In this episode of The Wired Educator Podcast, I interview the author of the the hot, new educational book titled STOP. RIGHT. NOW, co authored with Jimmy Casas. This is an amazing interview on many levels, but I love our discussion on coaching teachers and educational leaders. You are going to love it, as Jeff is brilliant.
Dr. Jeffrey Zoul is a lifelong teacher, learner, and leader. During Jeff’s distinguished career in education he has served in a variety of roles, most recently as Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning with Deerfield Public Schools District 109 in Deerfield, Illinois. Jeff also served as a teacher and coach in the State of Georgia for many years before moving into school administration. Zoul has taught graduate courses at the university level in the areas of assessment, research, and program evaluation. He is the author/co-author of many books, including: What Connected Educators Do Differently, Start. Right. Now. - Teach and Lead for Excellence, Improving Your School One Week at a Time, and Leading Professional Learning: Tools to Connect and Empower Teachers. Jeff has earned several degrees, including his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts and his doctoral degree from the University of Alabama. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys running and has completed over a dozen marathons. You can follow Jeff's blog at firstname.lastname@example.org or connect with him on Twitter @jeff_zoul
Mentioned in this episode:
Planbook.com: The best way to design and organize your lesson plans. Planbook is the sponsor for this episode, and I love this amazing tool they have made for educators.
Jeff's new book: STOP. RIGHT NOW: 39 Stops to Making Schools Betterby Jeffrey Zoul and Jimmy Casas.
Jeff's blog: http://jeffreyzoul.blogspot.com
Books written by Jeff:
Jeff's favorite book: The Leadership Challenge by James Kouzes and Barry Posner.
Jeff's second favorite book: The Advantageby Patrick Lencioni
Jeff's favorite app: Voxer
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