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Awarded North Carolina’s 2022 Superintendent of the Year, Dr. Valerie Bridges’ is dedicated to innovation and providing students with the rich experiences to inspire their learning and give them a voice in their education. As Superintendent of Edgecombe County, a rural, high needs district serving 14 schools and 6,000 students, Valerie discusses how their micro school has allowed them to test some of their ideas - a different kind of school day, a different kind of curricula - and how she is scaling that success.Show notes:Case study on Edgecombe County Public Schools & Transcend: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pI5MECv2g7ayKpWN26UnPoWYiM2sB4W1/viewCase study video: https://www.ednc.org/we-drive-it-inside-the-north-phillips-school-fo-innovation-short-film/More about Edgecombe County Public Schools: https://www.ecps.us/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1637934&type=d&pREC_ID=1779439Twitter: @ECPS_DrBFavourite book about learning: ‘The Listening Leader: Creating the Conditions for Equitable School Transformation’, Shane SafirFavourite book not about learning: Anything by John Grisham“Leading with love”, Learnit Podcast episode featuring Michael Sorrell: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1-michael-sorrell-leading-with-love-during-a-time-of-crisis/id1518322612?i=1000477785314
Awarded North Carolina’s 2022 Superintendent of the Year, Dr. Valerie Bridges’ is dedicated to innovation and providing students with the rich experiences to inspire their learning and give them a voice in their education. As Superintendent of Edgecombe County, a rural, high needs district serving 14 schools and 6,000 students, Valerie discusses how their micro school has allowed them to test some of their ideas - a different kind of school day, a different kind of curricula - and how she is scaling that success.Show notes:Case study on Edgecombe County Public Schools & Transcend: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pI5MECv2g7ayKpWN26UnPoWYiM2sB4W1/viewCase study video: https://www.ednc.org/we-drive-it-inside-the-north-phillips-school-fo-innovation-short-film/More about Edgecombe County Public Schools: https://www.ecps.us/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1637934&type=d&pREC_ID=1779439Twitter: @ECPS_DrBFavourite book about learning: ‘The Listening Leader: Creating the Conditions for Equitable School Transformation’, Shane SafirFavourite book not about learning: Anything by John Grisham“Leading with love”, Learnit Podcast episode featuring Michael Sorrell: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1-michael-sorrell-leading-with-love-during-a-time-of-crisis/id1518322612?i=1000477785314 read more read less

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