From Mentee to Mentor: Featuring LeBronte Hoover

Joshua StamperAspire Podcast

I am absolutely delighted to introduce a remarkable individual whom I’ve had the privilege of mentoring for an incredible three-year journey. Witnessing his growth and evolution as a leader has been truly inspiring, and I couldn’t be prouder of his remarkable transition into the realm of educational administration. Our guest today is none other than LeBronte Hoover, who is embarking … Read More

Episode 72: Running Toward the Problem with Adam Stolzer

Darrin PeppardLeaning Into Leadership

The first full episode of Aspiring, New, and Rising Leaders month brings Adam Stolzer, a new high school principal in rural Nebraska to the show. Adam shares insights into school culture, the value of a strong mentor, and running toward the problem. That, plus your #PepTalk and more on this week’s show. MORE EPISODES

Episode 38: The Cards You’re Dealt with Doug Kaplicky

Darrin PeppardLeaning Into Leadership

Turning around a school climate is a big lift, but that is Doug Kaplicky’s specialty. Building on the article titled “The Cards You’re Dealt”, Doug talks in depth about parent connections, onboarding employees,┬áculture, relationships, and mentoring moments. That, plus your #PepTalk and more on this week’s show. MORE EPISODES

Tales of a Teacher: New Teacher Support

Becky ThalBlog, Lead Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: This post shares an interview with Susan Jachymiak on why she’s passionate about the topic of new teacher support. Good mentors should be transparent, supportive, and passionate. Many first-year teachers struggle with classroom management. Make sure you give yourself breaks to recharge. New Teacher Support: Interview with Susan Jachymiak I’ve been following Susan Jachymiak on social media for a … Read More

Episode #87: Natalie Valencia

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Nathalie Valencia was born in Bogota Colombia. At age 16, she migrated with her Mother to the US. She is currently a program Coordinator for the Coach and Mentoring Program at Denver Public Schools. Her journey working in education started when she was just 17 years old, when she started working as a Spanish and Statistics tutor, Library clerk and … Read More