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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Interview with Arlin Peebles

In this episode we talk with Arlin Peebles from the Illinois Principals Association to get his views on Professional Learning for educators and administrators. He shares some great opportunities available to all educators, and gives us a glimpse of what might be on the horizon!



Check out all the great professional learning opportunities for educators at all levels by visiting EdLeaders Network at www.edleadersnetwork.org

Take a look at the Illinois Principals' Association website at www.ilprincipals.org



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Friday, June 21, 2019

New Podcast Art

Hey everyone! Just a quick update to our podcast cover art: 



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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Interview with Rushton Hurley

It's our inaugural episode! (We'll get better... We promise!)

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Learn a little about us, Dr. Nick Sutton and Matt Jacobson, and hear our interview with Rushton Hurley, author of Making Your School Something Special and Making Your Teaching Something Special. (Amazon Link)

Learn more about Rushton's work at www.nextvista.org.

Learn more about Nick, Matt, the work they do, their thoughts on education, and catch up on all their podcast episodes at LearningThroughLeading.com

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Thanks for listening!

Matt and Nick




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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Welcome!


Welcome to our new website, LearningThroughLeading.com - We're glad you're here!

Our Mission:

We know that there are a lot of great things happening in education, all over our nation. Our goal with this website is to help connect educators in schools and classrooms with those who are moving the needle to help kids in effective and innovative ways. We'll use this site to share our ideas, our random thoughts, and our conversations with you. Subscribe to our updates by clicking the link at the top of your screen, and visit with us often!

You're probably wondering who we are... 


Image: Nick Sutton

Dr. Nick Sutton 

Nick Sutton is in his 13th year as an educator, and always considered himself a "middle school guy." While a former 6th, 7th, and 8th grade teacher he then transitioned into building principal and now a district superintendent. Nick earned his doctorate from Western Illinois University researching the correlational relationship between instructional strategies and school climate. He is the proud recipient of the 2018 Western Illinois University Young Alumni Award, 2016 Illinois Principal Association Western Region Principal of the Year, and has published articles within different avenues in the education field.

Nick's primary passion in public education has become professional development and research within best practices. He has two perfect daughters, and loves to participate within all of their activities when he is not working. Nick can be reached through his twitter account @DrNickSutton


Image: Matt Jacobson

Matt Jacobson 

Self-proclaimed nerd, Matt Jacobson is a 26-year veteran teacher and quasi-administrator, Google-Certified Educator, Instructional Technology Coach, and a former Educational Specialist with the Association of Illinois Middle Level Schools at the University of Illinois. Along with Nick, he is also a co-founder of the annual Whatever It Takes Conference. Matt holds a Bachelor's Degree in Geography Education from Western Illinois University, Macomb, and a Master's Degree in Elementary Education - Middle Level Education, from Eastern Illinois University, Charleston.

Matt is a farm boy at heart who is passionate about giving a voice to rural educators through professional learning and helping under served students realize their amazing potential through technology integration and creative problem solving.

When he's not working, blogging, or podcasting, Matt helps manage his family's farm in western Illinois. A history buff, he reads historical fiction and helps coordinate the Illinois Hand Cornhusking Association and annual Contest.

The Journey Ahead

We'll use this space for both periodic podcastepisodes and blog posts of ideas and random thoughts. The ideas will be our own, and sometimes those of our guests. We are arranging a nice list of launch interviews - No Spoilers - but we're also open to new ideas for guest interviews and guest bloggers. Reach out to us through the Contact Us page with your ideas. Join us!

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