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Active Shooter Drills: What Every School Leader Need to Consider

Holly Elissa Bruno with Dr. Ronald Stephens, Ken Trump, Dwight L. Carte, Peter DeWitt

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The threat of gun violence in schools has given rise to the need for active shooter drills. But finding the right balance between realism and traumatizing students can be difficult. There are also liability issues to consider. Our guests walk us through the issues school leaders need to consider. 

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Using Dogs in Schools to Teach Social Skills, Heal Emotional Ills and Fight Bullying

Holly Elissa Bruno with Adele Little, Ann Ditty, Joe Mazza

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Our guest has developed a program that uses rescue dogs in schools to teach skills like empathy, heal emotional ills and fight bullying. The program's director has reported significant success, so we asked a couple of school leaders to help us determine whether programs like these are a truly viable way to make a difference in children's lives.

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Leaning into Conflict, Discord and Strife

Holly Elissa Bruno with Joseph L. Badaracco, Sue Twombly, David Bloomfield, and Michael Smith

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Strife, struggle, conflict and discord are all often part of the price that must be paid to lead ambitious programs, projects or initiatives. In this segment our guests provide valuable insights for education leaders to help us manage one of the most difficult aspects of working with people. 

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The Conflict Between Collaboration and Individualism: Why Race Matters

Holly Elissa Bruno with Dr. MarYam Hamedani, David Bloomfield, Jill Berkowicz Ed.D

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Collaboration is increasingly the mantra of the day. However, our guest's research suggests that encouraging collaboration can be de-motivating to some and that race is a factor. Her compelling insights may require you to rethink how you manage your staff. 

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