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The Teacher Career Coach Podcast was created to motivate, empower, and inspire educators to find happiness in their careers, whether inside or outside the classroom. Whether or not they are thinking of a career change from teaching, all educators will gain something from the honest discussions. Join us as we talk teacher burnout, career transitions, side-hustles for teachers, and everything in between!
 
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Today's Episode is a quick one on swearing. How to talk to your kids about it, how to do it more effectively, and why it's such a valuable clue to how people around us are doing. ADHD Essentials Links: Contact Brendan about booking a workshop for your organization Join Our Facebook Community Learn about & Register for the The ADHD Essentials Online…
 
In this episode Ron chats with Michael Akinyele, Former and Founding Chief Innovation Officer for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Here they discuss Michael’s time at the VA and how he brought innovation to the system and some of the issues the VA faces. He also talks about the Mission Act, Veteran Suicide, different healthcare models, the …
 
In this episode, I speak with Jeff Sharlet, author of The Family (which was turned into a Netflix documentary series of the same name). We discuss the actions of President Trump and the GOP to undermine the results of the election, the role of QAnon, "police nationalism," and much more. Read Jeff Sharlet's missives from the Trump campaign rallies i…
 
In this episode, I'm showcasing the career path of a former teacher, Jessica Wolvington, a teacher who successfully transitioned to the role of a software engineer. Listen in as we have some honest conversations about our experiences with imposter syndrome, burnout, and work-life balance in this new career. TAKE THE FREE QUIZ: What career outside o…
 
Today, we’re talking to Keith Gelhorn. Keith is the founder and CEO of ADDvocacy, where he provides one on 0ne and group coaching & training for neurodiverse youth and adults struggling with Executive Function. In Today’s Episode, Keith shares his story. It is a story of filled with struggle, heartache, mental health challenges, and ultimately, gro…
 
Prof. Bradley Onishi from Straight White American Jesus returns to the show to discuss Election Week. We discuss the historical significance of the election of Vice President Kamala Harris, the decisive victory of Joe Biden & the GOP's refusal to concede, and what comes next. Follow Brad on Twitter @BradleyOnishi and listen to Straight White Americ…
 
In this episode Ron chats with Doug Aldeen, General Counsel and ERISA Health Care Attorney. Here they do a deep dive into how employers are changing they way they are looking at health benefits for their employees due to the crazy rate at which costs are rising and how COVID-19 is speeding up this change. They also discuss how the current way the A…
 
Liz is a former teacher who now works full-time as a standup comedian. She's based in Los Angeles, California, and has performed comedy all over the country. She was named one of Ohio's funniest women by Cleveland.com in 2008, as well as winning many other awards. Liz began her stand-up career in Cleveland, Ohio while she was teaching high school, …
 
WELCOME BACK!!!!! It's Day 3 of the Annual International Conference on ADHD. (Now, with Virtual Wonderment™! The rough cut debriefs started last year, and now it's a tradition! Each day, I grab someone to do a quick, unedited reflection on the conference. Today, I grabbed four someones! Check it out! Guest Links: Cameron Gott Translating ADHD Podca…
 
It's Day 2 of the Annual International Conference on ADHD, and it's still virtual for 2020! As you know, we're continuing the rough cut debriefs from last year! Each day, I'll be grabbing someone to do a quick, unedited reflection on the conference. Today, I grabbed four someones! Check it out! Guest Links: Keith Griffin This ADHD Life Evan Kirstie…
 
In this episode Katy Talento comes back on the show to discuss patient advocacy, surprise billing, and more. She talks about the financial difficulty patients face when faced with a medical problem. She also talks about how she is personally always asking questions to providers about pricing and surprise billing. She gives ways to fight back with a…
 
The Annual International Conference on ADHD is virtual for 2020! But we're still doing the rough cut debriefs! Each day, I'll be grabbing someone to do a quick, unedited reflection on the conference. Today, I grabbed three someones! Check it out! Guest Links: René Brooks Black Girl Lost Keys Kate Barrett CoachingCville Lollie Weeks Fast Brain Coach…
 
Principal Rahh, also known as the Revolutionary Principal, built and founded one of the most highly-regarded schools in his area by students and parents. He's revolutionized the way he approaches education and, because of that, he's also transformed the way he supports his teachers. Connect with Principal Rahh on Instagram TAKE THE FREE QUIZ: What …
 
We're one day out until the November 3rd election. In this brief episode, Blake reviews this season's guests and the threats that remain regardless of the outcome of election day. If you haven't voted early, please make your plan to vote and make your voice heard. Use the Vote Save America to make your plan to vote. --- Send in a voice message: htt…
 
Today, we’re talking to my friend, Dr. Noor Ali. Noor is the principal of Al Hamra Academy, and an assistant professor at Worcester State University. In Today’s Episode, we look at the effect COVID is having on schools, and how they’ve been planning around a crisis that no one could have been trained for, and trying to create the best-case educatio…
 
In this episode Ron chats with Jeanine Thomas, President/ Founder of MRSA Survivors Network, National Spokesperson for MRSA, MRSA Expert and Consultant. Here, they discuss the evolution of her long battle with MRSA. She also goes into detail about how that experience turned her in to an advocate for other MRSA survivors. Since founding the MRSA Sur…
 
In this episode, I'm interviewing Claire Bossert, a former teacher who transitioned to a new role after 8 years of educational experience. Claire recently was hired for a position at an education company after working as both a classroom teacher and a reading specialist. Resources mentioned in this episode: The Teacher Career Coach Course TAKE THE …
 
My guest this week is Jack Jenkins, national reporter for Religion News Service and author of the book American Prophets: The Religious Roots of Progressive Politics and the Ongoing Fight for the Soul of the Country (Amazon, Bookshop). We discuss how one defines "the religious left," how the religious left differs from the religious right, the hist…
 
Today, we’re talking to Dave and Ted from Nerdarchy! Dave and Ted are two dads with a passion for Dungeons and Dragons that have turned that passion in to a thriving website and YouTube channel. In Today’s Episode, we talk about using Dungeons and Dragons and similar roleplaying games to create quality time with family. Dave and Ted discuss how rol…
 
In this episode Morris Miller returns to explain how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed his business and made the demand for the disinfection robots his company makes to skyrocket. Last time Morris was on the show was 9 months ago and a lot has changed since then. Numerous peer reviewed studies have come out about saying with certainty that the Ligh…
 
In this episode, I chat with Anne Helen Petersen about her book Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation (Amazon, Bookshop). We discuss her spiritual & religious background, her viral essay on BuzzFeed that led to this book, how the way we use social media contributes to burnout, how our economic systems fail us, and more. You can …
 
In this episode, you will learn: How to know if a career change is right for you. The top careers for teachers. What you should know about making a career change. Read the transcript here. TAKE THE FREE QUIZ: What career outside of the classroom are you qualified for? Join our communities: Connect with Daphne on Instagram @teachercareercoach SUBSCR…
 
In this episode, you will learn: Why all teachers should listen to this podcast. What to expect from future episodes. About the host, Daphne Williams. TAKE THE FREE QUIZ: What career outside of the classroom are you qualified for? Join our communities: Connect with Daphne on Instagram @teachercareercoach SUBSCRIBE AND REVIEW: Don't forget to subscr…
 
My guest this week is Dr. Anthea Butler, associate professor of religion and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and author of the upcoming book White Evangelical Racism: The Politics of Morality in America. In addition to her upcoming book (to be released in March 2021), we discuss her experience as a public scholar, how the media c…
 
Today, we’re talking my friend Veronica MacDonald Ditko, author of “A Rock Solid History of Hawthorne New Jersey”. In Today’s Episode, Veronica and I discuss the fascinating mysteries of history that can be found in our own backyard. We talk about how watching her kids play in the park led her to get curious about the rocks in her town, and how tha…
 
This episode features Dr. Jamie Hope, Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author and Attending Physician at Beaumont Health Royal Oak’s Level 1 Trauma Tertiary Care Center. Here she discusses the importance of helping patients to change their lifestyles so that do not have to go the ER later in life by improving the primary care model. She also dives into…
 
My guest this week is Luke Barnett, writer and star of the new film Faith Based, which is available now on demand. Faith Based is a comedy about two friends who want to strike it rich by making a Christian film, and its cast includes Jason Alexander, Margaret Cho, David Koechner, and Lance Reddick (listed alphabetically by last name). We talk about…
 
After leaving teaching due to severe burnout, Daphne Williams started a new life outside of the classroom as an educational consultant and instructional designer. Now she's vowed to create the community and resources she wishes she had. We'll cover teacher burnout, career transitions outside of teaching, starting your own business, and everything i…
 
On this week's episode, I am joined by Bradley Onishi of the Straight White American Jesus podcast to answer your questions about white evangelicalism and Christian nationalism. You all had some really wonderful questions, and it was equally wonderful to have an opportunity to answer them alongside Brad. Bradley Onishi is associate professor of rel…
 
Today, it’s just me, mainly because I’m burnt out and just don’t have enough bandwidth to edit another episode. This COVID pandemic is lame. So, in today’s episode, we’re going to talk about how to S.H.R.E.D. your ADHD, exhaustion and burnout to improve your bandwidth so you can get more done. Those Summits I Mentioned: The ADHD Awareness Expo (Oct…
 
In this episode Ron chats with Dr. Jay Parkinson, Chief Designer at Crossover Health. Here they discuss what inspired him to create a virtual primary care platform. They dive into how it combined the scalability and accessibility of telehealth with the continuity found in traditional primary care and enables their primary care doctors to manage 95%…
 
My guest this week is Robert Jones, founder and CEO of PRRI (The Public Religion Research Institute), and author of the recent book White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity (Amazon, Bookshop). In this discussion, we talk about how his book reveals the ways white American Christianity's history of white supremacy pervad…
 
Today, we’re talking to Diane McLean. After a 25 year career as an educator and school counselor, Diane is now an ADHD and executive function coach, and has committed herself to providing coaching services to help children, adolescents, and adults overcome executive functioning challenges, and acquire the skills and knowledge needed to experience s…
 
In this episode Ron chats with Dr. Trent Talbot. Trent is the Founder of The MediSearch Institute. Here they discuss how Trent and his grandfather both suffered from chronic conditions for which they thought were untreatable. Trent discovered that through serious research into a patient’s entire medical history and talking to experts from multiple …
 
My guest this week is Sarah Posner, author of the book Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump (Bookshop, Amazon). In her book, Sarah details the intellectual and social connections between the New Right, the Religious Right, and alt-right - and the ways in which white evangelicals provide moral and political cover for t…
 
In this episode Ron chats with brilliant healthcare journalist, Marshall Allen. Here they do a deep dive into the insights Marshall has gained into some of the shadier practices in the healthcare industry from his journalistic work. Marshall talks about what inspired him to leave his career as a pastor and become an investigative journalist. Marsha…
 
Today, we’re talking to Dr. Tom Pedigo. Tom is a board certified medial psychologist specializing in ADHD., And he is a co-founder of the Esteem app. Esteem is a free, busy parent, ADHD friendly app that helps parents better monitor their kid’s ADHD progress. In Today’s Episode, Tom and I talk about the importance of communication when managing ADH…
 
We're taking a brief break to allow a little more time for production, but we're ready to take your questions. Brad Onishi (of Straight White American Jesus) & I will be taking your questions and answering them on the air in an upcoming episode. Submit your questions by Monday October 5th to be considered.Use the link in the show notes to send a Vo…
 
Today, we’re talking to Debbie Reber. Debbie is a parenting activist, New York Times bestselling author, podcast host, and speaker who has been inspiring and sparking conversations for parents, women, and teens for twenty years. She has inspired tens of thousands of parents around the world through TiLT Parenting, her top podcast, community, and ed…
 
In this episode, Ron chats with Dr. Clive Fields, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer at VillageMD. Here they discuss Clive’s career and how VillageMD was founded with the sole purpose of helping independent physicians succeed in the transition from fee per service to value-based care. They also look at how COVID-19 has changed the primary care la…
 
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