Are you in the trenches as an educator? You're not alone. Hear from those who have been in the trenches and managed to come out intact. Hear their stories!
Episode #111: Lindsay Titus
Lindsay Titus is a passionate and energetic educator! She uses her expertise as a board certified behavior analyst and a former classroom teacher, to ignite the passion of any educator. She is eager to transform the mindset educators hold about behavior, and use this dynamic shift to increase connections with all students! Lindsay is the host of the DEFINE YOUniversity Podcast, Founder of DEFINE YOUniversity and the author of the 30 and 90 Day Journals. She is a coach, speaker, mentor, and leader passionate about igniting the transformation from within to live a life you love inside and outside of the classroom setting.
Find Lindsay online at: www.defineyouniversity.com, on Twitter @ltitus828, FB @lindsaytitus, IG @lindsaytitusedu.
Episode #110: Coping With and Overcoming Educator Burnout
This is a special episode with clips from previous episodes, including guest Amber Harper @burnedinteacher, Alexis Shepard @theafroeducator, Danna Thomas @happyteacherrev, Hans Appel @hansnappel, Jen Molitor @teachrenegade and Sarah Johnson @sarahsajohnson
Find out more about each guest and read a transcript of their clips in the extended show notes on www.danagoodier.com -Episodes 109-114 – Dana Goodier
Episode #109: Eric Sheninger
Eric is an Associate Partner with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE). Prior to this, he was the award-winning Principal at New Milford High School. Under his leadership, his school became a globally recognized model for innovative practices. Eric oversaw the successful implementation of several sustainable change initiatives that radically transformed the learning culture at his school while increasing achievement. His work focuses on leading and learning in the digital age as a model for moving schools and districts forward.
He has authored and co-authored the following: Learning Transformed: 8 Keys for Designing Tomorrow's Schools, Today, BrandED: Tell Your Story, Build Relationships, and Empower Learning, Uncommon Learning: Creating Schools That Work for Kids, Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times, Communicating and Connecting With Social Media: Essentials for Principals, What Principals Need to Know About Teaching and Learning Science.
Follow Eric on Twitter: @E_Sheniger Visit his Blog: https://esheninger.blogspot.com Visit his Website: http://www.ericsheninger.com/
Episode #108: Christine Ravesi-Weinstein
Christine Ravesi-Weinstein currently serves as a high school Assistant Principal in Massachusetts and previously worked as a high school science department chair for four years and classroom teacher for 15. Diagnosed with anxiety and depression at 23, Christine began her journey towards mental wellness. She began a non-profit organization in June of 2017 aimed at removing the stigma of mental illness and promoting physical activity as a means to cope with anxiety. As an avid writer and educator, Christine became passionate about bridging the two with her advocacy for mental health. Since March of 2019, she has had numerous nationally published articles including the number one most read article of 2019 on eSchool News (she also had the number six and eight most read articles in that year). She has also published articles with District Administration, the Teach Better Team, Tech & Learning and SmartBrief and author of the book Anxious, published in March 2020. Follow her work on Twitter, FB @RavesiWeinstein and on YouTube at http://bit.ly/TheRunnersHigh. For more information about Christine, please visit her website at www.ravesiweinstein.com
Episode #107: Martin Silverman
Martin Silverman is a father, grandfather, husband, and long-time educator in beautiful San Antonio, Texas. He is committed to providing the best educational experience for the students and families at Salinas Elementary school where he is principal. Martin has worked in urban, suburban, and rural districts as a teacher and administrator. His interests are in creating and nurturing school culture, providing enriching experiences for students and families, and developing future teachers and administrators. As a former bilingual teacher and administrator, Martin is committed to providing all students with quality programs to develop their unique skills. He hosts a podcast called The Second Question, which highlights educators and provides them a forum to discuss ideas, and to honor the teachers that have influenced their lives. He is also part of the Texan Connection podcast team that shares perspective from a trio of Texas educators.
Find Martin on Twitter: @MrSilverman116 IG: @the5silvermans FB: Martin Silverman and @Salinas Elementary
Episode #106: Erik Francis
Erik M. Francis is an international author, presenter, and speaker with over 25 years of experience in education. He is the author of Now THAT'S a Good Question! How to Promote Cognitive Rigor Through Classroom Questioning published by ASCD. His book Deconstructing Depth of Knowledge: A Method and Model for Deeper Teaching and Learning will be published by Solution Tree International in October. Erik is the owner of Maverik Education, providing academic professional development, guidance, and support on how to develop and deliver teaching and learning experiences that are academically rigorous, socially and emotionally supportive, and student responsive. He is also ranked consistently as one of the World's Top 30 Education Professionals by the international research organization Global Gurus.
Find Erik online on Twitter: @maverikedu12 and visit his website: www.maverikeducation.com
I had the pleasure of being a guest on Out of the Trenches and it was a fantastic experience! Dana has such a warm way about her that allows for such meaningful and deep conversation! I highly recommend:)
Great Advice for Teachers!
I love the real stories, advice and insight gained from listening to this podcast.
Stories of perseverance
We all face challenging times. These inspirational stories will help you push through your struggles and see that each trench also has an opportunity. Thank you Dana for your courageous and vulnerable leadership!