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The Kee to Success Podcast

The Kee to Success Podcast

By TaRael Kee
This weekly podcast will cover all things education along with TaRael’s journey in life! Please share, leave a review, and follow me on Twitter @tkee06!!!
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The True Meaning of Servant Leadership w/ Dr. Cheryl Watkins
Thank you for listening to my episode about servant leadership.  Please check out cheryldwatkins.com to learn even more about Dr. Watkins and also to purchase her book!
25:57
April 20, 2022
The Politics of Education with Senator Chris Belt
Thank you for listening to my episode about the politics of education with Senator Chris Belt.
27:33
April 06, 2022
Success Is All About Steady Progress w/ Dr. Ian Buchanan
Hi, thanks for watching our video about progressing as a leader!  In this video we’ll walk you through: Who Dr. Ian Buchanan is and what he has going on  What Motivates Him  His Growth  His first leadership opportunity  What he would change in education  What's next for him His Kee's to Success?
28:51
March 23, 2022
Creating School Counseling Content w/ John Burnett
Creating School Counseling Content w/ John Burnett
22:38
February 23, 2022
Let's Celebrate NSCW22 w/ ASCA's Executive Director Jill Cook
It's National School Counselor Week and we have none other than the Executive Director of the American School Counselor Association herself...Jill CooK!
19:13
February 06, 2022
Improving Educator Wellness w/ American School Counselor of the Year Olivia Carter
Hi, thanks for watching our video about improving educator wellness!   In this video we’ll walk you through:   Who Olivia Carter is and what she has going on  What Motivates Her Her Growth  Her first leadership opportunity  What she would change in education  What's next for her Her Kee's to Success?
27:18
January 26, 2022
Three Interview Tips for School Counselors
Hello Family,    I couldn't let Christmas pass without giving you something! So, today I am giving you my three best interview tips for school counselors!  Click the link to learn more!  I hope you all have a Happy Holidays!  Subscribe to my Youtube Channel for more content!
17:04
January 19, 2022
Building The Courage to Grow in Your Profession w/ Dr. Tinisha Parker
Hi, thanks for watching our video about building the courage necessary to grow as a professional!   In this video we’ll walk you through:   Who Dr. Tinisha Parker, is and what she has going on  What Motivates Her  Her Growth  Her first leadership opportunity  What she would change in education  What's next for her  Her Kee's to Success?   ABOUT OUR CHANNEL  Our channel is about inspiration, creativity, and leadership. We cover lots of cool stuff such as my journey, emerging leaders, and how we can change the world!  Check out our channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4R2RLDrIiRLKirXjW3LWA Don’t forget to subscribe!   CHECK OUT OUR OTHER VIDEOS https://youtu.be/5mqic_qd_hM  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rf4utjZoc4E&t=9s  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_9Ekqg2UYE&t=34s  FIND US AT https://www.taraelkee.com/  DONATE CashApp $taraelkee   GET IN TOUCH Contact me @ taraelkee@gmail.com   FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL  Get updates on our Social Media Profiles!  Twitter: https://twitter.com/tkee06 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tkee06/?hl=en
23:57
January 13, 2022
What's Going on w/the Ann Arbor School Closings?
Welcome back to the Kee to Success Podcast!  This week, I am reviewing an article by Alexis Yee in The Michigan Daily.  The article is about Ann Arbor School Closings.  Alexis gives a sound answer for addressing school closures that we will discuss but it really does not address the issue of teacher burnout.  Parents have the power to assist schools in reducing teacher burnout.  Click the link below to read Alexis' article.   https://www.michigandaily.com/opinion/aaps-has-a-problem-the-solution-is-raising-pay-for-substitute-teachers/?fbclid=IwAR352tQ4nBMpccDMEJOyo2wXJg4BXGlcJjjWPDLDhxXaItEPXwVRpHSanAg  ABOUT OUR CHANNEL  Our channel is about inspiration, creativity, and leadership. We cover lots of cool stuff such as my journey, emerging leaders, and how we can change the world  Check out our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4R2RLDrIiRLKirXjW3LWADon’t forget to subscribe!   CHECK OUT OUR OTHER VIDEOS  https://youtu.be/5mqic_qd_hM  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rf4utjZoc4E&t=9s  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_9Ekqg2UYE&t=34s  FIND US AT  https://www.taraelkee.com/  DONATE  CashApp $taraelkee   GET IN TOUCH  Contact me @ taraelkee@gmail.com   FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL  Get updates or reach out to Get updates on our Social Media Profiles! Twitter: https://twitter.com/tkee06 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tkee06/?hl=en
08:42
January 05, 2022
Life is All About Growth & Grace w/ ASCA Board Member Crystal Brewer
Welcome back to The Kee to Success Podcast!  This week, Crystal Brewer tells us all about her journey to becoming an ASCA Board Member and the lessons that she learned along the way!   In this episode we’ll walk you through:  *Who Crystal is and what she has going on  *What Motivates Her  *Her Growth  *Her first leadership opportunity  *What she would change in education *What's next for her *Her Kee's to Success?   ABOUT OUR CHANNEL  Our channel is about inspiration, creativity, and leadership. We cover lots of cool stuff such as my journey, emerging leaders, and how we can change the world! Check out our channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4R2RLDrIiRLKirXjW3LWA  Don’t forget to subscribe!   CHECK OUT OUR OTHER VIDEOS  https://youtu.be/5mqic_qd_hM  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rf4utjZoc4E&t=9s  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_9Ekqg2UYE&t=34s  FIND US AT  https://www.taraelkee.com/  DONATE  CashApp $taraelkee   GET IN TOUCH  Contact me @ taraelkee@gmail.com   FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL  Get updates or reach out to Get updates on our Social Media Profiles!  Twitter: https://twitter.com/tkee06 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tkee06/?hl=en
35:07
December 29, 2021
How To Survive Second Semester As A New School Counselor
Welcome back to the Kee to Success Podcast!  Today,  I am giving tips on how to survive the second semester as a new school counselor! I linked the AP exam calendar and Illinois SAT timeline!   https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/exam-administration-ordering-scores/exam-dates https://www.isbe.net/Documents/SAT-PSAT-general-timeline-2022.pdf  ABOUT OUR CHANNEL  Our channel is about inspiration, creativity, and leadership. We cover lots of cool stuff such as my journey, emerging leaders, and how we can change the world  Check out our channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4R2RLDrIiRLKirXjW3LWA Don’t forget to subscribe!   CHECK OUT OUR OTHER VIDEOS  https://youtu.be/5mqic_qd_hM  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rf4utjZoc4E&t=9s  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_9Ekqg2UYE&t=34s  FIND US AT  https://www.taraelkee.com/  DONATE  CashApp $taraelkee   GET IN TOUCH  Contact me @ taraelkee@gmail.com   FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL  Reach out to Get updates on our Social Media Profiles!  Twitter: https://twitter.com/tkee06 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tkee06/?hl=en
05:11
December 22, 2021
Humility in Leadership w/ ASCA Board Member Gen Nelson
This week,  Gen Nelson tells us about what it is like to become an American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Board Member and also reminds us about the importance of remaining humble as an educator and school leader!  In this video we’ll walk you through:  *Who Gen is and what she has going on *What Motivates Her *Her Growth *Her first leadership opportunity *What she would change in education *What's next for her *Her Kee's to Success?  ABOUT OUR CHANNEL Our channel is about inspiration, creativity, and leadership. We cover lots of cool stuff such as my journey, emerging leaders and how we can change the world  WEBSITE taraelkee.com DONATE CashApp $taraelkee   GET IN TOUCH Contact me @ taraelkee@gmail.com   FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL Get updates or reach out to Get updates on our Social Media Profiles!  Twitter: https://twitter.com/tkee06 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tkee06/?hl=en
19:38
December 15, 2021
They Made A Way Out of No Way!
Welcome Back to The Kee to Success Podcast!  This week, I reviewed an interesting NPR Article by Elliot Williams (link below) about the Smithsonian African American History Museum.  I discuss the virtual tour and my experiences and thoughts on my tour of the facility.  It was such a powerful tour and I literally cannot wait to return.     Article  https://www.npr.org/local/305/2021/11/22/1057964879/it-s-now-possible-to-visit-the-smithsonian-s-african-american-history-museum-virtually?utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&fbclid=IwAR2zy7Njf0zTYj80ZN8J8HXcyGzkCOafK42QtcLiw4dTv2C9Qke_xlMz4ck  Virtual Tour  https://www.searchablemuseum.com/
08:14
December 08, 2021
School Happiness is a Responsibility w/ School Happiness Expert Kathleen Young
Edupreneur Kathleen Young tells us why school happiness needs to move from being a yearly objective to a stated responsibility of school leaders.  If you like the content please like, comment, subscribe and donate (CashApp- $taraelkee).  This channel is going to keep improving and providing a bright spot for ideas!  Join the movement!
28:37
December 01, 2021
How Do You Prepare for Life's Highs & Lows?
Life is full of Highs and Lows...truly successful people are capable of managing both.  They treat victory and disaster just the same.  Those moments are fleeting...so they stay focused on their mission and purpose.  We are going through seasonal challenges and work-related challenges right now.  How are you preparing to deal with them? Leave a comment below  Special shoutout to my brother Ray Sanders for the theme music and today's outro!  IG @Franchice06
20:03
November 24, 2021
Leadership Is About Giving w/ ASCA Board Member Sarah Kirk
In this episode, Sarah tells us why great leadership is more about giving to others than it is about self-aggrandizement.  Sarah is an innovative school counseling leader who is creating change all over the country!
19:15
November 17, 2021
The ISCA Conference Was Lit!!!
This week, TaRael talks about what's going on at work, the ISCA Conference, and what he thinks being a School Counselor of the Year is really about!  Please Like, Comment, and Subscribe to the Channel!  If you like this podcast share it with a friend!
19:27
November 10, 2021
Building a Positive School Culture w/ Illinois Principal of the Year '08 Eric Flohr
In this interview, Eric Flohr talks about his growth as an educator and how he has changed a school culture!
24:29
November 03, 2021
Guess Who Learned How to Livestream?!
So, this is the second take of my first time live streaming the show!  The first time I forgot to hit the mute button! LOL
17:14
October 27, 2021
Making a Lasting Impact with IPA Deputy Executive Director for Professional Learning Dr. Sue Homes
This week, I interviewed someone that I have always viewed as an educational giant in my career.  Dr. Sue Homes is constantly building relationships, creating innovative programs, and changing district cultures.  This week, she tells us how and why she is so driven to make an impact!
36:32
October 20, 2021
Save the Emergency Responses for Actual Emergencies
TaRael describes how he slowed his pace down and implemented self-care strategies to substantially reduce work-related stress!  Five points if you can catch the word that he made up in the beginning! LOL
21:58
October 13, 2021
Creating a Work-Life Balance w/ ASCA Board Member Dr. Eva Gibson
In this episode, Dr. Eva Gibson talks about what inspires her to do all of her amazing work and how she balances it!
17:14
October 06, 2021
Last Week Was Tough!!!
I Survived the "HARDEST" week in “Admin History”!!! Here are my takeaways!
13:41
September 29, 2021
Let’s Talk About Black Men and Mental Health w/ Brad Edwards from Dear Fathers
Today, Brad Edwards talks to us about all of his incredible programs that are designed and uplift men around the country.  Listen to him as he talks about his journey and programs that he co-created like Straight Mental, Books & Bourbon, and more!
26:44
September 22, 2021
Lessons From A Craaaazy Week!!!
TaRael is in his third week as an assistant principal.  The week was craaaaazy but he learned a lot and he is here to share!
17:02
September 15, 2021
Put Equity in Writing w/ Policy Guru Steve Sharp
Steve Sharp tells us that if you truly want to create meaningful change then you need to write policies that produce it!
18:58
September 08, 2021
How was the First Week of School?
TaRael reflects on the first week of school and the direction of the podcast!
20:41
September 01, 2021
Creating Opportunities w/ BMESTL Co-Founder Dr. Howard Fields
Dr. Howard Fields is an innovative leader creating opportunities for educators, school districts, and children all over the St. Louis Metro Area.  In this interview, he describes his new app called EduOpenings that will assist educators in completing applications, finding professional development, and more!
33:02
August 25, 2021
Preparing for Life's Changes
In this episode, TaRael describes how he's learned to prepare for changes in his life, career, and more!
22:58
August 18, 2021
Don't Put Limits on Yourself w/ Assistant Superintendent Dr. Eric Johnson
This is TaRael Kee's first interview!!! In this episode, Dr. Johnson and TaRael discuss purpose, transitions, and servant leadership!
11:39
August 14, 2021
So This is Definitely Episode 1
This is TaRael's first attempt at recording a podcast!  In this episode, TaRael describes his journey in education and why he wants to start a podcast.  The pod'ing will only get better so stick around!
18:30
August 07, 2021