In this episode, we chat with Joshua Stamper, a middle school Assistant Principal, former classroom Art educator, and athletic coach. He shares his professional learning and development journey from initially as a classroom educator to now a leadership coach, author and podcaster.
Here’s a recap of the episode:
- Benefits of podcasting – discovering the power of your voice, meeting amazing people (especially other teacher leaders), building self-confidence as a speaker
- As a podcaster, you get a chance to interrogate your philosophies and preconceived ideas when you interact with the experiences of other teacher leaders.
- Professional learning networks will be instrumental to the development of teacher leaders in the foreseeable future
- The education industry has a warm community of people ready and willing to help teachers who want to start podcasting.
ABOUT OUR GUEST
Joshua Stamper is a middle school Assistant Principal for a North Texas School District, where he’s had the amazing opportunity to serve at four campuses and in two school districts. Prior to Joshua’s current position, he was a classroom Art educator and athletic coach for 6 years working with students in grades 6-8.
In addition to his administrative position, Joshua is a podcaster, author, leadership coach, education presenter, and Podcast Network Manager for the Teach Better Team.