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!"

You heard right!  This is a bonus episode of the RSP Podcast!  Listen now and hear:

  • Part II of the interview with Mike Indeglio where Learning Management Systems and Schoology are discussed
  • Fake Sponsor: Thundercats (1980's)
  • Interviews with teachers on the scene at "Family Fun Night!"
  • Fake Sponsor: The Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)

Enjoy, Rock Star Principals!  Enjoy!!!

Direct download: The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast-Episode_Eight_10.13.2013.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 2:44pm EST

You might not be able to handle this one, fellow Rock Stars!  "The Doctor of Proctors" and "The Boss" bring it hardcore this week with the following topics:

  • Pumpkin Season 2013
  • Fake Sponsor: Dr. Nick's Kettlecorn
  • The Power of Social Media for Educators (Twitter)
  • Fake Sponsor: He-Man and the Frightzone Playset (1980's)
  • Church of Whitaker: What Great Principals Do Differently #5

This episode references everything from "Fat Albert" to Nervous Nellies to Dunkin' Donuts to Larry Ferlazzo!  Don't miss it!

Aaaaannnndddd...a BONUS episode airs today as well!  Keep your ears open!

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Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 12:21pm EST

We're back and so is our interview segment!  This episode ROCKS!

  • Church of Whitaker: What Great Principals Do Differently #4
  • A Word from Our Fake Sponsors: Brylcream
  • RSP Interview Segment Live from NYC: Michael Indeglio (music theater, actor, singer, musician, creative genius)
  • A Word from Our Fake Sponsors: NHL Flyers Hockey
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Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 8:31pm EST

The Rock Stars are cracking up this week more than normal!  But before they fall apart, they discuss the following topics:

  • BYOD: Bring Your Own Device in the K-12 Environment
  • A Word from Our Fake Sponsors: Sweetzel's Spiced Wafers
  • The Church of Whitaker: What Great Principals Do Differently #3
  • Fake Sponsors: Honeycomb cereal
  • The Walking Dead

This episode sets the stage for our next four episodes, which will feature exclusive interviews with two stars of the stage and screen, Broadway and Beyone, Jennifer Babiak and Michael Indeglio.  Stay tuned!

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Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 12:05am EST

The Rock Star Principals take it to a whole new level this week as they discuss a ton of amazing and entertaining topics, including:

  • "Family Fun Night"
  • Ultraman
  • Tommy TuTone and Jenny's 867-5309 in the 21st century
  • Clowns
  • Moon Bouncers
  • Servant Leadership
  • TED Talks
  • #2 of Whitaker's 18 Things Great Principals Do Differently
  • The Steve Austin Show podcast
  • Penn State's Nittany Lion Mascot
  • Officiating Staff Member's Weddings
  • Zombies
  • ...and More!!!

Trust us, fellow Rock Stars!  You don't want to miss this one!

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Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 1:13pm EST

The Rock Stars "bring it" again and it is all for your entertainment!  Twisted steel and school appeal for educational leaders in the K-12 world!  In this episode, the Rock Stars feature:

  • The Highlight: Your hosts discuss Jon's recent "No Office Day" and the results of that experiment.  Along the way, the boys recall childhood memories of the syndicated 60's Japanese television show, "Ultraman!"  
  • Fake Sponsors: Jon and Nick promote another fantastic podcast from Podcast One, "The Steve Austin Show: Unleashed!" (they want Mr. Stone Cold on their show as a guest...or vice-versa)
  • The Church of Whitaker: The first of Whitaker's "18 Things Great Principals Do Differently" is discussed.
  • Fake Sponsors: DDP Yoga (come on, Dally, show us some love!)
  • The Wrap-Up: Everything from Sweetzels to Ultraman to Back to School Night is referenced!

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Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 6:17pm EST

Welcome to the 2nd Episode of the Rock Star Principals' Podcast!  Tonight we continue where we left off (Where exactly was that? We're all over the place!)  Prepare to "rock out" to the following "hits!"

  • "The Main Act" - PVAAS Results Have Been Released! Jon and Nick talk Pennsylvania's Value-Added results in regards to their own schools.  Of course, the conversation also leaps to many other topics, including DI, RtII, Bubble Groups, No Office Days (Fliegelman, 2013), and more!
  • "A Word from Our Fake Sponsor:" Education Week
  • "Topping the Charts in Pop Culture:" - The Doctor of Proctors and the Boss discuss 'Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood,' the CGI continuation of 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.'

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Direct download: The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast-Episode_Two_9.25.2013.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 10:33pm EST

The Rock Star Principals' Podcast has arrived!  The first episode features an introduction to your two hosts, "The Boss" Jon Ross and "The Doctor of Proctors" Nick Indeglio.  Episode one topics feature:

  • "The Opening Act" - Meet Your Hosts (with lots of tangential rambling)
  • "A Word From Our Fake Sponsors" - Todd Whitaker's "Shifting the Monkey"
  • "The VIP Section" - An Interview with a Principal's Spouse (Julie Ross shares about life with a Principal)
  • "A Word From Our Fake Sponsors" - DDP Yoga
  • "The Rock On Wrap-Up"

Give us a chance!  Then tell your family!  Tell your friends!  Shout it from the rooftops! We're bringing twisted steel and school appeal to principals all across the planet (and Southeastern Pennsylvania)!

Direct download: The_Rock_Star_Principals_Podcast-Episode_One_9.22.2013.m4a
Category:Episode-RSP Podcast -- posted at: 2:05am EST