Jul 8, 2019

Environments of Success–Take Two!

Michele Andorfer, President of Diamond Innovations joined me to talk about her program, Environments of Success.  Michele joined us in an earlier episode on this topic. In this episode she shares how the Environments of Success framework was used to engage CESA 10 directors and improve the leadership team's effectiveness.

Jul 1, 2019

Even though it tastes like gummie bears and bubble gum, its not good for you!

Angie Sommers joined me for a conversation about a grant CESA 10 and member districts recently received intended to combat youth vaping.  Enjoy!

Jul 1, 2019

eSucceed Charter School–Virtual, project-based and in your neighborhood!

Today I had the pleasure to speak with Michele Andorfer, the director of the eSucceed Charter School.  During our conversation, Michele described the school's purpose, its structure and what makes is unique.  

Jul 1, 2019

Marzano, Rice Lake, a Charter and CESA 10

I had the pleasure of chatting with CESA 10's Development Director, Kerrie Ackerson, about a new charter school being developed in Rice Lake.  Kerrie was instrumental in writing the grant that will allow the school to be created and for making connections with education expert, Robert Marzano.  Listen in to hear more about the Marzano Academy that will be in our "neighborhood" and why it is an incredible opportunity for students and educators in our region.




Jun 12, 2019

An Interview with Vickie Waters

In this episode, I have the pleasure of speaking with Vickie Waters regarding her work in special education and the developments about which she is enthused.  Vickie is the CESA 10 Regional Service Network Director and soon to be returning to the role of Executive Director of Special Education and Pupil Services at CESA 10.

May 20, 2019

Talk is cheap and soft skills are hard

Gwen Skoyen and Heather Feigum joined me for a conversation about soft skills. 

May 20, 2019

Everything you should know about liability and workers comp insurance

Lance Gregorich, CESA 10's Environmental Health and Safety expert talks about general liability and workers compensation insurance.  For more information, Lance can be contacted at lgregorich@cesa10.k12.wi.us

May 14, 2019

Natural Environments

Gwen Westlund and Tonia Anderson joined me for a conversation about natural environments and how that phrase is used to refer to the provision of services for students with special needs. 

May 1, 2019

Designing the next educational system–Out of this world!

Today I had a conversation with Jennifer Peck, CESA 10 Educational Consultant and STEM expert. During our conversation, I asked Jennifer to describe what the educational system would look like if we had a chance to start over. Not surprisingly, Jennifer emphasized the importance of the school community.  I hope you enjoy our conversation.

Apr 24, 2019

Conversation with Kevin Honeycutt

I sat down with teacher, consultant, speaker, and leader in education, Kevin Honeycutt. Kevin shared a few words of wisdom about education and some of the great work he has seen in the field.

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