We discuss the issues that directly impact public education on a daily basis with the teachers, administrators, students, and other stakeholders who live and work through those issues. Host Randy Quarles and his guests work through the tough issues to discuss the enigma that public education can become.
Ep10 Teachers of the Year03/09/2015 Duration: 27min
In this episode host Randy Quarles discusses the ins and outs of being teacher of the year with Mischa Miles, Sherry Barnett and Duane Whittaker.
Episode 9 - Welcome Back18/08/2015 Duration: 30min
In this episode host Randy Quarles talks the new school year with principal of McMichael High School Duane Whittaker.
Ep. 8 - Reflections with a Principal09/06/2015 Duration: 38min
Host Randy Quarles is joined by Duane Whittaker, principal of McMichael High School to reflect on the past year and discuss building relationships with students.
Ep. 7 - PBIS in Secondary Schools02/06/2015 Duration: 46min
Host Randy Quarles is joined by April Thompson, AP at Reidsville HS, Yolanda Stubblefield, teacher at RHS, Josh Eanes and Leigh Jones for a discussion about PBIS and it's implementations at the secondary school level.
Ep. 6 - Parent Involvement at School26/05/2015 Duration: 25min
Host Randy Quarles is joined by Tonya Jones, AP at McMichael HS, and Natalie Mitchell, McMichael PRIDE President to discuss parent involvement at the high school level and how to organize a PTSO.
Ep. 5 - Professional Learning Networks05/05/2015 Duration: 29min
Host Randy Quarles is joined by Charles Perkins, Al Royster, Bambi Evans, and Duane Whittaker in a discussion of the use and growth of Professional Learning Communities and Networks within a school district.
Ep. 4 - Effective School Administration28/04/2015 Duration: 44min
Host Randy Quarles is joined by Leigh Jones, Chief Academic Officer of Secondary Schools for Rockingham County, Duane Whittaker, Principal of McMichael High School, and Josh Eanes, Assistant Principal of McMichael High School to discuss the challenges that face school administrators and tools to over come them. Info on Problems of Practice can be found at http://www.sai-iowa.org/library/Ohio%20Identifying%20a%20POP/
Episode 3 - Is my class too crowded?21/04/2015 Duration: 46min
In this episode our host, Randy Quarles, discusses classroom enrollment sizes and its impact on the quality of education received by students. His guests are Barbara Woodcock, Mischa Miles, Karen Hopkins, and Michelle Casto; all teachers from McMichael High School in Mayodan, NC.