This episode features the High Leverage Practice of Voice with Angela Jerabek. From school counselor to founder and leader of a national education center, Angie relates how she became the voice and not the echo, thus realizing her dreams for a creative and innovative life. She shares how to truly mature voice to accelerate influence, “The power of my work has come from honing in to hear others’ voices.” Angie will inspire all to “Be a voice that people can follow, recognizing you’re blazing a way for others to have their voices be lifted up.”
Angela Jerabek is the founder and executive director of BARR Center. Jerabek developed the BARR model 20 years ago and has expanded it from one school in the Midwest to more than 180 schools throughout the U.S., serving over 100,000 students. www.barrcenter.org
Angie has published five books and several op-eds and articles in various publications. Often looked to for her expertise, she has been featured in USA Today, National Public Radio, and CNBC. In the fall of 2020, she was a co-panelist with John B. King Jr., the 10th United States Secretary of Education under President Barack Obama. Jerabek has presented at the White House at the “Evidence in Education Roundtable” in 2016 as well as at International Education events. She was recently awarded the Donald McNeely Center Social Entrepreneur of the Year by the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University.