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This show is a series of expertly facilitated conversations with world experts in a variety of disciplines. These conversations illuminate problems, issues and solutions faced and considered by leaders and other professionals.

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Credentialed Leadership Development Coach, Trainer, and Founder of Tajan Renderos Coaching, LLC, Tajan B. Renderos joins us to share her thoughts about the 9 HabitsThat Lead to Successful 1:1 Meetings. Tajan helps companies integrate a coaching approach to management for their leaders so they can easily navigate the most challenging parts of people management, such as conflict and tough conversations with ease, utilizing workshops, coaching,and consulting. She has managed national training centers, served as a former Equity Director at JSI, and conducted trainings for companies including Twitter, Cooley, LLP, Intel and others. She's coached hundreds of clients based on her proprietary MCDC framework, and has been featured in Thrive Global, Modern Health, Noomii, and TEDx BU. (www.tajanrenderos.com; LinkedIN). Tune in on Wednesday, December 7 @ 6pm EST!
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Teach Kentucky is an educational organization that helps launch careers of college graduates in Louisville, Kentucky's public schools. The program is designed to recruit and retain high quality teachers. How can aspects of this... more

Raising boys to men is a formidable challenge. Add discrimination, poverty, inequality and institutionalized racism and you have considerable higher walls to scale. In Baltimore, a group of educators are defying the odds and despite... more

Recent US events have catapulted a long-standing crisis in America to the forefront. Black men in America have long been the target of unfair educational, judicial and social practices. This reality reached fever pitch when George Floyd... more

Across the US, parents and adult caretakers have been catapulted into roles as primary educators in ways not seen or anticipated. This has caused a great deal of stress in homes particularly around the interactions between adults... more

There are a number of longitudnal studies on the impact summer break has on learning and content retention. Today's broadcast features one of the foremost experts on the topic from the Northweast Evaluation Association, Dr. Megan... more

There is no crystal ball to predict what the future is for our public schools in the coming year. There are some who have extrapolated the previous data related to summer slide and applied it to what's happening now with the Corona virus... more

While there is no federal mandate for public education, each state has codified a system and process to provide education to their citizens. Each state also has a chief state school officer who presides over public education to fulfil that... more

Conflicting stories about the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic have left many adults anxious, confused and upset. What about the children? Many will take cues from their adult caretakers while many others are left wondering... more

For the past two weeks, we have focused on the COVID-19 Pandemic from the perspective of adults - teachers, parents, school and district leaders and community members. This broadcast features a number of children from... more

While it may be hard to imagine at this point a world without COVID-19 restrictions, the day will come when we will try to resume our lives and routines before this all happened. In addition to making up for lost academic... more

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