Episode #3: Mechele Newell

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Dr. Mechele Newell is a 2nd/3rd grade teacher/Change Agent/Advocate for the under-represented/under-privileged youth and leader in her local ministry in the Bay Area. A former laboratory scientist, she supports youth and education in the local community by volunteering in local public and private schools. What caused her to get into K-12 was the time she was coaching girls’ bball. This … Read More

Episode #7: Jason Ottley

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

As a Washington, DC native, Dr. Jason Ottley personifies a perfect blend of scholarship, innovation, grit, professionalism, and heart. Having a strong reputation for student development, strategic planning and empowering both educators and students to strive for the best version of themselves, Jason unapologetically is a natural-born leader who will prove to be essential to how the world views progressive … Read More

Episode #20: Sheldon Eakins

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Sheldon L. Eakins, Ph.D. supports educators with the tools and resources necessary to ensure equity at their school. He is the host for #LeadingEquity podcast and is the founder of the https://www.leadingequitycenter.com/ With over 11 years in education, he has served as a teacher, principal, and Director of Special Education. Dr. Eakins has a passion for helping educators accomplish equitable practices in their schools.He … Read More

Summer Series: SEL

Tom SchimmerThe Tom Schimmer Podcast

The 2021 Summer Series continues with a roundtable discussion on Social-Emotional Learning. Joining Tom for this discussion are Tre’ Gammage, Jessica Hannigan, & John Hannigan. Tre’ Gammage is a Dean of Students & SEL Consultant from South Carolina. Tre’ has always had a passion for helping others. With a vast background in speaking, podcasting, and consulting, Tre’ was once told … Read More