The Rock Star Principals Podcast jams to all the latest and greatest in educational leadership! Join your hosts, "The Boss" Jon Ross and "The Doctor of Proctors" Nick Indeglio as they bring a unique blend of humor, timely topics, and "real" talk each episode. They bring the "Principal Perspective" to a wide range of topics! Rock out with "twisted steel and school appeal!"

Happy Holidays to all the good little principals and educational leaders!

  • Interview with Kentucky Principal and Facebook Sensation, Gerry Brooks:
    • Gerry has a series of awesome videos on Facebook and his latest have gone viral. They feature "Coupon Book" gift giving ideas for principals to teachers and vice-versa!
    • Find Gerry on YouTube at: Gerry Brooks on YouTube!!!
  • A Holiday Word from Our Fake Sponsors: Staples and the Sno-Bot
  • Our Worst Segment Ever
    • No words can describe it...just listen...or don't...
Direct download: Episode_77-The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 10:35pm EST
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Elli's second birthday song. #NuffSaid

Direct download: Ellis_Birthday_Song_II-Ninja_with_a_Pencil.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 11:25am EST
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Episode 76 brings the Edu-Awesome-Sauce!

  • "Generations:" The Rock Stars discuss the 6 living generations as defined by the experts, their characteristics, educational implications, and more!
    • Protesting
    • The Anti-Eco Revolution
    • Remote Control or "Clicker"
  • Word from Our Fake Sponsor: Woodsy the Owl 
    • Give a Hoot, Don't Pollute
  • What's Hot in Education: Pension Systems, Teacher Candidate Pool, ISIS, Presidential Race, Technology Leaps and Bounds
  • Word from Our Fake Sponsor: Legendary Talking Yoda: "Become a Jedi"
  • Book Review: "It Happens in the Hallway" by Mark Johnson and Sam Stecher
  • Bonus Cartoon Theme Song: "The Mighty Heroes"
Direct download: Episode_76-The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 11:43am EST
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Jon and Nick bring the goods with some an Edu-Awesome Smackdown!

  • High School and the Transition to College
    • Manufactured Awards
    • Scholarships
    • What Matters and What Doesn't
    • What fields should be pursued in college?
    • Outsourcing
  • Word from Our Fake Sponsors: Warner Brothers "Batman vs Superman"
  • Lawnmower Parents (A Newish Term)
    • Move over Helicopter Parents! Lawnmower Parents usher in our Millenials!
    • What does it mean for education and society?
  • Word from Our Fake Sponsor: Warner Brothers "Creed"
  • Pop Culture Segment: Walking Dead, Creed, Batman v. Superman, Denzel, and More!
Direct download: Episode_75-The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 9:05am EST
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Kindergarten Edition: The Rock Star Principals' Podcast with Talia Toots!

Welcome to a special "Kindergarten Project" Edition of RSP! Nick's daughter, Talia, had a project to share information in any format about a favorite part of the holidays. She chose to share about Christmas Trees! So tune in for some fun "Talia" Chosen commercials and cool facts about Christmas Trees! #ChristmasTrees

Direct download: Kindergarten_Edition-RSP_with_Talia_Toots.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 8:03pm EST
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Episode 74: The Rock Star Principals' Podcast LIVE at Tech Lab (PA Principals' Association State Conference 2015)

The Rock Star Principals' broadcasted live from PA Principals State Conference 2015 to a packed house about Podcasting Basics 101. We enjoyed some big picture conversation and some nitty gritty podcasting specifics (i.e. USB Microphones and More!)

 

 

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Episode 73: Schoology's LEAP Webinar featuring "The Rock Star Principals"

The Rock Star Principals were Special Guests for the October 2015 LEAP Webinar offered by Schoology. The intent was to help show other administrators how a one-to-one or "BYOD" philosophy can be integrated in the culture and fabric of a school.

Thanks to Bradley Kemp for the invite and allowing us to be a part of the Schoology magic!

 

Visit Schoology HERE on the web.

Follow Schoology HERE on Twitter.

Direct download: LEAP-DrIndeglio.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 3:39pm EST
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The Rock Star Principals' Podcast is Pumping Out Phenomenal Edu-Content! Listen Now!

In the past ten episodes, the Rock Star Principals have interviewed:

  • Dr. Mike Schmoker (Education Author, Expert, and Speaker)
  • Dr. Douglas Reeves (Education Author, Expert, and Speaker)
  • Dr. James Stronge (Education Author, Expert, and Speaker)
  • Mr. Steve Yu (Director of new movie, "The Resurrection of Jake the Snake Roberts)
  • Mr. Mike Allison (President of NASSP)

Listen in one of the following ways:

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Category:News -- posted at: 11:05am EST
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Episode 72: The Rock Star Principals' Podcast

Today's episode continues the awesomeness from the PA State Principals State Conference where the President of NASSP, Mike Allison, breaks the big news that NASSP will join with NAESP in 2017 for a join National Conference in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, PA!

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Welcome to a double shot of Edu-Fame and expertise from two true Rock Stars in the field of K-12 education. Today's episode features two interviews live from the PA Principals Association State Conference 2015 :

  • Interview with Dr. James Stronge
    • Dr. James Stronge discusses the importance of hiring in K-12 education along with the best ways to go about making decisions.
    • Visit Dr. Stronge's website at strongeandassociates.com
  • A Word from Our Fake Sponsor: CBS "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown"
  • Interview with Dr. Mike Schmoker

Join us next time for more awesome-sauce from the 2015 Conference as we share our live "Rock Star Principals" broadcast during the "Tech Labs," an interview with NASSP President, Mike Alison, and more!

Direct download: Episode_71-The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 11:50am EST
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