SchoolX: Redesign your school for the people right in front of you With Jethro Jones BWB018

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Jun 4 2023 • 25 mins

In this Episode I sit down with educator Jethro Jones.Jethro Jones, 2017 NASSP Digital Principal of the Year, is host of Transformative Principal, where he interviews principals, leaders, and influencers who help improve K-12 education throughout the world. He is also the founder of Transformative Leadership Summit, which is like his podcast, but on steroids!While growing up, Jethro attended five elementary schools, a middle school, and three different high schools.This experience instilled a desire to provide the most nimble educational experience possible, so that all students, no matter how long they are at his school, can pursue their own interests and work to their individual potential.Jethro has always pushed the envelope on learning situations. As principal at Kodiak Middle School he implemented a flexible schedule that allowed students to have Tier 2 interventions and enrichments. These complex logistics are facilitated with the Pickr app.At Tanana Middle School, Jethro created a synergy program which enabled students to create a solution to make the world a better place. Over 100 different projects were created by students, some big, some small.Jethro has also focused heavily on disciplinary practices that reduce suspensions for African American and other minority students.Jethro has provided simple solutions to complex educational problems as a principal, district coach, library supervisor, and middle school teacher.Move up Transformative PrincipalOn Twitter @jethrojones