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!"
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Secrets of the Middle School Mafia: Lesson 3 - Bad News

"Mr. Corleone is a man who insists on hearing bad news immediately." - Tom Hagen in "The Godfather"

The Rock Star Principals feature their third installment in the on-going segment detailing leadership lessons from famous Mob Movies. This week the talk includes:

  • Why immediacy is critical...
  • When to deliver news in person...
  • When to use email...
  • Networking with the right people...
  • Tricks of the trade...
  • and More...
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"Education Goes Hollywood" on #PAESSPChat This Thursday at 8pm EST!

Join President @drbillziegler @PAESSP and RSP for #PAESSPChat this Thursday night at 8pm EST as we discuss the best movies, music, books, and TV about education!

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The Rock Star Principals Will Be Presenting at the NAESP National Conference: July 2014-Nashville, TN!!!

The Rock Star Principals are proud to announce that they will be presenting at the National Association for Elementary School Principals (@NAESP) National Conference from July 10-12 in Nashville, Tennessee (http://www.naesp.org/2014-conference)! The conference theme is "Best Practices for Better Schools" and their tag-line is most apropos: "Don't Let it Happen Without You!"

Our presentation is titled, "The Principalship in the 'Blue Zone' - Threats to Longevity and the Motivation to Carry-On." Our interactive, multi-media experience will focus on our extensive research on the challenges facing principals in today's educational environment as well as providing the tools to increase your career life-span, health, balance, and overall happiness!  Reaching well-beyond the educational literature, the Rock Stars pull in the 'big gun' experts from all the social sciences and popular culture.  Don't miss it!

 
The Rock Star Principals' Edu-lution Continues!  "Eat. Sleep. Rock. Repeat."  We're in 49 states, 26 countries, and 6 continents now with thousands of downloads! RSP is also hosting a new weekly Twitter Chat along with the Pennsyvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals (@PAESSP) for educational leaders and teachers!  Join us Thursday evenings at 8pm EST at the hashtag: #PAESSPChat
 
 
Follow the Rock Star Principals:
  • Just go to your Google Search Engine and Type in "Rock Star Principals"
  • Go into the iTunes Store and type "Rock Star Principals" in the search bar.  We're under Podcasts in Education-K12! (Be sure to leave us a 5 star rating)
  • You can find the Podcast on "Stitcher" now as well!
  • Visit our Official Webpage: rockstarprincipals.libsyn.com
  • Follow us on Twitter: @rckstrprincipal
  • Search for the "Rock Star Principals" in the Facebook search bar!
  • We're on Blogger at rockstarprincipals.blogspot.com
  • We're also on Wordpress at rockstarprincipals.wordpress.com
  • Check out the hoity toity profile on LinkedIn!
  • We have a YouTube Channel (with nothing on it) - Just type in: Rock Star Principals' Podcast
  • And we're on Vine!
  • You can also reach out to us by email: rockstarprincipals@gmail.com

And Now You Can Call or Text Us at:

(267) 58R-OCK1

 

 

 

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The Rock Star Principals are proud to be guests on the latest edition of the “Staff Loungin’ Podcast!” You can hear the interview directly on their website at http://staffloungin.libsyn.com/ or on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/bw/podcast/staff-loungin/id642254999

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FLASH CONTEST: The Best Topic Submission Between Now and 10pm Gets Segment on Tonite's Recording and a Personal Shout-Out!!!

QUICK!!! FLASH CONTEST!!! We r taking "coolest" topic suggestion between now+10pm. Winning idea gets segment on tonite's Podcast recording+shout-out 4 winner!

Reach Us At:

Twitter: @rckstrprincipal

Email: rockstarprincipals@gmail.com

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Like us on Facebook and Rate us in iTunes!!! (Please)

Friendly Neighborhood Rock Stars, we need your help!  Without you, we can't spread our message of community, professional learning networks, and fun to our fellow Edu-Leaders!

First, give us a quick like and shout-out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rock-Star-Principals/429768453799672

Next, take a moment to rate us in the iTunes Store.  You can start by clicking the link below.  Then follow that page to your iTunes desktop program or mobile app.  Then rate us.  Quick and easy.  You can consider it your good deed for the day!  We know more than 13 people are digesting the Podcast and we need actual ratings to move up in the iTunes World!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rock-star-principals-podcast/id713124906

 

 

 

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It's Thursday!  Download and Listen to a Rock Star Principals' Podcast!

If you haven't listened to Episode 22 yet, then get on your horse!!!

  • The Church of Whitaker: What Great Principals Do Differently #15
    • Referenced philosphers include: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Jim Valvano!
    • Referenced non-philosphers include: The Hooters, Tina Turner, Mad Max, Jedi
    • Special guest is assistant principal, Rob Farina!
  • Article Discussion: "Age of Distraction: Why It's Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus" by Katrina Schwartz
    • An article based on Daniel Goleman's research and books
    • Special guests include 2 special education teachers, Tina Armenio and Rachel Immel
    • Bring Your Own Device
    • Shutting down technology?
    • Medication for students
    • Executive Functioning and Cognitive Command
  • Pop Culture: Everything TV
    • There's a little bit of everything here that's all about television!  Including:
      • All time most impactful TV death!
      • Mash, The Incredible Hulk, ER, The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, NYPD Blue, Family Ties, Dragnet, The Goldberg's, The Killing, Switched at Birth, Bar Rescue, and More!
      • MAJOR SPOILER ALERT for all shows mentioned!

 

We've got one free sponsor spot left for episode 23 as well:

  • The Rock Star Principals' Podcast is promoting a free, first-come-first-serve opportunity!  The first two education related businesses to contact us win a free "commercial" on the next episode (Episode 23).  
  • The contact venues are Twitter (@rckstrprincipal), our Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rock-Star-Principals/429768453799672), or email (rockstarprincipals@gmail.com).
  • Businesses must be promoting a legitimate education-related product or service.  The product or service must be ethical and fully in the best interests of the profession.
  • The Rock Star Principals' Podcast currently reaches 48 U.S. States, 30 countries, and has over 5,000 downloads.  This is an opportunity to directly reach your targeted audience!  Don't miss it!
  • Subscribe to the RSP Podcast on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rock-star-principals-podcast/id713124906

 

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What is the world saying about the Rock Star Principals' Podcast?  Listen to this short clip to hear about the latest craze sweeping the nation (along with Canada, Japan, the UK, and More)!  After hearing the clip, we know you'll want to find us and enjoy all aspects of the awesome-sauce that is the RSP World!!!  So how can you follow the 2 middle school principals from PA with an overload of twisted steel and school appeal?  Just see below:

  • Just go to your Google Search Engine and Type in "Rock Star Principals"
  • Go into the iTunes Store and type "Rock Star Principals" in the search bar.  We're under Podcasts in Education-K12! (Be sure to leave us a 5 star rating)
  • Visit our Official Webpage: rockstarprincipals.libsyn.com
  • Follow us on Twitter: @rckstrprincipal
  • Search for the "Rock Star Principals" in the Facebook search bar!
  • We're on Blogger at rockstarprincipals.blogspot.com
  • We're also on Wordpress at rockstarprincipals.wordpress.com
  • Check out the hoity toity profile on LinkedIn!
  • We have a YouTube Channel (with nothing on it) - Just type in: Rock Star Principals' Podcast
  • And we're on Vine!
  • You can also reach out to us by email: rockstarprincipals@gmail.com

The Rock Stars discuss all topics related to the Principal-ship in K-12 education!  And that's not all!  All of our eclectic tastes and pop culture fascination comes alive during the Podcast!  Listen at home, on your drive to work, at work (maybe not), on the drive home from work, while you work out, and as you drift to sleep at night!

Direct download: The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast_-_What_the_World_is_Saying.m4a
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RSP Needs Your Ratings in the iTunes Store! Please Help Us 'Rock On!'

Dearest Rock Stars,

We need your help with the Rock Star Principals' Podcast in the iTunes Store!  If you could could leave us a quick "Rating" (or even a longer "Review"), we'd be eternally grateful.  It's easy to do!  Just see the steps below:

If you are enjoying the podcast, please take a second to help us spread the word with a review!  It would mean a lot to us! Thanks in advance!

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