38 min

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