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
The Rock Stars discuss "toxic positivity" and drop some educational leadership wisdom along the way. Mike Indeglio visits to lend his perspective to the subject at hand as well. This is a timely topic just in time for Election Day!
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)
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
https://blog.nassp.org/2019/04/17/building-positive-school-culture-through-service-activities/ Middle level students are at a crucial age, consciously developing their identities while trying to understand how they fit in with their peers. Teachers, administrators, and staff have the opportunity to provide a compass for students navigating these difficult times. As middle level students develop their sense of self, they often begin looking for … Continue reading Building Positive School Culture Through Service Activities