Dr. Simon Breakspear is a researcher and expert in educational innovation and change based in Sydney, Australia. He is known internationally for helping educational leaders navigate disruptive change, develop innovation capabilities and drive continuous improvement for better learning.
107: Jim Knight | How To Have Better Conversations | Empower Teachers To Become Active Agents In Their Own Professional Development | What It Takes To Get People To Implement Good Practices | High Impact Instructional Coaching
Jim Knight is the President of the Instructional Coaching Group and a research associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and the Director of the Kansas Coaching Project. For nearly two decades, Jim has studied professional learning and instructional coaching and has served as the principal investigator of grants and contracts totaling nearly 30 million dollars.
106: Joanne Oien | Be The Best You Can Be Right Where You’re At | Your Greatest Impact Occurs When You’re Not Focused On Yourself
Joanne Oien is a seasoned educator with nearly 30 years of experience working in the same school district. Joanne began her career as a teacher at New Hope Elementary School District in Thornton, California for 14 years before getting her administrator credential and working as a Vice Principal, Principal and Superintendent for the next 16 years.