A Matter of Principals

A Matter of Principals

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AWSP TV - Ep. 12 - Core Plus Aerospace
Sep 2 • 28 min
AWSP TV - Ep. 11 - Discipline Systems
Sep 1 • 40 min
AWSP TV - Ep. 10 - Kids at Hope
Aug 7 • 54 min
AWSP TV - Ep. 9 - Linda Drake
Jun 18 • 15 min
Immediately after we recorded with OSPI's Dr. Michaela Miller, Linda Drake from the State Board of Education stepped into the hot seat. She's their Director of Career and College Readiness Initiatives. Watch her talk to Scott Friedman about the role the…
Episode 14: AWSP TV - Ep. 8 - Dr. Michaela Miller
Jun 18 • 60 min
OSPI's Deputy Superintendent Dr. Michaela Miller came by our studio for the second time to talk about HB 1599, which transforms the assessment expectations for graduation and how students can approach fulfilling requirements for earning a diploma. She…
Episode 5: MPLN - Educating the Whole Child
May 16 • 26 min
The conversation you're about to hear comes from a group of principals we call the MPLN, Mastering Principal Leadership Network. With a 2 year grant from the Gates Foundation, we were able to bring together about 50 principals from all levels and all…
AWSP TV - Ep. 7 - Sue Anderson
Apr 30 • 49 min
In our seventh episode of AWSP TV, OSPI's Sue Anderson (Director of Educator Effectiveness) talks to our Ron Sisson about putting the G (growth) in TPEP, as well as a few more topics around evaluation, coaching, mentoring, and induction.
AWSP TV - Ep. 6 - Chris Reykdal & Michaela Miller
Apr 22 • 55 min
Join us as we welcome Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal and his Deputy Superintendent Michaela Miller to our set. It's our first ever live-streamed show. Get your questions ready!
AWSP TV - Ep. 5 - Scholastic Experts on Literacy
Jan 15 • 46 min
Dr. Karen Burke and Pam Allyn, both from Scholastic, drop by our studio to talk about K-12 literacy and what principals can do to promote schoolwide literacy efforts. Lots of great advice and takeaways in this episode.
AWSP TV - Ep. 4 - John Wiesman
Jan 9 • 23 min
John Wiesman, Washington State Secretary of Health, drops by our studio to talk about tobacco and vaping for teenagers, the Tobacco21 initiative, and gives advice and resources for parents and educators.
AWSP TV - Ep. 3 - Kevin Carroll
Dec 17, 2018 • 28 min
If you were at Summer Conference this year, you were probably captivated by Kevin Carroll and his message, whether he was talking about his youth and the adults who guided him, or swearing at Vlade Divac in Serbian (because his boss made him).
Episode 8: AWSP TV - Ep. 2 - Christine Gregoire
Nov 5, 2018 • 34 min
In our second episode of AWSP TV, former Washington State Governor and current Challenge Seattle CEO, Christine Gregoire, talks with our Scott Seaman and Roz Thompson about leadership, the changing role of the principalship, and the importance of having…
AWSP TV - Ep. 1 - Caprice Hollins and Jack Arend
Oct 12, 2018 • 55 min
AWSP's Ron Sisson hosts our first ever AWSP TV talk show. We're proud to bring in Dr. Caprice Hollins, who we've worked with quite a bit and was a keynote speaker at the 2018 Summer Conference, and Jack Arend, who's worked with Dr. Hollins in his role at…
Episode 4: Principals as Communicators - Tips from Some Great Principals
Oct 29, 2017 • 25 min
Why is communication so important as a principal? What can you do to improve? Listen to this episode to learn a little more. It was recorded with three members of AWSP's Communications Advisory Committee: James Everett, current Meridian Superintendent and…
Episode 3: Michaela Miller on TPEP, ESSA, & Changes at OSPI
May 8, 2017 • 51 min
Dr. Michaela Miller, Deputy Superintendent at OSPI and former AWSP President’s Award Winner, discussing the early days of TPEP, how it’s evolved, and where it’s going next. After the TPEP talk, she discusses the ESSA consolidated plan and the new…
Episode 2: Gene Sharrat Discusses High School and Beyond
Dec 10, 2015 • 36 min
Gene Sharrat, Executive Director of the Washington Student Achievement Council, discusses hot topics in education and the transition to beyond high school.
Episode 1: The AWSP Fellowship
Feb 19, 2015 • 42 min
We kick off our very first podcast with a blooper before Scott Friedman and Trevor Greene describe their work during the AWSP Fellowship with principals on the east side of the state. Edie Harding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Gary Kipp,…