Transformative Principal
An interview style podcast discussing how to be a transformative educational leader in the K-12 setting.

Jethro interviews Sondra Jolovich-Motes, principal of Dee Elementary in Ogden School District. 

Here is some background information about Dee Elementary: 

Dee Elementary, formerly dead last, sees huge gains in reading scores

Ogden schools see dramatic spike in student proficiency scores

Dee Elementary school grade

Links that JM talks about:

 Teaching Channel is one way JM helps teachers identify where they can use some help. 

 Annette Brinkman did some work with JM and Dee Elementary.

 University of Virginia Turnaround School Program


Driven by Data: A Practical Guide to Improve Instruction

Leverage Leadership: A Practical Guide to Building Exceptional Schools

Sponsor: learn how to be a paperless principal. Remove clutter, streamline your processes. 

Direct download: TP_001a.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:30pm MDT

Tell me who to interview next! 

Category:referrals -- posted at: 10:10pm MDT

Transformative Principal 000

Welcome to the Transformative Principal. In this first episode, I share my TEDxCSDTeachers talk from November about increasing our average daily attendance to 96% by doing one simple thing! 


Have a Good Life.

Direct download: transformative_principal_000.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:17pm MDT