A Resource from the Conference on English Leadership
This new podcast series is brought to you by the Conference on English Leadership (CEL), a collaborative, dynamic, discussion-based forum for literacy leaders organized under the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Every year and in every episode, we honor conversations around texts, speakers, and big ideas. We believe it’s essential for leaders to maintain and move conversations. Welcome to the conversation!
Season 1, Episode 7: Extreme Choice with Karen and David Reed NordwallDownload transcript
Season 1, Episode 6: Podcasts as Mentor Texts with Sherry and Jeff KrapelsDownload transcript
Season 1, Episode 5: Read and Write More with Breckan DuckworthDownload transcript
Season 1, Episode 4: Blowing Things Up with Matt MaroneDownload transcript
Changing the Verb with Chris Bronke
Josh talks with Chris Bronke, CEL Associate Chair, English teacher, and department chair at Downers Grove North High School about stepping into leadership, standards-based grading, and creating curriculum that both meets students where they are and prepares them for the future. This was the first episode recorded for the series.Download transcript
Higher Ed and Classroom Collaboration with Emily Meixner and Rachel Scupp
Emily Meixner, professor, and Rachel Scupp, middle school teacher, talk with Josh about their ongoing collaboration creating and testing middle level LGBTQ YA literature curriculum, the logistics of coteaching, and the importance of working with supportive administrators.Download transcript
Being Of Service with Dr. Zackory Kirk of Atlanta Public Schools
In this inaugural episode of CEL Talks, host Josh Flores talks with Dr. Zackory Kirk, Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the Atlanta Public School System, about Dr. Kirk’s ignite session at CEL2018 and what it takes to be your best as a teacher.