Episode #214: Baruti Kafele

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

As a highly regarded urban educator in New Jersey for over twenty years, Principal Baruti Kafele distinguished himself as a master teacher and a transformational school leader. As an elementary school teacher, he was a New Jersey State Teacher of the Year finalist, and a recipient of the New Jersey Education Association Award of Excellence. As a middle and high school … Read More

Episode #212: Brian Faulkner

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Brian Faulkner is the principal of Kaneland Harter Middle School in Kaneland C.U.S.D. 302.  He says “My focus has been simple from the very start of my career; give students what they need in order to be successful.  I fully embrace teacher leadership and a shared leadership philosophy and look for creative ways our staff can collaborate, share, observe one-another, … 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

Show 97: Humble Leadership Creating Powerful Results

Ken EhrmannpowerED Up Podcast

Greg Bagby is a humble, experienced, knowledgeable leader. HIs passions as a teacher have transcend his ability to support teachers as a building leader and district leader.  In our conversation we discuss the best ways to work as a reflective teacher and how that can directly impact your students’ performance. Learning is a process.  Performance based doesn’t mean it has … Read More