“Through our work in the field, efforts on social media, interactions at conferences and events, and in many other places, ASCD is committed to hosting and participating in productive conversations about the topics that matter to educators today and will impact the success of each child. This new partnership with BAM Radio Network is an exciting opportunity to spark new, engaging discussions,” said Deborah S. Delisle, ASCD executive director and CEO. “By tapping into the impressive audience of educators BAM Radio has attracted through its existing programming and adding new voices and perspectives from ASCD experts and practitioners, we have a wonderful opportunity to enhance the reach and caliber of conversations about essential education topics."
“For almost a decade BAM Radio Network has been amplifying and connecting the voices of thoughtful educators around the globe. More than ever, responding to the complex challenges ahead requires access to the widest pool of great thinking possible. ASCD is home to some of the most respected, leading-edge thinkers in the field of education. We are thrilled to partner with ASCD to push beyond the echo chambers and help bring fresh perspectives, and emerging voices into the global education discussion,” said Errol St.Clair Smith, Executive Producer, BAM Education Radio Network."
o Episode 1: Kevin Scott, ASCD’s director of member engagement, will chat with ASCD author and Emerging Leader alumnus Fred Ende about professional development that sticks.
o Episode 2: ASCD Emerging Leader Rachael George will chat with authors William Parrett and Kathleen Budge about how to turn high-poverty schools into high-performing schools.
o Episode 3: ASCD Emerging Leader Jeff Bradbury will interview authors Pete Hall and Alisa Simeral to find out how teachers can build their professional capacity.