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Aspire to Lead

Are you ready to take your leadership skills to the next level in your school or district? Look no further than ASPIRE to Lead, the ultimate guide for aspiring leaders by author and educational leader, Joshua Stamper. With practical strategies and insights, Joshua shares his A.S.P.I.R.E. model, which is infused with his personal experiences of both failures and successes, to help you develop your leadership capacity through self-reflection and goal setting. This actionable approach to enhancing your leadership skills is a must-read for anyone looking to make an impact in their educational community.


Joshua Stamper
The Teach Better Speakers Network is a platform for educational thought leaders and influencers to share their knowledge and expertise with the world. The Teach Better Team is dedicated to supporting the entire school ecosystem by covering a wide variety of educational topics and services. Joshua Stamper is passionate about supporting educators on their leadership journey. He believes that education is the key to a better world, and he is committed to helping educators reach their full potential.

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Aspire to Lead, Maria Barrera, Clayful, Mental Health

Improving Mental Wellness in Schools

This is the transcript of the episode, “Improving Mental Wellness in Schools” Featuring Marria Barrera of Clayful Joshua: I would love for you to share with my listeners a little bit about yourself, your educational and leadership journey. Maria: Alright, so I started as an educational leader, back when I was a high school student…

De-escalation Strategies During Tough Conversation, Teach Better, Aspire to Lead

De-escalation Strategies During a Tough Conversation

TL;DR: There are a number of de-escalation strategies one can use to diffuse any tough conversation: (1) Move to a private area. (2) Be empathetic and non-judgmental. (3) Keep your tone and body language neutral. (4) Provide choices. The Teach Better Academy course, Addressing Tough Topics in Schools, shares communication strategies for challenging topics in…

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Aspiring Leaders Activate!

“Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.”  – Vince Lombardi Anticipation Summer is an exhilarating time for aspiring leaders as they look at the upcoming school year with anticipation and excitement for their…

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StudentFit Advocate

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About Joshua Stamper

Joshua Stamper is an experienced educator who has worked in a variety of roles, including middle school administrator, classroom art educator, and athletic coach.

He is currently the Training and Development Specialist for the Teach Better Team, where he manages the Teach Better Podcast Network. In addition to his work with the Teach Better Team, Joshua is the author of Aspire to Lead, a podcast host, and a leadership coach and presenter for educators. His passion for education is evident in everything he does, and he is committed to helping others reach their full potential.