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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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Join us on Thursday, October 13 @ 6pm EST for an informative conversation on racial discourse in schools with research scientist, Camilla Mutoni Griffiths, and developmental and social psychology Ph.D. student, Nicky Sullivan. Camilla Mutoni Griffiths is a research scientist at Stanford SPARQ - a ?do tank? that brings researchers and practitioners together to reduce disparities using behavioral science. She studies how our interactions with American institutions contribute to our racial attitudes and biases. Griffiths also received her Ph.D. in social psychology from Stanford. Nicky Sullivan is a Ph.D. student in developmental and social psychology at Stanford University. In his research he explores how families have conversations about race and racism, and what the consequences of those conversations are for children. His current research focuses specifically on how to encourage White families to have more frequent and effective conversations about race and racism.
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Whether you are a classroom teacher or instructional leader, this conversation with author, Aaron Daffern is a must listen for you. Join the conversation as we gain some insight from Aaron, a veteran teacher and instructional specialist, on... more

Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education (https://ncse.ngo), Ann Reid, joins us for an informative conversation discussing the importance of science education. The National Center for Science... more

Join us on Wednesday, July 7th @ 5pm EST for an informative conversation with educator, Dr. Gema Cardona, discussing Critical Race Theory. Dr. Cardona earned her doctoral degree in critical studies of race, class, and gender from... more

Join us on Wednesday, June 30th @ 6pm EST for an informative discussion with freelance journalist, Zaid Jilani, on his critique of the New York Times Magazine 1619 Project. There is much debate about the historical accuracy of key... more

Join us on Wednesday, June 23rd @ 6pm EST for an informative conversation about the American history curricula in U.S. public schools with special guest, James Grossman, Executive Director of the American Historical Association.... more

Join us on Wednesday, June 16th @ 6pm EST for an informative discussion with special guest, Lindsay Stallones Marshall, on her critique of the 1776 Commission Report and her thoughts on representations in history textbooks. Lindsay is a... more

Join us on Wednesday, June 9th @ 6pm EST for an exciting conversation discussing humor as a skill with Andrew Tarvin, CEO of Humor That Works, a leadership development company that teaches professionals how to use humor... more

On Wednesday, May 26 @ 12pm EST, Professor Thomas Hatch joins us to discuss his latest book, The Education We Need for a Future We Can't Predict (Corwin, 2021) which focuses on the efforts to create more powerful learning... more

Join us on Wednesday, May 19 @ 6pm EST for an informative talk with Principal, Dr. Dawn Brooks DeCosta, and 5th grade teacher, Ms. Lucile Middleton, of Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School (TMALS) to discuss how their... more

Join us on Wednesday, May 5 (6pm EST) for a conversation with keynote speaker and author Mark Greene. Mark writes and consults on relational practices, diversity/inclusion and masculinity for organizations world wide. He... more