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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! 

The Out of the Trenches Podcast outofthetrenches

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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 #74: Brad Gustafson

    Episode #74: Brad Gustafson

    Dr. Brad Gustafson is an elementary principal, author, and speaker. He believes schools can be spaces where creativity and innovation thrive, but only when we prioritize relationships and a relevant, connected pedagogy. His latest book is Reclaiming our Calling. His previously published books include Renegade Leadership. His podcast, School Leadership Unearthed, can be found on BAM Radio Network's TweetED Channel. Brad was recognized as a “20 to Watch” by the National School Boards Association and he was named Minnesota’s Principal of the Year in 2016. He presents keynotes and breakout sessions on a variety of topics related to innovative leadership. Follow Brad on Twitter @GustafsonBrad and visit his website: BradGustafson.com

    • 41 min
    Episode #73: Casey Jakubowski

    Episode #73: Casey Jakubowski

    Casey Jakubowski, Ph.D. is Education researcher in rural schools and former social studies teacher. He is interested in Leadership and improvement. Casey is the author of Thinking About Teaching: A Rural Social Studies Teacher’s Path to Strive for Excellence and is currently finishing a new book, A Cog In the Machine.  He is also the founder of CTJ Solutions, an education consultancy. Follow Casey on Twitter @caseyj_edu

    • 54 min
    Episode #72:Dan Edwards

    Episode #72:Dan Edwards

    Dan Edwards is the Principal of a large primary school in Leicester, England. Prior to working in primary education, Dan has had leadership experience in both the middle school and high school system. He is keen on developing positive school culture within his school and wants to ensure that no pupil is left behind in their learning. He believes positive relationships across all sectors of school life are integral to its success. Outside of teaching, Dan maintains a blog and is a regular writer for Teach Primary and Primary Leaders magazine in the UK. Follow Dan's school on Twitter @woodstockacad and his personal handle is @danedwards_77 Visit his blog at: leadinginthenow.org

    • 49 min
    Episode #71:Joe Pizzo

    Episode #71:Joe Pizzo

    The AMLE National Middle Level Educator of the Year for 2020, Joe Pizzo teaches Integrated Language Arts and serves as the drama co-director at the Black River Middle School in Chester, NJ. A veteran middle school teacher of 47 years and an adjunct professor formerly with Union County College and the College of Saint Elizabeth, Joe has been with Centenary University since 1992. He has been previously named the NJCTE and NJAMLE Educator of the Year as well. He is a published poet and author who has presented PD workshops across the country. Follow Joe on Twitter @profJPizzo

    • 42 min
    Episode #70: Trent Clark

    Episode #70: Trent Clark

    Trent Clark is the CEO of Leadershipity. Having spent his adult livelihood among top 1% producers in sports and business, Trent is dedicated to empowering people to reach their go, peak performance, and attain their dreams. Having started twelve businesses, his dedication and energy given to his team’s and the entrepreneurs he works with is infectious. But most folks know Trent for his 12+ years in Major League Baseball and coaching in three World Series. Trent is married to his wife of 25 years, they have five children and live in the Midwest.
    Follow Trent on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TrentMClark​ IG: https://instagram.com/leadershipity​ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/trentmclark​ and visit his website: www.leadershipity.com

    • 50 min
    Episode #69: Chad Dumas

    Episode #69: Chad Dumas

    Chad Dumas, Ed.D., is an educational consultant with Next Learning Solutions, international presenter and award-winning researcher whose primary focus is collaborating to develop capacity for continuous improvement. Having been a successful teacher, principal, central office administrator, professional developer and consultant in a variety of school districts, he brings his passion, expertise, and skills to his writing and speaking as he engages participants in meaningful and practical learning. Get the book, "Let's Put the C in PLC: A Practical Guide for School Leaders" on amazon. Visit Chad's website: www.nextlearningsolutions.com and follow him on Twitter @chaddumas and on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChadDumasNextLearningSolution

    • 42 min

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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!

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