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Getting Smart Podcast

Aug 16, 2019

In today’s episode, Tom Vander Ark is speaking with Pamela Cantor, M.D., a leading expert on childhood development. Dr. Cantor has practiced child psychiatry for nearly two decades and originally studied the impact of trauma on childhood development at Cornell. After 9/11, New York City asked her to counsel...


Aug 14, 2019

In today’s episode, the team will be speaking with Don Wettrick, the founder and President of STARTedUP Foundation!

Don’s father was a teacher, and after attempting career #1, he decided to go back and follow in his father’s footsteps and become a teacher too. Don found that he enjoyed growing things and becoming...


Aug 9, 2019

Today’s episode features a fascinating interview with Connie Yowell and Paul LeBlanc.

 

In the most interesting deal of 2018, Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), the leading online university, and LRNG, the leading out-of-school learning platform, merged. Connie Yowell, CEO of LRNG and EVP of SNHU, saw the...


Aug 7, 2019

Today the team is talking with Peter Janzow, the current Vice President of Business Development for Credly, and the co-founder of Winterlake Press.

 

Peter started his education career as a textbook salesman, 35 years ago. When it looked like the digital revolution would bring print to an end, Peter built an...


Jul 31, 2019

Today, Tom Vander Ark is speaking with Richard Barth, CEO of KIPP and Chairman of the Board at Braven. Prior to these roles, he also worked with Teach for America from 1989-1996, was President of District Partnerships for Edison Schools for seven years, and served as a Member of the Board at General Assembly.

 

After...