Jon and Nick are thrilled to partner with ASCD to be a part of "The Empowered Principal" symposium being held on April 21, 2021 and then available On-Demand until June 18, 2021. This unique professional development opportunity allows school leaders to "explore empowered principals in action. In this engaging, half-day event, you'll learn how to … Continue reading The Rock Star Principals Join Forces with ASCD for “The Empowered Principal” Symposium
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/rockstarprincipals/RSP_Episode_Richard_Gordon_NASSP.mp3 An Interview with the NASSP Principal of the Year, Richard Gordon, from Paul Robeson High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The Rock Star Principals, Jon and Nick, interview the NASSP Principal of the Year, Richard Gordon, who is from the great Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Richard is the principal of Paul Robeson High School in Philadelphia. … Continue reading Episode 137: The Rock Star Principals’ Podcast
It’s National Principal's Month and the Rock Stars are interviewing three sitting elementary principals from each of their "Coaching Trees" to discuss the triumphs, the challenges, and all things related to educational leadership in the K-12 setting! Join Jon and Nick as they interview Mr. Travis Orth-Principal of Pickering Valley Elementary School (@orth510), Dr. Melanie … Continue reading A Very Special “National Principal’s Month” Interview with Three Elementary Principals from “The Rock Star Principals’ Coaching Tree” (Thursday, October 15th, 8:00am)
As schools are back in session, in one form or another, Jon and Nick discuss the substitute teacher shortage, its systemic causes, and some possible solutions. In addition, they prognosticate towards the continuing principal shortage as well. Finally, Jon begins dealing with his pop-culture-malaise and the boys devise a future new segment called, "All the … Continue reading Episode 131: The Rock Star Principals’ Podcast Drops Tuesday at 7:30am!
Listen here at 8 AM today! The boys dig back into the archives for an interview with renowned author, Mike Schmoker, who wrote the famous education book, “focus.“ The lessons from this interview are applicable right now as schools prepare to begin a new year during a pandemic which is forcing educators to reevaluate how … Continue reading Episode 129: The Rock Star Principals’ Podcast
Jon and Nick discuss the lack of guidance provided to local school districts along with mounting threats to superintendents and school officials. Some helpful tips for reopening schools as well! They reference an article by Mark DiRocco, President of PASA (Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators)(@mark_dirocco)
School starts (or has started) imminently and the time has come to stop admiring the problem and start finding solutions. This week, Jon and Nick talk about the latest developments around the country regarding COVID-19, provide two important “RSP Lessons for Starting the 2020-2021 School Year,” and denounce the politicizing of the school reopening issue. Link … Continue reading Episode 127: The Rock Star Principals’ Podcast