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!"
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)

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Read the "Digital Implementation Essay" submitted by the Rock Star Principals as part of their nomination for the prestigious NASSP Digital Principal Award. Their entire digital portfolio is available on their website at

Direct download: NASSP_Digital_Principal_Essay-RSP.pdf
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New Segments Coming to "The Rock Star Principals' Podcast!"

Fellow Rock Stars Unite!!!

As the hit segment, "Lessons from the Middle School Mafia," draws to a close, Jon and Nick bring two new and even awesomer (is that a word?) pieces to the podcast!

"Rocky Balboa's Punches of Perspicacity" - RSP are huge fans of all the "Rocky" movies (except for part V, which we pretend never happened). Join us as we discuss the best quotes and inspiration from the classic films!

"You Just Bought Yourself Another Saturday:" Famous Principals in Film - Principals and educational leadership have a home in the movies (albeit not always flattering). The Rock Stars pick the best (or worst) and translate it into Edu-Leadership Awesome-Sauce!

Don't miss these new pieces of fantastic-ness; coming soon to RSP!

Twitter: @rckstrprincipal

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Stitcher: Listen on Stitcher!

Call or Text: (267) 58R-OCK1

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Happy Fourth of July from RSP!
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RSP Joins "Pulse" on the BAM Radio Network!!!

The Rock Star Principals (@rckstrprincipal) are thrilled to announce that they've joined the BAM Radio Network (@BamRadioNetwork) to produce a syndicated short-form version of their hit podcast! 

BAM Radio Network will be making waves at the ISTE 2014 Conference (International Society for Technology Education) in Atlanta, Georgia with its vision of "Pulse!"

Check out the website at: BAM Pulse Radio Website as well as BAM Radio Network!

Or go straight to RSP's home on Pulse at RSP BAM Radio Pulse!

The Rock Star Principals, Jon and Nick, will be producing exclusive content for their BAM Pulse channel as well as posting existing content in a shorter format. To celebrate the kick-off of #ISTE2014, RSP has posted a brand new interview with the Nationally Acclaimed "Kindie" Band, "Recess Monkey!" (@recess_monkey)

Don't Miss Out! Listen Now!

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RSP Welcomes Indonesia to the "Edu-Lution!!!"

RSP welcomes Indonesia to the Edulution! 43 countries and counting!

Twitter: @rckstrprincipal

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Rock Star Principals' Podcast Back on iTunes!

The RSP Podcast has been "fixed" and is back in action at the iTunes Store! All 41 episodes now available for your downloading and listening pleasure!


Click Here for RSP on iTunes

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RSP Provides Expert Analysis/Coverage of "WWE Payback" (8pm EST)

The RSP Twitter Feed (@rckstrprincipal) will be covering the WWE Pay-Per-View "Payback" live tonight beginning at 8pm EST (@WWE, @WWEUniverse, #WWEPayback). Tune in for expert analysis by the former pro-wrestling high-flyer turned principal and doctor, "Zero Gravity" Dr. Indeglio!

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Special Episode 41 for Memorial Day!

The Rock Star Principals honor and remember all those who have served our country in order to protect our freedom. Episode 41 features:

  • A Memorial Day National Anthem by Caleb Johnson, the 2013 American Idol Winner.
  • A twelve person panel discussion about "Value Added Teacher Assessment and Evaluation" from the Educational leadership Doctoral Cohort at Neumann University.
  • Commercial:
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Jam with the Rock Star Principals on Twitter #RSPJamSessions

The Rock Star Principals cover a wide variety of educational leadership topics on every single podcast. And they want to hear from you! So they figured, let's use this cool Twitter-ific "thing" called the "hashtag!"

You've loved "hanging" with them on #PAESSPChat all winter and spring. Now, share your feelings on the Podcast at anytime by simply Tweeting a message/response/critique/opinion/rant/whatever by using the hashtag:


We want to hear from YOU about any and all the RSP Podcast topics! Don't wait! Use it now! 

And visit our website at:

Or call us at: (267) 58R-OCK1

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Episode 40 - Lessons from the Middle School Mafia (Pulp Fiction)
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The  Rock Star Principals' 40th Episode! Coming Soon!

The Rock Star Principals are about to bring you their 40th episode! This is no mid-life crisis for "The Boss" and "The Doctor." Surprises abound so be ready for anything! This episode will not disapoint!

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Finally, RSP Invades Hawaii!!! All 50 States Now ROCK!!!

The Rock Star Principals' Podcast now reaches all 50 states! Hawaii is finally on-board and has joined the "Edu-Lution!"

Eat, Sleep, ROCK, Repeat!


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The Rock Star Principals' Podcast is excited to welcome our new listeners in Iran and the Ukraine!

The "Edu-Lution" now hits all 50 of the United States and 41 countries!

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RSP Welcomes Belarus, Lithuania, and the Czech Republic!!!

RSP is thrilled to welcome three new awesome geographic locations to our ever-broadening listening world! Thanks to all the new listeners in Belarus, Lithuania, and the Czech Republic!

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The Rock Star Principals Celebrate with DASD and the PA Secretary of Education: Governor's Award for Excellence in Academics

11 out of 15 schools in the Downingtown Area School District received the prestigious "Governor's Award for Excellence in Education" for schools that scored over a 90 on the School Performance Profile. 

The awards were presented by the Pennsylvania State Secretary of Education, Dr. Carolyn Dumaresq. The Rock Star Principals, Dr. Nick Indeglio and Mr. Jon Ross, were honored to be among the schools to receive the award.

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The Rock Star Principals Get Published in NAESP's March 2014 "Communicator"

Mr. Jon Ross and Dr. Nick Indeglio have an article on "Bring Your Own Device" Implementation in this month's issue of NAESP's monthly "Communicator." It's the March 2014, Volume 37, Issue 7 edition. You can read the article below by clicking:

NAESP "Communicator" - March 2014, Volume 37, Issue 7: "Green-Lighting BYOD"

If you are a principal or superintendent looking to get started in the exciting world of BYOD, Jon and Nick give you the most critical three initial steps to implementation. 

Find out more about the Rock Star Principals at:

Twitter: @rckstrprincipal


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RSP Welcomes Fiji and Bermuda!

The Islands of Fiji and Bermuda are now listening to the Rock Star Principals' Podcast! Welcome aboard and thanks for joining the "Edu-lution!"

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#PAESSPChat Tonight at 8pm EST: Preparing for the PSSA!

Join @PAESSP @DrBillZiegler for #PAESSPChat tonight at 8pm EST for an important discussion on PSSA testing. Learn all about the best practices from leaders across the state, country, and throughout the world! Let's all boost our SPP scores by sharing what we do that works!

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Everything RSP Now Available Directly From

Dearest RSP Fans, Followers, Friends, Family, and More,

You can now access absolutely EVERYTHING related to the Rock Star Principals directly from our main website! Visit to get access to our:

  • RSP Podcast via Libsyn, iTunes, or Stitcher
  • Exclusive Services Available through RSP
  • @rckstrprincipal on Twitter
  • RSP on Facebook
  • RSP Youtube Channel
  • Email
  • Phone
  • And more...
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The Philadelphia Inquirer Covers the Rock Star Principals!

The award-winning Philadelphia Inquirer has picked up on the YouTube sensation created by the Rock Star Principals and Superintendent Mussoline of the Downingtown Area School District.  Click below to read their article!

Philadelphia Inquirer Article Link to RSP "No-School Snow Closing Musical Medley"

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Dr. Mussoline, Superintendent of the Downingtown Area School District, has been gaining wide-spread acclaim for his excellent "Robo-Calls" announcing snow days and late openings for the district.  As others have jumped on his coattails and begun writing "ditties" for their announcements, Larry decided to go even bigger. By enlisting the services of the Rock Star Principals, the new DASD "No-School Musical Medley" will take the internet by storm!  Watch it NOW at the link below!


On Twitter: @rckstrprincipal

iTunes: RSP on iTunes

Stitcher: RSP on Stitcher

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Welcome to Our Two Latest Countries Joining the RSP Edu-lution: Russia and the Netherlands!!!
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News Update: The Saga of Tootie's Ladytramp in Critical Condition (Nick of RSP)

News Update: The Saga of Tootie's Ladytramp in Critical Condition (Nick of RSP)


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