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!"
  • In episode 109, Nick and Jon take the pulse of the nation after the horrific school shooting in Florida last week. Listen to two principals share their feelings on the news coverage, polarizing political debates, practical solutions, social media, and more.
  • After listening, dig into our archive and re-listen to episode 21 from 2013 where RSP interview Israeli Counter-Terrorism Expert, Alon Stivi. It was a very special school safety episode.
Direct download: Episode_109-The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 9:08pm EDT
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  • Report: Bullying Reports Are Decreasing
  • Word From Fake Sponsor: State Farm
  • Discussion: Fundraising and More
  • Pop Culture Segment: Black Lightning - Finally! A Principal Hero!
Direct download: Episode_108-Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT
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  • Episode 107
    • "Are Lockers Obsolete?" from Washington Post
    • Word From Fake Sponsor: Campbell's Chunky Soup with Donovan McNabb
    • TV Reality Show Review: Undercover High
    • Word from Fake Sponsor: Campbell's Chunky Soup with Reggie White
    • Nick and Jon Book the New XFL! (and EAGLES in the Super Bowl!!!)
Direct download: Episode_107-The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 7:30pm EDT
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  • Article/Book Review: The Testing Charade by Daniel Koretz
  • Word From Our Fake Sponsor: The RSP Snow Day Medley
  • Article Review: Should Schools Ban 'Best Friends?'
  • Word From Our Fake Sponsor: Kenner's 1978 Star Wars Millenium Falcon
  • Movie Review: The Last Jedi
Direct download: Episode_106-The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 7:30pm EDT
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Nick was in NYC at Schoology's new offices at Madison Square Garden. He interviewed Mike Indeglio and Joe Vassallo to discuss their collaborative work environment.

Direct download: Episode_105-The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 12:52pm EDT
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Episode 104 features:

  • Interview with #FutureDriven author and blogger, David Geurin (@davidgeurin), from davidgeurin.com
  • A Word from Our Fake Sponsors: NBC News 10 for Ross on the Roof
  • RSP Segment: Top Educational Experiences - Jon talks about his fundraising experience camping out on the roof for Alex's Lemonade Stand and the impact of community involvement.
  • Pop Culture Segment: American Vandal
Direct download: Episode_104-Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 7:18pm EDT
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Episode 103 features some heavy-hitting segments and #Edulution awesomeness!

  • Investigative Article Review: What Happened at Ballou High School?
    • A DCPS goes from a 57% graduation rate to 100% with 100% college acceptance in one year? Sound to good to be true? It is.
    • Link to Full Article
  • A Word from Our Fake Sponsors: Dreamworks' Trolls Holiday Special
  • Article Review: What if Principals Were Treated Like CEOs?
  • A Word from Our Fake Sponsors: As Seen On TV Star Showers
  • The Great Debate Round 1: Jon and Nick debate the biggest issues facing the entire universe!
Direct download: Episode_103-The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 7:00pm EDT
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"The Boss" Jon Ross and "The Doctor of Proctors" Nick Indeglio with a gargantuan-sized 100th episode of The Rock Star Principals' Podcast. The boys have "Reloaded" with renewed passion, energy, humor, and weekly episodes that will drop every Monday evening at 11:00pm EST. The 100th episode features the following awesomeness:

  • Article Review: From Forbes.com by Rich Karlgaard-"How a Former VC Wants to Disrupt American Education" (interview with Ted Dintersmith)
  • A Word from Our Fake Sponsor: Mattel He-Man Fright Zone Battle Set
  • Activity Review: Jon's "Dot Activity" (Social-Emotional Learning)
  • A Word from Our Fake Sponsors: (from the early episodes) Nick and Jon Love "Sweetzels"
  • Authentic Learning Round Table with Downingtown Principals during Digital Leadership training with Eric Sheninger @E_Sheninger
  • A Word from Our Fake Sponsors: Anti-Drug PSA: "I Learned It By Watching You"
  • Movie Review: Justice League
Direct download: Episode_100-The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 10:00pm EDT
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Jon and Nick are still working on the big 100th Episode Anniversary show so for now, we move on to Episode 101 featuring RSP's producer, Mike Indeglio. In today's episode:

  • Mike and Nick discuss "The Blue Zones" focus on Okinawans' longevity due to purpose and Moai
  • A Word from Our Fake Sponsor: Lite-Brite
  • The Indeglio Brothers discuss tv and movies in a pop culture segment.
Direct download: Episode_101-The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 12:04pm EDT
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"The Boss" Jon Ross and "The Doctor of Proctors" Nick Indeglio are back discussing:

Direct download: Episode_98-The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 6:00am EDT
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