A Matter of Principals

Because School Leadership Matters

About the show

A Matter of Principals is the podcast from AWSP, the Association of Washington School Principals. We exist to support principals and the principalship in the education of all students. We believe strong leaders create strong schools and strong students. Join us.

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Episodes

  • Episode 30: AWSP TV - Ep. 23 - WSAC

    May 1st, 2020  |  22 mins 45 secs
    assistant principals, awsp, education, k-12, leadership, principals

    How do you bridge the K-12 world with the world of higher education? Yokiko Hayashi-Saguil from the Washington Student Achievement Council joins Dr. Scott Seaman to discuss how WSAC programs, tools, and resources can get more students college-bound students and what their financial aid options are.

  • Episode 29: WELL Summit: The WELL Defined Woman

    March 10th, 2020  |  37 mins 42 secs
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    The recording you are about to hear is a keynote from our Women in Education Leading and Learning Summit held on November 6 and 7, 2019. Our speaker, Dr. Phyllis Donatto, is a Leadership Development Strategist for the Flippen Group.

  • Episode 28: AWSP TV - Ep. 22 - Supporting Principals with Dr. Susan Enfield

    February 26th, 2020  |  30 mins
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    Dr. Susan Enfield, Superintendent of Highline Schools, sits down with our very own David Morrill to talk about how she supports principals.

  • Episode 27: AWSP TV - Ep. 21 - Early Learning with Ernesto Rodriguez

    February 18th, 2020  |  33 mins 46 secs
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    Ernesto Rodriguez, Director of Early Childhood at Scholastic, joins our Executive Director Dr. Scott Seaman to talk about early childhood and literacy.

  • Episode 26: AWSP TV - Ep. 20 - Choose 180 with Sean Goode

    January 7th, 2020  |  31 mins 48 secs
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    Dr. Scott Seaman sits down with Sean Goode, CEO of Choose 180, to talk about hope for kids.

  • Episode 25: AWSP TV - Ep. 19 - Early learning with Ross Hunter

    January 6th, 2020  |  53 mins 1 sec
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    Ross Hunter, Secretary of the Department of Children, Youth and Families, swings by to talk about his department and how principals can support early learning.

  • Episode 24: AWSP TV - Ep. 18 - MTSS with Justyn Poulos

    December 28th, 2019  |  31 mins 13 secs
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    Kurt Hatch sits down with OSPI's Director of MTSS Justyn Poulos to discuss MTSS

  • Episode 23: AWSP TV - Ep. 17 - MTSS with Susan Barrett

    December 21st, 2019  |  30 mins 21 secs
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    Kurt Hatch sits down with Director of the Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network Susan Barrett to talk about Multi-tiered Systems of Support.

  • Episode 22: AWSP TV - Ep. 16 - Cultural Competency with Ben Ibale

    December 20th, 2019  |  54 mins 14 secs
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    WEA's Human and Civil rights Coordinator Ben Ibale joins our executive director Dr. Scott Seaman to talk about cultural competence and the role of the principal.

  • Episode 21: AWSP TV - Ep. 15 - Angela Kelly Robeck

    November 5th, 2019  |  22 mins 41 secs
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  • Episode 20: AWSP TV - Ep. 14 - Kaiser Permanente

    October 15th, 2019  |  19 mins 10 secs
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    Our Roz Thompson sits down with Jill Patnode, Thriving Schools Program Manager for Kaiser Permanente of Washington, to talk about all the programs and resources KP provides to support schools and the people in them.

  • Episode 19: AWSP TV - Ep. 13 - Rep. Laurie Dolan

    September 24th, 2019  |  20 mins 30 secs
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    AWSP is thrilled to announce that the 2019 Torch of Leadership Award is given to Representative Laurie Dolan (D-Olympia). Prior to becoming a state representative, Rep. Dolan worked for 30 years as a teacher and school director advocating for the needs of children and schools. She has also worked with former Governor Gregoire as her policy director and now serves as Vice Chair on the House Education Committee as well as on the Appropriations and State Government & Tribal Relations Committees.