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Rick Stiggins—The Perfect Assessment System


Rick Stiggins joins Justin Baeder to discuss his book The Perfect Assessment System.

Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

  • Purchase Rick's book The Perfect Assessment System
  • Visit Rick's Website
  • About Rick Stiggins

    Rick Stiggins, PhD is founder of the Assessment Training Institute and the author of Assessment for Learning.

    Daniel Bauer—Mastermind Groups


    Daniel Bauer joins Justin Baeder to discuss his work as the Founder of The Better Mastermind, a hybrid group coaching program and leadership development program for school leaders.

    Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

  • Join a Mastermind Group
  • Limited Offer: Join the Leadership Sprint using the promo code “PrincipalCenter” The first 10 registrants can join the Sprint for free
  • Join the Leadership Sprint using the promo code “Justin” to get $30 off your registration
  • Visit Daniel's Website
  • Show Highlights:
    [2:57] “The enemy of excellence is isolation”
    [3:33] How mastermind members connect each week (and why it DOESN'T work to meet in person)
    [4:42] The format of each mastermind session
    [5:20] Some of the books Daniel's group has been reading (including one that's high on my list)
    [7:51] The specific reasons members gave for joining, and what happens in their leadership when they do
    [11:12] Why Daniel is focusing on books from outside of education
    [14:40] Daniel's innovative Leadership Sprint and how it works (code: PrincipalCenter)
    [18:00] “You're the average of the…” —Jim Rohn
    [22:01] Why I'm not participating in Twitter chats any more
  • About Daniel Bauer

    Daniel Bauer is founder of Better Leaders Better Schools, where he helps school leaders create a winning culture, focus on the essentials, and lead with courage and integrity. He's also the creator the Leadership Sprint and the founder of the Better Mastermind, a hybrid group coaching program and leadership development community for school leaders.

    Rick Jetter & Rebecca Coda—Escaping the School Leader’s Dunk Tank: How to Prevail when Others Want You to Drown


    Rick Jetter & Rebecca Coda joins Justin Baeder to discuss their book Escaping the School Leader's Dunk Tank: How to Prevail when Others Want You to Drown.

    Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

  • Purchase Rick and Rebecca's book Escaping the School Leader's Dunk Tank: How to Prevail when Others Want You to Drown
  • Visit the Leadership Dunk Tank Website
  • Visit Rick's Website
  • Visit Rebecca's Website
  • About Rick Jetter & Rebecca Coda

    Dr. Rick Jetter is an educational consultant, multi-genre author, speaker and trainer, and book writing coach. He works with school districts across the nation on curriculum, transforming school culture, and just about any type of PD for educators. Rebecca Coda is the founder of the Digital Native Network and currently serves as a STEM Instructional Coach.

    Sarah Fiarman—Becoming a School Principal: Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn

    Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

  • Purchase Sarah's book Becoming a School Principal: Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn
  • About Sarah Fiarman

    A former public school teacher, principal, and lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Dr. Sarah Fiarman is an independent education consultant.

    Kenneth Baum—The Artisan Teaching Model for Instructional Leadership: Working Together to Transform Your School


    Kenneth Baum joins Justin Baeder to discuss his book The Artisan Teaching Model for Instructional Leadership: Working Together to Transform Your School.

    Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

  • Purchase Kenneth's book The Artisan Teaching Model for Instructional Leadership: Working Together to Transform Your School
  • Visit the Artisan Teaching website
  • About Kenneth Baum

    Kenneth Baum is an award-winning former principal and superintendent, and an expert in school design, strategic planning, and leadership. His experience leading in both the district and charter settings has given him a deep understanding of today's leadership challenges. In 2004 he founded the Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science, a non-selective public school in the South Bronx serving grades 6–12.

    Tom Hoerr—The Formative Five: Fostering Grit, Empathy, and Other Success Skills Every Student Needs.


    Tom Hoerr joins Justin Baeder to discuss his book The Formative Five: Fostering Grit, Empathy, and Other Success Skills Every Student Needs.

    Interview Notes, Resources, & Links

  • Purchase Tom's bookThe Formative Five: Fostering Grit, Empathy, and Other Success Skills Every Student Needs
  • Harvard Business Review: Six Components of a Great Corporate Culture
  • About Tom Hoerr

    Thomas Hoerr, PhD is Emeritus Head of the New City School in St. Louis and the author of five books and more than 100 articles. He currently teaches in the principal preparation program at the University of Missouri—St. Louis.

    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.