Episode #205: Jay McTighe

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Jay McTighe is a veteran education and accomplished author, having co-written 18 books, including the award-winning and best-selling Understanding by Design® series with Grant Wiggins. His books have been translated into fourteen languages. Jay has also written more than 50 book chapters, articles and blogs, and been published in leading journals, including Educational Leadership (ASCD), Edutopia and Education Week. Jay … Read More

Episode #204: Dr. Anissa Reilly

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Dr. Anissa Reilly is a success story. She received her doctorate in spite of suffering from Post- Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from issues like those she discusses on the show. She has embraced the “Wounded Healer” archetype as described by psychologist Carl Jung. As a result, her soon-to-be-released book, “The Wounded Healer: Turning Life’s Messes into Messages of Hope-From Violence … Read More

Episode #203: Dana Goodier & Darrin Peppard

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Join me and Darrin Peppard of Road to Awesome, LLC, who just published my book Out of the Trenches: Stories of Resilient Educators. Hear how you can use the stories of the educators I highlight from the podcast and interweave my own story to show how ups and downs in one’s educational career shape who we are. I also provide tools … Read More

Episode #202: Portia Clare

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Portia Y. Clare has been privileged to serve in developing the minds and character of children for over thirty years.  A graduate of Duke University and Regent University, she maintains her love of learning and earnestly desires to empower the children who have been entrusted to her care.  Simply put, Portia teaches because she values children.  Her love of children … Read More

Episode #201: Mark Chartier

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Every day, Mark mentors students who must overcome serious challenges. But he knows they can persevere, because he did. Growing up with Tourette’s syndrome, Mark had poor grades and demonstrated significant behaviors, but thanks to positive relationships with his educators, he was able to defy expectations and succeed in school. As an adult, he sustained a brain injury and developed a … Read More