Dr. Amy Fast is the author of an outstanding book called, "It's the Mission, Not the Mandates." This book is about how real change occurs and how we never have had a clear purpose for our schools. Additionally, she argues that now more than ever educators need this book in their lives. Fast is a former teacher, instructional coach, professional developer, and now current educational lead principal at McMinnville High School in Oregon. Fast's main goal in life is to inspire students, teachers, and educational leaders to be able to find their passion and pursue their purpose. In this episode, Fast talks about having your 3 word why and letting that carry you through every decision you make. Later, Taya joins Nicole and Jordan to discuss their why and how teachers can be more effective knowing their students’ stories.
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Rosanna Herrera-Brown is Program Director of Crisis and Prevention at the Support, Advocacy, Resource Center (SARC) in Kennewick Washington. Herrera has been working with SARC since 2008 after obtaining her Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice from Heritage University. Herrera believes her involvement with SARC has been an opportunity for her to live out her life’s purpose. She is absolutely driven by an inner passion and purpose to advocate for those who face social injustices, promote social change & eliminate sexual violence. She loves that every day she is part of the solution for positive change. In this episode, Herrera-Brown shares how the power of information can prevent violence, bullying, and harassment. Later, Makenzie joins Taya and Elli to discuss the need for societal change.
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Enterprise MiddleSchool received the 2018 ASCD Whole Child Award in Washington, for its award winning culture and the 2018 Global "Class Act Award" for Kindness. By creating a culture of kindness, service, and empathy we've taken student leadership to an epic level. We invite you to join in this student-led journey where we explore Character, Excellence, and Community with some of the best leadership minds. We'll be sharing interviews with authors, educators, experts, and even other leadership students around the country. Whether you're an educator, student, parent or just passionate about culture and leadership, we invite you into this unique platform focused on raising education to incredible heights.