Top 5 Reading Recommendations with Michelle Papa

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In this bonus episode, Michelle Papa shares her five top leadership books and the reasons she loves these amazing resources. In addition, we discuss her new promotion and the transition to the new school year. 

About Michelle Papa:

Michelle Papa is an Assistant Principal at Jefferson Township High School in Oak Ridge, New Jersey. She is passionate about the amplification of student’s voices, healthy school culture, trauma-informed education, and equity for all students. She has presented workshops on the topics of using digital tools for formative assessment, community building in the virtual classroom, text-dependent questioning, state testing rubrics, and the ALICE response to active shooter events. She is also a mom of two and wife to Danny Papa, a K-12 Supervisor of Social Studies, Fine Art, and Technology Education in the same school district.

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Book Recommendations:

Start With Why – Simon Sinek

What Great Principals Do Differently – Todd Whitaker

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? – Dr. Beverly Tatum

The Leadership Challenge – James Kouzes & Barry Posner

Eyes Are Never Quiet – Michael McKnight & Dr. Lori Desautels

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Joshua Stamper is a middle school Assistant Principal for a North Texas School District, where he's had the amazing opportunity to work at four campuses, two districts, and with hundreds of students, teachers, and administrators. Prior to Joshua's current position, he was a classroom educator and athletic coach for 6 years working with students in grades 6-8.

In addition to his administrative position, Joshua is a podcaster, blogger, leadership coach and education presenter.

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