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Get To Know Jeff Cohn

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Jeff Cohn, from BraveDialogue.com Jeff Cohn is a consultant to schools, districts, and businesses. In this episode, Jeff gets down to the basics of SMART Goals in strategic planning and the importance of empathy and trust to leadership. Mentioned in this episode:  Jim Collins on Amazon Listen on Anchor.fm Listen on Apple Podcasts Learn more about Jeff Cohn Website: BraveDialogue.com Other: Contact Jeff Cohn Remember to check out this and all past episodes at www.LearningThroughLeading.com and click the Subscribe button at the top of the screen to have every episode delivered right to your email inbox. You can find us on Twitter at @DrNickSutton @YodaMatt68 How to Listen ** NEW: Amazon Music Podcasts ** Anchor Apple Podcasts Breaker Castro Google Podcasts Overcast PocketCasts Radio Public Spotify

Brett Elliott: PHEARCE PLCs

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Brett Elliott Brett Elliott, Principal of Richwoods High School in Peoria, Illinois, shares his PHEARCE philosophy with us: Process Humility Energy Adversity Relationships Culture Excellence Brett also discusses his work with Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) and how he leverages technology tools for teaching, learning, and professional learning #GlobalPLC “Leadership is truly about the people you’re leading.” - Brett Elliott  Twitter Handle: @brettmelliott1 Brett Elliott: Professional Bio Brett M. Elliott has spent 25 years in the urban public education system as a teacher, coach and administrator. His passion and energy set him apart from the pack with a resume of excellence. He has taken over a failing urban high school and transformed the entire culture for learning through positive student and staff relationships, high energy and growth mindset for learning. Whether transforming and failing urban high school into “The Pride of the City” or redefini

Adam Welcome Revisited

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Image from  mradamwelcome.com/about Several months ago we were fortunate to sit down with Adam Welcome for a discussion about leadership, culture, and improving instruction. The audio quality on our original recording was less than perfect, to say the least. With production assistance from the Learning Technology Center of Illinois , we were able to reduce some of the distractions to help make the episode a little easier on the ear. We hope you enjoy this look back on our talk with Mr. Adam Welcome. Links: Website: mradamwelcome.com Social Media: @mradamwelcome on almost any platform Publications: Kids Deserve It! Run Like A Pirate Empower Our Girls We would also like to encourage you to check out the soon-to-be-released book that he has co-authored with our friend Rae Hughart ( @raehughart ), entitled Teachers Deserve It! One last thing: We’d really appreciate it if you’d take a moment to give us a rating and a review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever

Technology Trends and Services through ILTPP with Courtney Fleeger

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Courtney Fleeger, ILTPP The Illinois Learning Technology Purchasing Program , or ILTPP, helps schools and districts find more affordable options to support learning through a wide variety of technology tools. Through this service, ILTPP also has a unique perspective on the latest trends and topics that educators around Illinois are pursuing. Courtney Fleeger of ILTPP joins us to help shed light on this and explain how ILTPP can help. ILTPP Website Become an ILTPP Member ILTPP Member Benefits ILTPP News and Updates   Upcoming ILTPP Events IDEAcon2020 2020 Career Connections Conference - Chicago 2020 Career Connections - Springfield 2020 Career Connections - Carbondale 2020 Showcase - South (Vandalia) 2020 Showcase - Central (Springfield) 2020 Showcase - North (Markham) Courtney Fleeger’s Contact Info Email: cfleeger@iltpp.org Phone Number: (217) 892-2844 ILTPP Contact Info Social Media: @iltpp Website: iltpp.org Email: learnmore@iltpp.org R

Tim McIlvain Talks Cyber-Security, SOPPA, and how LTC can help

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Tim McIlvain Tim McIlvain is the Director of the Learning Technology Center of Illinois , known as the LTC. In this episode, Tim discusses some of the many services provided by the LTC. Tim shares his knowledge of recent legislation, some cybersecurity tips, and a preview of the array of upcoming LTC professional learning opportunities for educators, administrators, and IT professionals. Check out the links to all the LTC has to offer, including: Upcoming LTC Events Online Learning Courses Weekly Webinar Series Summits & Conferences Networking Events Workshops LTC Speakers Bureau Illinois Education and Technology Conference E-Rate Support SecurED Schools Stay on top of everything the LTC can offer, and interact with other educators and ed-tech professionals by joining the LTC Community . Acronyms heard in this episode LTC: Learning Technology Center of Illinois ILTPP: Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program NIST: National Institute of Standards

Professional Learning with Dr. Courtney Orzel

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Dr. Courtney Orzel Dr. Courtney Orzel will soon soon take the role of leading professional development for the IASA: the Illinois Association of School Administrators . In this episode, Dr. Orzel discusses her love of professional learning and shares her views on the current challenges and future directions for professional learning in Illinois.   Cortney Orzel’s Contact Info Twitter Handle: @DrOrzel Website: Courtneyorzel.wordpress.com Remember to check out this and all past episodes at www.LearningThroughLeading.com and click the Subscribe button at the top of the screen to have every episode delivered right to your email inbox. You can find us on Twitter at @DrNickSutton   @YodaMatt68   The Learning Through Leading Podcast is produced in partnership with the Learning Technology Center of Illinois . How to Listen Anchor Apple Podcasts Breaker Castro Google Podcasts Overcast PocketCasts Radio Public Spotify

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