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Pause. Breath. Flourish: Featuring William D. Parker

William D. Parker, Joshua Stamper, Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast, Pause. Breathe. Flourish.

In your current position, have you worked so hard for so long that you feel like you are going to crash and burn? This week, William D. Parker, shares how his first year as an Assistant Principal almost became his last. William provides strategies he used to take as a step back, reevaluate and focus…

Increasing Equity Practices: Featuring Andre Daughty

Andre Daughty, Joshua Stamper, Aspire: The leadership Development Podcast, Equity, Teach Better

In a previous Aspire episode, I had a wonderful conversation with Dr. Sheldon Eakins as we discussed the issues of racial justice, equity and implicit bias. After that conversation, I was convicted to assess not only my own practices, but the practices of my school to determine the biases that exist. I didn’t want to…

Tools for Distance Education: Featuring Jake Miller

Jake Miller, Joshua Stamper, Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast, Distance Education, Educational Duct Tape

As the year has progressed, the educational landscape has changed dramatically during the school year. Districts throughout the country have multiple learning environments from distance learning, face to face or a hybrid system. Regardless of how students are learning, educators everywhere are asking, “What technology tools are going to provide the most engagement, accurate assessments…

Aspire Mailbag: New Practices to Continue with Jeff Gargas and Joshua Stamper

Jeff Gargas, Joshua Stamper, Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast, Teach Better

In this 16th Aspire Mailbag episode, Jeff Gargas and I answer questions on different leadership topics provided by the listeners. Please join us for this episode as we answer questions and discuss preparing staff for changes, practices we would keep after virtual learning, goals for starting a new school and some exciting announcements!   Featuring Jeff…