Episodes

Sept. 25, 2020

(Black) Male Role Models

Episode #13: According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 76% of teachers are female, compared to 24% being male. …

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Sept. 11, 2020

Relationship Building: Developing a Culture of Trust

Episode #12: Within education, the relationships between students, teachers, administrators, and community members are always at …

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Aug. 28, 2020

STEM education: What should it look like in a K-12 classroom?

Episode #11: Ask any teacher, and they can tell you what STEM stands for. However, many differ on the best way to implement STEM…

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Aug. 14, 2020

Assuming Leadership as an Outsider

Episode #10: The phrase ‘growing your own’ is synonymous in many school districts and organizations. However, the mounting stres…

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July 31, 2020

Online Professional Development for Educators

Episode #9: In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, online professional development for educators has become more important than ever.…

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July 17, 2020

Trauma-sensitive and Mindfulness Strategies in the Classroom

Episode #8: Special Guest Lonice Harris, 2019 Virginia School Social Worker of the Year, joins Matt to discuss the impact traumat…

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July 3, 2020

Becoming an Exceptional Teacher

Episode #7: What does it take from going good to great? How does one transition from being an average teacher, to an exceptional…

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June 19, 2020

School Law: What all Educators Need to Know to be Safe & Successful

Episode #6: (School Law: What all educators need to know to be safe & successful): Poet Bertolt Brecht once said, “The law was ma…

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June 5, 2020

Community Partnerships

Episode #5: Community Partnerships are avenues that spark innovation, & promote academic performance. Special Guest Joanie Petty…

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May 22, 2020

Having a Plan

Episode #4: Anyone in the business realm will tell you that they have a ‘business plan’ and/or model they follow. From Lesson P…

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May 8, 2020

Rural Education

Episode #3: Education is generally divided into three areas (based on geography): Urban, Suburban, and Rural. The latter is one …

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April 24, 2020

Transitioning out of the Classroom

Episode #2: This episode discusses educators who are in the process of transitioning out of the classroom into a leadership role …

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April 10, 2020

Young Leader

Episode #1: Being in a leadership role is difficult for anyone. When you add in the additional demands and stress that come with…

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