leadership

Bullying Lawsuits on the Rise. How to Avoid Them

Holly Elissa Bruno with Sonja H. Trainor JD, Frank Kruppenbacher, Justin Baeder

pic Frustrated parents are increasingly seeking legal action against schools which fail to protect their children from bullies. What's driving this trend? Is your school at risk? What can you do to keep your teachers in the classroom and out of the courtroom?
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Can You Stop Teachers From "Dissing" Families, Children, Peers or Your School Online?

Holly Elissa Bruno with Tom Copeland, Deb Kimble, Justin Baeder

pic Technology and access to social media networking sites are raising new communication issues for educators. In this segment we explore the limits of free speech in early childhood educational settings and offer leaders a sense of where individual rights and organizational rights begin.
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Facing Overwhelming Leadership Challenges

Holly Elissa Bruno with Kimberly Wiefling, Mei Lin Fung, Justin Baeder

pic All leadership challenges are not created equal. Occasionally every education leader is hit with a tsunami sized problem that overwhelms her. This segment starts by trying to glean applicable leadership lessons from the disaster in Japan and turns to identifying addition strategies for coping with overwhelming problems.
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Gays In Education: Don't Ask Don't Tell?

Jay Mathews, Aimee Gelnaw, Finn Laursen with Holly Elissa Bruno

pic Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender educators are with us. Many have never heard this subject discussed openly...until now. Is don't ask, don't tell the education community's unwritten policy on LGBT educators? What should it be? Listen to this thoughtful, provocative and insightful segment, with commentary by Jay Mathews of the Washington Post.
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Handling Criticism: 5 Survival Tips for ECE Leaders

Cathy R. Jones, Ed.D, Liz Kendall , Otto Kroeger

pic Some leaders say, what other people think of me is none of my business. Other leaders, stung by criticism worry, can I grow a thicker skin and still be compassionate? Leadership and vulnerability to criticism. Drawing on experience and training, our guests offer a survival guide for leaders in early childhood education.
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