In this episode of The Wired Educator Podcast I interview Joe Sanfelippo. Joe is the superintendent of the Fall Creek School District and is known throughout the world for his viral One Minute Walk to Work videos. He is also the co-author of several awesome educational books including Hacking Leadership. Without a doubt though, Joe is BEST know for is absolute love and passion for his Fall Creek School District, students, teachers and community, The Crickets! You will absolutely love this interview. Joe is awesome.
Dr. Joe Sanfelippo is the Superintendent of the Fall Creek School District in Fall Creek, WI. The Fall Creek School District was named an Innovative District in 2016 and 2017 by the International Center for Leadership in Education. He holds a BA in Elementary and Early Childhood Education, a MS in Educational Psychology, a MS in Educational Leadership, and a PhD in Leadership, Learning, and Service. Joe has taught Kindergarten, 2nd Grade, and 5th Grade. He has served as a principal in suburban and rural Wisconsin. Joe co-authored The Power of Branding: Telling Your School’s Story, Principal Professional Development: Leading Learning in a Digital Age, and Hacking Leadership: 10 Ways Great Leaders Inspire Learning That Teachers, Students, and Parents Love. He was selected as 1 of 117 Future Ready Superintendents in 2014 and 1 of 50 Superintendents as a Personalized Learning Leader in 2016 by the US Department of Education. He was named 1 of 5 K-12 Administrators to watch in 2018 by Education Dive.
Mentioned in this episode:
Joe's website: http://www.jsanfelippo.com
Joe's One Minute Walk to Work: http://www.jsanfelippo.com/leadership-challenge
Joe's choice for most inspirational book: Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney