10 episodes

A podcast series featuring insights from educators who are positively impacting student learning in the classroom.

Voices from the Field Consortium for Educational Change

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A podcast series featuring insights from educators who are positively impacting student learning in the classroom.

    Carole Collins Ayanlaja: Equity

    Carole Collins Ayanlaja: Equity

    In this episode, Arlana Bedard, a Programs & Services Director with Consortium for Educational Change, speaks with Carole Collins Ayanlaja, an Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University. Carole and Arlana talk about the intersectionalities of race and gender and their impact on educational leadership. To learn more about the Consortium for Educational Change and TURN, visit CECweb.org and TURNweb.org .

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ruth Cross and Gail Capps: Social Emotional Learning

    Ruth Cross and Gail Capps: Social Emotional Learning

    In this episode, Mary McDonald, the Senior Director of Regional and National Work with Consortium for Educational Change, speaks with Ruth Cross and Gail Capps. Ruth is a retired teacher, principal and assistant superintendent and now works with CASEL, the Collaborative for Academic Social and Emotional Learning.

    • 37 min
    Eugene Robinson, Jr.: Ensuring Postsecondary Success for All Students

    Eugene Robinson, Jr.: Ensuring Postsecondary Success for All Students

    In this episode, Arlana Bedard, a Programs & Services Director with Consortium for Educational Change, speaks with Eugene Robinson, Jr., the Director of Postsecondary Support & Strategy with the Chicago Public Schools Office of Network Support. Eugene talks about how school systems can better ensure postsecondary success for African-American male students. To learn more about the Consortium for Educational Change and TURN, visit CECweb.org and TURNweb.org .

    • 28 min
    Angela Jerabek - Building Assets, Reducing Risks

    Angela Jerabek - Building Assets, Reducing Risks

    In this episode, Jo Anderson, co-executive director of the Consortium for Educational Change, speaks with Angela Jerabek, executive director of the BARR Center. Angela talks about her experience helping schools meet the academic, social and emotional needs of all students using the BARR model, which is rooted in the belief that growth is possible for every school, with the same students and the same teachers. You can request a webinar with BARR to learn more by clicking here .

    • 43 min
    Loukia Mastrodimos: The Role of Teacher Wellness on Student Learning

    Loukia Mastrodimos: The Role of Teacher Wellness on Student Learning

    In this episode, Shelley Taylor, a senior director from the Consortium for Educational Change, talks with Loukia Mastrodimos, who is a former teacher and administrator who now runs Erini Yoga and Wellness. Loukia shares that in order for educators to be able to take care of their students, they must first take care of themselves. Any school or district interested in learning more about wellness can visit Loukia's website at eriniyogawellness.com . For more information about CEC, visit cecweb.

    • 31 min
    Mary Tavegia: The Strategies for Classroom Teachers to Help Students Impacted by Trauma

    Mary Tavegia: The Strategies for Classroom Teachers to Help Students Impacted by Trauma

    In this episode, Mary Tavegia discusses social-emotional learning strategies for classroom teachers that they can implement in order to assist all students, especially those facing challenges both inside and outside of school. Any school or district interested in learning more about social-emotional learning and CEC's approach to assisting teachers in this area can visit the CEC website at cecweb.org or the TURN website at turnweb.org.

    • 29 min

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