Dr. Steven Weber serves as the Associate Superintendent for Teaching and Learning in Fayetteville Public Schools. Prior to his arrival in Fayetteville, Dr. Weber had more than 20 years of experience in public education. He served as the Executive Director for Curriculum and Instruction with Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (NC). And during his career in public education, he has served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, director of secondary instruction, and executive director of curriculum and instruction. Dr. Weber serves on the Executive Cabinet for Fayetteville Public Schools and provides leadership by working with teachers, administrators, and staff. Dr. Weber joined Fayetteville Public Schools in 2016.

Follow Steven on Voxer @sweber and on Twitter @curriculumblog

Dr. Frank Buck helps busy professionals achieve their goals through organization and time management. He is a veteran school administrator, speaker, author of three books, blogger, and life-long learner. Most of all, he has shown countless professionals an easier way to work. Through his workshops, books, and coaching, Dr. Buck shares these secrets with leaders all across the United States and internationally. Attendees love the blend of content and humor. They especially love how practical and easy it can be to get organized. Dr. Buck's latest book, the 2nd edition of Get Organized!: Time Management for School Leaders presents a total system which is applicable to leaders from all walks of life. "Global Gurus Top 30" named Dr. Buck #1 in the time management for 2019, 2020, and 2021.
To learn more, visit FrankBuck.org. Follow Frank on Twitter, IG, Pintrest @drfrankbuck LinkedIn: @drfrankbuck FB:@drfrankbuck

Jillian DuBois serves as an elementary educator in Clearwater, FL. She has been in the field of education for two decades. She is the recently published author and illustrator of “Liv’s Seashells” and “Road to Awesome: A Journey for Kids”, “Look at YOU, Piper Lou!”, and is the Optimistic Originator of Imparted Joy LLC. Jillian’s journey continues to bring much fulfillment as she thrives on building authentic relationships with her students and guiding their curiosity and wonder. She uses her voice to foster hope for student equity and empathy. Her passion is to initiate and infuse joy to those in education by focusing efforts on listening, serving, and growing alongside colleagues and friends. Each day is a FRESH opportunity to listen, be slow to criticize, and quick to empathize. Keep dancing and dreaming with JOY.

Follow Jillian on Twitter: @JillDuBois22 Instagram: @jilliande FB: @jilliandee Web: www.impartedjoy.com www.jilliandubois.com

Orly is the founder of the global non-profit, Life Vest Inside, a kindness expert, educator, best selling author, entrepreneur and keynote speaker who inspires audiences to take action. Her talks and workshops provide the groundwork for lasting change and motivate people to become the best version of themselves so that they can influence the world for good. Drawing from her personal journey, groundbreaking science, and her signature wit, Orly inspires people to tap into the power of kindness—the most underutilized skill in today’s world. Through her talk, Orly demonstrates how kindness and a simple shift in perspective can alter the way a person connects with themselves and the world around them. Life Vest Inside gained international acclaim when Orly’s award-winning film “Kindness Boomerang” went viral, receiving over 100 million people, landing her a spot at TED2013 and launched what has come to be known as the “Kindness Revolution”.

Find Orly and Lifevest Inside online: on her website: www.lifevestinside.com www.danceforkindness.com 

Check out the LifeVestInside's Youtube channel @lifevestinside

Facebook: @lifevestinside

Twitter: @lifevestinside

Instagram: @lifevestinside

Marita Diffenbaugh has twenty-two years of service in Idaho’s education system, from the classroom, school district, and university to the State Department of Education. Marita believes that hope is a prerequisite for learning and looks for ways to help others see their value.

In her newly published book, L.E.A.R.N.E.R. Finding the True, Good, and Beautiful in Education, she shares about how to connect learning to community resources and needs, along with strategies that restore hope and can support learners of all ages to develop their full potential.

As a partner with the Elevate Academy Network, Marita is currently connecting education, industry, and community by launching Elevate Academy North, a new Career Technical School, opening August 2022. She is looking forward to serving as principal at this community driven school of choice for students in 6th-12th grades who are not finding success in their current education.

Find Marita online on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MDiffenbaugh LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marita-diffenbaugh

Joy Kelly has more than 25 years of educational experience in public and parochial schools as a teacher, coach, mentor, associate principal, and principal. In 2015, Joy was named Iowa associate principal of the year. She also provides coaching and training for new administrators in Iowa. Joy serves as a leadership coach for administrators across the country on behalf of J Casas and associates. Joy earned a bachelor's degree in history from The University of Iowa, a masters degree in education leadership from University of Northern Iowa and she’s a licensed PK through 12 superintendent with a specialist degree from The University of Iowa. In March, Joy and Jimmy Casas released their book titled, “Handle with Care: Managing Difficult Situations in Schools with Dignity and Respect". Follow her on Twitter @joykelly05 or contact her via email  joymkelly5@gmail.com

Lindsay Titus is a passionate and energetic educator! She uses her expertise as a board certified behavior analyst and a former classroom teacher, to ignite the passion of any educator. She is eager to transform the mindset educators hold about behavior, and use this dynamic shift to increase connections with all students! Lindsay is the host of the DEFINE YOUniversity Podcast, Founder of DEFINE YOUniversity and the author of the 30 and 90 Day Journals. She is a coach, speaker, mentor, and leader passionate about igniting the transformation from within to live a life you love inside and outside of the classroom setting.

Find Lindsay online at: www.defineyouniversity.com, on Twitter @ltitus828, FB @lindsaytitus, IG @lindsaytitusedu.

This is a special episode with clips from previous episodes, including guest Amber Harper @burnedinteacher, Alexis Shepard @theafroeducator, Danna Thomas @happyteacherrev, Hans Appel @hansnappel, Jen Molitor @teachrenegade and Sarah Johnson @sarahsajohnson

Find out more about each guest and read a transcript of their clips in the extended show notes on www.danagoodier.com -Episodes 109-114 – Dana Goodier

Eric is an Associate Partner with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE). Prior to this, he was the award-winning Principal at New Milford High School. Under his leadership, his school became a globally recognized model for innovative practices. Eric oversaw the successful implementation of several sustainable change initiatives that radically transformed the learning culture at his school while increasing achievement. His work focuses on leading and learning in the digital age as a model for moving schools and districts forward.

He has authored and co-authored the following: Learning Transformed: 8 Keys for Designing Tomorrow's Schools, Today, BrandED: Tell Your Story, Build Relationships, and Empower Learning, Uncommon Learning: Creating Schools That Work for Kids, Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times, Communicating and Connecting With Social Media: Essentials for Principals, What Principals Need to Know About Teaching and Learning Science.

Follow Eric on Twitter: @E_Sheniger Visit his Blog: https://esheninger.blogspot.com Visit his Website: http://www.ericsheninger.com/

Christine Ravesi-Weinstein currently serves as a high school Assistant Principal in Massachusetts and previously worked as a high school science department chair for four years and classroom teacher for 15. Diagnosed with anxiety and depression at 23, Christine began her journey towards mental wellness. She began a non-profit organization in June of 2017 aimed at removing the stigma of mental illness and promoting physical activity as a means to cope with anxiety. As an avid writer and educator, Christine became passionate about bridging the two with her advocacy for mental health. Since March of 2019, she has had numerous nationally published articles including the number one most read article of 2019 on eSchool News (she also had the number six and eight most read articles in that year). She has also published articles with District Administration, the Teach Better Team, Tech & Learning and SmartBrief and author of the book Anxious, published in March 2020. Follow her work on Twitter, FB @RavesiWeinstein and on YouTube at http://bit.ly/TheRunnersHigh. For more information about Christine, please visit her website at www.ravesiweinstein.com

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