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Global Career Tech Education Podcast: Hosted by Sylvester Chisom

Global Career Tech Education Podcast: Hosted by Sylvester Chisom

By Sylvester Chisom

We want to wrap a blanket of good will and support around the career tech education community. We interview rockstar career and tech education directors, teachers, & innovators to uncover best practices and insights. We also talk with industry professionals to offer a real world perspective that will lead to preparing career tech education students for success in the global marketplace.
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"How Finland's Phenomenon-Based Learning Can Improve Student Outcomes" Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.10 w/Petteri Elo

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Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.14 Interdisciplinary CTE Curriculum Masterclass w/Sylvester Chisom, Chris Manila & Amy Boscan
Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.14 Interdisciplinary CTE Curriculum Masterclass w/Sylvester Chisom, Chris Manila & Amy Boscan
Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.14 Interdisciplinary CTE Curriculum Masterclass How to make interdisciplinary learning a reality in your classroom Tune in to episode 14 of the Global Career Tech Education Podcast hosted by Sylvester Chisom, with special guests Chris Manila, an innovative CTE Educator from Evanston Township High School(IL) & Amy Boscan, a CTE Coordinator from Parkway School District(MO). Sylvester Chisom leads a masterclass with Chris Manila and Amy Boscan on interdisciplinary learning best practices in career tech education. The following topics are discussed: -Best practices on how teachers should collaborate on lessons -How interdisciplinary learning can help reengage disenfranchised students -How to Integrate Career Tech Education and Core Content -How to best use summative assessments in interdisciplinary curriculum -How to get district and community stakeholders onboard Chris Manila Bio: Chris is a career tech educator and interdisciplinary thought leader with over 10 years of experience. He is the Lead Business Teacher in the Algebra and Entrepreneurship class taught at Evanston High School in collaboration with Erin Mancini as Lead Algebra Teacher. Their course has been recognized as a best in class example of interdisciplinary learning. Amy Boscan Bio: Amy currently serves as the Coordinator of Career & Technical Education, World Languages, and Global Studies for the Parkway School District in St. Louis, MO. As a professional developer, Amy focuses on systemic and sustainable integration of “how do we do school differently” in order to prepare students for a global society and an ever-changing world. Her work encompasses creating authentic solutions to meet the needs of all students with rigorous and relevant learning experiences. In that work, she is exploring choice options for students, experiential learning, virtual course offerings, and global-ready academic programs. Through community partnerships and establishing global competence as an organic and sustained focus, Amy is building culture for this work in Parkway through partnerships with The Asia Society, The Stevens Initiative, The Longview Foundation, K12 Global Forum, and ASCD. Access another free Global CTE Masterclass Here: https://workwithglobalcte.com/
30:29
November 17, 2022
"How To Prepare Students For The Future With Career Ready Human Skills" Global Career Tech Education Podcast ep.13 w/Courtney Reilly
"How To Prepare Students For The Future With Career Ready Human Skills" Global Career Tech Education Podcast ep.13 w/Courtney Reilly
Tune in to episode 13 of the Global Career Tech Education Podcast hosted by Sylvester Chisom, with special guest Courtney Reilly, cofounder of Skillsline. Sylvester Chisom and Courtney Reilly discuss the following topics in an inspiring and insightful conversation. -How to help students prepare for the future -How to teach career ready human skills -The best tips for teachers to implement PBL -How to leverage the power of the 10 minute micro lessons Courtney Reilly Bio: Courtney Reilly is the Cofounder of Skillsline where she and her team are building the go-to platform solution for developing the essentially human, career-ready skills that students need for life-long learning and career success. Courtney has an MBA from The Wharton School of Business and is an Edtech Top 100 influencers according to Edtech digest. She is also on the national advisory board of the CAPS Network. In her previous work, Courtney led development at The ASU+GSV Summit. The premier convening of leading innovators across the education sector. The event brings together over 5,000 entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, policy makers, philanthropists, and educators for the purpose of accelerating innovation in education. Now back to Skillsline... The Skillsline platform uses mobile-first micro-lessons and active learning techniques to break complex concepts into short, engaging, and accessible challenges that enable practical shifts in mindsets and actions as learners develop their essential, career-ready skills. Access a free Global CTE Masterclass Here: https://workwithglobalcte.com/
34:20
November 03, 2022
"How To Build Successful Community Partnerships In CTE" Global Career Tech Education Podcast ep.12 w/Adam Shaw
"How To Build Successful Community Partnerships In CTE" Global Career Tech Education Podcast ep.12 w/Adam Shaw
Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.12 w/Adam Shaw "How To Build Successful Community Partnerships In CTE" Tune in to episode 12 of the Global Career Tech Education Podcast hosted by Sylvester Chisom, with special guest Adam Shaw, a celebrated Principal from South Dakota. Sylvester Chisom and Adam Shaw discuss the following topics in an inspiring and insightful conversation. -How to create enduring community partnerships in CTE -The #1 Strategy to get the support of the local business community -The Secret to developing and supporting cte teachers -How to align cte programs with the employment needs of the community -What makes the CTE community so strong in South Dakota Adam Shaw BIO Adam is the High School Principal at Madison High School in South Dakota. Under his leadership Madison does an outstanding job at giving students hands on cte experiences that expose them early to high need jobs and careers of the future. In his previous roles he has served as city commissioner of Madison, South Dakota and Superintendent of Marion School District. Adam is a forward thinking leader in cte who prioritizes building community partnerships that advance his students learning opportunities.
30:07
October 19, 2022
"The Best Way To Increase Human Connection In CTE" Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.11 w/Aaron Schorn
"The Best Way To Increase Human Connection In CTE" Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.11 w/Aaron Schorn
Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.11 w/Aaron Schorn "The Best Way To Increase Human Connection In CTE" Tune in to episode 11 of the Global Career Tech Education Podcast hosted by Sylvester Chisom, with special guest Aaron Schron, a celebrated educator and amplifier of youth in Hawaii and internationally. Sylvester Chisom and Aaron Schorn discuss the following topics in an inspiring and insightful conversation. -The deeper meaning of "Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke" - By Doing One Learns -Best practices to advance apprenticeship and mentorship in CTE programs -How to increase student agency -How the Nalukai Foundation is advancing youth entrepreneurship in Hawaii -How to unlock the creative power of the teenage mind -Best practices in product based learning -How Unrulr makes learning human-centered and joyous Aaron Schorn Bio: Aaron is a cte rockstar leader in education doing amazing work across the state of Hawaii & around the world. He is an amplifier of youth. He has a Master's In Education from the University of Hawaii. He is a thought leader in co-designing education programs rooted in youth agency and entrepreneurship. He is the Head Of Community and Growth at Unrulr, an edtech startup that makes learning human-centered and joyous.  Aaron also spent time as faculty in the Entrepreneurship and Journalism department at Hawaii Preparatory Academy(HPA). While there he led and developed the K-12 Capstone Program. He is also the Director of Alumni & Community at the Nalukai Foundation, a free ten-day intensive tech, entrepreneurship, and design boarding camp for Hawai'i high school students. Aaron is making an impact felt across the state of Hawaii and around the world.
40:06
October 05, 2022
"How Finland's Phenomenon-Based Learning Can Improve Student Outcomes" Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.10 w/Petteri Elo
"How Finland's Phenomenon-Based Learning Can Improve Student Outcomes" Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.10 w/Petteri Elo
Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.10 w/Petteri Elo "How Finland's Phenomenon-Based Learning Can Improve Student Outcomes" Tune in to episode 10 of the Global Career Tech Education Podcast hosted by Sylvester Chisom, with special guest Petteri Elo, a celebrated educator from Finland and international education consultant. Sylvester Chisom and Petteri Elo Discuss the following topics in an inspiring and insightful conversation. -The secret sauce that makes Finland's education system #1 in the world -How Phenomenon-Based Learning works -How to build a skill first CTE curriculum -How to best Implement  21st Century pedagogy -Best practices with interdisciplinary curriculum -How work life balance is viewed in Finland Petteri Elo Bio: Petteri is an educator from Finland. An expert in combining theory and practice. He has an extensive career in teaching, training and hands-on pedagogical and curriculum development. He turns his innovative and experimental practices with his students into engaging and thought provoking training concepts for educators worldwide. As a trainer and consultant Petteri has been praised for his passion, energy and expertise on issues such as curriculum development/implementation and innovative pedagogy from various viewpoints. Petteri’s way of combining theory and practice brings life to the key goals of the 21st century education. Access a free Career Tech Education Masterclass Here: https://workwithglobalcte.com/
41:11
September 22, 2022
How To Bridge The Digital Divide In Education-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.8 w/Sherry Loftin Verizon Innovative Learning Schools/Digital Promise
How To Bridge The Digital Divide In Education-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.8 w/Sherry Loftin Verizon Innovative Learning Schools/Digital Promise
Tune in to episode 9 of the Global Career Tech Education Podcast hosted by Sylvester Chisom, with special guest Sherry Loftin, Associate Director of Learning Delivery for Verizon Innovative Learning Schools & Digital Promise.   Sylvester Chisom and Sherry Loftin discuss the following topics in an inspiring and insightful conversation.   -How Verizon Innovative Learning Schools receive 2 million dollars in support and services  -How to bridge the digital divide  -How to prepare students for careers of the future  -How to Increase student agency   -How to become a Verizon Innovative Learning School partner  -How to reduce behavior issues in the classroom  -AI and the impact on education Here is a free gift for you! A Free Career Tech Education Masterclass Here: https://workwithglobalcte.com/
36:54
September 07, 2022
Competency Based Learning At Maritime High School-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.8 w/Tremain Holloway
Competency Based Learning At Maritime High School-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.8 w/Tremain Holloway
Tune in to episode 8 of the Global Career Tech Education Podcast hosted by Sylvester Chisom, with special guest Tremain Holloway, Founding Principal of Maritime High School in Seattle Washington. Sylvester Chisom and Tremain Holloway Discuss the following topics in an inspiring and insightful conversation. -Why Seattle needed a Maritime High school -The Silver tsunami is happening in the Maritime industry -Increasing diversity to Maritime industry -Power of Place based learning -Competency based learning & Durable Skills -Equity and Mastery Based transcript -Assessment as learning  -How do we get more African American males in education  -The Power of mentorship Tremain Holloway BIO: Tremain is the founding Principal at Maritime High School. He has worked in education for 10 years. Tremain earned his bachelor’s degree at North Carolina Central University and his master’s from the School of Leadership at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Maritime High School is a new, small high school that opened in September 2021 with its first 9th-grade class. Maritime is a collaborative project of Highline Public Schools, Northwest Maritime Center, Port of Seattle, and the Duwamish River Community Coalition. Tremain once said, "Our aim is not to just meet students where they are, but where they dream of being." Tremain Holloway BIO: Tremain is the founding Principal at Maritime High School. He has worked in education for 10 years. Tremain earned his bachelor’s degree at North Carolina Central University and his master’s from the School of Leadership at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Maritime High School is a new, small high school that opened in September 2021 with its first 9th-grade class. Maritime is a collaborative project of Highline Public Schools, Northwest Maritime Center, Port of Seattle, and the Duwamish River Community Coalition. Tremain once said, "Our aim is not to just meet students where they are, but where they dream of being." A free gift for you from Global CTE Learning! Access a free Career Tech Education Masterclass Here: https://workwithglobalcte.com/
36:10
August 23, 2022
Global Career Tech Education Podcast ep.7 w/Pat Brown Executive Director STEAM & CTE
Global Career Tech Education Podcast ep.7 w/Pat Brown Executive Director STEAM & CTE
Global Career Tech Education Podcast ep.7 w/Pat Brown Executive Director STEAM & CTE As we draw nearer to school starting, check out a new and exciting episode of the Global Career Tech Education Podcast. In episode 7, Sylvester has an engaging conversation with Pat Brown, Executive Director STEAM & CTE from the Fort Zumwalt School District in MO. In this episode, Sylvester Chisom and Pat Brown discuss: -Pat shares the key strategies around creating effective teaching environments for STEAM and CTE classes. -The positive benefits of educators using the explore before you explain philosophy -The Instructional sequence in other countries compared to America. -The need for CTE courses focused on high need jobs -Best practices in starting  an apprenticeship program Pat Brown Bio: Patrick (Pat) Brown brings a wealth of experience from both a practical and research-based background in education. He currently serves as the executive director of STEAM for one of the largest school districts in Missouri. He coordinates the district curriculum and instruction for all STEAM and Career and Technical Education Programs. He has also taught science lessons across the K-16 continuum. Pat is an accomplished writer, having authored five books, including the NSTA bestselling series Instructional Sequence Matters. He has also written more than 50 peer-reviewed articles. His research has been published in leading journals, including Science Education, the Journal of Science Teacher Education, and the International Journal of Science Education. The combination of Pat’s teaching and research experience has helped him better understand the types of professional learning need to reach the vision of contemporary educational reform. Access a free Career Tech Education Masterclass Here: https://workwithglobalcte.com/
36:05
August 02, 2022
Increasing student engagement with Interdisciplinary curriculum-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.6 w/Melissa Mulholland
Increasing student engagement with Interdisciplinary curriculum-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.6 w/Melissa Mulholland
Tune in to a new and exciting episode of the Global Career & Tech Education Podcast. In episode 6, Sylvester Chisom has an engaging conversation with Melissa Mulholland of Jeff Tech High, a comprehensive career and technical high school in Pennsylvania. In this episode, Sylvester and  Melissa discuss: -What it's like working in a comprehensive cte school -The Power Of Global Learning Experiences -Skills based grading for CTE -Best practices in cte & interdisciplinary curriculum -Teaching nonverbal communication & Soft Skills -Unique ways to use cte advisory committee's in the classroom About Melissa Mulholland & Jeff Tech Melissa has been teaching high school English for the past 30.5 years at Jeff Tech. During the course of her career she has held membership on many teams and leadership positions at the school including the Building Leadership Team and the local Union President. She recently wrote and tought a new course, along with her English curriculum, entitled Foundations for Life. Melissa is also an author. Her first book entitled, "The Coaching Classroom" was released in 2020. (JEFF TECH), is a comprehensive career and technical high school and adult education program. They help their students attain the educational experiences, credentials, and training they need to succeed in a high-demand career upon graduation. Listen To The More Episodes Here: https://anchor.fm/globalcte Access a free Career Tech Education Masterclass Here: https://workwithglobalcte.com/
49:35
June 14, 2022
Preparing Students For The Future Of Work Through Profession Based Learning-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.5 w/Gregg Brown
Preparing Students For The Future Of Work Through Profession Based Learning-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.5 w/Gregg Brown
Gregg Brown CAPS Network Coordinator Interview-Global CTE Podcast Ep.5 w/Gregg Brown Tune in to a new and exciting episode of the Global CTE Podcast. In episode 5, Sylvester has an engaging conversation with CAPS Network Coordinator, Gregg Brown. In this episode, Sylvester Chisom and Gregg Brown discuss: -Greg shares the key lessons the CAPS team learned while growing from a small organization to now serving 77 affiliates and over 140 school districts -The positive benefits of using Profession-Based Learning -How to build a network of educators that share resources and connections -The importance of giving students resume worthy experiences -Best practices in connecting students to real world professionals -How CAPS enhances equity in education Gregg Brown Bio: Gregg Brown is the network coordinator of “CAPS,” the Center for Advanced Professional Studies. CAPS is a Global profession-based, experiential learning model serving students in 77 affiliate programs in 140+ school districts. Gregg leads a program that brings business, community, and public education together to produce personalized learning experiences that educate the workforce of tomorrow, especially in high skill, high demand jobs. He leverages his experience in telecommunications management and education to develop and share value from the innovative CAPS model that increases the Human Capital for k12 students in preparation for the jobs of the future. Access a free Career Tech Education Masterclass Here: https://workwithglobalcte.com/
41:35
May 17, 2022
Fighting Poverty In East Africa With Youth Career Education-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.4 w/Edna Semiti
Fighting Poverty In East Africa With Youth Career Education-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.4 w/Edna Semiti
Tune in to an exciting episode of the Global CTE Podcast. Sylvester has an engaging conversation with Edna Semiti, founder of ZinduaKaria a youth serving organization focused on transforming under 35 youth in Africa with innovative and disruptive career education. In this episode, Sylvester Chisom & Edna Semiti discuss: -Her unique approach to engaging youth in Kenya with career guidance education. -How to fight poverty and unemployment in Kenya for post high school students. -The strong interest in entrepreneurship shown by youth in Kenya. -How high school Work readiness training programs are keeping students excited about learning. About Edna Semiti & ZinduaKaria: Edna Semiti is the founder of ZinduaKaria based in Nairobi, Kenya. ZinduaKaria is a youth serving organization focused on designing and delivering quality, innovative and disruptive programs that empower young people under 35 who are poorly reached, forgotten, marginalized and overlooked. We impact young people with career education, information, advice, guidance and access to meaningful employment and education opportunities. Access a free Career Tech Education Masterclass Here: https://workwithglobalcte.com/
22:49
April 26, 2022
How To Successfully Launch & Lead A CTE Statewide Consortium-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.3 w/Fawn Hall
How To Successfully Launch & Lead A CTE Statewide Consortium-Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.3 w/Fawn Hall
Tune in to an exciting episode of the Global CTE Podcast. Sylvester has an engaging conversation with South Dakota's Western Statewide CTE Consortium Director, Fawn Hall. In this episode, Fawn Hall and Sylvester Chisom discuss: -Fawn shares the key lessons she learned from launching and leading this program in South Dakota. -How to build innovative programming between schools and statewide Perkins Directors -Best practices in communicating new ideas in education -How to use gratitude to connect with leaders and teams Fawn Hall Bio: Fawn is the Director of South Dakota's Western Statewide CTE Consortium. Her personal mission is to positively impact the lives of others - personally and professionally. After working in the banking industry for several years, Fawn decided it was time to get back to what she was most passionate about - helping people succeed. This decision led her to graduate from Black Hills State University with a B.S. in Psychology, and present an exciting research project during her senior year, "The Psychological and Physiological Effects of Gratitude". Since then she has had the privilege of working with families in need, students navigating their way through higher education while meeting their personal needs, and school districts determined to ensure their students receive the best opportunities available for them to have stable and sustainable careers and/or a college education. Fawn is motivated by change, challenges, and positive people. While she is quite the independent person, she is also a believer that together we achieve more than we do on our own, which makes working within a team such a privilege. Access a free Career Tech Education Masterclass Here: https://workwithglobalcte.com/
27:03
April 07, 2022
How To Make CTE Education More Engaging For Minority Students - Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.2 w/ Dr. Michael Gibson Jr.
How To Make CTE Education More Engaging For Minority Students - Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.2 w/ Dr. Michael Gibson Jr.
Sylvester Chisom has an eye opening conversation with Dr. Michael Gibson, a 5 year cte teacher in St. Louis Public Schools. Dr. Gibson shares tips, strategies, and approaches he uses to create relevant lessons and conversations that include everything from Drake the rapper to interest rates. Mike also shares some great insights on what CTE directors and administrators can do to attract and retain more African American males to education as a profession. In this episode, Dr. Gibson and Sylvester discuss: -Strategies for making deeper connections with students -How to use things they care about to help personalize the learning experience -His best tips on self care for educators -How & why he created the Young Professionals Academy to help students -How to attract and retain more black males in education Dr. Gibson Bio: Dr. Gibson is currently the Executive Director & Founder of The Young Professionals Academy, Secondary Business Teacher, and the VP of Communication & Community for SLU Graduate Student Association. He earned his BA in Sports Management, an MBA, and EdD from Lindenwood University. Dr. Gibson is currently finishing up his MS in Educational Leadership at Saint Louis University to become a school principal. Access a free Career Tech Education Masterclass Here:  https://workwithglobalcte.com/
50:22
March 22, 2022
 3 Big Mistakes CTE Teachers Are Making That Is Keeping Students Unprepared For The Global Marketplace- Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep. 1 w/Amy Boscan
3 Big Mistakes CTE Teachers Are Making That Is Keeping Students Unprepared For The Global Marketplace- Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep. 1 w/Amy Boscan
On this episode of the Global CTE Podcast, Sylvester Chisom talks with Amy Boscan, a global cte thought leader and director of a midsized school district in Missouri. Amy and Sylvester breakdown 3 Big Mistakes CTE Teachers Are Making That Is Keeping Students Unprepared For The Global Marketplace.  We have a special invite to say thank you for listening! Join our up coming Global CTE Masterclass!   Visit: www.globalctewebinar.com  (registration is limited)
11:21
February 24, 2022
Best Practices ACTE Conference 2021 Recap-Global Career Tech Education Podcast
Best Practices ACTE Conference 2021 Recap-Global Career Tech Education Podcast
In this episode Sylvester Chisom and Amy Boscan breakdown their learning and experience presenting at the Best Practices ACTE Conference 2021. To learn more about Global CTE and a free training visit. www.globalctewebinar.com
10:45
February 24, 2022