Dynamic Leaders with Colin Cerniglia; Episode 39: Educational Leadership For Our Kids Futures with Chantal Corbin

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On today's episode of the Dynamic Leaders podcast, Colin is joined by Chantal Corbin. Chantal is currently an Elementary Principal in the Fabius-Pompey School District. Growing up, she competed in many sports including cross-country and lacrosse. And before taking on her current position she was a coach and a Physical Education teacher. 

Topics include: Chantal's Who Are You segment (1:49), when she knew she wanted to be a part of the educational world (3:01), what her athletic experience was like growing up (4:07), balancing athletics, school and a social life, and transition to a schedule-less life after college (5:56), where she got her competitive nature from (11:19), what life is like as an elementary principal (15:50), why she took the steps she did to get to where she is in her career and challenges she is overcoming in her role (17:36), why staying involved in athletics is so important to her (24:59), the importance of improving your weaknesses by learning from others (27:39), how sports will impact her life in the future (29:12), how she sees her administrator career shaping out (33:36), changes she wants to implement in the educational world (35:55), the differences of being a teacher versus being in administration (37:41), in the Learning & Development segment they chat about grit (41:49), where she gets her personal development from (44:44), and finally, who a Dynamic Leader is in her life (48:34).

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Mentioned on the pod:

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth


Intro Music: All The Small Things - Blink-182 (January 18, 2000)

Outro Music: Take It Easy - Eagles (Live: July 27, 1980 - Santa Monica, CA)

"Who Are You" Segment: Who Are You - The Who (August 1978)


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