Erin Mote is the co-founder of Brooklyn LAB and serves the school in an advisory capacity. Throughout her career she has served as advisor to the Clinton Foundation, Wal-Mart, Chevron, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Erin shares how she and her husband conceived the idea of Brooklyn LAB while … [Read more...]
Driven To Educate – A Podcast of Hope
Driven To Educate is a podcast that showcases individuals and organizations who are working to make a difference in education today. Our focus is on those that are deep in the trenches, reaching students in different ways through new teaching techniques, crafting new school environments or by creating unique experiences in schools or outside of the school system.
We Can Do Better
This podcast is about hope! Join us each Thursday for a fresh conversation with leading educators, luminaries and people who just have a whole lot of heart! We all can make a difference and by learning how so many people are doing great work, our hope is that you will be inspired to make a difference in your community.
Catlin Tucker is an accomplished educator, author, speaker and blended learning advocate. She has been a teacher for 15 years and pioneered efforts for blended learning in schools that are not always set up for this approach to learning. She freely shares her methods through lessons learned via her … [Read more...]
Founder and Managing Director of #TeachlikeTED, Rachael Mann assists educators in applying the principles of effective presentation delivery. She trains educators across the country on how to transform educational leadership and the classroom through these principles, and how to transform the lives … [Read more...]
The Office of Innovation in Rhode Island is a unique collaborative environment in that it partners with the Governor's Office and with the Rhode Island College in order to bypass Red tape (whenever possible) to accelerate growth in 3 different Innovation Clusters: Education, Government and … [Read more...]
Connie Yowell is the CEO and Visionary of LRNG one of the key initiatives for Collective Shift, a non-profit organization in Chicago. Prior to her current role Connie was an Academic and Professor with the MacArthur Foundation for 15 years. She credits her experience and time there with the path … [Read more...]
In this episode Kari Keefe, Co-Founder and CEO of the KC Social Innovation Center, shares her background and inspiration for seeking out avenues, collaborators, investors and opportunities to create long-term impactful education changes in Kansas City. Kari is rather unique in that she is not an … [Read more...]
Michael Golden, CEO and Co-Founder of Educurious, presents a comprehensive overview of the great endeavors Educurious is making in the area of project and program-based learning. Michael shares insight and program approaches that incorporate the collaboration of communities, educators, employers and … [Read more...]
David Rothschild is the Director of Social Entrepreneurship for the Fossil Foundation and leads the global grants program. He personally has over 20 years experience from first-hand, on the ground work to philanthropy and strategy. He has worked internationally in the Amazon during his career at the … [Read more...]
Mike Lanza is author of Playborhood: Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Place for Play. Prior to becoming an author he was a software and Internet entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. He recently gained a great deal of exposure both positive and controversial from a New York Times Article, "The … [Read more...]
Art Smith as an innovative educator who is instrumental in changing the structure and practices of traditional learning. He has spent the past 20 years teaching History in Middle School. From the very moment he set foot in a classroom he's sought to change the traditional classroom environment, … [Read more...]