A veteran in the field of education for 20 years, Brian is a former English Journalism teacher, Chief Academic Officer, and current K-5 principal in New Jersey. His blog, leveluplead.com, combines shared educational experience with his analogous style to challenge readers to see themselves and their leadership differently. He is also the author of Level Up Leadership, a book in which Brian challenges readers to advance their EduGame through an extended analogy between gaming and educational leadership. In this Episode, Brian and Brent share humorous stories from their careers. From unexpected moments to funny things kids say, get ready to smile and laugh!
Dene has been a teacher for 12 years and is passionate about making connections with students. As he states, "It's one thing to teach. It's another thing to reach." Dene is also the author of Journey to the "Y" In You, a book helping educators discover their "why" so they can be their best for students. In this episode, Dene shares powerful stories about how teaching is more than just delivering content.