Episode 015: Erin Gruwell Freedom Writers Listen to the Episode Here: About Erin Gruwell About Erin Gruwell Erin Gruwell is a teacher, an education activist, and the founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation. By fostering an educational philosophy that values and promotes diversity, Erin transformed her students’ lives. She encouraged them to re-think rigid beliefs […]
Episode 012: Darrell Scott Discovering Our Inner Purpose Listen to the Episode Here: About Darrell Scott About Darrell Scott In response to a school shooting that tragically claimed the life of his daughter, Darrell started Rachel’s Challenge. He’s on a mission to end school violence, bullying, and suicide by sparking a ‘chain reaction’ of hope.
Episode 011: Gail Angus and Debbie Sacks Listening Circles Listen to the Episode Here: About Dr. Gail Angus About Dr. Gail Angus Dr. Angus has been a career public educator working as a teacher and administrator in both general and special education environments, along with her research in tiered supports. Currently, as the Chief Operating
Episode 009: Judge Teske Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline Listen to the Episode Here: About Judge Teske About Judge Teske Judge Teske watched black kids enter his court day in and day out. He saw them enter shackled, shuffling across the floor to be judged. One day, as a youth offender’s grandmother approached him
Episode 008: Early King A Disciplined Mind in a Time of Crisis Listen to the Episode Here: About Early King About Early King Early King is a pioneer in blended learning and online engagement. He was an executive for the K-12 organization before returning to his roots as a principal in inner-city Chicago. He’s seen