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Matthew Pietrafetta—College Entrance Exam Prep for Underserved Communities


Matthew Pietrafetta joins Justin Baeder to discuss college entrance exam prep for underserved communities.

Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

About Matthew Pietrafetta

Matthew Pietrafetta is the founder and CEO of Academic Approach, which helps students develop college and career readiness skills. He holds a PhD from Columbia University.

Gene Bedley—Ambassadors of Compassion


Gene Bedley joins Justin Baeder to discuss his work with Ambassadors of Compassion, an organization that helps young people develop resiliency, hope, and the personal leadership skills.

Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

About Gene Bedley

Gene Bedley is the Executive Director of the National Character Education Center. A 40-year veteran of the education profession, he's won numerous awards, including the National Distinguished Teacher Award and the Milken National Educator Award.

Paul Gorski—Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty


Paul Gorski joins Justin Baeder to discuss his book, Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap.

Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

  • Purchase Paul's book, Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap.
  • The Poverty and Education Reader: A Call for Equity in Many Voices
  • EdChange.org—Cultivating equity literacy in schools and society
  • About Paul Gorski

    Paul Gorski is associate professor of integrative studies at George Mason University and the founder of EdChange, an organization dedicated to educational equity.

    Steve Heisler—The Missing Link: Teaching and Learning Critical Success Skills


    Steve Heisler joins Justin Baeder to discuss his book The Missing Link: Teaching and Learning Critical Success Skills.

    Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

  • Visit Steve's Website
  • Follow Steve on Twitter @steve_heisler
  • Purchase Steve's book, The Missing Link: Teaching and Learning Critical Success Skills
  • About Steve Heisler

    Steve Heisler is a former teacher and administrator, and currently serves as an education consultant and a Senior Program Coordinator for the School System Improvement Project at Rutgers University.

  • Arina Bokas—Building Powerful Learning Environments: From Schools to Communities

    Arina Bokas joins Justin Baeder to discuss her book, Building Powerful Learning Environments: From Schools to Communities.

    Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

    About Arina Bokas

    Arina Bokas, PhD is the editor of Kids’ Standard Magazine and a faculty member at Mott Community College in Flint, Michigan. A frequent contributor to publications such as ASCD Express, Education Week, and the Huffington Post, Arina currently works on the Michigan PTA Leadership Development Committee and produces The Future of Learning public TV series with Independence Television.

    Dr. Anael Alston: You’re Hired: The Inside Secrets to Landing Your School Leadership Job


    Dr. Anael Alston joins Justin Baeder to discuss his book, You’re Hired: The Inside Secrets to Landing Your School Leadership Job.

    Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

    About Dr. Anael Alston

    Dr. Anael Alston is the Superintendent of Schools of the Hamilton Central School District. He has previously served as a middle school principal, and was honored as the New York State MetLife/NASSP Principal of the Year.

    Jean Desravines—Breakthrough Principals: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Stronger Schools


    Jean Desravines joins Justin Baeder to discuss his book Breakthrough Principals: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Stronger Schools.

    Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

    Douglas Reeves—Elements of Grading: A Guide to Effective Practice


    Douglas Reeves joins Justin Baeder to discuss his book, Elements of Grading: A Guide to Effective Practice (2nd Edition).

    Interview Notes, Resources, & Links