106: Students Under Construction

Students come to us in their roughest state. Its up to us educators to cultivate a mindset and environment that polishes students into their potential. Tune in to hear three action steps to ensure every student reaches their best self under your leadership in the classroom.


  • As educators we are the tools to chip away the immaturity and insecurity and shape students to become responsible citizens.
  • Every moment you think positivity and possibilities, you create the foundation for such things to take place in your presence
  • Every kid you come into contact with is part of who you become and you are part of who they become.
  • I hope your roster is full of kids that need you and kids that you need.
  • Every kid needs you, they just need you differently.

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I am an educator of almost a decade, passionate about cultivating talent in aspiring and new teachers through practical tips and strategies. My blog, book, and podcast are geared towards empowering teachers to enter the profession and stay there due to the advice and encouragement I provide. We have a real need in our nation for strong leaders in classrooms, and I believe its my calling and duty to coach teachers to achieve and maintain best teaching practices in order to drive the growth and success of our students in and outside the classroom.