CharterFolk Chat Podcast

Jed talks with Yass Prize winner Diana Diaz-Harrison about Arizona Autism Charter Schools’ innovative approach to serving students on the autism spectrum.
After a very interesting first interview, we wanted to have another conversation with Howard Fuller where he shared his inspiring experiences and global point of view over the education system in the USA.
The Breakthrough in the Democratic Party Platform in California. A great chat with Margaret Fortune, Roxann Nazario and Shavar Jeffries.
ChaterFolk Oxygen Bar with Linda Brown and Etoile Academy Charter School
Jed talks to Casey Taylor and Steven Wright from Achieve Charter School and to Mary Cox from CORE Butte Charter School about lessons learned in coming back from the devastating 2018 wildfires in Paradise, California — and how they can be applied to our days.
Andy Rotherham (Bellwether Education Partners) moderates a panel on charter school growth with Ana Ponce (Great Public Schools Now – CA), Brett Peiser (Uncommon Schools, NY), Pat Brantley (Friendship Public Charter School, DC), and John Armbrust (Austin Achieve Public Schools, TX).
Jed talks to Linda Brown from Building Excellent Schools about resiliency and productive “stubbornness” amidst challenging times. We also hear the inspiring stories of Lagra Newman (Purpose Preparatory Academy Charter School, TN) and Chris Manning (Buffalo Creek Academy Charter School, NY) on how they started their schools and helped their communities through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jed invites Yvonne Chan to share how she keeps her energy level high amidst all the challenges facing educators today.
Jed is joined by Danielle West-Augustin, Chief Academic Officer and Director of Queen City Academy Charter School in Plainfield New … Read more
This month Jed is is joined by Kim Smith to talk about lessons learned from the pandemic, equity, innovation, and … Read more