Episode #210: Brandi Kelly

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Mrs. Brandi Kelly has been in the field of education for over 20 years. She has recently assumed the role of Superintendent at Mt. Olive CUSD #5 in Mt. Olive, IL. Mrs. Kelly has served as a Principal previously, over a 10 year period, in three districts: Ramsey School District (Pre-K-8), Mt. Zion School District (Pre-K-1), and Sangamon Valley Middle … Read More

Episode #209: Rob Dunlop

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Robert Dunlop is a middle school teacher and technology & assessment consultant. His experiences in the classroom and throughout his district have given him a deep insight into the importance of teacher happiness. He credits working with thousands of educators as paramount to his research for this book. Robert’s teaching journey has been one of peaks and valleys. His work … Read More

Episode #208: Tre Gammage

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Tre Gammage is a Social-Emotional Learning is his passion, he helps educators build social-emotional competence through in-person, virtual, and self-paced professional development. Because to impact students, you have to support teachers. My greatest strength is helping make it easier for educators to do what they love. Educators who practice SEL report higher levels of well-being, less stress, and improved student … Read More

Episode #207: Megan Balduf

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Megan Balduf is a middle school English teacher with nineteen years’ experience. Being a teacher has always been Megan’s dream, and her dedication to students and their learning opened opportunities to become a teacher-leader. Megan continues to grow and learn to be a better teacher today than she was yesterday. Since entering the classroom, Megan has earned an MA in … Read More

Episode #206: Dr. Christopher Wyatt

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Dr. Christopher Scott Wyatt is an autistic self-advocate and father of two neurodiverse daughters. He earned a doctorate while researching online education for students with autism spectrum disorders. His experiences living with physical and neurological differences shape his parenting. Wyatt consults with schools, businesses, and non-profit organizations on issues of autism, Neurodiversity, and active inclusion. Trench story: is still there. Were … Read More