Ellen Mary Hickman (Turing School of Software & Design)

Episode 37 · October 25th, 2019 · 48 mins 4 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, rachel, Kendall, and Ellen Mary talk about:

  • Group dynamics and being a younger sibling
  • Leadership in a classroom of 4th graders
  • Self care when there are no filters on what your students say and do
  • Moving into teaching reform work
  • The role of process and where it isn't enough
  • Being uncomfortable and why you had better get used to it
  • Identifying the "language of value" for your audience
  • Wearing many, MANY hats as a Senior Director
  • How managing and disciplining and firing teachers differs from other industries
  • Why an effective hiring process is crucial because of the above
  • How leadership in the classroom is different from just giving a lecture
  • Setting up a team to support addressing conflicts
  • How real leaders shouldn't need to 'wield' authority

You can find Ellen Mary on LinkedIn as emhickmann :)

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3